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James P. Haroutunian

James P. Haroutunian

WILLS - TRUSTS - ELDER LAW - PROBATE - REAL ESTATE (Second Location in Waltham)
  • Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Law ...
  • Massachusetts
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Second Office Location: 75 Third Ave, Waltham, MA 02451

James Haroutunian, Esq. established Priority Law, as a specialized estate planning practice in the Greater Lowell area providing wills, trusts, and elder law services conveniently in its offices, clients’ homes, or at a hospital bedside. For over 20 years, James Haroutunian authored a weekly legal advice column in the Lowell Sun Newspaper. James has been featured on Fox 25 News and is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the American Bar Association.

A native of Billerica, James was educated locally at Shawsheen Vocational High School, Bentley College, and Suffolk University Law School. James earned academic all-American honors as an offensive lineman in college. He was named to the 2021 Boston Magazine Top Lawyers.

Beyond all accomplishments, this dance-dad is most proud of his 20-year loving marriage and two wonderful children.

Admitted to practice:
Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1999

Bentley College
Suffolk University Law School

Practice Areas
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Elder Law
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers
ID Number: 644577
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner and Attorney
Priority Law Office (Formerly Haroutunian Law)
- Current
Suffolk University
J.D. (1999)
Activities: National Moot Court Sports Law Trial Team Member, 1999 President of Sports and Entertainment Law Society 1997-1999 DICTA Newspaper, Associate Writer
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Nominated for Entrepreneurship
American Bar Association
Recognized for contributions and innovation toward entrepreneurship in the field of law
Professional Associations
State Bar of Massachusetts  # 644577
- Current
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Articles & Publications
Does marriage help or hurt with Nursing Home costs?
The Lowell Sun
5 things to avoid when borrowing
The Lowell Sun
Make it easier on new wife and get a Will made up
The Lowell Sun
New wife + new Will = no fun
The Lowell Sun
Title theft, the new bogeyman
The Lowell Sun
Sale to child not really discounted
The Lowell Sun
Refinance may provide Holiday cash
The Lowell Sun
Mortgage Denied? State Offers Second Opinion
The Lowell Sun
A different kind of 'joint' ownership
The Lowell Sun
I now pronounce you ... insured?
The Lowell Sun
How music royalties are earned
The Lowell Sun
It's not what you sign, but how you sign it
The Lowell Sun
A warning to employees and employers
The Lowell Sun
Seniors win again for MassHealth
The Lowell Sun
The Proper ink color on legal documents
The Lowell Sun
Zillow's accuracy needs work
The Lowell Sun
Over 70? You can opt out of Jury Duty
The Lowell Sun
Realtors have the right to get paid after contract expires
The Lowell Sun
Home equity lines are mortgages, too
The Lowell Sun
Changing a deed after death or marriage
The Lowell Sun
Changing a deed after death or marriage
The Lowell Sun
When an Executor Goes Astray, Who Policies?
AP News
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Priority Law Office (formerly Haroutunian Law)
790 Boston Road
Billerica, MA 01821
Telephone: (978) 935-2000