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What is a Prenup?

October 16, 2020

Attorney Stephen Riebling speaks with Parade magazine about prenups being on the rise with couples marrying later in life. The article gives a tell all on prenups, from the positives to the negatives. Attorney Riebling shares that a prenup is being viewed more positively with people of all ages. Click the link above to learn more.

When to Hire a Lawyer for an Insurance Claim

August 4, 2020

Forbes magazine looks into the possibilities of hiring a lawyer after your insurance company denies you a claim. Attorney Stephen Riebling is featured explaining the process of appealing a denial. "Often the process involves the exchange of information=referred to as discovery-legal filing deadlines, settlement negotiations and, quite possible, a lawsuit".

What We Can Learn From People Nailing That Work-Life Balance

August 4, 2020

Bloomberg/Quit BusinessWeek takes a look at personal accounts of individuals making the most of the stay-at-home order. Attorney Marcia Payton motivates us all with her insight on exercise with a family of six. "We up the house; a weight room in the garage, the Peloton bike, the treadmill, family yoga in the yard, hiking, walking the dogs, biking to the stream. Everyone gets in their daily workout".

Society for Human Resource Management

July 2020

Attorney Marcia Payton is featured in the SHRM article speaking about the accomadations of working parents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Payton explains the importance of setting up guidelines for employees to follow once employers learn about FFCRA, Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and their state laws. Payton is quoted saying that, "If a remote-working policy is correctly established, it should alleviate legal issues an employer may face when terminating an employee who is working from home". Click here to read the article in its entirety.

What I Learned

July 2020

Attorney Stephen Riebling is quoted in the Westchester magazine 914 Inc. speaking on how to make technology an assest. Since the coronavirus pandemic, it has been difficult to speak with a lawyer face to face. Riebling explains that using vitrual meeting has made it easier to connect with clients.

Ramussen College: 7 Signs You Should Consider a Career in Criminal Justice

June 2020

Attorney Stephen Riebling is featured in the motivating and informative blog 7 Signs You Should Consider a Career in Criminal Justice. In reason number "4. You've never met a problem you couldn't solve", Riebling gives his insight on what it is like to be in the court room trying to resolve a case. To learn what his insight was click here.

Riebling & Payton Open Law Firm in Westchester and Stamford

April 2020

Riebling & Payton PLLC gets a feature on's article "Riebling & Payton open law firm in Westchester and Stamford". The article briefly introduces the firm and attorneys. Click here to read more about it!

The Morning Call

February 2020

Attorney Stephen Riebling weighs in on the importance of keeping a fair trial during a high profile case, in the article "Andrea Yates' attorney weighs in on case of Lisa Snyder, accused of hanging children, as first court appearance nears". Reibiling is quoted explaing, "As a defense attorney, I do not necessarily want to try my client's case on the stairs of the courthouse. However, one must recognize that your potential jury will come from the local community and first impressions and presumptions will snowball in the abscence of a consistent and reasoned messaged from the defense." Click here to read more on the importance of first impressions.

Acquittal Of Westchester Uber Driver Of Sexual Assault Precedes Uber Report

January 2020

WHITE PLAINS, NY (Westchester County Court), following a three week trial involving expert witnesses from across the country and thousands of pages of evidence, Westchester criminal defense attorney Stephen Riebling proved that his client, an Uber driver, was “Not Guilty” of three criminal counts, Sexual Abuse in the First Degree (D Felony), Assault in the Second Degree (D Felony) and Unlawful Imprisonment in the Second Degree (A Misdemeanor). The case concluded with a unanimous jury verdict on “Not Guilty” on all counts. Read more here.

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