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S Corporations: Contributions or Shareholder Loans?

Many small businesses, organized as S corporations, encounter the problem of cash shortfalls at some point in their existence.As a result, S corporation shareholders are commonly faced with the question, “what is the best way to inject cash into the business, a...

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Bequests of firearms under the New York SAFE Act

A simple bequest in your will is not enough to ensure lawful transfer of a firearm at your death. There are several hoops your executor and beneficiary will have to jump through to make sure the bequest is successful. You will want to make sure they are both as...

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Who is a ‘joint employer’?

In a recent decision rendered in the context of a Union organizing campaign involving Browning Ferris Industries [i], a divided National Labor Relations Board has adopted a greatly expanded standard for determining who is a “joint employer” under the National Labor...

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Landlords, no-pet clauses and emotional support animals

I am often asked for advice by landlords who own a single apartment and property management groups who own multifamily apartment buildings alike, whether they need to accommodate a tenant’s request to have an emotional support animal in light of a no-pet policy at the...

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Dementia, intimacy, and the ability to consent

Can someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia consent to sexual contact with another person? What if it’s a situation involving a married couple or two persons that have engaged in a long-standing intimate relationship? Questions such have these are difficult to...

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Planning for Your Digital Assets

The law is always going to be playing catch up to technology.  That is an often-used saying amongst attorneys, and nowhere is it more prevalent than in the area of digital assets estate planning.  In today’s world, essentially every aspect of our lives is...

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