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Jan.22,2017 Buy a Home or wait? Real Estate by godfather
Jan 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
January 22, 2017 Since I started in 1979, till today, I say buy a home now. In 1980 you could have bought a 1 family for $65k in Middle Village, and a two family for $85k. But look what the  mortgage  rates were back then. For a brief spell  in 1981—from Sept. 11 to Nov. 13—interest rates t...
What if My Boss Was a Strong Trump Supporter, but I voted for Hillary (or the Other Way Around)? by cjleclaire
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro What Rights Do I Have if This Causes Me a Problem at Work ? Employees of Private Businesses: What about the First Amendment? Can’t I say whatever I want? Yes, you can say anything you want under the First Amendment, but your boss is allowed to fire you or take action against you ...
Workers Compensation in Queens New York | Part One by cjleclaire
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Workers Comp. by   Pyrros & Serres LLP You’ve been hurt on the job and can’t work. You’ve heard about “workers’ compensation,” but you really don’t know what it is or how it works. You’ll be best served by hiring an experienced attorney to guide you through the process, but here’s an ov...
The Right to Discovery in Probate Litigation by cjleclaire
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bonnie Lawston When someone dies with a will in New York State, that person’s estate must generally be “settled” through filings and proceedings overseen by the probate court. Referred to as probate, this process can often be done without the need for litigation. However, when there are issu...
Employers, Protect Yourselves | 2017 Harassment Claims by cjleclaire
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has spent considerable researching and analyzing harassment claims related to federal anti-discrimination laws. Such laws protect individuals based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or genetic...
The Real Deal-Real Estate news Part 2 by jimmyturano
Jan 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Goodmorning. Here is Part 2 -informative reading for Homeowners. When a salesperson comes to your home because you are thinking of selling, does the salesperson explain all the expenses you will incur when selling your home? More than 50% do not. Why, they do not know about it. So they leave it o...
NOW IN ARTIST NEW BOOK JIM TURANO DRAWING BY ARTIST MANDY KELSO by jimmyturano
Jan 16, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend

Can You Be Denied Workers’ Compensation because Your Employer Pays You Off the Books? by cjleclaire
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP Queens Workers’ Compensation Attorneys You have been working a job, but getting paid under the table, so to speak. You get injured on that job—now you can’t work at all! If you were a documented employee of the company, you’d be able to file a workers’ compensation claim, b...
Videotaping the Execution of a Will by cjleclaire
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston It's not uncommon, in New York and other jurisdictions, for dispossessed or unhappy heirs to allege that a will was executed under duress or undue influence. What if you videotape the execution of the will, so that there's visual evidence to support the assertion that the d...
Very Important News for you, If you work more than 40 hours per week for the same weekly salary by cjleclaire
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
I work way more than 40 hours a week for the same weekly salary. My boss says that he doesn’t have to pay me anything for my overtime hours. Is this true? It depends. Under the old rule, Anyone who earned a weekly salary of at least $455 per week and was considered Executive or Administrative was...