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RIDERS RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: MASSACHUSETTS BICYCLING RULES

In Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

Everyone would agree that bicycling is an enjoyable, healthy, relaxing pastime. It also serves as a means of primary transportation for some; and as gas costs rise and we are increasingly aware of environmental concerns, we must take full measure of the responsibilities that come with taking to the road. Riders do run the risk of significant injury when they …

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DO GOOD FENCES MAKE GOOD NEIGHBORS?

In Misc Topics, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

What if you come home one day and your neighbor is constructing a hideously ugly fence on your shared property line?  What can you do about this eyesore? In Massachusetts the Building Code says that you can build a fence on your property with no permit as long as the fence is less than 7 feet tall.  You can build …

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Attorney John Tramontozzi and Tramontozzi Law Firm Voted Top: Recognized Locally and Regionally

In Assets, Auto Accidents, Criminal Law, Estate Planning, Medical Malpractice, Misc Topics, Other Injuries, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Probate, Real Estate, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

Thank you from John Tramontozzi at Tramontozzi Law Offices! Tramontozzi Law received accolades for both founding lead attorney, John Tramontozzi, Esq., as well as the Tramontozzi Law Practice. The  2021 Readers Choice Awards once again recognizes Attorney John Tramontozzi and Tramontozzi Law Offices topping regionally and Boston area North, in Two Categories! Best Attorney and Best Law Firm. We are …

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Winter Storms: Your Liabilty on and off the Road

In Auto Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

A familiar site to many New Englanders is the Dunkin Donuts yielding driver with a mass of snow on top of their car.  What many may not be aware of is the responsibility and risks that this image presents. In Massachusetts, police can use a couple of statutes to enforce snow-clearing. … officers can issue a $40 fine for impeded …

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Title Insurance, Title Search, and Title Defects

In Estate Planning, Other Injuries, Real Estate, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING TITLE INSURANCE When purchasing a home , especially in the current market, there is a tremendous push to make decisions quickly. It is an exciting but stressful tine and it is critical that you  have informed expert advisors and resources. Buying a home  is an expensive but an exciting time. Below you will learn about Melrose …

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Home Ownership: Understanding Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors-Your responsibility Melrose MA and beyond

In Misc Topics, Other Injuries, Real Estate, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

Understanding Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector Law and Functionalities  Single family and multi-family residential properties sold in Massachusetts must be inspected by the fire department to confirm compliance with safety regulations. This protects  everyone living in the residence.. The fire department checks for working smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. They then issue a smoke certificate required for the closing. …

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Truck Collisions: Passenger Vehicle and Truck Accidents

In Auto Accidents, Catastrophe, Misc Topics, Personal Injury, Traffic Violations, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

By Intern: Aramis Ramos with Tramontozzi Law Offices Fact: The Average 18-wheeler weighs 80,000 pounds or 40 tons. Fact: On average a large personal  automobile is 4,000 pounds or less. What does this mean for those in  passenger cars? Well, that 74,000-pound difference often leads to devastating results when the two meet in a collision. “Big trucks” are a category …

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Co-ownership-Is this the Best Option for you? Joint Tenancy  (part 2 of series)

In Assets, Estate Planning, Misc Topics, Probate, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

How to Take Ownership of Massachusetts Property: Joint Tenancy  Joint tenancy is a potential co-ownership configuration to consider when taking ownership of property in Massachusetts and elsewhere in the US.  Part two of our three part series on home ownership/tenancy configuration will examine the joint tenancy option. When two or more parties have agreed to purchase a property together, they …

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Co-Ownership: Is this the best Choice for you? Tenancy in Common (part one)

In Estate Planning, Finances, Misc Topics, Prenuptial/Postnuptial Agreements, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

Co-Ownership: Is this the best Choice for you? (Part 1 of a 3 part series) When two or more parties have agreed to purchase a property together, they must decide how the title to the property will be held.  Determining how you will establish this title must be an informed decision.  This becomes especially important in the case of shared …