Practice Area: Contracts

New York’s New Power of Attorney Law: An Update

It’s been two years since New York’s new power of attorney law went into effect, and it’s time for a look at how it is performing under changes that were based on a proposal by the New York State Bar Association. Legislation to amend the Power of Attorney law passed the New York State Assembly … Continued

Remote Notarization: What Lawyers and Notaries Need to Know

The New York State Bar Association has formed a task force to study the state’s new rules on notarization, which are having a significant impact on lawyers handling real estate transactions, wills and trusts and all other legal matters that require signing documents. While the task force members deliberate, the association is doing everything it … Continued

How to Negotiate a Contract During Coronavirus…and After

There is simply no substitute for a well-drafted contract with concise language. This is doubly true now in the coronavirus era. Jill Pilgrim of New York City (Pilgrim & Associates) discussed what lawyers can expect and what tried-and-true negotiation lessons remain paramount in the CLE webinar, “Negotiating Contracts in the Era of COVID-19: Contract Provisions, … Continued