Comprehensive Estate Planning &

Elder Law Services

At the Estate Planning & Elder Law firm of Lahti, Lahti & O’Neill, P.C., we believe that proactive planning creates a foundation for peace of mind, financial security and personal satisfaction.

With over 70 years of combined legal experience, our Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Florida law firm has developed a comprehensive understanding of how to effectively serve our clients' estate planning and elder law needs, such as:

Lahti, Lahti & O'Neill's Headquarters
Providence, RI

Complimentary Initial Consultation…

Our free initial consultation, at no cost or obligation, provides important information on asset protection, basic and advanced estate planning, business succession planning, special needs planning, Medicaid planning, and more.

In addition, our free consultation can explain family limited partnerships, living trusts, nursing home planning, planning for incapacity, retirement planning, special needs planning, guardianships and state & federal tax law.

Contact our Providence, Rhode Island office at 401-331-0808 to arrange a meeting to discuss your questions and goals with an experienced Massachusetts, Rhode Island or Florida admitted attorney. From outside of Rhode Island, call our toll free phone line at 888-EST-ATTY, or (888) 378-2889.

We Listen Intently…

Regardless of your stage in life, it is important to consider future plans for healthcare decisions, passing your estate to loved ones, minimizing estate taxes and avoiding Probate.  We believe that we can most  effectively meet your needs by handling all of these concerns collectively.  

We listen intently to your wishes regarding your family, your acquired assets, and your objectives.  After we fully grasp your unique situation, we help you tailor a plan that will most effectively achieve your goals.

Our Certified Elder Law Attorney Can Advise and Protect…

Trust in the experience and skills of a compassionate  Certified Elder Law Attorney.  Michael T. Lahti has been so designated by the American Bar Association's approved certifying entity, the National Elder Law Foundation.  He is one of only five attorneys in Rhode Island holding this certification (among 4,200 RI attorneys).  He is one of only 24 Certified Elder Law Attorneys in Massachusetts (among 43,000 MA attorneys).

For proactive assistance in planning for Medicare or Medicaid eligibility in Rhode Island, Massachusetts or Florida, contact our Providence, RI Office at 401-331-0808.  Out-of-state residents can use our toll free phone line 1-888-EST-ATTY.

Request a Speaker...

Lahti, Lahti & O’Neill, P.C.  will be happy to conduct complimentary Estate Planning & Elder Law educational workshops and seminars for professional management organizations, retired professional groups, financial advisor firms and senior support groups.  Seminar attendees will learn ways to protect personal property, why some wills do not work, avoiding probate, easy ways to reduce estate taxes, protecting houses from nursing home expenses, and more. 

To arrange an educational seminar or workshop for a group of 25 or more people, call 401-331-0808 for a free telephone consultation with a Lahti, Lahti & O’Neill, P.C. attorney.


Here are some of the nice things our clients have said recently about our Estate Planning and Elder Law services:

  • “Mr. Lahti and associates were understanding to our needs and wants. Definitely would recommend this firm, and would go back, if needed."  -FS, Medfield, MA, June 28, 2018

  • “I am planning on having my daughter work with Michael Lahti to prepare an estate plan. Both my husband and I felt the process of completing an estate plan went very well, and we are happy that we decided to work with Michael Lahti to complete our plan.”   -K&WB, Medfield, MA, June 20, 2018

  • “A great experience! We felt well cared for!”   -LJ, Attleboro, MA, April 21, 2018

  • “Very pleased with Mr. Lahti’s assistance. Have already recommended him to friends twice.”  -K&TS, Warwick, RI, May 23, 2018

  • “Everyone was so helpful, professional and understanding during the process. Made sure we fully understood how and why, along with options. Thank you all. Definitely telling friends of our experience, and how satisfied we and our children are.”   -R&CA, Warwick, RI, May 19, 2018

  • “Attorney Lahti and the paralegal staff are very qualified and professional. Attorney Lahti answered all of my questions and went above and beyond in handling the specifics of my situation. They are a great team, also very organized.”   -RJ, Pawtucket, RI, May 16, 2018

  • “Michael was great explaining my wishes to get my affairs in order. The team works great together to get everything completed.”   -AS, Portsmouth, RI, May 15, 2018

  • “So glad my sister recommended your services.”   -F&KR, Ridgefield, CT, May 9, 2018

  • “Good experience. Learned a lot concerning wills and trusts during the process. Courteous and very knowledgeable staff.”   -KC, Woonsocket, RI, May 8, 2018

  • “Very satisfied with everything you have helped us with. We feel much more prepared for our retirement knowing our estate is in order. Thank you!”   -CJ, North Smithfield, RI, April 20, 2018

  • “The documents drawn up and given to me included a very detailed table of contents.  Very helpful for reference purposes.  Copies of all documents are retained by the firm at no charge.  The service given to me by Laurie was very prompt, efficient and correct.  I highly recommend Attorney Michael Lahti for your legal services.  -LPM, Mansfield, MA, April 2, 2018

  • “We were extremely satisfied with the legal experience we were given.  Both Attorneys Lahti were professional and attentive to our family needs.  We highly recommend them.” -C&KS, Lakeville, MA, March 31, 2018

  • “My husband and I felt extremely comfortable with both Michael and Laurie.  They are very professional and personable in making a difficult process flow smoothly.  We will recommend the office, Michael and Laurie to our family and friends with no hesitation.” -JJ, North Kingstown, RI, March 6, 2018

  • “Everyone was extremely professional.  Information was presented in a manner that was easy to understand, and legal advice was very beneficial.  We feel a sense of peace to know our affairs are in order.”  -D&TD, Warren, RI, February 2, 2018

