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Change Your Visitation Rights: The Legal Guide for Parents

Life as a child knows it literally ceases to exist when their parents divorce. Unfortunately, the most bitter disputes during divorce proceedings are often about custody, visitation and parenting plans, creating additional stress and emotional upheaval in the lives of the children involved. What is visitation time? In New Jersey, visitation (also referred to as [...]

By |August 30th, 2016|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Change Your Visitation Rights: The Legal Guide for Parents

Is It Time to Hire a Lawyer for Your Divorce in NJ?

Marriage is hard work. Anyone who thinks otherwise probably hasn't been married or is just being unrealistic. For the most part, the hard work pays off. However, there is a meaningful difference between working hard and struggling in a marriage. When it becomes a struggle to keep a marriage together, divorce is often the unfortunate [...]

By |August 30th, 2016|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Is It Time to Hire a Lawyer for Your Divorce in NJ?

Protecting Your Passaic County, NJ Visitation Rights

In most cases of divorce where children are involved, the final order and court-approved visitation (or parenting) schedule provides certainty for children and parents alike, reducing the opportunity for potential conflict. Unfortunately, however, that's not always the case. There are times that, for any number of reasons, one of the parents desires a change in [...]

By |August 30th, 2016|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Protecting Your Passaic County, NJ Visitation Rights

What is the Uber Screening Process for Drivers?

Do you Uber? Ever get a Lyft? Are you one of those people for whom ride sharing has become your preferred mode of transportation? If so, you know that Uber and its competitors can provide convenient and often very economical transportation alternatives to taxi cabs or other services. What could go wrong? If you enjoy [...]

By |July 22nd, 2016|Law Articles|Comments Off on What is the Uber Screening Process for Drivers?

Personal Injury Protection Benefits in NJ: Complete Guide

As you know, it is unlawful to drive in the State of New Jersey if you are unable to present proof of automobile insurance upon demand. Beyond that straightforward requirement, auto insurance laws in New Jersey are complicated, especially the PIP law. This is why many chose to work with lawyers experienced in this legal [...]

By |July 22nd, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Personal Injury Protection Benefits in NJ: Complete Guide

Choosing the Right Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer in NJ

Don't drink and drive. There's no confusion as to the meaning behind that sentence. By now, certainly everyone who gets behind the wheel of a car knows the dangers of drinking and driving. It's not an overstatement to say that driving under the influence is probably one of the most irresponsible thing one can do [...]

By |July 22nd, 2016|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on Choosing the Right Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer in NJ

Uber Sexual Assault: How Safe Am I?

"Hey, let's go downtown tonight!" "Sure, you want to drive or should I?" "Hmm, well, why don't we just call an Uber?" Sound familiar? Uber (and Lyft, along with other ride-share providers) have changed the landscape of public transportation and getting around. Many people with cars use Uber to drive less and many without cars [...]

By |July 22nd, 2016|Law Articles|Comments Off on Uber Sexual Assault: How Safe Am I?

Who Pays Medical Bills Under New Jersey PIP Law?

No one considers a car accident a pleasant experience. Even the most minor parking lot fender bender can cause headaches, both literally and figuratively. If you or someone you know has had the misfortune to suffer a serious injury in a car accident, you know that things can quickly go from bad to worse. A [...]

By |July 22nd, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Who Pays Medical Bills Under New Jersey PIP Law?

How to Find the Best DUI Attorney in Passaic County

Other than a motor vehicle accident, is there anything that you fear more while driving than being pulled over after you've been drinking? Think about it. You've just left a bar or a wedding or barbecue. Perhaps you've only had one beer or, at most, two. You know you're not drunk but that will probably [...]

By |July 21st, 2016|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on How to Find the Best DUI Attorney in Passaic County

Uber Accident Lawsuit: Can I Sue for Injuries?

Ride sharing is a wildly popular way to get around town nowadays and there is no sign that the phenomenon will be slowing down anytime soon. Why has ridesharing become so popular? There are multiple reasons for the growth of rideshare companies such as Uber, Lyft and others. With costs like monthly payments, insurance, registration, [...]

