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

In Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

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

In Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

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 …

Bedroom Count in MA Homes for Sale

In Real Estate by Tramontozzi Law

Everyone knows that the number of bedrooms in a home will affect its price. Sellers will naturally want to maximize that bedroom count. However, it is important to avoid some common mistakes when it comes to bedroom count in MA homes for sale. What Makes a Bedroom Simply adding a closet to a room will not make it a bedroom. First …

Changes to MA Sex Offender Classification Regulations

In Criminal Law, Sex Offenders by Tramontozzi Law

There were recent changes to MA sex offender classification regulations. These regulations determine who must register as a sex offender in Massachusetts. Here are some details on this change and who it applies to. The Specific Change In the past, the legal standard for determining classification level of a sex offender was based on a “preponderance of the evidence”. In …

MA Neighbor Property Line Disputes

In Real Estate by Tramontozzi Law

Disputes between neighbors can be extremely stressful. There’s nothing like going to war with someone who lives right next door and who you may see every single day. Your home should be a peaceful and happy place, so it is important to avoid disputes whenever possible. Here are a few ways that you can avoid MA neighbor property line disputes. …