  • “We found Michael Lahti Esq. and team to be very knowledgeable, efficient and courteous. They took the time to address all of our questions and concerns in a very comfortable way. We highly recommend them.”  -L&RF, Cranston, RI, February 1, 2018

  • “The law firm was very easy to deal with.  We gained a lot of knowledge from their expertise.” -L&DF, Norton, MA, January 14, 2018

  • “Very satisfied with the time taken to explain every detail.”  -D&MP, North Providence, RI, January 11, 2018

  • “Consultations from two prior attorneys proved confusing and too costly.  I was pleasantly surprised to discover that the Lahti’s fee was about half of one of the other firms….  I would, and do, recommend your services to the young and old alike.  Thank you.”   -RG, West Warwick, RI

  • “We couldn’t be more pleased with the firm for helping us with our estate planning needs….We never felt rushed or intimidated or confused.  They always welcomed questions and are very accessible.  Thank you for your incredible professionalism and patience in the planning as well.”-L&RD, East Greenwich, RI

  • “Very hospitable. Easy to understand and talk with.” –W&SG, Attleboro, MA, November 22, 2017
  • “We enjoyed working with Michael & Mia Lahti on our estate planning. We found both to be very professional and informative. We are pleased that they are affiliated with Fletcher Tilton as they represented our granddaughter. We would highly recommend the firm.” -G&DD, Attleboro, MA, November 21, 2017
  • “Mike and Mia were extremely competent professionals & also very nice to work with. They turned around our wills and related documents within one week. Administrative staff also very professional. Thanks for getting it done for us. We appreciate the efforts of all!” -C&DP, Portsmouth, RI, November 18, 2017
  • “Extremely professional and made us feel at ease.” –PD, Chartley, MA, November 17, 2017
  • “Everyone we encountered acted very professional, especially Mr. Lahti. He was very thorough in his explanation of all details of this trust creation and the manner he employed to resolve issues that arose in finalizing the necessary agreements reflected in the estate planning.” -K&LD, West Greenwich, RI, November 4, 2017
  • “Very informative presentation at the Blackinton Inn, and approachable personally. Very pleased with our interaction and experience.” -R&DF, Attleboro, MA, October 12, 2017
  • “Everyone who worked with me was professional, courteous and extremely patient. They were able to work around my time constraints at the time. I have suggested this office to some of my young relatives already” -GSB, Somerset, MA, October 2, 2017
  • “Estate Planning services were professional, inquisitive, thorough, timely and well executed. I am extremely satisfied.” -JTH, North Providence, RI, September 25, 2017
  • “Thank you! You were extremely organized and very thorough. The color-coded flow chart & draft were excellent ways to illustrate a complicated process.” -J&JR, East Greenwich, RI, September 21, 2017
  • “Michael Lahti provided a clear explanation of the legal issues concerning my estate, and developed an effective set of documents to address my concerns.” .”-ML, Cranston, RI, September 20, 2017
  • “I am very grateful for all the time, effort and expertise that went into preparing my documents. Mike explained everything in simple terms, so I could understand. I loved the screen presentation and color-coding. Laurie was pleasant and professional. I now have a sense of peace that everything is in order. Now I’m on ‘auto-pilot’ to enjoy the rest of my life.” -MM, Cranston, RI, September 15, 2017
  • “Michael Lahti handled my father’s estate work at a very emotional time for me and did it with the utmost professionalism and empathy. That’s why I returned to him for my own estate work.” -EG, Providence, RI, September 3, 2017
  • “We were very happy with our service at Fletcher Tilton. Michael Lahti was outstanding. He explained everything to us so, we left the office with a clear understanding of contracts we had signed.” -JS, Coventry, RI, August 29, 2017
  • “We were impressed with your professionalism and the timeline you established, and that the work was completed within that time fame. Special thanks to Kelly for responding quickly to phone call returns and emails.” -SC&DG, Bristol, RI, August 18, 2017
  • “Very easy, even enjoyable to work with. Made the whole process understandable.” -JS, Swansea, MA, August 17, 2017
  • “I was very pleased with the way you handled our particular situation. Your expertise, knowledge and patience were greatly appreciated.” -MR, East Providence, RI July 31, 2017
  • “Care and service was outstanding and respectful.” -AB, Pawtucket, RI, July 27, 2017
  • “It was nice to finally have someone explain the entire process in a way that made sense to us. Always answered all of our questions and we never felt pressured or rushed through the process. Everyone on the staff was always professional and a pleasure to deal with.”- -P&DJ, Seekonk, MA, July 18, 2017
  • “Appreciated the patience and detailed explanations and drawings on Michael’s yellow pad! Great service all round.” -S&PL, Providence, RI, July 12, 2017
  • “Professional and personable, competent and caring. Thank you for guiding us through the process with ease.” -L&JG, Exeter, RI, June 28, 2017
  • “Everyone in this office was courteous and professional. I would definitely recommend them to family and friends.” -D&JM, Swansea, MA, June 16, 2017
  • “Michael and Mia set the tone, friendly, timely and professional- who know every aspect of estate planning. The staff is a great compliment to them.”-J&CA, East Greenwich, RI, June 14, 2017
  • “We have found our experience with this firm truly enlightening. They are professional, courteous and most of all very knowledgeable in Estate Planning and Elder Law. We both are very glad that we received the invitation to attend the seminar at the Crowne Plaza which was put on by Michael Lahti. We were most impressed with his presentation and decided to go forward and set up our trust.” -C&BP, West Greenwich, RI, June 12, 2017
  • “I wish I drove off the island sooner. What a waste of time and money dealing with the local talent (?). It was a disaster. Thanks for your talks and for your work! –LK, Middletown, RI, June 3, 2017
  • “Excellent service!” –AP, Swansea, MA, June 3, 2017
  • “I’m so happy I decided to have the firm oversee my legal concerns. Their professionalism is exceptional. Their ability to communicate my needs effectively, in my legal documents, was right on target. I cannot emphasize enough how satisfied I was with the experience.” -–CL, Bristol, RI, May 16, 2017
  • “It is such a relief to know that our family and assets are protected. We feel it will be an easier process for our children when the time comes. Also, did not realize how much we really have until you do the paper work. A big plus is all the legal paper work is all done and in an easy to follow binder. Thank you Mike for explaining everything in detail, so we understood it all.” -D&MM, Rehoboth, MA, May 12, 2017
  • “Michael Lahti and his team expertly, deftly and patiently navigated the challenges of creating our estate plan. The team comes highly recommended.” –DS, Rehoboth, MA, May 11, 2017
  • “Very professional, yet innately friendly. Sensitive and considerate. Patient and thorough. Extremely competent. Provided a level of comfort and satisfaction. Genuine care and concern was experienced.” –R&PB, Portsmouth, RI, May 9, 2017
  • “Very pleased with the entire process!!!” –RP, Slatersville, RI, May 4, 2017
  • “Very impressed with the final package, in a gift bag.” - LP, Providence, RI, May, 2017
