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  • Estate Planning Law Firm - Syracuse, NY

    Why Estate Planning is Beneficial

    Did you know that Estate Planning can vary from person to person, is different from situation to situation, and that one size does not fit all? 

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  • Do I Have To Pay For a Social Security Disability Lawyer image of kimberly slimbaugh from mcv law

    Do I Have To Pay For a Social Security Disability Lawyer?

    While many clients worry about paying for a lawyer upfront, that's not a concern when working with MCV Law. We take cases on a contingency basis, which means there is no fee unless we win your case.

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  • MCV Law Landlord Services Team Image for Eviction Law Expiration New York State

    The Emergency Eviction & Foreclosure Prevention Act Has Expired

    After a long year, as of midnight on January 15, 2022, the moratorium within New York State on evictions has been lifted and the Hardship Declaration no longer needs to be served upon the tenants. The tenants no longer have the ability to stay an eviction proceeding solely based upon a signed Hardship Declaration.

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  • image of grace nichols for mcv law blog post on Covid-19 and NYS Workers’ Compensation: How to Receive Benefits

    Covid-19 and NYS Workers’ Compensation: How to Receive Benefits

    It has been nearly two years since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and with the new Omicron variant spreading rapidly, workers all over New York State continue to be at risk of contracting this virus every day they go to work. We are additionally beginning to see the longer term effects the virus might have on those who were infected.

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    SSDI and Federal Income Tax

    If you receive Social Security Disability benefits, you may have to pay Federal taxes on your retroactive award and/or your ongoing monthly benefits in certain circumstances. This can happen if you receive income from other sources or if your spouse earns income. New York State does not tax SSDI benefits.

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