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Security Deposit Illegally Withheld / Illegal to Charge Constable Fees

Recently, Attorney Murphy settled a security deposit matter on behalf of his two clients, student roommates who rented an apartment in the Fenway neighborhood of Boston.  200 more words

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Know Your Rights! What to Do If You're Being Evicted (NYC)

I Know This Is Terrifying

But, don’t panic just yet. As a New Yorker, the first thing you should know is your rights. Thanks to the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, tenants have many rights and privileges, even more so if they live in a rent controlled or rent stabilized apartment. 888 more words

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Call to Action Quick and Easy! Please help domestic violence victims, ask your state rep to help insure Housing Court expansion is fully funded - for Cape Cod

Please share this.  It’s an important issue that isn’t getting a lot of attention.  We need a housing court on Cape Cod!  (You can send emails or make calls, or BOTH. 570 more words

Women

Just the Right Size: Benefits (and Potential Pitfalls) of Limited Assistance Representation

by Christopher T. Saccardi

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Every day in Massachusetts state courts, people take on the burden of representing themselves in civil cases. While there are a number of reasons for this, the principal factor is obvious: lawyers are expensive, and many individuals simply can’t afford them. 998 more words

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Call to Action, TODAY! Please help domestic violence victims, ask your state senator to fully fund a Housing Court expansion for Cape Cod

Please share this.  It’s an important issue that isn’t getting a lot of attention.  We need a housing court on Cape Cod!  (You can send emails over the weekend, the Senate deadline is Monday at noon) 399 more words

Women

Returning A Security Deposit When The Landlord Has Violated The Security Deposit Act Prior to Evicting the Tenant

By Robert Nislick

You are a Massachusetts landlord. When you leased your premises, you took a security deposit from your tenant. Unfortunately, you did not comply with the very… 1,043 more words