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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: 108

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Covers mediation, arbitration and family/divorce law in NJ.

https://www.sannsmediation.com/blog/
  • Dec 4

    Custody and Relocation of One Parent

    Custody and Relocation of One Parent
    [Updated on 12/4/2017 for the NJ Supreme Court’s Decision] Relocation of a child with a custodial parent is one of the most challenging elements of a divorce (or post-judgment action in a divorce).  If the noncustodial parent…
  • Dec 4

    Tax Reform and NJ Divorce

    Tax Reform and NJ Divorce
    Each house of Congress recently passed tax reform bills.  These bills do have some differences and a conference committee will need to find common ground to produce a unified bill to pass both houses.  Given that swing votes end up…
  • Oct 25

    Which Professions Have the Highest and Lowest Divorce Rates?

    Which Professions Have the Highest and Lowest Divorce Rates?
    My divorce mediation clients come from all different professions, from teachers to high-level corporate VPs.  Are there professions that have higher and lower divorce rates?  A study of U.S. Census data by statistician Nathan Yau…
Rank this Week: 315

New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

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

http://www.senatenj.com/
Rank this Week: 504

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/
  • Dec 11

    Bitcoin Fraud On the Rise

    Bitcoin Fraud On the Rise
    I have been representing targets and witnesses in securities fraud investigations and litigation for decades. I have litigated the aftermath of Ponzi schemes, pump and dumps and bubbles for investors, and have represented countless witnesses…
  • Dec 7

    FINRA Proposes New Procedure for…

    FINRA Proposes New Procedure for Expungement of CRD RecordsComment Period Expires: February 5, 2018FINRA seeks comment on establishing a roster of arbitrators with additional training and specific backgrounds or experience from which a panel…
  • Dec 5

    SEC Stops Coin Offering

    SEC Stops Coin Offering
    The Securities and Exchange Commission obtained an emergency asset freeze to halt a fast-moving Initial Coin Offering (ICO) fraud that raised up to $15 million from thousands of investors since August by falsely promising a 13-fold profit in…
Rank this Week: 450

Swartz Campbell Professional…

Swartz Campbell Professional Liability Blog

Updates on professional liability with a particular emphasis on malpractice avoidance and attorney ethics. By Swartz Campbell.

http://www.swartzcampbell.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 422

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 11

    Surprise! Your company could be liable under Title VII as a joint employer.

    Surprise! Your company could be liable under Title VII as a joint employer.
    It’s late Sunday night. I just finished the Walking Dead mid-season finale (no spoilers) and I’m catching up on the latest news about Carson Wentz’s knee. And somehow I managed to pull myself out of the fetal position to…
  • Dec 8

    “The Employment Law Year in Review” webinar recap

    “The Employment Law Year in Review” webinar recap
    Thank you to everyone who tuned in to “The Employment Law Year in Review” webinar we hosted yesterday. A couple of housekeeping items: If you signed up, Jon Hyman will be emailing you a link to both the slide deck and a…
  • Dec 7

    Hear ye! Hear ye! 45,000 reasons not to publicize details of an employee’s EEOC charge of discrimination

    Hear ye! Hear ye! 45,000 reasons not to publicize details of an employee’s EEOC charge of discrimination
    For those of you who work in HR, what do you do when you learn that an employee has filed a charge of discrimination with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act? Raise…
Rank this Week: 718

Zen & The Art of Legal Networking

Zen & The Art of Legal Networking

Covers legal marketing, risk management, client service and social media. By Lindsay Griffiths.

http://www.zenlegalnetworking.com
  • Dec 7

    Connect with Clients Through Your Website: 5 Tip

    Connect with Clients Through Your Website: 5 Tip
    Today, I am bringing you a guest post from my friend, Lance Godard! Lance has spent three decades within the legal profession, in-house and as a consultant, helping lawyers and practice groups grow their book of business. He’s the…
  • Dec 5

    3 Tactics to Squeeze More Value Out of Your Law Firm Network

    3 Tactics to Squeeze More Value Out of Your Law Firm Network
    Last week, we delved into some methods for leveraging your law firm or referral networks to provide additional value. Building on that theme this week, we’re going to look at three opportunities to develop fertile ground for…
  • Nov 30

    Back to the Future…Law Firm

    Back to the Future…Law Firm
    Around this time last year, HighQ posed this question to a number of legal industry leaders: What do you believe lawyers and law firms need to do to prepare for the future of legal services?” This resulted in an interesting and…
Rank this Week: 566

Ahead of the Class

Ahead of the Class

Focuses on class action defense, addressing current cases and decisions, trends, and strategies associated with class action lawsuits. By Montgomery McCracken.

http://classactionblog.mmwr.com
  • Dec 5

    The Fight Begins Over FACTA Standing in State Court

    The Fight Begins Over FACTA Standing in State Court
    This post was co-authored by John G. Papianou and Erin A. Novak of Montgomery McCracken. Since the Supreme Court’s decision in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, 136 S. Ct. 1540 (2016), FACTA plaintiffs have had a difficult time…
  • Nov 8

    Accuracy Is Still Your Best Defense in California FCRA Matter

    Accuracy Is Still Your Best Defense in California FCRA Matter
    Last month, consumer reporting agency Experian Information Solutions, Inc. beat a Fair Credit Reporting Act 15 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq. (“FCRA”) class action on summary judgment – no small feat in the Ninth…
  • Oct 2

    Is This The End For FACTA Cases?

