Is It Stealing If You Didn’t Think It Was?

Could you go to jail for bringing home someone’s old table or bike that is left by the side of the road? Could you be stealing, or committing “larceny,” without knowing it? A recent Massachusetts S.J.C. decision, Commonwealth v. Liebenow, held that to prove larceny, the Commonwealth must show that a defendant (1) took and […]

Homeowners: Emails to Contractors Could Establish a Contract!

Having work done on your home? Be careful when you are exchanging emails with contractors, or you may end up with an extra lien on your home!