Richard A. Klass: Books and News Articles


Killing the “Zombies”

by Richard A. Klass, Esq.

Recent Changes to New York State’s Foreclosure Laws:
·   Eliminating vacant and abandoned properties
·   Streamlining foreclosure settlement conference part
·   PreForeclosure Notices
·   Getting Foreclosed Houses to Market Quicker

Download it here.

39 pages/3,028 KB. PDF format.
Includes illustrations and sample forms.


Quick Reference Guide to Attorney’s Liens and Legal Fee Enforcement: What to do if your client stops paying you

by Richard A. Klass, Esq.

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Quick Reference Guide to Attorney’s Liens and Legal Fee Enforcement is intended to provide attorneys with information relating to the attachment and enforcement of retaining liens and charging liens; methods of enforcement of these attorney’s liens; steps to be taken to pursue legal action for the recovery of legal fees; and risk management and ethical issues relating to the enforcement of attorney’s liens and actions.


Successfully Defending Your Credit Card Lawsuit: What to Do If You Are Sued for a Credit Card Debt

by Richard A. Klass, Esq.

Available as a free book in two formats:

Free web-book on-line: click here to read
Free e-book in PDF format: click here to download

If you are faced with a credit card lawsuit, this book, Successfully Defending Your Credit Card Lawsuit by Richard A. Klass, may help you present a more robust defense. This book offers sample pleadings and motions, numerous free forms and instructions, and descriptions of the defenses and procedures in the “typical” case…. (read more)


Retention and Withdrawal of Counsel: a guide for attorneys

By Richard A. Klass, Esq.

This booklet is adapted from a continuing legal education (“CLE”) course of the same name taught by Richard A. Klass.

“There are many important considerations when a lawyer is being retained by a client and when the lawyer may be withdrawing from representation of the client.” (more)


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