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 […]

“Uninhabitable” Conditions for Buffalo Renters

Uninhabitable Conditions for Buffalo Renters

Additional tenants have come forward after 7 News’ February 2022 exposé of problems Buffalo tenants are having with their landlord, Preischel Properties. The tenants reported problems with other properties owned by the realtor, including black mold and rats in their units. Attorney Justin Friedman, of Friedman and Ranzenhofer Attorneys at Law, says, “Whether or not […]

New State Program Aims to Help Landlords and Tenants

New State Program Aims to Help Landlords and Tenants

WIVB – 6/2/2021 Attorney Justin Friedman appears on WIVB Channel 4 to help landlords and tenants understand the new state program that aims to assist them financially at the end of the eviction moratorium. Watch the broadcast here As the September 1st end of the eviction moratorium approaches, tenants in WNY are still struggling to […]

Rental Help in Moratorium Needs to Account for Bad Tenants

Rental Help in Moratorium Needs to Account for Bad Tenants

Landlords are suffering like a lot of business. Sheila Fields spoke about her tribulations this past year regarding tenants refusing to pay the rent, despite being employed through the pandemic. Robert Friedman has since spoke about the legislation that affects Sheila Fields and others like her unsure what they can do with courts being suspended […]

Eviction, foreclosure protection extended until May 1

Eviction, foreclosure protection extended until May 1

See the original article on NY Daily Record Tenants financially burdened by the coronavirus pandemic will not face eviction proceedings until at least May 1, thanks the latest legislative action in New York. The COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020 prevents residential evictions, foreclosure proceedings, credit discrimination and negative credit reporting related […]

Retiring NYS Senator Ranzenhofer Expands Law Practice Across NY

Retiring NYS Senator Ranzenhofer Expands Law Practice Across NY

Retiring New York State Senator Mike Ranzenhofer is expanding his law practice easterly across the state of New York. His Western New York law firm has opened offices in Syracuse, Albany, New Rochelle, and Queens. This will bring the total number of offices to thirteen located in nine counties. The attorneys at Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC  […]

Former Employee Files Class Action Employee Misclassification Lawsuit Against Takeout Taxi

Ex-Takeout Taxi driver seeks class-action litigation

Buffalo Business First has written an article about a new gig-economy Employee Misclassification Class Action lawsuit filed by Friedman & Ranzenhofer, P.C. If you or a loved one worked as an independent contractor in the gig-economy contact the attorneys at Friedman & Ranzenhofer, P.C. for a free employment relationship analysis. The allegations in this lawsuit […]

Eviction moratorium extended, but tenant advocates call it a “cycle of panic”

Eviction moratorium extended, but tenant advocates call it a cycle of panic

WKBW Channel 7 Buffalo – July 16, 2020 Renters are still in fear of eviction as the protections laid out by Governor Andrew Cuomo have done some, but not enough to relieve them of this cyclical panic. Evictions are not currently being carried out because courts remain closed but renters who are late or missing […]