Elder Law
Medicaid Planning/Medicaid Applications and Appeals
Estate Planning
Estate Administration
Interfamily Real Estate Transactions


O'Connor & Rivard Attorneys PC is pleased to be looking forward to its 28th year in practice in 2019!

Attorney Brenda M. Rivard and her paralegal, Teresa A. Amici, are here to assist you with your legal needs.  The firm is located on the first floor of a home in a residential area with convenient on-street parking in Worcester, Massachusetts.  Attorney Rivard
encourages her clients to think of her as their “primary care attorney.”  Attorney Rivard will provide you with the appropriate advice in those areas in which she practices, and refer you to another lawyer or professional whom she trusts if your concern is outside of her areas of practice or expertise.  If you are unable to come to the office due to your health or other circumstances, she can visit clients in their homes, hospitals and nursing homes.  

Attorney Rivard focuses her practices in the areas of elder law, estate planning, special needs planning and estate administration (probate).  This includes estate planning for all ages, planning for individuals with special needs, asset preservation, Medicaid (MassHealth) planning, Medicaid (MassHealth) applications, elder law and probate matters such as estate administration, guardianships and conservatorships.

Attorney Rivard addresses the lifetime needs of individuals, couples, and families at all stages of life to best preserve their choices, assets and values.  She assists in planning for the maintenance and welfare of your families, healthcare, residential transitions, incapacity and death. She provides counsel concerning matters such as
Wills, Trusts, Health Care Proxies, Durable Powers of Attorney, Declarations of Homestead, Guardianships, Conservatorships, Medicaid planning and applications for community and nursing home care, post death matters and Estate Administration and Care and Housing options.

Forms of payment accepted:  Check, Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. 

Listen to my radio program "Life's Transitions" on Emmanuel Radio on Sundays at 2:30 p.m., Mondays at 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m.