  • “Your firm helped me through the most difficult year of my life.” –KK, Little Compton, RI, April 24, 2017
  • “We were impressed by how streamlined the process was. The effort they make to maintain the power of attorney and to explain everything to any family member is impressive and somehow reassuring. They are delightful people who make Will and Estate matters actually a pleasant experience.” –T&CP, Wakefield, RI, April 24, 2017
  • “Comfortable environment, personable staff, knowledgeable. This process was not as difficult as expected. Recommending this firm to others. We feel a real sense of security now, knowing our affairs are in order.” –R&DP, Attleboro, MA, April 22, 2017
  • “Excellent, detailed and patient law firm.” –JW, Lincoln, RI, April 11, 2017
  • “Completely satisfied. Friendly staff. –PB, Providence, RI, March 29, 2017
  • “Explained concepts in layman’s terms. Friendly staff. Easy to ask questions.” -LG, North Attleboro, MA, March 23, 2017
  • “Alicia was extremely helpful and professional. She listened to our needs, understood and advised appropriately.” -RP, Coventry, RI, March 15, 2017
  • “We felt the presentation to the final signing of the estate binder was very professional and well organized.” -DD, Seekonk, MA, March 3, 2017
  • “Overall, we are satisfied with the firm, and would recommend them to others.” -M&DN, North Attleboro, MA, February 26, 2017
  • “We appreciate the time and courtesies that were extended to us. Everything was explained in simple terms that could be easily understood. All questions were answered quickly. -J&PD, Smithfield, RI, February 18, 2017
  • “Everyone was so friendly and helpful.” -P&KM, Mansfield, MA, January 30, 2017
  • “Laurie was tops!!! -GJS, Fall River, MA, January 26, 2017
  • “We were extremely pleased with Mike Lahti and everyone else in the office. Everything was made clear and simple, and explained clearly. We would recommend anyone to this office.” -JDS, Providence, RI, January 24, 2017
  • “Very professional experience. Never felt like questions were left unanswered.” -M&JC, Cumberland, RI, January 13, 2017
  • “Clearly explained the estate planning. Did not feel rushed about anything at any time.” All topics labeled easy to find. Very courteous.” -JMM, Rumford, RI, January 13, 2017
  • ““The lawyers were so knowledgeable in their work, and the members of the team so polite and courteous.” -AEZ, Warwick, RI, December 21, 2016
  • “We were extremely happy and satisfied. Thought that everything was covered, and we were treated with extreme kindness and professionalism.” -P & DM, Portsmouth, RI, December 16, 2016
  • “Everyone was very helpful, efficient, friendly and well organized.” -CC, Greenville, RI, December 15, 2016
  • “Very pleasant atmosphere, very efficient, very courteous staff. Thank you.” -JM, Slatersville, RI, November 30, 2016
  • “In the beginning the momentum could have been a little slower paced, to enable us to have more clear thoughts on the process we were engaged in. Sometimes we don’t realize that we are so good in what we do, we over assume our receptors.” -EB, Lincoln, RI, November 23, 2016
  • “We had been talking about estate planning for several years. I went to a very informative seminar, then went in for a consultation. Michael Lahti answered every question we had. We loved his ‘no pressure’ attitude. He made everything so easy. We should have done this much sooner. We can now sleep at night knowing our daughter will have an easier time when something happens to us. They also have different plans to fit your financial needs. We would highly recommend this law firm for the smallest to the largest estate plan.” -KL, North Providence, RI, November 14, 2016
  • “Very satisfied with service, knowledge and professionalism. Would definitely recommend to family/friends.” -DE, Warwick, RI, November 15, 2016
  • “We are grateful for the time and effort given to us from your law firm. The Portfolio was a great help to get organized. We thank everyone at your firm for their help.” -AC, Providence, RI, November 14, 2016
  • “My husband attended the seminar with Michael and found it very informative. We spoke to Kelly on the phone several times. She was very helpful and courteous. Alicia was wonderful. She did an outstanding job explaining the various documents to us. She was very professional, but made us feel comfortable and made a potentially intimidating situation pleasant.” -GK, November 2, 2016
  • “Michael and Mia took their time to make sure we understood everything. Very thorough and professional.” -G & FT, Scituate, RI, October 20, 2016
  • “We appreciate the time and patience to explain the documents and the confidence we feel that you will continue to address any concerns we may have in the future. P.S. Thanks for the chocolates and wine glasses!”-B & GJ, Sarasota, FL
  • “Thank you Michael and Mia for putting us at ease as we go through this process. We are looking forward to meeting with you again, and with your very caring staff.” –FRM, Pascoag, RI, October 12, 2016
  •  “We look forward to recommending your services to friends / acquaintances in the future.”-P&BW, East Greenwich, RI, September 20, 2016
  • “Everyone was courteous, respectful and professional.  We are very pleased with the fact that you completed the legal framework necessary to settle our estate, when the time comes.  Thank you.”  -D&DT, East Greenwich, RI, September 9, 2016
  • “The initial seminar at Kirkbrae was extremely informative, and convinced us that we needed to update our wills and health information.  Michael was very straight forward with valuable information.”  -W&DB, Harrisville, RI, August 23, 2016
  • “Knowledgeable, and done to our satisfaction,” - J&JK, Portsmouth, RI July 18, 2016
  • “Starting with the seminar and office visits we attended, all were very informative. Michael, Mia and all the staff were very friendly and helpful with our many questions. Thanks!” - R&CB, Greenville, RI July 15, 2016
  • “From our initial meeting with Michael, until the end of our whole estate planning procedure, it was the most educational, professional and stress less experience! Thank you so much.”- D&RF, Middletown, RI July 1, 2016
  • “Recommended you to our friends. Very Satisfied!” - B&DD, W. Greenwich, RI June 28, 2016
  • “I found all the folks in the office to be very friendly. Job was well done in a timely and professional manner. There were no pressure tactics to go for more than what I wanted.” - TN, Riverside, RI June 14, 2016
  • “Terrific! Professional!” - A&AD, East Providence, RI May 5, 2016
  • “Very satisfied with all aspects of the estate planning experience.”- J&KB, Bristol, RI May 6, 2016
  • “It’s great to have the peace of mind that a comprehensive estate plan provides. Working with a legal team that specializes in this area is the only way to go.” - J&EK, Cumberland, RI April 19, 2016
  • “Well organized. Clear discussion & overview. Very satisfied.”- A&DK, West Warwick, RI April 8, 2016
  • “As I opened the (LL&O) binder, I was again impressed with the organization and ease of use. My husband and I are totally satisfied with your services, and we are relieved to get all this business taken care of. Thank you again.” - DM, Middletown, RI April 5, 2016
  •  “You are the most client satisfaction focused legal team we have ever experienced.  Your work is thorough, detailed, well explained and very we presented and organized.  Mike and Mia and the entire staff have been so nice to work with, and very patient with us.  We have already referred you to our friends and family.”- WL, Tiverton, RI, March 21, 2016

