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Gary M. Schuster, Esq. Recognized by Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan Counties Press Release For more information, contact: Michele Babcock, Managing Partner J&G Law, LLP 845-778-2121 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The law firm J&G Law, LLP (J&G) is pleased to announce that Gary M. Schuster, Esq. a partner concentrating in business and nonprofit law, has been recognized by the Community…

Disclosures of Beneficial Owners of Domestic and Foreign Business Entities: Uncle Sam Wants To Know You! As of January 1, 2024, the United States Treasury Department, through its Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) requires all business entities such as corporations, LLC’s and LLPs to submit personal identifying information about their company owners. This collection of…

Thirteen Attorneys Selected as Top Attorneys by Hudson Valley Magazine The law firm J&G Law, LLP (J&G) is thrilled to announce that thirteen attorneys have been recognized as Top Attorneys by Hudson Valley Magazine. In its March 2024 edition, Hudson Valley Magazine published the Hudson Valley’s leading attorneys. J&G attorneys have been selected in seven…

Navigating the Home Buying Process – The Important Initial Phone Call with your Attorney As a real estate attorney, I have had the privilege of working with and guiding countless clients through the complex home buying process, especially first-time homebuyers.  It is an important and exciting journey, whether these clients are purchasing their first-time starter…

New York Enacts Law Prohibiting Credit Card Surcharges Without Proper Disclosure  Starting on February 11, 2024, a new law take effect for New York State businesses charging an additional fee to customers paying with a credit card. As stated in the newly amended §518 of the New York General Business Law, merchants will be expressly…

  The Reality of Seeking Attorneys’ Fees Awards in Litigation A common question many clients have when deciding to hire an attorney to defend them or bring a civil action on their behalf is, “will I be able to obtain attorney’s fees?”  The answer to this question is nuanced. In New York, in general, “the…

J&G Law, LLP Selected as General Counsel for Orange County Chamber of Commerce The law firm of J&G Law, LLP (J&G) is pleased to announce that it has been selected to serve as General Counsel for the Orange County Chamber of Commerce, effective January 1, 2024. J&G has been a member of the Orange County…

Property Condition Disclosure Statement Update   A new law takes effect on March 20, 2024, which changes the Property Condition Disclosure Statement (PCDS) used in residential real estate transactions. The change is intended to empower homebuyers with better information about flood-related aspects of a property. Seven new questions related to the property’s flood status and…

 Orange County Chamber of Commerce Announces New Executive Committee and Welcomes Six Members to its Board of Directors (Sharing the Orange County Chamber of Commerce Press Release) MAYBROOK, N.Y. (Jan. 2, 2024) – The Orange County Chamber of Commerce, a longstanding pillar of economic growth and community support in Orange County, proudly announces its newly appointed 2024…

Houses-Where Jobs Live Co-authored by John C. Cappello, Partner, J&G Law, LLP – www.jglaw.law And Adam Bosch, President & CEO, Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress –  https://www.pattern-for-progress.org Over the course of 35 years of practice in the Land Use field, I have attended countless conferences and seminars discussing the need for affordable housing in our…

There are many factors to contemplate when considering a divorce. At J&G Law, we will help you navigate change with compassion.  We prepared these divorce tips to help you understand some key factors that need to be considered as you start the divorce process. These divorce tips will help you be aware of the impact a divorce will…

New Law Allows Termination of Lease After Death On November 17, 2023, New York Governor Hochul signed a law that allows residential leases to be terminated upon the death of the tenant. Until now, the estate of the deceased tenant remained liable to the landlord for the entire remaining term of the lease. The stated…

Jessica Mahoney Recognized by Junior League of Orange County, NY Inc. Press Release For more information, contact: Michele Babcock, Managing Partner, J&G Law, LLP, 845-778-2121 WALDEN, NY – The law firm of J&G Law, LLP (J&G) is pleased to announce and congratulate Jessica M. Mahoney, a partner concentrating in residential and commercial real estate, who was…

Special Needs Trusts We understand the concerns you may have when it comes to securing the financial future of your loved one with special needs. This blog provides an overview of Special Needs Trusts (SNTs) and their implications in New York State. What is a Special Needs Trust (SNT)? A Special Needs Trust is a…

Estate Planning 101 The most common misconception about estate planning is that it requires a substantial “estate.” For many, the word “estate” conjures an image of vast wealth, like that of John D. Rockefeller or Howard Hughes. However, in reality, nearly everyone leaves an estate behind when they die. It could be millions or it could be…

485-b COMMERCIAL REAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION Section 485-b of the New York Real Property Tax Law provides the basis for a 50% reduction of the increase in assessed value due to certain qualifying new construction, alterations, installations, or improvements for the purpose of commercial, business, or industrial activity, thus reducing real property taxes and some…

Governor Hochul’s Pro-Housing Community Program The past few years have been a rocky time for the housing market in the Hudson Valley, to say the least. With this year’s record high interest rates for mortgages and homes still listed at double or triple what they last sold for, the market doesn’t seem to be offering…

Free Simple Will for First Responders and Military Personnel Press Release For more information, contact: Michele Babcock, Managing Partner J&G Law, LLP, 845-778-2121   WALDEN, NY – J&G Law, LLP (J&G), the Hudson Valley’s premier full-service law firm, is extending a special offer to area active and retired first responders and military personnel during the…

What the New York State Climate Leadership Community Protection Act means for New Yorkers:  Insights from an Attorney   The New York State Climate Leadership Community Protection Act (CLCPA) adopted in 2019 represents a concerted effort by the New York legislature to combat the effects of climate change. The purpose of the CLCPA is to…

Five Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers Press Release For more information, contact: Michele Babcock, Managing Partner, J&G Law, LLP, 845-778-2121 WALDEN, NY – The law firm of J&G Law, LLP (J&G) is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been selected by Super Lawyers.  Michele P. Ellerin, Partner concentrating in matrimonial and family law and Kara…

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