Pro Bono Representation Available For Peaceful Protesters

Pro Bono Representation Available For Peaceful Protesters

Pro Bono Representation Available For Peaceful Protesters Senator, Veteran Prosecutor and Seasoned Pro Bono Attorneys Offer Free Defense for Peaceful Protesters in Western NY The criminal defense attorneys at Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC are offering free  criminal representation of peaceful protesters who are exercising their First Amendment rights to free speech. Attorneys Mike Ranzenhofer, Robert…

NY Protesters’ Rights During Covid-19

NY Protesters’ Rights During Covid-19

NY Protesters’ Rights During Covid-19 New Yorkers have the constitutional right to engage in peaceful protest activity on public sidewalks and streets, and in public parks. This includes the right to: Distribute flyers or leaflets; Hold press conferences, demonstrations, and rallies; and March on public sidewalks and in public streets. Know your rights before heading…

Nursing Home COVID-19 Data and Inspections Results

Nursing Home COVID-19 Data and Inspections Results

Nursing Home COVID-19 Data and Inspections Results The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have posted the first set of underlying coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) nursing home data. On April 19, 2020, CMS announced the requirement that nursing homes inform residents, their families, and their representatives of COVID-19 cases in their facilities. Nursing homes…

Upstate NY Courts Begin Gradual Return To In-Person Operations

Upstate NY Courts Begin Gradual Return To In-Person Operations

Upstate NY Courts Begin Gradual Return To In-Person Operations As New York steadily recovers from the COVID-19  pandemic, courts in three upstate judicial districts will enter their second phase of a gradual return to in-person operations. Courts in the Fifth Judicial District (Syracuse and surrounding counties), Sixth Judicial District (Binghamton and surrounding counties) and Seventh…

NY Landlords Arrested For Unlawful Evictions

NY Landlords Arrested For Unlawful Evictions

NY Landlords Arrested For Unlawful Evictions New York landlords, frustrated with Covid-19 eviction moratoriums, are taking the law into their own hands with unlawful lock-outs, utility shut-offs and other harassment of nonpaying tenants. New York’s Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 created new protections for tenants, including RPAPL § 768 which makes it…