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Blog Archive by Month: October 2020

“Mediate First” Provisions: Pros and Cons

Oct 16, 2020 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Many martial settlement agreements contain clauses often referred to as “mediate first” provisions.  These clauses, often embedded in boiler plate language, are sometimes overlooked or not...

IRS Scam Alert

Oct 6, 2020 | Written by: Daniel S. Makoski, Esq. |

Recently, one of my clients received a letter claiming to be from an agency collecting a debt for the IRS. The letter sounded legitimate. It referred to a specific dollar amount the client actually...

Liability for In-Home Underage Drinking Extends to Adults Over 18

Oct 5, 2020 | Written by: Tracy B. Bussel, Esq. |

Are you between the ages of 18 and 21?  If so, you may be liable for underage drinking in your home, regardless of whether or not you own the home.