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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

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
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

The City Notified Me To Evict My Tenant, What Do I Do?

If you received a notice from a city or municipality in Massachusetts stating you must evict your tenant for violation of Massachusetts law such as criminal activity – you may be scared or confused or both or neither – but Learn more