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Recovering Security Deposit

Massachusetts’ residential security deposit law contains strict requirements for landlords, including returning a tenant’s security deposit within 30 days of lease termination.  As a landlord or tenant you should know your rights and options when dealing with General Laws: CHAPTER … Continue reading

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Attorney Murphy Successfully Argues Motion for Reconsideration

On March 4, 2015, Attorney Murphy persuaded the Cambridge District Court to vacate its order issuing an “execution” against his client, a tenant, for violating an “agreement for judgment”.  Prior to retaining Attorney Murphy, the client and her former landlord … Continue reading

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Attorney for the Day in Housing Court

This week, Attorney Murphy returned to the Attorney for the Day Table at the Boston Housing Court to provide free legal advice to both landlords and tenants.  Generally speaking, a large number of litigants in Housing Court cannot afford an … Continue reading

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