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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New Jersey on
Q: Is it possible for a legal case to be postponed until further notice?

A friend of mine said they were accused of immigration marriage fraud but then suddenly

The case was postponed until further notice and they still have no details as to why or when they will be officially sentenced months later. I wanted to know if that’s really possible and if so what... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jul 18, 2021

Without significantly more information, it is not possible to answer your question.

1 Answer | Asked in Collections for New Jersey on
Q: who's responsible for towing bill plumber truck got stuck in my driveway was told about the driveway drove off it anyway
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jul 18, 2021

You are certainly not responsible and should not pay it.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New Jersey on
Q: I have a 29 year old son living with us,can I legally put him out?
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jul 18, 2021

There is an insufficient factual basis to answer your question.

2 Answers | Asked in Foreclosure, Real Estate Law and Tax Law on
Q: theres an abandoned house ive been looking at, can i just move in?

looks like no one have been their since the 1990s. Ive been going back to look at it for 6 years it hasn't been touched. Only info i can find is the lot number other than that i cant even find the official address

its located 1/12 hour out of town in a rural farming community

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jul 18, 2021

What makes you think you would have any right to move into any house just because a "looked at it for 6 years"? How could that possibly make legal sense?

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Arbitration / Mediation Law for New Jersey on
Q: How much alimony am I entitled to get?

My husband filed for divorce after marriage of 27 months.He filed for divorce in new jersey.He is 32 years old citizen.I am 27 years old green card holder.He earns 70k and I earn 20k annually. I am not having any usa educational degree. He brought house and car before marriage.

What can I... Read more »

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Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jul 16, 2021

These questions cannot be decided in a vacuum like this. You need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney to protect your interests in this matter. This is not a do-it-yourself project. You can "meet" your attorney by way of a secured video conference or in person. Remember, a good... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Domestic Violence for New Jersey on
Q: TRO violation (sent a harmless text) on a TRO gained on false pretenses

Prosecutor wants me to plea to 1 year probation, dna submission, mental and substance abuse evaluation, a fine, unable to bear arms or leave state during time of probation. My child’s father lied and was granted TRO giving him immediate temp custody of daughter. Before FRO hearing my child’s... Read more »

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Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jul 4, 2021

Unfortunately, you get what you paid for. The simple fact is you had an TRO in place, and violated it. I realize this does seem like a harsh punishment, but no one here knows the facts of your case. I strongly suggest that you find the money one way or another for an experienced criminal defense... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Securities Law and Stockbroker Fraud for New Jersey on
Q: Can an execution-only company operate without a broker license? Handling the execution of copying securities trades
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jun 23, 2021

There is no legal trading of any securities without a valid license for the appropriate security. If you do not have the right license for example to trade futures, and you do, then you have a serious problem. Don't do it!

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for New Jersey on
Q: Can bodyshop change terms of payment after work has begun then threaten to not release the vehicle into my possession?

May 20th 2021 I recieved, signed and sent back an authorization to repair form that the bodyshop had sent me. This document listed acceptable payment methods one of which was any "major credit card". Relationahip between bodyshop and I has gone down hill since then and around June 3rd... Read more »

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Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jun 19, 2021

I would file suit in New Jersey against the BMW dealer under the Consumer Fraud Act and obtain jurisdiction over the body shop in the New Jersey case, using the long-arm statute and the entire controversy doctrine. However, this type of case can only be taken on a retainer and hourly basis. The New... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Construction Law for New Jersey on
Q: If a contractor took my money but has not delivered or installed product, is there anything I can do?
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on May 30, 2021

Yes, there is a great deal you can do, by retaining an experienced civil litigation attorney. As someone who has successfully handled a significant number of these cases, I can make some statements with a very high degree of certainty, which is good news for you. It is extremely rare that any Home... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation, Contracts and Land Use & Zoning for New Jersey on
Q: What is my legality in a commercial lease building that I’m hosting events/production?

Is it legal for the owner to get in my business?

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on May 30, 2021

You need to take your lease to an experienced NJ civil litigation and contracts attorney, who can provide you with meaningful advice. You may need special licensing, insurance and permits as well. All this takes time, especially if you have a tight schedule. You did not mention what town you are... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Domestic Violence and Landlord - Tenant for New Jersey on
Q: When are personal effects considered abandoned in New Jersey? No lease in effect & housemate under a Perm RO for DV.

My sister in NJ allowed a disabled vet friend (at the time) to live in her house in exchange for help with upkeep of the premises, which he did not do as time passed. He gave her money towards his groceries. There was no written agreement and no lease.

