Rockville Centre, New York Real Estate Lawyers

Mark Nathanson
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Comprehensive & Diligent New York Real Estate Counsel & Legal Representation!

I am an experienced real estate attorney. I am committed to skilled, dedicated and personalized representation for the best possible outcomes! Visit my website to see client testimonials or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Peter J. Famighetti
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Closing on your residential real estate deal? Call today.

I have more than 15 years experience representing buyers and sellers in residential real estate deals. Don’t get taken advantage of in your deal. Call today and get a lawyer on your side. Read More »
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Andrew J. Gilbride
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Free Consultation! Exceptional Real Estate Law Attorney! Aggressive Advocacy!

My battle-tested demeanor is equal to my compassion and drive to assist clients with real estate law needs! I am dedicated to exceptional advocacy! Visit my website for more information and call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Thomas Weiss
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Garden City, NY Real Estate Law Attorney
(516) 746-7452 1305 Franklin Ave #300
Garden City, NY 11530
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Construction
Brooklyn Law School
Joseph Martin Dara
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Baldwin, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(516) 379-5300 775 Brooklyn Avenue
Suite 115
Baldwin, NY 11510
Real Estate, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
Cynthia Burke
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Garden City, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(516) 833-5135 591 Stewart Avenue, 4th Floor
Garden City, NY 11530
Real Estate, Estate Planning, Foreclosure Defense and Probate
St. John's University School of Law
Jjais Forde
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Garden City, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(516) 350-8325 1225 Franklin Avenue
Suite 325
Garden City, NY 11530
Real Estate, Construction, Estate Planning and Immigration
University of Minnesota Law School
Myron G. Jacobson
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Lynbrook, NY Real Estate Law Attorney
(516) 599-0888 197
Merrick Road
Lynbrook, NY 11563
Real Estate
Jason Zemsky
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Hempstead, NY Real Estate Law Attorney
(516) 485-3800 95 Front Street
Hempstead, NY 11550
Real Estate, Insurance Claims, Landlord Tenant and Probate
Theodora Dora Vasilatos
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Hempstead, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(516) 538-2400 215 Hilton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11550
Real Estate
St. John's School Of Law
Mr. Roman Aminov
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Flushing, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(347) 766-2685 147-17 Union Turnpike
Flushing, NY 11367
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
St. John's University School of Law
The Law Offices of Roman Aminov is a client centric trusts and estates practice concentrating in estate planning, elder law, and probate. We handle the drafting of wills, powers of attorney, health care proxies, and trusts of all types. Mr. Aminov's expertise lies in being able to sit down with a client and properly ascertain their current situation and plan the most effective way forward. He has successfully implemented estate plans in high net worth individuals and middle income clients with complicated family situations. Mr. Aminov also helps elderly clients structure their estates to qualify for Medicaid. Allow us to...
Raymond D. Radow
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(516) 338-7800 1010 Northern Boulevard
Suite 304
Great Neck, NY 11021
Free ConsultationGreat Neck, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 26 years experience
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Ray Radow is a founding partner of the Radow Law Group, P.C. His practice concentrates on Real Estate and Commercial Litigation with a focus on Foreclosure Defense Litigation and Real Estate Transactions, as well as Personal Injury and Criminal Law.

Since the onset of the housing crisis, Mr. Radow has represented countless borrowers faced with the looming prospect of foreclosure and has regularly obtained loan modifications for eligible clients, resulting in significant reductions in monthly mortgage payments and, most importantly, keeping families in their homes.

Mr. Radow is a former Brooklyn prosecutor and has years of experience in private practice...
Russel Morgan
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Great Neck, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer
(212) 561-4299 5 Hillcrest Drive
Great Neck, NY 11021
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
New York Law School
Our founding member and principal, Russel Morgan has concentrated in commercial and contract litigation, trust and estate planning, business and personal asset protection, wealth preservation and dynasty succession planning. Russel has also assisted clients with all forms of commercial and personal transnational work, including the preparation, re-structuring and litigation of various types of contracts.

