Michael J. Shivick, Esq.

What can a landlord charge me to move into an apartment in Massachusetts?

Attorney Shivick has successfully prosecuted hundreds of cases against Massachusetts landlords over the last 10 years, and has a proven track record of collecting money judgments against small and large landlords. Learn more
Landlord Lock Out? Know Your Rights!

Landlord Lock Out? Know Your Rights!

The good news for Massachusetts consumers is that Attorney Mike Shivick has been doing this work for a decade. Learn more

Defamation of Character, In Massachusetts.

Have you been “Defamed” within the meaning of Massachusetts law? The answer depends on a number of factors. DEFAMATION is “[t]he taking from one’s reputation. The offense of injuring a person’s character, fame, or reputation by false and malicious statements. Learn more

Massachusetts Home Contractor Problems? 5 Red Flags to Look For to Avoid Being Scammed.

Don't let your dream home become the nightmare on your street. Attorney Shivick reviews M.G.L. c.142A and provides you with 5 red flags to help you identify and protect yourself from predatory residential contractors in Massachusetts. Learn more

Home Buyer With New Construction Problems? You Have Rights Under Massachusetts Law.

Is building your dream home becoming a nightmare? Late contractors. Wrong materials. Unworkmanlike construction. Take it or leave it attitude. Half-assiduous work. Surly workers. Unkept promises. These are the tell tale signs of what I like to call “Contractor Problems.” Learn more