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From matrimonial disputes to DWI to real estate matters, Flink Smith is the clear choice to handle your case.

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Latest Case Reviews

Flink Smith Law Helps Defend Rights of Client in Dispute Over Long-term Care Costs

Navigating long-term care for elderly family members is an understandably difficult task for many individuals. At an emotional time when comforting a parent and securing their admission to a quality nursing facility is one’s priority, most people are not especially concerned with their own contractual rights. In trying to ensure quality care, the future resident […]

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The Court Appeals’ Nesmith Decision: Reduced Coverage Implications for Insurance Companies and the Public

By: Christopher Guetti This article focuses on a policy provision, known as the non-cumulation clause, which is present in most policies, but may not be well known to the insureds that buy those polices, and the impact of the recent Nesmith decision by the Court of Appeals in reviewing Allstate’s provision. A non-cumulation clause, also […]

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Is Lead Paint Affecting Your Real Estate Property Tax Assessment? Better make sure you have sustainable proof.

It is rare that you see a case that combines tax assessment, the value of real property and the potential landlord liability issues associated with the presence of lead based paint at the premises. Those two issues came together in the Court of Appeals case of Roth v. City of Syracuse, 21 N.Y.3d 411 (2013). In Roth, […]

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Latest Blog Posts

January 21, 2015

Troopers’ Holiday Traffic Enforcement Period Leads To 3,097 Tickets Issued in Troop B Alone From December 12, 2014 to January 1, 2015

By: James L. Maswick New York State Police from Troop B based in Ray Brook, Essex County, issued 3,097 traffic tickets during a special holiday traffic enforcement period. This included 88 tickets issued for distracted driving, 41 people charged with DWI or DWAI, 24 tickets issued for violations of the “move over” law and 875 […]

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January 21, 2015

Flink Smith’s Real Estate Team Close Purchase of Mixed Use, Previously Foreclosed Property in Nine Days

James Maswick, an attorney who primarily works in our Lake Placid office, along with the Real Estate Team at Flink Smith, including assistants Holli Fredericks and Joanne Morrill-Foss, recently closed on a piece of mixed residential and commercial property on behalf of a client. The client found substantial value in this previously foreclosed property, which […]

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January 21, 2015

Maswick Named Vice President of Tri-Lakes Federal Credit Union

The Tri-Lakes Federal Credit Union recently announced that James Maswick, a board member at the Credit Union, has been elevated to position of Vice President. The Tri-Lakes Federal Credit Union has two branches, in Saranac Lake and Lake Placid, and first opened its doors in 1978. It seeks to serve all Tri-Lakes-area citizens with banking […]

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