PRACTICE AREAS

BUSINESS LAW

Contracts, Entity Formation

We know first hand what it takes to start a business and keep it running efficiently.  You have a business plan and the capital to start building your business but where do you go from there? Deciding which business entity to form can be confusing and tedious. Whether you decide to form a Corporation, Partnership, LLC or to operate as a sole proprietor, our office can guide you through the pros and cons and highlight the factors to consider.  Once we have successfully completed the formation of your chosen entity, the firm can provide guidance to ensure your business runs smoothly.  We can help you with the various contractual issues that accompany running a business - employment contracts, vendor contracts, leasing agreements, and other business contracts. Be confident that you will have a solid foundation to build your business on when you engage in the services of Alves|Santos, PC.  

 
 

REAL ESTATE

Residential Closings, Commercial and Residential Seller Representation, Lease Drafting

We realize each real estate transaction is unique, and we will assist our clients in identifying their individual objectives and business interests by making sure that their residential closings run smoothly, without complication or delay. We also understand that in a landlord-tenant relationship, having a lease that is comprehensive, enforceable, and particular to your specific needs is vital, and can even prevent future litigation. As such, the firm will devise appropriate strategies to achieve your goals as an investor, lender, owner, seller and buyer. We will efficiently provide legal services such as: providing settlement services to lenders as escrow agents, issuing title insurance, negotiating purchase and sale agreements as well as residential/commercial lease agreements and representing clients at the closing table, through landlord/tenant disputes, lease violations and evictions.  

PERSONAL INJURY

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Dog Bites, Slip & Fall

Car accident claims in Massachusetts occur every day. Most are the result of operator error and driver’s negligence. Determining who is at fault in a car accident can sometimes be tricky. The firm works zealously to advocate for our crash victims by taking immediate action to obtain as much information as possible about the vehicles involved, request the contact information of the witnesses, make sure the police are aware of any traffic violations, ensuring that our clients get the medical attention they need as soon as possible and promptly notifying the insurance company about the accident. We will also handle a full range of other personal injury cases, from slip & fall injuries, dog-bite injuries to wrongful death cases.The firm fights vigorously to ensure that our personal injury victims receive the full compensation to which they are entitled. We are dedicated attorneys that will fight to recover: medical expenses, loss wages, loss earning potential, physical/mental/emotional pain and suffering, loss of consortium  and property damage.

 

WILLS & TRUSTS

Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Medicaid Planning

Special Needs Trust

Thinking about how to protect your assets and pass down your legacy? Many people delay their estate planning because they fear it is a complicated, costly and time-consuming task not realizing that without a Will, Trust, Health Care Proxy and Power of Attorney, your family members are left with the burden and cost of probating your estate.  Alves|Santos, PC emphasizes a streamlined process to achieve your primary goals as quickly and affordable as possible. Traveling out of the country and need someone to handle your finances while you are gone? Own property in another country that you need someone to manage for you? Don't depend on boilerplate forms from the internet to protect your home, retirement funds, and life savings.  Contact the firm to execute a Will, Trust, Health Care Proxy and Power of Attorney today!