Steven Getman

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Portions of New York's "aggravated harassment" law struck down as unconstitutional

Portions of New York's "aggravated harassment" law struck down as unconstitutional New York Daily News: The state's top court .... struck down a law that's often used against stalkers and domestic abusers. A significant…more

State Court Tosses Seneca Falls Referendum Petition

Seneca Falls—The New York State Supreme Court has thrown out a petition for a voter referendum on the proposed Seneca Falls town hall. Ruling on an application from attorney Steven Getman, Acting Supreme Court Justice W…more
Matter of Sanderson, objector v Brady, et al

Verified Petition

SUPREME COURT: STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF SENECA _____________________________________________ In the Matter of the Objections VERIFIED PETITION -of- Index No. 48263 CHAD SANDERSON, Objector, to the Petition…more

Notices of Public Hearing on Proposed Local Laws A, B and C of the Year 2014 For the Village of Interlaken, New York

Notice is hereby given that public hearings will be held before the Board of Trustees of the Village of Interlaken, New York, at the Village Office Building, 8369 Main St, Interlaken, New York at 7:00 pm on the 10th day of…more

Schuyler Co. youth gets one-year detention

A fifteen year old Schuyler County boy was found guilty of being a Person in Need of Supervision and placed in custody on Wednesday by the Schuyler County Family Court. According County Attorney Geoffrey Rossi, the teen was…more

Conspiracy charge dismissed in car dealer vandalism case

WATERLOO--A Seneca County judge has dismissed the conspiracy charge in the case of a man accused of causing thousands of dollars of damage to local car dealership last year. Jonathan Taylor had been charged, along with two…more

Suppression ruling issued in case of alleged sexual abuse

WATERLOO — Seneca County Judge Dennis Bender has ruled statements by a town resident accused of sexually abusing two young boys can be used if the case goes to trial. In a ruling issued earlier this month, Bender said police…more

Beware holiday shopping scams

Each year, financial crimes investigators and consumer groups see a spike in scams targeting holiday shoppers looking for extra cash and quick deals. New York State officials have issued a number of tips to avoid getting…more

Town of Romulus continues reviewing legal options for sidewalks.

Addressing the issue of sidewalks in the Town of Romulus, [Town Supervisor David] Kaiser reported that the previous administration accepted the roads. "Unknown to us until the properties were researched recently, the…more

Legal links of interest for the week ending November 22

Steven Getman, attorney, reports on some news stories about lawyers and the law in the past week: Attorney general cracks down on fake online reviews: The agency announced that it had reached a $350,000 settlement with 19…more

Legal links of interest for the week ending November 8

Steven Getman, attorney, reports on some news stories about lawyers and the law in the past week: Bill to ban job bias against gays clears Senate hurdle: A measure that would outlaw workplace discrimination based on sexual…more

Amendments to New York’s DWI Ignition Interlock Law take effect November 1

Ovid, NY--Attorney Steven Getman is reminding New York motorists that the ignition interlock provisions enacted as part of Leandra's Law have been amended and will apply to offenses committed on or after Nov. 1, 2013. Changes…more
| Criminal Law, Transportation

Man sentenced for failure to pay child support

Watkins Glen, NY--A Cattaraugus County man was sentenced to one year of probation by the Schuyler County Family Court on Tuesday (October 1) for willfully failing to pay child support. According to County Attorney Geoffrey…more
| Family Law

Town of Ovid: Notice of Public Hearing, Proposed Local Law C of 2013

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON Proposed Local Law No. C of the Year 2013 Town of Ovid, County of Seneca, State of New York A local law to override the tax levy limit established in General Municipal Law §3-c NOTICE IS HEREBY…more
| Elections & Politics, Taxation

Schuyler teens ordered to detention after drinking party allegations

A pair of Schuyler County teenagers were detained by the Family Court on Thursday, following allegations of an underage drinking party and other misbehaviors earlier this year. According County Attorney Geoffrey Rossi, the…more
| Criminal Law, Elections & Politics, Family Law
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