Jim Peluso’s practice includes a broad array of real estate and tax matters including residential and commercial purchase and sales, financing, title examinations, issuance of title insurance policies, preparation of tax returns, and accounting. Jim also is a member of Bernkopf Goodman’s probate and estate group where he assists clients in the preparation of estate vehicles, including trusts and wills, and in probating estates. He has significant experience with the corporate charitable and non-profit sectors, including the incorporation and formation of churches and schools, obtaining tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service, and effecting the dissolution of churches and other non-profits. Jim’s well-rounded legal background enables him to see the larger picture, thus helping clients avoid problems whenever possible.

Matters & Transactions

Representative Matters & Significant Transactions

  • Residential and commercial loan closings
  • Title examinations
  • Resolution of complex title issues
  • Agent for largest title insurance company in Massachusetts
  • Estate planning
  • Probating of estate for residents and non-residents of Massachusetts
  • Estate and income taxation
  • Formation and dissolution of tax exempt entities
Memberships & Activities

Memberships & Activities

Legal Memberships

  • Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts

Professional & Civic Activities

  • Annual Mock Trial Course for high schools students
  • Fundraising for various charities
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