Tag Archives: rent withholding

Trial Success: Tenant’s Housing Rights Protected

This week, Attorney Murphy appeared in Chelsea District Court to defend his client, a tenant, at an eviction trial.  The tenant’s landlord filed an eviction action based on a violation of lease terms and sought $17,000.00 in damages.  Attorney Murphy … Continue reading

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Rent Withholding Nets Client Thousands of Dollars

Recently, Attorney Murphy settled an eviction case on behalf of a client/tenant residing in Westfield, MA.  The landlord filed an eviction against Attorney Murphy’s client for non-payment of rent.  The client, however, had been advised by Attorney Murphy not to … Continue reading

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