In This Interview, Korth Discusses What Community Association Board Members Should Know

President of Mackoul Risk Solutions, Edward Mackoul, speaks with our Partner Donna-Marie Korth about Condo and Co-op Law and what community association board members should know.   https://mackoul.com/blog/mackoul-interview-series-discussing-condo-and-co-op-law/

Is the COVID-19 Epidemic an Excuse to Break a Contract? as seen in HIA Reporter, September 2020

In the September issue of the Hauppauge Reporter, our Litigation Partner Jarrett Behar addresses questions related to contracts that were entered into pre-COVID. While there are no concrete answers to these questions, his review of past situations helps to anticipate how these issues may play out. To read more, visit: Behar, HIA, September…

New York’s Big Shift in Mandatory Sick and Safe Leave

Change is underway in New York – what once was a job benefit gratuitously offered by some employers is now a requirement under the law for all employers. Beginning September 30, 2020, all employees within New York begin to accrue leave time and are entitled to use such leave time…

Why A Revocable Trust Might Be the Right Estate Planning Tool

A will and a revocable trust achieve the goal of passing on your estate to your beneficiaries, but they accomplish this in different ways. Depending on your situation, one option may have more advantages. In this article we discuss why a revocable trust may be the right choice. To learn…

Dealing with the Commercial Tenant in the Time of COVID

That commercial tenants are much different from residential tenants has never been more evident than now. Unlike a primary residence where people look for safety and security, the sole purpose of a commercial establishment is for making money. Commercial landlords faced with tenants who cannot or will not make their…