FAMILY LAW  -  Divorce, Separation, Annulment, Custody and visitation, Child Support, Paternity, PINS (Persons in Need of Supervision). In New York, many family law issues concerning custody, visitation, support and paternity can be handled by the Family Court.  Divorce matters and post divorce enforcement matters concerning equitable distribution of property must be handled in the Supreme Court.  

ADOPTION - Adoptions may be handled in the Family Court or Surrogate's Court.  

WILLS AND ESTATES -  Estate planning, including wills, Trusts, Power of Attorney, Living wills and health care proxies.  Estate administration, including probate proceedings in New York,  right of election against a will, assistance to executors, record keeping, estate accountings, distribution of property and close-out of estates.  Estate litigation including will contests, judicial settlement of fiduciary accounts, and recovery of assets belonging to a decedent.  Property transfers, gift programs, and life estates.    

REAL PROPERTY - Sales and purchases of residential and commercial real estate. Representation of sellers, purchasers and lenders.  Interfamily property transfers.

CRIMINAL DEFENSE - Representation of Defendants in all criminal cases, including felonies.  Drunk driving charges, drug charges, robbery.

VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS - Representation of defendants in the local and town Courts for traffic infractions.

LANDLORD/TENANT - Representation of landlords and tenants in eviction proceedings in the local Courts.

BUSINESS AND CORPORATIONS - Consultation with clients to determine choice of entity, tax planning, NY sales tax registration, business planning and local licensure, Corporations, S-Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Sole Proprietorships.

ELDER LAW - Powers of Attorney, Medicaid application assistance, appeals and litigation, Liens and recoveries by government agencies and third party creditors.

REGULATORY LAW -  Represention of medical device manufacturers in complying with the various regulations of the Food and Drug and Administration, the European Union (MDD) and Health Canada.  GMP compliance and US Agent services.  510K and Medical Device License applications.