From time to time most people are going to need the services of attorney. Whether its for drafting a will, the sale of a home, a landlord/tenant dispute, a personal injury case, or debt defense and collection. However, too many people put off contacting an attorney because they don't want to take the time out of their day to sit in a lawyer's waiting room for a meeting. Lefkowicz & Gottfried can eliminate this problems for you with our electronic law office. Many legal matters can be handled almost entirely over the Internet at your convenience.
Lefkowicz & Gottfried, LLP attorneys have years of experience with most every legal matter that you may face. Let us help you effectively and affordably handle every legal issue from the most common to the most complex.
Nobody plans for divorce, but our compassionate and experienced attorneys can help you make it through a very trying time. Our attorneys are ideally suited to help your navigate the dissolution of your marriage whether it is uncontested or contested.
As of October 12, 2010 in New York you may no longer require “grounds” for your divorce. If your marriage has “broken down irretrievably” for a period of at least six months (in some states the common term is “irreconcilable differences”) you may be entitled to a “no-fault” divorce.” We can help you determine the best way to proceed.
Matrimonial/Family Law Matters
No matter how complex your legal matter, you deserve an attorney that will listen to you and offer you the personal attention that you deserve. We are committed to helping mothers, fathers, children and extended family with legal issues relating to:
- Pre-Nuptial Agreements
- Post-Nuptial Agreements
- Spousal Maintenance
- Child Support
- Child Custody
- Division of Assets
- Name Change
- Any other Family Law related issues
If you’re overwhelmed with debt, facing foreclosure or are in need of financial counseling, our attorneys can review your financial situation and find various ways to alleviate your burdens. Bankruptcy is a federal court process that can be used to eliminate or repay the debts of an individual under the protection of the Bankruptcy Court. If it is determined that filing for protection under the Bankruptcy laws is the best choice for you, Lefkowicz & Gottfried can help. We can also discuss ways to help you avoid Bankruptcy.
Real Estate Purchases/Sales/Refinances
Buying a home can be one of the most exciting yet stressful times of your life. A home purchase is usually the largest purchase you will ever make. The lawyers at Lefkowicz & Gottfried can show you how to avoid common mistakes and make the closing process as simple and stress-free as possible.
The sale of your home can also be a trying experience. If you don't have the proper legal counsel you can make mistakes that can cause a lost sale or make you responsible for unforeseen problems. Let us guide you through the entire process and help make your sale as painless as possible.
Whether you’ve chosen to refinance your home to reduce your mortgage, consolidate debt, or for any other reason, our experienced attorneys are here to help you.
A Loan Modification is when the bank allows a change in the terms of your existing mortgage. The purpose of a modification is to significantly lower your monthly payments, for either a temporary or permanent period of time and make your home more affordable. We can help you decide if a loan modification is the right choice for you
A properly drafted Will is the best way to ensure that your lifetime of hard work is not lost when you pass on. Lefkowicz & Gottfried offers patient and understanding legal advice when planning for your future. Our attorneys can explain the intricacies of the law and ensure that your wishes are carried out.
We’re prepared to help you understand the law behind Living Wills, Health Care Proxies and Trusts. Contact us and we would be happy to arrange an appointment to discuss all of your options.
Debt Defense/Collection Matters
Whether you have a problem with non-payment of a debt or are owed money from another individual, Lefkowicz & Gottfried can provide you with an attorney that can help you protect your rights. Don't be victimized by creditors. Let us show you the best way to get your financial affairs back in order.
Before you start, sell or buy a business, hire a home improvement contractor, or even sign an employment agreement at work, speak with a Lefkowicz & Gottfried, LLP attorney. We can help you manage your risk and are experienced with many types of contracts. No matter whether it's a contract for sale of goods, an employment contract between you and a prospective employer, an independent contractor agreement, or any other legal agreement. Lefkowicz & Gottfried attorneys can help you negotiate the best terms and show you how to avoid potential problems down the road.
Whether you own property and are having tenant problems, facing eviction or are not being treated fairly by your landlord, Lefkowicz & Gottfried can guide you through what can be a frustrating process. Let us explain your rights and show you how to best proceed.