Russel Morgan was raised in Brooklyn, New York and has remained loyal to his origins as he graduated from the City University of New York Brooklyn College with a Bachelors degree in Political Science. He continued his legal journey and went on to receive his Juris Doctor...
Michael C. McCarthy
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Mark Montanaro Esq.
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Massapequa, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer
(855) 697-5299 100 Broadway, Suite 203
Massapequa, NY 11758
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Landlord Tenant and Traffic Tickets
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and Hofstra University
Mark Montanaro leads the firm at MontanaroLaw, P.C., and has customized the firm's practice to broadly serve the needs of business minded individuals. Working with young entrepreneurs comprised of artists, producers, internet startups, mobile application developers, and other small businesses, Mr. Montanaro provides not only legal expertise, but also a marketing and business strategy to his clients. Mark counsels small business and individual clients in connection with complex contract negotiations in areas including: real estate, intellectual property, digital media rights, entertainment, software licensing, and business law related areas, including the purchase and sale of enterprises. Montanaro’s background and continued practice...
Jon Michael Probstein
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Levittown, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(212) 972-3250 21 Turn Lane
Levittown, NY 11756
Real Estate, Consumer, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
St. John's University School of Law
Since 1977, my practice has consisted of representing and assisting people and businesses in all matters, including public and private corporations.
Jeanne M. Reardon
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Jericho, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(516) 314-8433 366 N. Broadway
Suite 410
Jericho, NY 11753
Real Estate and Business
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Jeanne M. Reardon concentrates her practice in real estate law representing individuals, businesses, mortgage bankers and lenders in residential and commercial real estate purchase, sale, leasing and lending transactions. Ms. Reardon has over 25 years of legal experience and has built a reputation of excellence, trust and successfully delivering results. Ms. Reardon is the principal attorney at the Law Offices of Jeanne M. Reardon, a Jericho, NY based firm that serves clients throughout Long Island and Greater New York. At her firm, clients deal directly with an attorney receiving the kind of personal attention that can...
Robbie L Vaughn
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Mineola, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(516) 858-2620 393 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 208
Mineola, NY 11501
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Consumer
Touro College
Call The Law Firm of Vaughn & Weber, Pllc, at 516-858-2820 for help with your specific legal issue. Robbie and John are caring and dedicated New York lawyers. They provide their clients with fine legal service at a reasonable fee. They assist Suffolk County, Nassau County, Queens and Brooklyn residents with their Family Law Matters, Real Estate Closings, Real Estate Litigation, Collection Matters, Uncontested and Contested Divorces, Landlord-Tenant Matters, Foreclosure Defense, Loan Modifications, Foreclosure Settlement Conferences, General Civil Litigation and Bankruptcy Filings. They look forward to providing you with answers to your specific legal questions. You can call Robbie L. Vaughn...
Paul Edelman
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Westbury, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(800) 469-7429 7001 Brush Hollow Rd
Westbury, NY 11590
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
American University
Over the past two decades, Mr. Edelman has developed a distinguished reputation in the area of complex litigation, with a strong emphasis in tort and defense litigation, labor law, medical malpractice, real estate and commercial litigation. Mr. Edelman graduated from the American University School of Law in 1981 and is admitted in New York State, the Federal Districts Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, as well a Washington D.C. Mr. Edelman was in-house counsel for General Accident Insurance Company, Great American Insurance Company and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company before entering private practice...
Steven M Adler Esq.
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Jericho, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(516) 740-1184 390 North Broadway
Suite 200
Jericho, NY 11753
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Brooklyn Law School
Attorney Adler is a Long Island estate planning lawyer who has the dedication and experience you are looking for in your representative. When you come to the Law Offices of Steven M. Adler, you can have confidence in the help you can receive. Attorney Adler has dealt with all kinds of complications and hardships, and he is ready to stand beside you and assist you at this time. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree at the State University of New York at Albany. He later received his Juris Doctorate at Brooklyn Law School. When you come to this law...
Shane Dwight Scott
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Jamaica, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(800) 230-0744 155-03 Jamaica Ave
Jamaica, NY 11432
Real Estate, Immigration and Personal Injury
New York Law School
Lloyd Rosen
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Great Neck, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(516) 406-8500 1010 Northern Blvd
Suite 300
Great Neck, NY 11021
Real Estate, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Hofstra University
Attorney Lloyd C. Rosen, Esq. has been a member of Wisselman, Harounian & Associates since 2005. He is skilled in all areas of family law, including separation, divorce, child custody, child and spousal support, visitation rights, domestic violence, property distribution, and pre- and post-nuptial agreements. To help families through difficult matters, Attorney Rosen also provides services in the areas of grandparent custody, visitation paternity issues, enforcements of support payments, as well as support termination. On a regular basis, Attorney Rosen serves in Family and Supreme Courts throughout Long Island and the five boroughs of New York City. Aside from...
George Howard Dippel
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Queens, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(718) 229-1505 42-40 Bell Blvd
Suite 300
Queens, NY 11361
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Cornell University
The Law Office of George H. Dippel provides high quality legal services in the areas of wills, probate, trusts and estates, real estate closings (house, co-op, condo), business sales and purchases, incorporation of businesses, health care proxies and power of attorney. We are committed to providing the highest level of one-on-one personalized service to every client. Each matter is of the utmost importance to us and receives individual attention and expert care. Utilizing his extensive knowledge and decades of experience, Mr. Dippel has provided thousands of clients throughout Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island, Long Island and...
Andrew Matthew Lieb
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Manhasset, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(631) 878-4455 21 E. Shore Road
Manhasset, NY 11030
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Andrew M. Lieb is the Managing Attorney of Lieb at Law, P.C., with a practice focus on real estate and corporate litigation / compliance.

