Thank You! to Those on the Front Line of the COVID-19 Crisis

Thank you to health care workers, police officers, firefighters, truck drivers, grocery store workers and many other individuals during this time who continue to work so bravely without giving a second thought to their own well-being.  It is thanks to their sacrifices that we continue to have a functioning society.  A big thank you to the neighbors, […]

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Firm Update on COVID-19

To our Clients, Business Associates and Friends, During difficult times, we’re reminded of the things that are most important in life: family, friends, and relationships. We, like you, have been closely following the quickly changing circumstances around COVID-19.  Our main concern is the health and safety of everyone as we continue to provide you with […]

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An Update from Our Firm Regarding COVID-19

During this time of uncertainty and concern for one’s own safety and health and that of loved ones and the public at large, Gibbons | Neuman wants you to know that we are taking this crisis seriously.  We have implemented virus safety/cleaning protocol for our staff as to changes to our standard practices.  We are […]

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Property Disputes- Partition

How do I settle my dispute regarding jointly owned real property? Often, two or more persons will buy a piece of investment property with high hopes of collecting rent, paying off the mortgage and providing an income stream. In many instances, disputes arise regarding maintenance, improvements, collection of rent, etc. When these disputes become irreconcilable, […]

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Mediation Tip- Managing Client Expectations:

When I serve in my role as mediator, I typically have private sessions with the clients and their attorneys before the general session. When I discuss compromise and the reasons why it makes sense, I sometimes see quizzical or even angry looks on the faces of the parties. This tells me that the client has […]

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The New ”SECURE Act” Changes Rules on Retirement Savings

In December, 2019, the President signed into law the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act which took effect on January 1, 2020.  This law has made significant changes in some of the retirement account rules which previously existed. Some of the changes include delaying the date on which a person must begin […]

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Neighbors, Fences, and Adverse Possession

Over seven (7) years ago, I installed a fence that is on a portion of my neighbor’s yard. Is it now my property?   We have been asked this and similar questions regarding adverse possession and boundary disputes. There typically is not an easy answer. There are specific requirements for claiming ownership of another’s property […]

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