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Ruminations

Ruminations

Covers concepts and misconceptions in the practice of retail real estate law. By Meislik & Meislik.

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/
  • Feb 12

    Whose Deal Is It Anyway?

    Whose Deal Is It Anyway?
    PrintRules are made to be broken even if no one knows there was even a rule. In this case, it is Ruminations violating its own rule against two consecutive screech-blog postings. Over the last 300+ postings, we’ve “salted”…
  • Feb 5

    (Un)Successful Negotiating: How To Lose Friends And Turn Off Colleague

    (Un)Successful Negotiating: How To Lose Friends And Turn Off Colleague
    PrintNegotiation and civility are not and should not be mutually exclusive. And, yet, even some of those who agree with that haven’t internalized that principle. Whenever our own thinking brings us back to this pet peeve, we think of a…
  • Jan 29

    Just Because The Agreement Allows It Doesn’t Mean It Is Allowed

    Just Because The Agreement Allows It Doesn’t Mean It Is Allowed
    PrintFirst, Ruminations is not expanding its coverage to all that would be considered “contract law.” It’s just that leases, mortgages, and all of the other documents we encounter on a daily basis are just a subset…
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Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and New Jersey family law. By Linda A. Kerns.

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 12

    Our 2017 Christmas card.Can you figure out…

    Our 2017 Christmas card.Can you figure out the message?  Each year we incorporate the Philly Love Statue into a fun Christmas card, with the help of the fabulous Dominic Episcopo.Did you figure it out yet?  Answer after the…
  • Sep 28

    Significant change to Pennsylvania Divorce Law

    Significant change to Pennsylvania Divorce Law
    The Pennsylvania Senate recently voted to amend the Pennsylvania Divorce Code to shorten the time for a separation under section 3301D of the Divorce code from two years to one year.  Once Governor Wolf signs the bill into law, it will…
  • Aug 10

    What is Discovery?

    What is Discovery?
            Discovery is a process used in litigation where each side turns over all relevant evidence to the other party.  In divorce cases, the evidence includes documents that relate to the assets, debts and…
Rank this Week: 205

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Feb 10

    Common Infections in Nursing Home

    Common Infections in Nursing Home
    Seniors are at an increased risk for a wide variety of infections because of lowered immune systems and other factors. When they live in a nursing home or other long-term care facility, this risk increases even further. Infections in nursing…
  • Feb 7

    Philadelphia Plans to Eliminate Traffic Fatalities by 2030

    Philadelphia Plans to Eliminate Traffic Fatalities by 2030
    Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney promised a plan to eliminate traffic fatalities as a part of his 2015 campaign platform. This promise came to fruition in November, when an executive order created the city’s Vision Zero Task Force.This…
  • Feb 6

    How Over-the-Air Updates Could Alter NHTSA Auto Recall Proce

    How Over-the-Air Updates Could Alter NHTSA Auto Recall Proce
    Recent changes in how much modern automobiles rely on computers and software may push the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to change its auto recall process. Currently, car manufacturers notify owners by mail and the…
Rank this Week: 331

The Consumer Financial Services…

The Consumer Financial Services Blog

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Fair Credit Billing Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. By Maurice & Needleman, P.C.

http://consumerfsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 549

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Feb 17

    The Facts About New Jersey’s Child Welfare System

    The Facts About New Jersey’s Child Welfare System
    Recently, the DCP&P has undergone reform to correct oversights, reduce inconsistencies, and increase efficiency and efficacy in child placement and monitoring. If you are a parent with a child welfare case, learning this may be cause for…
  • Feb 16

    How Long Will My Child Be in Foster Care?

    How Long Will My Child Be in Foster Care?
    Foster care, also called foster placement, is a temporary solution. Ideally, children are put in foster placement short-term while permanent placement is found.
  • Feb 15

    Does a Mother Have Special Rights in Divorce?

    Does a Mother Have Special Rights in Divorce?
    Many mothers get custody in divorce cases, but not because they enjoy certain rights over fathers.
Rank this Week: 358

Employment Case of the Week

Employment Case of the Week

Examines one of the most interesting cases of the week and provides analysis and commentary. By Alan H. Schorr & Associates, P.C.

http://www.schorrlaw.com/case-of-the-week/
  • Feb 13

    Week Ending 2/10/17: Noren v. Heartland Payment System

    Week Ending 2/10/17: Noren v. Heartland Payment System
    Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending February 10, 2017 Noren v. Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., ___ N.J. Super. ___ , 2017 N.J. Super. LEXIS 12 (App. Div. February 6, 2017) I am back from my latest adventure - to…
  • Feb 7

    Week Ending 2/3/17: Figueroa v. Union County Sheriff’s Department

    Week Ending 2/3/17: Figueroa v. Union County Sheriff’s Department
    Beverly Figueroa v. Union County Sheriff’s Department, et. al., Docket no. A-2179-14T1 (N.J. App. Div.) (Decided February 3, 2017) By Matthew Schorr This week’s case of the week is yet another cautionary tale for claims brought…
  • Feb 6

