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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.

how long does a foreclosure stay on your credit

How Long Does a Foreclosure Stay on Your Credit Score

Foreclosures are a homeowner’s worst nightmare.  Not only can a foreclosure impact you in the immediate, in terms of losing your home and immediate financial impact of finding a new place to live, legal expenses, etc., it can also affect you for years to come, particularly when it comes to your credit score.  But while it stays on your record for several years, there are things you can do now to start repairing and improving your credit.  Contact our attorneys at Moshes Law firm, so we can help...

EEOC Issues New Guidance On Caregiver Bias

EEOC Issues New Guidance On Caregiver Bias

In March of 2022, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued updated guidance on “caregiver discrimination” in the workplace considering workplace changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Labor Lawyers in NYC Free Consultation The COVID-19 pandemic drastically altered many employees’ work and personal obligations. Workers with caregiving responsibilities were faced with unique struggles like fulfilling work obligations while navigating school or care facility shutdowns. So...


Lis Pendens and Foreclosure

If you are facing foreclosure on your home, there is a good chance you will receive a lis pendens at some point during the process. The term lis pendens means “a suit pending” in Latin and is used to put the public on notice that there is a pending lawsuit over a particular real estate or a piece of land. Free New York Real Estate Attorney Consultation A lis pendens can significantly affect the ownership of a property, and it is important that you understand all the legal implications...


All About WARN Act

The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act or WARN Act is a labor law in the United States enacted in 1989. This Act ensures that certain workers are given advanced notice if their employer is planning on closing or conducting mass layoffs. The WARN Act lays out certain requirements for companies and provides information about exceptions and repercussions for violations of the Act. If you believe that you have lost your job due to closings and mass layoffs, you should contact an a...

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Dog Bite Injury Attorney You Can Count On

Dogs are the most popular pets in the United States, with nearly half a million dogs in New York state alone.  And while man’s best friend enjoys unprecedented favor among pet owners, dog ownership is not without its issues.  Per the Center for Disease Control, there are nearly four and a half million reports of dog bites each year in the United States.  What do you do if you or someone you love are the victim of a dog attack?  Our attorneys at the Law Offices of Yuriy Moshe...

Employment Contract Lawyer

How an Employment Contract Lawyer Can Help You Protect Your Rights

Some jobs seem easy and simple enough: retail, restaurant & hospitality workers, simple hourly wage. But what do you do when you’re asked to sign a stack of papers upon which your offer of employment is contingent? How do you navigate a job offer involving a complex contract that lays out terms for work? A qualified employment attorney can help you determine if it’s a bona fide offer or too good to be true. Give the Law Offices of Yuriy Moshes a call or fill out a form online for a consulta...

What is the EEO-1 Form

What is the EEO-1 Form?

The EEO-1 Form is a report that certain companies must file with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). If an employer has at least 100 employees or a federal contract has at least 50 employers, they are required to submit an EEO-1 Form under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1967. Labor Lawyers in NYC Free Consultation The EEO-1 Form reports information about a company’s employees. Component 1 data includes: Job categoriesEthnicityRaceGender Component 2 data is ...

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What is an Intentional Tort?

Before we Delve into what the definition of intentional tort is, we first need to understand what a tort is. The basic definition according to most legal scholars is that a tort is a kind of wrongful act that can cause harm to someone else. From this very basic definition, torts can be split into different categories, one of which is intentional torts. New York Personal Injury Lawyer Free Consultation Explaining Intentional Torts Now that we understand what a tort is, let us look f...

foreclosure after death of borrower

Foreclosure After Death of Mortgage Holder

When a loved one passes away, family members are not only left to grieve, but are also responsible for executing a will and ensuring the deceased’s finances and property are in order. Often, a home is the most valuable asset a person has and if a person passes away and leaves a mortgage behind, the family will have some tough decisions. What happens if the mortgage can’t be paid and what should the family do? If you are facing foreclosure after the death of a borrower, you have several op...

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Paid Time Off, Vacation Time and Paid Sick Leaves

Vacation and sick leave or paid time off? And what is the difference between them? Being a business owner, especially with additional employees, choosing the best time-off compensation can be confusing. If you’re sure how to set up the best time-off policies for your company, call our law firm or fill out a form for a free consultation. Our expert staff at the Law Offices of Yuriy Moshes can assist you with the best work vacation options for your company, while still following relevant local, s...