IN RE: VILLAGE SQUARE OF PENNA – FindLaw

Even if the proof at trial establishes that the subject property is over-assessed, a petitioner’s reduction in it’s assessed value is limited to what is set forth in its Article 7 Petition under RPTL 720(1).

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As a benefit of membership in NYSBA, members receive free and unlimited access to the following libraries through Fastcase:  N.Y. Court of Appeals, Appellate Division decisions, Miscellaneous decisions, N.Y. Consolidated Laws, N.Y.C.R.R., N.Y.S. Constitution, U.S. Code, 2d Circuit decisions, and Supreme Court decisions.


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Already familiar with basic legal research? Now it’s time for the master class. Fastcase CEO Ed Walters will teach you advanced legal research using Fastcase, the NYSBA’s free legal research member benefit. 

This session will help you find answers that traditional legal research would miss, using 4D visual maps of results, citation analysis, and legal research safety nets like Forecite. It will cover statutory research and free mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android, and how to sync these apps with your NYSBA subscription to Fastcase. 

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How Lawyers Use Dropbox–Legal Productivity

By Tim Baran

Dropbox is an online storage vault for your files that syncs with a designated folder on your computer and across mobile devices. It’s increasingly popular with lawyers as the 2014 ABA Legal Technology Survey Report indicates, with 65.3% of lawyers downloading Dropbox in 2014, up from only 15.2% the prior year.

Here are stories from lawyers who use Dropbox.

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Pocket

https://getpocket.com

When you see something you’d like to read, but you don’t have time at the moment, put it in Pocket and read it later. This is the simple, but powerful notion behind this helpful app. Once select items are placed in Pocket, there is no need for an Internet connection – a great feature for daily commuters or others who find themselves at various times throughout the day without an Internet connection. Items (articles, videos, etc.) can be added via email, web browser, or a handful of other apps, such as Twitter, Flipboard, or Pulse. Compatible with all operating systems.

From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout 1994-2015. https://www.scout.wisc.edu

The Solo Lawyer’s Guide to Tax Deductions–Lawyerist

by Steven Chung on February 5th, 2015

Tax season is just around the corner and tax professionals will be asked numerous variations on the question “is __________ tax deductible?”

Over the years, I have heard poker chips, underwear, breast implants, and animal waste. When calculating taxable self-employment income as a solo practitioner, you are allowed to deduct a wide range of expenses from gross revenue so long as they are business related. However, there are some basic rules and limitations.

Read more about them here.

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