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This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children. by queensledger
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 297 297 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one of the parents. (see Domestic Relations Law and Family Court Act) Joint Custody. If there is no Court...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York by cjleclaire
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 285 285 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who because they did not receive any pay for their work could not be considered employees and therefore di...
1SFU_SPARC1.jpg Are you interested in working with the senior population in Queens? by QueensCouncilArts
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you interested in working with the senior population in Queens? Then here is your chance to apply to a program that connects selected artists with senior citizens and places them in-residency at Senior Centers in Queens. Application Available: Wed, September 3rd Application Deadline: Septembe...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves by cjleclaire
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 331 331 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend time with a newborn. As an employer, understanding your obligations under this law can help you avoid d...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014 by queenshometeam
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 310 310 recommendations | email to a friend
  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increase in home price which is likely a result of a decrease in the number of homes on the market in Quee...
Michael Mossman Jazz Concert by Page3
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Michael Mossman Jazz Concert August 23, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 2013 Grammy nominated Jazz performer Michael Mossman will be performing at Atlas Park this Saturday, August 23rd, from 7-9PM. Mr. Mossman just returned from performing in Taiwan and will play some Louis Armstrong, Latin jazz and othe...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you by cjleclaire
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 363 363 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a complimentary drink or appetizer. Department stores send out coupons to returning customers. Supermarkets...
6CYR_580523_191908224283922_988219937_n.jpg U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors by AminovLaw
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 343 343 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court—in a unanimous decision—ruled that Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) inherited by anyone other than a spouse are not retirement funds and therefore are not protected from the beneficiary’s creditors in bankruptcy.   The reasoning is, because the benefi...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014 by queenshometeam
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 352 352 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace with the year-over-year growth seen last month and keeping home prices growing at a sustainable pace...
IZW6_estate_planning_attorney_background.jpg Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected by RobinsonlawPA
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 360 360 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you and your new spouse to plan for your future – for richer or for poorer, in sickness and in health. Wh...