Massachusetts Law Blog

March 2018

5 Things Your Landlord Doesn’t Want You To Know

Attorney Shivick briefly discusses 5 important issues that every Massachusetts residential tenant should know about. In order to obtain legal advice, you

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MA Tenants: Quiet Enjoyment & Bad Conditions: Tenant Rights Under Massachusetts Law

Attorney Shivick discusses Apartment Warranties and tenant rights under Massachusetts law, including Implied Warranty of Habitability and Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment. In

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MA Tenant Anti-Retaliation Laws: Tenant Rights Under Massachusetts Law

Attorney Shivick discusses issues to consider when facing Retaliation by a Landlord against a Tenant in Massachusetts – as a defense to

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Shivick’s Appellate Work Has Lasting Consequences for Massachusetts Tenants

My firm shuts down the most unlawful businesses, including landlords and debt collectors, as shown below. Here, I argued in the Court

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January 2018

FY18 MA Budget Brings New Housing Court Map, Jurisdiction

With passing of the FY18 Massachusetts budget, the Massachusetts Trial Court has undertaken an expansion of its Housing Court system. What was

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Narcissistic or Aloof Massachusetts Landlord May Trigger Quiet Enjoyment and Anti-Retaliation Statutes

There is a constant whine in Massachusetts akin to the Taos hum.  It appears on further inspection to be Massachusetts landlords continually

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Massachusetts Commercial Tenants Do Have Rights When Commercial Landlord Does Wrong

Commercial landlords in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts have many fewer responsibilities than their residential counterparts. These commercial landlords enjoy an increased bargaining

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December 2017

MA Tenant Access For Landlord Repairs

Attorney Shivick discusses Massachusetts Law regarding Landlord notice prior to accessing tenant’s apartment under Massachusetts Law. Visit Shivicklaw.com today to schedule a

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MA Constructive Eviction: When A Landlord Illegally Forces Tenant Out

Attorney Shivick discusses constructive eviction and tenant rights under Massachusetts law. In order to obtain legal advice, you must consult a licensed

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MA Landlord Snow & Ice Removal: Tenant Rights Under Massachusetts Law

Attorney Shivick discusses Msssachusetts Law regarding responsibility for Snow & Ice Removal: Tenant Rights Under Massachusetts Law. Visit SHIVICKLAW.com and contact Attorney

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