Client Memos

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to advise you that, on December 15, 2020, Governor Cuomo signed into law long-awaited changes to the State’s Power of Attorney (POA) law. The new law (A.5630-A/S.3923-A), which takes effect on June 13, 2021, creates a presumption in favor of...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to advise you that, due to the expected continuation of both travel-related cases and community contact transmission of COVID-19, the Governor has issued Executive Order 202.79, permitting public and non-public schools located within geographic areas designated by the Department of...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to advise you that the NYS Commissioner of Education has issued a new uniform record retention and disposition schedule that must be adopted by all local governments, including cities, towns, villages, fire districts, counties, school districts, BOCES, teacher resource and...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to inform you that Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently signed legislation declaring that June 19, known as Juneteenth, is now a New York State public holiday. According to the legislation’s sponsor, June 19 “acknowledge[s] and reflect[s] on a day that...

KEEPING YOU INFORMED… With Election Day less than a month away, we are writing to remind you of the paid time off and posting requirements set forth in Election Law Section 3-110 (“the Law”).As we advised in our April 8, 2020 client memorandum, the amendments to...