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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: 62

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 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…
  • Nov 28

    And Exactly How . . . .?

    And Exactly How . . . .?
    A trial judge once told me, with some frustration, that appellate judges (not on the NJ Supreme Court, I hasten to add) sometimes do not appreciate the practical difficulties with which their rulings present the trial courts that must…
Rank this Week: 380

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: 475

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/
  • Dec 6

    File the “blue collar workplace” defense to a hostile work environment in the trash can

    File the “blue collar workplace” defense to a hostile work environment in the trash can
    When defending against a woman’s sexual harassment claim, I’ve found that “she was asking for it” is generally a bad defense. So bad, in fact, that you may just want to whip out the old checkbook instead. Another…
  • Dec 5

    The DOL wants to undo that #OvertimeRule injunction lickety-split!

    The DOL wants to undo that #OvertimeRule injunction lickety-split!
    December 1, 2016 was quite a day! First, on the day that the Department of Labor’s new overtime rules would have taken affect, I blew up the U.S. Department of Labor‘s spot by winning my 5th ABA Blawg 100 award. But,…
  • Dec 2

    Without hyperbole, I’m better than LeBron James. #GraceAndHumility

    Without hyperbole, I’m better than LeBron James. #GraceAndHumility
    LeBron James has four National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player Awards. And, until yesterday, Bron-Bron and I were tied. That is, his four NBA something-or-others equaled my four ABA Journal Blawg 100 Awards. We’d made a date…
Rank this Week: 480

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Dec 5

    How Substance Abuse Can Affect Parenting Time

    How Substance Abuse Can Affect Parenting Time
    Non-custodial parents are granted appropriate parenting time when it is in the best interests of the child. When a parent has a substance abuse problem, however, the appropriateness of parenting time is called into question.
  • Dec 2

    When Children Refuse Visitation

    When Children Refuse Visitation
    A good first step in getting past a child refusing visitation is to make sure you have legally enforceable parenting time.
  • Dec 1

    Navigating a Custody Action as an Unmarried Parent

    Navigating a Custody Action as an Unmarried Parent
    When two parents are married when a child is born, paternity is self-evident. When two parents are unmarried, however, paternity must be formally established for custody to be determined.
Rank this Week: 721

Gay & Lesbian Legal Update

Gay & Lesbian Legal Update

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

http://gaybilesbian.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Nov 21

    Guardianship of Disabled Adult

    Guardianship of Disabled Adult
    Guardianship of Disabled AdultsKenneth Vercammens Office represents persons seeking legal Guardianship of a Parent or Adult Family Member.Occasionally an individual can not manage his or her life as a result of a mental or physical…
  • Nov 20

    Ten Estate Planning Ideas for Divorced or Separated Person

    Ten Estate Planning Ideas for Divorced or Separated Person
    Ten Estate Planning Ideas for Divorced or Separated PersonsUnder the law in New Jersey, if a person dies without a Will and without children, their spouse will inherit all assets, even if they are separated from the spouse. In addition, if…
Rank this Week: 736

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 869

The Jersey Lawyer

The Jersey Lawyer

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

http://yournjlawyer.com
  • 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…
  • Nov 22

    Thanksgiving: Best and Worst Times to Travel

    Thanksgiving: Best and Worst Times to Travel
    The cold air has settled in, the last of the leaves are falling from New Jersey’s trees, the Giants are playing well and the Jets are thinking about next season….it must be the week of Thanksgiving! Getting the chance to……
  • Nov 14

    New Jersey Bill for Breastfeeding Mom

    New Jersey Bill for Breastfeeding Mom
    “Research shows that if 90 percent of families exclusively breastfed for 6 months, almost 1,000 infant deaths may be prevented annually and $13 billion would be saved in medical costs each year” (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human…
Rank this Week: 1177

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/
  • Dec 1

    What You Need to Know About Incompetency and Challenging a Will

    What You Need to Know About Incompetency and Challenging a Will
    Did you know that any will can be contested? An heir or beneficiary can bring forward an official legal challenge to contest a will. What is important before putting together your will is to understand the why and the how of all will…
  • Nov 24

    What You Should Know About Estate Planning and a President-Elect Trump

    What You Should Know About Estate Planning and a President-Elect Trump
    Now that Donald Trump has officially secured the presidency in the United States, it’s important to think about his proposed tax plan and what this would actually translate to for Americans. One of the most important things to…
  • Nov 17

    The Importance of Planning Ahead After an Alzheimer’s Diagnosi

    The Importance of Planning Ahead After an Alzheimer’s Diagnosi
    If you have begun to notice that a loved one is showing the signs of being afflicted by Alzheimer’s or another type of cognitive dementia, you need to consult with an estate planning attorney as soon as possible. One of the most…
Rank this Week: 867

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
  • Nov 30

    How can I recover compensation after a motorcycle hit and run?

