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Real Estate Deed

In New York, real property is transferred by the execution and recording of a deed with the County Clerk’s Office in the county where the real property is located. There are different types of deeds and property can be conveyed either in whole or in part. While a deed generally evidences the sale or other … Read more

Is Your Arbitration Clause Binding?


In certain business arrangements, it is common for a party to insist on including an arbitration clause in the agreement. The purpose of such a clause is to avoid the time and expense involved in litigation if a dispute occurs since arbitration is often faster and less costly than going to court. While such provisions … Read more

When Can You Sue for Negligent Hiring?

Negligent Hiring

If someone is injured by an employee, there may be grounds for suing the employer for negligent hiring and retention of that employee. However, there are strict requirements for bringing a claim which can be difficult to establish, as we discussed in a prior blog post involving a lawsuit against a church. In that case, … Read more