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Some Law Firms Must Register as Debt Collectors Posted on Mar 28

According to Mass. Division of Banks Opinions 13-018 and 16-002, “if a law firm’s principal purpose is the collection of debts, or where the firm regularly collects or attempts to collect debts owed or asserted to be owed to another, such law firm is required to   …Continue Reading Some Law Firms Must Register as Debt Collectors

Standards for Access to Inmates Posted on Oct 28

Standards for access to inmates at correctional facilities afforded to attorneys, law students, paralegals, private investigators and interpreters have been recently updated. New amendments to 103 CMR 486.00 include reducing the time from one week to three business days to supply documentation of a law student’s or   …Continue Reading Standards for Access to Inmates

You’re Invited to Common Law Grounds at the Franklin Law Library! Posted on Sep 16

You're Invited to Common Law Grounds at the Franklin Law Library!

You’re Invited! Common Law Grounds Invigorate and Invest in Your Practice A brew of resources and comforts for sharp lawyers In the Franklin Law Library, Courthouse, 101 Munson Street, Greenfield, Massachusetts Opening week is Tuesday, September 22nd through Friday, September 25th  Lower your research costs,   …Continue Reading You’re Invited to Common Law Grounds at the Franklin Law Library!

Starting or building a law practice? Posted on Feb 20

In 2014, 1,598 people passed the Massachusetts Bar exam. Many of them went to established firms, governmental agencies, or decided not to enter the legal field at all. However, some graduates choose to open their own practice. Once the decision to strike out on one’s   …Continue Reading Starting or building a law practice?