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WHAT WE DO

Rochester, NY, Small Business Law, Estate Planning,

Medicaid Planning, and Real Estate Law

Our Rochester, NY, law firm goes the extra mile to ensure that our clients’ legal interests are best served in a conscientious and timely manner. Our firm has over three decades of experience assisting individual and business clients with a variety of legal matters, including business law, estate planning and probate, elder law and Medicaid planning, business advisory services, buying and selling businesses, traffic and Town Court matters, residential and commercial real estate, and general legal services and counseling. Please CONTACT US if you need additional information.

Small Business Law

The cornerstone of any successful business is firm foundational documents that make sure the business is properly formed and licensed, as well as setting out, in writing, the expectations and agreements of the parties. The experienced legal team at the Ronald J. Axelrod & Associates, small business law attorneys in Rochester, New York, will ensure that your agreements and contracts are tailored to meet the unique needs of your business. Give us a call at 585.203.1020 or CONTACT US.

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Estate Planning Law

Searching for a Rochester, NY Estate Planning Attorney?

Our law firm will craft an effective estate plan that helps you establish and implement your personal legacy regardless of your means. It will provide you with care and comfort, knowing that you and your assets are properly protected while you are alive and healthy, or when you are unable to care for yourself. After you pass, we ensure that your assets are distributed to whom you want, the way you want, and when you want. We assist with wills, trusts (both revocable and irrevocable), estate administration and probate, powers of attorney, living wills, healthcare proxies, and work with your financial advisors to ensure your beneficiary designations are properly coordinated.

With life expectancy at an all-time high, our aging loved ones are likely to eventually require some form of in-home or long-term nursing home care. Ronald Axelrod uses trusts and asset protection strategies so that the elderly can take advantage of Medicaid benefits and still receive the quality of care they deserve without depleting their life’s savings. Our team will assist you with Medicaid planning, asset protection, and long-term care planning. If you need an elder law attorney in Rochester, NY, CONTACT US VIA EMAIL or visit our elder law and Medicaid planning informational page.

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Small Business Advisor 

An Experienced Small Business Advisor You Can Count On

We take a results-driven approach to business consulting. Our attorneys work closely with you to set goals, identify obstacles, and provide you with alternate solutions. We assist in areas such as business and profitability growth, tax consulting, and business succession planning. Because of our many contacts in the business and financial community, we also help you connect with the right people and business services you may need. If you require business financing, we can assist with that as well. We’re dedicated to working side-by-side with you to as your trusted advisor to help your business reach its full potential.

Buying or Selling a Business?

A Rochester, NY Business Lawyer with Decades of Experience

When representing a seller, it's important that he/she gets the proper price. Our job is to negotiate the contract and do every thing we can to make sure they get paid the purchase price for their business. When representing a buyer, we'll make sure that he/she is getting what the seller represented he was selling and that he's acquiring the assets free and clear of any liens that need to be paid off at closing. Based on our years of experience, we have contacts with most of the local lenders, both private and institutional. Our firm knows the requirements of the Small Business Administration (SBA) and can help you find the right program to finance your business.

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Business Broker Services

Business Brokers of WNY – Business Brokerage Done Right

Ronald J. Axelrod partnered in founding Business Brokers of Western New York, a full-service business brokerage firm. He and his partner have collectively over 50 years of experience selling businesses in Rochester, NY as well as all of Western New York. Both partners have worked in and sold a wide range of businesses including insurance, retail, real estate, construction, distribution, floor covering, franchising, and more. If you'd like more information, use the link below to contact us or CALL (585) 203-1020.

Residential & Commercial Real Estate

Your Rochester, NY Lawyer for Buying or Selling Property

Our team is experienced in all legal matters regarding buying or selling your home, rental property, or commercial property. Our knowledgeable legal team will make the process of buying or selling real estate as simple and time-efficient as possible. Whether you are a homeowner, a business owner, or commercial real estate developer, you deserve to have a real estate attorney who is proactive, responsive, and dedicated. That’s the way we approach our real estate practice here at Ronald J. Axelrod & Associates. Call us at (585) 203-1020 and let's get started.

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Traffic and Town Court Matters

Rochester, NY, Lawyer for DWI, Traffic Court, and More

Too often, people think they can handle traffic court matters by themselves, only to find out later that what they've done may have a serious negative effect when they attempt to obtain auto insurance, or get it at an affordable rate. Our job at Ronald J. Axelrod & Associates is to negotiate with the District Attorney's Office to get you the best outcome possible. We also help our clients with small criminal offenses and domestic violence matters that may have gotten out of hand. Our team also deals with legal matters that involve cases where our clients were charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI). CONTACT US for more information.

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