For over 90 years, the law firm of Isaacson & Raymond has provided legal services to the greater Lewiston and Auburn communities. For nearly 60 of those years, including 33 years as Androscoggin County Probate Judge, Laurier T. Raymond, Jr. (Larry to those who know him) has stood at the helm and built a team of skilled attorneys and experienced staff.Read More
About a year ago I found myself in desperate need of a good family lawyer for what was clearly becoming an intense custody battle. In what was an emotional time, I really had no idea where to even begin.Read More
Isaacson & Raymond is pleased to announce that attorney Jason Dionne has received the Martindale-Hubbell® Client Distinction Award. This award is presented to attorneys who consistently receive high scores on client reviews left with Martindale-Hubbell® and Lawyers.com.Read More
Daniel D’Auteuil, Jr., President of Isaacson & Raymond, PA is proud to announce that Attorney Ronald L. Bissonnette has earned the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating. For many years, Martindale-Hubbell® has been widely regarded as the most prestigious and reliable source for attorney reviews.Read More
Philip M. Isaacson, President of Isaacson & Raymond, PA is proud to announce that Laurier T. Raymond, Jr. has earned the distinction of an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. For many years, Martindale-Hubbell® has been widely regarded as the most prestigious and reliable source for attorney reviews. Only 14% of attorneys in the United States hold such a distinction.Read More
It was in the winter of 2005/2006 that my wife and I decided to adopt a little girl from China. As an attorney, I was already familiar with the adoption process, having handled a few adoptions over the years in the Androscoggin and Oxford County Probate Courts. However, I learned very quickly it was very different when the “client” was you.Read More
In January, the Congress finally resolved the fiscal cliff—temporarily—by passing the “American Taxpayer Relief Act”. That’s the Good News. The Bad News is that this is a temporary situation in many ways and we could/will see some changes in the future.Read More
Isaacson & Raymond, PA is pleased to announce that effective October 1, 2012 Jason Dionne was named partner in the firm.
Ronald L. Bissonnette, a shareholder of the law firm of Isaacson & Raymond, P.A., in Lewiston will be a featured speaker at a professional seminar on Resolving Title Defects sponsored by the National Business Institute on December 11, 2008.Read More
A joint bank account can be a very useful device if used carefully and if the person who establishes it understands the implications of what he is doing.Read More
As tax season draws nearer to us, our thoughts turn to ways in which we can reduce taxes. One strategy to consider if you own real estate and are considering purchasing additional real estate is Like Kind Exchanges.Read More
The prevalence of divorce is an unfortunate reality in today’s society. A large part of society marries at least once, and sometimes two and three times. Additionally, people are putting off marriage until a much later age. Both of these trends have created marriages where either one or both individuals come into the marriage already owning assets, such as a home.Read More
There isn’t one particular business organization that would be perfect for everyone. In fact, there isn’t an absolutely perfect business organization for anyone. They all have advantages and drawbacks, but some will suit one business much better than others. In selecting a form or in changing from one form to another, you’re trying to accomplish a group of things.Read More
That’s a question I am often asked when lecturing groups interested in planning their estates. The reason behind the question is usually the desire to avoid the necessity of probate at death. Briefly speaking, I answer the question by asking five questions . . .