A Guide to Massachusetts Landlord Tenant Law

As a landlord it can be extremely helpful to have a basic understanding of how tenant law works in Massachusetts. By knowing your rights, and the rights of your tenants, you will be able to avoid the common pitfalls that many landlords...

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What Is a Non Compete Agreement?

Non-compete agreements are established to protect business interests from being shared publicly or with competitors. Trade secrets, client data, and business finances are all common areas covered under a non-compete agreement to protect precious...

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What Is an Ignition Interlock Device?

When charged with a DUI, if found guilty, you will be subject to certain limitations on your ability to drive. Most common of these limitations is a suspension of your license for a period of time. When your license is eventually reinstated, you may...

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Field Sobriety Test in Massachusetts

It can happen to anyone, you’re driving home when suddenly you see lights in your rearview mirror. You pull over and the officer asks you to step out of the vehicle for a field sobriety test. Most likely worries will start filling your mind. Am I...

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Separation (Severance) Agreement Massachusetts

What is a Separation Agreement? A separation agreement or severance agreement is a contract between an employer and an employee created once the employee is terminated. The agreement involves an offer of pay to the leaving employee, in exchange...

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How Long Does a DUI Stay on Your Record?

A driving under the influence (DUI) charge will stay on your record for life in Massachusetts if convicted. A DUI arrest is not an admission of guilt, so there's still time to hire an experienced attorney and prepare a defense. The only way to...

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Reckless Driving in Massachusetts

Reckless driving is a serious offense in the state of Massachusetts. If you are faced with a reckless driving charge, expect substantial penalties like fines, license suspension, and jail time. Massachusetts General Law Chapter 90, section 24...

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Is a DUI a Felony?

Each Driving Under the Influence (DUI) case is different and has many factors that will decide the penalties of your charge. If you have been arrested for a DUI and it is your third offense or more, it is considered a felony in the state of...

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