The Law Offices of Michael L. Walker, ESQ.
Mar 27, 2023
Clean Slate Seeks To Aid Second Chance

The Clean Slate Act hopes to give those convicted of crimes a chance to get a job or housing after they have paid their debt. The Act, which could become law, intends for criminal records to be sealed if the individual chooses in order to help prevent any[…]

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Mar 17, 2023
New York Attorney General Settles Real Estate Discrimination Legal Fight

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced settlement after investigation determined Coldwell Banker in Long Island was using discriminatory treatment in their home selling practices. Real estate racism exposed: Coldwell Banker settles for housing discrimination on Long Island

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Mar 13, 2023
New York Halts Ghost Gun Distributors

New York Attorney General Letitia James has secured a court order halting the sale and shipping of untraceable “ghost guns” – unfinished frames and receivers. Ghost gun distributors ordered to stop selling in New York

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Mar 10, 2023
Brooklyn Criminal Court Very Busy

The Brooklyn Criminal Court – possibly one of the busiest in the entire country – is understaffed with judges but has no shortage of customers. Over 19,000 arraignments in 2022 and only 16 judges! Brooklyn Criminal Court busier than ever with fewer judges than ever

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Mar 08, 2023
Mayor Adams Secret BQE Meeting

The elected officials want 2 lanes, but New York Mayor Eric Adams attended a meeting of the planned Brooklyn Queens Expressway renovations that was only open to supporters of…3 lanes! The officials have already gone on record as wanting two lanes only to limit the pollution that may[…]

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Feb 27, 2023
NYS Bar Under New (Old) Leadership June 2024

What’s old is new again for New York State (NYS) Bar Association. One time head of the NYS Bar – Domenick Napoletano – will once again head the legal organization as it’s president-elect. Napoletano will assume those responsibilities once again in June 2024. Domenick Napoletano to be president[…]

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Feb 22, 2023
Brooklyn Wants Mayor Pete To Keep BQE To 2×2

Brooklyn officials want Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to make sure the BQE redux limits the traffic patterns to two lanes in each direction. The someday makeover is part of the apparent Infrastructure Bill President Joe Biden put into action. One of the main reasons for trying to scale[…]

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Feb 17, 2023
Family Law: City Council Supports Family Tax Credit

Officials are supporting a resolution of the city council to back a Working Families Tax Credit. What’s News, Breaking: Friday, February 17, 2023

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Feb 13, 2023
New York Court 101: Know Your Rights

Brooklyn Surrogate Court Justice Rosemarie Montalbano is leading a panel called “Know Your Rights: Surrogate Court 101 For Unrepresented Litigants” sponsored by the Brooklyn Bar Association and the Metropolitan Black Bar Association. Judge Montalbano on panel to discuss rights of unrepresented litigants in Surrogate’s Court

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Feb 10, 2023
Brooklyn Business Law: NYC Legal Cannabis Business Ok, Targets Illegal Shops

New York City Mayor Eric Adams has no problem with legal cannabis shops – recently given green light in New York State. He is, however, going after landlord who are permitting illegal shops to open up in their building. As illegal pot dispensaries thrive, NYC goes after landlords

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