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High School Basketball Star Killed in Long Island Accident

A high school basketball star with pro prospects was tragically killed in a car accident on Wednesday, January 27 in Uniondale. That teenager, 15-year-old Jomani “Jo-Jo” Wright, was in a vehicle with three other teens heading to a gym for a private workout, when they were suddenly T-boned by an SUV at the intersection of… Read More »

Tips for Negotiating Asset Distribution in Your Divorce

It can be difficult for you to fully grasp the financial implications of your divorce, specifically with regard to your asset distribution negotiations. This is why it’s so important to work with an attorney, who can help you see the whole picture. Here are a few tips to help you get a better grasp on… Read More »

How to Prepare for a Virtual Divorce Hearing

Though a vaccine is finally (and slowly) circulating around the United States to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, most people still will need to hunker down throughout much of 2021 until they’re able to receive it. This means you can expect a continued reliance on virtual platforms for most types of meetings, including your court hearings… Read More »

Winter Tends to Be Divorce Season in the United States

It’s like clockwork—every year the divorce rates in the United States see a bit of a spike between January and March. This is often due to people deciding to wait until after the holidays to file for their divorce. Some of the reasons for this include: The desire for a fresh start: The turning of… Read More »

Tips for Getting Through the Holidays After a Divorce

If this is your first holiday season and new year after a divorce, it can be an emotionally trying time as you try to move on from old traditions and celebrate with new groups of people. Here are a few tips to help the process become a little easier for you. Have boundaries: Don’t feel… Read More »

The Holidays Can Be Deadly on the Roads

Despite the pandemic, millions of Americans were expected to hit the road to travel to see loved ones at some point over the holidays. It likely comes as no surprise that every year, the time around Christmas and New Year’s is one of the deadliest times of year for American roadways. There are several factors… Read More »

LIRR Will Implement New Crash Prevention Technology

The Long Island Rail Road had a goal of installing brand new, federally required crash prevention technology by the end of 2020. While time was beginning to run out on LIRR, officials were confident they would meet the December 31 deadline set by the Federal Railroad Administration. With six weeks remaining before the end of… Read More »

Wrong-Way Accident Results in Death of Driver on Sunken Meadow Parkway

One person died as a result of injuries sustained in a wrong-way car accident on Sunken Meadow Parkway on Long Island. According to New York State Police, the two-car crash occurred on Friday, November 20 in Suffolk County in Smithtown at approximately 7:30 p.m. The victim was identified as a 44-year-old man from Kings Park,… Read More »

7 Injured When Driver Sideswipes Another Vehicle on Long Island

Seven people were injured, two seriously, in a crash on Long Island on the evening of Friday, December 4. The accident occurred on Fifth Avenue near Reil Place in Bay Shore. According to police, a 28-year-old man was driving a 2019 Kia Sportage SUV south on Fifth Avenue when his vehicle was suddenly sideswiped by… Read More »

Common Asset Concealment Strategies to Watch For

An unfortunately common issue that can arise during the divorce process is one spouse attempting to conceal assets from the other in an attempt to come away with a more favorable financial situation. This is illegal—both spouses are required to fully disclose their finances and assets to allow for a more equitable asset distribution process…. Read More »