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New Jersey and New York Business Attorneys

We Can Protect the Future of You and Your Business

The law firm of Kates Nussman Rapone Ellis & Farhi, LLP, in Hackensack, New Jersey, provides clients tailored services while remaining sensitive to their specific needs and seeking to minimize legal risks. With a long, successful history that dates back to 1913, our law firm and team of talented New York and New Jersey attorneys are devoted to offering dependable services and can handle an array of complex issues regarding:

Business and Commercial Law

The success of any business not only depends on sound planning and strategies, but also dedicated legal counsel that will prepare you for any challenges that may arise. Our New Jersey and New York business lawyers will take the time to understand your business objectives and help you plan for the future.

New York and New Jersey Employment Law

We represent business owners, public employers and employees in employment contracts and litigation. We believe that you deserve representation that provides you with the tools to protect your rights as an employee or employer.

Bergen County Real Estate, Condominium/Co-op Lawyers

From helping clients form strategic purchase and sale agreements to representing condominium and co-op associations or homeowners in a variety of real estate transactions and issues, our Bergen County real estate attorneys are prepared to help you.

Representing Individuals in New Jersey and New York

We also provide compassionate advice and representation to individuals involved in legal matters ranging from employment disputes to divorce.

Effective Representation · Flexible Fee Arrangements

Depending on whether both parties involved can reach a beneficial settlement, we have the resources and experience to resolve issues inside or outside the courtroom. Our lawyers have trial experience in state and federal courts and a reputation throughout the legal community for efficient representation.

We understand that cost is a big factor when deciding on legal services. We are flexible in fee arrangements and can pursue cost-effective legal actions through mediation or arbitration to resolve your disputes.

Let Us Help You Make the Right Business Decisions

Contact us or call 201-488-7211 to schedule an initial consultation with our law firm. We also offer evening and weekend consultations by appointment.

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Kates Nussman Rapone Ellis & Farhi, LLP
190 Moore Street, Suite 306
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-488-7211
Fax: 201-488-1210
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Current News & Announcements
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