In early June 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed new legislation that is targeted at ending payday debt traps.
An order of protection is a court order directing an individual to stay away and refrain from communicating with another, or to refrain from “offensive conduct” toward another.
Luke 10:25-37 tells of a time when a lawyer asked Jesus to provide further detail as to the instruction of "love thy neighbor" and is answered with the parable of the Good Samaritan.
With the warm weather finally back in Buffalo and summer quickly approaching, property owners need to keep in mind the injury risk swimming pools pose to children.
A “liquidated damages” clause in your business contract is a legal tool that can be very advantageous.
Governor Cuomo’s 2016-17 Budget has passed, as well as the enactment of several pieces of legislation to implement the budget’s fiscal plan, resulting in the STAR exemption program undergoing some significant changes.
One of the most frequently asked questions I receive from a divorce client is, “Can I be charged with abandonment if I move out?”
IRAs and 401(k)s – the technicalities of retirement funds and finance can be overwhelming. When preparing for retirement, it is not uncommon to rely on the advice and direction of an experienced financial adviser, also known as an investment or retirement adviser, to help navigate different investment options and ensure your assets are protected.
Hopefully you have never received a call from a debt collector about a delinquent debt. However, the fact is that millions of Americans have delinquent debt and interactions with debt collectors are part of their daily routine. Whether that debt stems from student loans, unpaid medical bills or credit cards, the calls from debt collectors will start coming eventually. Whether you are one of the people currently dealing with these calls or not, it is important that you understand what conduct is prohibited under the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”).