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Can Your Family Have Access to Your E-Mail after Your Death?
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
In today's electronic world, the idea of property has changed dramatically. In the past, when you were putting together an estate plan, the only intangible property that might be a part of it was c...
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Settles $1.3 Million for Construction Worker Injury Prior to Trial
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 300 300 recommendations | email to a friend
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP successfully negotiated a $1.3 million settlement for a 41 year-old Asian male construction worker, who was injured while performing asbestos removal work at an upsta...
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
What Posters Must Employers Display based on NY Employment Laws? A number of laws have been passed that require employers to display posters. It is often hard to keep up with all the requirements a...
Using Our Schools to Curb School Shootings
Feb 16, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 461 461 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Cindy Silver-LeClaire Access to Counseling and Instilling Values are Key to Addressing Culture of Violence Once again, we are collectively stunned, watching reports of a number of high scho...
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Recovers $700,000 in a Settlement Prior to Trial
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 428 428 recommendations | email to a friend
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP recovered $700,000 for a 43-year-old Asian male sign installer in a settlement prior to trial. The sign installer fell from a 16-foot extension ladder at a renovation...
Surrogate Court Gives Lifetime Promise Priority Over Will
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 376 376 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most common way to transfer property upon death in the State of New York is through a valid will or trust.   What happens, though, if you’ve entered into a binding contract to transfer ...
Job Termination: What Should You Know?
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 431 431 recommendations | email to a friend
Frequently Asked Questions About Job Termination Deciding to fire or layoff an employee is often a tough decision. Sometimes employees have adverse reactions and retaliate if they believe the termi...
Jamie Lynn Macchia, From Miss New York To The Campaign For #MoreThan4: A Young Woman On The Path Of Success.
Feb 10, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 185 185 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Jamie Lynn Macchia is a 26-year-old Magna Cum Laude graduate of Wagner College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Arts Administration and Marketing. While in...
Court Limits Scope of Release Involving Estate and Trust Accounting
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 455 455 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bonnie Lawston   |   Feb 7, 2018   |   Estate Administration It’s pretty common procedure for a fiduciary to a trust to obtain a release, with the objective of waiving the fiduciary’s obligati...
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by   Stephen D. Hans   | Feb 7, 2018 |   Employment Defense Attorney FAQ for Restaurant Owners For restaurant owners, who are busy running their day-to-day business, New York Labor laws can seem li...

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Insulting consulting
Dear Editor, During his run for mayor in 2013, then-public advocate Bill de Blasio blasted then-mayor Mike Bloomberg for spending too much money on consultants. He vowed to "end the consultant clas...
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 299 299 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vote out the IDC
Dear Editor, After watching the Affordable Care Act repealed for the American Health Care Act, which will literally cost thousands of lives, I cannot fathom how the Independent Democratic Caucus an...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 331 331 recommendations | email to a friend
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Off the tracks?
Dear Editor, The recent release of a February 2017 internal City Hall memo reveals that the proposed financing of a Brooklyn-Queens street car, known as BQX, by capturing a piece of rising property...
May 10, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 342 342 recommendations | email to a friend
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To mothers
Dear Editor, Mother's Day is fast approaching and is a time to remember mothers both near and far. Some of our mothers have passed on, but are still near and dear to our hearts. My own mother passe...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 314 314 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pope & Trump
Dear Editor, CNN reported President Donald Trump's first foreign trip will include visits to Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican. The Catholic newspaper The Tablet, quoting the Holy See, confirmed...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 277 277 recommendations | email to a friend
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No justice
Dear Editor, A jury on Long Island recently found Cesar Gonzales-Mugaburu not guilty of sexually abusing his foster sons over a period of 19 years. This was the first time he had been prosecuted de...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 338 338 recommendations | email to a friend
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We need BQX
Dear Editor, I live in Queens but work in Brooklyn as a lead concierge. Every weekend I have to take multiple trains going through Manhattan because it’s the only way to get to Brooklyn from Queens...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
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Abolish Co-ops
Dear Editor, The primary loss of the affordable housing stock in 153,000 rent-stabilized apartments from 1994-2012 in Ne York City has been due to co-op conversions, whereby the petty bourgeoisie b...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Loosie' proposition
Dear Editor, Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposal to raise the cost of a pack of cigarettes from $10.50 to $13, just like past increases, will not discourage consumption. The growth of illegal street co...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 285 285 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delusional GOP
Dear Editor, Is Edward Riecks really that concerned with Hollywood (“Moving Out” - 4/27)? Does he really think President Donald Trump and his "elite swamp dwellers" can better relate to the middle ...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 269 269 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gone too soon
Dear Editor, Another Bravest at the FDNY has died in the line of duty. Firefighter William Tolley sought only to save lives and to protect property. Tolley was dedicated to the FDNY and to the City...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 284 284 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spectrum stinks
Dear Editor, I'm glad my councilman, Rory Lancman, joined IBEW Local 3 workers on the picket line when their union went on strike against Spectrum on March 28. They're protesting Spectrum's elimina...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 337 337 recommendations | email to a friend
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Using influence
Dear Editor, Should Mayor Bill de Blasio want to implement acceptance of the MTA Metrocard for a free transfer between bus, subway and ferry, all he has to do is use his influence. For starters, he...
Apr 25, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 365 365 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help the homeless
Dear Editor, Poverty seems to be increasing in our neighborhoods, but what can we do? I was recently in the Glen Oaks Village shopping area and saw men and women, young and old, begging. Some I spo...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 337 337 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mass hysteria
Dear Editor, First it was Amtrak that was unable to restore service to Penn Station. Then last week the entire subway system was crippled during Friday's morning commute by an electrical problem. W...
Apr 25, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 379 379 recommendations | email to a friend
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