The Appeals Court issued an interesting decision last week about the important landlord-tenant topic of how to return a security deposit. The decision, Slater v. Traynor Management, is included below. Massachusetts law covers nearly every aspect of a landlord’s acceptance, more »
Author: Adam T. Sherwin, Esq.
Many property owners are shocked to learn about the many legal implications that can arise from the seemingly simple act of putting up a fence around one’s yard. From my experience in handling boundary disputes among neighbors, I would estimate more »
The Supreme Judicial Court issued an informative decision last week concerning the Massachusetts partition process. The full decision, Battle v. Howard, is included below. This case provides a good overview of dividing real estate among property owners and how the more »
While I take a lot of pride in helping property owners, landlords, and tenants with their real estate legal problems, I take equal pride in the cases I don’t accept. In many cases, it doesn’t make sense to hire a more »
Commercial leases are often very different than leases used for residential property. Compared to residential landlord-tenant law, which comes with a myriad of rules and regulations on almost every part of the rental process, commercial landlord-tenant law allows parties much more »