    Is This The End For FACTA Cases?
    This post was co-authored by Erin A. Novak, of counsel in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department.  Until last week, certain district courts in the Eleventh Circuit were the only place left for class action plaintiffs to…
Rank this Week: 563

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: 635

New Jersey Criminal Defense and…

New Jersey Criminal Defense and DWI Blog

Covers New Jersey criminal and DWI laws, including blood and breath tests, license suspencions and traffic violations. By John F. Marshall.

http://www.njcriminaldefenselawblog.com/
  • Feb 2

    New Jersey Lawyer Getting Out of Control

    New Jersey Lawyer Getting Out of Control
    I always profess that domestic violence and retraining order issues effect all types of individuals. We saw this revelation, once again, hold to be tr The post New Jersey Lawyer Getting Out of Control appeared first on New Jersey Criminal…
  • Jan 10

    Did Teresa Giudice Really Get A Reduced Jail Sentence?

    Did Teresa Giudice Really Get A Reduced Jail Sentence?
    There is little doubt that the tabloids try to hype up information, especially when it comes to reality stars. Knowing this to be the case, I immediately questioned whether Teresa Giudice actually received a reduced sentence like what was…
  • Jun 12

    The Constitutionality of Roadblocks in DWI Case

    The Constitutionality of Roadblocks in DWI Case
    The constitutionality of roadblocks in New Jersey DWI prosecutions. The post The Constitutionality of Roadblocks in DWI Cases appeared first on New Jersey Criminal Defense Law Blog.
Rank this Week: 517

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 19

    Four Good (?) Reasons to Contest a Will

    Four Good (?) Reasons to Contest a Will
    Maybe it's the season, but I have gotten a lot of calls recently about will contests.  A will contest usually happens when your heirs are surprised by what your will says, or by what you have left when you go to the great beyond.  I…
Rank this Week: 690

Hayes Firm Legal Blog

Hayes Firm Legal Blog

Covers personal injury topics.

http://www.dreamlegalteam.com/law_blog.html
  • Dec 11

    The Trouble With Transvaginal Mesh Implants?

    The Trouble With Transvaginal Mesh Implants?
    Big pharmaceutical companies often cut corners, and when they do, people can get hurt. If you have had any complication after a pelvic surgery where transvaginal mesh was used, you need to be aware of your legal options. You may be entitled…
  • Dec 5

    What You Need To Know About Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuit

    What You Need To Know About Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuit
    If you’re reading this article, there is a chance that either you or someone you care about has suffered a severe spinal cord injury. These injuries are very serious and it is imperative that you take immediate steps to protect your…
  • Nov 27

    The Most Common Types of Abuse and Neglect in Nursing Home

    The Most Common Types of Abuse and Neglect in Nursing Home
    You may think that it could never happen to you or your family. After all, why would someone want to hurt your loved one? Unfortunately, nursing home abuse and neglect happens every day in the United States. Often, the abuse or neglect goes…
Rank this Week: 1251

Law Office of Donald D. Vanarelli…

Law Office of Donald D. Vanarelli Blog

Covers New Jersey elder law and estate planning.

https://vanarellilaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1278

Ruminations

Ruminations

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

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/
  • Dec 10

    Whose Deal Is It Anyway – Ours Or Our Client’s?

    Whose Deal Is It Anyway – Ours Or Our Client’s?
    PrintIn a perfect world, wouldn’t everyone’s lease or other agreement comments on behalf of the same party be identical (grammar and spelling aside)? Shouldn’t everyone working on behalf of a tenant, landlord, borrower,…
  • Dec 3

    Brokerage Statutes – Shield Or Sword?

    Brokerage Statutes – Shield Or Sword?
    PrintFor some reason, it seems that the business of real estate brokerage is subject to a little more scrutiny than experienced by other businesses. For example, there is a common law principle known as the Statute of Frauds. A book could be…
  • Nov 26

    Landlords, Beware The Naked Assignment

    Landlords, Beware The Naked Assignment
    PrintIt’s been a while since we’ve pointed out that, using the words employed by a California court in 2001, “[a] lease of real property is both a conveyance of an estate in land (a leasehold) and a contract. It gives rise…
Rank this Week: 1061

The Law Offices of John J. Zarych…

The Law Offices of John J. Zarych Legal Blog

Covers criminal law.

http://www.johnzarych.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    How Often do DWI Cases Get Dismissed in Atlantic City?

