Daily Archives: May 1, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in by Ada Kulesza  
Tenants Win in Supreme Court Ruling on Rent Control

In a victory for tenants, the U.S. Supreme Court has let New York City’s hallowed rent stabilization law stand, refusing to hear an appeal by the landlords of two townhouses on West 76th St. who challenged the constitutionality of the law. The decision is a rejection for landlords, who have challenged the city’s rent regulations for decades. The effect is to support rent-control laws found nationwide, including in many cities in California, New York, New Jersey. “I would say as …

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Posted 5 years ago in Your Family & The Law by Jeffrey Landers  
Who Pays for College Tuition in a Divorce?

Jeffrey A. Landers, CDFA™ is a Divorce Financial Strategist™ and the founder of Bedrock Divorce Advisors, LLC, a firm which exclusively advises affluent women throughout the United States before, during and after divorce.  He assists women and their divorce attorneys with deciding on the most advantageous way to divide marital assets and enable them to negotiate more favorable settlements, especially when there are complicated financial and tax issues. He also writes for Forbes.com and the Huffington Post. By now, high …

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Posted 5 years ago in by Staff Editor   
Ten Things You Don’t Know About Estate Planning

The first will was found in an ancient tomb in Egypt. Is there a final will in your safety deposit box? You’ll want to get one after reading these little-known facts about last will & testament, power of attorney, & living will documents.  Historically, a “will” was used to distribute of real estate after one’s death and a “testament” was used to dispose of personal property. Today those instructions are combined into a single document, called a “last will and …

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