Sponsored by the General Practice Section of the New York State Bar Association
• Learn how to handle basic transactions in 27 different areas of law
• Be able to easily transition from theory to practice using the valuable practice tips
• Keep abreast of case and statutory changes in the different areas of law
Written and edited by leading practitioners, the New York Lawyer Deskbook consists of 27 chapters, each covering a different area of practice. Each chapter is intended as a starting point for new practitioners or for practitioners who may not have previously encountered a particular subject area.
New attorneys will benefit from the clear, basic review of a particular subject area and the necessary steps involved in handling a particular transaction. By focusing on the basics, the Deskbook fills the gap between sketchy outlines, which are of little help to the novice attorney, and the voluminous reference sources, which very often are difficult to understand.
Practitioners familiar with a subject area will benefit from the numerous “Practice Guides” and from using the Deskbook as a refresher to reinforce their own methods of practice.
Annual updates allow you to keep up to date and practice with confidence. The 2014–2015 supplement is current through the 2014 New York State legislative session.
Contents at a Glance
Corporate and Partnership Law / Buying and Selling a Small Business / Tax Implications of Forming a Corporation / Arbitration under the Civil Practice Law and Rules / Representing the Personal Injury Plaintiff in New York / What is a Debt Collection Case? / Enforcement of Money Judgments / Matrimonial Law / Labor Law / General Introduction to Workers- Compensation Law / Social Security / Criminal Law /Environmental Law / Mechanic's Liens / Mortgages / Mortgage Foreclosures / Real Estate Transactions Residential Property / Will Drafting / Probate and Administration of Decedents- Estates / Common Banking Law Problems / Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law Appointment of a Guardian for Personal Needs and/or Property Management / Zoning and Land Use / Real Estate Transactions Commercial Property / Elder Law / Limited Liability Companies / Mediation / New York Residential Landlord-Tenant Law and Procedure / Legislative Highlights
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2014-2015 Supplement (for past purchasers only)