Author Archives: Friedman & Ranzenhofer

Emergency Medicaid Planning

Rochester Elder Law Attorney Discusses the Emergency Medicaid Planning

As an experienced Rochester Elder Law Attorney, people often ask me about emergency Medicaid planning. Emergencies can happen unexpectedly, and often have serious impacts on peoples lives. It’s important that your loved ones are properly prepared for any of life’s uncertainties. Emergency Medicaid planning can be initiated if you have the proper statutory gift rider on your […]

Rochester Landlord Tenant Attorney Examines the Need for Backflow Preventers

Rochester Landlord Tenant Attorney

New York State’s health code requires backflow preventers in most commercial properties and larger residential properties as a protection for municipal water systems. Contractors need to be alert because not all towns enforce this New York State Health law. During the past couple of years, people have received letters informing them that they will be […]

Business Asset Purchase Agreements

Rochester Business Lawyer Discusses Business Asset Purchase Agreements

As a Rochester Business lawyer, clients often ask me about business asset purchase agreements when they are buying or selling a business or other tangible assets. This agreement should be drafted by an experienced attorney and should include all the necessary elements of what is included with the sale such as inventory, equipment, intellectual property, […]

Rochester DWI Attorney Discusses Receiving Jail Time

Rochester DWI Lawyer Discusses Jail

As a Rochester DWI Attorney, I am often asked by clients whether or not they will be sentenced to jail for DWI. Although the maximum sentence is one year in jail, the particular circumstances and your record will determine whether or not you are sentenced to jail. We will be able to advise you as […]

Rochester Personal Injury Attorney on a Slip and Fall

Rochester Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Slips & Falls

As an experienced Rochester Personal Injury Attorney I am often asked about slips and falls.  Here in Rochester we do have snowy and icy winters and people often fall during the winter. If your injury is a result of a slip and fall on ice, it’s very important after you get your proper medical treatment […]

Rochester Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Needing a Certain Amount of Medical Bills for a Claim

Rochester Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Medical Bills

As an experienced Rochester Personal Injury Attorney, a lot of people ask if they have to have a certain amount of medical bills in order to file a claim. The simple answer to that question is no. You don’t have to have a certain threshold or amount of medical bills in order to file a […]

Rochester Landlord Tenant Attorney Discusses Using Rental Applications

Rochester Landlord Tenant Lawyer Discusses Rental Applications

As a Rochester landlord tenant attorney, I am often asked whether a rental application should be used in screening tenants. I strongly recommend a rental application for a number of reasons. First off is to determine whether or not you’re getting a good tenant. Secondly is to collect a judgment in the event that you […]

Rochester Real Estate Lawyer Discusses Common Mistakes Clients Make

Rochester Real Estate Lawyer Discusses Common Mistakes

As a Rochester Real Estate Lawyer, I often get questions about what precautions to take in buying real estate investment property. The first mistake that I see quite often is buying in a bad location, especially out of town investors that don’t know about the crime statistics, for instance, in a particular location or the […]

Rochester Elder Law Attorney Discusses the Statutory Power of Attorney Gift Rider

Rochester Elder Law Attorney Discusses the Statutory Power of Attorney Gift Rider

As an experienced Rochester Elder Law Attorney, people often ask me about the statutory gift rider for the power of attorney. The power of attorney itself authorizes gifts of up to $500 per year. If you would like to authorize your agent to make gifts of more than $500 per year for Medicaid planning and […]

Rochester Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Going to Trial

Rochester Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Trials

As an experienced Rochester Personal Injury Attorney I am often asked how likely it is that a personal injury case will go to trial.  In Rochester, most cases don’t go to trial. I would say that the vast majority of claims that are filed are settled prior to any trial taking place. It’s a very […]