August 2017 Archives

3 options for resolving business disputes

Going into business with someone else can be exciting and rewarding. Running a company with a close friend or like-minded business partner can be more fun and dynamic than doing it on your own. However, disagreements do arise, no matter how well you work together. A business dispute can quickly become bitter and costly. 

Foreclosure filings down in Massachusetts

During the Great Recession, many people in Massachusetts had their homes foreclosed upon. And while the results of the Great Recession are still being felt, Massachusetts residents may be encouraged to hear that as of June 2017, the number of foreclosure petitions went down over 18 percent when compared to the number of petitions in June 2016. In fact, it was the first yearly decrease the state saw since 2013.

On what grounds can one file for divorce in Massachusetts?

Many events can lead to a Massachusetts couple deciding to end their marriage. Sometimes a couple finds they are constantly having heated arguments about many different topics, while other times a couple finds they simply have grown apart over the years or no longer share the same life goals. Regardless of what lead to the decision to divorce, one of the first steps to take is to file for divorce. And, in that filing the spouse seeking divorce will need to indicate on what grounds they are seeking divorce.

Helping you initiate a criminal defense

Being charged with a crime is a difficult circumstance to be in. No matter the situation, a defendant is likely to be overwhelmed about the matter and concerned about his or her future. It can be intimidating hearing that authorities and the state have evidence against you. However, it is important for defendants to understand that this does not mean the state has a solid case. Even more so, it does not mean that a defendant does not have an ability to defend against the charges and have them dropped.

Be prepared as you travel the road to home ownership in Quincy

Becoming a first-time homeowner in Quincy is very exciting, and for some is a major milestone in their lives. Other people in Quincy are into flipping houses -- that is, purchasing a home, renovating it and selling it, all within a short span of time. Still other homeowners in Quincy have lived in their house for many years and have decided to either upgrade to a larger home to provide space for a growing family, or conversely have decided to downsize once their children have flown the nest. In the end, however, there are many reasons why a person in Quincy may be interested in either buying or selling residential real estate.

Bankruptcy options for small businesses

Sometimes your business does not work out as you planned. If you are in financial turmoil with your business, you might be considering bankruptcy. Filing for bankruptcy can be a scary and intimidating thought, but it is sometimes necessary and even helpful. The bankruptcy process helps you eliminate or repay your business debt.

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