Practice Areas

With offices in Nyack, Red Hook, and White Plains, Klose & Associates represents clients in upstate New York and the New York City metro area in a wide array of business, real estate, and general legal services. We have the resources and experience to fully support both businesses and individuals.

Our legal services include the following:

Business Planning and Advice – business entity formation, drafting and negotiating agreements, purchase and sale of businesses, collections, drafting licensing agreements, as well as insurance coverage matters and disputes.

Business Transactions – contract matters, business start ups, general business advising, business organization, buy-sell agreements, consulting agreements, purchase and sales of assets or stock..

Intellectual Property Law (copyrights and trademarks) – protecting your valuable intellectual property, filing trademark and copyright applications, conducting trademark searches, and handling litigation involving trademarks, copyrights, libel, and invasion of privacy, drafting agreements relating to intellectual property matters, including work for hire, assignments, licensing, confidentiality, and non-compete agreements, and counsel you on domain name disputes, and how to avoid violating the intellectual property rights of others.

Insurance Coverage – Klose & Associates advises and represents policyholders in disputes with their insurers about coverage, litigating such disputes to trial, if necessary. Peter Klose is uniquely positioned to offer insurance coverage representation for various home owner, fire, and D&O insurance disputes. Mr. Klose assists clients in reviewing claims for settlement purposes. His approach assures an objective and reasonable outcome.

Wills and Probate – Klose & Associates can help you protect your family by helping you write a will, specify powers of attorney, medicaid planning, guardianship petitions, health care proxies, and other issues including long term care needs. We help clients with probate and estate administration services, including probate petitions and administration petitions.

Real Estate and Real Estate Transactions – investigating and purchasing distressed real estate; buying and selling homes, second homes and vacation homes; residential and commercial real estate closings; reviewing, drafting, and litigating real estate contracts and purchase agreements.

Real Estate Litigation – adverse possession, Article 78 cases (municipality), real estate disputes (including neighbor disputes and boundary disputes), foreclosure, and breach of contract (including specific performance).

Zoning and Planning – integral the use of any real estate and to many transaction is the right of the owner to use the land in the way they expect, which involves an understanding of municipal zoning and planning. Attorney Peter Klose, through his work on the Village of Nyack Planning Board, keeps current on land use and zoning regulations and ordinances.

Personal Injury Cases – auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, legal malpractice, medical malpractice, defamation claims, construction accidents, Labor Law 240 accidents (ladder and scaffold accidents), trucking accidents, and pedestrian accidents.

Legal Malpractice – If attorney negligence causes injury, the can be found responsible for their mistake and we stand ready to assist those who have suffered serious financial injury due to lawyer negligence.

Medical Malpractice – In the complex world of medicine, even the most trusted and professional doctors, nurses, and medical professionals make mistakes that cause more pain, suffering and injury. We handle various types of medical malpractice cases.

Appeal – When judges and juries make mistakes, other lawyers seek our diligence in perfecting the appeal. Appeals from motions, verdicts and judgments in all types of cases, including real estate, Article 78 proceedings, personal injury trials, insurance disputes, and all types of civil cases.

Insurance Defense

Civil Litigation