Appeals from judgments in all civil Superior and District Court cases

Automobile Accidents

Representation of plaintiffs injured by the negligence of another in a motor vehicle collision (see also Personal Injury); representation of defendants against whom a claim is made for personal injury as a result of a motor vehicle collision

Civil Litigation

General civil litigation in Superior and District Courts; appeals from Magistrate (Small Claims) court


Title searches; buying and selling of real estate, residential and commercial; deed preparation; recording of real estate transactions


Assisting clients in collecting on debts and judgments


Representing clients in disputes involving the construction of residential or commercial property, including litigation


Drafting of contracts; interpretation of contracts; litigation involving breach of contracts


Representation of clients attempting to collect a debt; defense of clients who are disputing a debt

Declaration of Desire for a Natural Death

See “Living Will” below


Reviewing or drafting easements or rights of way


Probate; administration of decedent’s estates


Petitions for declaring incompetency; incompetency hearings; public guardian for incompetent’s estate and property

Health Care Power of Attorney

Preparation of documents designating a health care agent to make health care decisions


Representing clients in the interpretation of insurance policies, and in making claims against insurance companies which have wrongfully denied coverage or failed to honor the obligations of the insurance contract

Insurance Defense

Representation of defendants in civil Superior and District Court in general negligence cases, automobile accident personal injury cases, and all other general civil liability cases where defendant has a liability insurance policy providing for the defense of the claim

Living Will

Preparation of legal document expressing desire for a natural death and desire not to be placed on life support

Power of Attorney

Preparation of powers of attorney and appointment of legal representative (attorney in fact)

Personal Injury

Representation of plaintiffs making a claim in civil Superior and District Court for personal injury from automobile accidents, slip and fall cases, dog bites, wrongful death, property damage. Most of these cases are handled on a contingent fee basis, where the client pays no attorney fees until there is a recovery on the client’s behalf (although client is still responsible for the fees incurred in prosecuting the claim).

Planning and Land Use

Representation of clients before Planning Boards and other administrative bodies concerning land use, building permits, construction, zoning

Real Estate

Real estate closings; buying or selling of real property; commercial and residential leases; refinance of mortgage loans; foreclosures; easements and rights of way; condemnations; partition proceedings; sale of real property for estates, incompetents, minors; landlord and tenant law; construction law; zoning; eminent domain; land use

Trial Practice

Trials in civil Superior and District Courts; appeals from Magistrate (Small Claims) court


Preparation of wills, including testamentary trusts

Will Caveat

Challenge to will (will contest) based upon fraud, deceit, undue influence; action to set aside a will

Wrongful Death

Getting grieving families justice for their loss


Assisting clients in zoning or re-zoning real property