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    How to Start an Eviction in New York State

    Types of Eviction Cases Landlord-Tenant Law in New York is complex. The exact steps to take to evict a tenant will depend on the particular grounds for the eviction. If a tenant is not paying their rent, you may start a nonpayment case to sue them for payment, and ask the Court to evict the tenant if they still do not pay. To evict a tenant or occupant for a reason other than nonpayment of rent, such as activity that violates their lease agreement and/or staying past their month-to-month lease

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    How to Prove Negligence in a Slip and Fall Incident in New York

    What Do I Need to Prove If I've Been Injured in a Slip and Fall Incident in New York? If you were injured in a slip and fall incident in New York State, you may be wondering what you need to prove in order to successfully pursue a Personal Injury claim. Slip and fall accidents can result in serious injuries, and it is important to understand your legal rights and options. Property owners have a duty to keep their premises reasonably safe and to warn visitors of any known hazards that may not

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    Can You Collect Social Security Disability Benefits and Workers' Compensation Benefits at the Same Time?

    Workers' Compensation Offset If you are eligible, it is possible to receive both Workers' Compensation and Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits at the same time. However, if you are receiving Workers' Compensation benefits and file for SSD benefits, your SSD benefits may be reduced. Social Security law provides that you may only receive up to 80% of your average current earnings (ACE) between SSD and Workers' Compensation. If your SSD and Workers' Compensation benefits are over 80% of your

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  • I Have a Workers' Compensation Hearing Coming Up. What Should I Do?

    Why Do I Have a Workers’ Compensation Hearing? Workers’ Compensation hearings can be scheduled for a number of reasons. The preparations needed for each hearing differ based on the issues being raised. A hearing can be scheduled at the request of you (the injured worker), your attorney or licensed representative, the insurance carrier, and in some cases the Workers’ Compensation Board. The hearing notice will indicate the purpose of your hearing and the specific issues or disputes being addr

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  • Wills Lawyer in Syracuse

    How to Protect Your Family Members' Income-Based Benefits and Disability Benefits With a Will

    Did you know that if you have a family member receiving income-based or disability benefits, you need a Will to protect their benefits? Do you have a Special Needs Child? Is your parent in a nursing home on Medicaid?  Does your sibling receive disability benefits or SNAP? If your next of kin is receiving disability benefits, Medicaid, and/or SNAP, they could instantly stop receiving these benefits if they inherit from your estate. You can protect your loved one by providing for them in your Wil

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