Questions Answered by Leonard R. Boyer

Q: My home was sold to Third Party at Sheriff Sale. He picked up the Deed and Title. How do I get him to record the Deed

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Foreclosure and Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Dec 13, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
You cannot force the issue. But you do need to file for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to eliminate any financial liability for the property. Chose the best Bankruptcy attorney that you can find.

Q: Confused over deadline to execute a NJ divorce settlement before alimony deduction ends- court approval?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for New Jersey on
Answered on Dec 13, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
You really need to have this document prepared by an experienced matrimonial attorney and the divorce completed prior to December 31, 2018. Trying to represent yourself in Court is a bad idea. Not only are you emotionally involved, but you are not a trained attorney. You do not know the Court Rules, Rules of Evidence, case law, nor are you trained how to handle a legal case, especially if litigation is involved. However, if you do not retain counsel, and the opposing party does have counsel,...

Q: Bankruptcy

4 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for New Jersey on
Answered on Dec 12, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
Yes, that makes it all the more urgent for you to file for Bankruptcy. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is not simply filling out forms. Trying to handle this matter yourself is not wise. You do not know the USBC, you do not know the local rules of Bankruptcy and if there was an adversary proceeding started against you, or an objection filed to your plan, you would be like a deer in the headlights. To properly answer your questions and address your concerns, the best way to handle this is with an in person...

Q: Looking to file chapter 7

4 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for New Jersey on
Answered on Dec 12, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
Yes you will be able to file for Bankruptcy, your income is not a problem at all. Do not let geographic restrictions get in the way of retaining the best attorney. Pick the best attorney you can find and remember one rule: a good attorney is generally never cheap, and a cheap attorney is generally never good so don't choose based on price.

Q: Divorcing a narcissist NJ. Is it difficult to get legal protection from constant slandering, verbal abuse & harassment?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Dec 11, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
No it is not hard at all. You need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney to handle this case in an aggressive professional fashion. Do not let geographic restrictions get in the way of retaining the best attorney. Pick the best attorney you can find and remember one rule: a good attorney is generally never cheap, and a cheap attorney is generally never good so don't choose based on price.

Q: Can I break my lease through constructive eviction.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Dec 10, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
You need to retain a landlord-tenant attorney for constructive eviction. This is not easily proven, but it does seem like you have a good chance of establishing that. Do not let geographic restrictions get in the way of retaining the best attorney. Pick the best attorney you can find and remember one rule: a good attorney is generally never cheap, and a cheap attorney is generally never good so don't choose based on price.

Q: I am in chapter 13 and paying my mortgage and back arrears !

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for New Jersey on
Answered on Dec 10, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
If you don't already have an experienced Chapter 13 attorney, then you need to get one. This is not the way to handle your case. You are NOT likely to get a refinance while in Bankruptcy and if the mortgage broker you spoke to told you that, then they are clueless or have some nefarious motivation. You need to seek a mortgage loan modification through the Bankruptcy Court's mortgage modification program, you are so far in over you head, you have no clue. Trying to represent yourself in Court...

Q: how do I find an answer to a question I asked

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for New Jersey on
Answered on Dec 8, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
Make things simple and just repeat the question.

Q: How can my retained lawfirm get all records of filings, hearings and court orders in my custody case?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Dec 8, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
That is completely absurd and obscene. Contact the NJ State Bar Ethics committee and report this. You should get a significant refund it not all of it. You really need a new law firm. The Court file if it is still in the local court can be copied at the Court by paying the Court the required fee per page. If the file is in the Court storage system in Trenton, it will take long to obtain, but it will not even cost $500.00 worst case scenario, unless transcripts of Court proceedings have to be...

Q: If a Real Estate Contract states a closing date on or before Oct. 15th, how many days can it be extended to?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Dec 8, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
That depends on what the parties to the contract are willing to agree to. 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 local attorney.

Q: What is my mother entitled from her father since she was only child?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for New Jersey on
Answered on Dec 8, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
Your mother would need to consult with an experienced Probate attorney in order to determine the answer.

Q: If a nonprofit corporation name has not been renewed, can someone else make a nonprofit corporation under the same name?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation for New Jersey on
Answered on Dec 8, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
Yes, they would be able to, but it is not likely. So, I suggest that you renew it now.

Q: I’m in the middle of an divorce. The apartment we live in lease end in 3 weeks and we going split. We have 3 kids

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for New Jersey on
Answered on Dec 8, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
To properly answer your questions and address your concerns, the best way to handle this is by retaining an experienced matrimonial attorney. You need the best attorney you can afford, do not let geographic considerations be a factor in your choice of an attorney. Pick the best lawyer you can find and remember one rule: a good lawyer is generally never cheap, and a cheap lawyer is generally never good so don't choose based on price.

Q: Retro Child Support in New Jersey

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for New Jersey on
Answered on Dec 8, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
There is no retroactive child support in NJ absent unpaid child support pursuant to a Court Order. Trying to represent yourself in any legal proceeding, especially a family matter is unwise, to put it charitably. You need an in person consultation with an experienced matrimonial attorney, who can review all previous legal proceedings and documents. Then the attorney will be able to advise you how to proceed. You need to ask yourself, can I afford not to have an attorney? Good luck.

Q: Do I have a case. Will an attorney consider my case as discrimination or mediation with my Employer

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Immigration Law for New York on
Answered on Dec 8, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
There is probably know way to "force" your employer to help you bring your spouse to US, nor keep you as an employee. You really need to retain an experienced immigration attorney to find out your other options. H1B is not a Visa that will enable you to have what you want and there is no legal basis for your to sue your employer for emotional distress. Trump administration guidelines for summoning legal and undocumented immigrants before an immigration judge to start deportation procedures will...

Q: Will consolidating student loans during a bankruptcy prevent discharge after a 341 meeting?

4 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for New York on
Answered on Dec 7, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
There is almost no way to discharge student loans in Bankruptcy, unless you have one foot in the grave and the other slipping in. The only exception is if it is not a regular student loan.

Q: Hello I am a student at William Paterson University I have a project where I have to interview a lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Tax Law and Communications Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Dec 5, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
This is not the purpose of this forum. Call an attorney during their business hours.

Q: "earned but unpaid wages received within 60 days of filing for bankruptcy"??

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for New York on
Answered on Dec 5, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is not simply filling out forms. Trying to handle this matter yourself is not wise. You do not know the USBC, you do not know the local rules of Bankruptcy and if there was an adversary proceeding started against you, or an objection filed to your plan, you would be like a deer in the headlights. To properly answer your questions and address your concerns, the best way to handle this is with an in person consultation with an experienced NY bankruptcy attorney. Use AVVO's...

Q: On a affidavit of consideration for use by seller and deed, does it also transfer the ownership and mortgage?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Dec 4, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
No it does not. You cannot transfer a mortgage. You really need to retain an experienced mortgage foreclosure defense attorney, because if you don't know what you are doing, you will trigger the mortgages due on sale clause. Do not let geographic restrictions get in the way of retaining the best attorney. Pick the best attorney you can find and remember one rule: a good attorney is generally never cheap, and a cheap attorney is generally never good so don't choose based on price.

Q: Does a statewide judgement get paid if someone gets money from a lawsuit ?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for New Jersey on
Answered on Dec 2, 2018
Leonard R. Boyer's answer
You need to have an experienced attorney docket the Judgment in Trenton. Then have an experienced matrimonial attorney file an enforcement motion. Pick the best lawyer you can find and remember one rule: a good lawyer is generally never cheap, and a cheap lawyer is generally never good so don't choose based on price.

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