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How to Find the Right Personal Injury Lawyer in New Bedford

Have you or a loved one been involved in an accident or become injured when any party is at fault? Get advice no how to find the right personal injury lawyer in New Bedford to handle your personal injury case today.

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How to Choose the Best Family Law Firms in Fall River

Having the right experienced and knowledgeable family law attorney in Fall River will be helpful in achieving a favorable outcome for your case. Contact the Botelho Law Group today.

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How bad does your financial situation need to be before you file bankruptcy in Fall River?

This is a question I answer on a weekly basis and usually, by those hoping to avoid filing bankruptcy, even though the fact they are in my lower office, they may already know the answer. Here we will explore three situations, which if you’re living in any of them,...
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When Is the Best Time to File Bankruptcy in Fall River?

Most people devote all their time on the subject to thinking about if they need to file for bankruptcy, but once you realize that you should file bankruptcy, the next logical question is when should you file bankruptcy. Most people do not realize that filing...
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What Problems Will Filing Bankruptcy Solve for People Living in Fall River?

Many people realize that they have to file bankruptcy or know that it’s in their near future, but most of them never realize what problems filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy will actually sell for them. Here we will discuss the benefits of filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and...
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Why Do People Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer in Fall River?

The people in Fall River are not very different from those from around Bristol County or the rest of Massachusetts, and file bankruptcy for the exact same reasons. This post we will delve into the different reasons why people need a bankruptcy lawyer to file...
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I Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer in Fall River

So you finally realize that you have to file for bankruptcy and now you’re looking for an attorney in your area, but how did you arrive at this conclusion, how do you plan on executing and what benefit do you think you will receive. In this blog we shall explore how...
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How do I get a Green Card or become a Permanent Legal Resident, through the US Immigration System?

How do I get a Green Card or become a Permanent Legal Resident, through the US Immigration System? “How do I get a green card?”  This is the most common immigration legal question, I am asked in my law practice. Obtaining a green card under the US immigration laws, is...
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What is Elder Financial Abuse?

Elder Financial Abuse Age and infirmity can leave loved ones vulnerable to financial predation. There are people who, presented with an opportunity, will take full advantage of the elderly and the isolated. This can take the form of obtaining access to bank accounts,...
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Bankruptcy Attorney Chapter 7, 11 and 13.

 Are you struggling to pay debts? Is the home you live in in foreclosure? Is your car going to be repossessed? Is your business failing and you need to have bankruptcy protection while restructuring? That’s exactly what the attorneys at the Botelho Law Group do on a...
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What is the difference between Chapter 7 bankruptcy and chapter 13 bankruptcy?

 What is the difference between Chapter 7 bankruptcy and chapter 13 bankruptcy? In this video we will find out about what is Chapter 7 bankruptcy, what is Chapter 13 bankruptcy, and how does Chapter 7 bankruptcy and Chapter 13 bankruptcy different.  Chapter 7...
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What is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Chapter 13 bankruptcy or otherwise known as repayment bankruptcy will be explained in this video. Essentially chapter 13 bankruptcy is for debtors that either make too much money to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy, are behind on payments of the secured debt such as a...
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What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

What is Chapter 7 bankruptcy? should you file Chapter 7 bankruptcy? What are the reasons to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy? These are a few of the questions that will be answered in this video blog about what is Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Chapter 7 bankruptcy or otherwise...
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Is filing bankruptcy the right choice for me (you)?

Is Bankruptcy Right for YOU?!?!?!?!?!? Is bankruptcy right for you? There are many things that go into determining if bankruptcy is the right choice for your particular financial situation. The very first consideration is, are there any alternatives to bankruptcy....
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Who is the BEST Child Custody-Support Lawyer/Attorney in Fall River

Family law cases which involve either child support or child custody are typically most difficult cases in the law court system. It is difficult enough for a relationship with her significant other or spouse, this situation becomes even more difficult if there is a...
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What to do after you’ve been pulled over for drinking and driving.

