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

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…

NY Covid-19 Eviction Procedures

NY Covid-19 Eviction Procedures

NY Covid-19 Eviction Procedures As the New York court system expands operations in coordination with Governor Cuomo’s reopening of various geographic regions, there is concern about the adverse public health consequences that may arise from a sudden high-volume influx of eviction court appearances. Also, there are various restrictions on filing and prosecution of eviction matters…

Victoria’s Secret Reveals Why it Can Barely Pay its Rent

Victoria’s Secret Reveals Why it Can Barely Pay its Rent Victoria’s Secret is suing the landlord of its Midtown Manhattan, New York store for attempting to collect over $1.08 million in rent after the COVID-19 shutdown, claiming that: the lease is  unenforceable due to the government-mandated closing of its store; the total standstill of business,…

Pro Bono Representation Available For Peaceful Protesters

Pro Bono Representation Available For Peaceful Protesters

Pro Bono Representation Available For Peaceful Protesters Senator, Veteran Prosecutor and Seasoned Pro Bono Attorneys Offer Free Defense for Peaceful Protesters in Western NY The criminal defense attorneys at Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC are offering free  criminal representation of peaceful protesters who are exercising their First Amendment rights to free speech. Attorneys Mike Ranzenhofer, Robert…

NY Protesters’ Rights During Covid-19

NY Protesters’ Rights During Covid-19

NY Protesters’ Rights During Covid-19 New Yorkers have the constitutional right to engage in peaceful protest activity on public sidewalks and streets, and in public parks. This includes the right to: Distribute flyers or leaflets; Hold press conferences, demonstrations, and rallies; and March on public sidewalks and in public streets. Know your rights before heading…