Most people, including lawyers, rarely get pure joy from reading a legal opinion. Bills fans may have gleamed with happiness as they read the Second Circuit’s opinion upholding Tom Brady’s “Deflategate” suspension. Even then, they probably were not enamored with reading eighteen pages of labor law before getting to the payout.
With the upcoming presidential election, it is important to understand what a nonprofit organization can and can’t do when it comes to political activity. A nonprofit organization that is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (also known as a Section 501(c)(3) organization) may be tempted to promote policies that are in line with its nonprofit purpose. However, these entities must be very careful.
Each year, the city sells the properties of owners who are delinquent on their taxes and utility fees at its in-rem auction. At these auctions there are often intense bidding wars. These bidding wars result in the sale price being driven way above what’s needed to cover the back taxes. Here’s the catch: The city is only entitled to keep the amount that is owed, but this rarely happens.
Millions of consumers in the United States alone have signed credit card, mobile phone, car rental and other agreements without realizing that they contain compulsory arbitration provisions. Little does the average consumer know that by signing these agreements, you are agreeing that if any law suit comes up, arbitration must be used in lieu of other legal remedies.
Here are some of the most common questions we receive at initial consultation.
Kevin Mahoney sits down with Diane Tiveron to discuss what to do when asked to submit to a breathalyzer and the effect of a DWI on your ability to drive. Take a listen!
If you are like many individuals who are in the process of selling their home in the summer months, you may be wondering how to get the best value for your home. By following these five areas of improvement, which may cost as little as a few hundred dollars, you could be getting a higher return on your investment once your property is on the market.
If you’re one of the many who have quickly become wrapped up in the new mobile app Pokémon Go and are on the quest to catch ‘em all, it is important to consider both the physical and legal dangers that can arise when playing this very popular game.
If you have children getting ready for college, the transition can be stressful.
When she was more than 100 years old, onetime New York socialite Brooke Astor became America’s most famous case of financial elder abuse. Her son, Anthony Marshall, was convicted of stealing tens of millions of dollars of her assets.