Mr. Lieb has offices in Smithtown and Manhasset, New York, and provides a wide range of legal services throughout the New York / Connecticut Metro area.

Practice areas include real estate brokerage license law, contractual litigation, fair housing and discrimination, estate disputes, residential and commercial landlord / tenant needs, business entity structuring, premises liability, ownership disputes and more.

Mr. Lieb is admitted to practice law in New York, Connecticut and Colorado as well as the Federal Courts for...
Robert Bichoupan
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Great Neck, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(516) 482-1186 175 East Shore Road
Ste. 270
Great Neck, NY 11023
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Boston University School of Law
Mr. Jerome A. Wisselman
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Great Neck, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(516) 406-8500 1010 Northern Boulevard
Suite 300
Great Neck, NY 10021
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Estate Planning and Family
New York University School of Law and Brooklyn Law School
Prior to founding Wisselman, Harounian & Associates in 1976, Attorney Jerome A. Wisselman, Esq. served as a law clerk to Honorary Maxine K. Duberstein and Honorary Stanley Gartenstein in the areas of matrimonial and family law. His passion for people allowed him to fully devote his life to helping those facing hardships involving divorce, child custody and support, marriage, wills and estate planning, business law, and real estate law. His background in tax law and accounting gives him the ability to address complex financial issues that are involved with many family law matters. Over the years, Attorney Wisselman...
Jonathan P. Shahabian
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Westbury, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(800) 469-7429 7001 Brush Hollow Rd
Westbury, NY 11590
Real Estate and Personal Injury
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Mr. Shahabian’s practice focuses primarily on personal injury litigation and real estate law. He prides himself on his dedication, commitment and sensitivity to his clients. He has established a superior reputation for always putting his client’s interests first. Mr. Shahabian considers it a privilege to be able to meet his client’s needs with the results they deserve.
David Bythewood
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Mineola, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(516) 741-0066 85 Willis Avenue,Suite J
Mineola, NY 11501
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Appeals, Business and Construction
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Marc Howard Weissman
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Garden City, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(516) 248-7844 200 Garden City Plaza
Suite 103
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Elder, Personal Injury and Probate
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Robert Unger
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Great Neck, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 39 years experience
10 Bond St
#613
Great Neck, NY 11021
Real Estate, Business, Construction and Consumer
Fordham University School of Law
The firm has been in business for 4 decades. Recently we partnered with another trial lawyer in the practice to aggressively press those high stakes cases needing a verdict by either jury or judge. Our clients are very happy with our responsiveness and our communication. The law practice is a busy and demanding field, but we pride ourselves in not taking so many cases so that our clients do not suffer and hear from us regularly. Our mantra has been to take quality cases that we are able to fully manage. We see other firms being drowned by a volume...
Michael Sheena
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Great Neck, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(516) 338-7800 1010 Northern Boulevard
Suite 208
Great Neck, NY 11021
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Foreclosure Defense
New York Law School
Michael S. Sheena is a founding partner at the Radow Law Group, P.C. He has significant experience handling complex bank negotiations, foreclosure cases, and real estate transactions.

During his five years at the Radow Law Group, he has assisted in the successful negotiation and settlement of countless commercial and residential properties in default. From complex commercial foreclosure litigation to closings on home purchases and sales, Michael’s vast experience has been a tremendous asset to his clients, and has garnered him a reputation for leaving no stone unturned.

Michael is a graduate of New York Law School, and was a clerk for...
Adam C Neal
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Mineola, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(347) 598-3990 170 Old Country Road
Suite 600
Mineola, NY 11501
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Fordham University School of Law
"Finding the right attorney can be stressful and confusing, and lawyers are often only needed when something unexpected or tragic has happened. Whatever problem you face, whether you or someone you know was arrested, received a traffic ticket, was injured in an accident, or something else, Adam C. Neal Law is here to handle the problem so you don't have to." Adam C. Neal, Esq. is a graduate of both Fordham Law School and Columbia University and spent many years as a prosecutor for the Nassau County District Attorney's office. He has handled thousands of criminal cases, appearing in...
Martin Allan Pollak
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Queens, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(718) 229-1904 214-08 41st Ave.
Queens, NY 11361
Real Estate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
New York Law School
If you are on the hunt for a Queens lawyer, you have found just the law office for you!! At Pollak & Slepian law firm, your case can receive the attention it requires. Attorney Jack I. Slepian obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Brooklyn College and his Juris Doctorate at New York Law School. He is a member of the New York State Bar and the American Bar Association. Attorney Martin A. Pollak received his Bachelor of Arts degree at Queens College of the City University of New York. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from New York Law School...
Monet Stephanie Binder
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Fresh Meadows, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(718) 514-7575 61-43 186th Street
Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Touro Law Center and Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
My passion is helping individuals and families achieve peace of mind, by developing and implementing customized, well-structured and comprehensive plans. As part of my family oriented estate planning process, I have an initial meeting with every client, so I can clearly understand their needs and intentions. At that meeting, I use my legal experience, of over 20 years in practice, to inform my clients about how their estate planning documents will advance their cherished family goals.

