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Judges & Lawyers Behaving Badly Blog

Judges & Lawyers Behaving Badly Blog

Resignation of judge who called juror ‘Aunt Jemima’ is irrevocable The Pennsylvania Court of Judicial Discipline ruled that  a judge who referred to a juror as “Aunt Jemima” cannot change his mind about resigning. Former Judge Mark Tranquilli resigned agreeing that he would not serve as a judge in the future. That pledge is “binding […]

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 […]

Upstate NY Courts Begin Gradual Return To In-Person Operations

Upstate NY Courts Begin Gradual Return To In-Person Operations

As New York steadily recovers from the COVID-19  pandemic, courts in three upstate judicial districts will enter their second phase of a gradual return to in-person operations. Courts in the Fifth Judicial District (Syracuse and surrounding counties), Sixth Judicial District (Binghamton and surrounding counties) and Seventh Judicial District (Rochester and surrounding counties) enter Phase Two […]

Filing a Car Accident Claim

Filing a Car Accident Claim

Are you in the process of filing a car accident claim? The experienced Rochester auto accident attorneys at Friedman & Ranzenhofer are here to help. There are many different types of injuries in auto accident cases.  These include head, neck, and back injury, whiplash, paralysis, joint, muscle or bone injuries, and brain injuries. When these injuries have […]

Avoidable Real Estate Investment Mistakes

Avoidable Real Estate Investment Mistakes

If you are interested in purchasing real estate in the Rochester area, you may be wondering what you should and should not do. Here are three avoidable real estate investment mistakes you should avoid. Avoidable Real Estate Investment Mistakes | Bad Location As an experienced Rochester real estate lawyer, I often get questions about what […]