Rensselear County Lawyers
Authored by Ken LaMance
, LegalMatch Law Library Managing Editor and Attorney at Law
Instantly Post Your Case to Rensselear County Attorneys
There's no cost to post your case using LegalMatch. We instantly submit your legal issue to licensed, pre-screened attorneys in your area for review. When interested Rensselear County lawyers respond to your case with an offer of service, we provide you full attorney profiles that include background information, fees, and ratings by other LegalMatch users so you can choose the right lawyer for you. Our system is 100% confidential and you only reveal your identity to an interested attorney when you choose to do so. Click to learn more about how LegalMatch works.
Choose a Legal Category to Find a Lawyer Now
Troy is the seat of Rensseleaear County which is home to 152,000 New York State residents. The county is named for Kiliean van Rensselear who was the original landowner who purchased the land from the Mohawk and Mohican Native Americans.
A number of knowledgeable lawyers also call Rensselear County home. Lawyers in Rensselear County take many different kinds of cases; some regular examples are chapter 7 bankruptcy, child custody, personal injury, estate administration, and green card immigration cases.
Recently in Rensselear County, a state judge has deemed the Rensselear County sex offender residency law from 2006 is unenforceable. The reasoning behind suspending the county-wide law is because it’s pre-empted by state law. Rather than prohibiting sex offenders from residing within 1,000 feet of a school of child care facility, Rensselear County as well as Albany and Washington Counties have issued a 2,000 foot proximity which has been challenged by sex offender advocate Terence Kindlon.
If you want to file a lawsuit in Rensselear County, you will probably be visiting a 3rd Judicial District Court
. While you are most likely to file with the Rensselear Supreme or County Courts
which handle tort, real property, civil, and criminal cases, you will have to file with the Supreme Court
if you want a divorce.
The best way to ensure you are filing with the correct court is through consulting a bar certified Rensselear County lawyer from LegalMatch
. LegalMatch also provides reference materials like an online law library
on many legal topics, newsletters, and tips for selecting the best lawyer for your needs.
For more information on Rensselear County lawyers and courts, please see the links below:
Find Rensselear County Lawyers Now
Let LegalMatch Find Rensselear County Lawyers for You!
Last Modified: 09-15-2010 07:53 AM PDT