    How can I recover compensation after a motorcycle hit and run?
    When a driver strikes a motorcyclist, there are almost always injuries involved. State law requires drivers to remain at the scene of an injury accident. Unfortunately, not everyone obeys the law. All too often, drivers leave the scene of an…
  • Nov 30

    7 Ways to Winterize Your Car for the Bucks County Winter

    7 Ways to Winterize Your Car for the Bucks County Winter
    Failing to properly winterize your car can lead to a number of issues, including breakdowns, tickets and fines, and even accidents. Taking the time to ensure your car is ready for winter weather can help you save time, money and perhaps your…
  • Nov 29

    Determining Liability for Physical Abuse in Nursing Home

    Determining Liability for Physical Abuse in Nursing Home
    Nursing home residents rely on facility staff for many of their medical and personal needs, but, all too often, those same staff members violate that trust by neglecting or outright abusing residents. If your loved one suffered nursing home…
Rank this Week: 772

New Jersey Insurance Coverage…

New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation

By Eugene Killian, Jr.

http://www.newjerseyinsurancecoveragelitigation.com
  • Nov 17

    The law of subrogation, and how it affects policyholder

    The law of subrogation, and how it affects policyholder
    “Subrogation” seems to be a simple concept. You suffer a loss. Your insurance company pays for the loss. Your insurance company then assumes your rights against the party that damaged you. But, like everything in the insurance…
  • Oct 7

    The assignment of insurance policies and claim

    The assignment of insurance policies and claim
    I’ve been a trial lawyer for over 30 years, and I think I need to point out that corporate/transactional lawyers aren’t real lawyers.  If you haven’t been on the receiving end of an evidence ruling that makes you wonder…
  • Sep 16

    Insurance lessons from the Penn State tragedy: “Within the scope of employment”

    Insurance lessons from the Penn State tragedy: “Within the scope of employment”
    I remember sitting in a continuing legal education class once, where the speaker was an experienced employment defense lawyer. He said that, normally, he liked to open his talks with a funny story or a joke, but he couldn’t do that…
Rank this Week: 1081

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By the Law Office of Peter Van Aulen.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Nov 10

    What Should You Do about Marital Debt When You Are Planning a Divorce?

    What Should You Do about Marital Debt When You Are Planning a Divorce?
    If you are faced with getting a divorce, your life isn’t over yet. It’s just filled with a lot of different tasks that need to be handled if you are to get on with your life with as little stress as possible. In addition to all of…
  • Nov 10

    What Should You Do about Marital Debt When You Are Planning a Divorce?

    What Should You Do about Marital Debt When You Are Planning a Divorce?
    If you are faced with getting a divorce, your life isn’t over yet. It’s just filled with a lot of different tasks that need to be handled if you are to get on with your life with as little stress as possible. In addition to all of…
  • Oct 31

    Grandparent Rights in NJ and Major v. Maguire

    Grandparent Rights in NJ and Major v. Maguire
    New Jersey Statute – Grandparent Visitation According to the Grandparent Visitation statute, N.J.S.A. 9:2-7.1, a grandparent who is deprived of visitation can seek an order of visitation from the court. In order to do so, the statute…
Rank this Week: 1034

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey civil rights violations and employment law. By Traub Law.

http://www.newjerseyemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 9

    NY Court of Appeals Holds that Yoga Instructors Can Be Independent Contractor

    NY Court of Appeals Holds that Yoga Instructors Can Be Independent Contractor
    I usually blog about New Jersey unemployment cases and determinations but there is an interesting case that was just decided in New York that is worth noting. Although the legal standard for entitlement to unemployment benefits differs…
  • Oct 4

    NJ Supreme Court Case Makes it More Difficult to Reduce Jury Emotional Distress Damage Award

