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Baker, Braverman & Barbadoro P.C. hosts personal items drive for domestic violence and abuse victims


BOSTON, BRAINTREE AND QUINCY, MA: Baker, Braverman & Barbadoro P.C., a dynamic full-service law firm with a team of attorneys catering to individuals, businesses and families throughout Quincy, Braintree, the South Shore and metro Boston areas, has partnered with DOVE, a domestic violence assistance organization, on a drive to collect various personal and household items—toothbrushes,

Baker, Braverman & Barbadoro P.C. hosts food and coat drive for domestic violence and abuse victims


Baker, Braverman & Barbadoro P.C., has partnered with DOVE, a domestic violence assistance organization, on a canned food and coat drive for the month of November. During month of November, Baker, Braverman & Barbadoro, P.C. will be collecting non-perishable food items in containers situated in both their offices at 300 Crown Colony Drive in Quincy

Case Study


Three years ago, siblings Joe and Jane Smith sat down to Christmas dinner with their families. During the meal, Joe’s wife Mary was well. After visiting the doctor shortly thereafter, she was diagnosed with cancer. By Easter, she was gone. How people react to the passing of a loved one varies from individual to individual,

Are Snow Days Pay Days in Massachusetts?


Whenever the forecast calls for a significant winter storm many of us secretly hope for the return of a favorite childhood tradition: the snow day. Given the prevalence of snow storms in the Boston area many employees indeed have the opportunity to enjoy a snow day or two every year. However, many employers are left

Chapter 40B Housing Comprehensive Permit Projects In Foreclosure


Any wise banker, investor or developer formulates an exit strategy before undertaking a new venture. However, when that venture is a comprehensive permit project and the tangled web of Chapter 40B regulations, guidelines, policies and regulatory agreements lack guidance on a particular conundrum, even the savviest participants must venture into uncharted territory. Thus is the

IRS Provides Further Guidance for 2010 Deaths


Nearly twelve months has passed since the end of 2010 and the IRS is still providing guidance for how to treat estates for individuals who died in 2010. In 2010 estates have the option of electing to be subject to the estate tax, or electing out of the estate tax. Why would someone voluntaryily subject

The New Massachusetts Homestead Act


On March 16, 2011 a new Massachusetts Homestead Act (Homestead Act) went into effect, the revised Homestead Act affords even greater protection for property owners. A “Declaration of Estate of Homestead” is a legal document filed at the registry of deeds in the county in which a residential house exists that informs the public that