The New York Interest on Lawyer Account Fund (“IOLA”) The New York State Interest on Lawyer Account Fund (“IOLA”) helps low income people in New York State obtain help with civil legal problems affecting their most basic needs, such as food, shelter, jobs and access to health care. The IOLA program is a partnership of lawyers, banks and community organizations. It produces millions of dollars each year to finance legal...Read More
December 19, 2015
Having your home purchase offer accepted is like getting that runner’s high during a marathon. But hold the Gatorade cooler – the property isn’t yours just yet. During the 30 days (or so) between when your purchase offer is accepted and when the keys are handed to you (commonly referred to as “escrow”), there are many hurdles to overcome.