COVID-19: News, Municipal and Court Updates

Joan Morgan McGivern
Dec. 21, 2020
To gain expert advice on how force majeure and impossibility or impracticality to perform impact commercial leases as a result of COVID-19, John A. Viteritti, of, spoke with Joan Morgan McGivern, of Counsel with the firm. Learn More
Nov. 22, 2020
PUBLIC NOTICE LL # 7 of 2020 Waterfront Moratorium[2]   PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Board of Trustees of the Village of Sagaponack on the 16th day of November, 2020 adopted the following Local Law: LOCAL LAW NO. 4 OF 2020 A LOCAL LAW ENACTING VILLAGE CODE § 30-15(F) BE IT ENACTED BY THE BOARD […]
May. 2, 2020
    By: Jennifer Nigro, Esq.   As of Monday, May 4th, the Appellate Divisions will permit new notices of appeal to be filed either electronically through NYSCEF. The First and Second departments have their own current rules and procedures regarding deadlines and submissions as follows:   The First Department (which covers cases in Manhattan […]
Apr. 28, 2020
On April 24th, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.23 (EO 202.23) which, among other things, (a) addresses absentee ballots for primary or special elections to be held on June 23, 2020, and (b) addresses the authority of the Commissioner of Health to suspend or revoke operating certificates of skilled nursing facilities: EO 202.23 – Through […]
Apr. 23, 2020
By, Katerina Grinko, Esq. PROCLAMATION SUSPENDING ENTRY OF CERTAIN FOREIGNERS INTO THE U.S. On Wednesday, April 22, 2020 President Trump signed a Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk to the U. S. Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the COVID-19 Outbreak. The highly anticipated President’s order suspends certain foreigners’ ability to enter […]
Christopher D Kelley - Twomey Latham Attorney - Suffolk County, Long Island NY
Apr. 22, 2020
Christopher Kelley, Senior Partner, Twomey, Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin & Quartararo, LLP, says the coronavirus pandemic has had a tremendous impact on all aspects of the real estate market — from sales to closings to mortgage payments. One way the real estate industry has changed, Mr. Kelley says, is how showings and open houses are […]
Apr. 21, 2020
By Jennifer Nigro, Esq. Three new executive orders from Governor Cuomo as of April 20, 2020   Labor and Public Health – Executive Order 202.19 Labor law – NYS Warn Act – suspended to delay the issuing of a notice required from businesses that receive federal Paycheck Protection Program funding who then subsequently rehire employees, as […]
Apr. 17, 2020
By: Christopher Kelley, Esq. The COVID-19 emergency has created a number of unique issues in the Real Estate industry from sales and rental transactions to closings and even payment of rent and mortgage payments. At this time we summarize what information we have and how the industry, particularly on the East End, has been affected […]
Apr. 17, 2020
By Jennifer P. Nigro, Esq. New York On Pause has been extended through May 15, 2020. On April 16, 2020, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order Number 202-18 (EO 202.18), which further extends the Governor’s March 7, 2020 Executive Order 202, and its subsequent extensions including: Executive Order 202.8 (EO 202.8), which tolled statutes of limitations […]
Apr. 15, 2020
By Kathryn Dalli, Esq.   First Department With respect to deadlines to file briefs in the Appellate Division: First Department, the Court has advised that, in accordance with Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order of April 7, 2020 (E.O. 202.14), respondent and reply briefs that were due for the May and June Terms should be filed no […]
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