Robert J McCarthy Jr’s Answers

Robert J McCarthy Jr

Saugus Estate Planning Attorney.

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  1. Does a start up need legal advice? If so, what are the most important issues to review?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Robert J McCarthy Jr
    2. Herbert Warren Cooper IV
    3. Mark Joseph Guay
    4. Travis J. Jacobs
    5. Henry Lebensbaum
    5 lawyer answers

    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.

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  2. Do I have the right to get payed being power of attorey why she was in a nursing home by the estate after she dies ?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Emma A. Kremer
    2. Robert J McCarthy Jr
    3. Catherine Taylor
    4. E. Alexandra Golden
    5. Michael Leo Potter
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    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,...

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  3. What i should do to get free lawyer to help me of my divorce?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Robert J McCarthy Jr
    2. Anton R. Reinert
    3. Terri D. Leary
    3 lawyer answers

    Here is a link to finding free or reduced cost civil legal services in Massachusetts. Hope this helps. http://www.masslegalservices.org/directory/

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  4. Can i get my license if i get into an accident before i have one and admit to the accident will this hurt me in getting my licen

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Robert J McCarthy Jr
    2. Daniel Nelson Deasy
    3. S. David Rosenthal Esquire
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    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...

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  5. Police clearance report....what do they see?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Robert J McCarthy Jr
    2. Stephen P. Kelly
    3. Henry Lebensbaum
    4. Kathleen Ann Black Reynolds
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    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.

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  6. My son who is 17 received a citation for minor in posession of alchohol. If found guilty will his record be sealed?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Robert J McCarthy Jr
    2. Dominic L. Pang
    3. Brian E. Simoneau
    4. Nicolas A. Gordon
    5. Laurence Kent Richmond
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    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

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  7. I would like to get a lawyer but can not afford one being on disability. i'm wanting to sue social security administration for.

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Robert J McCarthy Jr
    2. E. Alexandra Golden
    3. Anthony Ray Reeves
    4. Paula Brown Sinclair
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    Regarding legal aid, the link below may provide you with some needed answers. Hope it helps.

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  8. I bought a car less then a week ago and it won't pass inspection

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Thomas R. Beauvais
    2. Robert J McCarthy Jr
    3. Deborah Gwen Roher
    4. Scott Richard Kaufman
    5. Ronald Lee Burdge
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    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.

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  9. Whats The Age that a Teen could move out of a parents house with out any problems or gettin envolved in court or DCF (state:MA)

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Robert J McCarthy Jr
    2. E. Alexandra Golden
    3. Todd Allen Davidson
    3 lawyer answers

    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.

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  10. We wanna get married but our parents are not in favor.

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Robert J McCarthy Jr
    2. E. Alexandra Golden
    2 lawyer answers

    The age to get married in Massachusetts without parental consent is eighteen. See the below link for more information.

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