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What is the Difference Between A Contested and Uncontested Divorce?
- Mar 19 2019
If you’re considering getting a divorce, it’s important to understand the differences between those which are contested and those which are uncontested. Our Divorce/Family/Matrimonial attorneys can help you determine the best path for your ...
Attorney Kelly Mikullitz Obtains $1.5M for Student Who Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury in College Classroom
- Mar 14 2019
Attorney Kelly Mikullitz reached a $1.5 million settlement last week in a case involving a college in western New York where her client, a former student of the school, suffered ...
A Primer on the Basics of IRAs
- Mar 8 2019
IRAs are a great way to grow tax-free savings for your retirement, but the rules concerning their establishment and operation can be confusing. Our experienced attorneys can you help determine ...
STAR Tax Deadline is March 1st
- Feb 27 2019
Attention all homeowners! Are you registered for the STAR credit? The deadline to register is Friday, March 1st. To determine if you’re eligible to save hundreds of dollars each year ...
Steve Coffey Wins $350,000 For Injuries in Auto/Pedestrian Accident
- Feb 22 2019
After a 2-day trial in Albany County Supreme Court, Personal Injury Attorney Steve Coffey won a $350,000 jury verdict for a client injured in an auto/pedestrian accident. Theo Palmer of ...
Will a Psychological Evaluation be Ordered in Your Custody Proceeding?
- Feb 21 2019
In child custody proceedings, the Court will decide what custodial arrangement is in the best interests of the child. The health, welfare and safety of the child are, of course, ...
Child Victims Act in New York: Bringing Justice to Survivors
- Feb 14 2019
Earlier today Governor Cuomo signed the Child Victims Act into law. New York State finally has created a way for the thousands of New Yorkers who were victimized as children ...
Thousands Claim Link Between Baby Powder and Cancer
- Feb 13 2019
Pam Nichols’s February Newsletter “A product mothers can trust’. Generations of mothers know this is the advertising promise behind Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder, the talc product with a fragrance ...
Estate Planning Tips for the New Year
- Jan 15 2019
Make it your resolution to get organized! We know it makes sense to ‘have our affairs in order’ but it can daunting to know where to begin. With the New ...
Jeffrey Siegel Named Managing Partner at O’Connell and Aronowitz
- Jan 14 2019
O’Connell and Aronowitz is pleased to announce that Jeffrey A. Siegel has been named Managing Partner effective Jan. 1, 2019. He assumes the role from predecessor Pamela Nichols with whom ...
Who Gets the Family Pet in Divorce?
- Jan 5 2019
With the rise in pet ownership and high incidence of divorce, pet custody has become more common.
Don’t Let Frozen Pipes Burst Your Real Estate Transactions
- Jan 2 2019
Are you away for the winter? Or selling a home that you have already moved out of? It’s getting cold outside and, as we well know, Northeast winters can be ...
O&A Sponsors Fall Conference of SUNY Student Assembly
- Dec 10 2018
For the third consecutive year, O’Connell & Aronowitz and Student Defenders, a division of O&A’s Criminal Defense practice, were sponsors of the State University of New York Student Assembly 2018 ...
Myths and Mistakes In Estate Planning: Do-it-Yourself Wills
- Dec 3 2018
Though online Will ‘forms’ may seem better than having no Will at all, they could later be found invalid leaving your family and your last wishes at the mercy of ...
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