What You Need to Know about NY’s Power of Attorney Law

No amount of New York estate planning is complete without protecting yourself while you’re still alive. This is why a power of attorney is important. It’s recommended (in conjunction with a health care proxy) for anyone 18 and above. Here’s what you need to know about New York’s recently changed power of attorney (POA).  What […]

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Can You Recover Punitive Damages from a Car Accident in NY?

You were involved in a car accident and were seriously injured. You know that you can receive compensation for your medical expenses. You can also recover for pain and suffering damages, but may wonder about punitive damages, which are damages used to punish the party at fault. Find out how you may be able to […]

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What You Should Know about Bankruptcy and Child Support

Whenever someone files for bankruptcy, it can be a way for them to wipe the slate clean and start a new without worrying about the bills and debts that they have racked up. However, if you have to pay child support, filing for bankruptcy won’t eliminate what you owe, and it won’t alter what you […]

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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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