By |July 19th, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Uber Accident Lawsuit: Can I Sue for Injuries?

Uninsured Motorist Coverage in NJ and Underinsured Coverage: Can the Difference Impact You?

The most minor automobile accidents can be a hassle and anything more serious can be a disaster. Damage to your vehicle may be extensive. Your car may end up being written off completely. Perhaps someone was injured. Perhaps that someone was you. Dealing with damage isn't easy No matter what the the final outcome is, [...]

By |July 18th, 2016|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on Uninsured Motorist Coverage in NJ and Underinsured Coverage: Can the Difference Impact You?

Uber Driver Background Checks: Know Before You Go

Buying a car can be expensive. Owning one doesn't make costs go away either, of course. Regular expenses include registration, insurance, fuel and repairs. If you don't drive often, don't like to drive or simply can't afford a car, buying one may not make financial sense for you. It's this reality that has contributed, if [...]

By |May 20th, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Uber Driver Background Checks: Know Before You Go

Why Do I Need Underinsured Motorist Coverage in NJ?

If you live in New Jersey, you don't need to be told that driving here can be, to put it mildly, "challenging". The fact that this state has the highest population density in America probably has something to do with that. It means we have an incredible number of cars on the road at one [...]

By |May 20th, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Why Do I Need Underinsured Motorist Coverage in NJ?

Uninsured Motorist Attorney in NJ: Recovering Damages

If you live in New Jersey, you're probably aware that motor vehicle accidents are a common occurrence on our roads. Much too common, truth be told, due in large part to the fact that New Jersey has the highest population density in America. Combined with the fact that there are over 4 million vehicles registered [...]

By |May 20th, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Uninsured Motorist Attorney in NJ: Recovering Damages

Do I Need an Uninsured Motorist Lawyer in Passaic County?

Motor vehicle accidents happen. In fact, they happen so often that you probably don't even give them a second thought. Not until you or a loved one becomes entangled in one, that is. Once that occurs, it's hard to think about anything else. Even if the MVA appears to be nothing more than a minor [...]

By |May 20th, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Do I Need an Uninsured Motorist Lawyer in Passaic County?

PIP Benefits in NJ: What is Covered?

Unless you're writing a check to pay for it, chances are you don't spend a great deal of time thinking about your auto insurance. After all, it's not something you use daily; if you're lucky, you'll never use it at all. As some people discover, you may find yourself reliant on auto insurance even when [...]

By |May 20th, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on PIP Benefits in NJ: What is Covered?

License Suspension in NJ: How a Lawyer Can Help

As public transportation systems go, New Jersey's is actually pretty good. It is, after all, certainly better than many other states that have metropolitan areas with high population density (we're looking at you, California). As you may know, New Jersey Transit operates an extensive network of light rail systems made up of the Hudson-Bergen Light [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on License Suspension in NJ: How a Lawyer Can Help

Can a Will be Contested in NJ?

There's no easy way to deal with someone's death, especially if it's a person you knew and loved. The permanent absence of a person close to you, whether sudden or foreseen, has a tendency to interfere with your life, to intrude on your daily routine and, in some cases, impact your judgment and decision making [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on Can a Will be Contested in NJ?

Passaic County Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Reasons Why You Need The Best

As much as we try to avoid it, sometimes we just need medical attention when we've been injured or fallen ill. Fortunately, New Jersey has some of the finest physicians and health care facilities in America and the vast majority those who needed medical attention know this to be true. However, medicine is not an [...]

By |April 12th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Passaic County Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Reasons Why You Need The Best

Driving Without Insurance in NJ: Penalties for First and Second Offenses

Mistakes. We all make them. Some are minor and do no harm. Some are more serious, impacting not only ourselves but people we care about as well. Finally, sometimes we make matters worse by compounding one mistake and making another on top of it. Depending on the circumstances, even these kinds of errors may not [...]

