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Law Office of Yuriy Moshes P.C. blog is a law firm blog for up to date content. Check back here often for news, legal developments and tips. We look forward to hearing from you and thanks for reading our blog. We welcome suggestions on topics you would like featured in the blog. Whether you are another lawyer, a current or past client, we look forward to a nice dialogue about today’s legal trends. We aim to update our blog on a weekly basis, and check out our Facebook page for legal tips of the day.

We specialize in the subjects of real estate, foreclosure defense, personal injury, labor and employment matters and civil litigation. Please see our posts related to these topics.

garnishment of social security disability benefits

Social Security Disability Benefits and Garnishment

When a person is unable to work, social security benefits can be life-saving. These monetary benefits often help those struggling financially to survive. Obtaining social security benefits can be a long process, and if the individual owes certain debts, their social security benefits could be at risk. When unpaid debts are sent to debt collectors or collection agencies, garnishment orders could allow these agencies to seize money from bank accounts in which social security benefits are depos...

wrongful foreclosure

How to Prove Wrongful Foreclosure and Calculate Damages

With the economic upheavals of the last few years, many homeowners have found themselves in danger of losing their homes.  Loss of jobs meant loss of income for many, and as a result, they fell behind in their mortgage payments and faced foreclosure.  However, there are homeowners who play by the book and do everything right.  Yet they find themselves in foreclosure through no fault of their own, but through negligence or outright wrongdoing on part of the lender. New York Wro...

sell house or stay put

Is Now a Good Time to Sell a House?

Selling your home can be a stressful ordeal, but knowing when to sell can make the process easier. If you are deciding whether now is the time to sell your home, top realtors will tell you the answer is yes. Most of 2021 has been a seller’s market with low inventory and historically low-interest rates. If you decide that you are ready to sell your home, be sure to call Moshes Law, P.C. for a free consultation with an experienced New York real estate attorney. A real estate attorney will help...

EEOC Updates Its Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccines Key Points

EEOC Updates Its Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccines: Key Points

Are Vaccine Mandates OK and What Are Reasonable Accommodations?  Many employers may be asking themselves if it is really OK to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine, and the answer is yes. The EEOC states that employers are allowed to require that any employees who physically enter the workplace be vaccinated against COVID-19 as long as the employer provides reasonable accommodations for their employees when necessary.  Reasonable accommodations are necessary for those who hold sincere r...

real estate disclosure

What You Should Know About Real Estate Disclosures in NYC

Caveat emptor (“buyer beware”) sums up many transactions, especially in real estate.   Buying homes or other property is a major undertaking and a potentially risky venture if you don’t know what you’re doing.  For instance, do you know there are certain things a seller must disclose about a property they’re putting up for sale?  Free New York Real Estate Attorney Consultation Navigating the real estate market doesn’t have to be a “fly by the seat of your pants'' experi...

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What to Do If You Receive Inappropriate Text Messages from Coworkers or Bosses

While many things about business as usual have changed during the course of the global pandemic, Sexual Harassment and Employment laws have not changed. Employees of companies of every size have a right to expect a working environment free from sexually aggressive behavior, language, jokes and inappropriate text messages. It is NOT ok to receive unwanted inappropriate text messages at work or inappropriate text messages from co-workers.  Workplace Discrimination Lawyers Free Consultatio...

car accident in another state

What Happens if a NY resident Gets into an Out-of-State Car Accident?

A car accident is a stressful situation, especially if a serious injury is involved, and this stress is compounded if the accident occurred out of state. Being involved in an auto accident away from home will leave you with many questions like what your insurance covers and how you can file a lawsuit to recoup damages caused by the crash. Free Consultation New York Out of State Accident Lawyer If you have been involved in a car accident in another state, do not hesitate to reach out t...

what is a judicial foreclosure

Judicial Foreclosure States, Definition, and Process

When a borrower takes out a mortgage to purchase a home, they agree to specific terms, one of which is monthly payments towards the mortgage debt. If a borrower defaults on the loan and fails to make payments, their property will eventually enter foreclosure. The judicial foreclosure process is the legal proceedings that allow the lender, in most cases a bank, to recover the balance of the defaulted loan by repossessing or selling the property. New York Foreclosure Attorney Free Consultation...

ways to stop foreclosure immediately

How to Stop Foreclosure at the Last Minute

People across the country may soon find themselves in uncertain, to dire straits.  Federal pandemic unemployment benefits ended on September 6, 2021 with many states electing not to extend these programs. That included the extra $300 weekly boost received by many, as well as the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) for the non-traditional unemployed and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) which extended benefits past the end of any state benefits. New York Foreclosure ...

Effective communication for lawyers

Best Tips and Practices for Effective Communication for Lawyers

Communication is one of the most important skills a lawyer will use throughout their career. Whether in a courtroom, negotiating a settlement, writing a motion, or speaking with clients, lawyers use some form of communication every day. Effective communication for lawyers is a critical factor for success. How to Improve Client Communication Skills Lawyers spend a large portion of their day communicating with clients. Sometimes this is during client intake or the initial consultation, and ...