Buying a home is often one of the biggest decisions that a person will ever make. Between choosing your neighborhood, determining your budget, obtaining financing, and actually closing the deal, the entire process can be confusing and stressful. Here are 4 things that consumers should keep in mind during the home buying process. Start with … Continue reading Buying New Jersey Residential Real Estate: 4 Tips
If you have been accused of a crime, your first priority probably minimizing the immediate consequences you are facing. Even relatively minor crimes can result in significant penalties, including substantial fines and jail time. Fortunately, the maximum penalties are rarely imposed for first-time offenders, and the vast majority of cases are settled through a plea … Continue reading The Potential Consequences of a New Jersey Criminal Conviction
After a person passes away, their estate is generally distributed amongst various parties, including beneficiaries that have been named in a will or a trust, creditors, and others. Unfortunately, this process does not always go smoothly, sometimes resulting in complicated and acrimonious litigation that can tie an estate up in court for months or even … Continue reading Effective Estate Planning can Avoid Estate Litigation
New Jersey’s Workers Compensation Program is based on state laws that require employers to carry no-fault insurance that pays benefits to employees who are injured in on the job accidents or who develop work-related illnesses. Examples of the kinds of injuries that workers’ compensation may pay benefits for include the following: Work-related hearing loss Carpal … Continue reading An In-Depth Look at Workers Compensation
Child custody can be among the most contentious issues raised in a divorce. Below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding child custody. To learn more, call us today to speak with a skilled child custody attorney. What Factors do Courts Look at When Making Child Custody Determinations? Courts have significant … Continue reading Child Custody FAQs
Consider the following scenario: you go to school, work hard, finish your degree, and are ready to hit the ground running. You have a killer business idea that you are certain will be successful and provide you with a significant return on your investment in your education. There is one problem, however: you used student … Continue reading Does Student Loan Debt Impact Small Business Formation?
Getting a divorce often has a significant impact on every aspect of your life. This is particularly true for couples who have children, who can also be substantially affected by a divorce. One of the most important factors in determining how a family will be affected by a divorce is the child custody arrangement that … Continue reading The Impact Child Custody Can Have on Your Family
If you are like many people, you may hear the term “estate plan” and immediately assume that the information that follows is not directed at you. This usually stems from the misconception that estate planning is only for the wealthy and for people who actually have an “estate.” Here’s the reality: if you are reading … Continue reading Do I Need an Estate Plan?
If you spend any time online or watching the news, you probably have heard of Pokémon Go, a wildly popular smartphone game that was released earlier this summer. The app uses a technology known as “augmented reality” that superimposes images onto a user’s real world surroundings by using the phone’s camera function. The game involves … Continue reading Don’t Play Pokémon Go and Drive
Estate planning is the process through which you can make sure that your assets are distributed the way that you want them to be when you pass away. In the absence of a well-crafted and comprehensive estate plan, state law will determine what happens to your hard-earned assets and your estate could be tied up … Continue reading Two Common Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid