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The New York Wage Theft Protection Act, effective April 9, 2011, (the “Act”) amends Section 195 of the New York Labor Law. It grants greater rights to New York employees and exposes New York employers to increased notification and record keeping requirements and...read more
The commercialization of technology may involve sale or licensing of the technology, or the formation of a company to develop and market products or services that utilize the technology. This "white paper" will deal primarily with matters related to commercialization...read more
When a debtor realizes that he has more debt than he can handle and needs a fresh start, he petitions Bankruptcy Court for relief, surrenders his property to his creditors and is discharged of his debts. This is a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, grossly over-simplified. Chapter...read more
What a Bankruptcy Lawyer Thinks Judges Should Know In 30 years of practice in Creditors Rights and Bankruptcy law, and twenty or more years of intermittent Matrimonial practice, Christopher Werner has often had occasion to consult with judges (usually via their...read more
Alternative Dispute Resolution encompasses several methods utilized in resolving disputes as alternatives to litigation. Some of the reasons for engaging in these alternatives include expediting the proceedings as well as decreasing the costs. Whether the alternatives...read more
Since each person has a certain "credit exemption", it is a sin for any married couple to have any Federal estate tax imposed on an amount up to their combined exemptions. That is, if the exemption is $2,000,000 per person, the couple should never pay any Federal...read more