You & the Law

Each Friday at 5:45 p.m., Mike Desmond talks about legal issues with a local attorney.

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5:45 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

You & The Law: Problem-solving courts

Hon. E. Jeannette Ogden talks about problem-solving courts on this week's You & The Law.
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On this week's edition of You & The Law, Buffalo City Court Hon. Judge E. Jeannette Ogden talks about the many problem-solving courts that now exist in the local legal system.

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1:30 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

You & The Law: Pregnant working women

On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Lindy Korn talks about legal issues and protections relating to pregnant women in the workplace.

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5:45 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

You & The Law: Muslim women at Seneca Falls

Seneca Falls in the Finger Lakes has become a symbol for women in this country, the start of a long push for legal equality and the right to vote. Attorney Nadia Shahram is leading a march to Seneca Falls next weekend of American Muslim women pushing for that same equality. On this week's You & The Law, Shahran talks about why.

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5:45 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

You & The Law: Taxes and bankruptcy

On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Gary Bluestein talks with WBFO's Mike Desmond about taxes and bankruptcy.

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5:45 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

You & The Law: Writing a will

Once, most people simply had their lawyer write a will and that was it. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Kenneth Grossberg talks about some of the related issues and complexities.

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5:45 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

You & The Law: Foreign bank accounts

Do you have a bank account outside the United States? On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney James Bandoblu talks about foreign accounts and foreign income.

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5:26 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

You & The Law: Intellectual property

This week edition of You & The Law examines the topic of  intellectual property.  WBFO'S Mike Desmond talks with attorney Josef Mejido about trademarks

WBFO'S Mike Desmond with You & The Law

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5:45 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

You & The Law: Youth employment

For young people, that first job opens up a new world of paychecks, co-workers, and opportunities. This week, on a previously aired edition of You & The Law, WBFO's Mike Desmond speaks with lawyer Lindy Korn about the risks associated with those new jobs.

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5:55 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

You & The Law: NYS Scaffold Law

In New York State, one of the most discussed and most controversial section of labor law is called the Scaffold Law.  This week on You & The Law, WBFO's Mike Desmond speaks with attorney David Adams to explore the meaning of the law.

WBFO's Mike Desmond on You & The Law.

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5:45 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

You & The Law: Auto accidents

When you have had a bad car accident, there are a lot of legal issues to consider. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Chris O'Brien talks about how to hire a lawyer to deal with a personal injury accident.

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5:44 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

You & The Law: Divorce issues

Divorces are seldom simple, but they can become entangled in numerous issues. On this week's You & The Law, attorney Barbara Sauer talks about some of the issues that can become involved.

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6:10 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

You & The Law: Landlord responsibilities

This is the time of year when tenants are concerned about heat in their apartments and may be complaining to their landlord about the temperature. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Joshua Dubs talks about heating issues between landlords and tenants.

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5:45 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

You & The Law: Elder abuse

Senior citizens are often society's most vulnerable population. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Sarah Duval talks about the problem of elder abuse.

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5:45 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

You & The Law: Labeling alcohol

When new operators of wineries, distilleries or breweries start off, they're mostly concerned about the product they are selling. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Barbara Piazza says the label on the bottle is also important.

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5:38 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

You & The Law: Trademarks

Trademarks are the name of a new drug or a soft drink or any other consumer product. On this week's edition of You & The Law, Attorney Anne Downey talks about the ins and outs of trademarks.

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5:45 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

You & The Law: Bail

Everyone has heard references to bail on TV and movies or when there is news coverage of a crime. On this week's edition of You & The Law, Buffalo City Court Judge Jeanette Ogden talks about who gets bail and how it's set.

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5:45 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

You & The Law: Mock trial

At some point in life, people decide they want to be lawyers. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Craig Bucki talks about mock trial, one of the ways young people get an idea whether they want, or don't want, to become lawyers.

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5:45 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

You & The Law: Town court

If a resident of Erie County winds up in court, it's very likely to be in one of the town courts across the county.

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5:45 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

You & The Law: Preparing a will

For most people, a will is an important document. This week on You & The Law, attorney Laurie Menzies says you need to know your finances before you prepare your will.

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5:45 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

You & The Law: Alimony

In the old days, when there was a divorce, the husband usually had to pay alimony to his wife. Now, often a wife has to pay support to a former husband.

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5:50 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

You & The Law: The role of money in judicial elections

Across the country, some judges are appointed and some are elected. This week on You & The Law, attorney Frank Housh talks about how money has become the key factor in judicial elections.

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5:00 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

You & The Law: Elder law

For those who need Medicaid help in their later years, it has always been a complicated process to get help paying for nursing home care. Attorney Charles Beinhauer says that process has become even more complicated.

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5:45 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

You & The Law: Buying a house

Buying a home is often a family priority. On this week's edition of You & The Law, Attorney Keri Callocchia talks about the process and how it's becoming more complicated.

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5:45 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

You & The Law: Crossing the border with a DWI

If you have a DWI on your record and you want to cross the Niagara River bridges into Canada, is that a problem? This week on You & The Law, attorney Kelly Carr says it can be, although there are potential solutions.

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5:45 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

You & The Law: DOMA's immigration fallout

The U.S. Supreme Court throwing out the Defense of Marriage Act changes the legal status of gay couples in this country. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Michael Serotte talks about the effect it has on immigration status.

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1:38 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

You & The Law: Property paperwork

The deed you receive in purchasing your property just seem like a lot of legal papers and a possibly confusing map. But on this week's edition of You & The Law, WBFO's Mike Desmond speaks with local attorney Marc Brown, who says you should pay attention to those papers and what they show about your property.

WBFO'S Mike Desmond on You & The Law.

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5:45 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

You & The Law: Brokerage firm investments

This week on an archived edition of You & The Law, attorney Joanne Schultz talks with WBFO's Mike Desmond about what to do if you think something bad has happened to your brokerage house investments.

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2:00 am
Sat June 29, 2013

You & The Law: Identity theft

In an effort to protect identify we live in a world of paper shredders, guarded computer passwords and monitored financial records.  WBFO'S Mike Desmond talks with attorney Diane Tiveron in this edition of You and The Law about identity theft.

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5:16 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

You & The Law: Your rights with police

What are your rights when the police knock on your front door? That's what Mike Desmond talks about with attorney Steven Cohen on this week's edition of You & The Law.

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5:45 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

You & The Law: The civil jury

If a case goes through the entire legal process, it eventually goes before a jury. This week on You & The Law, attorney John Licata talks about picking a jury in a civil case.

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