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The Law Offices of Craig J. Celli, PC provides high quality legal services in the following areas:
 
REAL ESTATE
The negotiation in buying or selling a property requires experienced assistance and advice.  If you are buying or selling a home, as a first time home buyer or a seasoned home owner, please contact the Law Offices of Craig J. Celli.
 
The Law Offices of Craig J. Celli represents the interests of both buyers and sellers of single family homes, condominiums, multi-family homes or commercial buildings.  Our experience in real estate, zoning and real estate law enable our firm to properly negotiate and close your real estate transaction ensuring that your interests are protected.
 
The Law Offices of Craig J. Celli can also do your closing for you.  If you are refinancing, purchasing a home with the assistance of a mortgage or doing a cash deal, my office can work with your bank and conduct the closing for you..
 
WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATE PLANNING 
The Law Offices of Craig J. Celli has been advising clients in estate planning matters including the preparation of wills, trusts, living wills, health care proxies, declarations of homestead and durable powers of attorney.
 
By having a complete estate plan in place while you are alive and after you have passed, you will have the comfort of knowing who will be in charge of your assets, money and children during difficult times for your family.
 
The making of a Last Will & Testament is the correct way to control the distribution of property. A properly drafted will allow you to determine who will be in charge of the probate of your estate, who will be named guardian for your minor children and who your assets will be left to.  In many cases, whereas the age of majority is 18 in Massachusetts, clients choose to establish a trust within the will ti insure that money is held in trust and not given to the children until they reach a certain minimum age.
 
In many cases to avoid probate, or to otherwise provide for the care, education or comfortable support of a child or loved one, assets may be placed in a trust with specific direction regarding the distribution of those assets.
 
Trusts also may be the vehicle to hold assets or title to real estate.
 
The attorneys at the Law Offices ofCraig J. Celli have the experience to advise you in all areas of wills, trusts or estate planning.
 
BUSINESS LAW
Whether starting or purchasing a business, the Law Offices of Craig J. Celli has the experience to guide you through the negotiation of the business and/or real estate purchase and sale agreement, the negotiation of any lease, the formation of the appropriate business entity, and eventually the sale of the business.
 
The Law Offices of Craig J. Celli has represented many clients over the years in the negotiation of business purchase and sale agreements.
 
The Law Offices of Craig J. Celli is able to recommend and form the appropriate type of business such as a partnership, corporation or limited liability company to limit the exposure to personal liability.
 
ZONING
In addition to representing Buyers, Sellers and Lenders and providing real estate settlement services, the Law Offices of  Craig J. Celli is experienced in all aspects of land use, permitting, zoning and municipal licensing.
 
We represent home owners, businesses, restaurants, developers and major corporations in all aspects of zoning matters, ranging from simple variance and in-law special permit applications to common victualler and liquor licensing, condominium development, residential subdivision development and major shopping center development. 
 
The Law Offices of Craig J. Celli is experienced and able to represent you before local officials, boards and commissions.  We minimize time, money and delays as the permit approval procedure can be costly and in some cases affect the feasibility of a project.
 
PROBATE
Probate is the process whereby probatable assets or property, both real and personal, in a deceased individual’s name alone, are passed, subject to debts, liens and estate taxes if applicable, to other individuals.
 
If the decedent has a valid Last Will & Testament in place, a petition is filed with the appropriate Probate Court, the will is allowed, the executrix or executor is appointed and after a one year probate period, creditors are paid and the remaining assets of the estate are disbursed in accordance with the terms of the will.
 
If the decedent dies intestate or without a will, a petition for administration is filed with the Probate Court, the heirs or family members choose an administrator or administratrix or if they do not agree the Probate Court appoints one.  After the one year probate period, creditors are paid and the remaining assets of the estate are disbursed in accordance with the laws of intestacy.
 
The attorneys at the Law Offices of Craig J. Celli are experienced in all aspects of probate matters and are able to represent you during a very difficult time when important decisions must be made.
 
PERSONAL INJURY
The Law Offices of Craig J. Celli handles all personal injury claims, including car accidents, medical malpractice, product liability, slip and fall, denial of insurance benefits, dog bites, and general negligence.
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