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How to Get a Restraining Order in NJ

In this day and age, it's common for relationships to fail. Unfortunately in some extreme cases, when that happens, bad things may follow. Sometimes, the situation between a couple is so bad that a person may have no reasonable choice other than to enlist the assistance of law enforcement and the court system. If you’ve [...]

By |October 31st, 2017|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on How to Get a Restraining Order in NJ

Penalties for Leaving the Scene of an Accident in NJ

As we all know, life can be very stressful. Unsurprisingly, stress can cause us to make bad decisions, the results of which, ironically, create even more stress. When it comes to car accidents, there's the initial shock of "Oh my gosh, what just happened?" followed by an adrenaline rush as you try to figure out [...]

By |October 31st, 2017|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on Penalties for Leaving the Scene of an Accident in NJ

Is an Expungement Lawyer in NJ Worth the Cost?

Everyone makes mistakes in their lives. The vast majority tend to be, all things considered, relatively minor and are usually fixed without too much trouble. Mistakes that have had significant effects on either themselves and/or others might involve the justice system. Unlike many other types of mistakes, those that involve breaking the law have a [...]

By |October 31st, 2017|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Is an Expungement Lawyer in NJ Worth the Cost?

How to Litigate Against an Estate in New Jersey

Beneficiaries, heirs or other interested parties have legal recourse under New Jersey laws to challenge wills, trusts or the administration of deceased loved ones' estates. Even when an estate plan seems relatively straightforward, there can be disagreements or misunderstandings about key provisions or about the way an estate or trust is being administered. While it [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on How to Litigate Against an Estate in New Jersey

How to File an Elderly Abuse Case in New Jersey

It is essential to trust that caregivers, family members and friends will honor, respect and treat your elderly loved ones with the care they deserve. When physical, sexual, emotional or financial abuse is suspected, it can leave you feeling helpless, angry and anguished. Elderly abuse occurs all too often. It has been estimated that 10 [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on How to File an Elderly Abuse Case in New Jersey

When to Hire a Swimming Pool Accident Lawyer in Morris County

Tragically, swimming pool accidents affect too many Morris County, NJ, residents each year. Even worse, children are often the victims of such accidents, likely because they tend to use swimming pools more frequently than adults and are less experienced. National statistics for the summer of 2017, provided by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, are sobering: [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on When to Hire a Swimming Pool Accident Lawyer in Morris County

Should I Hire a Passaic County Construction Accident Attorney?

Construction sites can be inherently dangerous places. Whether due to safety violations or hazards, negligent supervision, equipment failures, collapsed scaffolding or other conditions, injury accidents can happen frequently. Just like most other workers injured on the job, construction workers are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits to cover lost wages and medical expenses while they are [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Should I Hire a Passaic County Construction Accident Attorney?

An Overview of Your Consultation with A Passaic County Divorce Attorney

If you are considering divorcing your spouse or if your spouse has indicated that he or she intends to divorce you, you probably have a lot of questions. As you begin the next chapter in your life, the decisions made during the process and the outcome of your divorce can impact your future for years to [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on An Overview of Your Consultation with A Passaic County Divorce Attorney

Negotiating a Better Deal With a Morris County Traffic Ticket Attorney

No driver likes to see the flashing lights of a police car in the rear view mirror, but most drivers will be pulled over becauseof an alleged traffic violation at some point in their lives. Common Traffic Violations You can be issued a citation in Morris County, NJ, for a number of different traffic violations. [...]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Negotiating a Better Deal With a Morris County Traffic Ticket Attorney

How to Compare Top Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Passaic County

We trust the medical professionals who treat us and our loved ones to provide competent care. After all, they have completed extensive training, haveagreed to the Hippocratic Oath and have dedicated their lives to helping others. When something goes wrong, however, the results can be emotionally and financially draining. Medical malpractice can result in lifelong injuries, [...]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Compare Top Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Passaic County