This thoughtful and caring guidance is given in plain English, so my clients know what they need to do, in order ensure that their...
Melvin Monachan
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Lake Success, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(516) 714-5763 3000 Marcus Avenue,
Suite 3W04
Lake Success, NY 11042
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
Pace Law School
Melvin Monachan is the founder of The Law Office of Melvin Monachan, PLLC, a full service, real estate law firm representing individuals, investors and corporate entities in all aspects of real estate law.

On the transactional side, Melvin represents purchasers and sellers of coops, condos and houses from the pre-contract due diligence through closing. He also represents landlords and tenants in the review, drafting and negotiation residential and commercial leases.

On the litigation side, Melvin represents individuals and corporations in the Civil Court, Housing Court, Supreme Court, and Appellate term and Appellate division of the State of New York. These matters include...
Randall Kevin Malone
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Great Neck, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(516) 406-8500 1010 Northern Blvd
Suite 300
Great Neck, NY 11021
Real Estate and Family
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Randall Malone, Esq. is a family and matrimonial attorney with Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C., a reputable divorce and family law firm in Long Island, New York. At the firm, Randall uses his well-rounded legal experience in family, business, and real estate law to provide aggressive, yet compassionate guidance for his clients. Randall is admitted to the New York State Bar and the Eastern District Federal Courts, and is a respected lecturer and author in the local family law community.
Thomas Pillari
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Mineola, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(631) 704-4707 114 Old Country Rd
Suite 680
Mineola, NY 11501
Real Estate, Criminal, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
From criminal defense to corporate law, Tom Pillari sets the standard for professional excellence and personal service. With Tom Pillari, you deal directly with your attorney, receiving a level of personal, one-on-one attention no super-sized firm can offer…at a much smaller price. Nearly a quarter century of experience helping clients achieve justice and financial remuneration in legal matters involving: - Criminal Defense - Personal Injury - Real Estate - Corporate Law - Litigation - Family Law & Divorce - DWI - Landlord-Tenant Law
Reena Gulati
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Lake Success, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 23 years experience
3000 Marcus Avenue
Suite 1E5
Lake Success, NY 11042
Real Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Result oriented attorney. Stratigically guiding clients in their legal matters.
Leslie Stephen Nizin
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Manhasset, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 54 years experience
(718) 263-2411 55 Fairway Dr
Manhasset, NY 11030
Real Estate, Criminal and DWI
Brooklyn Law School
Francis Xavier Mcquade
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Long Beach, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(516) 431-6255 116 E Park Ave
Suite 201
Long Beach, NY 11561
Real Estate, Criminal, Immigration and Landlord Tenant
Carolyn Corn Bichoupan
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Great Neck, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(516) 482-1186 175 East Shore Road
Ste. 270
Great Neck, NY 11023
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Employment and Estate Planning
Boston University School of Law
Leonard Robert Sperber
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Garden City , NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(516) 739-3979 600 Old Country Road
Suite 233
Garden City , NY 11530
Real Estate and Divorce
Hofstra University
Neil Eric Weissman
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Garden City, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(516) 228-3200 600 Old Country Road
Garden City, NY 11530
Real Estate, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Neal Weissman, Esq. Is a full-service law firm. We endeavor to prosecute or defend our client's interests with zeal. Call us: there is never a charge for conversation; we are available 24 hours a day; 7 days a week. You'll talk to an actual attorney, not a voicemail. We are thoroughly conversant in procedural nuances in both Nassau County and Suffolk County. The practice can and will pursue your interests in all New York counties. We concentrate in (including but not limited to) landlord-tenant matters in Nassau County and Suffolk County; foreclosure defense in Nassau County and Suffolk County; real estate matters; personal...
Leonard Anthony Bellavia
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Mineola, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(516) 873-3000 200 Old Country Road, Suite 400
Mineola, NY 11501
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
St. John's University School of Law
Leonard A. Bellavia, founding partner of the law firm of Bellavia Blatt Andron & Crossett, PC, is a nationally recognized authority in the field of automotive franchise law and represents thousands of automobile dealerships across the country in all aspects of commercial litigation and buy/sell transactions. He has been instrumental in negotiating the sale of hundreds of dealerships and has achieved national recognition for advocating the mass action litigation model on behalf of franchised automobile dealers. Most notably, Len has successfully implemented the mass litigation model in the following actions: • In a settlement to recover reasonable compensation for warranty parts...
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