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Category Archives: Contracts


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Here at Seaside Legal, our focus is bringing a 21st century law practice to Cape Ann. To achieve this goal, we have instituted flat fee billing, a commitment to running a paperless office, and are soon launching online access for … Continue reading

You care about your appearance; care about your document’s appearance too.

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By: Joel Favazza The majority of established attorneys I encounter at meetings, functions, or in the court room are almost always very well dressed; suit and tie (sometimes a vest), shined shoes, leather briefcase, clean shaven—the works. The standard rationale … Continue reading

Legal Lessons from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

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Image courtesy of Google Images Note: this blog entry gleans legal life lessons from the 1971 Gene Wilder version of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, which is not to be confused in any way with the 2005 Johnny Depp … Continue reading

Security Deposits – Know in Advance before Paying in Advance

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When renting property (an apartment, house, land, etc.) a landlord can ask the tenant for no more than the following four payments in advance: (1) first months rent; (2) last month’s rent; (3) one month’s rent as a security deposit; … Continue reading