Common Legal Issues


Personal Bankruptcy; Business Bankruptcy & Liquidation; Creditors’ Rights; Student Loans

Business & Corporate Law

Starting, Buying, Selling or Dissolving a Business; Contracts & Contract Disputes between Businesses

Consumer Law

Consumer Contracts – Products and Services; Consumer Disputes & Litigation; Warranties & Repairs; False Advertising & Scams; Automobiles & Lemon Law

Criminal Law

Traffic Tickets & DWI; Drug Charges; Parole & Probation; Prisoner’s Rights; Clearing Your Criminal Record; Criminal Appeals

Debts & Debt Collection

NY Debt Collection & Regulations; Credit Reporting; Billing Error Disputes; Identity Theft; Consumer Credit Transactions; Truth in Lending; Repossession; Court Actions

Employment & Labor Law

Hiring & Firing; Sexual Harassment; Discrimination; ERISA; Wage, Hour & Overtime Claims; Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA); Unions; Whistleblowers; Employer Issues

Family Law

Marriage; Divorce & Separation; Child Custody & Parenting Plans; Child & Spousal Support; Paternity; Adoption; Guardianship; Name Change; Protection Orders

Immigration Law

Naturalization & Citizenship; Visas; Green Cards; Political Asylum; Detention, Deportation, Exclusion & Removal

Information About Lawyers

Hiring a Lawyer; Working with a Lawyer; Problems with your Lawyer; Fee Disputes & Arbitration; Lawyers’ Fees; Contingency Fees; Advance Payment Retainers; Ethics; Conflicts of Interest

Insurance Law

Disability & Health Insurance; Property & Auto Insurance; Business & Professional Liability Insurance; Claim Denials & Litigation; Premium Issues

Intellectual Property

Copyrights; Trademarks; Trade Secrets; Patents and Patent Process; Infringement; Dilution and Misappropriation


Rights & Responsibilities of Tenants & Landlords; Rental Agreements, Leases; Rent Controlled/Stabilized Apts; Evictions; Sublets & Roommates; Condos & Lofts


Medical & Dental Malpractice; Other Professional Malpractice (Lawyers, Accountants, Architects/Engineers, Brokers, Psychotherapists)

Personal Injury & Accidents

Slip & Fall; Construction Site Accidents; Defective Products; Wrongful Death; Assault & Battery; Deadlines & Statutes of Limitation

Public Benefits

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicare/Medicaid, Veteran’s Benefits, and New York State Benefits – SNAP, WIC, HEAP and Cash Assistance.

Real Property Law

Buying & Selling, Mortgages, Liens & Foreclosures, Easements, Zoning & Eminent Domain.

Wills, Trusts & Estates

Estate Planning & Taxes; Elder Law; Will Contests/Challenges; Estate Administration & Probate; Power of Attorney & Healthcare Proxy; Guardianship

Workers' Compensation

Injuries at Work; Employment Classification Issues; Lost Wage Recovery; Medical Treatment; Vocational Training; Temporary & Permanent Disability

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