Bankruptcy vs. Debt Settlement: Which Makes the Most Sense for You?

Make sure that any attorney you speak with practices primarily in bankruptcy. That is because Bankruptcy law is complex, when you file bankruptcy, you need a bankruptcy law firm that deals with these issues on a daily basis.

Is debt settlement a reasonable alternative to bankruptcy. What are the pros and cons? Bankruptcy doesn’t have to be expensive or time-consuming, says attorney Brian Figeroux, from the Law Office of Figeroux & Associates, located in Downtown Brooklyn, NY. An experienced bankruptcy attorney, he has guided hundreds of his clients through the process. Editor

Brooklyn Embarks on One-Day Island Getaway at Upcoming Caribbean Food Crawl

The crawl offers a great overview of Flatbush’s thriving Caribbean community, as well as samples of some of the very best Caribbean cuisine in the city

Brooklyn Embarks on One-Day Island Getaway at Upcoming Caribbean Food Crawl

BY BK READER In 2017, this cultural hub received the official designation “Little Caribbean” to celebrate and promote the food, culture and small businesses in the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Flatbush, East Flatbush and Prospect Lefferts Gardens. Since then, the Little Caribbean commercial corridor has become home to numerous events throughout the year, including walking tours, […]

A British museum is considering returning Ethiopia’s looted art treasures

More than a century after they were looted by British forces, some of Ethiopia’s long-lost treasures could be returning home soon—but only on loan.

A British museum is considering returning Ethiopia’s looted art treasures

BY QUARTZ AFRICA In the build-up to a display of some the Ethiopian artifacts this week at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Tristram Hunt, the museum director, says a “long-term loan” can be arranged to allow the items be displayed in Ethiopia, The Guardian UK reports. The Ethiopian artifacts were plundered by British forces on […]

Intro to Real Estate Business (April 4, 2018)

Date: April 4, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Intro to Real Estate Business (April 4, 2018)

Event Description 5-week Program – Wednesdays at 6pm * April 4: Real Estate Investing for Beginners & Fire Your Landlord – Become An American Homeowner * April 11: The Future of the Real Estate Market of Brooklyn & Commercial Real Estate Financing Solutions for Multifamily, Mixed Use, Office, and Retail Properties * April 18: How to Fund […]

Paralegal Certificate Course (TRACK 39 – Tues. April 3, 2018)

Date: April 3, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Paralegal Certificate Course (TRACK 39 – Tues. April 3, 2018)

Event Description Becoming a paralegal is one of the fastest growing career fields today. If you have a strong desire to work in the legal field or just a desire to assist people who need legal assistance, this is an excellent career choice. Plus, the added benefit to being a paralegal gives one a better […]

Introduction to the Paralegal Certificate Program & Career Success Seminar

Date: March 28, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Introduction to the Paralegal Certificate Program & Career Success Seminar

Event Description A career as a paralegal (also known as a legal assistant) can be a wonderfully fulfilling profession. Paralegals perform legal­, regulatory­ and business­-related research for lawyers working at their organization. Most of the time paralegals work for law offices, corporations’ legal departments or courts. These professionals also provide legal support services to attorneys. […]

Paralegal Certificate Course (TRACK 38 – Sat. March 31, 2018)

The orientation class will be Wed. March 28, 2018 at 6:00PM.

Paralegal Certificate Course (TRACK 38 – Sat. March 31, 2018)

Event Description Becoming a paralegal is one of the fastest growing career fields today. If you have a strong desire to work in the legal field or just a desire to assist people who need legal assistance, this is an excellent career choice. Plus, the added benefit to being a paralegal gives one a better […]

New EEOC National Origin Discrimination Enforcement Guidance Seminar

Date: March 31, 2018 Time: 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM

New EEOC National Origin Discrimination Enforcement Guidance Seminar

Event Description The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released new enforcement guidance on national origin discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII). The timing is appropriate, as tensions continue to flare over how far the Trump Administration will go with deportation efforts—not to mention campaign rhetoric to ban […]