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Associate Attorney Position

Associate Attorney Position
We are looking to hire an attorney with 1-3 years experience with litigation in the Massachusetts Probate & Family Courts, particularly with Suffolk, Middlesex, Norfolk, and Plymouth Counties. Candidate must have strong interest in domestic relations, probate administration, and fiduciary litigation.

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Digital Assets

Planning for Your Digital Estate

Planning for Your Digital Estate
Traditionally, digital assets and digital estates is not something that comes to mind when planning someone’s estate. In this day in age, people are storing a lot of property and information on digital media platforms and continue to sign up for more accounts from different providers.  Protection of your digital estate and planning on what will happen to it after you pass away continuously grows as a relevant issue. These rights can be inherited after someone dies, and the process of handing over personal digital assets to other people after you die, or digital inheritance, is growing more important and there are many ways to plan for it throughout your lifetime.

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Limit Your Business’s Liability the Easy Way

Limit Your Business’s Liability the Easy Way
If you have a business, are starting one, or are even thinking about starting one, you should be considering setting it up as an LLC.  An LLC, or Limited Liability Company, is a business structure similar to that of a typical corporation, but it is much easier to start and maintain. An LLC is a great way to establish your credibility to your customers and vendors.  Other business owners will see that you took the extra steps to make your business more legitimate.  Here are a few reasons why creating an LLC is important.

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Why You Want (And Need) an Estate Plan

Why You Want (And Need) an Estate Plan
Estate planning is the process of anticipating and arranging, during one’s life, for the disposal and management of his or her estate before and after that person’s death.  Many people fail to recognize the importance of an estate plan and its numerous benefits. Here are a few reasons why everyone needs an estate plan:

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Workplace Harassment: Protect Yourself and Your Rights

Workplace Harassment: Protect Yourself and Your Rights

The workplace should be an environment where all employees feel safe and are free from harassment in all forms. Workplace safety is so critical that Massachusetts law imposes affirmative obligations upon employers to (1) proactively ensure a safe work environment and to (2) take adequate measures in response to all reports of a hostile work environment. Pursuant to this law, vicarious liability is imposed on an employer for the conduct of its employees and an employer is principally liable for failure to adequately respond to and appropriately resolve a reported complaint of a hostile work environment. Massachusetts’ courts have repeatedly ruled that the obligations imposed by workplace safety laws must be interpreted as broadly as necessary to fulfill their purpose. What this means for employees is that if you think your employer is violating workplace safety laws, you should take the below steps to protect yourself and assert your rights.

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