About Joe Fournier

Joseph E. Fournier is an Attorney and a CPA who has more than twenty years experience advising and leading companies and individuals in a variety of capacities. Joe received his law degree from the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill School of Law and his Accounting degree from the University of Rhode Island. He is admitted to practice law in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, and he is a CPA. He is an Adjunct Professor and lecturer at the University level and has been a frequent speaker on business planning and legal matters.

Employment Agreements – Four Considerations

When drafting employment agreements, most of our clients are focused mostly on compensation. However, the majority of legal issues arising from employment agreements tend to impact other aspects of the employment arrangement.

By |2019-03-08T09:30:39-04:00March 8th, 2019|Blog, Employment|Comments Off on Employment Agreements – Four Considerations

Four Reasons to Have a Trust

Estate planning is not only for the wealthy. Anyone who is married, has children, or has any assets, should have at least some basic estate planning in place. This is an overview of four of the best reasons to have a Trust in place.

By |2019-03-01T09:24:15-04:00March 1st, 2019|Blog, Estate Planning|Comments Off on Four Reasons to Have a Trust

Five Tips for Managing Remote Workers

Remote workers are increasing in popularity. Offering a flexible work arrangement, including an arrangement with a work-from-home remote option, to an employee may be the most important factor in keeping an employee on-board and engaged.

By |2019-02-22T09:43:56-04:00February 22nd, 2019|Blog, Business Planning|Comments Off on Five Tips for Managing Remote Workers

Four Main Duties of an Executor

Once you have decided to address your estate planning needs, you may have to make some difficult decisions about who will be the executor (or executrix) of your estate, or the trustee of your trust, because this is the person you will be entrusting to carry out your wishes and manage the estate for your beneficiaries.

By |2019-01-24T09:35:16-04:00January 24th, 2019|Blog, Estate Planning|Comments Off on Four Main Duties of an Executor