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Lawyer As Employer The Business Decisions Involved With Getting Help For Your Firm
Published: 2018-10-12
The first step in becoming an employer is recognizing that you need help The next step is deciding which type of help you need This article in the NYSBA Association Journal outlines the important considerations to think about when hiring and expanding your solo practice Reprinted with permission from New York State Bar 91 93 The post Lawyer as Employer The Business Decisions Involved With Getting Help for Your Firm appeared first on Kaminetzky Law
Game Over
Published: 2018-9-20
Hitting the news lately is the fact that there is apparently a new growing cause of divorce at least in the UK The video game Fortnite was listed in 200 divorces so far in 2018 as being partly to blame for the demise of the marriage While we in New York have irretrievable breakdown as 91 93 The post Game Over appeared first on Kaminetzky Law
What Are Advance Directives In New York
Published: 2018-8-16
Advance Directives are documents which let you make decisions on how you want your financial and medical affairs handled if you cannot handle them yourself In New York we have a health care proxy which can include a HIPAA release living will and power of attorney They differ from a will in that they are 91 93 The post What Are Advance Directives in New York appeared first on Kaminetzky Law
Mediation Of Estate Issues
Published: 2018-6-28
Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending a continuing education class on the use of mediation in Estate cases Having been drafting estate plans for years and also being an experienced divorce mediator I pondered whether mediation might be preferable to litigation in situations where a will contest is imminent After attending the 91 93 The post Mediation of Estate Issues appeared first on Kaminetzky Law
The Role Of The Review Attorney In Mediation
Published: 2018-4-26
Mediation clients often ask why do I need a review attorney Mediation is becoming ever more popular as people realize the value of having help in making decisions about their split however they do not want to lawyer up and risk having an adversarial situation The mediator does not represent either party and will be 91 93 The post The Role of the Review Attorney in Mediation appeared first on Kaminetzky Law
Who Gets The Frozen Embryos In A Divorce
Published: 2018-4-05
As if couples don t have enough to think about when dividing assets and deciding on custody the concept of making decisions about reproductive technology is becoming more common Many people are waiting longer to get married and start families and many people are beginning to take advantage of the newest reproductive technology available to them 91 93 The post Who Gets the Frozen Embryos in a Divorce appeared first on Kaminetzky Law
Do You Know The Story Of Saint Valentine
Published: 2018-2-12
Back in the days of the Romans a law was passed that the soldiers were not allowed to get married because it was believed that romance would take their minds off of the battle and they would not do well A Catholic priest named Valentine married about 200 soldiers to their girlfriends in secret His actions 91 93 The post Do You Know the Story of Saint Valentine appeared first on Kaminetzky Law
Therapy And Divorce
Published: 2018-1-26
Sometimes clients need help resolving personal issues that are not within my expertise They may need to be able to come to terms with the loss of their marriage and the part they played in it They frequently have stress and even post traumatic stress disorder Since I am not equipped to treat them I 91 93 The post Therapy and Divorce appeared first on Kaminetzky Law
The One Session Mediation
Published: 2018-1-18
Yes you read that correctly It can and has been done I have successfully mediated a divorce which took only one session The couple had no children no real estate and very few assets and debts They both wanted to reach an agreement quickly and were willing to work together toward that goal There was 91 93 The post The One Session Mediation appeared first on Kaminetzky Law
Update On Divorce And Tax Law
Published: 2018-1-05
Now that the new tax law is official this is what it means for divorcing couples First of all alimony or maintenance as we call it in New York will not be deductible by the payor for any agreement executed after December 31 2018 Note that the divorce judgment does not need to be signed only 91 93 The post Update on Divorce and Tax Law appeared first on Kaminetzky Law