Grant, Riffkin & Strauss, P.C. is a civil practice law firm that provides legal counsel and litigation services to clients across a broad range of practice areas. Founded as Alan H. Grant, P.C., we have grown over the years to a team of six lawyers and several legal assistants. Our boutique size allows us to build close client relationships, and provide solutions that are tailored to each individual client.
We adhere to the highest principles of the law as we work hand in hand with you to help achieve your goals, whether advising you on a business transaction or litigating on your behalf. We provide value in our services and direct communication unmatched in larger firms. Our goal is to build the trust and provide the services that make us your lawyers- the firm you go to for all your legal needs. If we are unable to handle your matter, we will refer you to an attorney we know and trust that specializes in that area of law.
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Whatever the stage of your business endeavor, Grant Riffkin & Strauss will provide expert advice. When starting a new business or incorporating, we can help you select the right business structure and provide you will all the necessary documents to protect yourself and your business. Our team can help draft and review various documents including operating, shareholder, and partnership agreements, contracts and leases. If you are selling or expanding your business we can help you draft the proper documents or perform due diligence. And if you expect a lawsuit, you’ll want experience on your side.
We are attorneys familiar with all facets of real estate law. We can help with the purchase and sale of a home, co-op, condominium and/or commercial property. The legal aspects of contracts, title insurance and financing change regularly, and we provide legal counsel to ensure that you understand the many legal exposures presented throughout the process. We also provide legal assistance in real estate matters that may arise after a purchase or sale, such as property line disputes, adverse possession, easements, riparian rights, failure to disclose and fraud claims.
Planning your estate is a proactive and necessary step in ensuring you and your loved ones are protected and your wishes are followed. An estate plan is more than just a Will. It includes important powers of attorney and health care directives that ensure you are cared for in the event of illness or incapacity. It includes advice and planning for non probate assets, succession planning for businesses, property transfers, and more depending on your personal situation. We listen to you, we discuss all your concerns and goals, and create a plan tailored to you. Download our planning worksheet here to get started.
PROBATE & TRUST ADMINISTRATION
After a loved one passes, there remains the often burdensome or confusing responsibility of administering their estate or trust. Assets must be located, and valued. Debts must be assessed and paid. Taxes must be filed. And ultimately, the estate must be distributed. We advise Personal Representatives, Trustees, and other interested parties on this process, becoming as involved as the client desires. We may manage the entire process and complete all required court filings, or we may guide you through completing these items yourself.
We believe in compassionate and cooperative representation when it comes to the sensitive and emotional area of family law. Whether you want to draft a prenuptial agreement, negotiate a separation or child custody agreement, file for divorce, or obtain a guardianship over an individual who can no longer make his or her own financial or health related decisions, we are here to guide you or zealously represent your interests when necessary. We are non-judgmental, caring, and devoted to the best interests of our clients and their families.
Whether you have been injured in an accident, on a property, or at a business, our team will fight hard to get you compensated for your injuries. We are well versed in negotiating with insurance companies, obtaining fair and reasonable settlements, and litigating in order to achieve the best results for you.
Whether you own commercial or residential property, our team is able to provide you with legal guidance on lease drafting, negotiation, and review, failure to pay rent suits, and eviction proceedings. If you are a tenant, we are able to advise you of your rights and assist you with any disputes with your landlord, such as failure to make repairs or maintain the property, landlord harassment and illegal fees. We will represent you in court in order to enforce your rights.
Whether you are a large business or a single member LLC, your profits depend on being able to collect for your products and services. We are able to assist you in preventative measures, such a drafting a clear collection policy to cover contracts, customers, credit applications and billing. Our team is also well versed in drafting demand letters, interpreting contracts, and representing you in court to recover the full amount you and your business are owed.
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