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ASK THE LAWYER PODCAST
60 minutes | Apr 24, 2021
Making the right decision isn't always easy. Sometimes it is. Sometimes it's hard. Having the courage to follow that path, to make that right decision, isn't quite so easy. Attorney Brian Figeroux speaks on the upcoming NYC Primaries and the legal issues that minority communities face.
60 minutes | Apr 17, 2021
Burn in Hell or Glorious Heaven
New York City is one of the world’s leading magnets for immigration. Immigrants contributed approximately $232 billion to the city’s GDP and accounted for 45% of its workforce. But the unfairness experienced by immigrant New Yorkers, go far beyond just immigration issues, and they remain largely unaddressed. How do the mayoral candidates feel about immigrants in New York? Attorney Brian Figeroux discusses this issue and explains the legal issues facing immigrant.
60 minutes | Apr 10, 2021
They say the best revenge is living well. We say the best revenge is divorce revenge. Don't divorce your money or your kids. Divorce your spouse. Get what you deserve and keep what is yours! Attorney Brian Figeroux explains.
60 minutes | Apr 3, 2021
Legalization of Marijuana in NY
It's a historic day in New York. The Legalization of Marijuana in NY — which looks to fix the wrongs of the past by putting an end to harsh prison sentences. Hopefully, marginalized communities that have suffered the most will be the first to reap the benefits. And, for the immigrant communities, we have suffered the most. Attorney Brian Figeroux discusses.
60 minutes | Mar 27, 2021
Love, Marriage and A Green Card
Love is patient and kind. The U.S. Government seems to be a "love" government. Love and marriage can help you get a Green Card. You better make sure your marriage is bonafide and not fraudulent. Attorney Brian Figeroux explains.
57 minutes | Mar 20, 2021
Stop procrastinating! Take care of your business before your business takes care of you! Attorney Brian Figeroux explains.
60 minutes | Mar 13, 2021
Life is Not TikTok - Reality Bites
Reality is defined as the world or the state of things as they actually exist, as opposed to an idealistic or notional idea of them. Sometimes the truth is a bitter pill to swallow. Life is not TikTok. Reality bites. Attorney Brian Figeroux tells it you as it is.
60 minutes | Mar 6, 2021
U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021: Impossible or Possible?
Impossible or possible? What are the possibilities for immigration reform in the United States? President Biden's immigration reform proposed bill, the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, could change everything... or not pass at all. Attorney Brian Figeroux examines what you need to know.
60 minutes | Feb 27, 2021
What is Luck?
There are so many different definitions. Our favorite is, "luck is when preparation meets opportunity." The pandemic has introduced and amplified several legal issues which are not going to go away soon. They will not magically disappear. Are you prepared? Are you lucky? Are you ready to meet opportunity? Attorney Brian Figeroux discusses the pandemic legal issues.
60 minutes | Feb 20, 2021
Not Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine – Get a FREE Estate Planning Consultation
Estate planning is a necessity not a luxury. It involves a process that will decide what happens to your lifetime assets. When selecting an estate attorney, you want someone who is knowledgeable and experienced. Remember, estate planning ensures that your assets go to the desired recipients in the way you see fit. Attorney Brian Figeroux, explains the importance of estate planning and the consequences of not having an estate plan.
57 minutes | Feb 13, 2021
US. Citizenship Act of 2021 & Beware of Immigration Scammers
President Biden recently sent a new immigration bill to Congress. What does that mean for you if you’re a non-citizen in the United States? Right now, the truthful answer is likely nothing — at least not yet. Ask the Lawyer breakdowns the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 and shares the FTC warning about scammers. Get the right information to make the right decision for yourself and your family. Don’t be victim of immigration fraud. Listen now.
60 minutes | Feb 6, 2021
Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR): Where Are You?
Immigrant communities eagerly await tangible changes that can improve their lives. We need President Biden to honor his commitments to immigrant and migrant communities. We need sweeping Comprehensive Immigration Reform. Attorney Brian Figeroux discusses the latest CIR news. Plus an interview with Congresswoman Yvette Clarke on her immigration proposal, Roadmap to Freedom.
60 minutes | Jan 30, 2021
The Lawyer You Hire Does Make a Difference!
Get the right information to make the right decision for yourself and your family. Attorney Brian Figeroux discusses legal issues and the importance of consulting with an experienced and knowledgeable attorney.
60 minutes | Jan 23, 2021
Dreams, Love & Hope - A New Dawn
Amanda Gorman, 22, who delivered the inauguration poem, "The Hill We Climb," said: " If we merge mercy with might, and might with right, then love becomes our legacy." With the inauguration of President Joseph "Joe" Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris come dreams, love, and hope - a new beginning, a new dawn. The work begins immediately. Attorney Brain Figeroux shares his thoughts.
60 minutes | Jan 16, 2021
Don't tell me you love me, show me you love me.
2021 is the year of reckoning. As we celebrate MLK, let's remember this quote: "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." Attorney Brian Figeroux shares his thoughts.
60 minutes | Jan 9, 2021
Hope for 2021!
Georgia! Georgia on my mind! Welcome 2021! Things are looking promising. Attorney Brian Figeroux shares his thoughts on how the Democrats control of the Senate could allow President-elect Biden to repair the damage of the Trump Administration. There's hope for immigration, $2000 stimulus checks and more. How will you be impacted? Listen on.
60 minutes | Jan 2, 2021
Happy New Year 2021!
The year 2020 has been quite a difficult one. The coronavirus pandemic did not only wreck our health, finances, businesses and sanity, but also left quite a lasting impact on our lives. And, one that will continue to affect our lives even when this whole nightmare is over. Yet, humanity is not taken for granted either. A new year is here but the past problems are still unresolved. Take care of them. We are here for you. Attorney Brian Figeroux looks at the issues following us in the New Year. May this New Year bring you much joy; may you find peace, love, and success. Happy New Year 2021!
60 minutes | Dec 26, 2020
All I Want for Christmas
Happy Holidays. Merry Christmas. Happy Kwanzaa. What do you want for Christmas? Attorney Brian Figeroux speaks about what should be on your list.
60 minutes | Dec 19, 2020
A Promised Land
President Barack Obama’s thoughtfulness is obvious to anyone who has observed his political career. In his book, A Promised Land he gives us a riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making. President Obama inspires us to believe in the power of democracy. Attorney Brian Figeroux discusses the importance of President Barack Obama and the lessons we should learn.
60 minutes | Dec 12, 2020
The Vaccine & Legal Issues During the Pandemic
The arrival of the COVID-19 vaccines is upon us. With the long history of medical racism in the United States, the politicization of the response to the pandemic and the huge numbers of Blacks dead, Black communities’ distrust of health care systems and institutions feels insurmountable. Attorney Brian Figeroux discusses taking the vaccine and the legal issues during the pandemic.
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