What to Look for in a Morris County Personal Injury Lawyer

After suffering an injury because of someone else’s negligent or intentional act, it is easy to become overwhelmed. On top of dealing with medical appointments and expenses you did not anticipate, you may be unable to work and the emotional toll is often significant. While you may simply want to put the memory of your injury [...]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What to Look for in a Morris County Personal Injury Lawyer

How to Prove Fault for an Essex County Slip and Fall Incident

Slipping, or tripping over something, is something most of us have probably done at one point or another. These types of incidents are extremely common. If you are lucky, all that you will injure as a result is your pride. Unfortunately, many people are not so lucky. Injuries resulting from slip and fall incidents can [...]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Prove Fault for an Essex County Slip and Fall Incident

Steps for Reporting a Domestic Violence Offense in Passaic County

For victims of domestic violence and those who suspect violence is occurring, it can be difficult to find the courage to stand up and fight back through the legal system. However, without legal action, the cycle of violence may continue and worsen in severity and frequency of attacks. In addition, the attacker could be harming [...]

By |September 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Steps for Reporting a Domestic Violence Offense in Passaic County

Do I Need a Bergen County Personal Injury Attorney?

An accident can happen in the blink of an eye; no matter how careful you are, other people’s actions or negligence can cause injuries that can leave you suffering the consequences for months, years or even for a lifetime. If you or someone close to you was injured in an auto accident, a slip-and-fall accident, [...]

By |September 14th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Do I Need a Bergen County Personal Injury Attorney?

Hit and Run Charge: Leaving the Scene of an Essex County Accident

Hit and run charges, alleging a driver fled the scene of a car accident, are serious. If a driver is convicted of a hit and run violation, the driver who fled may face harsh penalties that can have lifelong consequences. If you or someone close to you was charged with a hit and run offense, [...]

By |September 14th, 2017|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on Hit and Run Charge: Leaving the Scene of an Essex County Accident

A Guide to Legal Action for Elderly Abuse in Essex County

We all want our elderly loved ones to be treated with the compassion and respect they deserve. When you entrust your family member or a friend to a nursing home, assisted living facility or private nurse, or to any other caregiver or trusted representative, you should be able to feel confident and comfortable that everyone [...]

By |September 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Guide to Legal Action for Elderly Abuse in Essex County

How to Fight a Speeding Ticket in Bergen County

Most of us have experienced that sinking feeling that comes from being pulled over for driving faster than the posted speed limit on the roadway. If that happened to you and you were lucky enough to get away with a warning to “watch your speed,” be thankful and take the officer’s words to heart. If you [...]

By |September 14th, 2017|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on How to Fight a Speeding Ticket in Bergen County

Can I Make a Nursing Home Abuse Claim in Passaic County?

Scientific and technological advances in health care have permitted more and more people to live longer than ever before. A longer life is, for the most part, a wonderful thing. It is, however, not without its drawbacks. As people get older, their ability to care for themselves decreases, often to the point where they are [...]

By |June 26th, 2017|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Can I Make a Nursing Home Abuse Claim in Passaic County?

The Benefits of Hiring a Bus Accident Attorney in NJ

Bus accidents. Every so often you see one on the news, usually because the accident was major or involved a sports team (or both). Fortunately, most bus accidents aren't very newsworthy, at least not to the public in general. It's definitely a different story if you have the bad luck of being involved in one, [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Law Articles|Comments Off on The Benefits of Hiring a Bus Accident Attorney in NJ

Discuss Your Aggravated Assault Charge with a Passaic County Attorney

To ensure the best defense against an aggravated assault charge, there are several aspects of the law you should discuss with your attorney. Educate yourself on the following relevant information before this discussion so you are adequately prepared. What exactly is an aggravated assault charge? According to New Jersey state law, you will be found [...]

By |June 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Discuss Your Aggravated Assault Charge with a Passaic County Attorney

Challenge a Will Under These Legal Grounds in Passaic County

The loss of a loved one can be a difficult period in your life. Unfortunately, when it comes time to administer a deceased friend’s or family member’s last will and testament, there are sometimes valid concerns about the legality of that document. There are several legal grounds for challenging a will in Passaic County, NJ. [...]

