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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.

is ny a right to work state

Is New York a Right to Work State?

When it comes to New York state labor laws, New York is very serious about its citizens who work in the state of New York.  Compared to other states around the country, New York is a leader when it comes to employment rights.  Accordingly, there are a number of employment laws that protect its residents as a condition of employment work law.  In its pursuit to support employees and union workers, one law that New York does not abide by is the right to work.  The right-to-wor...

selling a house in nj

Selling a House in NJ

With the manifest of COVID-19 hitting both New York and New Jersey state, and with people losing their jobs and many city code restrictions in place, many home sellers decided to start the process of selling a house in New Jersey and relocate elsewhere.  This trend is still on the rise, particularly in different parts of New Jersey.  You may be one of the people who are also considering a move and in selling your own New jersey real estate.  Free Real Estate Lawyer Consultation in NYC [c...

At-Will Employment in New York

At-Will Employment in New York

What is At-Will Employment in New York? New York is an at-will state, meaning that, but for one of the exceptions, all employees are considered “at-will” employees. This means that an employee can be fired without warning at any time for any reason or no reason at all. Unfortunately, the employer’s reason for terminating an at-will employee can seem unfair, unethical, or even immoral, but could still be deemed lawful. Exceptions to General New York Employment At Will Rule New york is a...

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Social Security Disability Surveillance, Disability Surveillance Tactics, and Importance Of a Long Term Disability Insurance Lawyer

If you’ve applied for social security disability, whether it is for SSI or SSDI benefits, or if you are currently receiving social security disability benefits, it is important to be aware that the social security administration can revoke those social security disability benefits and take them away from you if they feel that you either do not qualify or no longer fit the criteria or definition of being disabled. New York Long Term Disability Insurance Lawyer Free Consultation [contact-fo...

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What to Do When Your Signature Was Forged On a Loan Modification

A loan modification is a change made to the terms of an existing loan by a lender, such as a bank or mortgage company. It may involve a reduction in the interest rate, an extension of the length of time for repayment, a different type of loan, or a combination of all three. If you find yourself a victim of forgery in that your signature was forged on a loan modification, that forgery is considered automatic fraud and you are not legally bound by that agreement. Although one would like that t...

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Knowing Your Rights Regarding Workplace Social Media Policies

There's no mistake about it. Social media is a permanent fixture of not only New York City’s social fabric, but of the world’s. Everywhere you turn, everybody, young and old, are using social media to communicate, learn, entertain themselves, advertise, and express themselves. Everybody has a cellular phone now, which means everybody finds themselves turning to social media, both on and off the clock. However, using social media at work could draw criticism from your employer. Not all posts...

product liability claims

Understanding Product Liability Claims/Product Liability Cases and the Importance of a Defective Product Attorney

When you purchase a product at a store or even online, you assume that what you’ve purchased is safe and that no injury will result from it. You assume that the product has been tested by top notch professionals or your assume that the product has been approved by a federal or state regulatory agency and that the product is safe for the public. That, unfortunately, is not always the case and defective products do indeed can cause injury or harm to either yourself or loved ones. When this happen...

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Mortgage Forbearance and Covid-19

With the onslaught of COVID-19 devastating New York’s economy resulting in crippling both the employment and mortgage sectors of not only New York City, but throughout the entire state, many homeowners have had no choice but to forego their mortgage, resulting in late payments and unpaid monthly mortgages. In fact, nationally, in April of this year, there were a recorded 3.6 million Americans who were delinquent on their mortgage. This represents an increase of 6.45 percent in April, which was ...

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What to Do in an Apartment Lease Buyout

If you have an apartment lease and your landlord informs you that he wants you to move out immediately and he wants to buy out your lease, unless you are familiar with NYC buyout law and NYC tenant buyout law, don’t just think that you can negotiate your own lease buyout. Although you may think you know how to negotiate an apartment lease buyout, unless you have the experience of drafting a buyout agreement, are familiar with the apartment buyout taxes, and have negotiated a real estate buyout ...

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What to Do If you Receive a Foreclosure Notice

With COVID-19 affecting not only New York’s job market and the economy, it has inevitably taken away jobs as well. With unemployment benefits ending in New York State, many homeowners are finding themselves still jobless, gone through most of their savings, and unfortunately, unable to pay their monthly mortgage. Although some homeowners with federal loan mortgages may be spared from being foreclosed on due to the federal CARES ACT, most homeowners who have private and non-federal mortgages are...