    What to Watch Out for in Employment Law in 2017

    What to Watch Out for in Employment Law in 2017
    Employment law changes rapidly. Regulations that have been long discussed and litigated are often rolled out with the dawn of a new year, and 2017 is no different. Most of the new laws impacting employers and employees are federally mandated,…
Rank this Week: 537

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

Covers New Jersey family law. By Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 441

Gay & Lesbian Legal Update

Gay & Lesbian Legal Update

Cover estate planning for gays and lesbians. By Kenneth Vercammen.

http://gaybilesbian.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 1

    Edison Library New NJ Estate Tax Law, Wills, & Estate Seminar 2017 dates: February 13 & Feb 28

    Edison Library New NJ Estate Tax Law, Wills, & Estate Seminar 2017 dates: February 13 & Feb 28
        Edison LibraryNew NJ Estate Tax Law, Wills, & Estate Seminar 2017 dates:February 13 at 7pm  Clara Barton Library 141 Hoover Ave, Edison, NJ 08837 (732) 738-0096February 28 Edison Library Main Branch 340…
  • Jan 22

    Codicil to a Will

    Codicil to a Will
    Codicil to a WillCodicil to a WillA written revision to a Will is called a Codicil. An individual can have a Codicil to his or her Will as long as the 
Codicil meets certain requirements. The codicil must be signed 
and witnessed…
  • Nov 27

    Wills and Estate Planning

    Wills and Estate Planning
    Wills and Estate PlanningSAVE MONEY AND PROVIDE FOR YOUR LOVED ONESAs average Americans, we work 80,000 hours in a lifetime, or 45 to 55 years. In spite of all the resources and assets we earn, the vast majority of us do not take the time to…
Rank this Week: 442

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

Covers DUI charges and legal defenses. By Matthew W. Reisig.

http://www.newjersey-dui-attorney.com/blog/
  • Jan 16

    Scotch Plains NJ Former Top Cop Charged in DWI Crash

    Scotch Plains NJ Former Top Cop Charged in DWI Crash
    The former police chief of Scotch Plains, New Jersey, who retired in March, has been charged with driving under the influence after he crashed his vehicle into a utility pole in South Plainfield in September. Brian T. Mahoney, 51, spent…
  • Jan 16

    Proposed Legislation in NJ Could Mean Jailtime For DWI With Fatalitie

    Proposed Legislation in NJ Could Mean Jailtime For DWI With Fatalitie
    Legislation being considered in New Jersey’s state senate would create a new felony charge that prosecutors could levy against drunk drivers involved in fatal crashes. Under a proposal by State Senator Dave Oroho, R-24, a third degree…
  • Jan 16

    Falsified Calibration Data Could Upend 20,000 DWI Convictions in NJ

    Falsified Calibration Data Could Upend 20,000 DWI Convictions in NJ
    A New Jersey State Police sergeant whose job was to calibrate Alcotest devices in several counties has been accused of records tampering in a case that may compromise more than 20,000 DWI convictions over a seven year period. Sgt. Marc…
Rank this Week: 347

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 430

New Jersey Estate Planning &…

New Jersey Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

Covers business law and planning, elder law, estate planning, and probate and estate administration. By Deirdre Wheatley-Liss.

http://www.njelderlawestateplanning.com/
  • Apr 2

    Love is Lost - And So is Your Inheritance - Divorce Really Ends Thing

    Love is Lost - And So is Your Inheritance - Divorce Really Ends Thing
    A common plan among our married clients is to leave their property to their spouse, either outright or in trust - oft-referred to as the “I Love You” Will. Sometimes, love is lost and the couple divorces. We recommend our clients…
  • Mar 25

    Personal Injury Damages and Medicaid Liens - SCOTUS Decide

    Personal Injury Damages and Medicaid Liens - SCOTUS Decide
    You have a horrific accident and are looking at a life of extreme medical care.  The accident was caused by another person (drunk truck driver). You get a multi-million dollar award.  Does the state that you live in get a…
  • Mar 25

    Personal Injury Damages and Medicaid Leins - SCOTUS Decide

    Personal Injury Damages and Medicaid Leins - SCOTUS Decide
    You have a horrific accident and are looking a life of extreme medical care.  The accident was caused by another person (drunk truck driver). You get a multi-million dollar award.  Does the state that you live in get a share? First,…
Rank this Week: 505

NJ Personal Injury Blog

NJ Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law and cases in New Jersey. By the Law Offices of Francis M. Smith.

http://www.franksmithlaw.com/nj-personal-injury-blog/
  • Feb 17

    "Interrogatories" (a/k/a Written Questions) in Personal Injury Case

    "Interrogatories" (a/k/a Written Questions) in Personal Injury Case
    By Francis M. SmithThe initial stage of your personal injury lawsuit is the discovery phase, in which both sides exchange information and research the issues surrounding your accident in order to build their cases. An important part of this…
  • Feb 13

    The Complaint: the First Document Your Attorney Files in Court

    The Complaint: the First Document Your Attorney Files in Court
    By Francis M. SmithThe personal injury complaint is one of the first, and one of the most important, documents that will be filed in your injury lawsuit. The complaint is a formal document that outlines for the court the basic facts of your…
  • Feb 10

    What Steps are Involved in My Injury Case?