By |April 11th, 2016|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on Driving Without Insurance in NJ: Penalties for First and Second Offenses

Uber Accidents in NJ: Understanding the Insurance Gap

It's 10:30 at night. The Devils have just defeated the Philadelphia Flyers and you need to get home. You've had a couple of beers but you're not worried. Standing outside the Prudential Center, you're just waiting for your Uber driver to show up to safely drive you home. Uber, along with Lyft, Sidecar and other [...]

By |April 11th, 2016|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on Uber Accidents in NJ: Understanding the Insurance Gap

Reporting Elder Abuse in NJ

There's a saying: "Aging is inevitable, growing old is optional". Meant to point out the difference between getting older and "being old", it refers to people who, as they age, remain mobile and continue to function with minimal, if any, assistance. Unfortunately, not every senior is capable of maintaining their independence. At some point, those [...]

By |April 11th, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Reporting Elder Abuse in NJ

Passaic County Medical Malpractice Lawyer Fees Explained

Medical malpractice is a terrible thing. There's really no other way to describe it. It truly is terrible for patients and their loved ones, even for the medical professional(s) involved. This happens when patients place their trust in medical professionals and instead of getting better they get worse. If the reason they become worse is [...]

By |April 11th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Passaic County Medical Malpractice Lawyer Fees Explained

Car Accident Lawsuit Process in NJ: Complete Overview

Almost nothing good comes from an automobile accident. Ever. If you've been in one, you know all too well how true this is. Life as you know it almost instantly ceases to exist. In most cases, the more serious the accident was, the more disruptive its impact on your daily life (and often the lives [...]

By |April 8th, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Car Accident Lawsuit Process in NJ: Complete Overview

New Jersey Probate Process: The Complete Guide

When someone passes away, their life ends. The impact of their life, however, does not. They leave behind loved ones and memories, stories and a legacy. And many people leave behind financial assets, artwork, jewelry, real estate and personal property. Combined, all of those things make up what is called the "estate" of the deceased, [...]

By |April 8th, 2016|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on New Jersey Probate Process: The Complete Guide

Uber Accidents in NJ: Insurance Coverage Guide

Ridesharing is all the rage, isn't it? Whether Lyft or Uber, Sidecar or perhaps some local service, ridesharing has become increasingly popular, primarily for two reasons: It offers flexible service that is often more immediate and cost-effective than standard taxi, shuttle or limo service (and certainly more convenient than rapid transit); and It has proven, [...]

By |March 11th, 2016|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on Uber Accidents in NJ: Insurance Coverage Guide

Sidewalk Slip and Fall in NJ: Who is Liable?

Living in New Jersey, you are probably all too familiar how easy it is to have a slip and fall accident. Overnight, a beautiful snow-draped landscape can turn a sidewalk into a treacherous skating rink. Of course, winter isn't the only time you can experience a sidewalk slip and fall in NJ. A sidewalk slip [...]

By |March 11th, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Sidewalk Slip and Fall in NJ: Who is Liable?

Trip and Fall Accident in NJ: What Are the Damages?

There you are, taking your dog for a stroll, wandering down your favorite residential street. One moment you're minding your own business, enjoying your surroundings. The next thing you know you're stumbling head first, your arms flailing, trying unsuccessfully to keep your balance. You fail, of course, and now you're flat on your stomach with [...]

By |March 11th, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Trip and Fall Accident in NJ: What Are the Damages?

Penalties for Driving With a Suspended License in NJ

If you rely on your car, you know how important having full-time access to transportation can be. Whether for work, car pooling the kids around, going grocery shopping, running errands or all of these reasons, your ability to drive where you want when you want is critically important to you. Anything that interferes with that, [...]

By |March 10th, 2016|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on Penalties for Driving With a Suspended License in NJ

Slip and Fall Accident in NJ: Who is Responsible?

In his song Beautiful Boy, John Lennon sang "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans". As the saying goes, truer words have never been spoken. No matter how much we believe that we have control over our lives, things happen daily that prove otherwise, some of them not uncommon. For [...]

