Passage of the New York Child Victims Act has been a long and contentious legislative battle. HoganWillig PLLC has been directly involved in the fight to pass the Child Victims Act. In 2015, Attorney William A. Lorenz, Jr. traveled to Albany to lobby for the bill with one of HoganWillig’s clients. Assemblywoman Margaret Markey invited him to work with several downstate attorneys on amending the Child Victims Act in the hopes of getting it passed. While the bill did not pass in 2015, HoganWillig continued to lobby on behalf of its clients.
This week, the city is offering a last chance for Buffalo property owners to make arrangements to pay their real property tax bills. On Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of this week at Erie County Courthouse, 25 Delaware Ave., city attorneys will be available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to make settlement deals. Property owners who fall behind on city taxes, sewer rent, user fees or water bills for more than two years are in danger of having their houses and buildings put up for foreclosure sale.
On December 22, 2017 the Governor issued an emergency order to help protect property owners in New York from the impact of the tax bill.
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So you’ve gone through the trouble of getting a judgment against someone who owes you money for whatever reason: because you’ve loaned money that wasn’t repaid, because a poor job was done in constructing the addition on your home or because you were caused injury and there was no insurance to cover it. Your troubles are over right? Think again.
For those that own their own businesses, it is likely that the business will need to enter into a commercial lease at some time during the life of the business. It is important to have a good understanding of what the issues are at the heart of any commercial relationship. Here is a partial list of some of the more pressing issues to consider:
Businesses often question how to compensate those that provide the business with services. Clients often wonder if they can treat particular workers as independent contractors rather than employees.