Massachusetts Adopts Remote Notarization Act

Governor Charlie Baker has signed into law the Remote Notarization Act to provide tools to facilitate the execution of wills and trusts and real estate transaction documents during COVID-19 state of emergency declaration. (more…)

Special Education in a Remote/Distance Learning Environment

In this video, Attorney Peter Farrell of Tamkin & Hochberg, LLP reviews and synthesizes the US DOE and Massachusetts DESE recommendations and guidance on the migration to a remote/distance learning environment with particular emphasis on the view point of families of children with special needs (more…)

Remote Notarizations Possibly Coming To Massachusetts

In an effort to facilitate important legal transactions and documents, such as deeds and Wills, during the current COVID-19 government mandated shut down, the Massachusetts legislature has recently taken up an emergency bill to allow remote notarization of these documents. (more…)

Force Majeure: Calculating Risk During the Coronavirus Outbreak

While the first and foremost concern of the current global health crisis is the safety of people across the globe, it is undeniable that that the coronavirus outbreak is having damaging economic repercussions. Factory closings, transportation restrictions and widespread attempts at “social distancing” have come together to cause shortfalls of both supplies and labor, while (more…)

Message From Tamkin & Hochberg LLP Regarding COVID-19

To our Clients and Friends: The spread of COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, has impacted all of us both personally and professionally. As we collectively navigate these unchartered waters, we want to take this time to reach out to you, our valued clients and friends, that work with our firm. First and foremost, we (more…)

CLIENT ALERT – Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave Act

May, 2019 The Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave Act (“PFML”), M.G.L. c. 175M, enacted on June 28, 2018, becomes effective on July 1, 2019. However, there are certain notice requirements businesses that that must be complied with prior to July 1, 2019. Overview The PFML establishes a system for paid family leave of up to (more…)

Peter Farrell Guest Speaker at National Business Institute Program on Special Education Law

Tamkin & Hochberg attorney, Peter Farrell, was featured as a guest speaker at the National Business Institute in Boston, Massachusetts where he presented on Special Education Law A to Z. Peter’s topics covered “Unraveling Free and Appropriate Public Education (“FAPE”) Complexities” and “Essential Components of a 504 Plan.”  If you or someone you know has questions about (more…)

New Attorneys Join Tamkin & Hochberg, LLP

We are pleased to welcome Larisa Freyman and Kristi Panduku as new associates with the firm. Larisa is a magna cum laude graduate of Northeastern University and a graduate of New England Law I Boston.  Larisa also earned her L.L.M. in taxation from Boston University School of Law. Larisa can be contacted via e-mail at Kristi is a graduate (more…)

Putting Kids First: Co-Parenting and Special Education After Divorce

May 10, 2017, 5:30 p.m. Boston Bar Association, 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108 Peter S. Farrell, Esquire – Tamkin & Hochberg, LLP We will examine the transitioning of co-parents after divorce with special attention devoted to the need to re-focus away from conflict during divorce and concentrate on children with special needs.  We will (more…)

Tamkin Hochberg Attorneys Named Massachusetts Super Lawyers®

Tamkin & Hochberg, LLP is pleased to announce that its two managing partners, Jonathan D. Tamkin and Andrew S. Hochberg, were both named to the 2016 edition of Massachusetts Super Lawyers® each in their respective primary practice areas. Jon Tamkin was recognized by his peers in the area of real estate law and Andy Hochberg (more…)

Tamkin & Hochberg Featured in Boston’s Top Rated Lawyers of 2014

Tamkin & Hochberg, LLP is featured as one of Boston’s Top Rated Lawyers of 2014 in Martindale-Hubbell’s Legal Leaders™ guide distributed by the Wall Street Journal and the Boston Globe. The guide lists the top legal talent in the Boston metropolitan area. Tamkin & Hochberg achieved the Martindale-Hubbell® rating of AV Preeminent® required to be (more…)