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Raise the Age Offenses of Minors Now Effective  Parents in the Hudson Valley need to know about an important change to the way New York’s criminal justice system treats young people charged with a crime.  Last year, New York enacted what is commonly known as the “Raise the Age Law.”  It went into effect on…

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Bet you didn’t know that DWI could cost you up to $7,500 As a Hudson Valley criminal defense attorney, I am often asked about Driving While Intoxicated (“DWI”) cases.  Hudson Valley residents have an array of questions regarding DWI that they can’t wait to pose to an attorney.  The questions include those about whether to…

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What to Expect When Expecting a Divorce Face it, divorce is more common today than it has ever been. Yet, fear of the unknown will often cause people in unhappy marriages to stay in unhappy marriages. As a divorce attorney, clients have come to my office at many stages of the divorce process – either…

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Tax Implications of a Divorce As a Hudson Valley divorce attorney, there are certain matters I am always asked about when consulting with potential new clients. These are the “obvious” questions such as how will my child’s residence be determined? How will divorce affect my relationship with and ability to see him? How much will…

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Should Convictions and Arrests be Reported on Job Applications? As a Hudson Valley criminal defense attorney, I frequently am asked about whether convictions and arrests must be reported on job applications or, for those already employed, whether they must be reported to their employer. Getting into legal trouble is unfortunately easier than one might think….

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Avoid a DWI:  How much alcohol is too much? Several years ago the New York State STOP-DWI Association, Inc. launched the “STOP-DWI Crackdown Weekends” to better coordinate and promote county efforts to achieve greater visibility of DWI enforcement activities.  The Association has found that when there is visible and reported heightened watch; drivers are less…

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Can You Cancel the New York Durable Power of Attorney? A durable power of attorney is a document by which you give to another person (your “agent”) the authority to take legal and financial actions for you, on your behalf. Powers of attorney are commonly used in elder law and estate planning to enable children…

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How Second Marriages Can Affect Your Estate Planning As a long time estate planning and elder law attorney, my clients have gone from mostly married couples at the beginning of my practice to a varied array of combinations of people who wish to provide for each other and their families. Often, I now see couples…

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Should You Submit to a Breathalyzer? As a Hudson Valley DWI defense attorney, I am often asked whether one should submit to a chemical test – commonly known as a “breathalyzer”- when they have been arrested on suspicion of DWI (“Driving While Intoxicated”).  Unfortunately, there is no simple, “one-size-fits-all” answer to the question.  The answer…

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Trump Tax Proposals The following is an overview of President-Elect Trump’s (“Trump”) tax plan based upon the tax proposals put forth during his candidacy. Congress must approve the trump tax proposals before they become law and, thus, the final outcome of these proposals are quite likely to be different then the original plan suggested by…

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