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Estate planning, estate administration, probate estates and trust issues
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. ...
Lost a Loved one due to Caronavirus? Free Consultation
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 ...
Do I Have to Pay My Rent During the Coronavirus Crisis?
Mar 30, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 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 ren...
COVID 19 Response Employment Impacts for New York Workers and Businesses
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...
When you go out of your way to screw someone, Karma will bite you hard!
Mar 29, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 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). G...
Law Office of Bonnie Lawston,P.C. Video Conference & Telephone Consultations
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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 re...
How Dangerous Is Texting While Driving Compared with Drunk Driving?
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 t...
What Are Your Chances of Being in a Car Accident?
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...
NEGOTIATING A CONTRACT?
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...
Effect of the #MeToo Movement on New York Employment Law
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 Ha...

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Pastor, parishioner die of COVID-19: diocese
A beloved pastor passed away due to complications related to the novel coronavirus, the Diocese of Brooklyn announced over the weekend. Father Jorge Ortiz-Garay, 49, served as pastor of St. Brigid’...
Apr 01, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Everyday activities now moments of scrutiny
We live in unprecedented times. Who knows how COVID-19 will reshape our world in the coming years. One of the most shocking things about this epidemic is how it's exposed the weakness of our social...
Apr 01, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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School meal program calls staff safety into question
As public schools remain closed to usual operations, the doors of hundreds of educational buildings are being opened across the city as food distribution centers. One day after Mayor Bill de Blasio...
Apr 01, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adams distributes masks, hosts vigil for principal
As the COVID-19 pandemic worsens in New York City, Borough President Eric Adams has remained active in the borough. Last Tuesday, Adams joined the Shorefront Coalition and the Pakistani American Yo...
Apr 01, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn pols call for COVID-19 testing at Downstate
A large group of Brooklyn lawmakers is asking the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the manufacturer of testing equipment to allow for COVID-19 testing at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences Universi...
Mar 25, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adams discusses coronavirus in NYC on local podcast
Borough president and 2021 mayor hopeful Eric Adams joined Dexter Henry and this writer on the “Ain’t Hard To Tell” podcast to discuss the outbreak of coronavirus in New York City and how the disea...
Mar 25, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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The value of good and clear information
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the fragmented way so many of us receive and process information - and what we choose to do with it. We often live in our own digital and social bubbles, where ou...
Mar 25, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remember the most vulnerable workers during outbreak
Every morning when I wake up I wonder if this whole COVID-19 was all just a dream, but I quickly remember that it is somehow real. Beyond the public health concerns, I am also terrified of the comi...
Mar 17, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advocates hold ‘day of action’ for subway accessibility
With 472 stations across four boroughs, New York City’s subway system is one of the largest in the world, and an invaluable resource for engaging people in the city’s social and civic life. But for...
Mar 17, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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BQX opponents protest final public workshop
Opponents of the Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX) largely derailed the city’s last public workshop about the streetcar before the project goes into environmental review. Last Tuesday night at CUNY S...
Mar 17, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prisoners aren’t a source for your cheap labor
In the last month, we have seen two news stories about how major political figures in New York have very casually moved towards using prison labor as an easy and cost effective solution. Former May...
Mar 11, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn BP hosts coronavirus emergency briefing
Lawmakers urge against targeting of Asian-Americans
Mar 10, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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City hosts BQX workshops ahead of environmental review
Opponents rally, call it a ‘developer boondoggle’
Mar 10, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Everyone deserves a voice
It's election season and that means petitioning has begun. It's the period of time when candidates for office must collect a certain number of signatures from registered voters in their party to qu...
Mar 03, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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City honors small businesses operating over 100 years
Middle Eastern grocery store, steam pioneer among honorees
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