Wills, Trusts & Estates
We administer estates and trusts on behalf of clients, as well as draft wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care proxies, living wills, guardianships, supplemental needs trusts, gifting and Medicaid benefit eligibility and other estate planning documents.
We also advise estate fiduciaries and beneficiaries of their rights and responsibilities. Although resolving and avoiding probate litigation is the aim, we are prepared for probate litigation, including will contests, accounting and spousal rights disputes.
We represent individuals and companies in criminal prosecutions and investigations. The firm works with clients to develop strategies aimed at reducing criminal and civil consequences while protecting our clients' reputations.
We represent individuals charged with DWI/DWUI, felonies and misdemeanors. The firm has represented clients before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and FINRA.
We advise clients through the entire closing process, including purchase and sale agreements, financing, identifying environmental risks, and ultimately insuring title. Our firm handles both residential and commercial real estate transactions.
We also represent individuals and businesses involved in real estate litigation, including partition actions, boundary line, easement and title disputes, mortgage and tax foreclosures, and landlord/tenant eviction proceedings.
Our clients' Title insurance policies are completed in-house. Ed examines real estate title as a Title Insurance Agent for First American Title Insurance Company of New York.
Business Formation & Administration
We help our clients operate and expand their businesses by advising on the corporate formation and structure, contract negotiating and drafting, drafting bylaws and corporate minutes, licensing and franchise agreements and the purchase and sale of businesses. We represent clients in the formation and administration of Corporations, Limited Liability Corporations, Partnerships and Sole Proprietorships.
The firm sues and defends business involved in breach of contract disputes, Covenants Not-To-Compete and Employment disputes
Divorce and Family Law
The firm’s Family Law practice focuses on protecting our clients’ assets and obtaining favorable custody and parenting settlements. We sue and defend divorce and Family Court cases involving:
- Marital property distribution
- Child support
- Qualified Domestic Relations Orders.
The firm has sued and defended, settled and brought to trial, personal injury cases involving car accidents, fall-downs, dog bites and other cases resulting from the negligence of others.