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How to Respond to a Lawsuit and/or Demand letter

Getting a legal document with your name on it can be scary. It is important to read the document carefully. If you understand the gist of what is asserted against you, you can then figure out your rights, duties, and responsibilities related to this matter. After you have a general understanding of the issues, you [..]

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Avvo Recognizes Attorney Kidd with a “Superb” Rating

The Law Offices of Matthew J. Kidd is proud to announce that its Founder and Principal Attorney, Matthew J. Kidd, has received a “Superb” Avvo Rating; the highest rating given by the attorney rating agency. The Avvo Rating consolidates attorney biographical, practice, client reviews, and details from a variety of sources to provide consumers a [..]

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Employment Settlement With A Prestigious University nearly $100K

The Law office of Matthew J. Kidd has recently resolved a case with a prestigious university involving a wrongful termination and subsequent retaliation. The Plaintiff was terminated and received retaliatory treatment based on race. The parties mediated the issue and reached a successful resolution of almost $100,000. If you lost your job and feel like [..]

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Matthew Kidd receives the “Client Champion” Award by Martindale-Hubbell

We are pleased to announce that Matthew J. Kidd recently received the Silver Client Champion award by Martindale-Hubbell. This award is an exclusive recognition that demonstrates an attorney’s commitment to client service based on the quantity and quality of their scores on Martindale-Hubbell client reviews. Fewer than 1% of all attorneys have qualified to receive [..]

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Matthew J. Kidd Named a “Top Contributor” by Avvo.com!

We are proud to announce that firm Founder & Director, Matthew J. Kidd, has received a Top Contributor Award from Avvo.com, an online marketplace for legal services. Avvo presents the Top Contributor Award to those attorneys who volunteer each month to answer questions and give the public general guidance on a range of legal issues. [..]

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Five Illegal Things Landlords Do and What You Can Do About It

It is always recommended to try and talk things out with your landlord peacefully, but in the case this doesn’t work, you have rights as tenants you should be aware of. Your landlord cannot change your apartment door locks Although you may be justifiably angry, do not engage, attack, or argue with the landlord verbally [..]

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Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 vs Chapter 13

If you’re considering bankruptcy (personally or as a business entity), there are a few options you can choose from. In this short article, I will try to explain the major differences between chapter 7 and chapter 13. What are the major differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy that a consumer should know about? [..]

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4 things you should know on business bankruptcy

Thinking about bankruptcy? This short guide will provide you with crucial information that will help you determine whether bankruptcy is a good option to consider, the types of bankruptcy, and what to expect in the bankruptcy process. When should a business consider filing for bankruptcy? A business entity is usually created to generate profits for [..]

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