Things To Do Before You Build a Fence Around Your Property.


This Findlaw article offers some valuable tips before taking on the expense of putting up a fence. A fence around your property can serve a range of purposes: marking your property line, keeping trespassers out, and/or providing privacy for your family. However, a fence can also be the source of a potential dispute with your … More Things To Do Before You Build a Fence Around Your Property.

Enforcing HOA Rules Against a Neighbor


When your neighbor gets on your last nerve, you may be able to turn to you homeowners’ association (HOA) for help. HOAs are set up to enforce certain standards for their members under the covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CC&Rs) that legally bind each member. And that includes your aggravating neighbor. So here’s a general overview … More Enforcing HOA Rules Against a Neighbor

What Happens to Your Facebook Account When You Die?


This Wall Street Journal Article discusses the choices now available for your Facebook account when you die. You can finally decide what happens to your Facebook account when you die. In a change of heart, the world’s most popular social network will begin allowing its members to designate someone—what they call a “legacy contact”—to manage … More What Happens to Your Facebook Account When You Die?

Residential Leases Now Require Sprinklers


Effective December 3, 2014, all residential leases in New York State now require a notice to residential tenants about the presence of absence of sprinkler systems in the “leased premises.” The new law, however, while defining what a sprinkler system is, does not define what a “lease” is or what “premises” are. The law is … More Residential Leases Now Require Sprinklers