If you’re involved in a home purchase, then you might find yourself coming across with a “time is of the essence” provision. You might have heard of this term before but weren’t sure what to make of it. What exactly, is time of the essence and why is it important in your New York real […]Read More
Can You Recover Slip and Fall Damages if You’re at Fault?
We’re always reminded of the dangers of texting while driving. But what about the dangers of texting while walking? Given the fact that many of us are attached to a phone screen at any given moment, you could find yourself suffering a slip and fall injury when you’re paying more attention to your phone screen […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
What Are Some Contingencies in New York Real Estate Contracts?
When you purchase or sell a home or other real estate, you will typically make an offer that may have some contingencies. A contingency is a condition that the parties may put into their real estate contract. Their presence is a way to protect the investment and to get out of the situation, depending on […]Read More
What Are the Most Common Construction Accidents in New York?
It seems like everywhere you go in New York, there is some kind of construction going on. And with this essential work comes serious accidents that can produce injuries (ranging from minor to catastrophic) and sometimes even fatalities. If you work in this industry, you are subjected to very dangerous conditions that may be present […]Read More
Understanding Misrepresentation in New York Business Disputes
Before committing to a contract or deal with another company, you likely want to protect your New York business entity by preparing and negotiating. Part of the conversation may include the expectations of duties and responsibilities when it comes to contract drafting. This can take a major turn if one party is not candid about […]Read More
How Long is Probate in New York?
When your loved one dies, the probate process might be a necessary avenue to manage and distribute their estate. Even if you don’t know much about probate, you’ve probably heard that it’s something to avoid if possible and that the time to take to complete it is something people often worry about. Typically, most estates […]Read More
What is the Difference Between Robbery and Burglary in NY?
Sometimes robbery and burglary are used interchangeably. However, these are two very different crimes and as such are treated differently when it comes to penalties. There is a significant distinction between them: Burglary has to do with illegally entering someone else’s property, regardless of whether or not the individual steals something; robbery involves the taking […]Read More