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Using Our Schools to Curb School Shootings by cjleclaire
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Cindy Silver-LeClaire Access to Counseling and Instilling Values are Key to Addressing Culture of Violence Once again, we are collectively stunned, watching reports of a number of high school students dying on school grounds at the hands of an armed gunman. Once again we look upon the hor...
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Recovers $700,000 in a Settlement Prior to Trial by cjleclaire
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP recovered $700,000 for a 43-year-old Asian male sign installer in a settlement prior to trial. The sign installer fell from a 16-foot extension ladder at a renovation site while he was removing a 20-foot-long sign from the building. He suffered from a fractured ankl...
Surrogate Court Gives Lifetime Promise Priority Over Will by cjleclaire
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most common way to transfer property upon death in the State of New York is through a valid will or trust.   What happens, though, if you’ve entered into a binding contract to transfer certain property to a specific beneficiary under you will, but the terms of the document convey it t...
Job Termination: What Should You Know? by cjleclaire
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Frequently Asked Questions About Job Termination Deciding to fire or layoff an employee is often a tough decision. Sometimes employees have adverse reactions and retaliate if they believe the termination was unjust. Here are some answers to common questions about termination provided by the   New...
4DZH_retail_store_icon_0.jpg Landlords left with an empty store by godfather
Feb 11, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
After interviewing one broker from 5 areas, it is conclusive that many Landlords are guilty of not addressing issues that a new tenant may have. Here is an example: New Tenant takes a store, in some cases they spend $10,000 to fix and set up a place, and in many cases they spend closer to $25,000...
Jamie Lynn Macchia, From Miss New York To The Campaign For #MoreThan4: A Young Woman On The Path Of Success. by Milano52
Feb 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Jamie Lynn Macchia is a 26-year-old Magna Cum Laude graduate of Wagner College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Arts Administration and Marketing. While in attendance, she was a Competitive Dance Team member, Alpha Omicron Pi sorority sister, and part of ...
Court Limits Scope of Release Involving Estate and Trust Accounting by cjleclaire
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bonnie Lawston   |   Feb 7, 2018   |   Estate Administration It’s pretty common procedure for a fiduciary to a trust to obtain a release, with the objective of waiving the fiduciary’s obligation to provide an accounting of the assets of the estate and trust. A recent opinion from the Surroga...
HELPING RESTAURANT OWNERS NAVIGATE THE NEW YORK LABOR LAWS by cjleclaire
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans   | Feb 7, 2018 |   Employment Defense Attorney FAQ for Restaurant Owners For restaurant owners, who are busy running their day-to-day business, New York Labor laws can seem like an added burden. Having access to a NY employment defense lawyer is often vital to navigate the l...
When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Law Firm to Handle Your Accident Case? by cjleclaire
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been in an accident and suffered serious injury, there is a good likelihood that you have considerable expenses involved with your recovery — hospital bills, doctor bills, rehabilitation and possibly even future disability, more surgeries and more bills. It is important to understand ...
SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE: GUIDANCE FOR EMPLOYERS by cjleclaire
Jan 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 408 408 recommendations | email to a friend
Anti-Harassment Policies and Complaint Procedures Your employment attorney can assist you with the wording for an anti-harassment policy, especially if you are currently dealing with harassment issues in your business and are seeking legal counsel. Writing Anti-Harassment Policies What should you...