Dissolving a business is not as easy as simply closing your doors and calling it a day; there are various legal steps that you must take to wind up and close your business. When you don’t formally dissolve your business, you could be responsible for annual fees and taxes. Read on to learn how to […]Read More
Should I Discuss Estate Planning During the Holidays?
With the winter holidays fast approaching, the thought of family festivities may be on your mind. In fact, it may be one of the only times that the entire family comes together. Some look at this as the ideal time to use the gatherings to deal with family business, including discussing estate planning. But you […]Read More
What Should I Know About the Trademark Modernization Act?
Intellectual property rights are a significant aspect of any business. With that in mind, it’s important to be aware of recent changes implemented by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). On December 18, 2021, the Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 (TMA) took effect. Read on to learn about this federal law may impact your […]Read More
4 Reasons NY Car Accident Victims Don’t Recognize How Serious Their Losses Are
When you’ve been hurt in a car accident that was caused by someone else, you might not fully understand how severe your injuries truly are. But it’s important for your personal injury case to consider many factors before you accept an injury settlement offer. Read on to learn about four reasons why a car accident […]Read More
How to Finance Your Commercial Real Estate Purchase
If you’re ready to take the important step of making a major commercial real estate purchase, you’ve got to figure out the best way to make it happen. While loans for residential real estate are generally assigned to an individual borrower, a commercial loan is generally placed with a business entity. With transactions of this […]Read More
Understanding the Alford Plea in New York
If you’ve been charged with a crime in New York, a significant part of resolving your case depends on how you plead. In the simplest terms, there are three basic pleas; you can plead either guilty, not guilty, or no contest. However, there is something else that can occur. Defendants may consider using an Alford […]Read More
Should NY Co-op Boards Give Permission for Reverse Mortgages?
You can always expect the unexpected when it comes to the NY co-op landscape. There are constant changes to the laws, so it’s important for co-op board of directors to be up to date with the evolving environment. A recent significant shift deals with reverse mortgages. Up until recently, reverse mortgages were only available to […]Read More
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, […]Read More
5 Questions to Think About Before Terminating an Employee
When you run a company in New York or anywhere else you can’t always anticipate how long every employee will remain with the business. Inevitably, you may be in the situation where you have to let go of an employee, and it could get complicated. The manner in which an employer deals with terminating an […]Read More
How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Case in New York?
If you were hurt in an accident, (motor vehicle, or otherwise), that was caused by another party, you probably want to receive money for your injuries and losses. You’re interested in pursuing a personal injury lawsuit but want to make sure that your timing is in line. Well, for the most part, for any New […]Read More