Real Estate Law

04.21.2020 | Client Alerts | Covid-19

Governor Baker Signs Moratorium for Evictions and Foreclosures in Massachusetts

Governor Baker has just signed and enacted into law a Moratorium for Evictions and Foreclosures in Massachusetts. The law impacts both residential and specific commercial properties, and has several key parts. First, it provides that a landlord or owner of a residential dwelling unit shall not, for the purposes of… Read More

03.27.2020 | Covid-19 | Events/Webinars

Recording of COVID-19 Impact on Mass. Construction Industry

On Thursday, March 26, Bernkopf Goodman LLP Construction and Surety Practice Group partners, Peter B. McGlynn and Robert W. Stetson hosted a webinar focusing on the new COVID-19 related construction moratorium. If you missed the webinar or would like to watch it again, the recording can be viewed… Read More

09.16.2019 | Client Alerts

SJC Confirms Landlords May Obtain Occupancy Payments During Eviction Proceedings and Outlines the Critical Factors

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) handed down a decision Sept. 16 confirming that judges hearing summary process eviction cases have the legal and equitable authority to require tenants to make interim use and occupancy payments to landlords while the cases are pending. The SJC’s decision in Davis v. Read More