    NJ Supreme Court Case Makes it More Difficult to Reduce Jury Emotional Distress Damage Award
    In a recent employment discrimination case, Cuevas v. Wentworth Group, the NJ Supreme Court upheld the jury’s award of emotional distress damages to the Plaintiffs, Ramon and Jeffrey Cuevas, two brothers who suffered derogatory and…
  • Sep 29

    Written Warning Could be an Adverse Employment Action under the NJLAD

    Written Warning Could be an Adverse Employment Action under the NJLAD
    The New Jersey Appellate Division recently held that a written warning, if part of a system of progressive discipline, may constitute an adverse employment action under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“NJLAD”), which in…
Rank this Week: 793

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

http://www.nj-defense-lawyer.com/lawblog/
Rank this Week: 799

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

Covers divorce, mediation, arbitration and litigation. By Charles C. Abut.

http://njdivorceblog.typepad.com/new_jersey_divorce_law_me/
Rank this Week: 955

Jerry Tanenbaum's Blog

Jerry Tanenbaum's Blog

Covers school law, special education, bullying, school discipline and school-related First Amendment rights.

http://jerrytanenbaum.com/sample-page/
  • Jul 1

    Teenager with Disabilities Injured and Arrested by TSA Workers in Airport

    Teenager with Disabilities Injured and Arrested by TSA Workers in Airport
    Another sad reminder in the news, that caregivers of people with disabilities cannot presume that authority personnel will listen to or understand the caregiver’s guidance on how best to deal with a person’s disabilities. This sad…
  • Jun 2

    What Level of Educational Benefit Must Schools Provide to Children with Special Needs?

    What Level of Educational Benefit Must Schools Provide to Children with Special Needs?
    An important case is currently before the U.S. Supreme Court that could cause significant harm to children across the nation who need special education services, or it could raise the bar for children with disabilities in areas that currently…
  • May 23

    Another Student Commits Suicide Due to Bullying

    Another Student Commits Suicide Due to Bullying
    I’ve posted about such incidents before, but another one has hit the national news. The facts as alleged seem sadly typical:  A student is repeatedly bullied over a long period of time by a group of students; the bullying is…
Rank this Week: 1063

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Covers traffic law, criminal law, injury law, and family law news from around Southern New Jersey. By the Law Offices of Joseph Lombardo.

http://www.lombardolawoffices.com/legal-blog/
  • Jun 21

    What Happens if I Miss my Court Date?

    What Happens if I Miss my Court Date?
    Many people have asked what happens if I miss my court date?  In New Jersey like every state in the United States failing to appear in court when you are required to is a very serious matter and one that you should not take lightly.…
  • Jun 17

    Can a Security Guard Arrest You?

    Can a Security Guard Arrest You?
    It is a frequent theme in movies and television shows. A person slides a shirt or item into their bag and then casually tries to walk out of a store. Moments later a security guard springs across a table and tackles the person and places them…
  • Jun 15

    Should I take a Plea Deal?

    Should I take a Plea Deal?
    If you have been charged with a crime you probably are familiar with what a plea deal is or at least heard the term.  However, many people are unaware of the complex process that can go on in to making and executing a plea. It is…
Rank this Week: 766

White Collar Crime News

White Collar Crime News

Covers white collar crime news. By Jef Henninger.

http://whitecollarcrimenews.com
  • May 23

    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer

    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer
    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer A theft charge in Seaside Heights can apply to any number of possible events. The possible scenarios seem endless. Of course, the classic offense is simply picking up something that doesn’t belong to you.…
  • May 23

    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer

    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer
    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer A theft charge in Seaside Heights can apply to any number of possible events. The possible scenarios seem endless. Of course, the classic offense is simply picking up something that doesn’t belong to you.…
  • May 1

    Will Chris Christie be arrested in Bridgegate scandal?

