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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 ...
Buying a New Home? Read This Before You Start the Process
- Oct 30 2018
This infographic outlines helpful steps to take before beginning the home buying process that can make it easier to get into your dream house.
Life After Divorce: Spousal Support and Post-Divorce Maintenance in NY
- Oct 18 2018
When a marriage ends, questions arise on how the divorce will impact overall lifestyle during and after the divorce process. Post Divorce Maintenance, spousal support or alimony are meant to ...
Every Person, Regardless of Age, Susceptible to Unintentional Falls
- Oct 12 2018
Pam Nichols’s October Newsletter According to the National Safety Council, over 34,000 Americans died in 2016 from the common and preventable injury of falling. Even more worrisome is that this ...
The Importance of Emotional Support During a Divorce
- Sep 26 2018
Finding ways to manage the stress of divorce is essential to making the best of this emotional, life-changing event.
What is the Difference Between Mortgage Pre-Qualification and Pre-Approval?
- Sep 23 2018
If you’re thinking of purchasing a home, you may have heard that Sellers will want to see that you’re pre-qualified or pre-approved before you submit an offer. Sometimes mortgage lenders ...
Construction Site Safety in NY
- Sep 18 2018
Careers in construction can be rewarding but there is also significant potential for injury. This infographic details common construction accidents of which workers should be aware.
Kurt Bratten to Present at Cybersecurity Symposium
- Sep 7 2018
Kurt Bratten is slated to present at the 6th Annual Cybersecurity Symposium hosted by GreyCastle Security. The event, entitled “Cybersecurity Bipedalism: The Next Evolution of Risk, Resilience and Reality”, combines ...
Celebrating a Safer, More Just America
- Aug 30 2018
Pam Nichols’s August Newsletter The 2018 Justice Served Awards honor nominees for their commitment to a safer, more just America. Meet the nominees in this issue of our newsletter and ...
What Happens If You Die Without a Will in New York?
- Aug 27 2018
If you die without a Will, known as dying ‘intestate’, the New York Estates Powers and Trusts Law provides a process which allows your assets to pass to your closest ...
Four O’Connell & Aronowitz Attorneys Named to 2019 Best Lawyers® List
- Aug 23 2018
O’Connell & Aronowitz is pleased to announce that four lawyers have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, ...
How Lead Poisoning Affects Children
- Aug 21 2018
This Centers for Disease Control infographic highlights some of the many dangers children face from exposure to lead. The legal team at O’Connell and Aronowitz are fierce advocates for injured ...
What Legal Documents Should Be Updated After A Divorce?
- Aug 16 2018
Once you are divorced, it is imperative to make changes to certain legal documents. Below is a list of common legal documents that should be updated when your divorce is ...