What to Do When the SEC Knocks On Your Door

When the Securities and Exchange Commission, one of the most active enforcing federal agencies, comes knocking at your door - what do you do next? The SEC takes its job of investor protection seriously. You should be prepared to take them seriously as well if they contact you or your business. The SEC may contact you by either giving you a call or serving you with a subpoena. If you receive a call from the SEC Read More

New York Partition Actions: Splitting the House Down the Middle?

Whether it is a romantic, business, or familial relationship, sometimes people choose to co-own real estate. When the relationship sours, it can be difficult to agree on what should happen to the property. If the property was owned by a married couple that splits, its fate is typically determined in the divorce proceedings. For most other situations, the parties may need to run to the courthouse to ask that the Read More

Should You Sign Your Company’s Separation Agreement?

When you hear the words “Separation Agreement,” your first thought may be of a couple splitting up. It is not uncommon for a couple looking to find a more amicable end to opt for a Separation Agreement instead of going to court. It can also apply to a different kind of divorce - a divorce from an employer. An employment Separation Agreement is a contract between an employer and employee that dictates the terms of the Read More

What to Expect from Virtual Court Proceedings

Here at Canales PLLC, we consider ourselves strategists. We like to work with all our clients from the very beginning so that they have a clear understanding of what their legal process will look like, what will be required of them, how long it will take, and how much it will cost. This has been standard procedure for us to help clients reduce cost and know what they’re getting into - and we now find that it is even Read More