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Exploring Damages Caps in New Jersey

February 28, 2022
Understanding how Damage Caps work in Personal Injury claims in NJ

Suppose you are injured due to another person’s or party’s negligence. In that case, you can be entitled to compensation (also known as damages) which is meant to pay for the losses you have experienced due to their carelessness, neglect, or improper conduct. No amount of money can restore you to who you were before […]

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Key Information About the Realty Transfer Fee in NJ

February 21, 2022
Handling the Realty Transfer Fee in NJ

The realty transfer fee is the amount buyers and sellers pay to transfer property, and it works as evidence of the Real Estate transaction when dealing with a property in New Jersey. Since 1968, New Jersey has had a real estate transfer fee whose purpose is to cover the tracking and cataloging of the real […]

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Birth Injuries: Common Causes and Consequences in NJ

February 14, 2022
Causes and Consequences of Birth Injuries in Monmouth County, NJ

A baby’s arrival is an exciting, emotional time. Everyone has waited many months to finally meet their new family member. Sometimes, everything doesn’t go as planned, and the baby is injured during labor and delivery. The possible birth injuries that a child can suffer during their birth, or in the time surrounding it, range from […]

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Guardianship vs. Power of Attorney in New Jersey

February 7, 2022
Guardianship vs. Power of Attorney in New Jersey

Learn more about the distinction between guardianship and power of attorney in New Jersey, as well as which one might be best for you or your loved one. Estate planning is an important process that many people go through to ensure that their finances can be maintained in the future, particularly if they ever become […]

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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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