Maizes & Maizes, LLP
attorneys at law
Here are a few areas of our practice. Even if your particular interest or need is not listed here, call or email us because we work closely with affiliated law firms* who can help.
Litigation, Arbitrations & Appeals
We are equally comfortable representing plaintiffs or defendants. We regularly appear in State Court, Federal Court, and other courts in New York, New Jersey and Florida. We have appeared in other Courts throughout the Country on a pro hac vice basis, and in connection with Arbitration and Mediation hearings. No case is too large or complex, and no case is too simple or small--we handle them all. Our results include multi-million dollar verdicts for plaintiffs, and verdicts of zero in favor of defendants. We also have extensive experience in handling appeals in all Courts.
Estates and Trusts
Whether it is a simple will, or a complex living trust and estate plan, we can handle it for you--quickly, efficiently, and in a cost effective manner. We work closely with appraisers and tax professionals to get you the best result. We understand your needs, and take into consideration all aspects of your personal situtation to tailor your personal plan. We can come to you, and prepare and execute your will in your own home. Besides planning estates, we are active in Surrogate's Courts to probate or administer estates, and to resolve disputes that may arise either via diplomacy or if necessary, litigation.
Labor Law & Construction Law
We have conducted, to conclusion and verdict, many complex Personal Injury and Labor litigation matters including wrongful death, catastrophic injury, premises liability, scaffold and roofing matters. We represent, with equal success, claimants and respondents. We also do mediations. Where necessary, we have prosecuted declaratory judgment actions against insurance carriers who our clients believe have wrongfully disclaimed coverage. Our services continue after verdict and include appeals.
Let us handle the sale or purchase of your property. We are equally versed and experienced for buyers and sellers, owners and tenants, coops and condos, lenders and borrowers. We are the choice of brokers on sales, as we quickly and efficiently generate contracts of sale. For buyers, we promptly review contracts and prepare appropriate riders to protect our clients' interests. Concerning protecting clients' interests, we are capable in litigation concerning specific performance, partition, foreclosure, constructive trusts, declaratory relief and other real estate matters.
Corporate, LLC, etc.
We are here to help you form a legal entity that suits your needs. Perhaps it is a corporation, a LLC, a partnership? We assist in not only the formation, but in preparing operating agreements, ensuring compliance with corporate formality requirements, obtaining EIN numbers, generating option agreements, and integrating your asset ownership needs with appropriate estate planning.
We represent industry leaders and intellectual property owners in connection with their licensing and monetization of their products. Whether it is syndication or re-purposing of existing produced shows or movies, or ensuring that a new production or idea is adequately protected, we can help. In addition, we provide full litigation support in most entertainment related matters.
* We can refer you to attorneys who handle such matters as Bankruptcy; Foreclosure workouts and loan modifications; Landlord & Tenant/Housing matters; Family Law matters; soft-tissue and slip and falll personal injury cases; Custody, child support, visitation, contested divorce, contempt matters; and debt collection cases.