What Is Estate Planning? The Ten Tasks

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You have often heard the phrase, “You can’t take it with you.” For this reason, it is important to have a sound estate plan in place to ensure that your assets are distributed according to your wishes and will provide for the security of your dependents and loved ones. It can also transfer or liquidate business interests avoiding complications and confusion. Estate planning …

Motorcycle Accidents

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Motorcycles can be a wonderful means of transportation and for many a great recreational activity. But when a car cuts you off or stops suddenly in front of you the resulting injuries from the motorcycle crash can be severe. If you are injured in a motorcycle crash get medical attention right away. The serious injuries affect not only you but …

Senate Proposed Ban on Cell Phone Use in Melrose Massachusetts

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In January  2016 the Massachusetts Senate passed a bill S.2093, banning the use of handheld mobile phones while driving. Though Massachusetts has banned texting, police have issued around 10,000 tickets with fines for texting violations. Law enforcement officials have complained that  if someone is pulled over for texting, the law currently gives the driver an out because he can say …

Cell Phone Use: Distracted Driving in Melrose MA

In Other Injuries, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Traffic Violations, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

In 2010, Massachusetts banned texting while driving, yet many drivers continue to text while they drive and continue to cause serious accidents and injuries to others. WBUR reported that during the six years since the texting law went into effect, police have issued around 10,000 tickets with fines for texting violations.   If you or a loved one is involved in an …

Ten Things to Do If You Are In a Car Accident In Massachusetts

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Effective Representation if you are in a Car accident In Massachusetts No one expects to be in a car accident but statistically this happens every day and nearly all of us will be in a motor vehicle accident at some point in our lives. In that moment of distress it is hard to think clearly. It’s important to know how to respond …

Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney Understanding the Process

In Auto Accidents, Misc Topics, Other Injuries, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury by John Tramontozzi

When you have suffered from injury you are often emotionally and physically compromised by the incident. Concern for your health work and relationships compound the situation. In a situation like this it is critical that you find an advocate that you can trust to advocate for you The question should not be  “should I hire a personal injury attorney?” but rather, …

The Importance of Experienced Legal Advice in Cases of Medical Malpractice

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Statistically, claims of medical malpractice are the most difficult cases to win at trial . Doctors are often unhappy at even the thought of accusations of wrongdoing or being sued. Malpractice claims don’t settle easily out of court. Your best means of gaining compensation for you or your loved one’s injuries is with an experienced medical malpractice trial attorney who can advocate …

The New Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code, Discussion Part 1

In Assets, Estate Planning, Probate by John Tramontozzi

The New Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code, Discussion Part 1 By: John N. Tramontozzi, Esq. When it comes to wills and the administration of Estates Massachusetts now follows the new Uniform Probate Code adopted in March of 2012. This statute was a complete revision and rewrite of the probate laws. The MUPC makes it easier and quicker for an estate to …

2016 Updated FHA Loan Limits For Melrose MA

In Real Estate by Tramontozzi Law

FHA adjusts their loan limits on an annual basis. If you are purchasing a property this season and would like to to use an FHA loan, it is essential to be familiar with the applicable limits and how they can fluctuate. The good news is, in many communities, the limits have gone up to reflect increasing property values. Below is …

MA Home Sale Closing Procedures

In Real Estate by Tramontozzi Law

Every home buyer and home seller knows that a closing is basically the last step in the real estate process. It is often a day of both nervousness and excitement. There are critical tasks and milestones leading up to the big day. Below are a few of the important steps for MA home sale closing procedures. Clear to Close Although a buyer …