Last month we discussed how the pandemic forever changed the landscape of the court system in New York State.
The court system’s released report from the Commission to Reimagine the Future of New York’s Courts Pandemic Practices Working Group’s (“PPWG”) has sparked change.
The start of 2023 will bring a slew of new laws to New York State, that are designed to make life easier for citizens across the state.
Governor Kathy Hochul closed the end of 2022 signed a laundry list from the legislature that were awaiting review from the Governor.
From changes to the law on mail-in voting to new protections for collegiate athletes, here’s a look at some of the most important new laws taking effect in New York in 2023.
The legal community found itself in unprecedented times during the pandemic as well as after.
ARE WE ABOUT TO HAVE AN AVALANCHE?
Nearly four million owner-occupied homes exist in New York State. More than a million of those are in New York City. Recent analysis estimates that between 75,000 and 135,000 homeowners are at risk of foreclosure within the coming year. Many experts believe these numbers may be low due to decentralization of collection agencies and short staffing due to the pandemic.
Since 2019, the Sunrise Association and Sunrise Walk, Long Island has been an organization held in high regard by ZR Per Diem Services and its entire staff. In 2020, ZR began playing an active role in the Sunrise Mission, wanting to bring as much joy to the lives of kids with cancer, by sending them and their siblings to a free summer day camp. Connie Rinaldi spearheaded the campaign bringing the ZRPD staff to the scheduled walk last year.
The State of Foreclosure in New York State
"Today marks a historic step forward in addressing the ongoing mental health crisis in the legal profession," said NYSBA President Hank Greenberg. "Future generations of New York lawyers no longer need to live in fear that bravely and smartly seeking treatment for mental health issues could one day derail their careers."