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Landlord Tenant Law

Landlord/tenant disputes may arise due to the non-performance of monetary or non-monetary covenants by either the landlord or the tenant and result in evictions, forfeiture and recovery of security deposits, lease enforcement, and a variety of other issues. Landlords need to protect their investment. Tenants need to protect their rights. Over the course of the past ten years, Attorney Schoenfeld has earned a reputation with his clients as a skillful and knowledgeable negotiator and litigator. to make sure that the tenants pay rent and do not diminish the value of the property. On the other hand, tenants need to protect their rights when leasing a home, business, apartment, or other property to ensure they are living in a habitable, safe, and adequately maintained space. 

Real Estate Law

Having represented a diverse cliental consisting of developers, savvy investors and first-time home buyers, clients turn to Attorney Schoenfeld when buying or selling property or dealing with construction projects and land development, investment properties, condominiums, and related commercial real estate transactions. As a licensed and practicing real estate broker is able to combine his legal training and experience to provide you with exceptional skill and insight while reviewing and assisting you in all aspects of your real estate needs. Property taxes are usually the largest single operating expense of a property working on the Dedham Board of Assessors has given the Law Office of Richard J. Schoenfeld the knowledge and expertise to advise a client if an abatement application is needed. 

Construction Law

New construction and renovation projects can include a number of complex legal matters. To maximize your available opportunities when dealing with construction projects and land development, investment properties, condominiums, and related commercial real estate transactions. With over twenty-five years of experience in the field of design and construction, Attorney Schoenfeld has advised builders, developers, owners, architects, engineers, and surveyors on matters pertaining to construction law, contract negotiations and interpretation, and general business.

Business Law and Advocacy

Whether you are starting a new venture or expanding your existing business it is critical to consult with a qualified attorney. Understanding your needs and objectives can greatly impact your long-term success. The decisions you make today will have long-last impacts let me help create for you the framework for a plan to succeed by being your advocate committed to:

· Advising clients

· Drafting contracts

· Negotiating contracts

· Updating agreements

· Resolving contract disputes.

Family and Probate Law

Going through divorce is complex. It may be one of the most difficult processes you will ever go through. You may have specific goals in mind or you not know where to begin. To alleviate stress and animosities of divorce I will help you explore your out-of-court solutions but know that some disputes inevitably require litigation.

For those seeking to instruct their family members about their financial and medical decisions, the most effective way to guarantee your intentions are understood and carried out upon incapacitation or death is through the drafting of a will, health care proxy, and power of attorney. Estate planning should be a comprehensive process that considers everything you own and everyone who is important to you. The pertinent documents include: Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, Living Wills, Homestead Declarations, Prenuptial Agreement and other incidental documents.

Civil and Criminal Litigation

Sometimes informal resolution is no longer an option, Attorney Schoenfeld represents plaintiffs and defendants in civil and criminal matters. As trial attorney, Attorney Schoenfeld handles initial complaints to final judgment, including representing clients at mediation, arbitration and trials. 

To schedule a free confidential initial consultation, contact

Richard J. Schoenfeld at 617-795-0133.

73 Lexington Street, Suite 102

Newton, MA 02466

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