Should I Get a Pour Over Will?

If you don’t have a will, the law determines what happens to your assets. This is referred to as “intestacy.” Here, your assets will pass to your heirs according to New York’s intestacy statutes. Sometimes this will be in sync with what you want, but sometimes it won’t. If your assets are subject to intestacy, […]

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What You Need to Know About Estoppel Certificates in Commercial Leases

Estoppel certificates (also known as estoppel letters) are important documents used for due diligence in many real estate activities. Read on to learn how this impacts your New York commercial lease.  What is an Estoppel Certificate? An estoppel certificate is a statement, which acknowledges that a commercial lease agreement exists. The tenant’s signature on this […]

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5 Tips for NY HOAs Rule Enforcement

Homeowners’ associations (HOAs) in New York and elsewhere exist to maintain home values, make amenities available that enhance the living situation and must establish policies that apply to all of the properties in the association. When a homeowner doesn’t follow this, the Board should act. Read on to learn about helpful tips to enforce HOA […]

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How Are Trade Secrets Protected in NY?

You can’t underestimate how significant trade secret protection can be when it comes to your business. These intellectual property rights for confidential information can serve an important role in establishing and maintaining certain aspects of any company. Read on to learn pivotal information about how the law protects trade secrets in New York.  What Qualifies […]

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How to Handle a Business Partner’s Breach of Contract

When your business partner breaches a contract, it can feel like you’ve been stabbed in the back. Taking the emotion out of this, the way to handle a partner’s breach of contract largely depends on the relationship between the partners, the severity of the breach, terms of the partnership agreement, and the possible options available […]

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