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Legal Processes and Considerations for Dealing with Secondary Home Loans

Secondary home loans, also known as “second mortgages,” offer a way to borrow money during lean times. However, homeowners sometimes find themselves unable to keep up the payments on secondary home loans, and that’s when a Massachusetts loan modification attorney can offer wise counsel and advice. Before defaulting on a home...

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Challenging Foreclosure Documentation: Your Rights and Options

Foreclosure of one’s home is always a very stressful situation and one that everyone wants to avoid. In Massachusetts, homeowners have definite rights, and there are ways to challenge foreclosure documentation and delay or even avoid foreclosure altogether. Our Massachusetts bankruptcy lawyer breaks it down for you in this post.

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Single Asset Real Estate Chapter 11 Cases: Key Considerations

Chapter 11 is a reorganization bankruptcy case used by large businesses and corporations. It is also available to specific individuals. Chapter 11 allows debtors to retain their assets and remain in business while restructuring their debt. The debtor restructures their debts into a plan instead of closing and liquidating assets to...

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Bankruptcy and Retirement Accounts: What You Need to Know

Many clients who consider filing for bankruptcy relief worry that the bankruptcy trustee or their creditors will take their retirement funds. The good news is that bankruptcy exemptions protect most retirement funds. In this blog, our New Bedford bankruptcy attorney discusses bankruptcy do’s and don’ts to keep retirement funds safe in...

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