The New Equal Pay Bill

In 2007 the United States Supreme Court ruled that a worker who is a member of a protected class must file a claim of discrimination within 180 days of a company’s initial decision to pay him less than another worker doing the same job. On January 29, 2009, President Obama signed a bill that overturns […]

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Estate Taxes — Here To Stay

President Obama and congressional Democrats want to freeze the estate tax at its current level rather than allowing it to disappear (according to the current law) in 2010. The Senate Finance Committee is expected to move within the next few weeks to reverse the current law, and Mr. Obama should present his estate-tax preservation proposal […]

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100 Essential Tips For Starting A Successful Business

Strange as it may sound, it is a good time to start a business of your own. There is plenty of office space and industrial space available at bargain prices, and vendors will be very eager for your business. Another good thing for someone starting out is that there are loads of highly-skilled, energetic, eager […]

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Who Cares About the Uniform Probate Code?

You Do. Finally, after about twenty years of thinking about it — Massachusetts adopted the Uniform Probate Code. That means our probate laws will be more like those of other states and that the word “Probate” will be less scary than it used to be. For example: * You will be able to appoint an […]

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Uniform Probate Code

A couple of weeks ago, Massachusetts finally adopted the Uniform Probate Code

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