By Robert Nislick You are a homeowner or a unit owner in a condominium. Life is great. Until . . . your home suffers property damage from water infiltration. You have done nothing wrong, but through the negligence of someone else, your stuff is ruined. You are out real money and you are mad. Let’sContinue reading Assessing and Pressing Your Property Damage Claim
By Robert Nislick Someone doesn’t like you. It could be a neighbor or a co-worker. Maybe someone you hardly even know. He or she goes to court and fills out some forms, and alleges that you are harassing them. Whoever you ran afoul of has sued you, and has asked the court to issue aContinue reading Harassment Prevention Orders in Massachusetts
By Robert Nislick Many of us wish to live in a world with friendly neighbors, and in a house with freshly painted white picket fences, and ample and accessible parking. When you have bad neighbors, the dream can quickly turn into a nightmare. One day you learn that your neighbors’ fence is over the propertyContinue reading Adverse Possession in Massachusetts
By Robert Nislick Commercial landlords must be vigilant to make sure that their tenants pay on time and in full. If a commercial tenant misses a payment or pays late, that is often a sign of bad things to come. The tenant’s business may be failing. He has no money coming in, and now heContinue reading Commercial Evictions in Massachusetts
By Robert Nislick Before you lend money to someone, think about this. You may never see your money again. If that doesn’t scare you out of lending, then keep reading. Someone needs money. You have money to lend. You negotiate a good rate. If all goes well, you can make a lot more in interestContinue reading Things To Think About Before You Lend Money To Someone
By Robert Nislick When you buy a piece of land, you may naturally assume that it is yours absolutely and that no one else can enter upon it without your permission. It is very possible, however, that other people may have rights to use your land. While you may own the parcel, your ownership couldContinue reading This Land is Your Land. This Way is My Way. Easement Disputes in Massachusetts
By Robert Nislick You are in a dispute with someone. They have harmed you and it is time to do something about it. You hire a lawyer. What do want the lawyer to accomplish for you? Maybe it is to get paid money that is owed to you. Maybe you need to prevent further harmContinue reading How Aggressive Should Your Lawyer Be?