    How Often do DWI Cases Get Dismissed in Atlantic City?
    If you are charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI), you may think your case is already over and you are destined to lose. What many people don’t know is that there are many ways that the government’s case against you can…
  • Nov 30

    Does Atlantic City Have Open Carry Gun Laws?

    Does Atlantic City Have Open Carry Gun Laws?
    In recent years, gun laws have become more and more hotly debated. Understanding the gun laws in your area is important, whether you want to own or use a gun or not. New Jersey has restrictive gun laws compared to many other states, and bans…
  • Nov 29

    Can a Disorderly Conduct Charge be Dropped in Atlantic City?

    Can a Disorderly Conduct Charge be Dropped in Atlantic City?
    If you’ve been charged with a crime like disorderly conduct, it may be your first offense. One disorderly conduct charge is probably not going to destroy your life or ruin your future, but it may carry hefty penalties, including jail…
Rank this Week: 1134

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.

https://www.schorrlaw.com/case-of-the-week/
  • Nov 30

    What to Look for in Employment Law in 2018

    What to Look for in Employment Law in 2018
    With 2017 drawing to a close and the new year right around the corner, it’s time to look forward to the employment law and discrimination issues we’re likely to see taking center stage. With growing education and awareness about…
  • Nov 19

    Schorr & Associates Wins Big Age Discrimination Verdict

    Schorr & Associates Wins Big Age Discrimination Verdict
    Two of our attorneys, Alan H. Schorr and Jenelle L. Hubbard, scored a big trial victory in Burlington County Superior Court in October 2017.  After a grueling five week trial, the jury found in favor of our clients, Jean Wickward and the…
  • Nov 15

    Alan H. Schorr inducted into the College of Labor & Employment Lawyer

    Alan H. Schorr inducted into the College of Labor & Employment Lawyer
    On November 11, 2017, Alan H. Schorr was inducted as a Fellow of the prestigious College of Labor & Employment Lawyers. The induction ceremony took place at The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington D.C. The…
Rank this Week: 1054

Ross Feller Casey LLP Blog

Ross Feller Casey LLP Blog

Practical tips to keep your family safe and advice for when your family has been hurt.

http://www.rossfellercasey.com/in-the-news/
Rank this Week: 1329

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/
  • Nov 22

    When you delete something, is it really ‘gone’?

    When you delete something, is it really ‘gone’?
    Have you ever posted something hastily on social media, and then deleted it later, after coming into your rational mind? Lots of people do it, and while oftentimes it does the trick, it isn’t a reliable way of removing something once…
  • Oct 18

    Is All Your Software and Firmware Up To Date?

    Is All Your Software and Firmware Up To Date?
    Do you ignore messages like this? A recent study analyzing the security health of 4.6 million endpoint devices, which included 3.5 million mobile phones across multiple industries and geographic regions revealed that across all devices…
  • Oct 18

    Is All Your Software and Firmware Up To Date?

    Is All Your Software and Firmware Up To Date?
    Do you ignore messages like this? A recent study analyzing the security health of 4.6 million endpoint devices, which included 3.5 million mobile phones across multiple industries and geographic regions revealed that across all devices…
Rank this Week: 1342

Wills and Estate Administration…

Wills and Estate Administration Articles

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

http://njwills.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 16

    CAUSATION AND TRANSFERRED INTENT Model Jury charge 2C:2-3

    CAUSATION AND TRANSFERRED INTENT Model Jury charge 2C:2-3
    CAUSATION AND TRANSFERRED INTENT Model Jury charge(N.J.S.A. 2C:2-3)[CHARGE IN ALL CASES]Causation has a special meaning under the law. To establish causation, the State must prove two elements, each beyond a reasonable doubt:First, but…
  • Nov 16

    Catholic Lawyers Guild - Wills and Power of Attorney Seminars for Senior Group

    Catholic Lawyers Guild - Wills and Power of Attorney Seminars for Senior Group
     Churches and senior groups in Middlesex County can schedule a free daytime Wills or Power of Attorney seminars for the benefit of seniors and individuals who help seniors. The benefits of making gifts to churches and charitable groups…
  • Nov 16

    Casino Injurie

    Casino Injurie
    Kenneth Vercammen & Associates Law Office helps people injured due to the negligence of others. We provide representation throughout New Jersey. The insurance companies will not help. Don't give up! Our Law Office can provide experienced…
Rank this Week: 1390

New Jersey Elder Abuse and Neglect…

New Jersey Elder Abuse and Neglect Forum

Covers nursing home / elder abuse law in the State of New Jersey. By Donna Russo.

http://www.njelderabuselaw.com/
  • May 10

    NJ Elder Abuse – Nursing Homes Evicting Tough Case

    NJ Elder Abuse – Nursing Homes Evicting Tough Case
    An article published in The Record on May 9, 2016 highlights that nursing homes don’t want to handle complex and difficult cases and try to evict the residents.  Families are at loss as to what to do.  Many times, these…
  • Feb 22

