Can the father give up his rights prior to the child being born if both parties agree and mother does not need financial assistance of any kind? The parties are not married and are no longer in a relationship. The father has not been involved or shown any interest in being involved in the... Read more »
Without someone waiting to step into the father's shoes and adopt the child, the father cannot just walk away from his legal ties to the child or his obligation to pay child support. However, with the help of an attorney the parties can have a Consent Order prepared giving the mother sole...Read more »
Re: NJ Statute Title 9, Section 9:2-2 , which dictates "...have resided five years within its limits, they shall not be removed out of its jurisdiction against their own consent...". We've only lived here for 3+ years. She lived in NC for the first 6 years of her life, and I am now... Read more »
No one can be convicted until they plea guilty or a jury or judge finds them guilty. Sounds like the State's only witness is one that doesn't want to testify against you. In my opinion unless a police officer observed you with the weapon, the State doesn't have much a case. You and...Read more »
Absent an agreement in the Lease to the contrary, a Tenant is entitled to an award for damages upon breach of the Landlord duty to deliver possession and also has the right to terminate the Lease. Talk to an attorney. Question really boils down to are you willing to pay money for an attorney and if...Read more »
I was on the phone with car insurance when they had my girlfriend sign papers that I was unaware of. I asked for a copy of the papers and they told me they would email the papers to me. When I received the paperwork, my name was crossed out as owner and my girlfriends name was written in. On the... Read more »
Put simply, if someone signs a contract without the party’s consent, the party is not bound by that signature or document because the signature does not manifest the intent to be bound by it. Talk a lawyer about your transaction.
My Aunt passed in 2016 and her will was filed in the County of Monmouth, NJ. After her death, to my surprise, I learned from my cousin, she bequeathed me a lump sum cash legacy. My cousin, her son, is the executor and only other beneficiary named in will. My cousin has been telling me I had to wait... Read more »
Within 60 days of the date of probate, an executor is required to mail a written notice to all named beneficiaries stating that the will was probated, so the executor ran afoul of this requirement by your account of the matter. The deceased person’s spouse, heirs and next of kin also are entitled...Read more »
A grandparent whose will names grandchildren as beneficiaries can add a similar provision referring to future grandchildren. However, if part of that estate is real property the rule against perpetuity comes into play. Speak to a lawyer and work through an estate plan that fits your needs.
For every question, email or text I am billed. When I preformed his paralegal work in preparing my own case, I was charged for him reviewing common case law. I can't afford a new large retainer and his mistakes and lack of knowledge are costing me.
It is not uncommon for people to change lawyers in the course of their divorce proceedings. If you do not feel comfortable with your current lawyer perhaps that is what you need to do. Get a second opinion. However, the next attorney will bill for their time as well.
This license permits the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the licensed premises by the glass or other open container. The license also allows the sale of package goods for consumption off the licensed premises. These sales...Read more »
Both accidental injury or an occupational disease resulting from stressful working conditions may be compensable. Generally, the working conditions must be stressful; when viewed objectively, the stressful working conditions must be peculiar (not just common to everyone) to a particular work...Read more »
Depends on your structure. Were you formed as an GP, LP or LLP. If you were a general partner, then yes you may be on the hook. Get in touch with a Lawyer who knows business law. They will be able to look over your structure and governing documents to determine what your exposure is or isn't.
Your question is not so much legal and more so a business decision. Perhaps it will be Pro rata to the initial Capital contributions or investment of each stakeholder? Perhaps it will be structured where one partner or member putting up all the cash and the other partner contributing Sweat Equity?...Read more »
Your question is unanswerable in its current form. Unless your are getting quoted a flat fee for representation in the lawsuit it is impossible to say that it will cost $2500.00. What are you getting sued for? Are experts going to be required? How many parties are involved? Is it in federal court...Read more »
One would need more information to appropriately answer your question. How was this business entity formed? How did the silent partner become a partner; through a partnership agreement? What does the partnership agreement state about equipment? The Uniform Partnership Act says that property...Read more »
Under the New Jersey Workers' Compensation law you do not have the right to choose your doctor(s) for a workers' comp injury. Hence, the reason they call it authorized treatment. You can request to see someone else if you feel badly about the doctor you are scheduled to see or are...Read more »
I want to re-sell unofficial BTS clothing. BTS (Bangtan Seonyeondan) is a Korean Boy band. They are owned by the Korean record label Big Hit Entertainment, the copyright holding company. Big Hit succesfully copyrighted "BTS" in the US in April. I'm not worried about trademark... Read more »
The question is does BTS have a registered trademark in the United States? If so in what classes are they registered as a trademark in the United States? Absent that information, it's hard to give a good comprehensive answer. If they do have the trademark registered in the US then your...Read more »
personal mostly cc but a couple of bus and credit lines. Was served court papers for 1 already. How do I follow up with all this? I wanted to declare bankruptcy months ago, but I haven't had any income above what my immediate bills are.
You need a business lawyer to restructure outside of bankruptcy or a bankruptcy lawyer to help you file a bankruptcy petition to get the process started. Either of which is going to cost money, however after you hire an attorney to do either of these options I'm sure you will feel that it was...Read more »
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