Settlements and Awards For many parents going through a divorce and child custody decisions, child support can be a significant source of stress.  There are many factors to consider when determining the proper child support amount, however, these are complex factors that many attorneys take years of training to fully understand.  This area should not be a source of worry when you have a capable child support law firm on your side. Shared Income Model New Jersey family law uses the “Shared Income Model” in order to determine the amount of child support to award.  The Shared Income Model assumes that when two individuals have a child that both parents … Continued
Being charged with a crime is an overwhelming situation, especially if you do not have knowledge or experience in the criminal justice system.  Often, many defendants accept plea deals without understanding the constitutional rights they are waiving as a result.  Hiring an attorney experienced in DUIs is essential to protecting your case and maintaining your rights.  Here is what to expect at your first court date and how to prepare. The arraignment is the first appearance you will make for your DUI case.  There are a series of steps the judge will go through when you first appear.  Make sure when you appear on your case to dress professionally and … Continued
If you are a victim of domestic violence, it is possible to sue your attacker/abuser with the help of a domestic violence lawyer. The facts of the case will determine the amount of money a victim is awarded generally.  Each case is different, so it is wise to not base what you think you may recover on a case that is similar to your own. Here are some examples of abuse victims who were able to recover money on (actual cases that settled for more than $1 million): If you were filmed while you were unconscious or unaware of the recording while being sexually abused or assaulted. If you are … Continued
As of February 1, 2017, a change in the previous child support law was surprising for many parents and child support law firms.  Published in the New Jersey Statutes Annotated is the new Child Support Termination Law. This law allows child support to terminate without either parent asking the court to do so.   Until 2017, a parent would have to file a motion with the court asking the court to declare the child emancipated.  Emancipated means that the child has either reached the age of 18 or is completely independent of his or her parents and there is no longer a legal obligation for the parent to pay child … Continued
Contacting an experienced securities arbitration lawyer for security fraud information is the best way to understand if you have a security fraud case. Many people choose to invest in securities like stocks, bonds and mutual funds as this can help them when it comes to buying a new house or saving up for their retirement. Where investors choose to put their money is often recommended by their financial advisor, whose very role is to both advise and manage their clients’ investments in order to ensure that they are getting a good return on their money. Unfortunately, there are times when a financial advisor is not doing the job they are … Continued
Looking to hire the best real estate law firm in New Jersey? When it comes to dealing with real estate matters it is always a good idea to have a real estate lawyer on your side, especially when dealing with a particular real estate transaction that involves a lot of legal technical terms. A New Jersey real estate lawyer is someone who understands all of the real estate laws and regulations in New Jersey and can thus be very beneficial when it comes to making sure that all of your real estate transactions in New Jersey are handled both quickly and efficiently. Whether you are in need of commercial real … Continued
A New Jersey Municipal Court law firm handles both civil and criminal cases within the jurisdiction of the Municipal Courts. The jurisdiction of municipal courts in New Jersey is specified at N.J.S. 2B:12-17. These cases fall into four general categories: 1. Violations of a motor vehicle and traffic laws 2. Violations of municipal ordinances (local laws) 3. Minor Criminal offenses (More serious criminal offenses, known as indictable offenses, are sent to the County Prosecutor's office. The County Prosecutor decides whether to present the case to a Grand Jury or to return the case to the municipal court as a less serious offense (a downgrade)). 4. Violations of Fish and Game … Continued
There are several important situations in which a family law attorney is necessary in order to ensure that your rights are represented and that you don’t agree to orders that are not required.  Many litigants believe that they can manage a divorce situation or a child custody situation on their own. However, the countless number of forms, court rules, and orders that you may not understand, could create an overwhelming situation. Contentious Divorce Many couples realize that they are no longer in love, they have grown apart, or no longer want to be together and can discuss the situation amicably.  It is possible to print out forms from your county’s … Continued
Looking for an experienced Sea Girt municipal court law firm to take your case? If you have been recently charged with a local violation in the borough of Sea Girt it is definitely in your best interest to hire a local law firm to represent you in court. A local law firm is going to fully understand any and all of the local laws in Sea Girt, which means you are getting the best legal services possible in the Sea Girt area. A municipal court law firm is simply able to give you the strongest and best legal defense when it comes to protecting your rights when you are charged … Continued
Thinking about hiring a domestic violence lawyer because you have been charged with a domestic violence crime? Good idea and the sooner the better. The fact that many domestic violence charges can come with some serious legal consequences makes it essential for you to contact an experienced lawyer who can guide you through the legal process. While the topic of domestic violence tends to be a very serious and sensitive issue, it is necessary for you to fully discuss your domestic violence case with a lawyer in order to reap the best legal outcome. Letting an experienced domestic violence lawyer help you through this difficult time is essential for the … Continued