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Attorneys in Amherst

Amherst’s Local Accident and Estate Attorneys are Here to Help

Have you recently fallen victim to accident in Amherst? Have you been looking for a local firm who’s skilled in handling the ins and outs of worker’s compensation? Is it difficult to find an attorney to plan your estate in Amherst? Our skilled team of accident and estate lawyers at Chernick and Chernick are here to help. What’s even better? We’re just a short 30-minute drive down the I-91 South in West Springfield.

Place your trust in a team of experts who have over 100-years of combined experience in the accident and estate planning practices. We have dozens of clients come to us from Amherst every year to take advantage of our knowledge base and professional services. Simply put, we’ll get you the justice you deserve. Work with the team at Chernick and Chernick today.

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We Specialize in the Following Areas:

  • Auto Accidents

  • Motorcycle Accidents

  • Trucking Accidents

  • Personal Injury Accidents

  • Workers Compensation

  • Estate Planning

  • Wills & Trusts

  • Guardianships & Powers of Attorney

  • Probates of Estates



Michael Chernick

Attorney Michael J. Chernick is a 1975 graduate of Classical High School in Springfield Massachusetts, a 1980 graduate of Northeastern University and a 1983 graduate of Suffolk University Law School.

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Anne Chernick

Attorney Anne G. Chernick graduated from University of South Florida in 1983 and received her law degree in 1985 from Western New England Law School. 

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Car Accidents

On the busy streets surrounding Amherst College and the bustling highways stalled with morning traffic, auto accidents are frequent in this part of Massachusetts. If you’re the victim of a car accident and need help from a skilled team of accident lawyers, we’re here to make justice happen. We’re skilled at securing you the settlement you deserve so you can get on with your life and heal.

Motorcycle Accidents

It’s rare to find the respect necessary to safely operate your motorcycle on the streets of Amherst. Have you suffered from an accident while on your motorcycle? We can take care of you and provide you with the respect and justice you deserve. We’re skilled in this area, and know how to handle cases involving motorcyclists.

Trucking Accidents

If you or your loved one has been injured in a commercial truck or tractor-trailer accident in Amherst driving along the I-91 or US-5, you know how painful and traumatic the aftermath can be. We know the trucking safety laws and are here to find justice for you when those are violated around Amherst.

Personal Injury Accidents

Hundreds of people incur personal injuries in the Amherst area each year. Sometimes, it can be hard to know what to do in a personal injury scenario. Turn towards the experts here at Chernick and Chernick: we know what to do to help you find justice and compensation for your injuries.

Worker’s Compensation

Regardless of your job, an injury at work can cause major challenges emotionally, physically, and financially. Avoid substantial financial loss by enlisting worker’s compensation attorneys to help you with your claim. We’re familiar with these situations and will ensure you don’t lose money due to your work-related injury.

Estate Planning

There’s nothing more responsible than planning for the future. With the helpful estate planning attorneys on your side here at Chernick and Chernick, delegating future or current assets has never been simpler.

Wills and Trusts

Many of our Amherst clients come to us having put off writing their will for years for fear it would be a complicated hassle. Then, when our attorneys walk them through our simple asset delegation process, they wonder why they didn’t do it earlier. Join these clients in finding success with simplified will and trust composition.

Power of Attorney

Plan for the unknown by organizing your legal guardianship or power of attorney. By going through this process, you can guarantee that your assets are managed to your wishes exactly. Our attorneys are highly skilled at handling these documents with care and sensitivity.

Probates of Estates

Who will distribute those assets you’ve so carefully delegated in your will? Well, a probate of estate, of course. By legally appointing your probate of estate with Chernick and Chernick, you can ensure the reading of your will is done right.

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