The traditional “Nuclear Family” – two parents originally and only married to each other, with children – has become less common over the past several decades. This Leave It to Beaver paradigm has given way to a more diverse, intricate set of family types. View Full Post
In a recent decision of the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, in Holeck v. Beyel
, 145 A.D.3d 1600, 43 N.Y.S.2d 816, the court upheld a direction to a disabled father (the non-custodial parent) to apply to the Social Security Administration to change representative payee of the children’s social security disability (SSD) benefits from the father to the custodial mother. View Full Post
After you and the buyer of your business have completed negotiating your purchase, it’s time to prepare for closing. By following some simple steps, you will be well prepared to sign on the many dotted lines involved in these transactions.
The following is a checklist for selling your business in the U.S. View Full Post
It’s often the first idea people have when they want to know what their spouse is up to.: Surveillance.
We are not usually in the business of following people around to prove infidelity, but will bring in experienced surveillance personnel in the case of high net worth asset searches. View Full Post
If you have been reading the news lately, we have seen lots of electronic ink spilled over entitlement programs, especially Medicaid and its role in health care reform. Meanwhile, the report of the Trustees of the Social Security Fund issued a grim report earlier this month about the viability of the program upon which almost every American relies as an important piece of retirement income. View Full Post