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New York Looking to Deal wtih Zombie Houses

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is seeking to hold banks responsible in maintaining the State’s growing number of “zombie properties” - homes that have been vacated by homeowners in advance of  completed foreclosures. New York State in particular has been severely plagued with...

Immigration Delays Causing Hardships to Families

Immigration Delays Causing Hardships to Families

The average wait time to obtain a green card for immediate relatives of a U.S. citizen is usually five months or less. However, over the past year, the wait time has tripled as thousands of families have had to wait over 15 months to lawfully reunite their families.  The delays stem from the...

Justice Department Takes Courageous Step in Eliminating Discrimination

As I’ve written before, the federal government has taken swift action to ensure that same-sex couples are being treated equally under federal law, post United States v. Windsor. Prior to the decision, only opposite-sex couples were recognized by the federal government as legally married. Since then,...

Danish Program Being Brought to the US Illustrates the Importance for a Will

A Danish television program being brought to the US has sparked a worldwide discussion on inheritance and the need for wills. “The Legacy,” originally airing in Denmark and is now spreading to many countries including the U.S., tells the story of a family with a disputed inheritance that favors a...