By |March 10th, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Slip and Fall Accident in NJ: Who is Responsible?

Parking Lot Slip and Fall in Passaic County: Do I Have a Case?

Parking lots. You probably encounter them daily, whether it be at work, while you're out shopping or when dropping off the kids at school or whatever other activities they've managed to talk you into. Since we live in such a mobile society, it's no wonder that parking lots are all over the place. Of course, [...]

By |March 10th, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Parking Lot Slip and Fall in Passaic County: Do I Have a Case?

New Jersey Expungement: Do I Qualify?

Imagine that you're in the process of looking for a new job. After sending out what seems like countless emails and pursuing multiple job leads, it happens: you get an interview for the job you want. Everything goes great. You're going to be offered the job...after the organization conducts a credit check and a background [...]

By |March 10th, 2016|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on New Jersey Expungement: Do I Qualify?

Falling on Ice Accident in Passaic County: Who is Responsible?

New Jersey winters can be really unpleasant, exposing us to horizontal snow, windswept icy roads and 5 foot drifts. When winter strikes, even walking can become treacherous. People slip and fall, often injuring themselves. We know we should be extra careful but being cautious may not be enough. Sometimes the situation is made even more [...]

By |March 10th, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Falling on Ice Accident in Passaic County: Who is Responsible?

Supermarket Injury Lawyer in Passaic County: What Are You Entitled To?

Grocery shopping isn't for everyone. Well, virtually everyone needs to do it but it doesn't mean we all like it. We're guaranteed to like it even less if we happen to get injured while shopping for the week's groceries. But it happens. Perhaps it's happened to you. If it has recently happened to you, now [...]

By |March 10th, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Supermarket Injury Lawyer in Passaic County: What Are You Entitled To?

Should You Hire a Lawyer for a Slip and Fall Injury in NJ?

If you are like most people, you've slipped and fallen once or twice in your life (and probably more). In most instances, such an accident results in a sore bottom or scraped knees, maybe some abrasions on your palms, any or all of which are usually accompanied by a bruised ego. But perhaps you or [...]

By |March 10th, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Should You Hire a Lawyer for a Slip and Fall Injury in NJ?

Can You Contest a Will After Probate?

Dealing with the death of a loved one is hard. Whether expected or sudden, the loss of someone close to you can be emotionally devastating, often disrupting your life and the lives of your family. And then there’s dealing with estate matters of the deceased. With luck, your relative’s affairs were in order and distribution [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on Can You Contest a Will After Probate?

Questions to Ask a Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Passaic County

Health is a precious commodity. In fact, without good health everything else you possess becomes worthless. There are countless professionals whose full-time job is to provide healthcare to those dealing with illness, injury or some other medical condition. The vast majority of doctors, nurses, clinicians and other healthcare providers are excellent at what they do. [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Questions to Ask a Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Passaic County

Do You Need a Joint Custody Attorney in NJ?

From the time we are young, many of us dream of having the perfect love story. We all want a loving spouse, a beautiful family and a home to call our own, but unfortunately, not all love stories have their happy endings. In this day and age, divorce has become a common outcome for many [...]

By |February 9th, 2016|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on Do You Need a Joint Custody Attorney in NJ?

How Long Do NJ Expungements Take?

Part of being human means making mistakes. Most of our daily mistakes are, however, fairly minor or, if more significant, at least limited in the impact they have on our lives or the lives of others. But, there is also a different kind of mistake. A mistake that involves breaking the law. The kind of [...]

By |February 9th, 2016|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on How Long Do NJ Expungements Take?

What You Should Know About Joint Custody in NJ

It is unlikely that anyone who gets married expects to subsequently get divorced. Certainly no one wants it to happen, but sometimes things happen. The dissolution of a marriage can become a very uncomfortable, emotional and messy matter. How bad a divorce turns out depends on what is at stake and how committed the parties [...]

