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SIGN THE UAGPPJA!

Urge Gov. Cuomo to Sign the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act Into Law! Lucas: Individuals with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia may require ...
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DI PIETRO TO TEACH ELDER LAW

Congratulations to Sylvia E. Di Pietro, Esq. on her appointment as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School. In January, Sylvia will be teaching a course on Elder Law. Her ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LEGAL ADVICE

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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TAKING CUSTODY

After a nonjury trial, the New York County Supreme Court limited T. Torand's access to his three teenage kids to three phone calls a week and three hours of supervised visits per month. And if the ...
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THE PROBLEMS WITH GUARDIANSHIPS

The First Department Guardianship Roundtable: A Frank and Open Discussion of Guardianship Problems Thursday, November 12, 2009, 6:30 - 8:30 PM House of the Association, 42 West 44 th Street ...
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WAS DAD UNSUITABLE?

Audrey D faced eviction from her apartment for nonpayment of rent and was apparently unable to find alternate housing due to health and financial challenges. During a hearing to determine whether she ...
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WHO WILL GET EVICTED?

In Adelphi Assoc., LLC v. Gardner, since Gardner was incapable of defending himself within the context of a nonpayment case, a guardian ad litem (GAL) was appointed to represent the tenant's ...
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MAXINE MAXES OUT

While our state and federal Constitutions safeguard freedom of speech and assembly, even those fundamental protections have their limits. In Christopher Housing Court Co. v. Murrell, an eviction ...
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ALL ABOUT EVA

For some three decades Eva Schlesinger enjoyed her below-market, rent-regulated unit, but the "near octogenarian" recently put her tenancy in jeopardy due to an "escalating pattern" of disruptive ...
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