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Posted: March 21, 2020

New York Tolls Statue of Limitations for 30 Days

On March 20, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an Executive Order tolling statutes of limitations and certain other deadlines through April 19, 2020. With respect to tolling, the order provides that: any specific time limit for the commencement, filing, or service of any legal action, notice, motion, or other process or proceeding, as... Read more »

Posted: March 21, 2020

Conflict Not Disqualifying When Prior Representation Unrelated to Current One

On March 4, 2020, Justice Emerson of the Suffolk County Commercial Division issued a decision in Shoreham Hills, LLC v. Sagaponack Dream House, LLC, 2020 NY Slip Op. 50326(U), holding that a conflict was not disqualifying when the prior representation was unrelated to the current representation, explaining: The plaintiffs seeks disqualification of the defendants’ attorney,... Read more »