Massachusetts Legal Blog
Massachusetts Legal Blog
After narrowing our scholarship race down to five finalists on June 5th, we thought our job would be easier. However, picking the winner from among these hard-working, talented students was anything but! Our law office did finally come to a unanimous agreement, and without further ado, we’d like to congratulate… Read the rest »
Hazing is a part of many university and college campuses. It typically happens at the beginning of the school year, when young men wish to join fraternities and young women wish to join sororities. Unfortunately, there aren’t many minor instances of hazing. These situations, which can involve something seemingly innocent, can quickly get out of hand and turn deadly. Read the rest »
Christopher DiBella, founding attorney of DiBella Law Offices, P.C., is no stranger to higher education—or the costs of higher education. Chris was the first generation in his family to attend college, and he graduated from Boston University and Suffolk University Law School before practicing law. All the while, he worked hard—not only for his grades, but to pay for his schooling altogether! Read the rest »
Here at DiBella Law Offices, P.C., we’ve always been advocates for reaching your dreams through higher education.
Christopher DiBella was introduced to the idea of higher education at an early age. Christopher still remembers his father coming home from his work at a construction site with a thick legal textbook for Chris to read. The law was of immediate interest to Christopher, as he knew that it would not only give him the chance to learn, but to help others as well. Read the rest »
It’s very easy to blame most of today’s distracted driving on the obsession that young people have with their phones. While teenagers who text while driving are a problem, they aren’t the only ones to blame. Read the rest »
Individuals of Irish descent make up Boston’s biggest ethnic population. So it’s no wonder that St. Patrick’s Day in the city is filled with massive celebrations.
Contrary to St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Ireland, where pubs shut down and people tend to go to church, the Irish who came to America celebrate their heritage with lots of fun festivities. And those celebrations often include drinking. While having a few pints with your friends can be lots of fun, we at DiBella Law Offices, P.C., want to remind you to stay safe at the same time. Read the rest »
Meeting that someone special, falling in love, and deciding to get married—this sequence is probably the most exciting time in people’s lives! But there’s more to consider before and after a proposal than just what the wedding colors are going to be. There are practical considerations that you need to talk about…like the dreaded prenuptial agreement. Read the rest »
Two companies have started testing driverless cars on the streets of Boston to see just how safe they really are. And one company is partnering up with Lyft to bring automation to the ride-sharing industry. But the trials aren’t going over well with all Boston natives. While some residents are keen to try them out, others wonder just how safe these autonomous cars can be. Read the rest »
The Farmers’ Almanac is predicting that 2018 is going to be a very snowy year in Massachusetts. While that may be great news for snowboarders and snowmen-builders, it could be treacherous for residents just trying to get through it to run errands or visit a friend.
So what responsibilities do property owners have when it comes to clearing ice and snow from their properties? And how can residents keep themselves, and others, safe? Read the rest »
While Uber has claimed that its ride-hailing app reduces the amount of drunk drivers on the road, Lyft has made no such claims. But that doesn’t mean this particular ridesharing company isn’t trying to do something about it.
Recently, Lyft teamed up with Budweiser to help curb drunk driving incidents this holiday season. But it does once again bring up the question: do ride-hail apps really help decrease drunk drivers on the roads? Read the rest »
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