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The firm's dual focus on real estate and estate planning enables us to develop expertise in each area and understand how the two fields intersect when advising clients on real estate purchases, sales and reverse mortgages, or drafting estate plans that deal with the disposition of real property.

New Bedford Real Estate & Estate Planning Attorney

For over 20 years, the Law Office of Michael T. Friar has been helping clients in eastern Massachusetts with their real estate and estate planning needs. Attorney Michael T. Friar believes strongly in delivering the high-quality, sophisticated level of representation you need for your real estate matter combined with an exceptional devotion to customer service you would expect from a local business and member of your community. Call the Law Office of Michael T. Friar to experience the difference in legal representation when these two ideals are merged into one law practice.

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Representing Buyers and Sellers in Residential Real Estate Transactions

The Law Office of Michael T. Friar offers comprehensive representation to buyers and sellers in residential real estate and mortgage loan transactions in Eastern Massachusetts, from the offer to purchase through closing.

No matter how well preparations were made in advance, issues often arise in the process of closing a transaction that was not considered or expected by the parties. With 20 years of experience in real estate, Michael Friar has expertise needed to resolve these issues and keep the transaction moving forward towards a successful close.

The Law Office of Michael T. Friar takes a proactive approach to Massachusetts real estate transactions. We anticipate the problems or issues before the come to light and work to resolve them as quickly as possible, so that the purchase or sale concludes smoothly and successfully.

Estate Planning Services that Meet Your Needs Now and for the Future

Estate planning is something everyone should do, and especially as one acquires property, it becomes ever more important to take steps to protect those assets. Michael T. Friar can create the right set of documents to meet your estate planning needs, including wills, powers of attorney, health care proxies and advance directives (living wills) to help ensure that you will be adequately protected during your lifetime, while also able to support your spouse and leave a lasting legacy for future generations when you pass on.

Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate Law Office Here When You Need Us

Our commitment to customer service begins with a complimentary consultation offered to prospective clients at our offices conveniently located in New Bedford and Fall River. Schedule a visit to our Union Street or Rock Street offices by calling 508-994-2500, or contact us online to set up an appointment. We serve clients throughout Bristol County as well as Plymouth, Norfolk and Barnstable counties and all of eastern Massachusetts. English and Portuguese are both spoken in the office. The Law Office of Michael T. Friar welcomes the opportunity to serve your Massachusetts real estate legal needs.

 

DUE TO FRAUDLENT ACTIVITY IN THE MARKETPLACE, THIS OFFICE DOES NOT WIRE FUNDS. ALL REQUESTS FOR SUCH WILL BE DENIED AND OUR OFFICE WILL NOT DISCUSS WIRES BY EMAIL. THIS IS A “WIRE-FREE OFFICE”. ANY REQUESTS FOR YOU TO INITIATE A WIRE MAY BE FRAUDELENT AND YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT OUR OFFICE BY TELEPHONE TO DISCUSS.

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Community Involvement

Giving back to our community is one of our passions

Community involvement is a primary point of focus for Michael. He is a devoted member of the New Bedford/Fall River communities and supports local activities and organizations. Michael is a frequent lecturer at city run first time homebuyer classes and seminars providing free legal advice and guidance to buyers new to the residential purchase process.

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  • I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with the attorney for over 35 years. I find him to be knowledgeable, accessible and the utmost professional. Attorney's Friar knowledge... read more

    Peter DeFusco Envision Bank
  • Michael Friar's office is nothing but professional in dealing with our clients.  Michael personally gets to the issues fast and there are no surprises.  If there is an issues... read more

    Nicole Plante Even Keel Realty, Inc.
  • I have worked with Attorney Michael Friar for over 20 years and can honestly tell you that his firm is knowledgeable, friendly and very accommodating to our client's needs... read more

    Richard De Almeida BayCoast Bank
  • I have worked with attorney Michael Friar for several years in the mortgage industry and he has always been very pleasant to work with.  Many of my borrowers have commented... read more

    Lisa Faria First Citizens Federal Credit Union
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