Driver Distraction Responsible for 1.4 Million Automobile Crashes in the Past Decade

Distracted driving is a serious problem throughout the nation for drivers of all ages as well as cyclists, pedestrians and everyone who shares the road.

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While Going Through a Divorce, Keep the Children in Mind

  Many people believe that a divorce has to be an all out war involving family members, friends and even the children choosing sides. They will wage battle after battle, and allow the anger and hostility to consume every aspect of their lives. Going through the New Jersey divorce process is a very stressful experience. … Continue reading While Going Through a Divorce, Keep the Children in Mind

What Happens to Assets and Debt in a Divorce?

  “What happens to our assets and debt when we get divorced?” This is a very common question I get asked by clients starting the New Jersey Divorce Process. Rightly so, couples are worried about the debt they have accrued on credit cards, a home equity line of credit, student loans and car loans. At … Continue reading What Happens to Assets and Debt in a Divorce?

How do You Find Out if Your Spouse is Hiding Assets

  Unfortunately, some spouses try to hide assets before or during a divorce to avoid having to share them with their soon-to-be ex spouse. However, divorcing spouses in New Jersey can use the power of “discovery,” to help them find hidden income and other assets. The first step in dividing assets during a divorce is … Continue reading How do You Find Out if Your Spouse is Hiding Assets

Why it’s Not a Good Idea to File Your Own Divorce

  Filing a New Jersey Divorce is a complex process. There are several details of your current and future life up for negotiation, forms to be filed with the court and eventually standing in front of and addressing a judge. Along the way there are several obstacles and loopholes to avoid. The courts call representing … Continue reading Why it’s Not a Good Idea to File Your Own Divorce

Creating a Successful Visitation Plan

When your divorce or separation includes children, one of the most important decisions you will need to make is how you will arrange time with your children. Your parenting plan, also known as custody or visitation, should revolve around the specific needs, challenges and opportunities of your family.   Whether or not you and your … Continue reading Creating a Successful Visitation Plan

Personal Injury and Parental Responsibility Laws

Many parents don’t realize that they can be held legally liable for the acts of their minor children. Almost every state has enacted some version of this kind of law, although the specifics vary, and it usually applies to both intentional and negligent acts committed by the child.   Parental Responsibility Laws Parental responsibility laws … Continue reading Personal Injury and Parental Responsibility Laws

Driver Distraction Responsible for 1.4 Million New Jersey Crashes in the Past Decade

Distracted driving is a serious problem throughout the nation for drivers of all ages as well as cyclists, pedestrians and everyone who shares the road. New Jersey’s Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman recently put the problem into perspective, saying more than one million crashes in the past decade involved a distraction of some kind. … Continue reading Driver Distraction Responsible for 1.4 Million New Jersey Crashes in the Past Decade

New Jersey Dog Bite Statutes

More than half the states make the dog owner liable if their dog causes an injury, whether or not the owner had reason to think their dog was dangerous. Although commonly called dog-bite statutes, many of these state laws cover all kinds of injuries inflicted by dogs, not only bites. The New Jersey Dog Bite … Continue reading New Jersey Dog Bite Statutes

New Jersey Personal Injury Guidelines

This article will attempt to answer some of your questions regarding the New Jersey laws that will affect your injury case, whether you are involved in an insurance company settlement or a personal injury lawsuit.   Time Limits for New Jersey Personal Injury Lawsuits The first, and most important rule to understand in any case, … Continue reading New Jersey Personal Injury Guidelines