Legal Updates

Brokers Beware

Earlier this month, a Natick real estate broker was fined $41,235 by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection for improper removal of asbestos. According to the Metrowest Daily News: The broker, David J. Oliveri, said he was not invol… Read More
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The Corporation v. The LLC

We’re often asked by new business owners whether a corporation or an LLC is right for them.  Our answer is always the same – it depends entirely on your business model and what you are looking to accomplish.  There are advantages and disadvanta… Read More
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Don't Go It Alone

Tips from a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer When pursuing workers’ compensation benefits, a quick web search will provide useful information on the basic structure of the Massachusetts’ workers’ compensation statute and lost time benefits av… Read More

Today's Real Estate Market A ‘Once-In-A-Generation Opportunity’

Greg Rand, a 20-year real estate veteran and CEO of OwnAmerica, says now is the time to invest in real estate. Rand compares the current market to the years following the Great Depression when market conditions sparked a boom that sustained 65 years… Read More
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Understanding the Security Deposit Law

In an effort to protect against the costs of future damages to an apartment or unpaid rent, a landlord commonly collects a security deposit at the commencement of a new tenancy.  However, this same practice, designed to protect the landlord, often c… Read More
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What You Need to Know About the Massachusetts Safe Driving Act

As of September 30th, all drivers in Massachusetts are prohibited from using a cell phone or other handheld device to compose, send or read electronic messages while behind the wheel.   This includes e-mailing, internet browsing and related activit… Read More
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Be Aware of Deadlines in the Offer to Purchase

In real estate transactions you must be keenly aware of the deadlines that are agreed to in on original Offer to Purchase.  Although those deadlines are self-imposed, they may be enforceable and not subject to change without the agreement of both pa… Read More
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