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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Civil Litigation and Construction Law for New Jersey on
Q: What type of lawyer should I contact to handle a solar company? We have had damage done to our home due to water leaks.

They have been out 4 times already to try and fix the problem. We now have 3 rooms of ceiling damage. We want panels off, roof replaced and contract loan taken care of. They have not fixed or ceilings with water damage.

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Nov 30, 2022

You need to retain an experienced civil litigation attorney, who has substantial experience handling home improvement contractor cases that violate both the New Jersey Home Improvement Contractor Act and The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act. Although you would at all times be responsible for your own... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New Jersey on
Q: My car is out for repossession but im out of thecountry. Is been out for repossession for couple of month.

The car loaner know trying to find the money to pay it off. Will i have trouble coming back to the country?

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Nov 25, 2022

You will not have trouble coming back to the US, but you really need to retain an experienced bankruptcy attorney to save your vehicle. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law for New Jersey on
Q: Hello, I was wondering if I would be able to smoke weed in my car if it is off and parked on the curb next to my house
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Nov 25, 2022

Absolutely not. That is not legal in New Jersey. You need to do it in your garage if you have legally purchased the Marijuana. But if you are looking for trouble, which I presume you are not, then do not do it.

2 Answers | Asked in Foreclosure, Real Estate Law and Tax Law for New Jersey on
Q: My mortgage company (with escrow) did not pay my property taxes and property was sold at tax sale. What is my recourse?

My original loan provided paid taxes on both lots listed on the deed. A third party then bought my loan and in the escrow account they only paid taxes on one of the lots on my property. The other lot went unpaid for a year and then was sold at a tax sale.

I understand I have a redemption... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Nov 25, 2022

You need to retain an experienced civil litigation attorney to review all the documents and pleadings involved to determine what causes of action you have and against who. Good luck.

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2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law and Probate for New Jersey on
Q: Joint Tenancy between Parent & Child Parent dies Will has Child as Executor; Beneficiary 100%.Does will need Probate?

Parent and Child is on the Deed . Parent dies and left Will with Child as Executor and 100 Beneficiary. Is there any reason the Will would have to be probated ? Doesn’t the survivor assumes 100 percent of the property is Deeded to both?

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Nov 25, 2022

There is no way to avoid probate and you will have to have a new deed recorded. Whether or not there is a mortgage may raise additional issues. You really need to have a virtual or in-person consultation with an experienced attorney. Good luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Q: How can land be removed from the farmland preservation program in NJ. Can we sue? What are reasons to have it removed
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Nov 17, 2022

You are going to need to find a real estate litigation attorney, who specifically practices in that area of law. Use Justia to search for an appropriate attorney. Good luck.

2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning and Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Q: What happens if I die to the ownership of house?

My father wants to have my family (my spouse, 2 children and myself move into his home). We would sell our own home. He stated he will be adding my name to the deed. Not sure if it would be sole survivorship. In either situation, what would happen if I passed away? Would my children and spouse get... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Nov 12, 2022

This is a complex situation and the best way to handle this is with either an in-person strategy session with an attorney or a secure video conference with the attorney. With modern technology, you can meet with any attorney you choose without geographic constraints.

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1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation for New Jersey on
Q: what law allow us to form an llc in New jersey?
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Nov 6, 2022

New Jersey Uniform Limited Liability Company Act is the primary law that allows that. A Certificate of Formation must be filed by at least one person with authority to organize the LLC with the New Jersey Department of Revenue. The LLC is formed once the certificate is filed unless a deferred... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Civil Litigation and Small Claims for New Jersey on
Q: Notice to enforce litigants rights

I have a judgment against a contractor who refused to return deposit. I have already served information subpoena to defendants court appearance. Now, all of his court appearances are virtual. Defendant has not responded to information subpoena within time alotted. I filed notice to enforce... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Nov 5, 2022

You have to get a Judge to grant you permission to effectuate service by publication. But you risk the contractor being able to discharge the judgment in bankruptcy. If you cannot establish fraudulent conduct that is not dischargeable in bankruptcy then you have a real problem. There are too many... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support and Divorce for New Jersey on
Q: It states that the age of a child when the initial child support order is entered, is she used to calc CS. When is that?

Let me be more specific. My daughter was 11 when my husband filed divorce papers, but 12 when we negotiated and then were granted our divorce in court. Is that when one parent first files for divorce? Or when it is granted?

