The Law Offices of Jon Michael Probstein

Since 1977, the Law Offices of Jon Michael Probstein has been representing and assisting people and businesses in all matters.

Admitted to practice in New York and the federal courts (Southern and Eastern District) as well as the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Mr. Probstein is special counsel to law firms in Los Angeles and New York, as well as operating his own practice in Nassau County. In addition, he serves as a Part 137 Arbitrator on attorney/client fee disputes and as an Arbitrator in Small Claims, District Court, Nassau County. A qualified Part 36 Guardian, Attorney, etc. in Queens, Nassau and Suffolk Counties, he is also a registered attorney with the New York State Department of Labor for Unemployment Insurance claims and an accredited attorney for claims for veterans’ benefits before the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Mr. Probstein has performed pro bono work for the Volunteer Lawyers Project - Nassau/Suffolk Law Services, Inc., The Safe Center (formerly the Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence) and the Nassau County Bar Association, where he is also a member of the Lawyers Assistance Program Committee and the recipient of the 2015 Thomas Maligno Pro Bono Attorney of the Year award. Currently, he is President of the Levittown Chamber of Commerce.

The Law Offices of Jon Michael Probstein Blogs

Latest from The Law Offices of Jon Michael Probstein

“Effective July 1, 2022, section 202.20 of the Uniform Rules for the New York State Trial Courts was revised to provide for the direct testimony by affidavit upon the request of a party in a bench trial or evidentiary hearing.

 This is from an email from another attorney:

Local Law 18: A Dramatic Change
to Short-Term Rentals in New York City
On January
9, 2022, the New York City Council passed the Short-Term Rental
Registration Law (“Local Law

And note the footnote which addresses the recent DRL amendment Domestic Relations Law § 236[B][5][d][15]) which provides: “(15) IN AWARDING THE POSSESSION OF A COMPANION ANIMAL, THE COURT SHALL CONSIDER  THE  BEST INTEREST OF SUCH ANIMAL. “COMPANION ANIMAL”, AS USED