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Sarah, Wayne, Brian, Kirsten and Jessica, are here to help with all of your research needs. We have more than 80 years combined experience in the practice of law and legal research and are happy to help with everything from the basics of starting a project to more complex issues including compiling legislative history, tracking down unpublished decisions or locating court documents. We also provide specialized Research Services. To find out more click here. To contact us call (617) 226-1520 or email


  • Valuation Resources for Family Law

    Posted: Oct 22, 2015
    Representing clients in a divorce case in which the value of the couple’s business assets is at issue can be challenging. In order to reach a fair resolution the attorneys must have a grasp of the standards and methods of determining the value of companies, stock, and partnership interests, the discovery techniques used to obtain vital information and effective ways of presenting evidence. Join us for a CLE on this topic on 10/27 and check out our resources in our collection. Read Full Article
  • TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule Implementation

    Posted: Jul 06, 2015
    Tagged: Real Estate TRID

    This October the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will replace the four existing disclosures required in most residential mortgage transactions under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) with two new ones. The Good Faith Estimate and Early Truth in Lending forms will be replaced by the Loan Estimate and the HUD-1 settlement statement and the Final Truth-in-Lending disclosure will be replaced by the Closing Disclosure. . . Read Full Article