Lindsay E. Mesh Named a 30 Under 30 by the Long Island Business News

Uniondale, NY, September 13, 2018 — Associate Lindsay Mesh of Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP has been selected by the Long Island Business News for the 30 under 30 Award Class of 2018.  She was recognized for her contributions to the Long Island community through public service and her business accomplishments. Lindsay E. Mesh concentrates her practice in the areas of real estate finance, banking, foreclosures,…

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Dan Deegan Quoted in Newsday For His Successful Representation of Client the NDP Group

Dan Deegan Was Quoted in Newsday For His Successful Representation of Client the NDP Group in the article, "NPD Wins Deal for $20M Plan." The NPD Group is a global retail and consumer analytics firm. The company submitted a $20M proposal to the IDA for a proposed renovation project and was granted another 10 years in tax breaks in hopes of preserving the company’s current…

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WHO’s WHO: Women in Professional Services

Mary E. Mongioi is a partner at Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP in Uniondale. Mongioi concentrates her practice in the tax, trusts and estates department, where she offers clients years of experience in the handling of litigated estate matters as well as in civil litigation, appellate practice, and real estate. Mongioi also has significant experience handling the foreclosure of mortgages and other liens held by major…

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Selling Tobacco: Avoiding the Pitfalls that Lead to License Revocation

New York State takes regulating the tobacco industry seriously. There are several regulations that address the sale of tobacco. Violators are subject to fines and penalties. In, "Selling Tobacco - Avoiding the Pitfalls that Lead to License Revocation," Jessica A. Leis provides businesses who sell these products with five tips to avoid license suspension or revocation. Reprinted with permission from Chris Daniello, Executive Director of the…

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The Non-Citizen Resident Spouse

There are special estate and gift tax rules when the potential beneficiary is a non-citizen resident of the United States. This commentary will highlight some of the estate and gift tax provisions of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) as they apply to property to be inherited or gifted to a United States citizen spouse as compared to a non-citizen spouse who is a resident of…

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The Digital Footprint After Death: Who Wears the Shoes?

Hon. Peter B. Skelos (Ret.) co-authored, The Digital Footprint After Death - Who Wears the Shoes," with Lesli P. Hiller and Robert M. Harper. Reprinted with permission from: Trusts and Estates Law Section Newsletter, Summer 2018, Vol. 51, No. 2, published by the New York State Bar Association, One Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207.

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Evolution of the Labor Law: A View From the Bench

Hon. Peter B. Skelos (Ret.) wrote and revised Ch 07 - Evolution of the Labor Law, A View From the Bench, which was published in the book, "Construction Site Personal Injury Litigation" (2nd Edition, 2018 Revision). Reprinted with permission from: Construction Site Personal Injury Litigation, Second Edition published by the New York State Bar Association, One Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207.

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OWNERS BEWARE: PAYMENT BONDS MUST BE FILED WITH COUNTY CLERK

  OWNERS BEWARE: PAYMENT BONDS MUST BE FILED WITH COUNTY CLERK Either at its own election, or because a construction lender requires it, many owners of construction projects require their general contractor to issue a labor and material payment bond, which essentially serves to guarantee prompt payment to those who supply labor, material and equipment to the project.  But the mere tendering to the owner…

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Company Accused in the Press of Toxic Dumping Asks Court for a Declaration that is Not Responsible: Court Says there is no Such Claim

Plaintiffs were accused by public officials of toxic dumping.  As a result, the local newspaper published a series of articles with headlines accusing plaintiffs of dumping.  The accusations were also discussed on local television and on news radio.  In response, plaintiffs commenced an action seeking, among other relief, a Declaratory Judgment stating that they were not responsible.   Daytree at Cortland Square v Walsh, 2018 WL…

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