Quorum was met for an election for the first time at special meeting yesterday. 2/4 candidates didn't show up. I received the most votes, but now board is saying one candidate had to receive 51% of the vote and no one received that so now board will elect the candidate they want. They... View More
Complaints by one tenant - in a building with 6 units - who claims the dog barks incessantly day and night, is off leash and intrudes on other tenant’s spaces. The dog did try to bite this tenant once but only got his pant leg. Every other tenant disputes the allegations and is prepared to sign a... View More
I have a problem with my LG tv, the wireless on it (WiFi Bluetooth etc) cutting in and out and not working correctly, starting when the tv was under warranty. They had an authorized dealer try to fix it twice (I got the tv in 2018, the problems started roughly 8 months later and first attempted to... View More
In Massachusetts, private transfers of firearms, including AR-style rifles, are subject to certain regulations and restrictions. While it is possible to transfer ownership of an AR-style rifle through a private sale, there are specific laws governing such transactions. Massachusetts has strict...View More
The structure and function of our department has changed due to leadership changes. My role recently changed as well due to the changes, about 90 days ago and I have not been trained and I have been asking for training.
Company A has been using a mark in commerce for a year, but has yet to file for registration. Company B files for the mark (same name and class) with intent to use. It is pending, but has not been assigned an examiner yet. How should Company A protect their mark, and prove they have rightful... View More
To protect their unregistered mark, Company A should gather evidence of their prior use of the mark in commerce. This evidence can include sales records, advertising materials, website screenshots, and any other documentation that demonstrates the mark's use in connection with their goods or...View More
This is final judgement, execution given. No fault evict
Errors include : incorrectly filing summons/complaint, no service/fraudulent statements by lawyer to act in constable capacity without filing w/ court for such right, gross misconduct of a plaintiff's lawyer, fraudulent... View More
My daughter got a case open with dcf. During that time I went and got temp guardianship and now have full guardianship for past 7 months. Each month dcf has something new they want in order to close (my daughters) case. Which my daughter is no longer around. They now are asking me to sign releases... View More
I’m planning to sell my mother’s house in Massachusetts in the next few months. She transferred the deed to me about 10 years ago so it’s in my name. My question is will taxes be due from the sale of the house and if so, how much? We’re planning to use the proceeds to pay for senior living... View More
When you sell a house that has appreciated in value since it was transferred to you, capital gains tax may be due on the profit from the sale. Since the house was transferred to your name 10 years ago, the cost basis for calculating capital gains would typically be the home's market value at...View More
My sister passed away. She has no spouse or children. She purchased (through Financing) a car weeks before her death. If repossessed, can the finance company go after any monies due to non-immediate family (niece / nephew) beneficiaries of an insurance or annuity policy?
A Massachusetts attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It could be difficult for attorneys here to offer assistance with the form within the format of this Q & A forum. It isn't set up for reviewing and sending documents back and forth. Whether you seek a...View More
For your wife and son to be eligible for dependent SSDI payments or Social Security survivors benefits based on your record, there are specific residency requirements they may need to meet. However, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has agreements with many countries, including Canada, that...View More
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