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Handwritten Wills in New Jersey: Are They Legal?

January 26, 2022
Handwritten Wills in New Jersey: Are They Legal?

Though Handwritten Wills Are Accepted as Valid Documents in New Jersey, It Is Still Important to Have your Document Reviewed by a Seasoned Estate Planning Lawyer to Avoid Later Issues in Court A person’s Last Will and Testament is an important document not only in instruction but in precedent. It preserves and maintains a person’s […]

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Are You Eligible to Have Your Criminal Record Expunged in NJ?

January 18, 2022
Applying for an Expungement in New Jersey

An Expungement is a process whereby a criminal record is essentially removed or sealed, and becomes inaccessible to the public eye. New Jersey passed what is commonly referred to as a “Clean Slate” law in December of 2019, which took effect on June 15, 2020, and provides an opportunity for thousands of people to have […]

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Whiplash Accidents, Common Causes and Consequences in NJ

January 12, 2022
Common Causes and Consequences of Whiplash Accidents in New Jersey

Monmouth County Whiplash Attorneys Perhaps you are faced with the prospect of a whiplash accident, as well as the complex questions of which party will be found legally at fault and to what compensation, if any, you are entitled. When the issues of negligence, liability, and justification for compensation arise, the appropriate course of action […]

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Key Documents to Draft a Complete Estate Plan in NJ

January 5, 2022
Key Documents to Draft a Complete Estate Plan in NJ

A comprehensive estate plan requires three important documents to be prepared in case of death or incapacitation. Estate planning can be a sensitive matter, one in which you must prepare for the inevitability of your passing by preparing all the legal and financial aspects of your assets and estate. No matter how uncomfortable it is, […]

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Selling a House in New Jersey: The Non-Resident Seller Transfer Fee

December 27, 2021
Selling a House in New Jersey: The Non-Resident Seller Transfer Fee

Nonresident sellers who don’t qualify for an exemption in NJ are subject to an additional fee, paid during the closing or shortly before. In New Jersey, there are many details involved in the sale of a house. These often less obvious procedures are essential for the transfer of property to be considered legal. Things get […]

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How is the Arbitration Process Handled in New Jersey?

December 19, 2021
How is the Arbitration Process Handled in New Jersey?

Many contracts contain arbitration clauses specifically to avoid litigation in the court system, which can be protracted and expensive. Trials include judges, juries, court reporters, witnesses, and motions to resolve procedural and substantive trial issues. On the other hand, arbitration is a dispute resolution alternative that is less expensive and less time-consuming than court litigation. […]

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Restoring Your New Jersey Driver’s License

December 13, 2021
Restoring Your New Jersey Driver’s License

The suspension of your driver’s license can significantly reduce your mobility and the capacity to accomplish daily activities. There are numerous reasons why your New Jersey driver’s license may have been suspended, and they aren’t all because of on-the-road violations. The NJ court system uses driver’s license suspensions as a response to other infractions such […]

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How Does a Clawback Provision Work in NJ?

December 6, 2021
How Does a Clawback Provision Work in NJ?

A clawback provision is a contractual agreement where an employee, under certain circumstances, may be required to return the money he or she has already received from the employer. Contracts seem simple in concept. People agree to do or not do certain things. For example, an employer hires an employee and agrees to pay for […]

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License Suspension for Unpaid Child Support in New Jersey

November 27, 2021
License Suspension for Child Support in New Jersey

Explore with our attorneys what child support license suspensions are and how New Jersey laws have been updated to lend a more just system. In New Jersey, the suspension of a driver’s license has long been used as a way to penalize parents who are delinquent in making required child support payments. While this technique […]

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Motor Vehicle Accidents are a Leading Cause of PTSD in New Jersey

November 19, 2021
Motor Vehicle Accidents Are Single Leading Cause of PTSD in New Jersey

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), among other personal injuries related to motor vehicle accidents, have increased in New Jersey. As pandemic-related restrictions and health guidelines have eased in New Jersey, the resulting effect, as of November 8th, 2021, has been a 15% increase in traffic fatalities due to bad COVID driving. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), […]

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