Does Your Farm or Agri-Business Need To File a Certificate of Assumed Name?

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Many farms and agribusinesses operate as a DBA (“doing business as”) or an “assumed name.”  Many businesses in the state of New York, including those involved in the food and agriculture industry, are not properly registered. Pursuant to Section 130 of the NY General Business Law, no person or entity can “(i) carry on or conduct or transact business in …

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Types of Farm Leases: Cash-Rent vs. Crop-Share

Rincker Law Ag Extension Education, Business/Commercial Law, Food & Ag Law, Landlord-Tenant Law, Property Law 2 Comments

Happy Friday!  Last week, I stumbled across Rusty Rumley’s powerpoint presentation on “Agricultural Contracts and the Leasing of Land.”  Rusty does a great job giving an overview of the building blocks.  He’s a great teacher — he was one of my instructors in this agriculture law course last year— and I suggest looking at his presentation along with other useful …

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Growing Mediation Practice

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Part of the reason why Rincker Law, PLLC moved last week is due to my expanding mediation practice.  Not only have I completed the 40-Hour Basic Training and Divorce Mediation Training with the New York Peace Institute but I am a R. 1:40 qualified mediator for the Civil, General Equity and Probate Cases and Civil Presumptive Mediation Program Roster in New …

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Overheard at a Bar on the Upper West Side

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Last night, I was having dinner at a bar on the Upper West Side.  I couldn’t help but overhear a conversation from the table next to me.  The gentlemen were (civilly) discussing a business partnership that had gone bad.  They had a “handshake” deal that started out with great dreams together (“You used to say ‘our’ and ‘we.’”) and somehow …

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“Fridays with Cari” Webinar Series Kicks Off Today

Rincker Law Business/Commercial Law, Family/Matrimonial Law, Food & Ag Law, Intellectual Property, Rincker Law Events, Social Media and Technology, Trademarks, Webinars 3 Comments

I’m excited for my new webinar series titled “Fridays with Cari.”  I will be discussing a variety of agriculture issues with my Friday webinar series ranging from livestock animal cruelty law to estate planning.  I believe that legal information should be affordable for everyone in the food and agriculture industry and I hope that my webinars will be educational to …

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