What is Mediation and How Does the Process Work?

Article details: Benefits to Mediation How Does the Mediation Process Work? Mediation Case Examples Employment Dispute/Discrimination Personal Injury Contract Disagreement Summary Mediation is a practical and cost-effective forum that is best used to help parties who might be willing to settle a case but need help closing the gap between their positions. It is a Read More »

Navigating Holiday Vacations Post-Separation

With the holidays and school breaks coming up, many families are trying to coordinate vacation plans. However, for divorced or separated parents with child custody arrangements, even a brief trip can pose potential challenges – from scheduling conflicts to disagreements about travel. At Bousquet Holstein, we understand that planning out-of-state or international travel can be Read More »

Bousquet Holstein PLLC Announces the 2023 Winners of its 15th Annual Photography Contest for High School Students

2023 First Place Winner Just a Memory by Jennifer Draper, was the first place winner for Bousquet Holstein's 15th annual photography contest. Draper, a junior at Cierco-North Syracuse High School, was awarded a $500 scholarship, and had her photograph featured on the cover of the firm's Thanksgiving card. Bousquet Holstein PLLC is pleased to announce Read More »

Christine Woodcock Dettor and Erika Hooker Present on Estate Planning for Farmers

Bousquet Holstein attorneys Christine Woodcock Dettor and Erika Hooker will present on estate planning and business succession for farmers, in partnership with the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County on November 2, 2023. Nicole Tommell from the Central New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Corp Team will also share her insights. This event is virtual. Read More »

USCIS Introduces Online Scheduling Tool for Local Field Appointments

This summer, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) expanded options for applicants and attorneys to schedule appointments online with local USCIS field offices in two significant ways. Biometric Service Appointments Can Now Be Rescheduled Online In June 2023, USCIS began allowing applicants and attorneys to reschedule most biometrics appointments (appointments for fingerprints, photograph, or Read More »

CFPB to Creditors: Consumers Must Receive Specific and Accurate Reasons for Credit Denial

The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau recently issued Circular 2023-03 reminding creditors of the requirements under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B regarding adverse action notices. The Circular summarizes the regulatory provisions that a notice of credit denial provided to a consumer must be specific and state the principal reasons for denial of credit Read More »

How to Divorce Your Spouse When They Control All the Money

When your spouse makes, controls, and manages all the money in your marriage, deciding to get a divorce can be an overwhelming and often isolating decision.  Fortunately, you have options that allow you to retain strong legal representation and support when separating from your spouse. Understanding Your Rights One person in a marriage often sacrifices Read More »

Susan R. Katzoff Honored with 2023 Distinguished Lawyer Award by Onondaga County Bar Association

Bousquet Holstein PLLC is pleased to celebrate the selection of Susan R. Katzoff as this year's Distinguished Lawyer Honoree by the Onondaga County Bar Association. She will be honored at the organization's annual Distinguished Lawyer Celebration on October 26, at the Syracuse Marriott Downtown. The Distinguished Lawyer Award recognizes an attorney's devotion to the profession, Read More »