RICHMOND COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION

COVID-19 RELATED LEGAL NEWS

The most recent updates and notices we receive will be posted below.

(The first 3 are the most current and you need to scroll to the bottom for the newest items

Additional Links & Resources

  • Kings County Virtual Discovery Rules click HERE.

  • NYSBA Recommendations on re-opening Law Firms. Click HERE.

  • NYSBA "Latest News" page about updates and court closures. Click HERE.

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Vincent Gallo, Esq. "A frightening decision for real estate practitioners!"

PRENDERGAST v. SWIENCICKY, 2020 NY Slip Op 02686 (App Division, 3d Department, May 7, 2020)


The following Decision in an abridged version, which could potentially impact every Real Estate Attorney who represents a Client who, well after the ink has dried on the Contract of Sale, now decides that they do not want to close. So what do they do? They look to their Attorney to perform magic, or at the very least, throw a Hail Mary Pass into the end zone, hoping to find a receiver.

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Vincent Gallo, Esq. "Whew......it's a good thing I had an Attorney I could sue for legal malpractice!"

New Jersey Jury Awards $343,000.00 in a Legal Malpractice Suit by a Purchaser of Polluted Property.

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