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Attorney Tanya Hobson-Williams Says the Labor Department Must Be Vigilant in Enforcing the Fiduciary Rule

Attorney Tanya Hobson-Williams of Hobson-Williams, P.C. says that, despite the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) announcement that a long-delayed part of the fiduciary rule will soon go into effect and will be enforced by the agency, the rule has too many loopholes that will allow retirement investment experts to sell products that benefit them, not their clients, and the rule will not be enforced until it is fully implemented, which is scheduled to occur at the beginning of next year.

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Tanya Hobson-Williams Quoted in Bigger Law Firm

Firm Principal Tanya Hobson-Williams was recently quoted in a Bigger Law Firm article on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) using private debt collection companies to try to collect millions of dollars in overdue federal taxes. Ms. Hobson-Williams discussed how increasing the funding to the IRS may reduce the need for outside collections and use increased staff to collect outstanding tax debt.

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Tanya Hobson-Williams Quoted in Erickson Tribune

Firm Principal Tanya Hobson-Williams was recently quoted in a Erickson Tribune article on elder financial abuse and how to prevent it. Ms. Hobson-Williams discussed how establishing appropriate advance directives, as well as having family members check in on the senior regularly for signs of financial abuse, may be helpful in protecting loved ones.

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Tanya Hobson-Williams Named to New York Law Journals‘ Top Women in Law 2016

Tanya Hobson-Williams of Hobson-Williams, P.C. was recently named one of New York Law Journals‘ Top Women in Law 2016. The Top Women in Law recognizes the outstanding work being done by female attorneys across New York state who have had notable achievements over the past year.

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Appellate Court Rules That Defendant’s Vehicle Did Not Deny Access to Neighbor’s Property

Tanya Hobson-Williams of Hobson-Williams, P.C. successfully represented a Glendale resident who was accused of denying the plaintiff neighbor access to right-of-way and ingress/egress on a shared driveway.

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Tanya Hobson-Williams Was Quoted In Newsday‘s Medicaid Pooled-Income Trust Article

Elder law attorney Tanya Hobson-Williams was recently quoted in a Newsday‘s “Benefits at Higher Income Levels” article. The article discussed the benefits and considerations of Medicaid pooled-income trusts.

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Tanya Hobson-Williams, Esq. Appeared as a Guest on “OMG I’m Getting Older and So Is My Mom”

Attorney Tanya Hobson-Williams appeared as a guest on “OMG I’m Getting Older and So Is My Mom” with Scott Greenberg on February 8, 2016. Ms. Hobson-Williams discussed Medicaid planning and the health care concerns New York and Florida seniors have.


Attorney Tanya Hobson-Williams Appeared as a Guest on “Medicine On Call”

Tanya Hobson-Williams appeared as a guest on “Medicine On Call” with Dr. Elaina George on Liberty Express Radio on Wednesday, February 10. Ms. Hobson-Williams discussed Medicaid planning and this year’s elder law issues.


Tanya Hobson-Williams Defends Client’s Marriage to Husband Who Was Declared an Incapacitated Person

Attorney Tanya Hobson-Williams of Hobson-Williams, P.C. recently won an appeal in favor of a woman whose marriage to an older gentleman was annulled in the course of a Guardianship proceeding.

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Tanya Hobson-Williams Successfully Petitions for Guardianship for 92-Year-Old Millionaire Pastor

Attorney Tanya Hobson-Williams of Hobson-Williams, P.C. has announced that she has successfully petitioned to have a guardian appointed for a 92-year-old pastor..

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Long Island Business News Selects Tanya Hobson-Williams as One of its Top 50 Most Influential Women

Attorney Tanya Hobson-Williams of Hobson-Williams, P.C. has been selected as one of the Top 50 Most Influential Women by Long Island Business News..

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Attorney Tanya Hobson-Williams Outlines Steps Families Should Take to Help Ensure the Safety of Loved Ones in a Nursing Home

Attorney Tanya Hobson-Williams of Hobson-Williams, P.C. advises family members to check in periodically, or to pay an aide to check in, with loved ones in nursing homes.

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Hobson-Williams, P.C. Named One of the Top 100 Minority-Owned Law Firms by New York Law Journal

The New York Law Journal has named Hobson-Williams, P.C. one of the Top 100 Minority-Owned Law Firms in New York State.

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Hobson-Williams, P.C. Named One of the Top 100 Women-Owned Law Firms by New York Law Journal

The Law Offices of Tanya Hobson-Williams was mentioned in New York Law Journal Annual list of New York’s Top 100 Law Firms.

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Tanya Hobson-Williams Urges New York City Council to Impose Rent Freeze for More Senior Citizen Tenants

Attorney Tanya Hobson-Williams of Hobson-Williams, P.C. is asking the New York City Council to pass a bill that would raise the income threshold for senior citizen tenants living in rent-regulated apartments.

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New Changes in the Delivery of Medicaid Home Care Services in N.Y.C.

Beginning Monday, September 17, 2012, applications for Home Care will not be accepted at the local Community Alternative Systems Agency (CASA) offices, with limited exceptions.

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Hobson-Williams, P.C. sponsored the 1010WINS Real Estate Summit with Michael Stoler

On Wednesday, May 9, 2012, participants visited our table and heard from prominent real estate leaders providing their views on the state of the market at the Graduate Center of the City University, New York, New York.

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Honoring Trailblazers

The Youth Empowerment Institute in Uniondale hosted their First Annual John L. Kearse Ceremony, honoring women trailblazers in the community.

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