  • “An estate is representative of investing/saving of your assets that you have worked for. Michael Lahti provided me with an estate plan that is comfortable and protected.  Michael is very knowledgeable of estate law, explained the trust very clearly and put my mind at ease.  Additionally, Mia was engaging and provided explanations that were straightforward, and she encouraged me to call the office at any time should I have a question.  Thank you Michael and Mia, and to Kelly for fielding my telephone calls with courtesy. - 

    AF, North Kingston, RI, March 21, 2016

  • “Excellent communication and explanation” - EF, Plymouth, MA, March 19, 2016

  • “We are very happy with your professionalism, and your complete explanations making our trust easier to understand.  Well done!” - C&BJ, Barrington, RI, March 11, 2016

  • “Very knowledgeable attorney and staff.  We appreciated the time spent with us, and the quick response to all our follow-up questions.  Thank you.” - S&JJ, Warwick, RI, February 26, 2016

  • “My wife and I are both ‘elders’ and are experiencing some aging issues.  However, attorney Mike, Alicia and the ladies in office were so gracious with us, as they guided us through our trust with patience and understanding.  I am very happy we have our trust in place.” - JC, North Attleborough MA, February 20, 2016

  • “Very professional and friendly legal work. We are extremely satisfied.  Thank you.” - J&NP, Bristol, RI February 12, 2016

  • “All good-friends impressed.  Hope kids will feel eased now that they know I am not worried.” - KM, Wakefield, RI, January 23, 2016

  • “Very pleased with Michael’s presentation that convinced me to have Lahti, Lahti & O’Neill handle my estate planning, and do it now.  Very pleased with the professional and thorough work filling my needs, including some I did not know I had.  My thanks to Laurie and Alicia for their excellent explanations and professionalism.” - DP, Seekonk, MA, January 22, 2016

  • “Out of three firms we talked to, Lahti, Lahti & O’Neill was by far the most helpful and professional.” - K&DR, Greenville, RI, January 19, 2016

  • “Breakfast meeting in Bristol was very professional & informative.  Office visits very efficient and right on time.  Very personable attorneys and staff.” - RC, Barrington, RI, January 12, 2016

