CMM Legal Blog

New York Wage Theft Prevention Act

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq.

Posted: March 11th, 2011

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The Wage Theft Prevention Act (“Act”) was recently signed into law and becomes effective April 11, 2011. The Act significantly […]

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New Rules for Contractors Classifying Workers as Employees v. Independent Contractors

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq.

Posted: February 11th, 2011

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New York government recently enacted the New York State Construction Industry Fair Play Act (“New Act”). The intent behind this […]

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Mistakes = Dismissal of Summary Proceedings

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: February 10th, 2011

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Two recent cases, one from Bronx Civil Court and the other from Nassau County District Court, remind us of the […]

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Self Help and Unlawful Evictions

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: November 10th, 2010

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This month’s blog will begin to discuss a topic that will be revisited in future installments: Is a commercial landlord […]

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Service of Process

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: October 10th, 2010

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We know that the failure to comply with the rules governing service of predicate notices and pleadings can result in […]

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Part II: Default Notices and Terms of a Lease

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: September 10th, 2010

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Last month’s blog discussed defective default notices and the need to strictly comply with lease provisions. We continue that theme […]

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Default Notices and Terms of a Lease

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: July 10th, 2010

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Two recent cases serve to remind us of the importance of carefully drafting default notices and strictly complying with the […]

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