    What Steps are Involved in My Injury Case?
    By Francis M. SmithPursuing your injury case in court is a complex process with several stages, some of which may be very time-sensitive. Your attorney will guide you through the process and make sure your injury case stays on track, but the…
Rank this Week: 704

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm…

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm Blog

Covers employment discrimination and harassment laws. By Resnick Law Group, P.C.

http://www.thenjemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    EEOC Issues New Guidelines on National Origin Discrimination in Employment

    EEOC Issues New Guidelines on National Origin Discrimination in Employment
    Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of five distinct factors:  sex, religion, race, color, and national origin. The “national origin” category can apply to individuals…
  • Feb 9

    New Federal Overtime Rule Blocked by Judge, Faces Uncertain Future

    New Federal Overtime Rule Blocked by Judge, Faces Uncertain Future
    In May 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a new rule that reportedly would have extended overtime pay for millions of workers around the country. Twenty-one U.S. states, led by Nevada, filed suit against the DOL in September to…
  • Feb 2

    Federal Judge Addresses Injury-in-Fact in New Jersey Employment Class Action

    Federal Judge Addresses Injury-in-Fact in New Jersey Employment Class Action
    A plaintiff in a civil lawsuit must establish that they have standing, meaning that they are legally eligible to bring this particular claim against this particular defendant. The method of establishing standing varies considerably among…
Rank this Week: 1129

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

Covers intellectual property (IP) law topics, including copyright law, trademark law, patent licensing, patent enforcement, and inter party matters.

http://vklaw.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 15

    Know Your Intellectual Property Rights to Protect Your Busine

    Know Your Intellectual Property Rights to Protect Your Busine
    By Marina A. Sigareva, Ph.D. and Ryan W. O’Donnell The following article was first published in the Late Fall 2016/Early Winter 2017 issue of Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce’s W4 Magazine. In today’s…
  • Dec 7

    The 400 Million Dollar Question

    The 400 Million Dollar Question
    By Randolph J. Huis In its December 6, 2016 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court signaled a further blow to what was originally a billion dollar verdict for Apple against Samsung... read more
  • Dec 7

    The On-Sale Bar After Angiomax

    The On-Sale Bar After Angiomax
    By John C. Donch, Jr. and Danielle C. Froshhauser In The Medicines Co. v. Hospira, Inc., the Federal Circuit held that for the on-sale bar to apply, a product must... read more
Rank this Week: 745

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 13

    Creating a Safer Workplace

    Creating a Safer Workplace
    Injuries in the workplace can prove costly for both employer and employee. Missed work, medical expenses and sometimes even legal costs all add up to create financial hardship for the injured party as well as the company held responsible for…
  • Jan 30

    New Jersey Court Reinstates $25M Award against Pharmaceutical Company

    New Jersey Court Reinstates $25M Award against Pharmaceutical Company
    The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that an Alabama man was entitled to the $25 million awarded to him by a jury in connection with his 2003 lawsuit against Hoffman LaRoche. The original lawsuit claimed the man had become seriously…
  • Jan 23

    Should New Jersey Revise Its DWI Laws?

    Should New Jersey Revise Its DWI Laws?
    New Jersey lawmakers once again are backing a proposal to revise the State’s drunk driving laws in an effort to increase safety without putting undue pressure on violators. Under the proposal, the new law would require everyone…
Rank this Week: 885

Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg Blog

Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg Blog

Covers disability and social security, elder law, and VA benefits.

http://blog.finkrosnerershow-levenberg.com/
  • Feb 13

    Why would an 18-year old need a Power of Attorney or a Will?

    Why would an 18-year old need a Power of Attorney or a Will?
    “Powers of attorney are for old people.” “I don’t need a Will, I don’t own anything!” Truth be told, signing a basic set of ‘estate plan documents” at age 18 can prevent expensive legal problems…
  • Feb 9

    Protective arrangements may be necessary for individuals impaired due to drug addiction

    Protective arrangements may be necessary for individuals impaired due to drug addiction
    When one thinks about “guardianship,” one usually thinks about cases involving dementia or severe developmental/intellectual disabilities, or perhaps the residuals of traumatic brain injury. The definition of…
  • Feb 7

    “Need for skilled care” is the Medicare standard for rehab payment

    “Need for skilled care” is the Medicare standard for rehab payment
    We are seeing an uptick in the number of fragile elderly patients whose post-hospital subacute Medicare benefits are being prematurely terminated due to lack of improvement. Before 2013, the insurance companies that were processing the…
Rank this Week: 726

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

Covers CEPA/whistleblower, ERISA, non-compete agreements, sexual harassment, Title VII, USERRA and workers compensation. By Steinberg Law Offices.

http://employment.lawfirmnewjersey.com/
  • Dec 28

    Some Year-End Employment Law Thoughts for NJ

    Some Year-End Employment Law Thoughts for NJ
    There are two business days left until we hit 2017, so this is a good time for a handful of parting thoughts on the employment law landscape, plus some suggestions on how to hit the ground running in the New Year. 2016 saw significant…
  • Dec 4

    Requiem For A Friend: James Ventantonio, Esq.

