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  • Felony Case

    Asked by a user in Bronx, NY - about 6 years ago.

    The good standing of a New York attorney and/or any information regarding disciplinary actions must be confirmed with the appropriate Appellate Division Department. Information on how to contact the...

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  • Can i refuse to rent my vacation home in NYS to tenants under the age of 21?

    Asked by a user in Brant Lake, NY - almost 6 years ago.

    It would be discrimination on the basis of age to refuse to rent to tenants under the age of 21. A tenant at least 18 years old has the right to rent an apartment. However, you could screen-out...

  • My husband received a marshal's notice of execution against property. can property I own be seized?

    Asked by a user in New York, NY - almost 6 years ago.

    The Marshall can not seize your property. Furthermore, the following personal property of your husband is exempt from application to the satisfaction of a money judgment : stoves and necessary...

  • Out of state administrator

    Asked by a user in New York, NY - about 6 years ago.

    There is no New York estate tax on estates under one million dollars. For further information on New York admininstrator's duties, see the free "Executor's Legal Survival Guide" at http://www....

  • What can I do if my spouse will not sign the seperation agreement?

    Asked by a user in Brooklyn, NY - about 6 years ago.

    To have a valid separation agreement, both spouses must sign. If your husband refuses to sign, you will have to commence an action for divorce or separation. Contact an attorney to discuss the...

  • Gift tax/down payement

    Asked by a user in Bronx, NY - about 6 years ago.

    New York no longer has a gift tax. The annual federal gift tax exclusion is $12,000 ($24,000 for married donors) for 2008 and $13,000 ($26,000 for married donors) for 2009. In addition their is a...

  • Landlord/tennant

    Asked by a user in Dunkirk, NY - about 6 years ago.

    There is no 72-hour "cooling off" period for leases in New York. The landlord is generally entitled to keep at least one months rent and possibly more depending on the terms of the lease. (This does...

  • Liability waivers/insurance/dance studios

    Asked by a user in Provo, UT - about 6 years ago.

    You should have your own liability insurance in addtion to a waiver drafted by an attorney. Schools often require that they be named "additional insureds" on your policy. If a dancer is injured, he...

  • Suing sole proprieter not LLC

    Asked by a user in Tucson, AZ - about 6 years ago.

    No, the LLC is not the proper party to be sued.Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) provide two levels of liability protection. First, if there are at least two members of the LLC, creditors can not...

  • Sale of home that is in trust

    Asked by a user in San Diego, CA - about 6 years ago.

    The trustee of the trust has the authority to sell the house. He has a fiduciary duty to get the best possible price for it. If you wish to purchase the home, an appraisal should be done to determine...