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Slip and Fall Accidents in the Winter Months

Posted January 1, 2018

New Jersey has already been hit extremely hard by snow and frigid temperatures this year, first with a “bomb cyclone” that dumped up to 18 inches of snow in some areas, and later an “arctic outbreak” that left the east coast between 20 and 30 degree colder than normal, according to the Washington Post. A […]

Real Estate Issues

Posted December 25, 2017

New Jersey was hit incredibly hard by the 2008 recession, and though recovery was slow, the real estate market eventually bounced back throughout the state, according to   At the outset, many transactions appear more simple than they really are.  Even in a seemingly straightforward transaction,  a title problem can swiftly interfere with parties’ expectations […]

Pedestrians and Traffic Collision

Posted December 15, 2017

By mid-December of 2017, the number of fatalities caused in New Jersey traffic collisions had already surpassed the worrisome statistics of 2016. According to New Jersey State Police, there were 562 fatalities in 2015, a seven percent rise the next year for 602 fatalities in 2016, and a rise in 2017 for a total of […]

So You Found Your Perfect Rental Unit… Rights and Responsibilities Under Residential Leases

Posted October 22, 2017

Once you’ve found the perfect home and are approved to become a tenant, you’ll be asked to sign a lease that will contain the terms and conditions of your relationship with the landlord. Even if you’ve done it before, it’s useful to understand the basics of this type of agreement. You do have legal obligations […]

FAQs on Residential Evictions in New Jersey

Posted October 12, 2017

If you are a residential landlord looking to regain possession of rental property, or if you are a tenant who has been asked to relocate or vacate your home, you should consider seeking legal advice quickly.  Landlords cannot remove a tenant for just any reason.  There are limited grounds to regain possession, and knowing what […]

What Do I Do if My Loved One Was Manipulated into Changing Their Will?

Posted August 13, 2017

A common reason for a Will to be contested is when there is evidence of “undue influence.”  Undue influence is another way of saying that someone in your loved one’s life took such advantage of their position of trust that your loved one’s judgment and desires became substituted or impaired.  One of the most frequent […]

Non-Compete and Non-Disclosure Agreements

Posted July 9, 2017

As of January 2016, the average employee stays at one job 4.2 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Just two years before, in 2014, that number was 4.6 years.  People are changing jobs faster than ever.  Just one generation ago, employees spent their entire career with one employer, or at least the majority […]

Power of Attorney for End of Life Medical Directives and Financial Decisions

Posted June 9, 2017

Estate planning is important to ensure that your final wishes are followed and that your family and finances are in the best hands possible following your death.  Powers of Attorney and Medical Directives are needed if you can no longer make decisions for yourself. Our experienced estate planning attorneys can offer tailored guidance for your […]

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Posted December 2, 2016

The elderly population in the United States is increasing.  By 2050, the number of people aged 85 and over is projected to reach 18 million and account for nearly 4.5% of the population.  The demand for care to meet the needs of this population is growing along with it. Many seniors and their families depend […]

How to Avoid Common Estate Planning Mistakes

Posted November 12, 2016

While difficult and even unsettling to think about, planning for the end of life is necessary to ensure that your wishes are carried out, your property is divided as you see fit, and that your family is left with as little burden, uncertainty and stress as possible. Failing to Update Your Will Estate planning requires […]