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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens by queenshometeamkw
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . We sell a lot of properties here in Queens, and being that we’re in New York City, a lot of them tend to be Coops. Whenever we meet with first time Coop sellers, we always let them know, selli...
More About Women’s Rights in the News — the ERA by cjleclaire
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employment defense litigation lawyer, I pay attention to civil rights issues, and lately women’s rights issues have gained attention from the media. Actress Patricia Arquette has actively worked toward passing the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), notable in her Oscar acceptance speech in 2015 ...
Can Car Accidents Cause PTSD? by cjleclaire
Sep 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer You hear about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that military service members experience from active duty. However, studies now show that many   motor vehicle accident victims also suffer from PTSD. According to the National Center fo...
Protecting Your Right as a Spouse in a New York Estate by cjleclaire
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston A Spouse’s Right of Inheritance in New York Under New York law, when a married person dies, the surviving spouse has a “right of election,” a statutory right to receive either $50,000 or 1/3rd of the estate, whichever is larger. However, as set forth in an opinion from the ...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America? by cjleclaire
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Leeds Brown Law A recent ruling against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has inspired mixed reactions. The case (EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., E.D. Mich., No. 14-13710, 8/18/16) centered on whether a Michigan funeral home violated federal employment bia...
A Man of Respect by godfather
Aug 27, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Well congratulations to Jim Turano. You have served the Communities for 37 years in the Real Estate Business and now through a chance meeting with a famous artist she had to sketch you. Very good by the way. Imagine this artist asked you to sit for hours, and you did so. The artist, Mandy Kelso c...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016 by queenshometeamkw
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . August 2016 Market Update Home sales in July dropped again for the fifth consecutive month. Despite the drop in transactions, home price increases have 2016 on track to be the best year for home...
What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails by cjleclaire
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s no question that designating a driver reduces drunken driving accidents and saves lives. Designated Driver Statistics As time goes along, more and more people have gotten on board with the idea of designating drivers. A Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) survey done in 2014 showed: That...
If I Return to Work Making Less Money, Am I Still Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits? by cjleclaire
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers So you’ve been hurt at work and you can’t perform your old job. What happens if you go back to work at a different position, making less money than you were before your injury? Are you still entitled to seek workers’ compensa...
The Difference that Jurisdiction Could Make in a High Profile Divorce Case by cjleclaire
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo   Different states and different countries have laws that can significantly affect the outcome of a divorce. A prime example is a high profile case reported in the New York Post . Tracey Hejalian-Amon is the wife of a wealthy estranged husband, Swiss businessman Maurice Alin Amon...