    Nursing Home Abuse: Nursing Homes Try To Avoid Litigation Through Arbitration Clause

    Nursing Home Abuse: Nursing Homes Try To Avoid Litigation Through Arbitration Clause
    The New York Times in an article on February 21, 2016 highlighted the ever increasing problem with nursing home agreements burying arbitration clauses in residency agreements to bar cases from being litigated in the courts.  The article…
  • Feb 16

    Nursing Home Abuse: Maggots Found In Feeding Tube Site

    Nursing Home Abuse: Maggots Found In Feeding Tube Site
    A nursing home resident in a Pennsylvania nursing home was found to have maggots crawling around and inside the insertion site of the feeding tube.  The hospital staff indicated that there was severe neglect of wound care and proper…
Rank this Week: 1300

Medicare-Medicaid Audit World

Medicare-Medicaid Audit World

Covers RACs, MACs, and Medicare and Medicaid court cases. By David S. Dessen of Dessen, Moses & Rossitto.

http://www.medicaremedicaidblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Will CMS Double Down on the Success of the Recovery Audit Program?

    Will CMS Double Down on the Success of the Recovery Audit Program?
    According to CMS, between October 2010 and December 2012, the RACs collected $3.8 billion in overpayments. As the nearby chart makes clear, the volume of amount collected each quarter has continued to increase, the result of the ever…
  • Feb 8

    Will CMS Double Down on the Success of the Recovery Audit Program?

    Will CMS Double Down on the Success of the Recovery Audit Program?
    According to CMS, between October 2010 and December 2012, the RACs collected $3.8 billion in overpayments. As the nearby chart makes clear, the volume of amount collected each quarter has continued to increase, the result of the ever…
  • Feb 8

    Will CMS Double Down on the Success of the Recovery Audit Program?

    Will CMS Double Down on the Success of the Recovery Audit Program?
    According to CMS, between October 2010 and December 2012, the RACs collected $3.8 billion in overpayments. As the nearby chart makes clear, the volume of amount collected each quarter has continued to increase, the result of the ever…
Rank this Week: 951

The Blog of the Law Offices of…

The Blog of the Law Offices of Anthony Carbone

Covers New Jersey criminal law, family law and personal injury law.

https://anthonycarbonepersonalinjurylawyer.com/blog/
  • Dec 11

    Did You Suffer a Fall Injury During This Weekend’s Snow?

    Did You Suffer a Fall Injury During This Weekend’s Snow?
    With some parts of New Jersey recording more than six inches of snow this past weekend and more snow in the forecast for the upcoming week, it’s a good time to discuss what you should do if you suffer “slip and fall” or…
  • Dec 8

    Does Your Juvenile Need Defense? Contact Attorney Carbone

    Does Your Juvenile Need Defense? Contact Attorney Carbone
    Did your child get into a fight that led to assault charges? This can be a serious matter, especially if you never dealt with the criminal legal system before. You may be worried about your child’s case and have fear about his or her…
  • Dec 7

    Special Employees and Workers’ Compensation: What You Need to Know

    Special Employees and Workers’ Compensation: What You Need to Know
    You might not realize it, but you could actually be considered a special employee. And, no, it has nothing to do with exemplary accolades from your employer. According to the legal definition, special employees are assigned by their bosses to…
Rank this Week: 1988

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 11

    Living Wills Are Guides for the Final Day

    Living Wills Are Guides for the Final Day
    These Documents Provide Terminal Guidance   We often think our last moments will be in a bed surrounded by loved ones. It is a very romantic picture, but it is not often the case. Instead, a dying or comatose person is surrounded by…
  • Dec 7

    Countrywide Works with Public Agencie

    Countrywide Works with Public Agencie
    Our Assistance Makes Dealing with Government Easy   The government can confuse people. Bureaucracies are both national, state, and local. You may have to deal with one and not the other two or, all three at the same time. The average…
  • Dec 5

    Take on College Loan Payments and Win!

    Take on College Loan Payments and Win!
    Expert Advice Makes It Easy   College loans have a time trap. Certain loan programs allow for a fixed period of time to get a degree. If a student’s time in school is accidentally prolonged due to being closed out of a class, it…
Rank this Week: 2830

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: 3378

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 10

    New Medicaid and VA Figures for 2018 #2018Medicaidnumber

    New Medicaid and VA Figures for 2018 #2018Medicaidnumber
           The cost of living adjustment for 2018 for many of the government programs that affect our clients’ lives has been announced so let’s go over those numbers.        For 2018, the…
  • Dec 3

    What Happens When a Reverse Mortgage Borrower Die

    What Happens When a Reverse Mortgage Borrower Die
           A home equity conversion mortgage, commonly known as a reverse mortgage, allows seniors to tap into the equity in their home.  Unlike a traditional mortgage, the borrower does not make ongoing monthly payments…
  • Nov 26