By |June 9th, 2017|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on Challenge a Will Under These Legal Grounds in Passaic County

Will, Trust and Estate Litigation: Protecting Your Rights in Passaic County

In a perfect world, when someone died, their property and other assets would be managed by a trusted person or professional fiduciary of their choosing. What’s more, estate assets would be distributed to the people and/or charitable organizations that were most important to the deceased person, according to his or her wishes. Of course, we [...]

By |June 8th, 2017|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on Will, Trust and Estate Litigation: Protecting Your Rights in Passaic County

Passaic County Domestic Violence Charges & Penalities

Domestic violence: An introduction. Few crimes cause as much discomfort or are as despised by the public as domestic violence. Those accused of a domestic violence charge have a rough path ahead, even if they aren't ultimately convicted. Why? Because, as stated on the New Jersey Courts website: In 1991, the Legislature found and declared that [...]

By |June 2nd, 2017|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Passaic County Domestic Violence Charges & Penalities

Slip and Fall Lawyer: Bergen County Guide

Life comes at you fast. Too fast at times. Work, play, family and social media all combine to force us to multi-task daily (whether we like it or not). Unfortunately, today's pace of life can distract us from even the simplest tasks. Even something as mundane as walking down the street can become more perilous. And [...]

By |June 1st, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Slip and Fall Lawyer: Bergen County Guide

When Do You Need a DUI Lawyer in Passaic County?

No one ever plans on driving drunk. If they're being honest, however, most people would probably admit that they have, on at least one occasion, gotten behind the wheel of a car after they have consumed too much alcohol. Some people probably do so on a more frequent basis, even if they don't consider themselves [...]

By |May 31st, 2017|Criminal Defense, Traffic Violations|Comments Off on When Do You Need a DUI Lawyer in Passaic County?

DUI Charges and Penalties in Passaic County

"Don't drink and drive". Wise words to live by, and most folks do. Many people, however, don't always follow this advice. We may have a glass or two of wine with dinner, pop into a favorite pub for a quick cocktail after work or a few beers while watching the Devils or the Final Four [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on DUI Charges and Penalties in Passaic County

Hiring a Bergen County Slip and Fall Attorney

Accidents happen and they happen to everyone. Have truer words ever been spoken? Of course some accidents are minor, some are major and then there are those whose full severity isn't known until sometime after the fact (such as a neck or back injury suffered from a motor vehicle collision for example). Regardless of how [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Hiring a Bergen County Slip and Fall Attorney

What To Do After a DUI Offense in Passaic County

The big game! You're at a huge party with tons of friends and more wings and pizza and chips and guacamole than you've ever eaten. Oh, and a keg. To top it off, your team won! Driving home, you think about what a great memory today will be. And then it happens. A siren wails [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on What To Do After a DUI Offense in Passaic County

Slip and Fall Accidents: Hiring a Bergen County Lawyer

We all know that stuff happens and not all of it good. Unfortunately you don't always see it coming. Slip and fall accidents are a perfect example of this. No one wakes up in the morning planning to slip on the neighbor's icy sidewalk or the wet floor of a grocery store aisle. Yet it [...]

By |March 17th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Slip and Fall Accidents: Hiring a Bergen County Lawyer

How to Fight a Reckless Driving Ticket in Passaic County, NJ

You were in a hurry. You needed to get to West Milford and you were way behind schedule. Still, you were confident you could make it on time because you know the Macopin Road like the back of your hand. So, with a little more speed, some slaloming moves around slower traffic and a bit [...]

By |February 22nd, 2017|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on How to Fight a Reckless Driving Ticket in Passaic County, NJ

How to Fight a Speeding Ticket in Passaic County

"Do you know why I pulled you over?" This is not a question anyone wants to hear. Answer "no" and it will appear to the officer that you weren't paying attention while you were driving. Answer "yes" and you are half way to undermining your defense against the ticket the officer is writing. If your [...]

