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  • Mass Rule 9A

    Asked by a user in Boston, MA - over 2 years ago.

    If you sent your motion by mail, note that the the opposing party gets and additional 3 days (according to MRCP 6(d) - see below) to serve the opposition. If a weekend or holiday is involved, it may...

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  • Confidentiality Agreement

    Asked by a user in Methuen, MA - over 2 years ago.

    These types of agreements are common in business transactions. Whether you will sign the agreement as written, however, will depend on its terms. Many times, the terms of these agreements are...

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  • What impact does dissolving a company have on debt?

    Asked by a user in Vineyard Haven, MA - over 2 years ago.

    If you had a corporation and you are dealing with corporate debt, your creditors should not be collecting from you personally unless you signed something, like a guaranty, in your personal capacity...

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  • Divorce in Ma

    Asked by a user in Needham, MA - over 2 years ago.

    Do your homework very, very carefully. There are many divorce attorneys in Massachusetts. Be very sure that you are getting a good one or the divorce will cost you an arm and a leg. You should...

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  • Do I have a viable case?

    Asked by a user in Boston, MA - over 2 years ago.

    My colleague asks some very good questions. Be sure to contact a lawyer with experience in partnership issues as well as business litigation. In Massachusetts, there exists a Uniform Partnership...

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  • I have received an execution on money judgement

    Asked by a user in Boston, MA - over 2 years ago.

    Consult a lawyer as soon as possible. If you own your home, you may have filed a homestead when you purchased or refinanced it. If so, that may protect against the creditor forcing you to sell your...

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  • In deposition What kind the questions Plaintiff's attorney can ask me for allegaing willful and maliciouse injury.

    Asked by a user in Boston, MA - almost 3 years ago.

    All of the other answers are on point. The scope of discovery is broad and the lawyer likely is looking for evidence ti support the three counts that he or she agreed to "drop" months ago. Mass. R....

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  • In what actions can a Judge not be allowed to sit at if he was the Judge in a concluded action

    Asked by a user in Duxbury, MA - almost 3 years ago.

    There does not appear to be a conflict of interest in what you have described. I am not sure what Massachusetts Rule the attorney you met with was considering, but judges who sit for one matter may...

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  • Plaintiff obtained judgment but did not follow Rule 9A, how to reopen motion

    Asked by a user in Boston, MA - almost 3 years ago.

    There are exceptions to 9A, such as emergency motions and ex parts motions. Many times, lawyers proceed that way to get a lien. You should move to dissolve the lien - follow 9A.

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  • An attorney is an officer of the court, the defendant wants to question the attorney on the stand due to unsubstantiated claims

    Asked by a user in Boston, MA - almost 3 years ago.

    Some additional considerations for you: 1. If the attorney made the statement to the Court in a signed pleading, consider filing a motion for sanctions under Mass. R. Civ. P. 11(a) and asking for...

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