Ever wonder what happens to your favorite characters after the movie ends? Want to take those characters and put them in your own movie? If you are not careful, you might find yourself and your “fan film” facing a federal lawsuit.
A recent N.Y. Court of Appeals case, Matter of Columbia County Support Collection Unit v. Risley, 2016 N.Y. LEXIS 1603, 2016 NY Slip Op 04325 (N.Y. June 7, 2016), may be of interest for those involved in family law matters, specifically the regulations governing child support.
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.