Real Estate Law

Latest CARES Act Includes Significant, Albeit Temporary, Provisions to the Bankruptcy Code Affecting Commercial Landlords, Tenants and Suppliers

On December 27, 2020, the second CARES Act was signed into law, providing an additional $900 billion in pandemic relief. Less publicized are several changes the Act made to the...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 01.20.2021
Posted In: Client Alerts

Client Alert: Court Orders Owner to Pay its Contractor Over $4.6 Million for Violations of the Massachusetts Prompt Pay Act

In a case of first impression in Massachusetts, Suffolk Superior Court Judge Michael D. Ricciuti has ordered a real estate developer to pay its general contractor $4,600,109.24 within 45 days...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 12.16.2020
Posted In: Client Alerts

Bernkopf Goodman Ranked Nationally by U.S. News

Bernkopf Goodman LLP has been ranked nationally and regionally in the 2021 Edition of "Best Law Firms," presented by U.S. News — Best Lawyers®. This publication ranks law firms according to...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 11.05.2020
Posted In: In The News

If Your Client’s Home Turns into a Nightmare, Think of St. Thomas Aquinas (Article and Video)

The following blog post was originally posted on The Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts (REBA)  blog.  Read the original post here. Companion Video PowerPoint Presentation Even in the midst of a global...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 07.02.2020
Posted In: In The News, Publications

Five Significant Changes Brought on by the PPPFA That Affect How Small Businesses Can Utilize PPP Funds

On June 5, 2020, the President signed into law the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act (PPPFA) of 2020 (H.R. 7010), a bill that extends certain aspects of the Paycheck Protection Program. There...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 06.06.2020
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19

Governor Baker Signs COVID-19 Virtual Notarization Act

Governor Baker has signed and enacted into law, An Act Providing for Virtual Notarization to Address Challenges Related to COVID-19. The Act permits Massachusetts lawyers and their paralegals, who are...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 04.29.2020
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19