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    • Qualifying for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

      Are you currently struggling with so much debt, you have no idea how you’re going to pay it off? If so, there’s a good chance that interest and penalties are adding up by the day and from where you’re ...

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    • Can I Buy a House After Bankruptcy?

      Filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy can stop your home buying plans dead in their tracks, but filing for bankruptcy is by no means a financial death sentence. In our experience, individuals ...

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    • What is a Bankruptcy Discharge?

      If you are contemplating filing Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you will hear the term "discharge." What is a bankruptcy discharge and what does it mean to you as the debtor? The bankruptcy ...

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    • Qualifying for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

      Are you currently struggling with so much debt, you have no idea how you’re going to pay it off? If so, there’s a good chance that interest and penalties are adding up by the day and from where you’re ...

      Read More
    • What is a Bankruptcy Discharge?

      If you are contemplating filing Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you will hear the term "discharge." What is a bankruptcy discharge and what does it mean to you as the debtor? The bankruptcy ...

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    • Is Your FICO Score Hurting Your Insurance Rates?

      Last month we published, “What Determines Auto Insurance Rates?” and since it was a popular post, we thought we’d dig a little deeper into how FICO scores in particular affect insurance rates. We ...

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    • What Determines Auto Insurance Rates?

      Ever wondered about auto insurance rates and what factors determine how much your premiums are? If you’re over the age of 30, you may have noticed that your insurance rates were much higher when you ...

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    • Who's Responsible in a Side-Impact Crash?

      If you’re like a lot of people, you understand liability when it comes to rear-end accidents. Almost always, the driver of the car in the rear is at fault. This is because the vast majority of ...

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    • Qualifying for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

      Are you currently struggling with so much debt, you have no idea how you’re going to pay it off? If so, there’s a good chance that interest and penalties are adding up by the day and from where you’re ...

      Read More
    • Qualifying for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

      Are you currently struggling with so much debt, you have no idea how you’re going to pay it off? If so, there’s a good chance that interest and penalties are adding up by the day and from where you’re ...

      Read More
    • Can Victims File Sexual Abuse Lawsuits?

      Unfortunately, sexual abuse has been an ongoing problem since the beginning of time; no society is immune. With the level of awareness about sexual abuse being so high nowadays, many victims and their ...

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    • Will My Criminal Case Go to Trial?

      Are you facing criminal charges in Schenectady? If this is your first run-in with the law, you probably have a LOT of questions. “Will I go to jail or prison? Will I have to pay a hefty fine? Will my ...

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    • Is it Legal to Fire People Without Cause in NY?

      If you are presently employed you may wonder, “Can I be fired without cause?” This is a valid question indeed! This post is for private sector employees (non-government employees) to determine whether ...

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    • Domestic Violence & the Law in New York

      Domestic violence is a common and widespread problem that affects households across the United States. While some may believe that it only affects uneducated or low-income families, this is not the ...

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    • Will My Criminal Case Go to Trial?

      Are you facing criminal charges in Schenectady? If this is your first run-in with the law, you probably have a LOT of questions. “Will I go to jail or prison? Will I have to pay a hefty fine? Will my ...

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    • Divorce During the Holidays?

      Now that it’s November, the holidays are just around the corner. Soon, families across New York and the nation will be celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah. During this time, so much comes ...

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    • How Employment Affects Spousal Maintenance in NY

      If you are headed towards divorce, surely, you’ll be interested in learning how New York’s spousal support and maintenance laws apply to you. Will the court award spousal support and maintenance? What ...

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    • Can I Use My Spouse's Divorce Attorney?

      Since most people are not attorneys, divorce is a scary experience, especially when there are children involved and marital assets to divide. The last thing spouses need is to have their spouse’s ...

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    • Divorce During the Holidays?

      Now that it’s November, the holidays are just around the corner. Soon, families across New York and the nation will be celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah. During this time, so much comes ...

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    • How Employment Affects Spousal Maintenance in NY

      If you are headed towards divorce, surely, you’ll be interested in learning how New York’s spousal support and maintenance laws apply to you. Will the court award spousal support and maintenance? What ...

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    • Can I Use My Spouse's Divorce Attorney?

      Since most people are not attorneys, divorce is a scary experience, especially when there are children involved and marital assets to divide. The last thing spouses need is to have their spouse’s ...

      Read More
    • Divorce During the Holidays?

      Now that it’s November, the holidays are just around the corner. Soon, families across New York and the nation will be celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah. During this time, so much comes ...

      Read More
    • Domestic Violence & the Law in New York

      Domestic violence is a common and widespread problem that affects households across the United States. While some may believe that it only affects uneducated or low-income families, this is not the ...

      Read More
    • Is it Legal to Fire People Without Cause in NY?

      If you are presently employed you may wonder, “Can I be fired without cause?” This is a valid question indeed! This post is for private sector employees (non-government employees) to determine whether ...

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    • Employment Discrimination in New York

      In New York, employees are protected from discrimination under New York State and federal laws. Under these laws, it is illegal to discriminate against someone who is an employee or a job applicant. ...