By |February 21st, 2017|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on How to Fight a Speeding Ticket in Passaic County

Slip, Trip and Fall Cases in Bergen County

Although not everyone agrees on whether climate change is real or not, there is something people living in Bergen County can all agree on: Winter is most definitely real. Winter's impact on us ranges from annoyance to extreme hardship, especially when it turns very severe. When it does, even a simple task such as walking [...]

By |February 21st, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Slip, Trip and Fall Cases in Bergen County

Drunk Driving Ticket in Passaic County, NJ: Penalty Overview

On your way home from dinner celebrating your anniversary, you make a left onto Passaic Avenue from Main. Suddenly your rear view mirror is filled with the flashing lights of the police cruiser you didn't realize had been following you for several blocks. This would send anyone's pulse racing but for you this is especially [...]

By |February 21st, 2017|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on Drunk Driving Ticket in Passaic County, NJ: Penalty Overview

Slip & Fall on Ice Lawsuit in Passaic County: Who’s Liable?

Winter is upon us. For many, this conjures up warm thoughts of holidays, family, winter sports. By the time mid-January comes around, however, many folks have entirely different feelings about winter altogether. And we know why. It's dark. It's cold. It's damp. But perhaps most significantly, it can be dangerous. With winter comes snow and [...]

By |February 21st, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Slip & Fall on Ice Lawsuit in Passaic County: Who’s Liable?

Should You Hire an Attorney if You Fall from a Ladder in Passaic County and are Injured?

Accidents happen. We all know this because we have all, at one time or another, experienced this reality firsthand. Probably more than once too. The likelihood and severity of accidents are influenced by many factors, of course. Certain jobs, certain locations, certain activities are more prone to accidents than others. And there are also certain [...]

By |December 23rd, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Should You Hire an Attorney if You Fall from a Ladder in Passaic County and are Injured?

Fall from Scaffold Injury: Understanding Liability

The workplace is often a dangerous place, especially if it's a construction site or other location where workers are required to use ladders or scaffolding in order to perform their jobs. If you are injured in a fall from scaffold accident, you may incur medical expenses and be unable to work for a period of [...]

By |December 21st, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Fall from Scaffold Injury: Understanding Liability

Slip & Fall in a Store in Passaic County? Here’s Your Next Step

Stuff happens. It might be good. It might be not-so-good. And sometimes it's just plain awful. Let's look at a plausible example: You're at your local grocery store, hustling down the aisles to pick up a few things for dinner on your way home. One minute you're planning the night's menu and the next thing [...]

By |December 21st, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Slip & Fall in a Store in Passaic County? Here’s Your Next Step

How to Contest a Domestic Violence Charge in Passaic County

The reality of domestic violence. Domestic violence has become an area of major concern in our society. Here are just a few reasons why: A woman is assaulted or beaten every nine seconds. Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women—more than car accidents, muggings and rapes combined. The costs of intimate partner [...]

By |December 21st, 2016|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on How to Contest a Domestic Violence Charge in Passaic County

Hiring a Lawyer for a Speeding Ticket in Passaic County, NJ

"I didn't know I was going that fast." We live in a fast-paced world. Whether in our work or personal lives, we find ourselves rushing from place to place and from one task to another. In our effort to get as much done in as little time as possible, we often end up being in [...]

By |December 21st, 2016|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on Hiring a Lawyer for a Speeding Ticket in Passaic County, NJ

When Should I Consider a Failure to Diagnose Attorney in NJ?

Our health is precious. Perhaps nothing we possess is as critical to our quality of life or as valuable overall as good health. The importance of health care today is demonstrated, perhaps most clearly, by its complexity and costs. Billions of dollars are spent annually on diagnostic examinations, physician care, surgery and treatment modalities. Simply [...]

By |October 19th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on When Should I Consider a Failure to Diagnose Attorney in NJ?

