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Living trusts are one of the most utilized estate planning tools; however, they are one of the most commonly misunderstood documents.
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| Categories: Estate Planning, Durable Power of Attorney, Trusts, Wills, Health Care Proxy, Living Will | Tags: living will, living trust, will, Health Care Proxy, Guardianship, trust, revocable trust, estate plan, power of attorney, HIPAA | View Count: (0)
Maybe before or after you got married, you found out that your new spouse's visa expired OR you find out that they entered the US illegally. This blog will cover BOTH of those issues. 
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| Categories: Immigration, Green Card, Visa | Tags: green card, immigration, illegal, undocumented, us citizen, consular processing, visa, inspection, border, 3 year bar, 10 year bar, inadmissibility | View Count: (517)
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Massachusetts "No Fix" Statute

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M.G.L. 90C Section 2 states in relevant part: "A failure to give a copy of the citation to the violator at the time and place of the violation shall constitute a defense in any court proceeding for such violation, except where the violator could not have been stopped..."
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| Categories: Traffic, Speeding, Suspensions | Tags: speeding, appeal, ticket, no fix statute, citation | View Count: (391)
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Top 10 Reasons to Have a Will

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Ten good reasons to have a will.
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| Categories: Estate Planning, Wills | Tags: will, top 10 | View Count: (283)
There are certain life events that warrant having your estate plan reviewed and updated, if necessary.  
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| Categories: Estate Planning, Durable Power of Attorney, Trusts, Wills, Health Care Proxy, HIPPA, Living Will | Tags: estate plan, divorce, retirement, children, family, death | View Count: (1)
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Be Careful of License Suspensions

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In Massachusetts, almost all moving violations are characterized as "surchargeable events." With a moving violation, if it is surchargeable, your insurance company has the right to surcharge your insurance. What that amounts to is an increase of approximately 10% of your premium per year for 3 to 6 years.
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| Categories: General, Traffic, Insurance Surcharge, CDL, Speeding, Suspensions | Tags: license suspension, insurance, surcharge, ticket | View Count: (306)
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Employee Misclassification

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 One of the most rigid laws governing the employer-worker relationship in Massachusetts is that which covers the classification of a worker as an employee or an independent contractor.
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| Categories: Employment Law, Independent Contractor, Misclassification | Tags: employee misclassification, employment law, independent contractor | View Count: (407)
In Massachusetts, several motor vehicle offenses are criminal violations. A failure to respond properly to the ticket or summons may result in the issuance of a warrant.
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| Categories: Criminal Law, OUI/DUI/DWI, Warrant, Misdemeanor, Traffic | Tags: suspended license, negligent operation, warrant, traffic violation, criminal | View Count: (574)
A common question that arises with Massachusetts tickets is whether it is too late to fight the ticket.  Here is a breakdown of when you still have an opportunity to do so, and when it is too late.
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| Categories: Traffic, CDL, Speeding, Suspensions, Junior Operator License (JOL) | Tags: ticket, speeding, traffic, appeal | View Count: (1)
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Suspension for Immediate Threat

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The Registry of Motor Vehicles has discretion to suspend your license as an immediate threat if it is deemed you are a danger on the road. An attorney can help you navigate the process of reinstating your license with an immediate threat suspension.
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| Categories: Suspensions | Tags: Suspensions, Immediate Threat, RMV | View Count: (594)
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