By |February 9th, 2016|Family Law/Divorce|Comments Off on What You Should Know About Joint Custody in NJ

Finding the Best Medical Malpractice Attorney in Passaic County

Nobody’s perfect. We all know that and can accept it with too much difficulty. Some mistakes, however, are harder to accept than others - mistakes made by your doctor, hospital or diagnostic center, for example. If the error is serious, the consequences can be severe. When a mistake is made by someone engaged in the [...]

By |February 9th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Finding the Best Medical Malpractice Attorney in Passaic County

Hiring a Car Accident Lawyer in Passaic County

If you’re reading this, either you or a loved one may have recently been involved in a motor vehicle accident and are uncertain about what to do next. If the accident was minor, your insurance carrier can probably handle the matter without too much difficulty, especially if no one was injured. If, on the other [...]

By |February 9th, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Hiring a Car Accident Lawyer in Passaic County

How to Find a Passaic County Car Accident Lawyer

No one wakes up in the morning and says to themselves, “Something tells me I’m going to be in an automobile accident today." But every day accidents happen to thousands of people, about half of whom had it happen to them instead of the accident being caused by them. With the exception of faulty equipment, [...]

By |February 8th, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on How to Find a Passaic County Car Accident Lawyer

3 Questions to Ask a Driver’s License Suspension Lawyer in NJ

On average, Americans spend about 4.3 years of their lives driving a car and about 3 months of that in traffic (about 38 hours per year). During that time, the average distance driven will be equal to 3 round trips to the moon. That's a lot of time and a lot of miles! Not surprisingly, [...]

By |February 8th, 2016|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on 3 Questions to Ask a Driver’s License Suspension Lawyer in NJ

5 Questions to Ask a Car Accident Lawyer in Passaic County

The holiday season is, for most folks, a time of friends and family and creating warm memories. However, not all holiday memories are enjoyable, especially not if you find yourself the victim of an automobile accident. Dangerous seasons Motor vehicle accident frequency in the winter is impacted by many of the major causes of accidents, [...]

By |February 8th, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on 5 Questions to Ask a Car Accident Lawyer in Passaic County

Do I Need a License Suspension Lawyer in NJ?

For many of us, the automobile is synonymous with America - we're in love with our cars. We'll drive anywhere and everywhere, whether it's to the corner store or on a cross country road trip. Unless we live close enough to walk or have convenient access to public transportation, we drive to work, to play, [...]

By |February 8th, 2016|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on Do I Need a License Suspension Lawyer in NJ?

5 Benefits of Hiring a License Suspension Lawyer

We're all very busy, aren't we? Work, family, hobbies, finances, health - so many things are on our mind at any given time that it doesn't seem possible to handle anything else. However, things happen, for example, a brush with the law. For most people, this usually involves some form of a minor traffic violation. [...]

By |February 8th, 2016|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on 5 Benefits of Hiring a License Suspension Lawyer

What to Expect During the Car Accident Lawsuit Process

It's happened. You're not quite sure how, but you've been in a motor vehicle accident. You sit there for a moment, your eyes blinking rapidly, as you try to make sense of what's happening while checking if yourself and any other passengers are alright. Was anyone else hurt? How much damage was done to the [...]

By |January 1st, 2016|Personal Injury|Comments Off on What to Expect During the Car Accident Lawsuit Process

How to Find the Best Reckless Driving Lawyer in NJ

Have you or a loved one been charged with reckless driving? If it's the first time, you may have a lot of questions about what such a charge actually means, what legal steps are involved and how a conviction might impact you. You can, of course, try to come up with answers to these questions [...]

By |December 31st, 2015|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on How to Find the Best Reckless Driving Lawyer in NJ

How Can a Reckless Driving Attorney in NJ Help You?

We all make mistakes. Some are large, some small and, fortunately, few are irreparable. Many mistakes impact others. However, there are times when things we do wrong have lasting consequences on us personally and the only solution may be to hire a lawyer - take a traffic violation such as reckless driving, for example. At [...]

By |December 30th, 2015|Traffic Violations|Comments Off on How Can a Reckless Driving Attorney in NJ Help You?