Author Archives: Friedman & Ranzenhofer

Guardianships for Incapacitated Persons Webinar Announced

Guardianships for Incapacitated Persons Webinar Announced

Guardianships for Incapacitated Persons webinar will be presented on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 10 am-11 am. The Center for Elder Law & Justice partnered with the Erie County Department of Senior Services (“ECDSS”) to host the 2020 Virtual Elder Law Day Summer Series to provide information on legal issues affecting older adults and assist […]

Executor’s Legal Survival ® Guide Released

Executor’s Legal Survival ® Guide Released

The newly released 2020 edition of the Executor’s Legal Survival ®Guide is designed to assist you in naming a good executor in your will, explain to executors their duties and responsibilities and inform estate beneficiaries of the role of the executor in the probate process. The guide, by attorney Robert Friedman, answers such frequently asked questions as: What […]

Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC Celebrate 65th Anniversary

Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC Celebrate 65th Anniversary

Friedman & Ranzenhofer is celebrating its 65th anniversary in 2020. Founded in 1955 by Holocaust survivor and U.S. Army veteran Fred Friedman, the general practice law firm has grown from one office in Akron  to nine offices in Western New York counties. As a convenience to its clients, offices are located in Akron, Williamsville/ Clarence, […]

FREE DO-IT-YOURSELF NY SMALL ESTATES

A Small Estate or Voluntary Administration is used when the decedent had less than $50,000 of personal property and no real estate. If there is a possibility of a wrongful death or other lawsuit in the future, a probate or an administration proceeding should be filed. In a Small Estate proceeding, the Surrogate’s Court appoints […]

Will Your Personal Injury Case Go to Trial in New York

Will Your Personal Injury Case Go to Trial in New York

Download Our Free Personal Injury eBook Out of Town Legal Resources We get a lot of calls from people concerned about medical bills piling up while they wait on their injury settlement. Sometimes a good option is litigation funding which can help you keep up with your bills until your settlement comes through. We found […]

NY Tenants Experiencing COVID-19 Financial Hardship Can’t be Evicted

The Tenant Safe Harbor Act (“TSHA”) was signed into law by Governor Cuomo on June 30, 2020 to address the tidal wave of evictions looming over New Yorkers. Courts are prohibited  from ever evicting residential tenants who experienced financial hardship for nonpayment of rent that accrues or becomes due during the COVID-19 State of Emergency. It would apply to any […]

FREE 2020 EXECUTOR’S LEGAL SURVIVAL® GUIDE

The newly released 2020 edition of the Executor’s Legal Survival ®Guide is designed to assist you in naming a good executor in your will, explain to executors their duties and responsibilities and inform estate beneficiaries of the role of the executor in the probate process. The guide by  attorney Robert Friedman answers such frequently asked […]