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Oct 29, 2022

Child support in New Jersey is based on the child support guidelines. Realistically, the age of the child can be considered but is rarely a factor. More information about your case (which is more than what anyone should publish online) is required. With modern technology, you can be represented by... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Contracts for New Jersey on
Q: How can a signature on a contract for a corporation be ambiguous?
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Oct 30, 2022

There are countless ways, but only a handwriting expert can tell for certain.

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3 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence, Criminal Law and Family Law for New Jersey on
Q: My xwife have field a complaine vs mother and a daughter cause they abused my daughter,what is the statutes or ordinanc

Court clerk asked her for a statutes or ordinance ???? What is it please.

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Oct 30, 2022

The Clerk cannot expect you to know the statute, talk to a police officer or have one call the Garfield Municipal Court Judge and if it is appropriate ask for the issuance of a TRO, commonly known as a Temporary Domestic Violence Act restraining order. You are going to need a matrimonial attorney... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Business Law and Civil Litigation for New Jersey on
Q: Can I reopen a post judgment divorce and represent myself? I believe that I can but, what if any are the consequence's?

A few weeks ago I posted here regarding reopening my divorce post judgement due to fraud. I indicated that I do not have the funds to hire an attorney and was seeking help pro bono. I realize the cost associated with the complexity of this case, and I am willing to help in any way that I can to... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Oct 25, 2022

Trying to represent yourself in a divorce or post-divorce matter is unwise since you are emotionally involved and not a trained attorney. There has to be a valid reason for reopening a divorce. This is going to be an expensive case and a hard burden to meet. People want to litigate very often,... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Internet Law and Libel & Slander for New Jersey on
Q: If you post an opinion on social media can it be slanderous

I posted a statue on social media with a disclaimer “in my opinion “ and now an attorney says it is slander because I misinterpreted the statue. And discredited his work on a filed Resolution

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Oct 23, 2022

Social media is not a magic shield against slander or libel. Your opinion means nothing, it is the opinion of a Judge that matters if you are sued. By the way, this forum is monitored by law enforcement, so that may actually make this worse. You need to try to mitigate your damages by taking down... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New Jersey on
Q: My vehicle was towed after a wreck and I was told I may not retrieve my belongings until it is paid for is that correct?
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Sep 7, 2022

No that is correct at all. Call the police if this problem persists.

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for New Jersey on
Q: Hello can anyone provide case law that helps a parent with full custody of a 19 yr old child going to FL university

Campus but frequently comes back home 1 hr away for medical, dental etc.

Opposition wants to emancipate the child and reduce child support.

Any NJ case law on that since that’s where its being heard that can help me support my child and my case or does case law not matter on the... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Sep 7, 2022

This forum is not for free legal research. You really need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney to represent your interests in this case.

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3 Answers | Asked in Trademark for New Jersey on
Q: Do they have any legal standing on the trademark infringement?

I received a letter regarding trademark infringement for a product that i have been selling for years with the same product name, i noticed that the trademark was filed recently although the company that sent the letter claims they have been using the name for years

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Sep 7, 2022

An in person consultation and a complete review of all relevant documents needs to be reviewed. This is not going to be a free consultation. This matter is serious and cannot be ignored. With modern technology, you can be represented by any high-quality attorney in New Jersey irrespective of... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for New Jersey on
Q: Greetings, Would like to obtain information re family laws concerning non-marriage co-parenting arrangements. Thanks!
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Sep 7, 2022

You really need to have a consultation with an experienced matrimonial attorney to completely access your situation and provide legal advice and guidance. With modern technology, you can be represented by any high-quality attorney in New Jersey irrespective of geography.

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Foreclosure and Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Q: I was awarded my home in the divorce. I had 60 days to refinance the balance on the mortgage. My ex was to facilitate

That 60 was extended indefinitely until I could close. He signed that agreement. He now sold home to an investor who has been harassing me to get out. Ex got a Judge to agree to throw me out a 66 year old severely disabled person. no eviction/ejection or any requests to vacate have been properly... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Aug 20, 2022

Due to your financial problems, contact New Jersey Legal Services for an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for New Jersey on
Q: is a lien holder responsible to pay abandoned property fees on a property they currently hold a lien on?

if not, can the town put the fees on the account as special charges

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
answered on Aug 20, 2022

There is no clear cut answer to your question.

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