    Will Chris Christie be arrested in Bridgegate scandal?
    Today in New Jersey, David Wildstein entered a guilty plea and indictments against Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni were unsealed.  This left most people wondering, well what about Chris Christie?  At least some were expecting that he…
Rank this Week: 1213

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Law Offices of Brian D. Iton.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    New Jersey Fault Grounds That Affect Alimony

    New Jersey Fault Grounds That Affect Alimony
    For years divorcing couples have heard that New Jersey courts do not consider fault when it comes to determining whether alimony should be awarded. This is true. In most cases marital fault is irrelevant to a determination of alimony.…
  • Dec 9

    New Jersey Fault Grounds That Affect Alimony

    New Jersey Fault Grounds That Affect Alimony
    For years divorcing couples have heard that New Jersey courts do not consider fault when it comes to determining whether alimony should be awarded. This is true. In most cases marital fault is irrelevant to a determination of alimony.…
  • Dec 2

    Step-Parents Responsibility To Pay Child Support in New Jersey

    Step-Parents Responsibility To Pay Child Support in New Jersey
    The question often arises whether a stepparent has any responsibility to pay child support for their stepchildren. The general rule is that a stepparent has no duty to pay child support for their stepchildren. However, practically speaking,…
Rank this Week: 1019

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: 1159

New Jersey Lawyer News

New Jersey Lawyer News

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

http://www.newjerseylawyernews.com/
  • Dec 6

    Conspiracy under the New Jersey Criminal Code

    Conspiracy under the New Jersey Criminal Code
    Under the New Jersey Criminal Code, N.J.S.A 2c:5-2 a person is guilty of conspiracy if he/she agrees with another person/persons to engage in conduct or aide another person in conduct that constitutes the commission of a crime. A conspiracy…
  • Nov 29

    Shoplifting Defense Success Story for Three Client

    Shoplifting Defense Success Story for Three Client
    The attorneys of Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo appeared in municipal courts across three different municipalities to represent clients facing shoplifting charges. Shoplifting is defined in Title 2C:20-11 of the New Jersey Criminal Code. The…
  • Nov 17

    State v Benjamin examines the Discretion of the Prosecutor when Denying Graves Act Waiver in Gun Cases.

    State v Benjamin examines the Discretion of the Prosecutor when Denying Graves Act Waiver in Gun Cases.
    State v Benjamin is a currently pending decision by the New Jersey Supreme Court, in which the defendant was denied a Graves Act sentencing waiver that would have reduced his sentence by 30 months. Under normal circumstances, when convicted…
Rank this Week: 2021

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/
  • Dec 6

    Leaving employment after 65? Check into Medicare Part B right away.

    Leaving employment after 65? Check into Medicare Part B right away.
    Just recently someone asked me why she was being permanently surcharged on her Medicare Part B premiums. She had worked beyond age 65  When she stopped working, she then elected to pay for insurance continuation under COBRA. She started…
  • Dec 5

    VA Publishes New Compensation Benefits Rate After .3% COLA Increase

    VA Publishes New Compensation Benefits Rate After .3% COLA Increase
    In October 2016, the DVA announced that a .3% increase in DVA benefits rates for 2016-2017.  This increase is a reflection of the cost-of-living adjustment for this fiscal year based upon the Consumer Price Index. Last…
  • Nov 22

    CMS Rule banning arbitration clauses is blocked for now

    CMS Rule banning arbitration clauses is blocked for now
    A few months ago we wrote about a new rule issued by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that banned pre-litigation mandatory arbitration clauses in the admission contracts of nursing homes that receive federal Medicaid or…
Rank this Week: 2376

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

Covers New Jersey business, labor and employment, estate planning and consumer law. By McLaughlin & Nardi, LLC.

http://www.newjerseylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    Issues Faced by New Jersey Solid Waste Hauler

    Issues Faced by New Jersey Solid Waste Hauler
    The transportation and disposal of solid waste in New Jersey is a heavily regulated industry.  The statutory and regulatory framework of New Jersey sold waste law is complex.  Attorneys from our firm have significant experience…
  • Dec 3

    New Jersey’s Civil Service Appeal

    New Jersey’s Civil Service Appeal
    Our employment law attorneys represent government employees in New Jersey Civil Service appeals. One of the most criticized but least understood areas of New Jersey employment law is the Civil Service System.  Employers complain that New…
  • Dec 1

    New Jersey Formation: Choosing the Optimal Structure: LLC or S Corporation?

    New Jersey Formation: Choosing the Optimal Structure: LLC or S Corporation?
    It is important to consider certain essential factors when choosing which type of business entity for your new business.  In order to reach your goals and find the best fit for your company, you should consider protection from liability,…
Rank this Week: 3657

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: 3837

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/
  • Dec 5

    Can I Keep A Financed Washer and Dryer in a New Jersey Chapter 7?

