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21 Nov 2011, 9:22 am by John A. Weber IV, ESQ.
It may have seemed inevitable to those directly involved in the foreclosure field, but it is still a surprise to hear.  According to a Buffalo Business First, the mega-firm of Steven J. Baum, P.C. is to close it’s doors: “The embattled Steven J. Baum P.C. law firm is the closing its doors after a series [...] [read post]
15 Nov 2011, 10:28 am by Robbie L. Vaughn, Esq.
From the  Freddie Mac Website: After November 10, 2011, Servicers may not refer any new Freddie Mac foreclosure or bankruptcy cases in New York to Steven J. Baum, P.C., whether referred within or outside of our Designated Counsel Program. Until further notice, Steven J. Baum, P.C. will continue to work on all foreclosure and bankruptcy [...] [read post]
5 Dec 2011, 3:05 pm by John A. Weber IV, ESQ.
Many people who are interested in terminating their marital relationship are unclear about the method of doing so.  They ponder whether or not they should file for divorce or simply discuss a separation agreement with their spouse.  The truth is that each case is different and what may be the best thing for you may [...] [read post]
14 Oct 2013, 10:28 am by Saul Kobrick, Estate Planning Attorney
The National Institute on Aging defines Alzheimer’s disease as, “ an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and eventually even the ability to carry out the simplest tasks.”. Experts say as many as 5.1 million Americans have some degree of this disease. It’s the most common cause of dementia among older people; dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning—thinking, remembering, and reasoning. There are varying degrees… [read post]
29 Dec 2011, 12:00 pm
ORANGE COUNTY -- A 54-year-old man was tragically struck by a two vehicles in Garden Grove while he was attempting to cross the street. Garden Grove resident Gregory Martin was crossing West Street near Garden Grove Boulevard just before 7 p.m. when he was struck by a gray Dodge Magnum, and then struck and dragged about 750 feet by a white Ford Explorer. The driver of the Dodge did not stop at the scene of the accident. According to OC Weekly, the driver of the Ford thought he hit debris on the… [read post]
29 Feb 2012, 4:00 am by jamiesunnycalb
Put a spring in your step and check out these fun activities in the month of March! Performing Arts: Jersey Boys, The Music of Michael Jackson, Around the World in 80 Days, Sleeping Beauty, Tales of Edgar Allan Poe, Bad Dates, Pilobolus , Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour by Cirque du Soleil , Jazz at the Bechlter Film: Charlotte Film Festival, The Hunger Games movie opening Sporting Events: Harlem Globe Trotters, CIAA and CIAA events, NCAA March Madness Comedy: Laugh for the Cure, An… [read post]
17 Jan 2012, 2:04 pm
ORANGE COUNTY - A 53-year-old woman from Balboa Island was killed in an alleged DUI car crash Sunday night in Garden Grove, Orange County Register reported. The horrific three-vehicle accident occurred on the eastbound lanes of the 22 freeway near Bolsa Chica Road. According to the Orange County coroner's office, the driver of a Toyota Camry, Aida Gonzalez, was stopped along the inside shoulder of the highway near the divider, when for unknown reasons a Toyota Corolla lost control and struck… [read post]
13 Apr 2012, 11:18 am
ORANGE COUNTY - A 32-year-old woman was tragically struck and killed by a motorist in Garden Grove, The Orange County Register reported. The fatal collision happened at 8:48 p.m. Thursday, when a sport utility vehicle traveling west on Chapman Avenue hit the woman riding a scooter on the eastbound lane. Police officials investigating the accident believe the driver of the SUV attempted to turn left in front the woman operating the scooter on Pioneer Drive. Officials say the SUV driver, 43-year-old… [read post]
24 May 2012, 5:00 am by Charlotte Law Library
Wing Haven Gardens and Bird Sanctuary were created by Elizabeth and Edward Clarkson in 1927 on their estate off of Ridgeway Avenue in the Myers Park area of Charlotte. The gardens, enclosed on all sides by brick walls, encompass almost three acres in the heart of Charlotte and include lovely vistas, formal gardens, and woodland areas. Elizabeth’s gardens were planted to provide a sanctuary for birds and other wildlife. The gardens provide cover, nesting sites, food, and water for the fowl and… [read post]
30 Nov 2011, 4:00 am by jamiesunnycalb
Christmas Lights Displays Christmastown USA Lights Display in McAdenville has been drawing a crowd for more than 50 years! Carolina Christmas at Charlotte Motor Speedway has 3 million lights over 4 miles of track. Lights on the Square Tree Lighting in uptown Christmas Wonderland of Lights at Zootastic Park of Lake Norman 2nd Annual Holiday Central in Plaza Midwood where Santa will arrive in a vintage red Cadillac! Outdoor Activities Ice Skating uptown Sounds of the Season Trans-Siberian… [read post]
17 Oct 2013, 10:03 am by Saul Kobrick, Estate Planning Attorney
There is nothing more frustrating for us, as humans, to not be able to grasp a concept or understand what we’re reading. When it comes to legal terminology, as estate planning attorneys, we usually don’t hear from a client until they’re ready to hurl the paperwork out of a fast moving train. And that’s OK – that’s what we’re here for and it’s our job, as legal professionals, to eliminate the confusion. That said, one of the most frustrating aspects of… [read post]
