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MY COMMENT: “In this case, we hold that, except for small claim matters, a corporation may not be represented in judicial proceedings by a corporate officer who is not an attorney licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth.” VARNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. vs. WMF, INC. 402 Mass. 79 November 2, 1987...
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2012 Taylor v Beaudry (Security Deposits)

There were a couple of disturbing things that happened during July 2012 First, the Legislature ignored again for another year our pleas to pass mandatory rent escrow to make retaliation against landlords (otherwise known as “the free rent trick”) illegal in MA. Their session came to an end...
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MGL 231, 6F and 6G (bad-faith, frivolous lawsuits)

  Section 6F.  Costs, expenses and interest for insubstantial, frivolous or bad faith claims or defenses   Upon motion of any party in any civil action in which a finding, verdict, decision, award, order or judgment has been made by a judge or justice or by a jury,...
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