    Requiem For A Friend: James Ventantonio, Esq.
    A few days ago a leading light of Somerset County was extinguished unexpectedly.  Jim Ventantonio was taken from us far too soon, at a still youthful 76 years of age.  Jim embodied personal decency, professional accomplishment, and…
  • Dec 2

    Unemployment Theft Punished by 7 Year

    Unemployment Theft Punished by 7 Year
    The question: how did she get away with it for so long?  The woman in question used 24 false identities to collect $345,000 in fraudulent unemployment benefits.  Story here. It seems like crime paid in this case, at least for a…
Rank this Week: 892

Essex County NJ Criminal Attorney

Essex County NJ Criminal Attorney

Covers criminal and traffic offenses in New Jersey. By Todd Palumbo.

http://essexcountynjcriminalattorneys.wordpress.com
  • Jun 3

    Charged with Refusal? The Ticket may be Incorrect

    Charged with Refusal? The Ticket may be Incorrect
    I’ve represented many clients charged with Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Breath Test. This ticket is usually accompanied by a DWI charge as well. Refusal charges are typically difficult to beat. I feel that I have better success than…
  • May 16

    Improper Turn Law New Jersey

    Improper Turn Law New Jersey
    Under New Jersey law, the following may constitute a “turn:” A turn at an intersection An entry into a driveway or private roadway A move to the right or left upon a roadway A deviation from a direct course A … Continue…
  • Mar 29

    Using a Confidential Informant to Arrest a Suspect

    Using a Confidential Informant to Arrest a Suspect
    Many of the drug cases that I handle involve the Police using a confidential informant (or CI) as part of the investigation. A confidential informant is typically an individual who has been arrested for a separate crime and in exchange…
Rank this Week: 607

New Jersey Criminal Defense…

New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James S. Friedman, LLC.

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2165

New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

Provides legislative support to teh Republican senators in the Legislature of the State of New Jersey.

http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=Rr9IF0xl3RGXd835_w6H4A
Rank this Week: 4954

New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By The Law Office of James P. Yudes, P.C.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1883

New Jersey Lawyer News

New Jersey Lawyer News

Covers criminal and immigration law. By Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo, LLC.

http://www.newjerseylawyernews.com/
  • Feb 17

    For the First Time Under President Trump, A DACA Recipient Has Been Arrested and Detained

    For the First Time Under President Trump, A DACA Recipient Has Been Arrested and Detained
    Last Friday, February 10, for the first time under President Trump, an individual covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (“DACA”) was taken into custody. Daniel Ramirez Medina, a 23-year-old with no criminal…
  • Feb 15

    Arrested in Sephora for Shoplifting; When is a Free Sample Not Free?

    Arrested in Sephora for Shoplifting; When is a Free Sample Not Free?
    Shoplifting under N.J.S.A. 2C:20-11 of the New Jersey Criminal code is one of the most common crimes committed in the state of New Jersey, and can often times be accused over mistake of fact or misunderstanding between vendor and customer.…
  • Feb 14

    Consent Searches in Drug/Gun Cases in New Jersey

    Consent Searches in Drug/Gun Cases in New Jersey
    Constitutionally protected privacy interests are enshrined in the 4th Amendment protection against warrantless searches and seizures as well as Article I, Paragraph 7 of the New Jersey State Constitution. One key exception to the warrant…
Rank this Week: 1851

Real Property & Environmental Law…

Real Property & Environmental Law Alert

Covers transactional real estate, development/redevelopment, and environmental law. By Gibbons.

http://www.rpelawalert.com/
  • Feb 17

    Emerging Trends: E-commerce Continues to Increase Demand for New Jersey Warehouse Space

    Emerging Trends: E-commerce Continues to Increase Demand for New Jersey Warehouse Space
    The dramatic increase in the number of shoppers purchasing goods online continues to drive demand for warehouse and distribution space in the northeast. According to Census Bureau estimates, e-commerce now accounts for more than 8% of all…
  • Feb 15

    More on EPA’s New Recommendations on Sediment Cleanup

    More on EPA’s New Recommendations on Sediment Cleanup
    Last month, we wrote about a new memorandum from the EPA’s Office of Land and Emergency Management that sets forth 11 recommendations for the agency’s regional offices on how to clean up contaminated sediments. Here we discuss…
  • Feb 8

    Executive Order Spells Uncertainty for Pending EPA Rule

    Executive Order Spells Uncertainty for Pending EPA Rule
    On January 30, 2017, as promised during his campaign, President Trump signed an executive order requiring federal agencies to identify two regulations to be repealed for every new regulation that is created. The order comes on the heels of a…
Rank this Week: 2937

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
Rank this Week: 3175

Legal Insurance Blog

Legal Insurance Blog

Covers the benefits of pre-paid legal services. By Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc.

