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Professional Services, Resources, & Providers for Families in Westchester County

Professional Services, Resources, & Providers for Families in Westchester County

UPDATED September 2019: Westchester County is home to a great variety of professional services to help families, from medical professionals to educational consultants and special needs services—and we found the best ones for you to choose from. Whe...

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Professional Services, Resources, & Providers for Families in Queens

Professional Services, Resources, & Providers for Families in Queens

UPDATED September 2019: We’ve taken the guesswork out of finding the right service your family needs by compiling a list of the best businesses in Queens. Our guide to professional family service providers in Queens includes tutors and test prep, l...

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Professional Services, Resources, & Providers for Families in Manhattan

Professional Services, Resources, & Providers for Families in Manhattan

UPDATED September 2019: Whether you need to find an orthodontist for your child, a special needs lawyer to advocate for your child at school, you need help potty training your child, or your child needs a little help in school with a tutor, Manhatt...

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Professional Services & Resources for Families in Brooklyn

Professional Services & Resources for Families in Brooklyn

UPDATED September 2019: Whether you need an academic tutor for your child, a pediatric care team, a therapy provider, or eye care for your child with special needs in Brooklyn, this list will have you covered. For children needing speech pathology ...

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Professional Services in Rockland County

Professional Services in Rockland County

UPDATED September 2019: A guide to professional family services in Rockland County including tutors, teachers, lawyers, financial planners, and more.

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Legal, Financial, Tutoring, Health Care, & Professional Services for Kids and Families on Long Island

Legal, Financial, Tutoring, Health Care, & Professional Services for Kids and Families on Long Island

UPDATED September 2019: Long Island is home to a variety of professional services that will help families with their various needs, including health care providers, tutors and test prep services, and legal services. Health care providers in Nassau ...

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Home, Finance, Legal, & Nanny Services for Families in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Home, Finance, Legal, & Nanny Services for Families in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

UPDATED September 2019: Whether you’re looking for a home services professional, a lawyer, a financial planner, an insurance company, nanny or babysitter placement services, or a local place to shop and play with your kids, narrowing down the choic...

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How to Sue Your Child With Special Need's School District for Tuition

How to Sue Your Child With Special Need's School District for Tuition

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires school districts to provide all students with disabilities a free appropriate public education (also known as a FAPE).  If they fail to do so, parents are entitled to sue their distric...

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How to Plan For Your Child With Special Need's Future

How to Plan For Your Child With Special Need's Future

Parenting is challenging no matter what. But as Nicole Johnson of Port Washington in Nassau County puts it, “parenting a severely disabled child is just very different. Our concerns are not ordinary.”

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The Importance of and the Different Types of Trusts

The Importance of and the Different Types of Trusts

While it’s not something we like to think about, as parents in New York, it is important to have a plan in place to protect your child should something happen to you or your spouse. Planning for the future is important to ensure that your children ...

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How Moms Can Teach Their Children About Money

How Moms Can Teach Their Children About Money

Are you involved in your family's financial planning? If not, you may want to find learn how to play a larger role in your household's budgetting and savings schedules. Though it's always a good idea for you, personally, being more aware of where y...

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Why It's Important to Have a Will and How to Write One

Why It's Important to Have a Will and How to Write One

Do you know who would have legal guardianship of your children if something were to happen to you or your partner? Do you know for certain your estate would be quickly and indisputably transferred to your heirs? On that note, have you selected your...

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The Law Offices of Andrew M. Cohen, P.C., Extends Practice to Specialize in the Rights of Children with Special Needs

The Law Offices of Andrew M. Cohen, P.C., Extends Practice to Specialize in the Rights of Children with Special Needs

The Law Offices of Andrew M. Cohen, P.C., located in Garden City, recently welcomed Laura Adler-Greene, Esq., as an associate attorney specializing in Children’s Rights, Special Education Law, and Special Needs Planning. Adler-Greene joined the pra...

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Why Young Families Should Consider Estate Planning Now

Why Young Families Should Consider Estate Planning Now

Many couples who have just gotten married may see their matrimony as a lifelong partnership and the beginning of a new family. What they may not consider is what happens when the inevitable happens.

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Know Your Workplace Rights. Are You Being Treated Fairly?

Know Your Workplace Rights. Are You Being Treated Fairly?

Tom Spiggle's book, 'You’re Pregnant? You’re Fired! Protecting Mothers, Fathers, and Other Caregivers in the Workplace,' discusses discrimination at work.

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Estate Planning Firm Caters To Parents with Young Kids

City Parents Legal Planning, a law firm in Manhattan, caters its services to parents who are looking for future and estate planning to make sure their children are taken care of if anything should happen.

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Ask the Expert: How To Choose A Guardian For Your Children

Attorney Laura J. Burns shares her insight about estate planning, from preparing the right documents to protect your family, to choosing a guardian for your children should an unforeseen circumstance occur.

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Ask the Expert: Is My Child With Learning Disabilities Getting the Best Test-Taking Accommodations?

Children with learning disabilities can be granted extra time for test taking to accommodate their needs. Rachel Asher, Esq. and Julie Gaughran, Esq., of Asher, Gaughran LLP offer tips to make sure those accommodations are honored, fair treatment f...

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Special Needs Trusts: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Special Needs Trusts: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

If you're thinking of creating a special needs trust or supplemental needs trust for a loved one, first read these answers to frequently asked questions, including how to set up the trust, who can access it, and what benefits an SNT has compared to...

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Ask the Expert: Should a Married Couple File Taxes Jointly or Separately?

As tax season approaches, are you wondering whether you and your spouse should file taxes together? A federally licensed tax practitioner offers advice on how to know whether you should file jointly or separately as a married couple.

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Learning Disabilities: Know Your Child's Rights

A learning disability diagnosis can usher in a challenging time for your family. But understanding the law and what your child is entitled to can spell success for the future.

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New Book Promises to Transform Your Relationship

In her new book, to be released on October 12, Fight Less, Love More: 5-Minute Conversations to Change Your Relationship without Blowing Up or Giving In (Rodale), couples expert Laurie Puhn explains the simple strategies that can immediately impro...

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Tips for Buying and Selling a Home with Family in Tow

Considering a move? Here's a primer for families looking to dip into the real estate market, with advice on buying, selling, financing, and how to get the timing right.

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Life Insurance: What Does Your Family Need?

The death of a parent can leave families in financial turmoil. Read our tips for selecting a life insurance plan that's right for your family.

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Dating with Children

Internet dating, hookups, blind dates, and the odd booty call -- how does this cornucopia of dating delights mesh with your role as a mom and caregiver to your kids?

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When Your Child’s Injury Justifies Legal Action

In spite of our vigilance, we can't always keep our children out of harm's way. They may be hurt due to circumstances beyond our control.

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Should You Insure Your Children?

Many people find the idea of insuring their children to be somewhat distasteful—or downright offensive. But purchasing a permanent life insurance policy for your child today could give them a financial head start tomorrow.

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As Your Child Grows, Consider a Health Care Proxy

An HCP is a critical component of any estate plan since, without it, the ability to make health care decisions for you, particularly in emergency and life-threatening situations, can be significantly impeded.

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Single Parenting : Kids in the Middle

Divorce is stressful for a family. If there are children involved, the situation is even more heartbreaking.

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How to Keep Kids Out of Divorce Court

Say hello to the NYC Family Court Mediation Program.

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Divorce Dilemma – Can I Still Qualify For A Home Loan?

Jill walked out of the lender’s office with the crash of her collapsing dream ringing in her ears. “I’m sorry, but you just don’t qualify for this home,” her loan officer had informed her.

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