    How the Republican Tax Bill Might Affect Senior

    How the Republican Tax Bill Might Affect Senior
                    With the Republican Congress and President Trump determined to push thru their tax bill at warp speed, there has been much discussion about how it will…
Rank this Week: 2298

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/
  • Dec 10

    D.M v K.M AND COLLEGE EXPENSES IN A NJ DIVORCE

    D.M v K.M AND COLLEGE EXPENSES IN A NJ DIVORCE
    The growth of college expenses and tuition has far outpaced the growth of the average person’s wages. Student loan debt affects the majority of young college students today, and it is no surprise that parents want to help ease the…
  • Nov 12

    How to Help Your Children Through a Divorce

    How to Help Your Children Through a Divorce
    Divorce is never simple or easy. Maybe you wrestled with the decision for years before finally deciding to proceed with a divorce. Perhaps your former spouse made the decision for you. Maybe you and your partner chose to end things on…
  • Nov 6

    FILING FOR DIVORCE IN NJ

    FILING FOR DIVORCE IN NJ
    Getting divorced can be stressful, even in the most amicable situations. Before you proceed, it’s a good idea to get an idea of what to expect before you begin filing for divorce in NJ. You should, reach out to an experienced family law…
Rank this Week: 1933

New Jersey Criminal Defense…

New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Dec 10

    New Discovery Procedure in New York Does Not Go Far Enough

    New Discovery Procedure in New York Does Not Go Far Enough
    Discovery rules in criminal cases can vary greatly between jurisdictions.  New Jersey has some of the most liberal discovery rules in the nation.  It is common for discovery to be produced well before an indictment.  Further,…
  • Nov 9

    Consular Rights of Non-Citizen Criminal Defendant

    Consular Rights of Non-Citizen Criminal Defendant
    Given the current political climate, protecting the rights of non-citizen criminal defendants is certainly not a popular activity.  However, and as many judges and elected representatives have repeatedly stated, our judicial system…
  • Nov 1

    Holding Prosecutors Accountable for Wrongful Convictions – The Uphill Climb May be Getting Steeper

    Holding Prosecutors Accountable for Wrongful Convictions – The Uphill Climb May be Getting Steeper
    Prosecutors occupy a central role in our criminal justice system.  In every case, they choose the offenses the defendant will be charged with, present evidence to a grand jury to secure an indictment in a proceeding they control almost…
Rank this Week: 2352

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Dec 10

    Injured During Your Work-Related Travels? You May Be Eligible for Workers’ Comp Benefit

    Injured During Your Work-Related Travels? You May Be Eligible for Workers’ Comp Benefit
    A question that we often hear is whether workers’ compensation covers injuries sustained by individuals while driving to or from work. In the majority of these cases, our response is generally, “No.” An employer is typically…
  • Dec 9

    December 2017 – Reversals Big Story for Civil Justice

    December 2017 – Reversals Big Story for Civil Justice
    In 2017,  legislation has chipped away at America’s civil justice system.  From the rollback of restrictions on forced arbitration to passage of legislation that will weaken protections against medical malpractice and nursing…
  • Nov 27

    Wear and Tear Injuries in the Workplace: An Overview for Employee

    Wear and Tear Injuries in the Workplace: An Overview for Employee
    Many of New Jersey’s employees who suffer from WEAR and TEAR™ injuries assume – incorrectly – that they are not eligible for workers’ compensation benefits because their injuries developed gradually as opposed to…
Rank this Week: 2803

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 8

    New Jersey Lawsuits Allege Failure to Pay Overtime Wage

    New Jersey Lawsuits Allege Failure to Pay Overtime Wage
    Employment statutes at the federal and state levels require New Jersey employers to pay a minimum wage to their employees, and to pay overtime to many employees for work performed in excess of 40 hours per week. The federal Fair Labor…
  • Dec 4

    New York Court Rules on Overtime Pay for Home Care Worker

    New York Court Rules on Overtime Pay for Home Care Worker
    Overtime laws have many exceptions and exemptions, but even when an employee is indisputably entitled to overtime, disputes may also arise over what, precisely, constitutes “work time” for which the employee is owed compensation.…
  • Nov 16

    Court Ruling on Medical Marijuana Could Affect New Jersey Disability Discrimination Law

    Court Ruling on Medical Marijuana Could Affect New Jersey Disability Discrimination Law
    In 2009, the New Jersey Legislature authorized the possession and use of small amounts of marijuana for medical purposes with a doctor’s prescription. Federal law, however, still classifies marijuana as a controlled substance with no…
Rank this Week: 2831

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall.

https://www.newjerseydwilawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    Police Evidence in a New Jersey DWI

    Police Evidence in a New Jersey DWI
    Being charged with a DWI should never be taken lightly because it can have far-reaching consequences for almost every aspect of your life. If you or someone close to you has been charged with a DWI, it is important to seek the help of a…
  • Dec 1

    Over 20,000 New Jersey DWI Convictions May Have been Based on Faulty Alcotest

    Over 20,000 New Jersey DWI Convictions May Have been Based on Faulty Alcotest
    Being charged with a DWI is a daunting experience. If you have been arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) in New Jersey, you need to reach out to a skilled New Jersey DWI attorney without delay. A DWI conviction can negatively affect…
  • Nov 22

    New Jersey DWI with a Minor in the Car

    New Jersey DWI with a Minor in the Car
    Drunk driving is a serious charge, but it can be even more serious when you have a minor in the car. If you have been charged with a DWI while a minor was in the vehicle, it is important to discuss your case with a New Jersey DWI attorney who…
Rank this Week: 2231

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 7

    Is Title Insurance Really Necessary?

