Adoption in New York State

LEGALease: Adoption in New York

Some of the basic adoption laws and procedures in the State of New York. 

Animal Law in New York State

LEGALease: Animal Law in New York State

Intended as a basic introduction to animal law and animal-related issues in New York State for both the public and lawyers. 

The Attorney’s Role in Home Purchase Transactions

LEGALease: The Attorney’s Role in Home Purchase Transactions

Discusses the role of attorneys in residential real estate transactions which can sometimes involve issues which can be unique and complex. 

Buying and Selling Real Estate

LEGALease: Buying and Selling Real Estate

Describes the real estate purchase and sale process, noting some differences in practice between upstate and downstate. 

Buying and Selling Real Estate

LEGALease: Divorce and Separation

Designed to briefly summarize New York State’s divorce laws. 

Guidelines for Guardians

LEGALease: Guidelines for Guardians

Intended as a general overview of the duties of a Guardian of an Incapacitated Person. 

HIV/AIDS and the Law

LEGALease: HIV/AIDS and the Law

Intended to advise you of your rights and to provide you with some general information and resources specifically related to issues that affect individuals with HIV or AIDS. 

If You Have Auto Accident

LEGALease: If You Have An Auto Accident

Intended to provide a brief overview of what to do if involved in an auto accident in New York. 

If You Have Auto Accident

LEGALease: Intellectual Property

Intended to provide a brief overview of some aspects of Intellectual Property Law. 

Labor Employment Law

LEGALease: Labor and Employment Law

Intended to provide Employers and Employees with general information about their employment rights and responsibilities in New York State. 

Living Will and Healthcare Proxy

LEGALease: Living Wills and Health Care Proxies

Describes the background and the purpose of a ‘Living Will’ and a ‘Health Care Proxy’ and how they can affect the implementation of your wishes. 

Long Term Care Insurance

LEGALease: Long-Term Care Insurance

Intended to provide a brief overview of certain aspects of long-term care insurance. 

Legalease: Marriage Equality

LEGALease: Marriage Equality

Provides a brief overview of New York State’s Marriage Equality Act. 

Rights of Residential Owners and Tenants

LEGALease: Rights of Residential Owners and Tenants

Intended as an overview of the rights and duties of residential owners and tenants. 

Serious and Chronic Illness

LEGALease: Things to Consider if You Have a Serious or Chronic Illness

Discusses various options that are available should you fall victim to a serious illness. 

You

LEGALease: The Use of Tenant Screening Reports and Tenant Blacklisting

Intended to provide an overview of information that could affect negatively affect potential and current tenants. 

You

LEGALease: You and Your Lawyer

Discusses how early consultation with an attorney could prevent serious problems later on. 

Victim of Crime

LEGALease: Your Rights as a Crime Victim

Addresses victims of crimes and discusses their rights and available resources. 

Rights if Arrested

LEGALease: Your Rights if Arrested

Discusses basic rights and procedures associated with an arrest.