    Can I Keep A Financed Washer and Dryer in a New Jersey Chapter 7?
    <h2>NJ. Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains When A Person May Keep their Financed Washer and Dryer In A Chapter 7.</h2> Typically, in a New Jersey chapter 7 bankruptcy case, the debtor discharges (eliminates) all unsecured debt. Unsecured…
  • Nov 20

    What Pay Check Deductions Are Allowed In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?

    What Pay Check Deductions Are Allowed In A New Jersey Bankruptcy Case?
    <h2>NJ. Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains What Pay Check Deductions Are Permitted For a New Jersey Bankruptcy Case</h2> A debtor’s projected household net (after tax) income must be less than their projected necessary and…
  • Nov 9

    What Expenses Are Used In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Bankrutpcy Case?

    What Expenses Are Used In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Bankrutpcy Case?
    <h2>New Jersey Attorney Explains The Expenses That Are Used In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case</h2> One criteria in a New Jersey chapter 7 bankruptcy case requires the debtor’s projected net household income to be…
Rank this Week: 3619

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 5

    Raising the Bar to Make Seat Belts Safer

    Raising the Bar to Make Seat Belts Safer
    There’s truth behind the slogan, ‘Seat Belts Save Lives.’ In fact, last year alone seat belts were credited with saving some 14,000 lives. At the same time, however, these safety harnesses can contribute to the injuries…
  • Nov 21

    Cleansers Stored in Unmarked Containers Endanger Children

    Cleansers Stored in Unmarked Containers Endanger Children
    Injury is the leading cause of death of children and teenagers in this country and accidental poisonings rank among the top five leading causes of injury. Most of these poisonings occur when children accidentally ingest medications or common…
  • Nov 14

    What to Know Before Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

    What to Know Before Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit
    Personal Injury attorney, Victor Rotolo, and the attorneys of the Victor Rotolo Law Firm offer legal counsel to clients seeking to recover damages for injuries suffered as the result of accidents, including those related to defective…
Rank this Week: 4533

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: 2584

Hayes Firm Legal Blog

Hayes Firm Legal Blog

Covers personal injury topics.

http://www.dreamlegalteam.com/law_blog.html
  • Dec 5

    Wright Medical Hip Replacement Lawsuit

    Wright Medical Hip Replacement Lawsuit
    If you are one of the many Americans who has experienced serious complications after receiving a Wright Medical Technology Conserve Plus or Profemur Z hip implant to regain the mobility and quality of life you once enjoyed, you should contact…
  • Nov 28

    Use of Abilify Can Lead to Destructive Compulsive Behavior

    Use of Abilify Can Lead to Destructive Compulsive Behavior
    Abilify is an antipsychotic drug used to treat depression, but lawsuits claim that it can also cause compulsive and strange behavior. If you have used Abilify and subsequently developed problems with compulsive behavior or addiction, you…
  • Nov 21

    Birth Injuries Caused By Medical Malpractice

    Birth Injuries Caused By Medical Malpractice
    If your child or a child of someone you know has suffered a severe birth injury that you believe is the result of medical malpractice, you should consult with an experienced and knowledgeable attorney as soon as possible. A birth injury is a…
Rank this Week: 3829

New Jersey Real Estate Attorney…

New Jersey Real Estate Attorney Blog

Published By The Law Office of Michael D. Mirne, LLC.

http://www.newjerseyrealestateattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    New Jersey Tax Appeals: When is Hearsay Testimony Admissible?

    New Jersey Tax Appeals: When is Hearsay Testimony Admissible?
    A few months ago, during one of our tax appeal hearings before the County Tax Board, a tax assessor began her testimony by telling the Tax Board Commissioner about sales supporting her assessment. During her testimony, she mentioned…
  • Oct 26

    New Jersey Tax Appeals and how they are affected by Revaluation

    New Jersey Tax Appeals and how they are affected by Revaluation
    Tax appeal season will be starting again in just a few short weeks. By November 15, Monmouth County property owners will be able to view their 2017 tax assessments and file appeals on those assessments. By February 1, property owners in other…
  • Sep 28

    Monmouth County New Jersey Tax Appeals Update

    Monmouth County New Jersey Tax Appeals Update
    While lawmakers have tinkered with proposed legislation to find a way to keep the Freeze Act in effect during revaluation years, by applying formulas and percentages, no legislation to that effect has been adopted as of this date, and…
Rank this Week: 4522

