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New state homestead law gives expanded protection

By Linda T. Cammuso Until now, Massachusetts homeowners had to choose between homestead protection — which safeguards the equity in one’s home from attachment by general creditors — or the benefits of owning their home in a trust. That changed on Dec. 14, when Gov. Deval Patrick signed the state’s pension reform bill into law, […]

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Bill to shield elder homeowners on Gov. Patrick’s desk

BOSTON (AP) _ A bill designed to boost foreclosure protections for renters and older homeowners is headed to Gov. Deval Patrick’s desk. The Massachusetts Senate has given final approval to the bill that would bar tenants from being arbitrarily evicted from foreclosed properties and toughen consumer protections for seniors considering reverse mortgage agreements. The bill […]

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