Welcome....I'd like to take a few moments to introduce myself. My name is Bob Friedman.
Attorney Mike Ranzenhofer and I are the managing partners of the Buffalo law firm of Friedman & Ranzenhofer, P.C.
We've been helping Buffalo area residents since 1955 when my father started this firm. So it's very likely that we've had the chance to assist one of your friends or family members with their legal issues over the years.
Now we have seven law offices. They are located in Akron, Batavia, Buffalo, West Seneca, the Clarence - Williamsville area, Niagara Falls and Rochester, New York. So, if you're needing legal help from experienced Buffalo Attorneys, there's no doubt we have a location near you. If not, we make hospital and house calls. If you're curious, here's more information about our 7 Buffalo Area Law offices.
Michael and I have 58 years of combined experience. Therefore, we're one of the few Buffalo Lawyers that can help you with a wide variety of legal skills needed today. And if you should have a legal issue we can't help you with, I will do whatever is necessary to put you in-touch with the best attorneys in Buffalo to help with your legal issue. All you have to do is call me at 716 542 5444. If you live outside the 716 area code, please use our toll-free number 800-729-4571.
Buffalo NY Attorneys Practice Areas
Just below, I've listed the areas where we can be of assistance. Each of these links will take you to a web page that will be able to answer many of the questions you have - and perhaps point out other issues you've never considered. So, after you've finished here, be sure to spend a few minutes and explore the area that you need help with....And let us know how we can assist you.
To Contact Buffalo Lawyers Bob Friedman or Mike Ranzenhofer, just complete the information below or call 716 542 5444.
The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.
Buffalo Area Estate Planning - Elder Law - Wills - Trusts
Buffalo Area Landlord and Tenant Issues - Both Residential and Commercial
Buffalo Area Non Profit Corporations
Two more important things I'd like to mention. First, over the past 29 years, I've written numerous articles and public service pamphlets that can also help answer the questions you have. They can also help clarify your rights in a number of legal areas. So, if you would like to discover more, see our Buffalo Legal Resources page.
And Secondly, if you need an Attorney in the Buffalo, NY area, contact Michael or me using the Contact Form just to the right or call the numbers below for the Office located nearest you.
Our Akron, NY Attorneys Office can be reached at (716) 542-5444.
Our Batavia, NY Attorneys Office can be reached at (585) 343-0746.
Our Buffalo, NY Attorneys Office can be reached at (716) 631-9999.
Our West Seneca, NY Lawyers Office can be reached at (716) 631-9999.
Our Williamsville - Clarence, NY Lawyers Office can be reached at (716) 631-9999.
Our Niagara Falls, NY Lawyers Office can be reached at (716) 542-5444.
Our Rochester Attorneys Office can be reached at 585-377-5504.
Both Michael and I look forward to helping you with your legal needs.
"NEW YORK POWER OF ATTORNEY AND HEALTH CARE DECISIONS LAWS OF 2010" will be presented at the Akron-Newstead Senior Center, 5691 Cummings Road, Akron, NY on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 12:30 PM.
"FOURTEEN WAYS TO PRESERVE YOUR ASSETS WITH THE NEW YORK MEDICAID LAWS" will be presented at the Brothers of Mercy Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 10570 Bergtold Road, Clarence, NY on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 6:30 pm. (also speaking is Colleen Fitzhenry of New England Financial) and at Sterling House Niagara, 6741 Nash Road, North Tonawanda, NY on Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 6:30 pm (also speaking are Beth Donner of M&T Bank Reverse Mortgages, M. J. Brzeczkowski of State Farm Insurance and Deborah Mathur of Sterling House). The Medicaid eligibility requirements for long term care were drastically changed.
However, you can preserve your assets, while accessing long term care services through the New York Medicaid program with powers of attorney; health care proxies and living wills; Wills; Irrevocable Living Trusts; transferring your home to family members; reverse mortgages, Long Term Care Insurance; Prepaid Funeral Accounts; IRAs and Pensions; properly documented gifts; spousal allowances and transfers; Caregiver Agreements; annuities and promissory notes.
"PLANNING FOR YOUR GOLDEN YEARS IN A NEW YORK CONTINUING CARE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY" will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm at Fox Run, a continuing care retirement community, 689 Big Tree Road, Orchard Park, NY. Where will you live during your retirement to obtain the level of care that you will need? What housing options are available for seniors? How will you afford housing? Who will make financial and medical decisions for you if you become incapacitated? Learn how to benefit from New York powers of attorney, health care proxies, living wills, trusts, wills and retirement income planning. Also speaking is Gene Chaas, CFA of Jeffrey M. Goldfarb & Associates.
News You Can Use
Our Fall, 2010 Newsletter is now available online at the Legal Survival Newsletter. In this issue, we highlight and discuss:
We are pleased to announce the opening of an office at 70 Linden Oaks, 3rd Floor, Rochester, New York 14625 to better serve our clients in Monroe and Orleans Counties. We look forward to serving you from our new office which is conveniently located just minutes from downtown Rochester, New York at the intersection of Routes 490 and 441. It is uniquely situated in three of Rochester, New York?s oldest and most prestigious suburbs: Brighton, Pittsford and Penfield. The office is easily accessible from all surrounding communities. For further information, call 585- 377-5504 or visit our Rochester, New York Lawyer web page.
I'm pleased to announce that I've jumped into the world of blogging with the addition of the Buffalo NY Attorneys Blog. There you will find commentary, legal news, and opinions that impact the residents of WNY.
Buffalo Injury Answers Blog has been launched by Attorney Michael H. Ranzenhofer at www.buffalo-injury-answers.com.
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(716) 631-99998203 Main St Ste 9 Williamsville, NY 14221-6051
(716) 631-999970 Niagara St Buffalo, NY 14202-3407
(585) 343-0746113 Main St Batavia, NY 14020-2100
(716) 542-54442768 Niagara Falls Blvd Niagara Falls, NY 14304-4517