Hauptman and Hauptman, P.C. Blog

Hauptman and Hauptman, P.C. Blog

Covers guardianship, Medicaid, probate and estate administration.

http://www.hauptmanlaw.com/blog
  • Dec 4

    How Medicaid Treats Life Insurance (Part 1)

    How Medicaid Treats Life Insurance (Part 1)
                    Medicaid requires the applicant to spend down all assets to under $2000 before approving an application for benefits.  The question comes up…
  • Nov 27

    John Hancock Latest to Drop Long Term Care

    John Hancock Latest to Drop Long Term Care
                    Two weeks ago John Hancock, one of the largest providers of long term care insurance announced it is withdrawing from the market.  It will stop…
  • Nov 20

    Home for the Holidays (Part 2)

    Home for the Holidays (Part 2)
                Last week I was talking about changes in loved ones we may notice around holiday time, simply because we may be returning home after some time away.  So what can or…
Rank this Week: 1926

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/
  • 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…
  • Oct 19

    Contractors sickened by military burn pits left to fend for themselve

    Contractors sickened by military burn pits left to fend for themselve
    Today's post is shared from foxnews.com:"It’s known as “the new Agent Orange.” Thousands of soldiers have fallen gravely ill or even died from exposure to burn pits in Afghanistan and Iraq, but they are not the only ones who…
Rank this Week: 4891

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer…

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer Blog

By IMG Legal Group.

http://www.imglegalgroup.com/#!blog/cxyn
  • Dec 4

    NJ Lawyers In Ocean County Dedicated to Addressing Your Legal Need

    NJ Lawyers In Ocean County Dedicated to Addressing Your Legal Need
    Need an Ocean County Lawyer?When your future hangs in the balance, you simply cannot settle for anything less than your best effort.The penalties that you face can branch out to affect every corner of your life. By working with an attorney…
  • Nov 29

    Monmouth County DWI, DUI Refusal and Traffic Violation

    Monmouth County DWI, DUI Refusal and Traffic Violation
    When the stakes are this high, you need an experienced, aggressive Monmouth County, NJ DUI attorney at your side.If you have been issued a ticket for DWI, DUI or Refusal in Monmouth County, Ocean County or anywhere in the State of New Jersey…
  • Nov 17

    Criminal Defense Attorney Free Consultation Lawyer In NJ

    Criminal Defense Attorney Free Consultation Lawyer In NJ
    IMG Legal Group represents those who have been accused of a wide range of offenses and municipal offenses.Criminal defense attorney Ian Goldman defends against drug charges, weapons charges, DWI, sex crimes, assault, and theft in Monmouth and…
Rank this Week: 2187

Ruminations

Ruminations

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

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/
  • Dec 4

    Parallel Construction, Consequential Damages, And Use Of A Dictionary

    Parallel Construction, Consequential Damages, And Use Of A Dictionary
    PrintQuestions about damages and remedies are not simple to answer and, often, the answers are less than fully satisfying. The overriding framework is that business people don’t really focus on these “leave it to the…
  • Nov 27

    Ruminations Goes Bowling – Scores A 300!

    Ruminations Goes Bowling &ndash; Scores A 300!
    Print300 is a pretty good score for a single bowling game. It is a score of perfection. While the same can’t be said about reaching our 300th Ruminations blog posting today, perfection not even being on our wish list, we’re pretty…
  • Nov 20

    You’ve Got To Know What Words Mean – Was Arbitration Mandatory?

    You&rsquo;ve Got To Know What Words Mean &ndash; Was Arbitration Mandatory?
    PrintArbitration (and other alternate dispute resolution methods) have their place in agreements such as leases. Another possible way to say that, and one that brings out a bit of nuance, is that arbitration is a specialized tool, not a Swiss…
Rank this Week: 2946

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/
  • Dec 2

    New Jersey Jury Awards $8.45 Million in Wrongful Termination Case

    New Jersey Jury Awards $8.45 Million in Wrongful Termination Case
    A wrongful termination lawsuit in a New Jersey state court resulted in a jury verdict awarding the plaintiff $8.45 million in September 2016. This amount consisted of compensatory damages for emotional distress of $2.45 million, as well…
  • Nov 28

    New Jersey Appellate Division Considers Employment Discrimination Claim Based on Non-Religious Flu Shot Refusal

