Posts Tagged "court"

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

Appealing Section 8 Termination is Often the Right Decision

Massachusetts tenants have complained to me about the callousedness they face from their landlords – as well as their subsidy administrators (housing authority). The rules governing administration of Section 8 housing subsidies are spelled out at 24 CFR 982, et Learn more

Top 5 Mistakes Tenants Make With Their Landlord

1. What Did You Sign? The most common mistake most tenants in Massachusetts make is foregoing legal representation during eviction cases.  The most common effect and pitfall there is signing an Agreement for Judgment in negotiation or mediation that signs away Learn more

MA Tenants: 5 More Things Your Landlord Doesn’t Want You to Know!

Attorney Shivick discusses 5 More Things Your Landlord Doesn’t Want you to Know: Tenant Rights Under Massachusetts Law. Nothing in this video is intended as a substitute for consulting with an attorney. Nothing in this video is to be constued Learn more