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5 Key Questions to Answer When Creating Your Will

If you don’t want important decisions to be left up to the state when you’re gone, you need a will. If the idea of creating a will feels like you’re tempting fate, think of it as a road map you’re leaving your family, so they don’t have to stress over making the right decisions on your behalf. First, you need to understand the differences between a living will and a last will and testament, usually

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10 Questions To Help You Create Your Will

Creating a will not at the top of your to-do-list? Maybe it should be! Creating an estate plan is one way to ensure your family is taken care of, and your wishes are carried out in the future. Having a will isn’t just for the uber-rich or elderly. In fact, everyone should have a will regardless of your marital status, age, or the size of one’s estate. When writing out your will, many considerations need

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COVID-19 – We Are Prepared And Ready To Help.

To Our Valued Clients: In this uncertain and strange time, we wanted to reach out to you and let you know that we are continuing to work diligently on our cases. In an effort to avoid the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we will not be holding in office appointments until further notice.  As many of you are aware, the Courts in the Commonwealth are temporarily closed for routine business and are trying to establish

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A Word of Caution When Signing Legal Documents in 2020

Since the New Year is all about starting new habits, this year we advise you to get into the practice of writing out the full date when signing or drafting any checks or legal documents. Law officials have advised the public to avoid abbreviating the year 2020 as 20, as this date can easily be modified. For example, a document that reads 1/1/20 can be doctored to read as 1/1/2019. This small change could allow

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The Rising Issue of Imposter Uber Drivers

Uber went public earlier this week, amidst recent controversy surrounding imposter Uber drivers. A little over a month ago, Samantha Josephson was murdered after getting into a car that she perceived to be her Uber. Samantha’s parents have started the campaign #WhatsMyName, to implore passengers to check both the license plate of the vehicle, and the face of the driver. Uber is also currently under suit in relation to a series of rapes occurring in

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Driving with your JOL

In the state of Massachusetts, you are allowed to obtain a Junior Operator License at the age of 16 ½. A Junior Operator License or JOL is provided to any driver under the age of 18 allowing them to operate a vehicle under the following restrictions: A driver with a JOL license cannot have a passenger unless it’s an immediate family member or a licensed driver over the age of 21. Additionally, a driver with

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Driving under the influence of marijuana.

As most of you may know, two dispensaries in Massachusetts; Cultivate, in Leicester, and New England Treatment Access, in Northampton, have begun selling marijuana for recreational usage. Before patronizing your nearest dispensary, it is important that you are aware of Massachusetts’ state laws regarding Marijuana consumption. One of the largest issues related to the legalization of Marijuana, is how to measure an individual’s level of impairment while driving. It is illegal to operate a vehicle

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Our family is hoping the RMV doesn’t renew dad’s license.

My Dad turns 80 next month and his driver’s license is up for renewal. Our family is hoping the RMV doesn’t renew his license because we think his driving is dangerous, but he insists on driving. What can we do? In the United States, getting one’s driver’s license is a rite of passage. Access to a car or other vehicle allows great freedom and independence: to go where we wish, do what we wish, and

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What they don’t tell you at the Vape Shop

Vaping has become very popular among teenagers and young adults. Vape pens, also referred to as e-cigs and juuls, are the subject of today’s blog. The reality is that vaping can be quite dangerous and there are a rising number of incidents where the pens are quite literally exploding. This man was driving and his vape exploded in his pants pocket resulting in second degree burns. Post Link After an incident like this, people can’t

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Statute of Repose may prohibit you from suing a Contractor

In Massachusetts, you have 6 years to sue a contractor for their work. Let’s say that you have a contractor come and install flooring in your home.. Eight years goes by and there are no problems. Then one day you are walking through your family room and the floor collapses and you are seriously injured. You find out afterwards that the floor was improperly constructed. You cannot sue the contractor. They are protected by the

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