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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
Massachusetts Residential Security Deposit Law (3x Deposit)  – M.G.L. c.186 s.15B

Massachusetts Residential Security Deposit Law (3x Deposit) – M.G.L. c.186 s.15B

When moving into an apartment or rental in Massachusetts, the landlord is limited to charging a First Month’s Rent, Last Month’s Rent, Security Deposit, and a one-time reasonable lock and key charge. That’s it and the Last and Security cannot Learn more

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 order to obtain legal advice, you must consult a licensed attorney. Nothing in this video is a valid Learn more

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 eviction and/or as a claim against the landlord. In order to obtain legal advice, you must consult a Learn more