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These times are new to all of us.   Our clients and your needs are important to us and we are here to assist you with your estate planning, estate administration, probate estates and trust issues. ...
Lost a Loved one due to Caronavirus? Free Consultation
Mar 30, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
Helping Our Community under these Stressful Financial Times without leaving the “Safety” of your home During these times with such financial hardship, our firm will waive all retainer fees in most ...
Do I Have to Pay My Rent During the Coronavirus Crisis?
Mar 30, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
I Heard That Tenants Might Not Have to Pay Rent During the Coronavirus shutdown. Is this True? Yes – Under a proposed [1] New York State Law, all residential tenants who qualify will have their ren...
COVID 19 Response Employment Impacts for New York Workers and Businesses
Mar 30, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
As we all know, there is only one issue in the news right now: the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), its varied impacts upon global societies, and the increasingly extraordinary measures being taken by...
When you go out of your way to screw someone, Karma will bite you hard!
Mar 29, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
Karma means action, work or deed; it also refers to the spiritual principle of cause and effect where intent and actions of an individual (cause) influence the future of that individual (effect). G...
Law Office of Bonnie Lawston,P.C. Video Conference & Telephone Consultations
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At the Law Offices of Bonnie Lawston, P.C., the health and safety of our staff, colleagues and clients is our top priority. You rely on us for your personal and professional needs, and we remain re...
How Dangerous Is Texting While Driving Compared with Drunk Driving?
Mar 13, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 356 356 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Texting While Driving May Be More Dangerous than DWI It may come as a surprise that texting while driving is more worrisome to the majority of drivers than drunk driving. This is true despite t...
What Are Your Chances of Being in a Car Accident?
Mar 13, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
Protecting Your Legal Rights in Car Accidents Claims You may have heard people say that everyone will be in a car accident at some point in their lives. While this statement is a generality and isn...
NEGOTIATING A CONTRACT?
Mar 13, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 451 451 recommendations | email to a friend
HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: Negotiating the terms of a contract is an integral part to any business or employment agreement as it will control the rights and obligations of each party throughout...
Effect of the #MeToo Movement on New York Employment Law
Mar 13, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Harvey Weinstein Convicted in NY Criminal Trial for Rape and Sexual Abuse We are reminded of the effect of the #MeToo movement on New York employment law as the jury rendered guilty verdicts for Ha...

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Hey union heads, better lose my number
Hell hath no fury like a governor scorned! Leaders from community organizations across the city held a rally in Manhattan last week after reports surfaced that Governor Andrew Cuomo told union head...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1131 1131 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reunited, and it feels so good
After nearly seven years of disrupting the balance of power in the State Senate, the eight members of the breakaway Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) that enjoyed a power-sharing agreement wi...
Apr 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1110 1110 recommendations | email to a friend
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The divisions between Cuomo & Blaz run deep
The living conditions in New York City's public housing has become quite the political hot potato. Days after gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon, who played Miranda on the hit HBO series “Sex an...
Apr 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 821 821 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adams plans 2021 mayoral run. Maybe. Not Really. He is.
This just might be one of the worst-kept secrets in New York City politics. A new website has been set up by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams with the simple message, “Imagine what he will emb...
Mar 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1065 1065 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jeffries puts hip-hop in the House
People recognize a number of women who have made significant contributions to society throughout the history of the United States during Women's History Month, but one elected official from Brookly...
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1113 1113 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roster of seven set to take on IDC
There's seven challengers to members of the State Senate who joined the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC), and on Sunday at Medger Evers College in Brooklyn they all shared a stage with each ...
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1050 1050 recommendations | email to a friend
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The story behind the light
We ran this undated photo from our archives at the beginning of last month and received a number of responses from our readers, but have just been too busy covering the comings, goings, triumphs an...
Feb 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 852 852 recommendations | email to a friend
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Espinal gets Dem nod, headed to Albany
Barring some dark-horse candidate emerging from the Republican Party, it looks like Ari Espinal will replace Councilman Francisco Moya in the Assembly for the time being. The Democratic Party annou...
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 888 888 recommendations | email to a friend
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Old Dem rivalry plays out in special election
The longstanding political rivalry between Francisco Moya and Julissa Ferreras-Copeland is still taking place through proxy battles, even though the latter has left Queens. The two duked it out in ...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 857 857 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paladino eyeing challenge to Avella
A Whitestone woman who single-handedly chased the mayor out of her neighborhood last summer has her sights set on ousting another elected official. A source with the Queens Republican Party confirm...
Feb 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 846 846 recommendations | email to a friend
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De Blasio skip Grammy's, but Singh sings
We guess sometimes public service has it drawbacks. Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife were spotted prancing and schmoozing on the red carpet before this year's Grammy awards show at Madison Square ...
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1178 1178 recommendations | email to a friend
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Member of the GOP, but not Vets Committee
In a heavily Democratic City Council, there hasn't really been much political backlash for Councilman Eric Ulrich, currently the sole Republican in the legislative body from Queens. Ulrich represen...
Jan 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1067 1067 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where there's Wills, there's a way
When God closes one door, he opens another...sometimes for somebody else. The corruption conviction of former councilman Ruben Wills opened up a spot on the City Council for a new face, and jumping...
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 829 829 recommendations | email to a friend
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A look at this year's Tony Award recipients
Another year has come to end, and it's that time that we take stock of the best (and in some cases, the worst) that the previous year had to offer. In the world of entertainment that means self-con...
Jan 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 808 808 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters Go Crazy About a Sharp-Dressed Pol, Part II
Last week we started to bring you the dapper elected officials who made Brad “Gersty” Gerstman's 5th Annual Best-Dressed Politicians List Gerstman is a founding partner of Gotham Government Relatio...
Jan 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 837 837 recommendations | email to a friend
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