Blog Posts in March, 2014

  • Some feel New York surrogate laws are outdated

    || 25-Mar-2014

    There are some who would argue that New York laws as regard surrogacy have not kept up with existing technology. New York laws currently do not allow for contracts between individuals contemplating surrogate birth - nor does it allow for couples to offer compensation for surrogacy. One Assemblywoman has proposed legislation that would help spell out such agreements. Her legislation would also ...
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  • Local traffic stops lead to arrests in Duchess County

    || 21-Mar-2014

    According to local authorities in Duchess County, New York, 15 drivers were arrested over St. Patrick’s Day week. All of the arrests involved impaired driving charges. However, there was variety within those arrests. For example, only four were felonies. Some of those arrested also face traffic violation charges, such as one 50-year old woman from Ellenville who was charged with unlicensed ...
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  • Billions in child support remain unpaid on national level

    || 12-Mar-2014

    Certain commentators' feel that changes to the 1996 federal welfare laws has resulted in many single mothers being placed in an untenable situation. One study conducted by a pair of individuals at the Luxembourg Income Study Center at the Graduate Center City University of New York suggests that 63 percent of single mother families are in poverty. There are many reasons for why this happens to ...
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  • New York reckless driving: Cop hurt in hit and run ATV accident

    || 7-Mar-2014

    Drivers committing traffic violations are not uncommon in New York, where officials issue citations on a daily basis. Drivers who have received traffic citations may have experienced the far-reaching consequences that are possible, especially in instances of repeat offenses. When a police officer pulled off a man for reckless driving of an ATV recently, nobody expected what happened next. The ...
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