Real Estate Matters | Lawyer for Individuals and Families in Syracuse, New York


Whether it’s your primary residence, a second home, commercial property to house your business or an investment property, buying or selling real estate is a large financial and complex legal commitment that can have permanent consequences. Our knowledgeable attorneys can guide you through each step of the process in order to help you make better decisions and reduce the risk and stress involved.  Having one of the experienced attorneys at Sugarman Law Firm involved in your real estate transaction from the beginning can help you avoid the headaches and negative financial consequences that can result from an ill-advised deal.

 

Services we provide include:

 

  • Real Property Tax Grievance and Certiorari Matters

  • Representation of Commercial Buyers

  • Representation of Commercial Sellers

  • Representation of Individual Buyers (Residential Property)

  • Representation of Mortgage Lenders

  • Zoning Matters

  • Litigation Related to Real Property

  • Mortgage Foreclosure Actions


 

Legal Services for Individuals and Families in New York State

Arbitration

Family related disputes are common. When disputes cannot be resolved through negotiation litigation is sometimes necessary. However, in certain circumstances arbitration is an advisable alternative to a lawsuit.

Elder Law and Medicaid Practice

The Elder Law & Medicaid Practice Group counsels clients regarding the options available for long-term care and advocates on behalf of clients to make sure they receive the maximum benefits legally allowed by government entitlement programs such as Medicaid.

Estate Administration

Upon the death of a client or the termination of a client's trust, our dedicated and experienced paralegals work under an attorney's supervision to prepare the legal documents necessary to settle the estate and carry out our client's wishes. The expertise of our staff allows us to charge a fair and reasonable fee to administer estates and trusts - no matter how complex they may be.

Estate Litigation

In addition to many years experience with estate planning and estate administration, our group's attorneys have a well-deserved reputation in the community as experienced and excellent litigators in contested estate matters. This expertise makes us uniquely qualified to counsel clients regarding how to avoid litigation and to protect our clients' estate plans when they are the subject of legal proceedings.

Estate Planning

A primary focus of the Estate Planning Group is to help our clients achieve their estate planning goals and to prepare the legal documents required to implement our clients' objectives. We prepare wills, medical advance directives such as health care proxies and living wills, powers of attorney, shareholder agreements, prenuptial agreements, and both testamentary and living trusts.

Mediation

Lawsuits can be messy, hostile, costly and unpredictable. By submitting a dispute to the Court for resolution the parties are leaving the decision in the hands of a third-party. mediation can be a useful tool for settling a wide-range of disputes.

Personal Injury

If you or loved one has been injured our attorneys are ready to handle your personal injury, worker's compensation, or social security disability claim.

Real Estate

Having one of the experienced attorneys at Sugarman Law Firm involved in your real estate transaction from the beginning can help you avoid the headaches and negative financial consequences that can result from an ill-advised deal.