Divorce in New York

June 27, 2010 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

In order to file for divorce in New York, at least one of the parties must meet the residency requirement and have lived in the state for at least one year. Legal grounds for divorce in New York include: • Adultery • Cruel and inhumane treatment • Imprisonment of either spouse • Abandonment for at […]

Social Security Denial: The Appeals Process

June 25, 2010 · by admin · in

When someone applies for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), the Social Security Administration (SSA) will review their application and then send a letter informing them of their decision to approve or deny the request. The SSA receives many applications for SSDI and it is possible that they deny a perfectly legitimate claim. Common reasons for […]

Why Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney?

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If someone is accused of a crime and is facing the possibility of going to jail, the best thing they can do is hire a defense attorney. It is very unlikely that the defendant has enough legal knowledge to represent themselves at a trial or try and work out a deal with the prosecution for […]

New York’s Point & Insurance Reduction Program

June 24, 2010 · by admin · in

New York state has a driving record points system. For every type of moving violation conviction, drivers will receive demerit points on their driving records. Violations can include speeding, reckless driving, failure to yield, DUI, or violations involving traffic signs or signals. The amount of points depends upon the severity of the violation. After receiving […]