Practice Areas

Vaughan, Dale, Hunter, Beaudette, and Swain, P.C. provides a full range of legal services including, but not limited to, real estate law, land use and planning law, municipal law, landlord-tenant law, business law, criminal law and other miscellaneous bodies of law as described below. 

Real Estate Transactions

Purchase, Sale, and Refinance of Real Estate
Title Examinations and Certifications

Buildability and Zoning Opinions

Massachusetts Land Court Petitions

Town of Nantucket "Yardsale" Purchaser Representation 

 

Land Use and Planning

Planning Board Permitting 

Zoning Board of Appeals Permitting 

Wetland Permitting 

Conservation Permitting and Restrictions

Historic District Commission Permitting 

Nantucket Board of Health Permitting 

Easements, Restrictions and Real Property Licenses

 

Business Law

Business Formations and Registration 

Purchase, Sale, and Acquisitions of Businesses

Operating and Partnership Agreements 

Joint Venture Agreements

Business Contracts

Massachusetts Trade and Service Mark Application 

Dissolutions

Annual Filings

Criminal Law 

Massachusetts First Time OUI Offenders

Show-Cause Hearing Representation 

 

Estate Planning and Probate

Wills, Health Care Proxies, and Powers of Attorney 

Trusts and Estate Planning 

Administering Estates

Prepare Estate Tax Returns

Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Other Fiduciaries

Municipal Law 

Liquor Licenses

Entertainment Licenses 

Common Victualler Licenses and Food Service Permits

Nantucket Select Board Representation 

Landlord-Tenant Law

Residential and Commercial Leasing ​

Landlord Summary Process Evictions

Tenant Evictions Defense 

Civil Litigation Demand Letters

 

Miscellaneous Areas of Law

Homeowners Association (HOA) Representation

Contracts

Consumer Protection, a/k/a. Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 93(a)

Used Vehicle Lemon Law Violations 

Mechanics Leins