  • “Very clear explaining in detail and in recommending what we could do regarding our will, power of Attorney, financial account and dispersments, etc.  Basically answered all our questions, and took care of all of our needs.  Satisfied and happy to have this firm handling our affairs.” - R&JM, North Attleboro, MA, January 12, 2016
  • “Thank you for a job well done. We have already recommended the firm to friends.”- F&DF, North Attleboro, MA, December 23, 2015
  • “Thanks for providing us with an estate plan that satisfied all of our goals. The communications, patience & professionalism we received left us confident & comfortable.” - GC, Swansea, MA, December 19, 2015
  • “I appreciate Michael’s patience in explaining various options, and for his recommendations.” - SB, Sharon, MA, November 23, 2015
  • “Very happy with your knowledge, help and patience as, we went through this process.” - R&MS, Pawtucket, RI, November 29, 2015
  • “Very pleased, very professional." - KS, Seekonk, MA, November 11, 2015
  • “A very satisfactory and worthwhile experience. The firm is very easy to do business with.” - C&JP, Stuart, FL, November 6, 2015
  • “I was referred to Lahti, Lahti & O’Neill by my CPA. I had asked two different lawyers to advise me and to draw up the appropriate trust and will for me. I did have some unusual circumstances to be incorporated, but neither followed through. Lahti, Lahti & O’Neill’s staff understood what I saw as complicated in my first meeting, and had a draft ready in my second meeting, and made the required filings of documents promptly. I am so very satisfied with these specialist.” - CM, Cranston, RI, November 3, 2015
  • “We were treated through our experience with the entire staff with courtesy and respect. In particular, Ms. Laurie LaRoche and Mr. Michael Lahti, Esq. provided us with services above and beyond our expectations.” - RL, Warwick, RI, October 29, 2015
  • “We received an estate plan fully supportive of our needs at present. Very satisfied!” - P&JT, Middletown, RI, October 22, 2015
  • “Excellent support help.” - R&EC, North Attleboro, MA, October 21, 2015
  • "Alicia was very professional and understood fully what we needed to have done.”  -MD, East Greenwich, RI, September 24, 2015
  • “Tremendous! For the first time in our marriage we are on the same page regarding our plans for the future and knowing what we have.” - GMS, Cumberland, RI, September 17, 2015
  • “Everyone there was courteous, professional and knowledgeable. Thank you for a job well done.” - CSR, East Greenwich, RI, September 9, 2015
  • “Good experience! Staff is pleasant and business-like. Inspired confidence for us to make the necessary decisions.” - J&BD, Attleboro, MA, August 21, 2015
  • “I have referred two other individuals.” - HF, Providence, RI August 24, 2015
  • “From the first conversation on the phone, to the very personal meeting with Michael, Alicia and Co. --the service has been professional, instructive and warm! You have brought us through a difficult life-changing time with grace and comfort. Kudos to you all.” - CC, East Orleans, MA, August 14, 2015
  • “We were very impressed with the professionalism, expertise and level of detail from our first meeting to the last as LL&O. I would highly recommend them to anyone as the best of the best in the estate planning field!” - D&JD, Hopkinton, MA August, 2015
  • “First I liked the low pressure, very informative seminar I attended. Mr. Lahti and staff were professional, yet folksy (made me comfortable). Judging by my last experience with a lawyer, the fee was very fair (bang for the buck.)” - RD, Riverside, RI, July 15, 2015
  • “Very professional.” - MR, Seekonk, MA, July 7, 2015
  • “Thanks to the expertise and professionalism of Michael Lahti and all the staff. We feel confident and at ease that our living trust will reflect all our wishes and concerns. Out trust is a rock solid product. Further, Mike and all the Staff exhibit a heartfelt and sincere concern for their clients. Thank you!” - W&AS, East Greenwich, RI, June 28, 2015
  • “We drove 60 miles from Massachusetts to Providence knowing we were in great hands, as Michael Lahti had handled my husband’s parents and my parent’s estates. All our concerns were met from start to finish. Michael and Mia Lahti and the staff are both professional and personable. We also felt right at home through the whole process.” - S&BP, Maynard, MA, June 22, 2015
  • “Thank you Mike. We appreciate your efforts in helping us set up our estate plan, and look forward, when necessary, to your guidance in the future” – MM, North Attleboro, MA June 21, 2015
  • “For the past fifteen years I have been seeking to put my affairs in order. I was nervous and concerned and kept putting it off. On a whim, I attended a workshop put on by Lahti, Lahti & O’Neill and was pleasantly drawn into the information at this workshop. I made an appointment to meet with the legal team and continued on, making the decision to go forward and put my affairs in order. Now I feel comfortable I made the right choice and can check it off my bucket list! Thank you!” - DM, Rehoboth, MA, June 2, 2015
  • “My experience with the law firm has been very positive. All of my questions were answered and acted on. Everything was completed in a timely manner. I would definitely recommend Lahti, Lahti and O’Neill.” - JM, Barrington, RI, May 31, 2015
  • “We were very pleased with our experience from start to finish. The luncheon we attended was an excellent overview of estate planning. It convinced us it was time to take this step and your office was the place to do it. Thanks again.” - G&EB, Attleboro, MA, May 19, 2015
  • “Found everyone very helpful in explaining what was going to happen in each stage of process, and clearly explained all questions in all parts of the documents. Glad to have been able to do all documents as one step. Complete service was provided. Great service.” - FA, Attleboro, MA, May 14, 2015
  • “Both Mr. and Mrs. Lahti were knowledgeable, efficient and well organized. Both were a pleasure to work with.” - S&JF, Dartmouth, MA, May12, 2015
  • “Personable, caring and thoughtful experience. Thank you for helping us plan for the future and take care of our family.” - MR, Dartmouth, MA, May 3, 2015
  • “We were very satisfied with the professional service we received. Everyone was very thorough and efficient, which made the process very easy for us. Thank you.” - G&HA, Mansfield, MA, April 23, 2015
  • “Very professional and knowledgeable. Thank you!” - T&GO, Cranston, RI, April 17, 2015
  • “Attorney Michael T. Lahti made us feel very comfortable throughout the entire process. He was very informative and answered all our questions. His staff was excellent in handling all our paper work. Attorney Lahti put our minds at ease in making the decisions we made. He is a very sincere and honest person. Thank you for all your guidance and advice.” - AP, North Providence, RI, April 7, 2015
  • “Very happy with the experience.  Very professional and organized.” – NV, Fairhaven, MA March 13, 2015

