New York Changes the Laws for Teen Drivers to Make Roads Safer

March 30, 2010 · by igniweb · in

For many teens, getting a driver’s license is one step towards establishing their independence and entering adulthood.  A new state law will make teens wait a bit longer before cruising off onto the road in New York.  With the new law, teens with a learner’s permit will have a six month waiting period before taking […]

A New York State Program Helps Families Deal With Divorce

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For parents dealing with divorce or separation, the state of New York offers parenting and child well-being classes through the Parent Education and Awareness Program (PEAP).  The classes are are taught by certified providers across the state.  Parents can be referred to PEAP through a judge, attorney, mediator, mental health professional or by self referral.  […]

Don’t Let a Criminal Record Prevent You from Finding a Job

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If you have a criminal record, finding a job may be challenging.  Having a criminal record often makes it more difficult to receive certain government benefits, obtain affordable housing or gain entrance into certain social services programs.  While having a criminal record can make finding a job more difficult, it doesn’t mean that you will […]

The SSA Compassionate Allowances Program Expands Its List of Medical Conditions

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The Compassionate Allowances Program allows the administration to quickly identify diseases and other medical conditions that qualify under its Listing of Impairments based on minimal objective medical information. Reviews of disability applications can be expedited for people with severely disabling conditions.  The program originally had 50 medical impairments listed and this year has added 38 […]

Personal Injury: How an Attorney Can Help

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If you are involved in a personal injury, you may have to deal with expensive medical bills.  Experiencing a personal injury can affect your employment as you may be unable to return to work due to pain and discomfort. You may be able to receive compensation for medical expenses and lost wages.  Some of the […]

Leaving the Scene of an Accident in New York State

March 23, 2010 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Any driver knows that car accidents happen and that it can create a serious fine as well as an increase in car insurance premiums. Drivers also know that hit and run accidents are also common. Some drivers leave the scene of an accident to evade any potential charges or because they did not think any […]

What to Do When You Get A Traffic Ticket In New York State

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Receiving a traffic ticket can be very stressful. However, when getting a ticket in New York, there are important procedures to follow to prevent having your license suspended. The first thing a driver needs to do is respond to the ticket as soon as possible. A driver only has a certain amount of time to […]