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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.

Gennady Litvin

About Attorney Gennady Litvin

Attorney Gennady Litvin began practicing law in 2008 after graduating from the University of Miami Law School. Over the past 14 years in practice, Mr. Litvin has focused primarily on real estate law. He prides himself on aiding families who are facing home foreclosure proceedings. Before joining the legal team at The Moshes Law Firm, Mr. Litvin was the managing partner of his own foreclosure prevention law firm. There, he spent years learning the ins and outs of real estate law, including ne...

tipped employees rights

Laws For Tipped Workers and Employees

In the big apple, and other major metropolitan areas around the country, many employees work in the service industry. Of those employees, a majority of them work jobs that are dependent upon tips. Tipping and the laws that regulate such employment give tipped employees rights that they should be aware of and regulate employers in how they can and cannot treat their workers. As tipped workers, it is important that you know the laws and your rights, especially when starting a new tipped worker jo...

find a personal injury lawyer

How to Find a Personal Injury Lawyer

You’re driving along, going about your daily life, when all of a sudden, you see a pair of headlights coming straight for you.  You try to get out of the way, but next thing you know, your life is drastically changed through no fault of your own.  Your life and livelihood are impacted because of an injury accident..  What do you do?  Who do you turn to?  Looking for a personal injury attorney is a start, but how do you find a personal injury lawyer?  To start, fill out a form for a free consult...

final walk-through checklist

Look for a Final Walkthrough Checklist Before Closing on a Home

One of the last, most important steps you will complete when purchasing a home is your final walkthrough before closing. A final walkthrough is your chance to conduct a personal home inspection of the house before signing the closing documents. New York City Real Estate Lawyer Free Consultation The main purpose of a final walkthrough is to ensure that the property is in the same condition as it was when you agreed to buy it and all conditions laid out in the purchase agreement have be...

MeToo Bill - New Turning-Point in Law

#MeToo Bill – New Turning-Point in Law

Explanation of New Bill On February 10, 2022, Congress passed the landmark #MeToo bill. H.R. 4445, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021, amends the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) and will prohibit the enforcement of contract provisions that mandate third-party arbitration for workplace sexual harassment and assault claims. New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer Free Consultation This new bill, which gained bipartisan support, is a significant ...

New York Private Employers Must Notify their Employees of Electronic Monitoring

New York Private Employers Must Notify their Employees of Electronic Monitoring

New Requirements A new bill signed into law on November 8, 2021, now requires private New York employers who monitor their employees' electronic communications to provide written notice to employees before engaging in these monitoring activities. Workplace Discrimination Lawyers Free Consultation The new requirements include the following provisions: Employers who plan to monitor or intercept employees' telephone, email, and internet usage must provide employees with prior writt...

divorce and foreclosure

Post-Divorce Foreclosure – Questions and Options

Dealing with a loss in your life can be one of the most difficult and stressful events in a person’s life; when two occur at the same time, the loss of a marriage through divorce, and the loss of a home, through foreclosure, the stress can be off the charts.  Free New York Real Estate Attorney Consultation Individuals that are dealing with a foreclosure after a divorce are encouraged to seek legal advice to get the proper guidance during a tumultuous time.  Common questions: ...

What to Know About Employer Vaccination Requirements

What to Know About Employer Vaccination Requirements

With the omni variant quickly dominating the headlines this holiday season and with the COVID-19 virus still being a very major threat, whether you’re a business owner or an attorney, it is important to be aware of the current vaccination requirements for employers in New York City.  This is particularly important as the mayor of New York City has taken a tough stance when it comes to vaccinations and whether or not business can operate.  Accordingly, this article shall quickly address the high...

new york employment background check law

New York Employment Background Check Laws

Employers conduct background checks as a matter of business for new hires, promotions and when circumstances may dictate investigating a matter or employee.  Many such checks (like making sure a prospective employee has no prior records , particularly in sensitive areas like finance and government).  But some may use background checks for unfair and unscrupulous purposes.  If you feel you’ve been subject to an unfair or illegal NYC background check, our experienced background check law attorney...

second mortgage foreclosure laws

Foreclosure Law and Procedures in New York

When it comes to fair housing financing and opportunities, the federal and state laws heavily regulate the process in an effort to make the opportunity to be a homeowner equitable to all groups of individuals, despite the creditworthiness and ability of people to buy or finance a home. New York Foreclosure Attorney Free Consultation It is so important that you not only rely on your servicer to understand your rights, but that you do your homework and research your rights, as well as c...