    New Jersey Appellate Division Considers Employment Discrimination Claim Based on Non-Religious Flu Shot Refusal
    Controversies over vaccinations can intersect with employment law when employers require them for their employees. Anti-discrimination statutes like the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) may offer some protection for employees who…
  • Nov 18

    New EEOC Rules on Employer Wellness Programs Lead to Lawsuit

    New EEOC Rules on Employer Wellness Programs Lead to Lawsuit
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued two new Final Rules regarding employer wellness programs. 81 Fed. Reg. 31125, 81 Fed. Reg. 31143 (May 17, 2016). Federal law defines a “wellness program” as any…
Rank this Week: 3305

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/
  • Dec 1

    You Deserve Good Government

    You Deserve Good Government
    The first experience many people have with government service is being placed on hold. This is not because some social worker is going on a coffee break, but the individual has accidentally contacted the wrong office. It happens when people…
  • Nov 29

    A Full Comprehensive Plan

    A Full Comprehensive Plan
    Financial wellness is quickly becoming a major topic in the benefits industry. The after effects of the 2008 Recession, with its crushing impact on mortgages and credit cards, is one of the reasons for decision-makers to look at a means of…
  • Nov 24

    Providing Excellent Service

    Providing Excellent Service
Rank this Week: 3306

New York & New Jersey Business…

New York & New Jersey Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business startup law. By Samuel C Berger, PC.

http://www.newjerseybusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3003

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Nov 30

    New Jersey Court Reinstates Employee’s Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

    New Jersey Court Reinstates Employee’s Disability Discrimination Lawsuit
    Earlier this month, New Jersey’s Appellate Division reversed a trial court’s decision that had dismissed Robert Benning’s disability discrimination lawsuit because the trial court improperly ignored evidence which supported…
  • Nov 28

    Third Circuit Reinstates Police Officers’ Whistleblower Case

    Third Circuit Reinstates Police Officers’ Whistleblower Case
    A recent case from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals reinforces the fact that an employee who objects to something he reasonably believes violates the law does not have to be correct to be protected by New Jersey’s whistleblower law,…
  • Nov 21

    Decision Based on Family Relationship is Not Ancestry Discrimination

    Decision Based on Family Relationship is Not Ancestry Discrimination
    Earlier this month, New Jersey’s Appellate Division recognized that New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”)’s prohibition against ancestry discrimination does not prevent employers from discriminating against an…
Rank this Week: 4293

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/
  • Nov 30

    Don't Overstate Your Book!

    Don't Overstate Your Book!
    Today's lesson - do not overstate your book when changing firms.While that seems to make sense, apparently it escapes some folks that if you tell your prospective employer that you have $700,000 in annual revenue, and you have zero, they are…
  • Nov 29

    Finra fines Lincoln Financial broker-dealer $650,000 for failing to protect client data

    Finra fines Lincoln Financial broker-dealer $650,000 for failing to protect client data
    Didn't we do this already?FINRA fined Lincoln Financial last week for failing to secure client data. But 5 years ago, FINRA fined Lincoln Financial for failing to secure client…
  • Nov 28

    SEC Creates National Database of Individual Trades - CARDS Rising from the Dead?

    SEC Creates National Database of Individual Trades - CARDS Rising from the Dead?
    We all remember CARDS - FINRA's ill conceived plan to store and maintain information regarding every trade made by every person in our national markets. The plan was a disaster from the start, for many reasons, but one of the main reasons…
Rank this Week: 2397

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Nov 30

    New Jersey Employers May Be Responsible for Long-Term Pain Treatment

    New Jersey Employers May Be Responsible for Long-Term Pain Treatment
    When a New Jersey worker suffers a work-related injury, the employer is generally required to furnish that worker with relevant medical care that is “necessary to cure and relieve the worker of the effects of the injury” [see N.J.…
  • Nov 17

    Why You Should Stop Ignoring Your WEAR and TEAR™ Injury Today

    Why You Should Stop Ignoring Your WEAR and TEAR™ Injury Today
    Mark Twain once said, “Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.” All too often, Twain’s humorous quip is actually emulated by New Jersey workers who suffer – yet ignore – WEAR and…
  • Nov 12

    November 2016 – Tips for Food-Safe Holiday

    November 2016 – Tips for Food-Safe Holiday
    Don’t invite salmonella or E. coli to Thanksgiving dinner at your house. Check out this month’s newsletter tips to keep food safe at all your holiday festivities. Click here to read the November 2016 newsletter. The post November…
Rank this Week: 1856

