MILLER LAW OFFICES, PLLC is a general practice law firm with an emphasis in Commercial/Civil Litigation and Corporate Law. 

Practice Areas

Residential & Commercial Leases
Commercial Litigation
Mortgage Foreclosures
Legal Malpractice
Brokerage Commissions
Real Estate Transactions and Disputes,
including Landlord and Tenant Proceedings
Commercial Collections
Clergy-Congregational Transactions and Disputes
Construction Claims and Liens
Business and Employment Litigation
Wills, Trusts & Estates
Appeals
Business Formation & Transactions

Attorneys

Decisions of Interest

Pay No Attention To That Man Behind The Curtain

It is a bedrock principle of law that a corporation and the person who owns/operates it are not one and the same. This is true even for people... Read More

The American Rule

Many places in the world use the “English Rule”, where the prevailing party in a law suit is entitled to recover legal fees. America generally prefers the (aptly... Read More

Lien On Me

Shilian v. All Sons Electric is the subject of our second Newsletter. Our client, an electrical contractor, retained us after it was served with legal papers by homeowners challenging... Read More

More On Shifting The Burden

After our clients sold their home, they were sued by the (former) brokers. The brokers alleged that they were owed a commission since they introduced the buyer to... Read More

Shifting The Burden

After our clients’ house sustained significant damage from a burst pipe, they retained a public adjuster to negotiate the best possible settlement with their insurance company. Since the... Read More

If I Could Turn Back Time

Our client obtained a money judgment of about $75,000 in 2002 against its tenants. Six years later, the tenants sought to set aside the judgment by arguing that... Read More

Winning Isn’t Everything

On several occasions, we’ve won even though we may have technically lost. For example, in Jamaica Bay Riding Academy v Azulay, Civil Court, Kings County, the stable sued... Read More

You Got The Wrong Guy

Our client was sued because his business partner signed an agreement promising that our guy would pay a certain debt. We moved to dismiss the complaint, arguing that... Read More

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