  • “We felt we were educated in an area we knew nothing about.  The entire staff was willing to give us time, especially when we may have asked the same question more than once.  They were also very patient.” – GP, Warwick, RI, March 11, 2015

  • “Service up to this point has been great!” – D&KP, Norton, MA, March 11, 2015 

  • "I was impressed by the professional attitude of your office.  The whole process was painless and pleasurable.   I now feel confident that my last wishes will be fulfilled.  This takes a burden off my mind.  I will highly recommend your office to my fellow workers at the Preservation Society."  - RPR, Newport, RI, December 19, 2014
  • “Very Professional.” - MDJ, Greenacres, FL,  November 5, 2014

  • “Michael did a great job explaining all documents and their importance to our estate.  Well done.  We will refer others to him.”  - T & BV, East Greenwich, RI,  November 4, 2014

  • “Extremely concise and understandable.”  JJ, Natick, MA ,  November 2, 2014

  • “Congenial, pleasant, timely, thorough, patient.”  AC, North Kingstown, RI,  October 28, 2014
  • “We were made to feel very comfortable.  All of our questions were answered in terms we could understand, which was important to us.  Michael was very professional yet friendly and attentive to our needs.  I would definitely recommend their services." D & JH, Tiverton, RI,  October 24, 2014
  • “My wife and I are very satisfied with the final results and the professional way the process was handled.” L & CJ, Attleboro, MA,  October 16, 2014

  • “Thank you for doing everything in such a timely manner.  We appreciate how thorough the work was done because it gave us such peace of mind.”  - C & MR, Tiverton, RI,  October 10, 2014

  • “Michael was totally professional, as his staff, and was gracious enough to rectify our will and trust that was not done to protect us 100% to our wishes by another attorney.  What he charged us was greatly acceptable.  We should have come to LL&O first.”  - C & BP, Johnston, RI,  September 12, 2014

  • “We are extremely pleased with the efficiency, thoroughness, and professionalism of the entire staff and the volume of documents provided.  We highly recommend LL&O to anyone considering traversing the complicated road of estate planning; LL&O provided a clear map to follow.”  D & BC, Mansfield, MA,  September 5, 2014

  • “Pleasant, professional and prompt.  Well-informed and customized services/products to individual needs.  Thank you.”  RR, Bristol, RI,  September 3, 2014

  • “Michael explains everything very thoroughly and is very patient with all our questions.  Our time frame may have caused you problems.  Thanks for your patience and sending us a letter to keep us informed about the Lady Bird deed.” I & HG, Portsmouth, RI,  August 26, 2014

  • “Everyone at LLO is extremely kind and courteous.  Enjoyed your breakfast seminar very much, and the glasses and tote were a nice touch.  It made us feel connected.” - LM, Cumberland, RI,  August 21, 2014
  • “All processes of establishing our Trusts were thoroughly explained and professionally managed.  We are grateful to Michael Lahti and his expert staff for assisting us in this important accomplishment.” - P & M S, Portsmouth, RI,  August 10, 2014

  • “Thank you preparing the definitive documents required for my Estate Plan, so that I now have full confidence everything will function according to my wishes.” - PW, Tiverton, RI,  July 30, 2014 

  • “After our first meeting with Michael Lahti we finally felt the urgency to “get our affairs in order.”  This occurred because Michael met with us on Saturday to prepare the documents and late one afternoon to finalize with witnesses.  Overall, a very smooth and pleasing experience.” - JT & SD, Bristol, RI,  July 26, 2014 

  • “Everyone took the time to answer all our questions, in some cases several times.  You wanted us to understand the entire process and we do.  The entire process was explained in a friendly, professional manner.”  -  PG, North Kingstown, RI, June 19, 2014

  • “Michael was great--thorough, comprehensive and clear in all of his explanations.  His team works well together and completed all of our legal work in a timely manner.”  - P & KW, Providence, RI, June 18, 2014

  • “When dealing with such a sensitive matter as estate planning is, it was nice to have the skills, compassion, patience and kindness of a staff such as Lahti, Lahti & O’Neill, P.C. to guide you through the process.  The end result for me was 100% peace of mind in all my decisions and plans." - LR, Lincoln, RI June 18, 2014 

  • “Went well.  Firm members very personable.  Explanations were quite clear.” - J & DC, Coventry, RI, June 18, 2014

  • “Thanks to Attorney Michael Lahti, Laurie and Rose.  I have peace of mind knowing that my estate plan documents are in order.” - MC, Warwick, RI June 13, 2014 

  • “Thank you for your good education and services provided.  We are awaiting for a call back related to access to money for final expenses, when most all of our money and assets go directly to our beneficiaries (adult children.)” - D &PZ, Coventry, RI, June 10, 2014 

  • “You made my estate planning a very good experience.  I would, and have recommended your law firm to many friends and family.” - RR, Johnston, RI, June 8, 2014 

  • “The firm, from principal, to a patient, knowledgeable and downright friendly workforce, certainly earned our respect and confidence.  Materials and in-depth explanations were sincere and very informative.” - J & MH, Barrington, RI, June 1, 2014
  • “Both Michael and Mia Lahti were extremely personable, as well as professional.  Legal issues and details were explained in a manner that was very easy to understand.” - JS, Providence, RI May 27, 2014 
  • “Michael spent a lot of time explaining the legal part, and Laurie spent a lot of time explaining the paralegal part, so that we understood everything that was going on. It was worth the cost and time spent. I would recommend Lahti, Lahti and O’Neill, P.C to everyone. I am very satisfied…they’re all great!” - ET, Coventry, RI, April 24, 2014

