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Does a new business owner in Albany, New York need an employee handbook?

When an individual decides to start a business in Albany, NY, or a nearby area and they intend on hiring employees, they need to be prepared to communicate to their employees what their company’s values, rules, and procedures are. While much…
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Businesses can have a law firm review all of their contracts for issues

Albany, NY - Agreements are the foundations of all business deals. Everything from employment agreements, sales invoices, property leases, and various other documents are all essentially a form of contract that has some kind of legal effect.…
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How to Select the Best Business Attorney in Albany, New York

Business lawyers offer legal counsel to businesses and corporations and help them through complicated legal matters such as copyright and trademark registration, cross-border transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. Running a business is…
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Businesses in the Albany area may face lawsuits for various reasons

Albany, NY - Whether a business is in the process of initially forming and filing documents to create a corporation, or they have been operating for years and experiencing issues with various other matters, legal help is necessary throughout…
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Business lawyers assist in New York contract disputes between companies and individuals.

New York - November 24, 2020 Business contract disputes. When contracts are drawn up between business entities, or individuals, legal disputes may occur necessitating the services of a business law attorney.  A contract is an oral, written,…
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Albany, New York, How should a company handle a breach of contract?

Companies will often work with other companies when they need to purchase certain goods and services. Generally, when a company decides to work with another business, they will sign a contract that protects both their interests and the interests…
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It’s Hunger Awareness Month: Here’s How Stanley Law Supports Those Experiencing Homelessness and Hunger in Central NY

After Binghamton, NY personal injury lawyer Joe Stanley witnessed family members experience life without a home or adequate food, he decided to do something about it. Aside from devoting his time to advocating for those who suffered serious…
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Preemptive estate planning allows for smooth probate actions in New York Surrogate Courts.  

New York - November 15, 2020 In recent years, the services of mediators may prove beneficial for the estate planning process and may deter claims of legal malpractice, or litigation between family members during probate administration. …
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How an Adequate Warning Can Help a Company in New York Avoid Becoming the Center of a Product Liability Claim

When a company hires a manufacturer to create its products, it must be sure the product contains the proper warning labels and instructions so consumers are aware of any dangers the product might carry when used as intended or inappropriately.…
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Syracuse, New York, Coping with Stress Brought On By the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been overwhelming to say the least. People have been faced with sickness and loss, and many are still working to overcome the financial hardships the pandemic has caused. While many individuals are pushing to get their…
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What are the laws on inheriting guns from a New York estate during probate?

New York Probate Attorney Ron L. Meyers can answer questions about assets that will be distributed to beneficiaries of New York Estates after a person dies and a will is filed with New York Surrogate Court. There are regulations set forth in…
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What are decedent estate taxes and tax return filing obligations in New York?

New York is one of the states that taxes the estates of decedents who owned property within the State.  There are a variety of details involved in the way estate taxes are determined and the methods in which they are paid and New York Probate…
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The timeline for a divorce can be highly variable in New York

Brooklyn, NY - There are a number of factors that will determine how long a divorce case takes in New York. This can include the length of the marriage, the combined property, assets, and income of the couple, if they have any children, and…
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Property division in New York requires serious preparation with an attorney

Brooklyn, NY - New York courts have a number of rules and doctrines that affect property distribution. This issue is most important for couples who have a large amount of assets, investments, and high income during the course of the marriage.…
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What Does a Prenuptial Agreement Cover in Queens, New York

Signing a prenuptial agreement before getting married is becoming more common as the years pass. As more young individuals are deciding to delay marriage until they are financially stable and they have sizable assets, they are opting to sign…
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Stanley Law Provides Effective Legal Counsel Virtually to Clients During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted the lives of New York residents in a multitude of ways. Normal routines have been altered, and social distancing has become the norm. Although the COVID-19 virus has had a dramatic impact on all lives across…