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    • How to File a Discrimination Claim in New York

      Employment discrimination occurs when a person is treated unfairly at work due to their involvement in a specific class. Under federal law, a person cannot be discriminated against for race, ...

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    • Dividing Property in a New York Divorce

      If you are headed for a divorce and you have never been through this before, you will be curious to know how marital property is divided in New York. Will you each be entitled to half of each other’s ...

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    • Is it Time to Update Your Estate Plan?

      A lot of people will visit an attorney, create an estate plan and then file it away in a drawer somewhere, where it begins to “collect dust” so to speak. In real life, things change and it’s important ...

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    • When Should I Begin Estate Planning?

      Most people have an estate, but not all people realize it. An estate includes more than cash in a person’s bank accounts and their home, it includes life insurance policies, retirement accounts, ...

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    • Admitting a Will to Probate in New York

      When a loved one passes away, their surviving family members (or sometimes close friends) must find a way to settle the decedent's financial affairs, such as paying off the decedent's debts, notifying ...

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    • Divorcing? How to Protect Your Financial Status!

      When you get a divorce , almost every aspect of your personal life changes, including your finances. Often, feelings of anger, bitterness, and sadness can make it difficult to think clearly and make ...

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    • Attorney Cory Ross Dalmata Selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars® List of 2017

      DeLorenzo, Grasso & Dalmata is thrilled to announce one of their partners, Attorney Cory Ross Dalmata, has been selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars® List of 2017. This incredible accomplishment ...

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    • Attorney Thomas E. DeLorenzo Wins AIOPIA 2017 Award

      The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA) has recognized the exceptional performance of Attorney Thomas E. DeLorenzo as 2017 10 Best Personal Injury Attorney for Client Satisfaction ...

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    • SCBA Litigation Committee Holds Event at Saratoga Racetrack

      Attorney Paul E. DeLorenzo of DeLorenzo, Grasso & Dalmata currently serves as committee chair of the Schenectady County Bar Association (SCBA) Litigation Committee. The group recently had an event at ...

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    • What You Need to Know About NY Tenants' Rights

      A contract between a landlord and tenant, whether it's based on a yearly lease or a handshake, is one of the oldest and most important deals made from Manhattan to Tonawanda. It defines when a renter ...

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    • The Real Truth About Tort Reform

      Tort reform is a term that gets passed around the legal watercooler all of the time. Hospitals, clinics, and their parent medical groups swear that restricting medical malpractice lawsuits , or torts, ...

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    • Difference Between Medical Malpractice & Product Liability Claims

      Sometimes the line between product liability and medical malpractice in a personal injury lawsuit is not clear. When a person relies on a medical device, it is the responsibility of the manufacturer ...

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    • How Much Is My Medical Malpractice Case Worth?

      Medical malpractice is a type of professional negligence which can result in serious injury or death. If you believe you have sustained injury as a result of a medical professional who has been ...

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    • Domestic Violence & the Law in New York

      Domestic violence is a common and widespread problem that affects households across the United States. While some may believe that it only affects uneducated or low-income families, this is not the ...

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    • What is Workplace Violence?

      By now, you're likely aware that work in general poses different types of hazards. Whether such hazards stem from repetitive motion injuries, dangerous machinery, falls from heights, falling objects, ...

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    • Do I Have to Pay Taxes on My Personal Injury Settlement?

      It doesn’t matter if you’re a W2 employee or on a 1099, taxes are important and it’s critical that all income is accounted for and reported to the IRS. You don’t want to be charged with tax evasion, a ...

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    • Should I See a Doctor After a Car Accident?

      Whether you’re 25 or 50, we can almost bet that you’ve been in at least one car accident already. Why do we say this with such confidence? Because, car crashes have become a normal part of everyday ...

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    • Safety Tips for Teenage Drivers

      For parents, one day their child turns 15-years-old and then – it begins. “Can you teach me how to drive? Can I take driver’s education? Can you buy me (enter ridiculously expensive car here) for my ...

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    • Will My Criminal Case Go to Trial?

      Are you facing criminal charges in Schenectady? If this is your first run-in with the law, you probably have a LOT of questions. “Will I go to jail or prison? Will I have to pay a hefty fine? Will my ...

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    • Teaching Children About Dog Bite Prevention

      We’re the first to admit, dogs can be some of the best pets. They offer loyalty, companionship, security and unconditional love, plus they’re adorable. The problem is, dogs can be dangerous, ...

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    • Avoiding a Slip & Fall Accident in the Winter

      According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Every second of every day in the United States an older adult falls, making falls the number one cause of injuries and deaths from ...

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    • Time Limit for Filing an Injury Claim in New York

      If you, or someone you love was injured in an accident, you will soon be learning about New York’s statute of limitations. What is it, and why is it so important to your personal injury case? The “ ...

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    • Admitting a Will to Probate in New York

      When a loved one passes away, their surviving family members (or sometimes close friends) must find a way to settle the decedent's financial affairs, such as paying off the decedent's debts, notifying ...

      Read More
    • Can I Use My Spouse's Divorce Attorney?

      Since most people are not attorneys, divorce is a scary experience, especially when there are children involved and marital assets to divide. The last thing spouses need is to have their spouse’s ...

