Blog Posts in November, 2013

  • Police to increase DUI enforcement over Thanksgiving in New York

    || 26-Nov-2013

    People across the state are likely to travel to see friends and family over the extended Thanksgiving weekend. While families are meeting for celebrations with loved ones, police in New York are likely going to be out in full force, patrolling the state's roadways. According to a recent article in the New York Post, State Police will be working to pull over drivers that they suspect of ...
    Continue Reading
  • Are you struggling to enforce a child support order in New York?

    || 22-Nov-2013

    Here in New York, child support laws require parents to support their children financially whether or not they have custody, and regardless of whether children were born in wedlock. Child support is calculated by using a formula that takes a number of factors into account. It is very important that child support orders are crafted in the best interests of children and that parents are forced to ...
    Continue Reading
  • Now illegal for NY truckers to text or call while driving

    || 14-Nov-2013

    When sitting at a stoplight or in a traffic jam, it can be tempting for many people to glance at their phone. Some people send a quick text message, and others might place a call as the traffic crawls along. While this is tempting, especially for truck and commercial drivers who are often on the road all day, it is now illegal in New York for commercial drivers to send text messages or call using ...
    Continue Reading
  • Can a divorce affect your Social Security benefits?

    || 4-Nov-2013

    According to data provided by Dr. Phil, in 2003, 60 percent of marriages for couples between the ages of 20 and 25 ended in divorce. And although it’s ten years later, statistics haven’t changed much and researchers believe that many divorces happen during this time in a person’s life. But what about people who decide to divorce later in life? Called a "grey divorce," ...
    Continue Reading