These are just a few examples of the types of law services the firm can provide to you.
Real Estate Law
Whether you are looking to buy, sell or rent a home or a commercial property, the firm can can guide you through the entire process from the drafting and negotiating of the contract of sale and obtaining the necessary financing to the closing of the transaction.
Land Use and Zoning
Are you having issues with violations on your property or need municipal approvals for future development or expansion? The firm can assist you in any aspect of land use and zoning law, such as obtaining zoning changes, zoning variances, special permits, building permits and subdivision approvals. We also have experience to handle when necessary any court appeals if a municipality improperly denies a zoning approval.
Are you looking to start a new company or business venture, or maybe merging with another existing business? The firm is experienced in starting up all types of companies from corporations to LLC's to general partnerships. We can handle all the incorporating paperwork as well as the the corporate books and employee manual. We can also thereafter provide general counsel to existing businesses in administering legal advice on day to day activities as well as negotiating any business deals or contracts.
Are you a homeowner and feel that you are paying more than your fair share in your real property taxes? After the revaluation conducted by Nassau County some properties have as much as tripled in assessed value from one year to the next. If you feel you are overpaying, let us handle your tax certiorari proceeding. The firm will manage the whole proceeding from service of your property tax grievances upon the appropriate municipalities to representing you at the scheduled hearing to obtain a tax reduction.
Estate Planning & Administration
Have you established a proper estate plan so that your assets will be distributed properly upon your unfortunate passing? The firm can develop an estate plan designed to achieve your personal objectives and to minimize taxes. The firm will review and analyze property interests, paying special attention to coordinating disposition of non-probate assets, such as retirement plan benefits, life insurance, and jointly owned property, with disposition of property passing by Will. We can implement the estate plan by wills, lifetime trusts, gift programs, transfers of title, insurance, charitable dispositions, antenuptial and postnuptial agreements, buy/sell arrangements, or other methods.
In the event of a loved one's passing, we can assist you and your family through the difficult times by counseling and assisting in all aspects of estate and trust administration and effectively manage the disposition of your trusts and estates from the Probate proceeding through the final accounting.
The firm is experienced in litigation in any of the above areas, as well as most forms of civil litigation, including minor criminal proceedings. Whatever your problem may be, whether it be a commercial breach of contract or need for a preliminary injunction, we can provide you with excellent and competent counsel to best achieve the results you need.
These are just a few of the practice areas, however we are a general practice firm. If you have a problem in an area that you do not see above, please still contact us to find out if we can assist you.