Personal Injuries Happen When You Least Expect Them

Personal injuries happen when you least expect them

No one plans for a personal injury accident. By their very nature, accidents are unexpected; and serious accidents that result in personal injuries happen when you least expect them. Williamson, Clune & Stevens, personal injury attorneys in Ithaca, are community-focused lawyers with a stellar track record of serving Ithaca-area residents in upstate New York since 1978. When accidents and personal …

How Does a Judge Determine Child Support?

In New York, how does a judge determine child support?

Child support is money that is typically paid from the non-custodial parent to the custodial parent (or, the parent with whom the child lives most of the time) to cover the expenses of caring for the child or children. This can include health insurance and medical/dental costs, education costs, food, clothing and other necessities, and even childcare if the custodial …

Alternatives to Going to Trial in Personal Injury Cases

Alternatives to going to trial in personal injury cases

Many people may become nervous over the thought of actually going to court if they have a personal injury case. For the inexperienced, the settings and personalities of a courtroom can be intimidating. Most only know what they have seen on numerous popular legal-themed television shows. Williamson, Clune & Stevens, a personal injury law firm in Ithaca, has vast experience …

Why Men Should Educate Themselves About Family Law

Why Men Should Educate Themselves About Family Law

You may be familiar with the phrase, “Ignorance of the law is no excuse” from popular legal shows on television. This phrase basically means that you cannot claim “I didn’t know that was illegal” as an adequate defense when charged with a crime. But, for the purposes of this article, Williamson, Clune & Stevens, a family law firm in Ithaca, …

Common Mistakes That Can Cost You in a Personal Injury Case

Common Mistakes That Can Cost You in a Personal Injury Case

Williamson, Clune & Stevens is an experienced, community-focused law firm in Ithaca, New York, with a long history of helping people just like you who suffer personal injuries. Since 1978, we’ve served clients across New York State, and we’ve learned a thing or two about handling personal injury cases successfully. While we promise to do our best to pursue your …

Approaching Child Custody Issues Without Acrimony

Approaching Child Custody Issues Without Acrimony

Perhaps no other subject can be quite as troublesome as determining custody of a child or children during a divorce. The child or children in question are flesh and blood, descendants of both parents and loved without question. Regardless of the disagreements between parents, both parties want the absolute best for their children. The problem arises when both parties disagree …

Getting Back to Work Can Lead to Increased Personal Injury Risks

Getting Back to Work Can Lead to Increased Personal Injury Risks

With COVID-19 restrictions being lifted nationwide, many upstate New York residents are returning to the workplace. While this may be a welcome development and a sign of returning to some semblance of normalcy, it can also come with some increased risks. Getting back to work can lead to increased personal injury risks. Williamson, Clune & Stevens, your personal injury law …

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Easing COVID-19 Restrictions in New York State is Impacting the Family Courts

As COVID-19 restrictions are eased across the country and The Empire State, residents can expect positive impacts on the Family Courts. As you well know, severe backlogs and waiting periods have resulted from the long period of mandated court closures across New York. These setbacks have caused significant delays and other problems. Williamson, Clune & Stevens, family law attorneys in …

COVID-19 Related Personal Injury Litigation on the Rise in New York State

COVID-19 Related Personal Injury Litigation on the Rise in New York State

As the courts begin to reopen across New York State, personal injury litigation linked to COVID-19 is on the rise. Fears about these legal challenges and their impact on economic recovery across the state prompted the NY governor to issue some specific executive orders that offer some measure of immunity and protection for medical practitioners and organizations early in the …