Most start-up businesses would benefit from legal advice. Some legal issues to consider would include: Making sure the business idea isn't infringing on someone else's legally protected idea; taking steps to protect the trade secrets and ideas of the business; dealing with employment issues; choosing a legal structure such as partnership, LLC, s-corporation, and funding issues.
There is nothing in the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code which states that an attorney in fact has a "right" or is "entitled" to compensation. But there is also nothing in the code that states that an attorney in fact cannot receive compensation. Does the power of attorney document that you worked under mention compensation or did the person you served as attorney in fact give you an expectation that you would be compensated? Since you mentioned that the principal was in a nursing home,...
You don't state in your question, so this answer assumes that you have a learner's permit, you were legally driving the car involved in the accident and were driving in the car involved in the accident along with an appropriate licensed individual. (If this assumption is not correct, then disregard the following information as your situation then becomes more complex.) A learner's permit, license or right to operate can be suspended or revoked in Massachusetts due to a series of major and/or...
CORI reports show a person's entire adult criminal history. The CORI report doesn't contain details of an arrest, but will report whether a charge was dismissed, continued without a finding, found guilty, etc.
Records are not sealed automatically in Massachusetts. An application to seal the records must be made. Here is a link that provides additional information. http://www.lawlib.state.ma.us/subject/about/cori.html#seal
Check out the link below regarding your question about the Massachusetts Lemon Law. If you are unable to resolve your complaint with the used car dealer you may have recourse through the use of Small Claims Court. Small Claims Court is designed to help settle disputes of $7,000 or less without the aid of an attorney.
The age that a teen can move out of their home without any problems and with getting the Department of Children and Families involved is eighteen in Massachusetts. Most judges will not grant a minor (a person under eighteen) emancipated status.