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A BUSINESS LAW CASE STUDY A client worked long and hard to build an agency into a successful business that provided for him and his family. He was approached by a much larger agency that wanted to buy him out. One of our transactional attorneys helped negotiate the terms of the transaction and drafted the…

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NEW YORK REQUIRING QUARANTINE FOR SOME VISITORS FROM OUT OF STATE New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on September 8th, that individuals traveling to New York from certain designated locations seeing spikes in COVID-19 cases will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days upon entering New York State.    This includes New York residents who…

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CDC ISSUES ORDER HALTING CERTAIN EVICTIONS NATIONWIDE THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2020 Earlier this week the Centers for Disease Control (‘CDC’) announced that they would be issuing an order addressing the residential eviction crises across the country that has resulted from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.  More details regarding that Order have been released today…

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TAX SAVINGS FOR CHARITIES Nonprofit organizations are facing extraordinarily challenging times as the Covid crisis continues. Tax savings for charities is important as nonprofits that are classified as 501(c)(3) organizations under the Internal Revenue Code (often referred to as “charities”) have the benefit of exemption from various federal and state taxes. Now is the time…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kelly A. Pressler, Esq. of Jacobowitz and Gubits recognized by Super Lawyers   WALDEN, NY – The law firm of Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP (J&G) is pleased to announce that Kelly A. Pressler, Partner concentrating in general, commercial, and municipal litigation, was recognized by Super Lawyers as a 2020 Upstate New York…

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ESTATE PLANNING IS NOT ABOUT DEATH The uncertain times that we’re in have resulted in a flurry of people concerned about making a last will and testament or estate planning documents. The pandemic has been a wake-up call for many people to address issues of mortality. But there’s much more to estate planning than preparing…

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Jacobowitz and Gubits Offers Free Simple Will to Area First Responders And Military Personnel during Month of September WALDEN, NY – Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP (J&G), the Hudson Valley’s premier full-service law firm, is extending a special offer to area active and retired first responders and military personnel during the month of September, 2020.  In…

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Update: On August 21, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, based in Manhattan and covering federal courts in New York, Connecticut and Vermont, granted a stay of the preliminary injunction discussed below, upon a motion filed on behalf of the State. This stay effectively lifts the preliminary injunction which itself lifted the 50-person limit for…

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The New State  Senate is considering new consumer protection  legislation. The legislation amends the General Business Law by adding a new article 29-BB entitled  “Prohibited Service Offer Practices”. This proposal addresses an age-old problem whereby consumers struggle with misleading offers of automatic renewals of merchandise and services. In a typical scenario, consumers believe they made…

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COVID LOANS ARE AVAILABLE TO NONPROFITS THROUGH NEW YORK FORWARD LOAN FUND In response to the economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, New York has created a loan program called the New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF) aimed at small businesses, small landlords, and nonprofits. NYFLF loans will not be forgiven. The loans must…

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There are many factors to contemplate when considering a divorce. Our divorce tips will help you be aware of the impact a divorce will have on you, your children, finances, taxes, insurance and property. Here are some key factors to consider before filing for divorce: Divorce Tips, No. 1: Consider your Options There are many ways to approach…

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PROS AND CONS OF ESTATE PLANNING OPTIONS Which plan is right for you?  Here is an infographic created to highlight some of the pros and cons of estate planning options available.  If you have questions about your options, please contact Michael Wagner, Esq. to review these and other options with you and watch one of…

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Estate Planning Made Simple Free Zoom Webinar with the Cornwall Public Library Join us on September 15, 2020 at 6:30 PM for a virtual presentation of Estate Planning Made Simple featuring Michael Wagner, Senior Counsel at Jacobowitz and Gubits. This presentation is brought to you buy the Cornwall Public Library and Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP….

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DOCUMENTS ALL COLLEGE STUDENTS SHOULD HAVE At 18 years old, your recent high school graduate is an adult with a full array of legal rights. You may not have considered this because they’re still your child. If your son or daughter is preparing to travel to college in a few weeks (or even if classes…

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COVID RENT RELIEF PROGRAM New York State has extended the deadline to Thursday, August 6, 2020 to apply for the COVID Rent Relief Program to help households experiencing an increase in their rent burden due to a loss of income during the COVID-19 crisis.  Visit https://hcr.ny.gov/RRP for more information. To qualify for COVID Rent Relief Assistance, applicants must meet…

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JACOBOWITZ AND GUBITS WELCOMES NEW REAL ESTATE AND MUNICIPAL ATTORNEY TO FIRM Press Release For more information, contact: Michele Babcock, Managing Partner, Jacobowitz & Gubits LLP, 845-778-2121  WALDEN, NY – Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP (J&G) is proud to announce that Paul E. Denbaum, Esq. has joined our firm as an associate attorney concentrating in real…

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Seniors’ and Disabled Right to Part Ways With Their Landlord     Update! The law was amended in June 2019 to include disabled persons. The New York State Legislature amended Real Property Law §227-a in 2019 to include “individuals with a disability” as additional covered persons under the statute.  Under the amended statute, any individuals…

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What is one to do when the Building Inspector denies you a building permit or says you are violating the zoning law? You can modify your plans of course, but what if you can’t afford to do so or are physically unable to modify them? What if you think the building inspector made a mistake?…

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CHILD DAY CARE PROGRAMS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR STATE ASSISTANCE Governor Cuomo announced that $65 million in federal CARES Act funding is available for child care providers throughout New York State. The goal is to provide incentives for closed day care centers to reopen, and for centers that are still open to increase their capacity. $20…

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FIREWORKS IN 2020! UPDATE: Do not bring in fireworks from Pennsylvania! Late on Monday, June 29, 2020 Governor Cuomo announced that he was “directing the New York State Police to establish a temporary Fireworks Enforcement Detail to stop illegal fireworks being brought to New York from Pennsylvania. This is in response to a spike of…

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