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Chris DiBella Selected as a 2020 Massachusetts Super Lawyer!

By DiBella Law Offices on May 26, 2020

DiBella Law Offices, P.C. are proud to announce that founding attorney Chris DiBella has been selected as a 2020 Massachusetts Super Lawyer. Membership into this prestigious community requires a rigorous selection process that only accepts up to 5% of all attorneys in the state of Massachusetts. Being nominated on its own is truly an honor, and it is even more gratifying to make the final selection.

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Protecting Against Motorcycle Bias

By DiBella Law Offices on May 26, 2020

When you get on the road, you shoulder the responsibility to protect yourself, your passengers, and other drivers – but you also deserve the same degree of respect, whether you are driving a minivan or riding a Harley. Despite this, motorcyclists face a large amount of bias on the road and during insurance claims. For many, this means limited to no compensation after an accident. However, with the right attorney and due diligence, you can fight against motorcycle bias and maximize your compensation.

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Meet the Winner of the 2020 Writing the Future Scholarship

By DiBella Law Offices on May 7, 2020

After a long journey through the first half of 2020, DiBella Law Offices, P.C. has selected one winner to take home the grand prize of a $1,000 scholarship. The winner of the 2020 Writing the Future Scholarship is:

Jean-Edward M. from Peabody, MA

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Posted in: Firm News

Finalists Chosen for 2020 DiBella Law Offices, P.C. Scholarship

By DiBella Law Offices on April 28, 2020

Christopher Dibella and his law firm started the Writing the Future Scholarship as a way to shoulder the burden most students carry when they choose to pursue a higher education. Curiosity and hard work should always be awarded, and we look forward to providing one determined student with a $1,000 scholarship towards post-secondary educational expenses.

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What If My Ex Turns Violent During a Divorce?

By DiBella Law Offices on April 26, 2020

Divorces are never easy, and a lot of bad blood can come up during proceedings. But no matter what, both sides should try to be as civil and respectable throughout the process. When one member steps out of bounds and becomes physically abusive, then your attorney can step in to provide legal protection in the form of a temporary restraining order and advocate for compensation.

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Posted in: Divorce

What Are Your Rights as a Motorcyclist in Massachusetts?

By DiBella Law Offices on April 18, 2020

Massachusetts motorcycle riders have certain rights on the road, many of which are the same as any other motorist. When passenger vehicle drivers disregard these rights, other through reckless driving, it can lead to serious motorcycle accidents. If a negligent driver caused your motorcycle crash, one of the most important rights you have is the ability to file a claim for compensation against the at-fault driver.

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Dog Bite Claims and K9 Units

By DiBella Law Offices on April 3, 2020

K9 units consist of law enforcement officers partnered with highly trained dogs. These canines are specially bred, chosen, and trained for their intelligence and acute sense of smell. K9 unit dogs can be indispensable in law enforcement for narcotics and weapons detection, searching for missing persons, and pursuing fugitives.

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Posted in: Dog Bites

When Do Grandparents’ Rights Apply in Massachusetts?

By DiBella Law Offices on March 19, 2020

Grandparents play a unique role in the raising of children, sometimes even taking over as surrogate parents if the parents are unavailable or deceased. In many cases, grandparents don’t realize that they have legal recourse for both financial aid and visitation rights – but they do. If you are a grandparent trying to do your best for your grandchildren when they are in a difficult situation, you need legal assistance to utilize your Grandparent rights.

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Posted in: Family Law

What Are the Child Custody Laws in Massachusetts for Unmarried Parents?

By DiBella Law Offices on March 4, 2020

For most parents, one of the most important aspects of life is the relationship with their children, and ensuring the children are well taken care of, happy, and leading good lives. However, when parents have children without being married in Massachusetts, the father can have a distinct challenge in attaining the legal recognition of fatherhood, and the rights associated with being a parent.

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Posted in: Family Law

What If I’m Hit by a Government Vehicle?

By DiBella Law Offices on February 24, 2020

When you are hit by a government vehicle, you are facing the challenge of filing a claim against a governmental agency to recover compensation. Thankfully, recovering compensation from a city, county, state, or federal agency can be accomplished – but only when the process is performed correctly and within the time limits imposed by law.

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Posted in: Car Accidents

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