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Legal matters are rarely simple, which is why Tully Rinckey PLLC attorneys like to share their knowledge about specific topics through our articles page. Here, you will find articles to help make sense of complex legal issues. If you have a legal topic you would like us to address in our articles, please email info@tullylegal.com.


How To File for Divorce: Step-By-Step Guide

Going through a divorce can be a challenging and emotionally charged experience. If you find yourself at the crossroads of filing for divorce, having the confidence and knowledge…

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Things To Do When Filing for Divorce in New York

Filing for divorce in New York can be a complex and difficult process. To navigate this journey successfully, it’s important to understand the specific requirements and take…

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Does Title IX Only Cover Sex Discrimination in College Athletics?

Contrary to the popularly held assumption in the title, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 applies to all aspects of education for any educational institution that…

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How to Defend Against Title IX Sexual Misconduct Charges in New York

Title IX charges are pursued aggressively by colleges and universities across the country. A Title IX allegation has the potential to ruin a student’s academic future and should…

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Security Clearances: Adjudication Process for DOD Contractors vs. Military and Civilian Employees

For individuals who must go through the security clearance adjudication process, it can be a nervous and confusing process. Each individual attempting to obtain a security…

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EEOC’s Proposed Rule to Implement the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA): Key Provisions Recap

On August 7, 2023, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to implement the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA).…

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Necessity of No-Fault Divorce

In 2010, New York added the “no-fault” ground for divorce, otherwise known as DRL §170.7. The addition allowed for one spouse to seek a divorce based upon their statement…

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What Happens When There Is a Failed Drug Test in the Military?

The military has “zero tolerance” for drug use while in service, whether you are in the Active Component or the Reserves. The expectation is that if a service member is going…

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SBP Open Season – Why is DFAS denying me?

The NDAA 2023 required that DFAS conduct an open season to allow anybody not currently participating in the Survivor Benefit Plan (“SBP”) program to update their elections.…

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What Happens to My VA Benefits If I Am Incarcerated?

A Veteran may find himself or herself either facing jail time or currently incarcerated. A Veteran will want to know how being incarcerated will impact their benefits, including…

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