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Will and Estate Planning Checklist in Massachusetts

April 1, 2021

How Important is a Will or Estate Plan Everyone should work with a Massachusetts estate planning lawyer to develop an estate plan. Regardless of your age, your health, or your profession, having an estate plan allows you to be prepared for unexpected events and to ensure that you have done everything you can to take […]

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Do I Need a Probate Attorney?

February 12, 2021

Should I Hire a Probate Attorney? When you are the executor of an estate in Massachusetts, or when a loved one has recently passed away, you may not know how to move forward in resolving the estate. An experienced  Massachusetts probate attorney can help walk you through the steps necessary to administer the estate. Probate […]

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Does Filing Bankruptcy in Massachusetts Clear All Debt?

January 19, 2021

Can Bankruptcy Clear All Debt? Most consumers who are considering filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy or Chapter 13 bankruptcy are doing so because they are assuming that a bankruptcy filing can help them to get their debt under control. With a Chapter 7 case, consumers are presuming that they will be eligible to have their […]

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How Much Debt Do I Have to Be in to File Chapter 7

December 28, 2020

When to File Chapter 7 When you are considering Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are probably wondering if you are in enough debt that it makes sense to file for a liquidation bankruptcy. You also might be wondering about your eligibility for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, and whether the amount of debt you owe can make you […]

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How Much Does it Cost to File Bankruptcy in Massachusetts?

December 14, 2020

Bankruptcy Filing Cost in Massachusetts? Anyone who is considering Massachusetts consumer bankruptcy may be wondering about the cost they will pay for an experienced bankruptcy lawyer. If you are considering a Chapter 7 bankruptcy or Chapter 13 bankruptcy case in Massachusetts, you might be considering moving forward in your case without an attorney, thinking that […]

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How to File Bankruptcy in Massachusetts

November 3, 2020

Filing Bankruptcy in Massachusetts If you are struggling to pay your debts and the ability to pay has become overwhelming, it may be time to consider consumer bankruptcy in Massachusetts. When debtors are considering consumer bankruptcy, it is important that they understand the process for filing. The following information details the basic steps that are […]

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The COVID-19 Toll: For Whom the Statute Tolls in MA

October 6, 2020

For Whom the Statute Tolls (And What Does That Mean During a Pandemic?) While the word “toll” seems to equate itself with payment on a highway or with Edgar Allan Poe’s infamous poem, in the legal community, tolling a deadline isn’t as ominous as it sounds. This is a legal doctrine that simply means to […]

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Filing for Divorce in Massachusetts During a Global Pandemic

September 21, 2020

Filing for Divorce During Covid-19 Divorces are an emotionally taxing process, and with the current global pandemic putting a halt on most of everyday life, this already arduous process can become more stressful. In Massachusetts, there are different options for filing for divorce: it can be either a fault or no-fault divorce and contested or […]

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Employee Rights During a Global Pandemic in Massachusetts

September 2, 2020

As offices in Massachusetts begin to open in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an uncertain feeling that many employers and employees are starting to experience: what is going to be the “new normal”? While all employers should follow the CDC, federal, and state/local Covid-19 guidelines, it is important to know what rights […]

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COVID-19 Restraining Order Laws in Massachusetts

August 19, 2020

How Has COVID-19 Affected Restraining Orders in Massachusetts? In Massachusetts, there are two different types of restraining orders that a person can request from a court. The first is called an Abuse Prevention Order, governed by G.L.c. 209A. The second one is called a Harassment Prevention Order, which is governed by G.L.c. 258E. An experienced […]

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