Failure to Diagnose Heart Disease: Your Next Legal Steps

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease kills 610,000 people in the United States annually. This means that 1 out of every 4 US deaths is caused by heart disease per year. If we combine the statistics for heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases that number increase to 1 out [...]

By |October 19th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Failure to Diagnose Heart Disease: Your Next Legal Steps

When to Hire a Wrongful Death Attorney in NJ

Wrongful death. The very words are terrifying, describing a tragic passing that, in all likelihood, could have been prevented. As any wrongful death attorney in NJ can tell you, there is nothing that can soften the blow of an unexpected and sudden death of a loved one, especially if it was possibly caused by the [...]

By |October 18th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on When to Hire a Wrongful Death Attorney in NJ

Is Hiring a Prescription Mistake Attorney Worth It?

What exactly is a prescription mistake attorney? Simply put, these are lawyers who have experience in handling cases for patients or their families who were harmed because a mistake was made in prescribing, filling or administering drugs or medication. When this happens, a prescription mistake attorney will attempt to prove the mistake was caused by [...]

By |October 18th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Is Hiring a Prescription Mistake Attorney Worth It?

5 Reasons You Need a Failure to Diagnose Cancer Attorney

Cancer. The word itself can be shocking. Most people can only imagine how shocking it is to hear it from their doctor. And as bad as that is, imagine how much worse it would be if your doctor initially failed to accurately diagnose your condition. Unfortunately, this happens. Given that cancer is a progressive disease [...]

By |October 18th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on 5 Reasons You Need a Failure to Diagnose Cancer Attorney

Can I Sue My Doctor Over a Prescription Mistake?

Health care and medication. Fortunately for us all, medical care has evolved to a level of effective care and treatment never seen before. Illnesses that were once incurable have been eradicated, many catastrophic injuries no longer result in significant disabilities and prescription medication has been developed to treat seemingly countless symptoms and conditions. It is [...]

By |October 18th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Can I Sue My Doctor Over a Prescription Mistake?

9 Reasons You Need to Hire a Surgical Mistake Lawyer in NJ

If you've recently undergone surgery, the outcome was very different than what you expected and you suspect that the surgeon made a mistake, these are 9 reasons why you should consider hiring a surgical mistake lawyer in NJ: 1. Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans. You went into surgery [...]

By |October 18th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on 9 Reasons You Need to Hire a Surgical Mistake Lawyer in NJ

NJ License Restoration: Step-by-Step Guide

When you lose your driver's license, you lose more than a simple identification card that authorizes you to drive; you lose the freedom that comes with driving. The freedom to go where you want, when you want; to go to work, shop, pick up the dry cleaning, coach your kid's soccer team and every other [...]

By |August 31st, 2016|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on NJ License Restoration: Step-by-Step Guide

Divorce Mediation in Northern NJ: What to Expect

No matter what others might tell you, no one really wins when a couple goes through a divorce. If you or your spouse are contemplating divorce, it may be tempting to view the breakdown of your marriage as an opportunity to get even, to be made whole, get what you deserve or, sadly, to make [...]

By |August 31st, 2016|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Divorce Mediation in Northern NJ: What to Expect

Filing for Divorce in Passaic County

The divorce process can have significant, long-term effects on you, your finances, your extended family, your job and, if you have children, perhaps even your ability to choose where you live or travel without restrictions. Unless the dissolution of your marriage will be uncontested and you're relatively confident that you and your spouse will be [...]

By |August 31st, 2016|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Filing for Divorce in Passaic County

How to Modify Your Visitation Rights

The word divorce is usually not associated with warm thoughts and fond memories. Even the most amicable, uncontested divorce can cause sadness and bring a traumatic end to domestic tranquility, especially for the children of the marriage. A bitterly contested marriage dissolution can worsen an already negative experience for a child, sometimes for a short [...]

By |August 30th, 2016|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on How to Modify Your Visitation Rights