In Fall River, MA Can I Cut Down Limbs from A Neighbor’s Tree?

Steven SabraOn the Radio

It’s one of the age-old neighbor vs. neighbor arguments – and residents of Fall River, MA are certainly not immune. Can you cut down limbs from a neighbor’s tree, if those limbs are hanging over your side of the property line? Folks living in The Flint, Downtown, Corky Row or anywhere else in the Greater Fall River area have had to deal with … Read More

Am I Responsible for Court Costs if I was Wrongfully Arrested?

Steven SabraOn the Radio

Wrongful arrests happen all the time throughout Massachusetts, including in Fall River, New Bedford and beyond. Whether you’re arrested or wrongfully arrested, getting in touch with a lawyer immediately is one of the wisest choices you can make. But a recent caller from the Fall River area introduced yet another issue faced by people who are wrongfully arrested: court costs. During our call, a … Read More

What Should I Do If I Hit a Pot Hole in the City?

Steven SabraOn the Radio

If you live in Fall River, New Bedford, Somerset, Taunton, or the surrounding area, then we certainly don’t have to tell you that potholes are everywhere. They’re nearly unavoidable, to the point that drivers spend more time watching the road inches ahead of them, than the cars on the road. That’s a recipe for disaster. Yet still, even with so … Read More

What is the Retirement Age for a Supreme Court Justice?

Steven SabraOn the Radio

A caller from the local Swansea area asked, “What age limit do judges have to retire in the Supreme Court?” Steven Sabra said that there is no age limit. In the state in Massachusetts there is an age limit of 70. The federal system, including not just the U.S. Supreme Court but the Federal Courts, are lifetime appointments. Sometimes judges … Read More

8 Things to Consider Before Taking Your Case to Court

Steven SabraOn the Radio

Attorney Steve Sabra, of Sabra and Aspden Law Offices of Somerset,  MA answered some frequently asked questions from a caller in the local Fall River area about negotiating legal fees and if insurance companies advance wages. Can Legal Fees Be Negotiated? A caller in the local Fall River area asked, in reference to personal injury, when you see an attorney, … Read More

Four Important Things to Consider When Writing Up a Will

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A caller in the local Fall River area asked, “I have no money to leave to anybody, but I do have an apartment with all of my possessions in it that I’d like to leave to my disabled daughter. What is the easiest and least expensive way to give everything to her?” Steve Sabra answered that the best thing to … Read More