Kevin A. Pollock BLAWG

Kevin A. Pollock BLAWG

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

http://willstrustsestates.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 29

    Caring for a Loved One - Guardianship, Powers of Attorney and Medical Directive

    Caring for a Loved One - Guardianship, Powers of Attorney and Medical Directive
    Holiday gatherings are often a time for us to gather with relatives and friends. The bustle of holiday activity can highlight the impact that aging has had on our loved ones in the passing year. Observing decline in the people we care about…
  • Nov 9

    Estate Tax Thoughts on a Trump Presidency

    Estate Tax Thoughts on a Trump Presidency
    It is no secret that most Republicans and Donald Trump wish to get rid of the federal estate tax (or as it is commonly referred to "The Death Tax").  With Republicans in charge of the House, Senate and Presidency, I think we are very…
  • Oct 24

    NJ Estate Tax Repeal: How Does This Affect You?

    NJ Estate Tax Repeal: How Does This Affect You?
    It's official.  According to NJ.com, Governor Christopher Christie has signed a a bill to repeal the New Jersey Estate Tax.  The new law is part of a larger package deal that increases the gas tax, reduces the sales…
Rank this Week: 1301

New Jersey Attorney Law Review

New Jersey Attorney Law Review

By Glenn R. Reiser.

http://newjerseylawreview.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1586

New Jersey Attorney Law Review…

New Jersey Attorney Law Review Blog

Reviews published and unpublished civil law decisions of importance issued by the New Jersey Appellate Division and New Jersey Supreme Court. By Glenn Reiser.

http://newjerseylawreview.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4235

White Collar Alert

White Collar Alert

Provides news and insight to counsel and legal observers concerning white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, government litigation and regulatory compliance. By Montgomery McCracken.

http://whitecollarblog.mmwr.com
  • Nov 28

    First Circuit Confronts Perils of Non-Custodial Interrogation in Fraud Prosecution

    First Circuit Confronts Perils of Non-Custodial Interrogation in Fraud Prosecution
    Miranda warnings are one of those things most lawyers and non-lawyers alike know something about. Most know we enjoy a right under the Fifth Amendment and Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966), to be told before being taken into custody…
  • Jul 18

    Prosecutorial Discretion under the CFAA Gets More Discretionary: US v. Nosal

    Prosecutorial Discretion under the CFAA Gets More Discretionary: US v. Nosal
    This guest post was authored by our colleague Jeremy D. Mishkin, partner and co-chair of the Litigation Department of Montgomery McCracken.  The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C. § 1030 (“CFAA”), has become…
  • Jun 29

    VW Clears the Air with $14.7B Emissions Settlement

    VW Clears the Air with $14.7B Emissions Settlement
    This guest post was authored by Mara Smith, a summer associate with Montgomery McCracken. This Tuesday, Volkswagen agreed to pay the largest auto-related class action settlement in U.S. history, totaling $14.7 billion. The settlement was…
Rank this Week: 2000

Real Property & Environmental Law…

Real Property & Environmental Law Alert

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

http://www.rpelawalert.com/
Rank this Week: 3297

New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

Covers alimony, child support, child custody, divorce and more. By the Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawblog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Parent of a Gifted Child? Your Support Payments Could Be Increased

    Parent of a Gifted Child? Your Support Payments Could Be Increased
    For many children, extra-curricular activities are a trial-and-error means of discovering their interests and talents. New Jersey’s guidelines for child support recognize this and generally take into account the costs associated with…
  • Nov 14

    Why You May Need an Attorney to Negotiate Your Divorce

    Why You May Need an Attorney to Negotiate Your Divorce
    Victor Rotolo and the attorneys at the Victor Rotolo Law Firm have been offering legal counsel on all matters related to divorce — both simple and complex cases — since 1992. The internet may have made it easier to obtain a…
  • Oct 31

    Tainted Treats Aren’t the Only Halloween Danger to Watch For

    Tainted Treats Aren’t the Only Halloween Danger to Watch For
    It’s that time of year again. Today while children everywhere will run excitedly door-to-door in search of treats, medical professionals will be busy manning phones for agencies like the New Jersey Poison Center 24-Hour Help Line and…
Rank this Week: 1333