http://www.legal-insurance-blog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Excellent Communication is Critical

    Excellent Communication is Critical
    Questions Need Answers We live in a world that is many times impersonal. When we want services and information, we are directed to commonly asked questions pages and requested to fill out forms. This is all done for Internet efficiency. That…
  • Feb 14

    College Debt is Being Recognized

    College Debt is Being Recognized
    Millennials Need Help   The financial wellness of recent graduates is now a national concern. Young people are saddled with debt in the five and six figures. The college debt crisis not a good situation but the problem is going to be…
  • Feb 9

    Making a Solid Case

    Making a Solid Case
    Small Claims Won’t be a Nightmare People enjoy watching court television shows, but very few people are going to be in such situations. The reason is not just that many cases are negotiated before trial; most issues are handled at the…
Rank this Week: 2922

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    SEC News - Stolen Funds, Ponzi Scheme, Overbilling Client

    SEC News - Stolen Funds, Ponzi Scheme, Overbilling Client
    Financial Adviser Charged With Stealing From Client AccountsAn investment adviser representative has been charged with stealing approximately $5 million from client accounts by initiating unauthorized wire transfers and issuing checks to…
  • Feb 1

    SEC News - Impeding Whistleblowers, Accounting Failures, Misuse of EB-5 Investment

    SEC News - Impeding Whistleblowers, Accounting Failures, Misuse of EB-5 Investment
    Financial Company Charged With Improper Accounting and Impeding WhistleblowersSeattle-based financial services company HomeStreet Inc. has agreed to pay a $500,000 penalty to settle charges that it conducted improper hedge accounting and…
  • Jan 31

    SEC News - Internalization, Miscalculations, and FCPA Violation

    SEC News - Internalization, Miscalculations, and FCPA Violation
    Citadel Securities Paying $22 Million for Misleading Clients About Pricing TradesThe SEC’s order finds that Citadel Execution Services suggested to its broker-dealer clients that upon receiving retail orders they forwarded from their…
Rank this Week: 2810

Tax, Trust and Estate News

Tax, Trust and Estate News

Covers federal and state income taxes, and business taxes. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://taxtrustestatenews.com/
  • Feb 16

    Hacks For Business Tax Law In 2017

    Hacks For Business Tax Law In 2017
    The new year promises to bring twists and turns to the business tax law landscape. Although it's still in the early stages and nothing is certain, experts around the industry are advocating for companies to be prepared. Stay on your toes The…
  • Feb 13

    Tax Season Is Here – What You Need To Know

    Tax Season Is Here – What You Need To Know
    Tax season starts January 23 and there are a few changes that come with it in 2017, including an adjustment to the final day you can file for 2016. Delays abound Normally, you have to file your taxes by April 15—it has become an…
  • Feb 7

    IC-Disc…Is it Right for Your Business?

    IC-Disc…Is it Right for Your Business?
    Now that President Trump has made it a priority to bring back manufacturing to the United States, now might be the time to consider an IC-Disc (Interest Charge Domestic International Sale Corporation). An IC-Disc reflects a special tax…
Rank this Week: 3795

New Jersey Estate Planning Center…

New Jersey Estate Planning Center Blog

Covers New Jersey estate planning. By Media Law Group.

http://www.jerseyestateplanning.com/blog/
  • Feb 15

    The Signs of Elder Financial Abuse

    The Signs of Elder Financial Abuse
    In the event that you have an elderly loved one who is showing some signs of limited capacity and you are concerned about the management of his or her financial affairs, it may be time to talk with your elderly loved one as well as his or her…
  • Feb 9

    Estate Planning from Your 50s Through Your 80

    Estate Planning from Your 50s Through Your 80
    Appropriate estate planning is important for anyone regardless of the size of your estate. However, as you get older your priorities will shift and your situation may change, meaning that estate planning could become an even more important…
  • Feb 2

    When It Makes Sense to Name a Child’s Guardian in Addition to Establishing a Trust

    When It Makes Sense to Name a Child’s Guardian in Addition to Establishing a Trust
    In the event that someone you have selected to serve as your child’s guardian may not be an appropriate money manager, you may wish to establish a trust to manage the child’s assets. Even in the situation in which a guardian may…
Rank this Week: 4751

Wills and Estate Administration…

Wills and Estate Administration Articles

Covers probate, elder law and litigation topics. By Kenneth Vercammen.

http://njwills.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4288

Todd S. Unger Blog

Todd S. Unger Blog

Covers those who have gotten in trouble with the IRS, and how to avoid tax problems.

http://www.irsproblemsolve.com/blog/
  • Feb 15

    The Dangers of Unpaid Back Payroll Taxe

    The Dangers of Unpaid Back Payroll Taxe
    Notwithstanding IRS budget cuts, my tax practice has experienced an uptick of unpaid payroll tax investigation cases. I have also observed that payroll cases are move faster through the IRS collection process than non-payroll cases. I…
  • Jan 30

    Small Business Guide To Overlooked And Uncommon Tax Deduction

    Small Business Guide To Overlooked And Uncommon Tax Deduction
    Owning a small business is a taxing proposition, and not just in the most literal sense. Managing every aspect of a business venture takes a lot of time and effort, so doing everything possible to maximize your profit — your reward for…
  • Jun 10

    4 Benefits Of Using A Tax Attorney vs. Representing Yourself

    4 Benefits Of Using A Tax Attorney vs. Representing Yourself
    Are you currently caught in the middle of a tax dispute? If so, then you may be understandably intimidated by the idea of facing the IRS. This can be a very stressful time, and the last thing you need is to face the situation alone. By…
Rank this Week: 3452

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

By Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C.

