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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? Tenancy by Entirety  (Part 3 of Series)

In Estate Planning, Misc Topics, Real Estate by John Tramontozzi

In the third and final part of our series on Co-Ownership options we address Tenancy by Entirety Tenancy by Entirety is the legal term for a form of Co-ownership that is reserved only for married couples in Massachusetts and certain other states. The designation “Tenancy by Entirety” essentially permits spouses to jointly own property as a single legal entity. Therefore each …

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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 …

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What Type of Trust is Best for You

In disability, Estate Planning, Finances, Misc Topics by John Tramontozzi

  You have decided to consider creating a Trust.  Generally people decide on this course to help ensure financial stability to themselves and their loved ones. When you begin the process with your lawyer you will need to determine what kind of trust meets your needs. You as the creator of the Trust are the “settlor”, “Trust maker” or “Grantor”. …

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Thank You! Tramontozzi Law Voted Number One Law Office: Local and Regional

In Estate Planning, Misc Topics, Other Injuries, Personal Injury, Probate, Real Estate, Traffic Violations, Uncategorized, Work Related Injury by John Tramontozzi

  TRAMONTOZZI LAW  VOTED #1 LAW OFFICE – BEST LOCAL AND REGION Thank you! In the Spirit of Thanksgiving, attorney John Tramontozzi, his associate Neil Anderson, and the rest of the staff at Tramontozzi Law Offices would like to express our delight and appreciation by saying “Thank You!! “  Thank you for your business,  for taking the time and initiative …

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Trampoline Parks Wrought with Risk of Injury…Attend your Children, and Know your Rights

In Catastrophe, Misc Topics, Other Injuries, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

Neil Anderson, Esq., et al. I am a father of a very active, energetic, enthusiastic and athletic six-year-old boy. No wonder that I am frequently looking for attractive things for him to do that do not involve a screen. Things that  are fun and burn energy. Recently, we discovered together a local trampoline park. At the time it seemed like …

New Ban on Drivers Holding Phones: Massachusetts Law Distracted Driving

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

BY: Tramontozzi Law Office Beginning February 23, 2020, a new cellphone law will be put into effect requiring the hands-free use of mobile telephones while driving. The new law prohibits the use of electronic devices, including cellphones and tablets, by the operators of motor vehicles  unless the technology is being used hands-free. “Hands-Free mode” means that a user cannot do …

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Don’t Be a Turkey, Drive Safe!

In Auto Accidents, Criminal Law, DUI and OUI, Holidays, Misc Topics, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Thanksgiving, Traffic Violations by John Tramontozzi

We at Tramontozzi Law  wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving Holiday.  As you travel,  Don’t be a turkey; Drive safe! Thanksgiving is the most traveled holiday of the year. This year will be busier than most. It is also one of the deadliest. Thanksgiving Eve is one of the busiest nights of the year for many bars and restaurants. In fact, according …