    Is Title Insurance Really Necessary?
    The short answer is: yes. To understand why you should have title insurance, you must first understand what “title” is.  When you purchase real estate, at the closing you receive “title” to the…
  • Nov 29

    Arbitration in Multi-Issue Construction Claim

    Arbitration in Multi-Issue Construction Claim
    Disputes over construction projects can be costly, time-consuming, complex and unpredictable endeavors.  Arbitration is a mechanism often used to avoid these pitfalls by many in New Jersey construction law.  Attorneys from our firm…
  • Nov 22

    Happy Thanksgiving From McLaughlin & Nardi, LLC

    Happy Thanksgiving From McLaughlin & Nardi, LLC
    As the holiday season creeps up on us, it’s good that we have the chance to reflect on what we are thankful for. Here at McLaughlin & Nardi we have much to be thankful for this year. First, we are thankful for you who give us the…
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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/
  • Dec 7

    “Dry Towns” in New Jersey Often Have the Most DWI Arrest

    “Dry Towns” in New Jersey Often Have the Most DWI Arrest
    New Jersey laws dealing with driving while intoxicated (DWI) are consistent throughout the state, meaning that prosecutors in each county in New Jersey must meet the same burden of proof to obtain a conviction. A review of municipalities…
  • Dec 2

    Alleged Mishandling of DWI Evidence by New Jersey Law Enforcement Official Could Affect Thousands of Case

    Alleged Mishandling of DWI Evidence by New Jersey Law Enforcement Official Could Affect Thousands of Case
    In order to convict someone of driving while intoxicated (DWI), New Jersey prosecutors must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the person was impaired by alcohol or drugs. State law allows police to collect breath samples to test blood…
  • Nov 30

    New Jersey Appellate Court Reverses DWI Conviction Based on Warrantless Blood Draw

    New Jersey Appellate Court Reverses DWI Conviction Based on Warrantless Blood Draw
    New Jersey’s driving while intoxicated (DWI) statute allows the state to prove that a defendant was impaired by alcohol with the results of blood alcohol content (BAC) testing. A BAC of 0.08 percent or higher creates a legal presumption…
Rank this Week: 3254

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Dec 7

    MEDIATE, ALLEVIATE, TRY NOT TO HATE…LESSONS LEARNED FROM 80s ICONS

    MEDIATE, ALLEVIATE, TRY NOT TO HATE…LESSONS LEARNED FROM 80s ICONS
    Ah, the 80s and MTV when bands still made music videos and we still cared to watch them.  Many of you may remember the video for the INXS song “Mediate” at the back end of the video for “Need You Tonight”, with…
  • Nov 21

    SETTLING YOUR CASE COMES WITH GREAT POWER AND GREAT RESPONSIBILITY

    SETTLING YOUR CASE COMES WITH GREAT POWER AND GREAT RESPONSIBILITY
    Amicably settling your divorce matter is almost always better than taking your chances at a trial before a trial judge who knows almost nothing about your life. Not only can settling save you substantial time and expense as compared to…
  • Sep 26

    This Agreement to Arbitrate Will Self-Destruct in 3…2…1…

    This Agreement to Arbitrate Will Self-Destruct in 3…2…1…
    Arbitration – essentially, a private trial in which the parties hire a fact-finder who serves in lieu of a judge – has become an increasingly common means of resolving family law disputes.  Although an arbitration may be…
Rank this Week: 4154

Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg Blog

Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg Blog

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

https://blog.finkrosnerershow-levenberg.com
  • Dec 6

    Keep a close eye on your loved one’s care in a nursing home

    Keep a close eye on your loved one’s care in a nursing home
    It almost goes without saying that if your loved one is admitted to a health care facility, somebody outside of the institution needs to immerse themselves in the treatment & care planning process, read the chart on an ongoing basis,…
  • Dec 6

    Eliminating the Medical Expense Deduction Will Harm People Who Are Chronically Ill

    Eliminating the Medical Expense Deduction Will Harm People Who Are Chronically Ill
    House and Senate Republicans have approved their plans to reform the tax code and are currently in a conference committee. The House legislation calls for ending the medical expense deduction (MED). This proposed change will cause major…
  • Oct 26

    A happy day in Guardianship Court: Restoration

    A happy day in Guardianship Court: Restoration
    Today I had the great fortune to participate in a case in which a person who has been under guardianship for six years had their capacity restored in full.  This kind of situation doesn’t often happen, but it’s really…
Rank this Week: 1409

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Phillips & Associates.

https://www.newjerseyemploymentlawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 2241

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey divorce and family law. By The Law Offices of Edward R. Weinstein.

