How DIY Documents Can Lead to an Estate Planning Mishap

In today’s technology age, do-it-yourself (DIY) online services are common. Many people use DIY services to file their taxes, pay their bills, and apply for car insurance. Individuals choose to use DIY services because they believe it is a cheaper means to accomplish what they want to get done. However, when it comes to estate planning, the cheaper option isn’t always best. Continue reading “How DIY Documents Can Lead to an Estate Planning Mishap”

Family Law Considerations When One Parent is a Non-Citizen

For centuries, people have looked to New York as a place of hope and opportunity for immigrants. Today, New York State still boasts a large population of both legal and undocumented immigrants. In 2014, 775,000 undocumented immigrants made up 17 percent of the immigrant population and 3.9 percent of the total population in New York, according to the American Immigration Council. With such a large population of non-citizens in New York, it is imperative that non-citizen parents, as well as U.S. citizen partners, understand their rights in family court. Continue reading “Family Law Considerations When One Parent is a Non-Citizen”