  • “The entire organization was professional, considerate, knowledgeable and thorough. My questions and concerns were answered. I felt comfortable.” - RM, Warren, RI, April 10, 2014

  • “Mr. O’Neill was great to work with and we will recommend to any family and friends.” - W&BB, Newport, RI, April 6, 2014

  • “Everyone was very professional and answered all my questions satisfactorily. I felt very comfortable throughout the process.” - TD, Cumberland, RI, March 27, 2014

  • “We felt very comfortable with this service. The staff was extremely helpful and knowledgeable. After attending the seminar we knew Lahti, Lahti & O’Neill was the right choice. Thank you!” - NA, Johnston, RI, March 21, 2014

  • “Since my wife and I have no legal background, we both appreciated the simple language in explaining the complications of a trust in layman terms.” - J&MR, Attleboro, MA, March 7, 2014

  • “I have already recommended Lahti, Lahti & O’Neill to another person who has since used the office on her own. Everyone (lawyers, paralegals) and other office staff were all extremely professional, pleasant and willing to go ‘the extra mile!’ I feel relieved that all this work has been done, and relieved to know that someone will contact me when I need to review it. Merci, merci, merci, thanks! - PG, Taunton, MA, January 25, 2014

  • “I found the experience to be informative and helpful. For a process that could be very stressful, we were put at ease. My children were pleased that the priority was myself, and what I wanted. I was comfortable that I was making the best choices for my future.” - LS, Lincoln, RI, January 20, 2014

  • “We realized at the LL&O seminar that this was the kind of comprehensive estate planning that we were looking for. Michael was wonderful to work with, easy to understand and knowledgeable in the law. It is such a great feeling to know that our health care and financial affairs are in order.” - J&JB, East Greenwich, RI, January 15, 2014

  • “We have peace of mind knowing that all of our affairs are in order.  It was a very smooth and easy process.  Thank you so much for the great service that you have provided.”  - R&JH, Seekonk, MA November 7, 2013

  • “Outstanding presentation of our legal concerns.  Felt very comfortable throughout.  Well worth the cost and effort."  – R&DC, North Kingstown, RI, October 31, 2013

  • “Very friendly law firm.”  – SPC, Cranston, RI, October 23, 2013

  • “All the ladies were very efficient and walked me through all the documents, so I could understand.  I walked away very happy about my estate & will.”  - DN, Cumberland, RI, October 18, 2013

  • Have recommended others, indicating confidence and a positive experience on our part, or we would not have done this.  Both extremely satisfied.  For us personally, pleased that Mr. Lahti is versed in Rhode Island & Florida law.”  - A&NS, Warwick, RI, October 6, 2013

  • “Never felt rushed. Everything was explained in detail in a way that was easy to understand. When in the office, the attorneys and associates remained solely focused on us. We learned a lot about estate planning and are confident that our wishes will be met and our assets safe-guarded.
    It’s wonderful knowing that we can contact you whenever we have questions or need advice, and that, unless major changes are needed, there will be no additional costs. Also good knowing our heirs can contact you for advice as well. The entire process was a pleasant and rewarding experience.” - C&WW, Johnston, RI, September 3, 2012

  • “Enjoyed the seminars and followed through with consultation. I don’t know why I waited so long. What I put off for so long turned out to be a pleasant experience. Thank you for your help. Well Done!” - DD, Providence, RI, July 28, 2013

  • “I found the staff as well as Mr. Lahti very personable and helpful.” - JC, Somerset, MA, July 26, 2013

  • “Mike demonstrated excellent listening and problem-solving skills when we met with him recently. We left his office with a game plan that all of us felt good about.” - SD&KC, Duxbury MA, July 18, 2013

  • “We are extremely satisfied with all aspects of our relationship at your office; certainly, trust being the most important. As we felt immediately that we could have utmost confidence in everyone there. There never was, and still isn’t any doubt that we found the right people, both professionally and otherwise to handle our affairs. Thanks so much!!” - R&SP, Warwick, RI, July 17, 2013

  • “I was pleasantly surprised at my experience with Lahti, Lahti, and O’Neill, having been badly taken advantage of from another Providence firm 15 years ago.” - LC, Warren, RI, July 10, 2013
  • “We were very pleased with our experience with everyone at your office-especially Michael. We were impressed with your legal advice, attention to detail and your patience.  It was a very positive experience.  Thank you.” – JAA, Barrington, RI, June 30, 2013

  • “We were very satisfied with the legal work.  Everything was explained very well and Michael had patience with all our questions.  Would recommend the firm to family and friends!  In fact we already have!” - R&KF, Coventry, RI, June 29, 2013

  • “My wife and I were very satisfied with the legal services provided by the Lahti firm.  Michael Lahti was extremely knowledgeable and was very professional, as were his paralegals.  We would highly recommend Mr. Lahti and his firm.”  - J&JK, Bristol, RI, June 26, 2013

  • “Knowledgeable, efficient, organized, excellent follow-through.  Impressive process, very professional.  Have the feeling our legal work was implemented correctly.  Comfortable with the answers to all our questions.”  - TF & CS, Tiverton, RI, June 21, 2013

  • “A great experience working with knowledgeable people.” – VS, Seekonk, MA, June 21, 2013

  • “Very relaxed atmosphere and very informative.  I gained a very good understanding of my affairs, now and in the future.” – RR, Cumberland, RI, June 15, 2013

  • “We found the staff to be very professional and the work very thorough.” - C&JI, Johnston, RI, June 14, 2013

  • “Michael made us comfortable by way of the time he spent with us and his patience with explanations in responding to our concerns.  Michael’s use of charts (colored) helped us understand how our trusts will work.” – J&RM, Smithfield, RI, June 4, 2013