Unknown to her at the time. he... Read more »

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Leonard R. Boyer answered on May 23, 2021

I would just call a junk removal company and have it removed. There is apparently no way for you to find him, so why leave your house at risk?

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Family Law for New Jersey on
Q: My ex wife has been receiving SSDI child support payments for the 4 children but I don't get credited for the payments
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on May 18, 2021

The needs of the children are significant enough that they receive SSDI, so why would you think that money meant for the children, should benefit you? That is not how things work in any State.

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1 Answer | Asked in Foreclosure and Landlord - Tenant for Wisconsin on
Q: I own a house with 7.4 acres. It just went into foreclosure. They gave me 6 months to pay 13,000 . Can I sell 3 acres?

I didn’t borrow this money.. My aunt and uncle did back in 2006 at 14% interest..He has passed.. I am the sole owner on the deed.I missed some payments..And instead of going after the borrower..The bank listed me as responsible for the loan and put my House into foreclosure.She was not even... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on May 8, 2021

You really need to retain an experienced WI mortgage foreclosure defense and bankruptcy attorney. Selling acreage may or may not be the best option. This is not legal advice, merely ideas and suggestions to discuss with a licensed WI attorney. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Q: NJDMV ISSUED MY DRIVERS LICENSE TO ANOTHER PERSON WHO GOT IT SUSPENDED. WHAT CAN I DO???
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on May 8, 2021

This does not make sense without knowing more facts. Getting any changes to a NJ driver's license is very difficult. Are you a N.J. resident who is temporarily in Alaska? More information is going to be needed to understand what is actually going on.

1 Answer | Asked in Foreclosure for New York on
Q: Can a Lis pendens cause a foreclosure auction if summons was not answered by seller in court ?
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Apr 16, 2021

A Lis Pendens is a notice to the public that the property is subject to a lawsuit. What you really need to do at this point is to obtain an experienced mortgage foreclosure defense and bankruptcy attorney to represent you. During this pandemic, you have a choice of either seeing your attorney in... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence for New Jersey on
Q: In NJ if a judge adjourns 60 days to get anger management. But I only need 4 hrs. Can my case be seen sooner?
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Apr 6, 2021

It is up to the Judge how much time in anger management you need. Are you represented by counsel? If not you need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney with extensive domestic violence trial experience. If you do not, you are making a very serious mistake.

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1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for New Jersey on
Q: In NJ how long does a spouse have to file for elective shares?

My father passed away and there was a prenup and his wife got nothing, it’s been almost 1 year since his passing and 7 months since the will was probated and I was made executor, she keeps asking me for things and if I don’t agree she threatens with these elective shares, is there a time limit... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Apr 1, 2021

No one can answer any questions about the "elective" shares, without reviewing them. If you were previously represented by counsel, then you need to contact that attorney. If not, you are going to need to retain counsel to resolve this matter. During this pandemic, you have a choice of... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Business Law and Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Q: If you personally guarantee a business loan and file bankruptcy, can the bank go after your house/primary residence?

I opened the doors to my s-corp in 2020 and due to covid I may have to file for bankruptcy. I have a great opportunity to buy a house now and don't know if the bank will go after my house for collateral. Should I wait to see what the business does or is it safe to buy a house prior to a... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Apr 1, 2021

I would never advise any client, ever to set up a Sub-Chapter S corporation. It offers no benefit to anyone other than the accountant who probably set it up for you. You need to have a strategy session with an experienced Bankruptcy attorney. You are not going to be able to purchase a new house at... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Consumer Law and Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Q: I am a victim of theft by deception $14K, i filed in township municipal court . is that the correct action.

2 desired outcomes i am looking for

- stop this crime from happening to others( looks like this contractor has already done this with many other homeowners in princeton, monroe,hillsborough,flemington,south brunswick )

- refund of my money

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Apr 1, 2021

This is a Civil case that must be filed in Superior Court, Law Division. As someone who has successfully handled a significant number of these cases, I can make some statements with a very high degree of certainty, which is good news for you. It is extremely rare that any Home Improvement... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Foreclosure and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: I am buying my home under a Land Contract. In 2018 I gave the Seller $41000 down on a home . The Purchase price

$132000. I have not maintained Insurance instead put in a ADT Security that call the fire dept if fire or theft. I have been late on some monthly payments. I have paid a total of $66000 so far. I am disabled. He is pursuing Foreclosure. What can I do??

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Mar 27, 2021

You need to retain an experienced KY mortgage foreclosure defense and bankruptcy attorney. Good luck. THIS IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE! YOU NEED TO SPEAK TO AN ATTORNEY WHO IS LICENSED IN YOUR STATE FOR LEGAL ADVICE. This is merely suggestions for you to think about in discussing your situation with the... Read more »

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