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

    Can Child Support Be Waived By An Agreement In New Jersey?

    Can Child Support Be Waived By An Agreement In New Jersey?
    No. Child Support under New Jersey law is clear that child support is intended for the “child” and not the “parent.” Therefore, the lawyers at our law firm in East Brunswick, New Jersey understand that as the child…
  • Nov 7

    Does A History Of Domestic Violence Help Obtain a Restraining Order?

    Does A History Of Domestic Violence Help Obtain a Restraining Order?
    Yes. Once a Judge of the Family Part of the Superior Court of New Jersey finds that domestic violence happened on the day(s) in question, they shall then allow your lawyer to take testimony of any and all acts of domestic violence that have…
  • Nov 7

    Why Do Parents Have Alternating Weekends With Their Children?

    Why Do Parents Have Alternating Weekends With Their Children?
    First of all here in New Jersey, the child custody lawyers at our law firm understand that every child deserves to have weekend (i.e., “fun”) time with each parent, respectively. Furthermore, it is important for both parents,…
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Debt Relief Blog

Debt Relief Blog

Covers bankruptcy and other debt relief options, along with insights and commentary on student loans and other major regulatory updates. By the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg, PLLC .

http://www.goldenbergfirm.com/Debt-Relief-Blog.aspx
  • Dec 1

    Case Update: CFPB v. Weltman, Weinberg and Reis Co. LLP

    Case Update: CFPB v. Weltman, Weinberg and Reis Co. LLP
    In April 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) filed a lawsuit against Weltman, Weinberg and Reis regarding their pre-litigation debt collection practices. The suit alleges that Weltman, Weinberg and Reis Co. misled some…
  • Nov 20

    Beware of Debt Consolidation Companie

    Beware of Debt Consolidation Companie
    You’ve probably heard or seen advertisements featuring buzzword phrases such as “Don’t let credit card companies trick you into thinking you have to pay all your debt back!” and “Consolidate your debts into…
  • Nov 10

    Can I Declare Bankruptcy if I Don't Own Any Assets?

    Can I Declare Bankruptcy if I Don't Own Any Assets?
    We are occasionally approached by clients who aren’t sure of what they can do when they need to declare bankruptcy, but don’t own much in the way of property and assets. For starters, they have a high amount of debt, but to…
Rank this Week: 1772

Avoidance Action Update Blog

Avoidance Action Update Blog

By A Bayard, P.A. Covers preference actions, fraudulent transfers and everything else under the bankruptcy code's avoidance statutes.

http://avoidanceactionupdate.bayardlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1931

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/
  • Dec 1

    Family Part Court Rule Amendments 2017 – Part III

    Family Part Court Rule Amendments 2017 – Part III
    In the third and final blog post of this series, I will conclude my summary and discussion of the current 2017 Family Part Rule Amendments, including those of more general application. The cases of R.K.v.D.L., 434 N.J. Super. 113 (App.…
  • Nov 21

    Allocating Parenting Time With a Breastfeeding Child

    Allocating Parenting Time With a Breastfeeding Child
    More and more women are choosing to exclusively breastfeed given the reports as to the superior health benefits, not just physically but psychologically, of breast feeding.  Arranging parenting  time between divorced or separated…
  • Nov 13

    Appellate Division Upholds Trial Court’s Issuance of Final Restraining Order on Grounds of Harassment

    Appellate Division Upholds Trial Court’s Issuance of Final Restraining Order on Grounds of Harassment
    On November 8, 2017, the New Jersey Appellate Division issued the unpublished opinion in the domestic violence case of J.R. v. C.R. (A-4936-15) affirming the issuance of a final restraining order (FRO) entered against J.R. who was in a…
Rank this Week: 2483

New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

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

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    How a Strong Support Team Can Help You through Your Divorce

    How a Strong Support Team Can Help You through Your Divorce
    It is not uncommon for individuals going through divorce to be short-sighted and focus only on the immediate situation, which is to end their marriage. It’s a very emotional time for everyone involved and often decisions are made from…
  • Nov 15

    The ABC’s of Mediation – Part III: The Children

    The ABC’s of Mediation – Part III: The Children
    Attorney and Family and Divorce Mediator, Rosalyn A. Metzger, concludes her three-part article on the Mediation process with a discussion on how child-related issues can benefit from the process. To read the first two articles, see “The…
  • Nov 8

    The ABC’s of Mediation – Part II: Financial Issue

    The ABC’s of Mediation – Part II: Financial Issue
    This second article from attorney and mediator Rosalyn A. Metzger on Mediation focuses on how the process addresses financial issues involved in divorce. To read the first article, see “The ABC’s of Mediation – Part I: The…
Rank this Week: 1564

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/
  • Nov 30

    Can I Force A college To Release Transcripts To Another College In New Jersey?

