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Enforcing Massachusetts Judgments

As with any legal matter, the process of enforcing judgments is determined state by state. Here we take a closer look at how it is done in Massachusetts. For starters, a judgment is a final order of a court that shows how much money is owed by one party to another. Here’s the important part. … Continue reading Enforcing Massachusetts Judgments

Attorney Alan M. Cohen Collects Commercial Debt when Tenants Stop Paying Rent

Your commercial tenant has stopped paying rent with only a few months left on the lease. Although you try to find out their intentions and collect your money, the tenant remains silent. You know that if you wait until the tenant vacates, you may not know where to find them. Deciding enough was enough, the … Continue reading Attorney Alan M. Cohen Collects Commercial Debt when Tenants Stop Paying Rent

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Considering a Mechanics Lien? In Massachusetts, Call a Lawyer First.

In Massachusetts, the Mechanic’s Lien statute gives general contractors, sub-contractors, architects, and suppliers an avenue to receive payment by going directly after the property where the work was performed even though they did not have a contract directly with the property owner. While this statute provides added payment protection, it is an extremely detailed, complex, … Continue reading Considering a Mechanics Lien? In Massachusetts, Call a Lawyer First.

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Massachusetts Debt Collection Laws: Knowing Your Rights as a Business

As in all legal matters, the strategy is dependent upon the legal rights in each particular jurisdiction. This is why, as a business owner, it is critical to know and understand your rights in order to protect your assets and to recoup any uncollected debt that is rightly owed to you and your company. By … Continue reading Massachusetts Debt Collection Laws: Knowing Your Rights as a Business