Free NY Legal Answers Online

Free NY Legal Answers Online

Did you know that you have access to free NY legal answers online for personal injury cases? If you are seeking legal assistance, give us a call! American Bar Association’s ABA Free Legal Answers reached a major milestone in November,2022 surpassing a total of 250,000 legal questions answered. ABA Free Legal Answers is a website […]

Does Buffalo, NY Have the Highest Number of Evictions?

Does Buffalo, NY Have the Highest Number of Evictions?

Does Buffalo, NY have the highest number of evictions? Learn about state-wide evictions here and call us if you are a landlord who needs a tenant evicted quickly. Landlords in Erie County, New York primarily in Buffalo, are evicting tenants in greater numbers than almost anywhere else in New York State, except for Brooklyn. There […]

Buffalo, NY Landlord Who Violated Lead Protection Laws Ordered to Pay $5.1 Million

Buffalo, NY Landlord Who Violated Lead Protection Laws Ordered to Pay $5.1 Million

Questions about lead paint poisoning? Read about a Buffalo, NY landlord who violated lead protection laws ordered to pay $5.1 million here. New York Attorney General Letitia James won her $5.1 million lawsuit against Angel Elliott Dalfin, a Buffalo-area landlord whose flagrant and egregious violations of lead safety laws resulted in more than two dozen […]

Tenant Awarded $3.8 Million for Sexual Assault

Tenant Awarded $3.8 Million for Sexual Assault

If you have been hurt due to the negligence of a landlord, you may have a case. Check out this tenant awarded $3.8 million for sexual assault. A tenant was sexually assaulted after her workout as she was leaving the fitness center of her apartment complex. Because it was after dark, she was visible from […]

When is a NY Husband or Wife Disqualified to Inherit as a Surviving Spouse?

When is a NY Husband or Wife Disqualified to Inherit as a Surviving Spouse

A New York spouse who is legally married to a decedent at the time of his or her death has a right to inherit an “elective” share of the assets. If the decedent dies without a will and without children, the surviving spouse is entitled to the entire estate. If there is no will but […]

How Do I Choose the Best NY Truck Accident Lawyer Near Me?

How Do I Choose the Best NY Truck Accident Lawyer Near Me

Are you trying to find “the best truck accident attorney near me?” The damages caused by truck accidents are often very devastating. Therefore, it is very important for truck accident victims to be competently and vigorously represented in order to be fully compensated. The Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC experienced attorneys have an in-depth understanding of […]

Support Truck Crash Victims By Donating To Truck Safety Coalition’s “Hope Against All Odds” Campaign

Support Truck Crash Victims by Donating To Truck Safety Coalition’s “Hope Against All Odds” Campaign

On GivingTuesday, November 29, 2022 the Truck Safety Coalition (TSC), which fights for safer commercial trucking nationwide, will debut its national fundraising campaign, “HOPE Against All Odds” to help improve the lives of truck accident survivors and victim families as well as fund TSC’s safety advocacy efforts across America. Why “HOPE Against All Odds”? Because […]

Hearts and Hands: Faith In Action

Phyllis Klemp of Getzville may be 94, but she like to keep active. When she needs a ride she can count on a volunteer with Hearts and Hands. Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC is glad to continue our sixty-seven year tradition of community service by supporting Hearts and Hands-Faith in Action’s (HAH) valuable assistance to the elderly residents of Western New York. Robert Friedman  is a board member of HAH and provides leadership as the chair of the marketing and development committee. “Bob Friedman is a community leader with similar goals and mindset to Hearts and Hands,” said Aaron Carlson, Executive Director of HAH. “We both understand the responsibility of providing a social connection to those in our community. Together we can make a difference in the lives of those who may otherwise be isolated and need a helping hand to get groceries or see a doctor.” Built upon an interfaith coalition, trained volunteers of HAH connect frail or vulnerable individuals with needed services to uphold their dignity, improve their quality of life, enhance their ability to live in their home of choice, and to assist their primary caregivers. HAH currently serves over 1,200 care receivers throughout Western New York with 320 volunteers. HAH was founded in Akron, NY in 2003. To learn more about volunteering with HAH, call (716) 406-8311. To see the full article and video click here

Phyllis Klemp of Getzville may be 94, but she like to keep active. When she needs a ride she can count on a volunteer with Hearts and Hands. Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC is glad to continue our sixty-seven year tradition of community service by supporting Hearts and Hands-Faith in Action’s (HAH) valuable assistance to the elderly […]

Can a Copy of a NY Last Will & Testament Be Probated?

Can a Copy of a NY Last Will & Testament Be Probated

Yes. A lost or destroyed will may be admitted to probate pursuant to New York Surrogates Court Procedure Act (SCPA) 1407 only if: It is established that the will has not been revoked, and Execution of the will is proved in the manner required for the probate of an existing will, and All of the […]