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What to do When You Are Appointed Executor of an Estate

September 12, 2021
What to do When You Are Appointed Executor of an Estate

When you are appointed executor, it is your job to organize the assets, the debts, and the taxes associated with the estate over which you have been given charge. As executor of an estate, you are responsible for settling all of the decedent’s final affairs. You are not required to have any special degree or […]

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How to Handle Nuisance Neighbors: Property Damage and Construction Nuisance Disputes

September 5, 2021
How to Handle Nuisance Neighbors: Property Damage and Property Line Disputes

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors: Property Damage & Construction Nuisances in New Jersey Many New Jersey families are choosing to invest in their current homes and renovate the existing space they are currently using for hybrid and remote work, activities of daily living, and entertaining close family and friends. Home renovation projects can prove particularly […]

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Lump-Sum Workers’ Compensation Settlement in New Jersey

August 27, 2021
Lump-Sum Workers’ Compensation Settlement in New Jersey

What to Know about Lump Sum Compensation for a Workers’ Comp Claim When you are involved in an accident or undergo a long-term injury due to your work environment, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits are paid by your employer and cover certain expenses and financial losses you undergo due to being […]

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Contingency Fee Laws in New Jersey

August 20, 2021
Contingency Fee Laws in New Jersey

Learn more about the contingency fee model and how to ensure that your legal rights to a fair contingency fee are respected when seeking a lawyer for a personal injury case in Ocean and Monmouth County NJ. There are many payment models that New Jersey attorneys use to collect payment for their services. One such […]

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Probation Violation Hearings in NJ: How to Fight Getting Your Probation Revoked & Avoid Jail

August 13, 2021
Probation Violation Hearings: How to Fight Getting Your Probation Revoked & Avoid Jail

Both probation and parole require an individual to follow certain rules and submit to warrantless searches without probable cause. With the support of many community-based corrections and “Focus on the Victim (FOV)” restorative justice programs, through probation or parole, thousands of New Jersey citizens are granted a second chance and are leading productive lives as […]

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Can I use my Own Doctor if I have a NJ Workers’ Compensation Case?

August 5, 2021
Workers’ Compensation Law in New Jersey: Can I see my own doctor?

Read on to learn more about what medical care is covered by workers’ compensation benefits and how to ensure that you get the best quality care regardless of your employer’s benefits setup. Employers want to keep their employees safe on the job for many reasons. They are legally required to take steps to ensure that […]

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Criminal Background Checks: Are Arrest Records in New Jersey Public?

July 29, 2021
Criminal Background Checks: Are Arrest Records in New Jersey Public?

Can I Get a Copy of My Criminal Record or Check Someone Else’s? Job seekers with criminal records have rights and often worry about the negative impact an arrest record may have on future employment opportunities. Unless your records were expunged, anyone with internet access can potentially view your criminal history or make it available […]

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Awarding Responsibility for Downed Trees in New Jersey

July 21, 2021
Awarding Responsibility for Downed Trees in New Jersey

Learn how to get compensated for damages caused by a downed tree. In this day and age of climate change and increasingly adverse weather, downed trees in New Jersey are more and more prevalent. Whether or not the tree was on your property or on another’s property, you may be entitled to compensation. Ensuring that […]

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How the Timeline of the Indictment Process is Handled in New Jersey

July 14, 2021
How a Quick Indictment Process Handled in New Jersey

An indictment is a procedure through which it is decided if official criminal charges will be placed on a defendant. Fortunately, we live in a country where we are innocent until proven guilty, and we have the right to a speedy trial.  New Jersey recently revamped its processing procedures for criminal cases and has practically […]

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