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Peter Klose

Peter Klose

Klose & Associates
  • Appeals & Appellate, Business Law, Consumer Law ...
  • New York
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Summary

Klose & Associates offers various legal services to individuals and businesses, including business entity formation, contract preparation and negotiation, litigation, buying and selling personal and business assets, and wills and estate matters. Our clients have sought representation for business, environmental, insurance, intellectual property trademark and copyright), personal injury, professional malpractice (accountant, legal, medical), real estate and probate or estate matters.

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Business Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Intellectual Property
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trademarks
  • Workers' Compensation
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Negotiable and Flexible Retainer Agreements
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Klose & Associates
Current
Education
New England Law | Boston
J.D.
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Cornell University
B.S.
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Professional Associations
Nyack Planning Board
Chairman
Current
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River Rowing Association
Director, Secretary
Current
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Nyack Chamber of Commerce
Member
Current
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Rockland Business Association
Member
Current
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New York State Bar  # 2586691
Member
- Current
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Certifications
"Masters Degree" in Rockland County
Leadership Rockland, Inc.
Legal Answers
18 Questions Answered

Q. Can I force refinance of mortgage, without divorce decree?
A: I don't do matrimonial law, but I don't understand how you could be "divorced" without a Judgment of Divorce and Decree that adjudicates the sale of the house. You should be enforcing your rights through the divorce decree. Go to the attorneys and start an action to enforce the agreement.
Q. closing was cancelled due to condition of house
A: I am sorry your deal did not occur. Although it is difficult to tell from your post, it sounds as though you were the "buyer" of real property in New York. As your attorney likely told you, New York is a caveat emptor (buyer beware) state. That means, between you, your inspectors, your title company, your attorney, and your other "advisers" you MUST find out whether the house is marketable, safe, comes in the condition you expected, and has the correct municipal approvals. If it does not, and you are permitted to cancel the deal (either before contract, or after), then you must pay your advisers, inspectors, title companies, radon testers, etc. You hired them to do a job, you have an obligation (contractually) to pay for the expenses you incurred trying to find out about the condition of the house. Indeed, short of fraud by the Seller, you can't even sue the seller for your costs to inspect and purchase the house.
Q. I’m sued for leaving a bad review on Better Business Bureau for bad customer service
A: You should hire a lawyer to defend you from any such litigation (you say you are "sued"). You should not default in any litigation.
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Contact & Map
Klose & Associates
Rockland County
99 Main St
#206
Nyack, NY 10960
Telephone: (845) 727-7727
Fax: (845) 622-5200
Klose & Associates
Red Hook, NY, USA
Telephone: (845) 758-8871
Fax: (845) 622-5200
Klose & Associates
White Plains, NY, USA
Telephone: (914) 948-1008
Fax: (845) 622-5200