Frequently Asked Questions for Attorneys throughout New York


Estate Planning

What is estate planning?
Why is it important to establish an estate plan?
What does my estate include?
How do I name a guardian for my children?
What estate planning documents should I have?

Business Law

What is business law?
What factors should be considered in choosing the type of business form for my business?
What is the difference between a subchapter C and S corporation?
What does it mean to “pierce the corporate veil?”
What is the difference between a joint venture and a partnership?
What is a non-profit corporation?
How often should a corporation hold meetings and update its minutes?
Is it a good idea to have a Buy-Sell Agreement?
What is involved in a corporate merger?
How long may a foreign national stay and work in the United States with an H-1B Visa?
How can a properly established business entity such as a corporation shield me from personal liability for business debts and obligations?

Commercial Litigation

What are some common issues that lead to disputes among co-owners of a business?
What are some types of commercial litigation cases you handle?
What are some of the damages and remedies available to me in a commercial dispute?
What is the difference between arbitration and mediation?
Who is responsible for the court and attorney costs in my business dispute?

Real Estate

What are the differences between some common forms of property ownership?
What is the difference between a cooperative and a condominium?
What is the purpose of “recording” a deed?
What tax advantage do I get by owning real property?
What is a quitclaim deed?
Since my spouse passed away, I want to re-title my house so I own it jointly with my adult children. Is this a good idea?
What is the “Closing”?