Seeing those blue lights flashing in your rear-view mirror can be one of the most stressful things you have to deal with, and it’s considerably more stressful if you believe your being pulled over for driving under the influence of alcohol or operating under the...
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Welcome to the Botelho Law Group Veterans Benefit Blog!!!!!!

Welcome to the Botelho Law Group Veterans Benefit Blog!!!!!! BOTELHO LAW GROUP is based in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of Rhode Island, to serve the needs Of US Military Veterans seeking to claim their veteran’s disability benefits. In this blog...
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Welcome to the BOTELHO LAW GROUP Mortgage and Real Estate Closing Blog!!!!!

Welcome to the Botelho Law Group Mortgage and Real Estate Closing Blog. In this blog we will be explaining our mortgage closing services, the mortgage closing process, purchasing a home, and all the documentation that goes along with it. In this blog you can have an...
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Welcome to the BOTELHO LAW GROUP Edler Abuse Blog!!!!!!

Welcome to the Botelho Law Group the elder abuse blog. In this blog we will be tackling the subject of both financial elder abuse and physical elder abuse. Financial elder abuse is usually when an elderly person is swindled by a family member, caregiver, financial...
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How does a Restraining Order affect Child Visitation in Massachusetts?

What happens if there is a child visitation schedule established by the Family Courts and one of the parents gets a Restraining Order against the other parents? A restraining order does not automatically trigger a parent to lose their child visitation rights, but it...
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I want to divorce and custody of my child from my alcoholic abusive wife, what are my options?

Please help me, in need of advice, I would like to get a divorce from my wife and obtain full custody of our son. My wife is an abusive alcoholic and is drunk every single night. She frequently gets violent and aggressive if I ever raise the question of her drinking...
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What can you do when the other parent isn’t following the child custody visitation guidelines or court orders?

My husband is having a very difficult time with his ex-wife cooperating with the visitation schedule established by the Massachusetts Family Court. He is a pilot and we live in Norfork County, and he works out of Logan Airport. She has moved to New Hampshire, almost...
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Can I get a divorce in Massachusetts even though my spouse will not sign the divorce papers?

I have wanted to get a divorce for a couple years now, but my spouse will not sign the paperwork. If my spouse refuses to sign the court documents for filing for divorce in Massachusetts, can I still get a divorce without his signature? I feel like I’m trapped...
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Can a landlord refused to return my security deposit?

Answer: usually the answer would be no, but there are some factors which would make the answer yes. In Massachusetts and Rhode Island if the landlord did not properly set up your safety deposit in a separate account, they will be in trouble just for failing to do...
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I was told by my doctor that I have an STD, it almost destroyed my marriage, and it was a misdiagnosis; is this medical malpractice?

A client of ours was misdiagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease known as Human Papillomavirus (HPV), which she did not test positive for on the preceding year.  The fact of the matter is, that the patient/client with not infected with a sexually transmitted...
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I Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer in Fall River

So you finally realize that you have to file for bankruptcy and now you’re looking for an attorney in your area, but how did you arrive at this conclusion, how do you plan on executing and what benefit do you think you will receive. In this blog we shall explore how...

What is Elder Financial Abuse?

Elder Financial Abuse Age and infirmity can leave loved ones vulnerable to financial predation. There are people who, presented with an opportunity, will take full advantage of the elderly and the isolated. This can take the form of obtaining access to bank accounts,...

Bankruptcy Attorney Chapter 7, 11 and 13.

 Are you struggling to pay debts? Is the home you live in in foreclosure? Is your car going to be repossessed? Is your business failing and you need to have bankruptcy protection while restructuring? That’s exactly what the attorneys at the Botelho Law Group do on a...

What is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Chapter 13 bankruptcy or otherwise known as repayment bankruptcy will be explained in this video. Essentially chapter 13 bankruptcy is for debtors that either make too much money to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy, are behind on payments of the secured debt such as a...

What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

What is Chapter 7 bankruptcy? should you file Chapter 7 bankruptcy? What are the reasons to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy? These are a few of the questions that will be answered in this video blog about what is Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Chapter 7 bankruptcy or otherwise...