3 May 2012, 8:24 am by John A. Weber IV, ESQ.
Temporary Maintenance Awards During Divorce. Divorce actions can take years to resolve. During the course of a long proceeding, a financially dependent spouse, suddenly cut off from the other spouse’s support, may have a hard time making ends meet, even though that spouse should (and will eventually) be awarded support payments from the wealthier spouse. [...] [read post]
6 Dec 2011, 12:22 pm by John A. Weber IV, ESQ.
Separation Agreements need to be artfully drafted.  Each sentence should be carefully selected.  There are certain errors or omissions that can be fatal to the document’s survival.  It is highly recommended that these types of agreements are drafted by or at least reviewed by an attorney.  The risk of not doing so, regardless of the [...] [read post]
5 Dec 2011, 1:59 pm by Kevin Pearson, Esq.
(Information for the following article was obtained from NY Times, November 30, 2011, Highly Skilled Immigrants May Wait Less for Visas, by Julia Preston) The House of Representatives last week passed a bill that will make it easier for highly skilled immigrants from India and China to become legal permanent residents.  The bill will reduce [...] [read post]
2 May 2012, 12:32 pm by John A. Weber IV, ESQ.
Primary Caretaker as a Factor in Child Custody Disputes. Often, when contemplating a child custody dispute, a parent may expect to be awarded custody of a child simply because that parent has spent more time raising or caring for the child. Depending on the circumstances, however, a court may or may not award custody to [...] [read post]
5 Dec 2011, 3:12 pm by John A. Weber IV, ESQ.
Recently there have been many questions regarding evicting tenants from rent stabilized units.  There are special procedures that need to be followed in order to evict a tenant from a rent stabilized unit.   The lease and notice requirements are just a few of the issues that differ with these special types of evictions.   Courts are [...] [read post]
22 Jan 2012, 7:44 pm
ORANGE COUNTY -- A 97-year-old pedestrian is suffering from life-threatening injuries after he was struck by a motorist in Garden Grove, Orange County Register reported. The pedestrian identified as Augustine Choi was crossing at a crosswalk at Brookhurst Street and Stanford Avenue around 12:30 p.m. Saturday. The driver of the vehicle, whose name was not released, immediately stopped after the collision to aid Choi. Following the accident, Choi was transported to UCI Medical Center in Orange for… [read post]
26 Jul 2013, 5:00 am by Bijal Patel - Conveyancing Paralegal
Photo Credit: antonychammond via Compfight cc  Recent reports suggest that outdoor space can add 20% to the value of a property. When comparing properties in similar areas, it is found that buyers are willing to pay at least 20% premium for an attractive garden or being situated near a park. Researchers report earlier this year that each household had spent an average of £894 on garden furniture and the average UK garden is now estimated to be worth almost £2,000. According to… [read post]
22 Oct 2012, 6:19 am by Cari Rincker
I love this photo of a New York City community garden. When you live in an urban area, green space is quite the luxury. While reading this publication, I was reminded about the New York Office of Community Gardens with the NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets.  Pursuant to NY Ag & Mkts Article 2-C, Section 31-h, the duties of the office are as follows: (1)  identify vacant public land suitable for community gardens; (2)  coordinate interested community groups with appropriate… [read post]
19 Jan 2012, 7:10 am by California Attorney, Michael Ehline
January 17, 2012 - According to reports a fatal collision that occurred on the 22 Freeway in Garden Grove resulted in one driver being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. According to the California Highway Patrol the collision occurred on Sunday in the eastbound lanes of the 22 Freeway from the I-405 southbound lanes at approximately 7:00 p.m. The California Highway Patrol said three vehicles were involved in the collision, a Toyota Camry, Toyota Corolla and a Jeep Liberty.The… [read post]