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Michael David Siegel

Michael David Siegel

Siegel & Siegel, P.C.
  • Business Law, Bankruptcy, Real Estate Law ...
  • New Jersey, New York
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate Law
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Probate
  • Education Law
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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New York
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner and Partner
Siegel & Siegel, P.C.
- Current
McCarter & English LLP
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP
University of Chicago
J.D. (1990) | Law
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Columbia University
M.A. (1987) | Political Science
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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
B.A. (1986) | Political Science and History
Honors: Summa Cum Laude Martha Barrett Prize for highest GPA in History
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Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 2372258
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Legal Answers
2034 Questions Answered

Q. Wife has a business, opened in March. Roof leaks whenever it rains. What rights do she have against landlord?
A: A leaking roof violates the warranty of habitability. She can stop paying rent. However, the landlord is not responsible for lost business, etc., just the rent. Call the town to issue a violation.
Q. I am both non-domiciled and a non-resident of CT but wish to make a will applying CT law. Is this possible ?
A: I am not aware of any CT law that is unique in estate planning the way corporations use Delaware law for certain purposes. As you have not stated your purpose, no one could answer your question. The short answer is a will is probated in the court where you reside when you die. So, if you are a New York resident, your CT will still gets probated in NY.
Q. In NYC, Signed agreement with a company without reading everything. Owner info they wrote is incorrect. Can we void?
A: If something was written after you signed, that can be challenged. Claiming you did not read something before you signed is not a defense.
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New York, NY 10119
Telephone: (212) 721-5300
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