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By Diane Tiveron on December 22, 2014

There are essentially four types of entity choices for businesses: sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company (LLC), and corporation.

December 17, 2014

Under the Affordable Care Act, federal government, state government, insurers, employers and individuals are all given roles to improve the availability, quality and affordability of health insurance coverage in the United States. 

By Leonard London on December 11, 2014

Many people believe that simply by incorporating a corporation or forming a limited liability company they will be entitled to exclusive use of the name.  

December 9, 2014

It is that time of the year again-when we reflect on the year that was and look forward to new beginnings.  We also resolve to be better people: help others, exercise more, eat better, stress less, save more are all popular.  But what about your business?

December 5, 2014

Absent a prenuptial agreement to the contrary, everything accumulated during a marriage, with the exception of gifts from third parties, inheritances and personal injury awards, are considered marital property; title is not controlling.   This includes all income from employment received during the marriage.  Therefore, placing these monies into an account in your individual name will result in that account being considered marital property in the event of dissolution of the marriage.

December 3, 2014

In New York State, an action for divorce is started by filing a summons and complaint in the office of the county in which either party resides.  The summons and complaint seek to alter the marital status of the parties and to have the Court determine appropriate ancillary relief, such as custody of and access to children, support for children, support for a spouse and the equitable distribution of property and debt.

By Robin Friedman on December 1, 2014

The house is much too quiet.  The last child has been dropped off at college and now you are finally free.  Free to indulge in all the things you were putting off as part of your job as a full time parent.  The laundry is now drastically reduced.  The refrigerator doesn’t need to be replenished nearly as often as before.  And you get your spouse all to yourself.

By Robin Friedman on November 29, 2014

Prenuptial agreements used to be only for celebrities, but in the last few years they have become dramatically more common in the U.S., and now it’s quite ordinary for middle-class couples to ask for them.

By Robin Friedman on November 27, 2014

The divorce process is stressful, costly and highly personal.  Therefore, it is crucial that you hire the right attorney to help you.  When considering what attorney to hire you should consider the following:

November 25, 2014

While some divorces can be contentious and high-conflict, many couples have simply grown apart and desire to leave their marriage as amicably as possible. However, even where spouses are in agreement on most or all of the terms of their post-marriage life, they are often left with the uncertainty of whether their intended agreement is permitted under New York State law. Therefore, one of the most common questions in an uncontested divorce is, “Are we allowed to agree to this?”

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