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  • TENANTS' RIGHTS AFTER HURRICANE SANDY

    Many New York tenants returned home after Hurricane Sandy to find catastrophic damage and loss of power, heat, hot water and elevator service. New York residential(including cooperative) tenants are protected by the warranty of habitability under New York Real Property Law 235...

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  • ANSWERS TO NY WILL QUESTIONS

    The following are questions that we are frequently asked about New York wills.

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  • When Should an Elder Law Attorney Be Contacted?

    WHEN SHOULD AN ELDER LAW ATTORNEY BE CONTACTED? Most clients wait to look for an Elder Law Attorney until an emergency healthcare situation or when a loved one needs nursing home care. However, the best time to find an Elder Law Attorney is before a crisis. Elder Law Attorneys ...

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  • The Top 18 Most Common NY Estate & Medicaid Planning Mistakes

    The Top 18 Most Common Estate Medicaid Planning Mistakes These are the eighteen most common estate and Medicaid planning mistakes that we have observed our clients make over the past 57 years of practicing law in Western New York. Have you made any of these mistakes? 1)Believi...

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  • HOW TO GET STARTED AS A NY LANDLORD

    New York landlords and those looking to become landlords can prevent costly mistakes by taking the following preventive measures: Attend landlord seminars at community education programs and property owners associations to learn your rights and responsibilities. Educate yourself...

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  • Falsely Reporting Child Abuse Criminalized in New York

    Prevent Wasting Resources Child abuse and maltreatment investigative and prevention resources are severely limited. Preventing the waste of such resources is necessary to ensure that the greatest num

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  • What Happens if You Refuse the Breathalyzer Test in New York

    LICENSE REVOCATION Your license will be suspended at arraignment in court, and revoked for at least one year (18 months for a commercial driver) at a New York Department of Motor Vehicles hearing. SE

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  • New Long Term Care Insurance Disclosure Law

    Maximum Benefits The maximum daily and lifetime benefit levels, if applicable, provided by the policy or certificate for home care services and nursing home services. Percentage of Coverage The perc

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  • Protection for Victims of Elder Abuse

    The Typical Victim and Abuser The typical elder abuse victim is a widow who is socially isolated, physically and/or cognitively impaired and denies or is reluctant to report abuse. The typical abuser

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  • Professionals to Get Expert Advice from for Landlords

    Attorney An attorney, with experience representing real estate investors, can advise you on: (a) the advantages and disadvantages of the various forms of ownership, eg. partnerships, limited liabili

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