Entertaining stories about legal matters in a newsletter format. LawCURRENTS is our newsletter.  All original articles written in plain-English by Richard Klass. Quarterly.


Cover of book called "Surplus Moneys Proceedings in Foreclosure Actions under RPAPL Section 1361" using a photo of a basket of money as an illustration. The book is by Richard Klass.

Richard Klass has written several books, including:

Surplus Moneys Proceedings in Foreclosure Actions under RPAPL Section 1361

Hug of War Instead of Tug of War: RPAPL Section 993: Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act.

I got “Bloomed”! (Don’t let your client say this about you.): Keeping Client Confidences and Loyalties after the attorney-client relationship has terminated.

A Man’s Home Is (Not Always) His Castle: RPAPL 881 License to Enter Neighbor’s Property

Killing the “Zombies”: Recent Changes to New York State’s Foreclosure Laws

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

Successfully Defending Your Credit Card Lawsuit: What to do if you are sued for a credit card debt

Retention and Withdrawal of Counsel: a guide for attorneys


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A plain-English blog with general interest articles, stories and case studies. Written for legal practitioners and non-lawyers alike.

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A plain-English blog on the subject of legal malpractice. Relevant for legal practitioners and non-attorneys alike.

New York Mortgage Foreclosure Process Flow Chart

This useful and valuable flow chart, created especially for attorneys, clearly and concisely lays out New York’s mortgage foreclosure process.

1) Printer-friendly format on two 8.5″ x 11″ pages.
2) Full-size 11″ x 17″ poster format


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