Nice Try, Sistah!

Have you ever signed a contract while you were upset about something—angry, sad, depressed, or ill? In Massachusetts, a contracting party must be able to understand the nature and quality of the transaction or grasp its significance. A “mental breakdown” may be enough to avoid enforcement of a contract, but it will require medical evidence […]

Know When to Settle: A Cautionary Tale about the Cost of Litigation

In the midst of a legal dispute, agreeing to mediate or settle can feel like a loss. In addition to legal fees, litigation can have hidden costs in time, emotional energy, unwanted publicity, and prolonged uncertainty.

Akeem – Worcester, MA

Thanks for taking the time to consult with me recently. I appreciate your frankness regarding my case … I will recommend you as reliable attorney in the future. Your honesty about what you were able to do was enough to warrant such a recommendation. Again, I thank you for your time.

Ellen – Shrewsbury, MA

Attorney Hutchins handled our recent real estate closing. We were very pleased with his communication, attention to detail, and thoroughness. He handled every aspect of this transaction in a diligent, professional manner. What a breath of fresh air!

Katy – Franklin, MA

You took the time to sit and answer all our questions. Your schedule was flexible and you clearly explained the process. You have a friendly yet professional manner, and you helped make the whole process go smoothly and stress free! I have told my friends if they ever need a mediator to give you a […]