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Bogaert and Byers Obtain Judgment in Favor of Client on Complaint for Contempt

December 22, 2020

William Bogaert (Partner-Boston, MA) and Michelle Byers (Associate-Boston, MA) defended a tenant during a two-day Zoom bench trial against allegations by its landlord of ongoing violations of the Lowell District Court's injunction that prohibited the firm’s client from certain operational activities. The landlord sought eviction, which would have resulted in the acceleration of the payment of rent for the balance of the lease, an exposure in excess of $1 million. The trial court agreed with Bill and Michelle that the tenant was not in contempt of the court's injunction and entered judgment in favor of the tenant.

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