You found the perfect Massachusetts home for you and your family, and all of you are dreaming about what life will be like once you move in. The price is right, the financing is available. What more do you need before you sign the final papers? You need to check out the homeowners association.
If you are divorcing in Massachusetts and either plan to request alimony or believe that your spouse is going to do so, you may have questions about how the courts determine whether to award spousal support and how they decide on the amounts and length of time one spouse must pay it.
There are many great reasons for people to work from home. In fact, while some must work from home out of necessity, quite a few gladly choose this option. After all, you can save on office rentals as well as gas costs and other commuting costs.
When you started your Massachusetts business, the first thing you decided was what type of business structure you wanted. Each kind of business structure has its own pros and cons, and you chose the one that best fit your needs at the time. Now you are several years down the road, and your business is bigger, better and more profitable than it was when it began. Is it time to change your business structure?
It can be exciting when you are about to buy a business for the first time. As with many things, though, you are determined to not let excitement overrule good judgment.
Yes, your will and/or other estate planning documents should include information on what happens to your business. That said, it is often best to not rely solely on the will to do the job.
You might have developed a passion for renovating and flipping a fixer-upper, or the foreclosed home you are considering is the home you have always dreamed of living in. The price might also be a dream come true, as foreclosed properties are often sold at a fraction of what you would usually pay. However, before you put down an offer on that bank-owned home you are considering, you need to understand the unique issues you can encounter when buying a foreclosed home in Massachusetts.
Building a startup takes intense research, preparation and fine-tuning. However, your work is not complete once your business is up and running successfully. Of course, there will always be continual improvements to make in all areas, but your real worry is litigation.
Whether you are single, happily married or in a rocky relationship, the time is now to protect your business assets from a future divorce. Planning now can actually help your relationship, as you have already taken care of a major financial concern. You can put more focus on protecting your marriage knowing you have already protected your business.
There are many decisions in life that do not require the advice or counsel of a legal expert. However, when faced with some major decisions in particular, a legal consultation can provide valuable information that may make your situation easier to navigate.