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Estate planning, estate administration, probate estates and trust issues by cjleclaire
Mar 31, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
These times are new to all of us.   Our clients and your needs are important to us and we are here to assist you with your estate planning, estate administration, probate estates and trust issues.  If you have lost a loved one, you can still have a consultation with our attorney and move forward ...
Lost a Loved one due to Caronavirus? Free Consultation by cjleclaire
Mar 30, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Helping Our Community under these Stressful Financial Times without leaving the “Safety” of your home During these times with such financial hardship, our firm will waive all retainer fees in most estate administration and probate matters. No Money for Legal Fees Due Upfront. Serving Suffolk & Na...
Do I Have to Pay My Rent During the Coronavirus Crisis? by cjleclaire
Mar 30, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
I Heard That Tenants Might Not Have to Pay Rent During the Coronavirus shutdown. Is this True? Yes – Under a proposed [1] New York State Law, all residential tenants who qualify will have their rent payments suspended for the 90 days following the effective date of the new law. That means that yo...
COVID 19 Response Employment Impacts for New York Workers and Businesses by cjleclaire
Mar 30, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
As we all know, there is only one issue in the news right now: the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), its varied impacts upon global societies, and the increasingly extraordinary measures being taken by nations, states and local governments to minimize the adverse health consequences to vulnerable pop...
FI01_karma_graphic.jpg When you go out of your way to screw someone, Karma will bite you hard! by godfather
Mar 29, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
Karma means action, work or deed; it also refers to the spiritual principle of cause and effect where intent and actions of an individual (cause) influence the future of that individual (effect). Good intent and good deeds contribute to good karma and happier rebirths, while bad intent and bad de...
Law Office of Bonnie Lawston,P.C. Video Conference & Telephone Consultations by cjleclaire
Mar 17, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
At the Law Offices of Bonnie Lawston, P.C., the health and safety of our staff, colleagues and clients is our top priority. You rely on us for your personal and professional needs, and we remain ready to help you in this difficult time as we face many challenges and uncertainties. As such, we are...
How Dangerous Is Texting While Driving Compared with Drunk Driving? by cjleclaire
Mar 13, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 356 356 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Texting While Driving May Be More Dangerous than DWI It may come as a surprise that texting while driving is more worrisome to the majority of drivers than drunk driving. This is true despite the fact that statistics show that drunk drivers kill more people than drivers who are texting. Surve...
What Are Your Chances of Being in a Car Accident? by cjleclaire
Mar 13, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
Protecting Your Legal Rights in Car Accidents Claims You may have heard people say that everyone will be in a car accident at some point in their lives. While this statement is a generality and isn’t literally true for everyone, there are statistics that make it likely. Chances are, based on stat...
NEGOTIATING A CONTRACT? by cjleclaire
Mar 13, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 407 407 recommendations | email to a friend
HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: Negotiating the terms of a contract is an integral part to any business or employment agreement as it will control the rights and obligations of each party throughout the relationship of the parties. But what should a solid contract include?  Here is a guide on the ...
Effect of the #MeToo Movement on New York Employment Law by cjleclaire
Mar 13, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 323 323 recommendations | email to a friend
Harvey Weinstein Convicted in NY Criminal Trial for Rape and Sexual Abuse We are reminded of the effect of the #MeToo movement on New York employment law as the jury rendered guilty verdicts for Harvey Weinstein on February 24, 2020. The jury found Weinstein guilty of third degree rape and sexual...