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 […]

Buffalo Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Surface Defects in Commercial Parking Lots

Buffalo Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Surface Defects in Commercial Parking Lots

As an experienced Buffalo Personal Injury Attorney, one of the things you need to know if you fall in a pothole or in a rut in a parking lot, after taking care of your medical issues, you want to make sure you get proper photographs of that area. Commercial business’ have a responsibility to make […]

Buffalo Real Estate Attorney Discusses Advantages of LLCs for Real Estate Investors

Buffalo Real Estate Attorney Discusses Advantages of LLCs for Real Estate Investors

As a Buffalo Real Estate and Business Attorney, I am often asked whether a LLC should be used for holding real estate. I greatly recommend that for a number of reasons including and foremost is liability protection. It also provides for a good succession planning to pass the real estate onto future generations as well […]

WHAT IS A NEW YORK POWER OF ATTORNEY?

By signing a durable Power of Attorney (POA), you can authorize your agent to manage your assets and income if you are unable to do so and implement Medicaid planning to protect your assets. The POA authorizes another person to act on your behalf to perform any number of specified acts, such as: real estate […]

WHY DO I NEED A NY POWER OF ATTORNEY?

The first reason for having a power of attorney is convenience. If you are buying or selling assets and cannot appear in person to close the transaction, your agent may act for you. A second important reason to use a power of attorney is to be prepared for situations when you may not be able […]