CARES Act Eviction Moratorium

CARES Act Eviction Moratorium The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) mandates an eviction moratorium until July 25, 2020 which: restricts landlords of covered properties from filing new eviction actions for non-payment of rent; prohibits charging fees, penalties, or other charges to the tenant related to such nonpayment of rent. Prohibits landlords…

Legal Help for NY Victims of Domestic Abuse During the Covid-19 Crisis

Legal Help for NY Victims of Domestic Abuse During the Covid-19 Crisis

Legal Help for NY Victims of Domestic Abuse During the Covid-19 Crisis We have all heard Coronavirus referred to as the “invisible enemy”, but during this time of mandated social distancing, the pandemic has exposed certain vulnerable segments of our population to a much more human threat as well. For those individuals who are, or…

Information About Power of Attorney

Information About Power of Attorney

Information About Power of Attorney Everyone needs a properly prepared New York statutory power of attorney (POA) to avoid expensive and time-consuming guardianship proceedings. A New York Power of Attorney will save you and your family thousands of dollars and expedite the handling of your financial affairs in the event of mental or physical disability.…

The gig-economy must protect its workers during the pandemic.

The gig-economy must protect its workers during the pandemic. A RESPONSE TO 3/30/2020 BUFFALO NEWS ARTICLE “Is it Really a Strike if Instacart Workers Aren’t Employees?” Rampant employee misclassification in the gig-economy industry creates an environment that encourages workplace violations and abuses. While these “progressive” companies earn billions of dollars in profits each year, it…