Areas of Practice

New York Lawyer | Business Law, Real Estate Transactions, Commercial & Real Estate Litigation, Wills Trusts & Estates, Mechanic's Liens & Personal Injury
New York Lawyer | Contracts, Business Law & Commercial Litigation | Commercial & Residential Real Estate Transactions, Mechanic’s Liens, & Real Estate Litigation | Wills Trusts & Estates | Personal Injury

New York Lawyer

Michael W. Goldstein is a New York lawyer handling many types of transactions, contracts and litigation in the areas of business, real estate, and estates, as well as personal injury cases throughout New York State since 1979. Michael W. Goldstein has substantial experience aggressively and effectively representing business and individual clients.

The following are some examples of the diverse New York legal matters and cases we accept:

Contract Review, Negotiation, & Drafting

•Business Contracts
•Consulting Agreements
•Employment Agreements
•Independent Contractor Agreements
•Business Management Agreements
•Stock Subscription Agreements
•Shareholders’ Agreements
•LLC Operating Agreements
•Confidentiality Agreements
•Non-Compete Agreements with Restrictive Covenants
•Music Industry Contracts

Business and Commercial Law

•Business Law
•Commercial Transactions
•Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, and Partnerships
•Non-Profit Corporations
•Purchase or Sale of a Business

Commercial Litigation

•Lawsuit for Breach of Contract
•Lawsuit for Default on Promissory Note
•Lawsuit to Enforce Personal Guarantee
•Lawsuit to Enforce Legal Rights of Minority Shareholder or Minority Member in LLC
•Actions for Specific Performance of a Contract
•Various Commercial Litigation Cases
•Mediation or Arbitration of Disputes

Real Estate Transactions

•Residential Real Estate Transactions – Buy/Sell House, Land, Condo Unit or Co-op Apartment
•Commercial Real Estate Transactions – Buy/Sell Land, Commercial or Multi-Family Building, Mixed Use Building, Commercial Condo Unit, Commercial Co-op, etc.
•Review, Negotiate & Draft Store Leases, Office Leases, and other Commercial Leases

Real Estate Contract Review, Negotiation, & Drafting

•Renovation Contracts for Residential and Commercial Real Estate
•Contracts Among Co-owners of Jointly Owned Real Estate

Mechanic’s Liens – We Represent Contractors and Subcontractors

•Review Contractor’s or Subcontractor’s Claim for Unpaid Labor & Materials
•File Mechanic’s Lien for Contractor or Subcontractor
•Litigation to Enforce (Foreclose) Mechanic’s Lien

Mechanic’s Liens – We Represent Property Owners

•Review Mechanic’s Lien Filed By Contractor or Subcontractor & Discuss with Property Owner a Strategy for Vacating the Mechanic’s Lien
•Prepare and Serve Documents for Property Owner as Part of a Pre-Litigation Strategy for Vacating the Mechanic’s Lien
•Litigation to Vacate Mechanic’s Lien

Real Estate Litigation

•Lawsuit for Breach of Real Estate Contract
•Lawsuit for Specific Performance of Real Estate Contract
•Lawsuit for Return of Down Payment in Real Estate Contract
•Partition Action to Compel Sale of Jointly Owned Real Estate and Distribution of Sales Proceeds
•Lawsuit to Enforce (Foreclose) Mechanic’s Lien
•Lawsuit to Vacate Mechanic’s Lien

Wills, Trusts, Estate Administration, Estate Probate & Estate Litigation

•Wills and Trusts
•Living Wills and Health Care Proxies
•Power of Attorney
•Estate Administration
•Estate Probate
•Will Contests

Matrimonial Law, Divorce Law, Child Custody, Child Support & Family Law

We work with co-counsel in the following areas of New York Matrimonial Law:

•Divorce
•Separation Agreements
•Contested matrimonial cases
•Child Custody, Child Support & Visitation
•Maintenance (Alimony)
•Equitable Distribution & Other Property Issues

Criminal Law

We work with co-counsel in defending people charged with all types of crimes in New York State, including cases pending in New York State courts and Federal courts.

