You could use the Find-a-Lawyer tab above. You could search independently on your own online. You could check the resources of the New Jersey State Bar Association. A local library might be able to offer additional resources. Good luck
There was a city parade the next day -- Saturday -- so they towed me. They didnt charge me for the tow but mailed me a ticket. When I parked there the night before the parade -- Fri night -- no signs were posted. The next day, I stayed home all day, they towed me. They did not attempt to contact... Read more »
N.J.S.A. 54:5-86(b) allows public officer or tax collector to sign certification waiving two year waiting period for third party lienholder to foreclose and gets abandoned property foreclosed faster and returned to tax rolls. Tax lien foreclosure has strict rules...Read more »
I live in NJ. My landlord gave us notice that he will not be renewing our lease in January. It is a two family home and the landlord resides in the other unit. However, due to Covid we are a family of 4 with a one income household. Unfortunately we have no savings to just move out. Can we request... Read more »
Yes, do not vacate when requested. NJ does not recognize self help. The LL will be required to file an action in court for possession. Make sure you attend all court proceedings. If the court enters judgment for the LL, ask the court to stay the eviction proceedings. The court has the power to stay...Read more »
We divorced in 2013. House was underwater heading to foreclosure. Judge said my 4 kids and I could remain in home as long as I kept up with all bills. Ex had nothing to gain so he agreed. In those years I managed to gain equity in home and I'm ready to sell. I have already moved out and my... Read more »
If you or your spouse filed a divorce or custody complaint with the court system in NJ, the document would have a docket number on it next to the caption starting with FM- or FD- ____. That is your case number and whenever you file anything with the court system, you must reference that docket...Read more »
Good morning. I purchased a house in NJ back in 2001. My girlfriend, who lives with me gave me some funds at the time, but the house is in my name. She had a stroke back in 2017. She has been in three different nursing facilities in order to help her out. Now she is at home (with aides coming... Read more »
You purchased a home in your name in 2001. To help with that purchase, your girlfriend put up money as well, which money presumably you never paid back. In 2017, your girlfriend had a stroke and is disabled as a result and requires assistance. Initially, she was in and out of 3 separate longer term...Read more »
It’s very unlikely that the warrant would have been rescinded without being addressed. You should contact the court to find out how you might go about handling the warrant, and the original ticket (though if it’s trespassing, it’s probably not simply a ticket you can pay but a lower level...Read more »
We are not married but i have been the father to her child since she was 2. She has custody of her but if she passes before we get married i want to know what to do to keep her with me and her brother with my fiancé.
I think I understand your question to mean that you have been raising the child of your significant other for some time, and now you are facing a situation in which your significant other may pass away. Your question is highly complex, and a lot would depend on whether the other parent of the child...Read more »
He has been he hasn't even been to court for this. I've talk to few lawyer they want 3.ooo 4500 an 15000 I don't have any of this. I think he being charged wrong he was defending him self. But idk wasn't there. There is covic in the jail. It's really bad he can't get... Read more »
Tell him to request a public defender, he does not have to defend himself if he doesn't have the money to afford a lawyer. As for the case standing still unfortunately due to covid cases are moving much slower than prior to the pandemic.
If your son is indigent and cannot afford a lawyer, the court will appoint an attorney for him called the public defender. That being said he needs to tell this to the court that he does not have the money for an attorney.
As a general rule, life insurance proceeds payable to a named beneficiary are NOT included in the decedent's probate estate. The law presumes that the decedent meant what she said when she named you as the sole life insurance beneficiary. It is a very tough presumption to overcome. Your...Read more »
Yes the person can sue Walmart, one of the grounds could be for failing to provide adequate security, but a lawyer would need much more information to tell you if you had a "good suit" I suggest that you setup one of the free in office consultations that most of us lawyers offer for this...Read more »
Not legally and why would you want one. Bankruptcy is a very complex area of law and a significant number of things can go wrong in what you might consider a simple Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. Only licensed attorneys are licensed to practice law. Choosing a cheap attorney can often lead to expensive...Read more »
We had a company that was incorporated 12 years ago in NJ and we just got a notice of a big lawsuit that we were included in and they sent us a request to waive service of summons and a cash out settlement agreement. If there is no longer a company or bank account can we still be held liable for... Read more »
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