AREAS OF PRACTICE

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

Our attorneys have guided businesses through complex commercial real estate deals, representing purchasers, sellers, and lenders for over 14 years. Our practice encompasses all matters of development, zoning, construction, purchasing, financing, selling, and leasing of real property. We are well versed in drafting commercial real estate contracts, and dealing with issues involving survey reports, refinancing documents, and title insurance.

Commercial Real Estate - Cheney Law Firm | Canandaigua NY & Geneva NY | Cheney Law Firm, PLLC
Residential Real Estate - Cheney Law Firm | Canandaigua NY & Geneva NY | Cheney Law Firm, PLLC

Residential Real Estate

Our firm has guided a wide range of clients from first-time homebuyers to large-scale property investors, and we have handled hundreds of residential real estate transactions. Our attorneys will guide you through your real estate transaction from the initial negotiation of contract terms to the closing, and provide a high level of communication throughout the entire process. 

Such services include: Assisting with due diligence before the home purchase, drafting or reviewing the sale or purchase agreement, resolving home inspection disputes, identifying and curing title defects.

Estate Planning

We work with you and your family to preserve, protect, and transfer the valued assets you have acquired. This is accomplished using Wills and Trusts, as well as careful coordinating of asset ownership and beneficiary designations, giving you peace of mind as you prepare for your family’s future.

Estate Planning - Cheney Law Firm | Canandaigua NY & Geneva NY | Cheney Law Firm, PLLC
Business Lawyer - Cheney Law Firm | Canandaigua NY & Geneva NY | Cheney Law Firm, PLLC

Business Organization & Transactions

For years, Finger Lakes business owners have trusted our firm to develop business strategies to sustain growth and mitigate risks. Here at the Cheney Law Firm, we customize business plans which reflect the unique needs of our clients. We draft business formation documents, bylaws, partnership agreements, conduct trade name searches, and prepare other standard business formation documents. The Cheney Law Firm is a reliable source to guide you through every stage of your business.

Landlord Representation & Evictions

New York’s Landlord-Tenant laws are among the most complex in the nation. At the Cheney Law Firm, we help our landlord’s navigate nonpayment proceedings, eviction proceedings, and holdover tenancies. If you are a landlord or considering purchasing tenant-occupied property in the Finger Lakes area, we can help you avoid costly mistakes and enable you to achieve your objectives.

Eviction Lawyer - Cheney Law Firm | Canandaigua NY & Geneva NY | Cheney Law Firm, PLLC
Civil Litigation - Cheney Law Firm | Canandaigua NY & Geneva NY | Cheney Law Firm, PLLC

Civil Litigation

At the Cheney Firm, we have a dedicated team focused solely on litigation issues that face our clients. We coordinate closely with our clients in risk assessment and evaluate threatened or filed lawsuits to determine whether a prompt resolution or dismissal is feasible. Our litigator consults with clients at every step of the way during a lawsuit, always mindful of the underlying business implications and litigation risks.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Why Us

Multiple Locations

Find us in two locations, on Main Street in Canandaigua and on Seneca Street in Geneva. Visit Us. 

Affordable Prices

I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It’s easy. Just click “Edit Text” or double click me to add your own content and make changes to the font.

Easy to Book

Contact us today about the legal issue you are encountering. Call us or fill out this form.

Collective ____ Years of Experience

The Cheney Law Firm team is made up of three attorneys with more than ____ years of experience.