  • “Thank you for all you have done.  I did not know what to expect-how things work- but from the first call to your office to the last meeting I was very comfortable.  Thanks again for the great experience I had with you.” – MCL, Taunton, MA, April 29, 2013

  • “Very accommodating!” – CI, Cranston, RI, April, 17, 2013

  • “The know-how and experience is quite evident, and I feel fortunate to have met and chosen Michael Lahti for my estate planner.” – HFM, Cumberland, RI, April 15, 2013

  • “Knowledgeable, honest, courteous and professional.  Never felt rushed or uncertain of how to proceed with decision making.  Thanks!” – PA&LAH, Warren, RI, April, 3, 2013

  • “Professional and friendly staff.  A positive experience.” – JA, North Kingstown, RI March 29, 2013

  • “Michael Lahti and his firm are professional and knowledgeable .  He was very patient in answering our many questions, and in imparting his knowledge upon us.  He also made great suggestions when we were unsure in how to proceed.” – R&RJ, Rehoboth, MA, March 26, 2013

  • “After attending a LLO, P.C free seminar and free informational estate planning consultation with Michael Lahti, we knew that LLO was the right law firm for us.  Mike’s knowledge, experience and professionalism convinced us that we were in good hands.” - P&BS, Lincoln, RI, March 23, 2013

  • “I will say it was a pleasure working with your firm.” - CN, North Kingstown, RI, March 20, 2013

  • “From the initial seminar until the final meeting we found Michael Lahti and staff to be efficient, knowledgeable, and extremely patient in explaining estate planning and elder law.” - P&PY, East Greenwich, RI, January 31, 2013

  • “We both were very satisfied with the way we were treated and would recommend your firm.” - E&CH…Portsmouth, RI, December 12, 2012
  • “Appreciate your help--quite happy with the outcome.”  - EB…Waldoboro, ME, December 11, 2012
  • “Very satisfied with Mike and Laurie--I worked with both of them.” - RR…Bristol, RI, December 9, 2012
  • “Extremely professional in all aspects of the job.  Prompt replies to all questions."  - MB…Harwich, MA, December 7, 2012
  • “Office is very professional, efficient and friendly.  Overall, getting this living trust set up was a good experience.”  - C&KH…West Greenwich, RI, December 7, 2012
  • “Very Good.”  - AF…Cumberland, RI, December 7, 2012
  • "I feel comfortable that my ‘affairs’ are in order, thanks to Michael and his staff.  My folder, with all its pertinent papers, is completed.  Now I can get onto some more pleasant things.”  - RD…Cumberland, RI, December 6, 2012
  • “From your initial seminar, to every consultation--it was a unique experience.”  - D&DD…North Providence, RI, November, 17, 2012
  • “We thought your presentations were well organized and very informative.  You spent a good amount of time with us, and we never felt rushed through any phase of the presentations.” - WF…Middletown, RI, August 13, 2012
  • “Through & knowledgeable, Mike was very good at pointing out different areas for us to consider.” - J&PS…Tiverton, RI, August 10, 2012

  • “Thanks Michael, you made the experience enjoyable.” - K&JM…Rochester, MA August 10, 2012

  • “Outstanding and very professional service.  We would highly recommend LL&O for top notch estate planning.”  - T&JB…Smithfield, RI, July 31, 2012
  • “We feel confident that a thorough estate plan has been established for our family with this firm’s expertise and guidance.”  - MG…Cumberland, RI, July 31, 2012
  • “Phone calls were returned promptly.”  - CG…North Providence, RI, July 30, 2012
  • “You made a difficult task easier to deal with.  Thank you.”  - JM…Bristol, RI, July 30, 2012

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The testimonials listed above have been voluntarily provided by clients of Lahti, Lahti & O’Neill, P.C. These clients have given the firm written permission to use their words. All testimonials are on file at Lahti, Lahti & O’Neill, P.C., One Richmond Square, Suite 303N, Providence, Rhode Island 02906.  Testimonials, references and past results do not guarantee or predict future results.

With three office locations in Providence, New Bedford and Cape Cod, the attorneys of Lahti, Lahti & O'Neill, P.C. assist clients throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Areas we serve in Rhode Island include Barrington, Block Island, Bristol, Burrillville, Central Falls, Charlestown, Coventry, Cranston, Cumberland, East Greenwich, East Providence, Exeter, Foster, Gloster, Hopkinton, Jamestown, Lincoln, Little Compton, Middletown, Narragansett, Newport, New Shoreham, North Kingstown, North Providence, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, Portsmouth. Providence, Richmond, Scituate, Smithfield, South Kingstown, Tiverton, Warren, Warwick, Westerly, West Greenwich, West Warwick and Woonsocket.

We also routinely work with clients throughout Southeastern Massachusetts including Acushnet Center, Attleboro, Barnstable, Barnstable County, Bourne, Brewster, Centerville, Chatham, Cotuit, Dartmouth, Dennis, Dighton, Eastham, East Falmouth, Edgartown, Fairhaven, Fall River, Falmouth, Freetown, Harwich, Hyannis, Lakeville, Mansfield, Marstons Mills, Mattapoisett, Marion, Mashpee, North Attleboro, North Dartmouth, Norton, Orleans, Osterville, Plainville, Provincetown, Raynham, Rehoboth, Rochester, Sandwich, Seekonk, Somerset, South Attleboro, South Dartmouth, Swansea, Taunton, Tisbury, Truro, Vineyard Haven, Wareham, Wellfleet, West Barnstable, West Yarmouth, Westport, Yarmouth, Bristol County, Barnstable County, Plymouth County and Kent County.

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