      Read More
    • Dividing Property in a New York Divorce

      If you are headed for a divorce and you have never been through this before, you will be curious to know how marital property is divided in New York. Will you each be entitled to half of each other’s ...

      Read More
    • What You Need to Know About NY Tenants' Rights

      A contract between a landlord and tenant, whether it's based on a yearly lease or a handshake, is one of the oldest and most important deals made from Manhattan to Tonawanda. It defines when a renter ...

      Read More
    • Can Victims File Sexual Abuse Lawsuits?

      Unfortunately, sexual abuse has been an ongoing problem since the beginning of time; no society is immune. With the level of awareness about sexual abuse being so high nowadays, many victims and their ...

      Read More
    • Avoiding a Slip & Fall Accident in the Winter

      According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Every second of every day in the United States an older adult falls, making falls the number one cause of injuries and deaths from ...

      Read More
    • Time Limit for Filing an Injury Claim in New York

      If you, or someone you love was injured in an accident, you will soon be learning about New York’s statute of limitations. What is it, and why is it so important to your personal injury case? The “ ...

      Read More
    • Anatomy of a Slip and Fall Claim

      Each year, thousands of people are injured in slip and fall accidents. Despite popular belief, anyone can be injured by slipping, tripping or falling; they don't only happen to the elderly. They can ...

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    • How Employment Affects Spousal Maintenance in NY

      If you are headed towards divorce, surely, you’ll be interested in learning how New York’s spousal support and maintenance laws apply to you. Will the court award spousal support and maintenance? What ...

      Read More
    • How Employment Affects Spousal Maintenance in NY

      If you are headed towards divorce, surely, you’ll be interested in learning how New York’s spousal support and maintenance laws apply to you. Will the court award spousal support and maintenance? What ...

      Read More
    • Time Limit for Filing an Injury Claim in New York

      If you, or someone you love was injured in an accident, you will soon be learning about New York’s statute of limitations. What is it, and why is it so important to your personal injury case? The “ ...

      Read More
    • What You Need to Know About NY Tenants' Rights

      A contract between a landlord and tenant, whether it's based on a yearly lease or a handshake, is one of the oldest and most important deals made from Manhattan to Tonawanda. It defines when a renter ...

      Read More
    • Attorney Cory Ross Dalmata Selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars® List of 2017

      DeLorenzo, Grasso & Dalmata is thrilled to announce one of their partners, Attorney Cory Ross Dalmata, has been selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars® List of 2017. This incredible accomplishment ...

      Read More
    • Attorney Thomas E. DeLorenzo Wins AIOPIA 2017 Award

      The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA) has recognized the exceptional performance of Attorney Thomas E. DeLorenzo as 2017 10 Best Personal Injury Attorney for Client Satisfaction ...

      Read More
    • Common Types of Construction Accidents

      The Law Entitles You to a Safe Work Environment Construction work is a dangerous business. In fact, the United States Department of Labor reported that in 2014, work injuries accounted for 17% of all ...

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    • Truckers: Fatigue & Hours of Service Violations

      In the United States, truck accidents claim a small percentage of the total number of traffic crashes and fatalities that happen each year; however, of the trucking accidents that do occur – they are ...

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    • Attorney Tom DeLorenzo Cleans Statue for Veteran's Day

      In honor of Veteran's Day, Attorney Tom DeLorenzo volunteered to clean Columbus' statue in Schenectady's Veterans Park. The statue is just one of many that sit in Veterans Memorial Park, which was ...

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    • Admitting a Will to Probate in New York

      When a loved one passes away, their surviving family members (or sometimes close friends) must find a way to settle the decedent's financial affairs, such as paying off the decedent's debts, notifying ...

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    • Am I Entitled to Workers' Comp if I'm at Fault?

      In New York, workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that is paid by employers for the benefit of their employees. Workers’ compensation provides cash benefits and medical care to workers who ...

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    • NY Workers' Compensation at a Glance

      Were you recently injured in a work-related accident, or are you suffering from an occupational disease? If your answer is yes to ether question, there is a strong possibility that you are covered ...

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    • Common Types of Construction Accidents

      The Law Entitles You to a Safe Work Environment Construction work is a dangerous business. In fact, the United States Department of Labor reported that in 2014, work injuries accounted for 17% of all ...

      Read More
    • What is Workplace Violence?

      By now, you're likely aware that work in general poses different types of hazards. Whether such hazards stem from repetitive motion injuries, dangerous machinery, falls from heights, falling objects, ...

      Read More
    • Time Limit for Filing an Injury Claim in New York

      If you, or someone you love was injured in an accident, you will soon be learning about New York’s statute of limitations. What is it, and why is it so important to your personal injury case? The “ ...

      Read More
    • Common Types of Construction Accidents

      The Law Entitles You to a Safe Work Environment Construction work is a dangerous business. In fact, the United States Department of Labor reported that in 2014, work injuries accounted for 17% of all ...

      Read More
    • Wrongful Death Claims in New York

      Did someone you love recently lose their life as a result of another's negligent actions or behavior? If so, there is a possibility that you are entitled to damages through a wrongful death claim. ...

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