Practice Areas

Mr. McFarlin offers various services in a wide range of areas including:

  • Patrick J. McFarlin, Attorney At Law, PLLC protects your interests and strives to bring abouts a swift, favorable resolution on your behalf.

    The Firm takes a strategic approach geared toward efficient results and successful resolution in litigation matters that include:

    • Business disputes
    • Contract disputes
    • Real estate and construction disputes
    • Civil rights
    • Tort litigation
  • Helping clients with complex, sensitive Family and Matrimonial Law matters

    Patrick J. McFarlin, Attorney At Law, PLLC advises and represents clients in all areas of family law, including:

    • Divorce and Legal Separation
    • Alimony/Spousal Maintenance
    • Child Custody
    • Child Support and Violation of Support Proceedings
    • Child Abuse and Neglect Proceedings
  • Helping clients fight against criminal charges in order to obtain a favorable resolution.

    Clients who are facing criminal charges in the North Country do not have to go through the process alone. This office is prepared to represent clients with any of the following criminal issues in courts within the State of New York:

    • Defense of all Felony Offenses - Homicide, Assault, Robbery, Burglary, Sex Crimes, & Drug Trafficking.
    • Defense of all Misdemeanor Offenses - Petit Larceny, Trespass, & Low-Level Drug Possession.
    • Defense of all Violation Offenses – Unlawful Possession of Marihuana & Disorderly Conduct.
    • Vacation of Criminal Convictions and Records Sealing – Expungement & pardon applications.
    • Relief from Disabilities and Collateral Consequences due to a Criminal Conviction – Deportation & other immigration consequences of a conviction.
    • Defense of Parole, Probation, Conditional Discharge & Sex Offender Registration Violations.

    Patrick J. McFarlin, Attorney At Law, PLLC will assist clients obtain a favorable resolution with the charges through a negotiated plea bargain, pre-trial dismissal of the charges, or through a resolution at trial. If you have a criminal issue that you need help with, please contact our office to set up a free 20-minute consultation.

  • Traffic infractions, while considered minor, can have a devastating impact on your life.

    Accumulating points on your license can cause your insurance premiums to go up, result in the DMV charging you civil assessment fees, and can lead to your privilege to drive being suspended. Certain traffic infractions can also lead to substantial fines and surcharges, many of which are not readily apparaent.

    • Defense of Criminal Traffic Offenses – Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs; Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, & Reckless Driving.
    • Defense of Traffic Infractions – Speeding & other moving violations.

    Patrick J. McFarlin, Attorney At Law. PLLC is dedicated to expeditiously helping clients obtain favorable resolutions in all traffic infraction cases.

  • Helping clients plan for the future and manage their loved one’s final affairs

    If you are thinking about the future needs of your family and would like assistance in providing for your family in the case of certain contingencies, Patrick J. McFarlin, Attorney At Law, PLLC is here to represent clients with executing any of the following:

    • Last Will and Testaments
    • Health Care Proxies and Living Wills
    • HIPAA Authorizations
    • Powers of Attorney

    If you are the executor or administrator of a loved one’s estate or hold power of attorney for an incapacitated family member, you may feel very overwhelmed. You may be unsure of your obligations or the steps you need to take.

    Even worse, you may be facing disagreements with beneficiaries, creditors or co-executors. Whatever the case may be, Patrick J. McFarlin, Attorney At Law, PLLC provides the support and services you need.

  • Helping clients protect their rights and resolve disputes

    Patrick J. McFarlin, Attorney At Law, PLLC assists clients in organizing business structures and drafting business documents and contracts. Contact us today if you would like assistance with any of the following:

    • Setting up an LLC, PLLC or Partnership
    • Incorporating a business
    • Modifying Certificates of Incorporation
    • Filing as a 501(c)(3)
  • Helping clients at all levels of commercial and residential real estate transactions

    Patrick J. McFarlin, Attorney At Law, PLLC provides services in the following areas of Real Estate Law:

    • Commercial purchase and sale agreements Real estate loans and financing
    • Purchase and sale agreements
    • Lease-option agreements
    • Commercial and residential leases
    • Landlord-tenant matters
    • Easements
    • Foreclosures
    • Deeds and property transfers
    • Co-tenants and joint ownership agreements
    • Boundary line disputes
    • Partition actions
  • Providing legal counsel and drafting services for a variety of agreements and contracts

    Patrick J. McFarlin, Attorney At Law, PLLC works with his clients to understand their goals and concerns and provide advice on how those concerns relate to established principles of contract law.

    While the goal of a good business contract is to avoid conflict and promote a mutually beneficial transaction, this cannot always be the case. Patrick J. McFarlin, Attorney At Law, PLLC can help you protect your contractual rights as a plaintiff or defend yourself against the consequences of a breach as a defendant.

    Patrick J. McFarlin, Attorney At Law, PLLC can also assist clients in drafting contracts to their needs including, but not limited to:

    • Sales contracts
    • Distribution agreements
    • Employment agreements
    • Joint ventures
    • Shareholder agreements
    • Collective bargaining agreements
    • Licensing agreements
    • Franchise agreements
    • Commercial leases
    • Real estate contracts
    • Partnership agreements
    • Construction or development deals
  • Helping clients in the North Country maintain the employee-employer relationship

    Patrick J. McFarlin, Attorney At Law, PLLC provides efficient and effective representation in a full range of employment issues, including:

    • Employment litigation, including wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation
    • Personnel issues such as negotiations, successful separations and/or terminations, investigation and resolution of harassment complaints
    • Management/union/employee relations
    • Personnel policies and employment contracts
    • Wage and hour claims
    • Medical leave and benefits
    • Negotiation and enforcement of non-compete agreements and trade secret issues
    • Workplace safety and health concerns

For more information on the services offered by Patrick J. McFarlin, Attorney at Law, PLLC, please contact us today.

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