WHY NOT USE A FORM AVAILABLE ON LINE OR IN A FORM BOOK TO PREPARE A WILL?

There are certainly free forms available on line otherwise including inexpensive kits to prepare a Will so why hire an attorney and spend money, right? The form may not truly reflect your wishes or needs even if it seems easy to complete. A Will , if correctly witnessed to function as a Will , is […]

WHY FILE A FORMAL PETITION FOR PROBATE AND WHY WOULD I NEED ASSISTANCE OF COUNSEL?

Let’s say you manage to be appointed Informally by the Probate Court as a Personal Representative. Everything is apparently going fine and you have spared yourself dealing with counsel and spending legal fees, right? Not necessarily. If you are appointed Informally and another person decides he or she is unhappy with your administration of the […]

WHY DO I NEED A WILL WHERE I HAVE A TRUST SET UP ALREADY?

First of all, you may not have changed title to all of your assets into the Trustee referencing the Trust and you may not have designated beneficiaries on all the contractual assets such as CDs or annuities or life insurance you have or you may have a claim or a wrongful death action or inherit […]

What is a “180 Day Extension” form?

What is a “180 Day Extension” Form? I’ve probably received more calls from people on worker’s compensation about this one form than on any other question. Remember one thing about this form: you are NOT required to sign it, and signing the form does NOT guarantee the insurer will keep paying you for another 180 […]

How does Worker’s Comp Work?

How Does Worker’s Comp. Work ?The Employee’s Perspective I’ve been representing injured workers at the Department of Industrial Accidents since 1982. I’ve come to appreciate this as the most satisfying work I do, because I can help people get benefits to pay their rent or mortgage and get the medical treatments they need. The worker’s […]

Auto/Truck accident

Injured in a Car Accident? Don’t Get Hurt Twice If you’ve been injured in a car, truck, or motorcycle accident in Massachusetts, you may have to deal with a lot of confusing insurance terminology on top of getting your car fixed, going to doctors, and missing time from work. The Massachusetts auto insurance system is […]

Personal Injury

Do You Have A Case? How I Can Help You: From My Closed Case Files PERSONAL INJURY – DO YOU HAVE A CASE ? If you’ve been injured, you already have enough to worry about getting treated for your injuries. If you’ve been injured because of someone’s negligence, chances are that an insurance company has […]

Worker’s Compensation. Denied? – That’s Not The Last Word

Worker’s Compensation law is complex, and you may actually have the legal right to compensation when an insurer doesn’t agree to pay you benefits. Each situation is different, and you should always seek legal advice whenever an insurer refuses to pay worker’s compensation benefits. Sometimes, your legal rights depend on whether the insurer has “denied” […]

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