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Feb 14

    Court Overturns Jury Waiver and Fee Award to Employer Under CEPA

    Court Overturns Jury Waiver and Fee Award to Employer Under CEPA
    In a recent published opinion, New Jersey’s Appellate Division reversed a trial court’s rulings that an employee had waived his right to a jury trial under New Jersey’s whistleblower law, the Conscientious Employee…
  • Feb 7

    Employer’s “Honest Belief” Defeats FMLA Retaliation Claim

    Employer’s “Honest Belief” Defeats FMLA Retaliation Claim
    Last week, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an employee cannot establish a retaliation claim under the Family & Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) if his employer honestly believed he abused his right to take time off…
  • Jan 24

    Prison Guard Cannot Wear Khimar as Accommodation for Religious Belief

    Prison Guard Cannot Wear Khimar as Accommodation for Religious Belief
    A recent published opinion from the New Jersey Appellate Division recognizes that although the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for employees’ sincerely…
Rank this Week: 4385

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Feb 14

    What to Know About the Different Types of Disabilities Caused by Workers’ Compensation Injurie

    What to Know About the Different Types of Disabilities Caused by Workers’ Compensation Injurie
    If you were injured while on the job, you have probably been inundated with phone calls from your boss, your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance company, and maybe even medical care providers. All of these parties want to…
  • Feb 10

    February 2017 – Spike in Traffic Death

    February 2017 – Spike in Traffic Death
    For decades, auto accidents have trended downward. In recent years, however, auto fatalities are on the rise.  This month’s newsletter offers some suggestions on how to protect yourself and others from serious accidents. Click here…
  • Feb 2

    Why Claiming Workers’ Compensation for WEAR and TEAR™ Injuries Won’t Hurt Your Company’s Busine

    Why Claiming Workers’ Compensation for WEAR and TEAR™ Injuries Won’t Hurt Your Company’s Busine
    You’re a loyal employee.  Your supervisors and others have repeatedly told you that at work on many occasions. You like to think of yourself as a team player. In fact, it’s that “we all win together” attitude that…
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Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer…

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer Blog

By IMG Legal Group.

http://www.imglegalgroup.com/#!blog/cxyn
  • Feb 13

    Learning You Are Facing Criminal Charges?

    Learning You Are Facing Criminal Charges?
    It is important that you feel comfortable with the counsel you have on your side. While we present aggressive defense in the courtroom, we understand that you might find discussing your case difficult, especially if you are facing sex-related…
  • Feb 9

    You Have The Right To Remain Silent

    You Have The Right To Remain Silent
    If you have been charged with a serious crime, you need a defense attorney who can represent you skillfully in negotiations and in court. Contact Ian Goldman directly at my law office right away. Facing criminal charges of any kind can be a…
  • Feb 2

    Choosing The Right Criminal Defense Attorney

    Choosing The Right Criminal Defense Attorney
    Choosing Ian Goldman as your criminal defense attorney means you have a lawyer with years of experience on your side. Having the proper legal team working towards your freedom and ensuring your future makes all the difference.Having Ian…
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Hayes Firm Legal Blog

Hayes Firm Legal Blog

Covers personal injury topics.

http://www.dreamlegalteam.com/law_blog.html
  • Feb 13

    Is My Defective Drug Case Part of A Class Action Lawsuit?

    Is My Defective Drug Case Part of A Class Action Lawsuit?
    You are taking a drug and you have suffered an injury. You do your research and you see that other people have been injured by the same drug. You want to call a lawyer to find out if you have any legal rights. You want to know if you can…
  • Feb 6

    What is New Jersey’s Secondary Injury Fund?

    What is New Jersey’s Secondary Injury Fund?
    New Jersey’s Secondary Injury Fund was established to prevent discrimination against the disabled workers. The program is state funded through a surcharge on workers’ compensation insurance policies, and essentially immunizes…
  • Jan 30

    The Prolonged Use of IVC Filter Implants Can Lead To Serious Health Concern

    The Prolonged Use of IVC Filter Implants Can Lead To Serious Health Concern
    Every year, tens of thousands of patients in the US receive Inferior Vena Cava Filter (IVC FILTER) implants. These implants prevent blood clots from traveling to a patient’s lungs and causing pulmonary embolism. They are intended for…
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New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI issues, including field sobriety testing, post-conviction relief, ignition interlocks. By Levow DWI Law.

