Can a NY Condominium Association Board Ban Smoking?

Can a NY Condominium Association Board Ban Smoking?

Yes, New York condominium boards can implement no smoking policies.  It is usually impossible to prevent a neighbor’s  secondhand smoke from entering your  condominium. Even running a purifier  may not remedy the problem. According to the American Society for Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, no standard ventilation system or air purifier can completely remove […]

New Business Owner Advice

New Business Owner Advice

In this article, our experienced Buffalo business law attorney offers tips and new business owner advice. If you are a new business owner and need legal guidance, please contact the offices of Friedman & Ranzenhofer, Attorneys at Law, today to get the ball rolling. New Business Owner Advice | Starting a Business I recommend that […]

Canadian Business Law Questions

Canadian Business Law Questions

If you are a Canadian citizen looking to set up your company in the State of New York, you may be wondering how to get started. Here are some commonly asked Canadian business law questions from non-American residents looking to start a business in New York. Canadian Business Law Questions | What is the Trademark […]

Advice for New Business Owners

Advice for New Business Owners

If you are interested in forming a business, you may be wondering where to start. Our experienced Buffalo business lawyer discusses important advice for new business owners. Advice for New Business Owners | Hire a Lawyer I recommend that clients use our services instead of online services to form their businesses. Because of the technical […]

How To Form An LLC

How To Form An LLC Business Lawyers in Buffalo, NY

The state of New York offers many options for entrepreneurs and professionals to form companies, with each type of company providing different benefits and protections to its owners and partners. The most common companies include corporations and S corporations, partnerships and limited partnerships, LLCs and PLLCs, and sole proprietorships. Of these, an LLC might be […]

Independent Contractor Misclassification Lawyers

Independent Contractor Misclassification

FedEx’s IC Misclassification Settlement Approaching $500 Million For those of you who may not know, since 2007, FedEx Ground has been at the hub of the clampdown on independent contractor misclassification by regulators, legislators and plaintiffs’ lawyers. It was in 2007 that it was discovered by an appellate court in the sunny state of California […]

Buffalo Business Attorney Discusses Operating Agreements

Buffalo Business Attorney Discusses Operating Agreements

As a Buffalo Business Attorney, we draft operating agreements for limited liability companies. They are similar to bylaws of a corporation, which lays out the responsibilities of the various members and their powers. Are you thinking about drafting an operating agreement?  If so, contact the experienced Buffalo Business Attorney Robert Friedman. This educational legal blog was brought […]

Buffalo Business Attorney Discusses Business Asset Purchase Agreements

Buffalo Business Attorney Discusses Business Asset Purchase Agreements

As a Buffalo Business Attorney for 37 years, I have drafted many business asset purchase agreements. It’s important that each side, the buyer and seller, have their own attorney especially if there’s financing involved. It should cover all the details of the transaction including what phone numbers and websites are being included, inventory, if there’s […]