CMM Legal Blog

Equity Does Not Relieve Tenant’s Failure to Timely Exercise Renewal

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: June 10th, 2012

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A recent article discussed the decision by the Appellate Division First Dept. in 135 East 57th Street LLC v. Daffy’s […]

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This is the Year to Gift

By: Martin Glass, Esq.

Posted: April 27th, 2012

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Tax changes that President Barack Obama and Congress hammered out in the final days of 2010 discouraged clients from seeking […]

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A Bright Line Rule is No Longer Bright

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: April 10th, 2012

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The long standing “one inch” rule in New York, in connection with actual partial evictions, as explained by Judge Cardozo1 […]

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Medication Wake-Up Call: It May Be More Than an Accident

By: Martin Glass, Esq.

Posted: March 18th, 2012

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It can be extremely dangerous for aging parents to rely only on memory when it comes to taking medication. It’s […]

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The Dangers of Your Digital Death

By: Martin Glass, Esq.

Posted: February 12th, 2012

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Ian Fleming once wrote in one of his James Bond novels that you only live twice. Well, it now seems […]

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Delayed Disclaimer: Carrier Who Hesitates May Be Lost

By: Scott Middleton, Esq.

Posted: February 11th, 2012

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Insurers beware, you may be forced to provide coverage for personal injury claims if you wait too long to disclaim coverage of […]

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Special Care for Special Needs Children

By: Martin Glass, Esq.

Posted: January 19th, 2012

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“Special needs children” are those who need extra assistance. They may be disabled, have learning issues, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, […]

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Enforcing Rent Acceleration Clauses

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: January 10th, 2012

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Public policy in New York seeks to avoid forfeiture of leases.1 What is commonly referred to as a Yellowstone injunction […]

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Be Careful with Security Deposits

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: January 10th, 2012

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Landlords routinely collect a security deposit from tenants at the commencement of a lease term with the deposit generally to […]

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New York Employers Must Issue Wage Theft Prevention Act Notice

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq.

Posted: January 1st, 2012

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As we reported earlier this year in our advisory, New York State Wage Theft Prevention Act Notice Templates, the Wage […]

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