Experienced
Responsive
Dedicated
Practical

Practice Areas

BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LAW

CONDOMINIUM AND HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION LAW

TRUSTS AND ESTATES, PROBATE AND ESTATE ADMINISTRATION, ELDER LAW

LITIGATION

REAL ESTATE LAW

 

BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LAW

Our business and commercial law practice areas include:

  • Representation in purchase, formation, acquisition, sale and dissolution of corporations, limited liability companies, joint ventures and partnerships
  • Preparation of business agreements, such as employment, shareholder, joint venture, management, construction, consulting, agency, and franchise agreements
  • Counseling business entities, and individuals with regard to matters involving contract law, and employment law

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CONDOMINIUM AND HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION LAW

Schwartz & Silverstein, LLP represents the Boards of condominiums and homeowners associations in connection with:

  • The interpretation, implementation and amendment of By-Laws
  • The review and negotiation of contracts with third parties
  • Legal actions for the collection of unpaid common charges and assessments
  • Filing liens for unpaid common charges and assessments
  • The foreclosure of liens
  • Insurable losses
  • The sale and lease of unit
  • Annual and periodic meetings
  • General litigation
  • Legal matters generally affecting condominium or homeowners associations

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TRUSTS and ESTATES, PROBATE and ESTATE ADMINISTRATION, ELDER LAW

Our Trusts and Estates/Elder Law practice areas include:

  • Preparation of Wills and Trusts
  • Preparation of powers of attorney, healthcare proxies and living wills
  • Probate of Wills
  • Administration of Estates
  • Medicaid planning
  • Adult Guardianship

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LITIGATION

Our litigation practice areas include:

  • Diversified commercial and civil matters including real property disputes, partnership disputes, contractor claims, and insurance issues
  • Arbitration of claims related business agreements and commercial disputes
  • Prosecution and defense of lien and mortgage foreclosure actions
  • Landlord/tenant matters including prosecution and defense of summary proceedings in Justice Courts
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    REAL ESTATE LAW

    Our real estate law practice areas include:

    • Acquisition, financing and development, management and sale of commercial, residential and undeveloped property
    • The leasing of commercial and residential property
    • Joint ventures involving commercial and residential property
    • Brokerage agreements
    • Loan closings for institutional and private lenders
    • Appearances before various municipal boards on zoning and planning matters
    • Zoning Law violations
    • Organization and operation of partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations created for the development or management of properties, and the preparation of operating, partnership and shareholder agreements

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