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Q: I own a retail business on a busy street. Last year was a very icy winter and while I tried to keep the sidewalk and the path to the door clear, the town did not do a … more
Q: I run a small trucking business and my drivers are paid as independent contractors. I understand there is a new law in New York that might require me to treat them as employees. What is this all … more
Q: I am hoping to open a trust fund for my adult children to inherit after my wife and I pass away. I keep hearing about the "look back" period - can you explain how that would apply to the trusts … more
Q: I own a seasonal business in Suffolk County wherein most of our sales occur in the summer months. Typically, I am able to pay vendors and other suppliers, who I’ve known for decades, … more
Q: I have two minor children from my previous marriage, and want to be sure that everything I have goes to them. I am planning on having a Will prepared, but want to be … more
Q: While working at a construction site, a slab of granite fell from a forklift onto my foot. Currently, I am receiving workers’ compensation benefits for my injuries but do I also … more
Q: I own a plot and a half of land in Nassau County. The property taxes have become a problem for me and I want to sell the extra 1/2 plot but I'm told that the land … more
Q: First, my background is in commercial real estate – I buy, rehab and rent commercial space. But, a peer recently talked to me about buying distressed assets as a … more
Q: I own office space in Suffolk County and rent to a retail tenant that has been timely with their payments over the past five years. Their lease is due to expire in mid-2015, but the tenant … more
Q: I was injured in a car accident with a Port Authority truck while traveling in New Jersey. I live in Queens. Can I sue the Port Authority in New York state … more
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