Yearly Archives: 2016


How Do I Challenge a Will? – Part II Practice Tips

Part II: Practice Tips Requesting and Preparing for the SCPA 1404 Examination in New York To challenge a will, you have the option to file objections either on or before the return date of the probate citation or after a SCPA 1404 examination. You must generally make this election on or before the first appearance. [...]

By |2019-05-02T15:20:15-04:00December 5th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Do I Challenge a Will?

Many litigation attorneys are afraid of Surrogate’s Court. They may not understand the SCPA or how to initiate the proceedings. They may not even know what a complaint is called in Surrogate’s Court. Don’t worry! This blog series will guide you through the process. As you will see, it is a lot easier than you [...]

By |2019-02-25T11:43:45-05:00November 18th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Is The Merger Doctrine?

In New York, a person may be found guilty of false imprisonment and in some cases even kidnapping when he restrains or moves a person to another place (see Penal Law §§ 135.00 [1], [2]; 135.05; 135.20). Some defense attorneys have argued that the technical application of these statutes is too broad. They could arguably [...]

By |2019-02-25T11:46:15-05:00October 21st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Can a Municipality Set Off a Tax Refund by Unpaid Real Property Taxes?

The state appellate court recently decided valuations for 21 real properties located in the Town of Ulster.  The appeal involved a massive record and a multi-million dollar tax assessment. After the dust settled, the appellate court reduced several of the assessments, holding that the properties had been overvalued (see Matter of AG Props. of Kingston, [...]

By |2019-02-25T11:49:05-05:00October 14th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Whistleblower Law Team Established – Thomas R. Fallati of TRK Law, Albany NY, joins the alliance.

Former Prosecutors Join Forces Carrying On American Tradition Representing Whistleblowers - Thomas R. Fallati of TRK Law, Albany NY July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Four former federal prosecutors announced today the formation of a strategic law firm alliance called the Whistleblower Law Team, which utilizes their Government experience and knowhow in different geographic jurisdictions. The team [...]

By |2019-05-02T15:37:15-04:00August 5th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Jury Trial Victory for Our Business Litigation Lawyers

Business litigation attorneys in Albany, NY, Brian Quinn and Bill Ryan, recently concluded a two day jury trial in the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York at which time the jury returned a verdict in favor of the firm’s client, Richmor Aviation.  Richmor Aviation was sued under a breach of [...]

By |2019-05-02T15:50:00-04:00July 29th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recent Victories!

Tabner, Ryan & Keniry, LLP recently settled three cases of significant value. The first case involved a motor vehicle collision for which attorney William J. Keniry settled for $900,000.00. The second case involved a hazing matter for which attorney William F. Ryan, Jr. collected $400,000.00. The third case involved a wrongful death action for which attorney [...]

By |2019-05-02T16:10:18-04:00June 17th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Brian Quinn to Serve as Saratoga County Appellate Defender

In March 2016, Saratoga County appointed Brian Quinn of Tabner, Ryan & Keniry, LLP to serve as the Saratoga County Appellate Defender.  In this role, he will provide appellate attorney services to clients of the Public Defender's Office and the Conflict Defender's Office.  He is excited about the position and will use this opportunity to improve [...]

By |2019-05-02T16:16:25-04:00May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Accounting Malpractice Claim Victory

Tabner, Ryan & Keniry, LLP won an appeal concerning an accounting malpractice claim.  The case involves a Town employee’s embezzlement of over $400,000.  Tabner, Ryan & Keniry, LLP commenced the action against the accountant who failed to uncover the embezzlement.  The trial Court denied the accountant’s motion for summary dismissal of the malpractice claim.  In an outstanding victory, the [...]

By |2019-02-25T11:53:37-05:00February 18th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

TRK and The Cullen Law Firm Obtain Ruling Declaring NYS Tax Unconstitutional

In a class action challenging New York State’s Highway Use Registration and Decal taxes, New York State Supreme Court Justice James H. Ferreira ruled that the taxes are unconstitutional. Tabner, Ryan & Keniry, LLP and Washington, D.C. – based The Cullen Law Firm, PLLC represent the plaintiffs. The class consists of out-of-state operators who have [...]

By |2019-02-25T11:55:11-05:00February 4th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments