Video Conferencing & Telephone Legal Advice

By order of Governor Andrew Cuomo, beginning 3-22-2020, all non-essential businesses in New York state must close their physical offices in response to the rapid rate of positive reported cases of COVID-19 in New York State.

However, we are still open and available to serve your legal needs by phone or video conference.

The following services are available:

  • Wills
  • Health Care Proxies
  • Power of Attorney
  • All Criminal Defense and Traffic Matters
  • Real Estate Matters
  • Contracts and Contract Review

I remain available by phone and can ZOOM conference with any current or potential client regarding any legal matter.  All communications will continue to remain confidential.  If you wish to schedule a ZOOM conference with me, please email me at aljesq@frontiernet.net or call me at (845) 355-3922.

“No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main… any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind. And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.” – John Dunne

May all of you and your loved ones be safe and well.

Alan L. Joseph, Esq.

aljesq@frontiernet.net

(845) 294-1100

(845) 355-3922 : Best contact number during this pandemic

EXECUTIVE ORDER 202.6

(as it applies to Legal/Real Estate Services)

Updated 4-9-2020

By order of Governor Andrew Cuomo, beginning 3-22-2020, all non-essential businesses in New York state must close their physical offices in response to the rapid rate of positive reported cases of COVID-19 in New York State.

14. Professional services with extensive restrictions

  • Lawyers may continue to perform all work necessary for any service so long as it is performed remotely.  Any in-person work presence shall be limited to work only in support of essential businesses or services; however, even work in support of an essential business or service should be conducted as remotely as possible.
  • Real estate services shall be conducted remotely for all transactions, including but not limited to title searches, appraisals, permitting, inspections, and the recordation, legal, financial and other services necessary to complete a transfer of real property; provided, however, that any services and parts therein may be conducted in-person only to the extent legally necessary and in accordance with appropriate social distancing and cleaning/disinfecting protocols; and nothing within this provision should be construed to allow brokerage and branch offices to remain open to the general public (i.e. not clients).