Jun
22

When Bankruptcy Hits Home: Will A Homestead Declaration Protect You?

A Massachusetts Homestead Declaration protects up to $500,000.00 of equity in your home, protecting the home from being taken by creditors. A Declaration of Homestead must be filed with the Registry of Deeds, and can be done at any point when one owns and occupies a home as a primary residence, not just at the… Continue reading »

Jun
21

Proven Ways to Recession-proof Your Business

Good companies and good products are in demand no matter what the economy is doing. The keys to riding out any recession are planning ahead, being willing to listen to everyone within your organization, and paying close attention to their ideas and suggestions. Recession-proofing a business begins with being proactive. Remember, many of your customers… Continue reading »

Jun
21

Litigation Risk Assessment as a Business Organization Tool

Few business owners would dispute the importance of effective business planning and sound business practices to running a successful and profitable business. As many of Konowitz & Greenberg’s business clients can attest, these principles are the mantra of this firm’s corporate law department.

Jun
21

Understanding Mediation in a Time of Need

Mediating disputed is a means to resolve disputes and allow each party input and control over the outcome.  Orchestrated appropriately, no one wins, no one loses. Rather, the parties walk away from the table knowing the resulted arrived at are based upon the needs and concerns of each of the parties. Why mediate? Mediation allows… Continue reading »

Jun
21

Estate Planning and Considerations for Adoptive Families

In April, Arlene Kasarjian presented the “Estate Planning for Adoptive Families” workshop at the annual conference of the Adoption Community of New England, Inc. (ACONE). ACONE is a Massachusetts-based organization that provides information, advocacy and support for all those touched by adoption. Everyone needs an estate plan, regardless of age, marital status and financial status… Continue reading »