Massachusetts Legal Blog
Massachusetts Legal Blog
Assault can conjure up different ideas for different people. Some may imagine bar brawls, while others may think assault includes speaking harshly to someone. So when a person is charged with assault in Massachusetts, what exactly does that mean?
That depends on the type of assault, if anyone was injured, and the extent of those injuries. In any case, if you are accused of assault in the Boston area, getting a tough criminal defense attorney is your best chance of defeating the charges. Read the rest »
Most people spend the majority of their life working hard to ensure the safety and well-being of their loved ones. Researching safe vehicles, purchasing a home in a good neighborhood, and planning for a secure financial future are all tasks that responsible adults undertake. And with August being “What Will Be Your Legacy Month,” now is the perfect time to take the next step in securing that financial future through professional estate planning. Read the rest »
From Fenway Park to Boston Garden to Gillette Stadium, there’s no doubt that Massachusetts has some of the best sports stadiums in the country. But while most of the time you go to see an exciting match-up between two teams and make a lot of great memories, sometimes going to catch a game can be dangerous. So what happens when a spectator is hurt while on the stadium premises? Read the rest »
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 »
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