Personal Injury Law

•Automobile accidents
•Hit & run accidents
•Motor vehicle accidents caused by uninsured or underinsured drivers
•Bus accidents
•Train accidents
•Truck accidents
•Wrongful death/accidental death cases
•Motorcycle accidents
•Bicycle accidents
•Roller blade accidents
•Pedestrian accidents
•Trip and fall injuries
•Slip & fall accidents
•Accidental injuries sustained in stores, restaurants and other businesses
•Personal injuries sustained in apartment buildings, office buildings, and other premises
•Construction site accidents
•Scaffolding accidents
•Falls from ladders, scaffolding or other heights
•Injuries caused by falling objects at a construction site
•Construction site injuries caused by unsafe equipment
•Assaults due to inadequate apartment building security
•Rape or sexual assault resulting from unlocked front doors in an apartment building
•Dog bite injuries caused by unleashed or unrestrained dogs
•Unprovoked attacks by dogs and other animals
•Injuries to children caused by unsafe playground equipment, inadequate supervision at school or camp, etc.

We also work with co-counsel in the following types of New York accidental injury cases:
•Boating accidents
•Cruise ship accidental injuries
•Ferry accidents causing injuries
•Jones Act Injuries
•Airplane crashes
•Helicopter accidents
•Police brutality
•Unlawful arrest
•Wrongful imprisonment
•Accidental injuries caused by defective products
•Serious injuries sustained by nursing home patients due to neglect, improper care or abuse by the nursing home employees.
•Employment discrimination based on race, ethnicity, sex or age
•Sexual harassment at the workplace

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New York Lawyer Disclaimer

The New York commercial, real estate and litigation information, and NY business law, NY contract law, and NY wills, trusts and estates information, as well as motor vehicle accident, product liability, accident, construction site accident, premises liability, birth injury, accidental death, wrongful death, negligence or other New York legal information contained in this website is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor to create an attorney-client relationship or lawyer-client relationship. We recommend that you discuss your business law, commercial law, real estate law, contract negotiation, wills, trusts or estates matter, or personal injury case, with a New York lawyer or New York attorney promptly.

New York Business, Real Estate, and Litigation Lawyer Disclaimer

Law Offices of Michael W. Goldstein is a New York commercial, business, and real estate transactions law firm, and New York commercial, business and real estate litigation law firm. We draft and negotiate business contracts, and represent clients in commercial transactions and real estate transactions.  We also file mechanic’s liens, enforce mechanic’s liens, and vacate mechanic’s liens. We represent clients in transactions and litigation throughout New York State (including New York City, Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island, Nassau County, Suffolk County, Westchester County, Rockland County and upstate New York.)

This website is not intended to solicit clients for commercial law, commercial litigation, real estate contracts, real estate transactions, or real estate litigation, or any other legal matter outside of New York State.  However, we do represent individual and business clients who live outside of New York State, or whose business is located outside of New York State, who are engaged in a New York State commercial or real estate transaction, or New York State commercial or real estate litigation.

New York Wills, Trusts and Estates Lawyer Disclaimer

We provide legal services for New York wills, trusts and estates, NY estate probate, and NY estate administration involving New York residents or New York decedents.  Although we do not administer or probate estates outside New York State, we do represent clients for ancillary probate, and ancillary estate administration for New York assets owned by a non-resident decedent.

New York Litigation Lawyer Disclaimer

We provide legal services for New York residents, as well as non-residents in disputes and other legal matters that involve New York law, or that may be litigated in the courts of New York State, and disputes that may be arbitrated or mediated in an Alternative Dispute Resolution forum in New York State.

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Disclaimer

The New York personal injury, accidental injury, serious accident, or other personal injury legal information contained in this website is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor to create an attorney-client relationship or lawyer-client relationship. We recommend that you discuss your accident case with a New York Accident Lawyer promptly, since there are strict time limitations that apply to New York accident cases. This website is not intended to solicit clients for personal injury cases outside of New York State. However, we do represent accident victims who live outside of New York, who sustained fractures or other serious injuries in a motor vehicle accident, hit & run accident, uninsured motorist collision, under-insured motorist collision, motorcycle accident, pedestrian injury, bicycle accident, roller blade accident, in-line skating accident, premises accident, trip & fall injury, construction site injury, or on the job injury that occurred in New York State, as well as fatal injuries or wrongful death caused by a NY accident. We represent personal injury accident victims who have sustained serious injuries in accidents that occurred in New York City, Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island, Nassau County, Suffolk County, Westchester County, Rockland County and upstate New York.

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New York Lawyer | Contracts, Business Law & Commercial Litigation | Commercial & Residential Real Estate Transactions, Mechanic’s Liens, & Real Estate Litigation | Wills Trusts & Estates | Personal Injury

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