What Should I Know About New York’s Whistleblower Laws?

Everyone wants to believe their employer will respect their decision to do the right thing, and hopefully believes they want to encourage compliance with federal, state, and local laws. It’s also generally agreed society is best served when safety, environmental, financial, and legal requirements are followed. Unfortunately, however, it’s common to find employers willing to […]

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NYC Co-Op Real Estate Blog

What Are Common Questions When Buying a New York City Co-Op?

In New York City, nearly every apartment is a co-op which are subject to many more rules than traditional apartment buildings. Due to these additional rules, it’s no wonder buyers in the market for a co-op have more questions than the average purchaser. Though everyone is different, some questions consistently arise when purchasing a co-op […]

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Property Encroachment

What if Someone Is Encroaching on My Property in New York?

New York City is a metropolis constantly under construction. New buildings are erected, and structures are renovated and remodeled every day. The flurry of activity means the city is also hotbed of disputes between landowners. A common source of disputes between real estate owners comes up when a new structure encroaches onto adjoining property owned […]

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When Can Someone Sue for Wrongful Termination in New York?

Hirings and firings are normal occurrences in the course of doing business, but sometimes a New York employer’s actions when terminating an employee violates a federal, state, or city law and leaves them open to liability should their former employee file a lawsuit. There are a number of protections afforded to employees under federal, New […]

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Seller's Disclosure

What Disclosures Must the Seller of Property in New York Make?

Selling property in New York is a complex, multi-step process between buyer and seller. Real estate laws have given both parties legal responsibilities during the transaction and failure to comply with mandatory procedures and disclosures can result in costly legal penalties. One major responsibility of the seller is complying with mandatory disclosures New York sellers […]

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