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 13

    Can a New Jersey DWI Defendant Claim “Insanity” in Court?

    Can a New Jersey DWI Defendant Claim “Insanity” in Court?
    Defendants charged with criminal offenses in New Jersey can raise a variety of defenses. These are specific claims or arguments asserting that, even if the allegations against the defendant are correct, the defendant is not criminally liable.…
  • Feb 13

    DWI Arrests Across State Lines from New Jersey Can Have Very Different Consequence

    DWI Arrests Across State Lines from New Jersey Can Have Very Different Consequence
    Most features of law enforcement in the U.S. operate at the state and local levels. These include traffic laws, like those related to driving while intoxicated (DWI). The legal system in New Jersey, like all states, categorizes alleged…
  • Dec 21

    New Jersey Law Enforcement Agencies Plan DWI Checkpoints for the Holiday

    New Jersey Law Enforcement Agencies Plan DWI Checkpoints for the Holiday
    The holidays are a time of happiness and celebration for many people, but law enforcement officials are aware of the risks to public safety potentially posed by too much celebration. Police departments throughout New Jersey have announced…
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Hauptman and Hauptman, P.C. Blog

Hauptman and Hauptman, P.C. Blog

Covers guardianship, Medicaid, probate and estate administration.

http://www.hauptmanlaw.com/blog
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New Jersey Insurance Blog

New Jersey Insurance Blog

Covers New Jersey insurance law decisions. By William D. Wilson.

http://njinsuranceblog.com
  • Feb 11

    Can’t Stop This: Anti-Assignment Clause No Bar to Post-Loss Claim Assignment

    Can’t Stop This: Anti-Assignment Clause No Bar to Post-Loss Claim Assignment
    In Givaudan Fragrances Corp. v. Aetna Cas. & Sur. Co., 2017 WL 429476 (N.J. Feb. 1, 2017), the New Jersey Supreme Court held that an anti-assignment clause in an insurance policy does not prevent the post-loss assignment of an insurance…
  • Dec 29

    It’s Complicated: Owens-Illinois/Carter-Wallace Allocation Revisited Yet Again

    It’s Complicated: Owens-Illinois/Carter-Wallace Allocation Revisited Yet Again
    Cases involving insurance coverage for multiple claims arising out of bodily injury or property damage resulting from exposure to toxic substances or long-term environmental damage can present extremely complex coverage issues.  In such…
  • Dec 14

    Your Cheatin’ Heart: Attempt to Hide Affair Results in Seven-Year Prison Term

    Your Cheatin’ Heart: Attempt to Hide Affair Results in Seven-Year Prison Term
    New Jersey passed the Insurance Fraud Prevention Act (“IFPA”) to aggressively address the problem of insurance fraud in New Jersey.  To that end, the IFPA provides for the imposition of both civil and criminal penalties in…
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New Jersey Divorce Law Blog

New Jersey Divorce Law Blog

Covers recent New Jersey family law cases on adoption, civil unions, divorce and equitable distribution. By Diamond & Diamond, P.A.

http://www.njdivorcelawyerblog.com/blog/
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The Jersey Lawyer

The Jersey Lawyer

Covers New Jersey law on personal injury, business litigation, and criminal defense. By Nace Naumoski.

http://yournjlawyer.com
  • Feb 10

    Medical Marijuana, Workers’ Comp & 84 Lumber

    Medical Marijuana, Workers’ Comp & 84 Lumber
    84 Lumber Company – The Commercial For those readers that saw this year’s Super Bowl, I’m sure you enjoyed a game that will be talked about for years to come. In addition to the classic comeback by New England, many……
  • Dec 2

    Wage Theft & WalMart: Truck Drivers Win Lawsuit

    Wage Theft & WalMart: Truck Drivers Win Lawsuit
    Walmart & Wage Theft – Score one for the little guys! A federal jury ruled that Walmart intentionally failed to pay hundreds of truck drivers in California the minimum wage. The jury in this wage theft lawsuit awarded the…
  • Dec 2

    Wage Theft & WalMart: Truck Drivers Win Lawsuit

    Wage Theft & WalMart: Truck Drivers Win Lawsuit
    Walmart & Wage Theft – Score one for the little guys! A federal jury ruled that Walmart intentionally failed to pay hundreds of truck drivers in California the minimum wage. The jury in this wage theft lawsuit awarded the…
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New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Feb 10

    February Brown Bag Luncheon: Tips, Tricks and Question

    February Brown Bag Luncheon: Tips, Tricks and Question
    21st CENTURY BROWN BAG LUNCHEON  Members Choice: Tips, Tricks and Questions Moderated by Gayle Lynn-Nelson Take advantage of this opportunity for members to bring up issues they are currently facing and to get feedback from the…
  • Jan 30

    2017 AALL Annual Meeting Grant

    2017 AALL Annual Meeting Grant
    [Posted on behalf of AALL] Wanting go to the 110th AALL Annual Meeting & Conference in Austin, TX, July 15-18 and need some financial assistance to attend? Then the Annual Meeting Grant is for you. The Annual…
  • Dec 22