    Can I Force A college To Release Transcripts To Another College In New Jersey?
    <h2>New Jersey Attorney Explains How Bankruptcy Can Force A College To Forward Transcripts to Another University. </h2> Immediately upon the filing of any bankruptcy case, in New Jersey, the Automatic Stay Provision of the…
  • May 5

    New Jersey EZ Pass Violations, Registration Suspension, Auto Impoundment and Bankruptcy

    New Jersey EZ Pass Violations, Registration Suspension, Auto Impoundment and Bankruptcy
    <h2>Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains How New Jersey EZ Pass Violations And The Threat Of Registration Suspension and Auto Impoundment is Handled in Bankruptcy.</h2> New Jersey residents may not realize that relatively minor EZ Pass…
  • Apr 28

    Common Reasons Why A New Jersey Chapter 7 Case Could Be Denied

    Common Reasons Why A New Jersey Chapter 7 Case Could Be Denied
    <h2>NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer Provides The Most Common Reasons Why A Chapter 7 Case May Be Denied.</h2> The denial or rejection of a NJ. chapter 7 bankruptcy case and/or the trustee unexpectedly selling a debtor’s property is…
Rank this Week: 3433

Kevin A. Pollock BLAWG

Kevin A. Pollock BLAWG

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

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

    Benefit of a Life Insurance Trust after the Repeal of NJ Estate Tax

    Benefit of a Life Insurance Trust after the Repeal of NJ Estate Tax
    As we get closer to the repeal of the New Jersey Estate Tax on January 1, 2018, it is important to remember that New Jersey has NOT gotten rid of its inheritance tax.  Accordingly, if you wish to leave money to brothers, sisters, nieces,…
  • Nov 9

    Change to Estate Tax Exemption Limit for 2018

    Change to Estate Tax Exemption Limit for 2018
    While the House and Senate are considering competing tax proposals, including a proposal to eliminate the federal estate tax, it is worth noting that the IRS has release Revenue Procedure 2017-58 which provides inflationary updates for a…
  • Nov 3

    Proposed Tax Policy By Republicans Would Enable Wealthy to Pass On A Massive Income Tax Deduction to Their Heirs Upon Death

    Proposed Tax Policy By Republicans Would Enable Wealthy to Pass On A Massive Income Tax Deduction to Their Heirs Upon Death
    As most of you know, I generally try to avoid political discussions and I really try to avoid commenting on proposed tax policy before it becomes law for the simple reason that most proposed law changes never get enacted.  However, I…
Rank this Week: 1557

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/
  • Nov 28

    Lay of the Land After TC Heartland

    Lay of the Land After TC Heartland
    By Joseph P. Boos and Kelly L. Hoffman The United States Supreme Court’s decision in TC Heartland jolted the IP law community by displacing long-standing Federal Circuit precedent and leaving... read more
  • Nov 20

    The USPTO Launches an Expanded Collaborative Search Pilot Program

    The USPTO Launches an Expanded Collaborative Search Pilot Program
    By Wesley T. McMichael and Jamie K. Unger THE COLLABORATIVE SEARCH PILOT PROGRAM  [1] In an attempt to expedite and promote the quality of patent application examination, the United States Patent... read more
  • Nov 8

    A Swift Lesson In Fair Use

    A Swift Lesson In Fair Use
    By Michael F. Snyder and Kelly L. Hoffman Every so often, intellectual property law leaps from the backrooms of scientific exploration, labs ripe with technological advancement, or the worn desks of learned... read more
Rank this Week: 1429

New Jersey Insurance Coverage…

New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation

By Eugene Killian, Jr.

http://www.newjerseyinsurancecoveragelitigation.com
  • Nov 27

    Can an insurance company be liable for bad faith in settling a liability suit?

    Can an insurance company be liable for bad faith in settling a liability suit?
    I like to think I’m pretty fair and impartial in these blog posts. I said that to a friend of mine in the defense bar who apparently reads my ramblings, though, and she laughed at me. I suppose I have a classic case of confirmation…
  • Oct 18

    Employment practices liability insurance and wage-and-hour claim

    Employment practices liability insurance and wage-and-hour claim
    When we started our law firm 22 years ago, a colleague gave me some very sage advice (which I guess came from bad experience):  Get your accounting straight from day one, and keep it straight.  To this day, whenever a fellow…
  • Oct 18

    Employment practices liability insurance and wage-and-hour claim

    Employment practices liability insurance and wage-and-hour claim
    When we started our law firm 22 years ago, a colleague gave me some very sage advice (which I guess came from bad experience):  Get your accounting straight from day one, and keep it straight.  To this day, whenever a fellow…
Rank this Week: 2348

New Jersey Employment Attorneys…

New Jersey Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mashel Law, L.L.C.

http://www.newjerseyemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1766