Recognizing Subtle Forms of New York Employment Discrimination

New York Employment discrimination can take many different forms. It occurs when an applicant or an employee is treated differently or unfavorably due to their age, disability, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, or other protected status. Often, when you hear about employment discrimination it is discussed in the context of being called names or […]

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Who Will Pay my Medical Bills for my Bicycle Accident?

There’s nothing like a bike ride. Whether it’s a leisure trip to the park or a commuter ride to work, riding a bike can be both exhilarating and functional. However, all of the good times will go out the window the moment someone hits you with their car. But who pays your medical bills following […]

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Top 3 Disputes that Occur When Buying or Selling a Home

Whenever you form a business connection with someone, you want the relationship to be as harmonious as possible. This is especially true in the buyer/seller relationship that accompanies the purchase of a home. Whether you’re the buyer or the seller, the relationship requires a certain degree of trust, communication, and honesty. Even with the best […]

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Understanding New York Chapter 13 Repayment Plans

If you’re thinking about what to do about your mounting debt, you might consider filing for bankruptcy. Specifically, you might contemplate filing for a New York Chapter 13 bankruptcy because it allows you to retain your property and still make payments on any loans or other debt that you’ve incurred. It also gives you an […]

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What You Should Know About Drug Charges in New York

When people have substance abuse issues, it can bring problems into their professional lives, as well as damage their personal relationships. However, those that take drugs aren’t the only individuals impacted by drug-related offenses. If you manufacture, possess, sell, or transport illegal substances, the consequences of being convicted of a New York drug crime can […]

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Forming an LLC in New York

As you prepare to start a new business, you will be inundated with many things to consider and many decisions to be made. One of the most basic, but significant choices that you have to make is what type of business structure is best for your New York business. A popular choice for many is […]

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Living Trusts vs. Wills—Which Should You Choose?

The pandemic has a lot of people thinking about their estate planning. One of the issues that you may consider in this planning is whether you want to create a living trust in addition to a will or instead of a will. The decision is a very personal one and will depend on your specific […]

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When Does a NY Contract Need to be in Writing?

Should your New York business agreement always be in writing? In general, the answer to this question is “yes.” However, there are specific rules to inform us when a type of contract must be in the written form. Read on to learn about when New York contracts are required to be in writing.  The New […]

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