    Pajama Program Thanks NJLLA

    Pajama Program Thanks NJLLA
    It’s a tradition for the Community Service Committee to collect donations at NJLLA’s Annual Holiday Party for the Pajama Program, and this year was no different. Please take a moment to read the lovely letter of appreciation from…
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Burn Pit Claims

Burn Pit Claims

An analysis of trends and developments of claims arising out of exposures in Iraq and Afghanistan to burn pits. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://burnpitclaims.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    Senators Klobuchar and Tillis Introduce a Bill to Help Veterans Exposed to Burn Pit

    Senators Klobuchar and Tillis Introduce a Bill to Help Veterans Exposed to Burn Pit
    The Helping Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits Act would create a center of excellence within the Department of Veterans Affairs to better understand the health effects associated with burn pits and treat veterans who become sick after exposure.…
  • Dec 4

    Burn Pit Lawsuit Hearing Rescheduled to March 2017

    Burn Pit Lawsuit Hearing Rescheduled to March 2017
    The Court has rescheduled the evidentiary hearing to March 9 & 10, 2017. At that time the Court will determine whether it has subject matter jurisdiction to hear the lawsuit. The Court entered an Order setting forth the new hearing…
  • Nov 22

    Burn Pits: The Things That They Burned

    Burn Pits: The Things That They Burned
    The following article is authored bj Jennifer Percy and is shared from newrepublic.com"Everything—all the trash of the war—was thrown in a burn pit, soaked with jet fuel, and torched. There were hundreds of open-air garbage…
Rank this Week: 4637

New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and foreclosures. By the Law Offices of Robert Manchel.

http://www.bankruptcylawyer-nj.com/blog/
  • Feb 9

    Can I Make Charity Or Religious Donation In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?

    Can I Make Charity Or Religious Donation In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?
    New Jersey Attorney Explains How A Charitable or Religious Donation or Contribution is Handled in Bankruptcy. In a New Jersey chapter 13 bankruptcy case, the debtor must pay all of their monthly disposable income, after allowable expenses,…
  • Jan 21

    Can I Keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case?

    Can I Keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case?
    Attorney Explains How Financed Jewelry Is Treated In A New Jersey Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case. Typically, a person will file a chapter 13 bankruptcy case for issues other than jewelry financing. However, when a New Jersey chapter 13 is filed,…
  • Dec 30

    Can I Keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case?

    Can I Keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case?
    <h2>Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains When A Person May keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Case</h2> An asset must be protected from the trustee and the financing creditor in a New Jersey chapter 7 bankruptcy case. It is…
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Kevin A. Pollock BLAWG

Kevin A. Pollock BLAWG

Covers wills, trusts & estates, guardianships, tax and asset protection planning.

http://willstrustsestates.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    Notification of the Death of a Loved One

    Notification of the Death of a Loved One
    New Jersey recently passed a new law that requires senior citizen housing developments to notify the next of kin in the event that a resident passes away in the development.  See…
  • Jan 23

    Why Titling Of Assets Is So Important In Second Marriage

    Why Titling Of Assets Is So Important In Second Marriage
    I was talking to another estate planning recently and discussing how much of our work involves assisting clients who have blended families.  Blended families generally refers to clients who are married but at least one of the spouses has…
  • Jan 17

    Opening of New York Law Firm Office

    Opening of New York Law Firm Office
    I am pleased to announce that we have officially opened an office in Manhattan.While our main office is still located near Princeton, New Jersey, we will be happy to meet with clients by appointment at our New York location:122 East 42nd…
Rank this Week: 1438

New Jersey Disability Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey disability law updates, cases, and news. By Bonny G. Rafel, LLC.

http://www.newjerseydisabilitylawyerblog.com/
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Internet on Trial

Internet on Trial

Discusses current legal topics in the media, sports, and entertainment industries. By Joseph A. Bahgat.

http://www.internetontrial.com/
  • Feb 6

    Can Hackers Access Your Data by Copying Your Fingerprints?

    Can Hackers Access Your Data by Copying Your Fingerprints?
    Unlocking your iPhone using biometrics (“fingerprint”) authentication is undoubtedly convenient, but have you considered the cost—the security tradeoffs you make in exchange for that added convenience? Although privacy…
  • Oct 4

    Which Mobile Device Platform is More Secure — Android or Apple?

    Which Mobile Device Platform is More Secure — Android or Apple?
    If you tend to pay attention to trends in online and mobile device security, then this information isn’t news per se, but nevertheless, given how fast these things can change, it’s always good to follow the latest…
  • Jul 29

    Sutton Knocks Another One Out of the Park, Shuts Down $19 Trillion Suit Against Google

    Sutton Knocks Another One Out of the Park, Shuts Down $19 Trillion Suit Against Google
    Pro tip: If ever you Google yourself, and are unhappy with the results, don’t sue Google. Why not? Because under a federal law known as the Communications Decency Act, websites and/or services that only republish or…
Rank this Week: 3322