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Lindsay Boorman, Esq.

We are pleased to announce that Lindsay Boorman, Esq. has joined our firm. Lindsay Boorman, Esq. is our newest associate. In addition to being a former Manhattan Assistant District Attorney, Ms. Boorman has also served as Vice President of Operations to Classical...

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TRAILBLAZING LAW

Our Office is once again at the forefront of trailblazing law! Breach of Domestic Partnership In a decision dated December 11, 2014, in the matter of Rodman v. Schnell, Index No. 12860/14, Supreme Court, Suffolk County (Hon. A. Tarantino, Jr.) Thomas Weiss &...

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Negotiating “Good Guy” Guarantees in Commercial Tenancies

The “Good Guy” guarantee is something that most landlords insist on for most small and medium size commercial tenancies. It is an agreement signed by one or more principals of a corporation personally guaranteeing payment of the rent, and potentially other terms of...

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Spotlight on Family Law – Upward Modification

Recently, I was retained by two different clients with similar issues. I was hired to defend them against claims for upward modification of support. In one case the petitioner sought upward modification of child support based on her allegation that my client earned...

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Appellate Divison Decision

Decided on May 1, 2013 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK APPELLATE DIVISION : SECOND JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT REINALDO E. RIVERA, J.P. CHERYL E. CHAMBERS SHERI S. ROMAN JEFFREY A. COHEN, JJ. 2012-00437 2012-01604 (Docket Nos. V-1831-10, V-1832-10, V-4713-10,...

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Impact of Home Equity Theft Prevention

ACT ON INVESTORS, LENDERSThomas Weiss[*] Kafi J. Harris[**]     On July 26, 2006, Governor George Pataki signed into law the “Home Equity Theft Prevention Act” after unanimous votes in the New York State Assembly and Senate. The bill was sponsored by Assemblyman...

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Standing Issues of Foreclosure Action

By: Thomas Weiss, Esq.     As part of a successful strategy to assist distressed borrowers, it is essential for practitioners to conduct forensic mortgage loan audits. Borrowers should be leery of companies that ask for up-front fees exclusively for the purpose of...

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