The Law Office of Joseph Yau, PLLC is conveniently based in downtown Manhattan, easily accessible by the New York City transit, and steps away from the downtown Manhattan state and federal courthouses, municipal departments, and administrative agencies. We provide counseling to individuals, families, business owners, and investors. A bilingual firm, we also serve the Chinese community extending throughout the City of New York and beyond. For more information on how to get to our office, please see the Contact Us page.

Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Proceedings -- Department of Buildings ("DOB"), Environmental Control Board ("ECB"), Department of Health and Mental Hygiene ("DOH"), New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal ("DHCR")
  • Bankruptcy
    • Chapter 7 and 13 --¬†Creditor and Debtor
  • Business Transactions -- purchase and sale, corporate formation, operating agreements, shareholder agreements
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Contracts
  • Debt Collection -- commercial debt collection, Fair Debt Collections Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Domestic Relations, Matrimonial, Family Law
    • prenuptial, postnuptial, and separation agreements
    • divorce, annulment
    • child support, visitation, custody
  • Housing Court
    • Landlord-Tenant Proceedings -- landlord and tenant, commercial and residential
    • Housing Preservation and Development ("HPD") Proceedings
  • Immigration
  • Real Estate Litigation
    • Mortgage and Other Lien Foreclosures
    • Foreclosure Defense
    • Property and Title Disputes
  • Real Estate Transactions -- residential, commercial, condominiums, and cooperatives, short sales, mortgage refinance
  • Wills, Trusts, Estate Probate and Administration