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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for New Jersey on
Q: What can I do?

Car accident a year ago involving 3 cars. 1st car stopped because of debris on street. 2nd car hit her. Then 2nd car got hit by me. I only had to pay 2nd car for damages. Now over a year later the 2nd car is personally suing me. She is suing cause her husband I depressed. She never even mentions it... Read more »

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 27, 2021

More information is needed to properly answer your question, but in general when you get sued you should: Give the law suit to you insurance agent/company they should cover you for the accident if you were insured. If not you will need to hire your own lawyer to defend the case.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Q: One question is How do you think Mandatory Minimums eliminate personal bias from all parties?
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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 26, 2021

Sounds like a Law school or College question. If so, I would suggest that you look up the many reports that have been written on mandatory minimum sentencing.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: I'm trying to make a Dishonored check payment online no one answering phone suspended license after today help
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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 25, 2021

You can look for an email address on the courts webpage that many have online on the township website.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Q: Is the NJ TASC drug program still available? How should one apply ?

What’s the steps to go about applying ? Also do you need a lawyer? Are there other options?

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 23, 2021

Its generally it is a part of drug court as it is the evaluation part. That being said if you want to get drug court that means you have been charged with a crime and thus yes you need a lawyer to make sure you get the best result.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: Will a violation of 39:4-97.3 result in a point on my license?
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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 22, 2021

The Answer is it depends on what you consider points you can get both insurance eligibility points and points on your drivers license both are different. As for the motor vehicle points you only get points for a third offense of this statute.

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for New Jersey on
Q: I just slip and fell from my apartment building entrance,IM in so much pain now I’m in emergency
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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 18, 2021

Get Well and out of the hospital and speak with a good personal injury lawyer most of us lawyers offer a free in office consultation.

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1 Answer | Asked in Probate for New Jersey on
Q: How I do creditor claim against my ex husband probate estate if court was in NV, but he moved to NJ?
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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 18, 2021

A judgment in one state can be enforced in another.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Q: Can two prior felons who have been detained until trail be charged with 1 gun if one of them own up and pleads guilty?
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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 14, 2021

If one owns up to the gun the other persons lawyer may be able to convince the prosecutor to reduce or drop the charges especially if the case is weak. That being said one gun can be the possession of two people so they may be able to prove the case and may not care if one of the parties owns up... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: My bf was pulled over when he passed a double yellow line but he passed it because someone was double parked

How can I fight this in or court or what should I bring to the courts attention

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 11, 2021

You need to tell the judge exactly what you told us, but technically you are never supposed to cross that line. You may want to hire a lawyer to make sure you get the best defense most of us offer free in office consultations.

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2 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Employment Law and Workers' Compensation for New Jersey on
Q: Do I need Workers Compensation Insurance if I have no employees in the business, except myself?.

We are family consulting microbusiness, owned by my wife (she does not do work in this business). I feel Workers Compensation Insurance is useless for us, but dont want to pay fine for not having it.

Thank you

Gregory

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 3, 2021

Generally yes, but since we don't know anything about your business it would be impossible to give you a certain yes or no answer

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2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence and Family Law for New Jersey on
Q: I am seeking legal council regarding a complaint filed against me for child abuse which involves vawa act application

My ex is seeking a green card through filing a child abuse case against me. I am seeking legal counseling

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jan 27, 2021

Not so unusual, if you are being charged or investigated for a crime by the police or think you may soon be, hire a criminal lawyer. If you are merely seeking child custody or some other family law issue, hire a family law lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for New Jersey on
Q: Can my employer be held accountable for possibly infecting me with covid for not quaranting after international travel?

He did Not quarantine, and said he got a 24hr test done at a place I know does not offer that service. Only 2-4 days due to it being a public testing facility. Also a few people also became ill immediately after his arrival.

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jan 24, 2021

You can sue anyone, but can you prove that you got covid from him and not someone else such as when you wen to the supermarket for food. This would be the defense your employer would probably assert. Not that you shouldn't try and you may also be entitled to workers compensation insurance.... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Civil Litigation and Contracts for New Jersey on
Q: Found a property which has been abodoned in New Jersey: placed business logos on the property and have taken furniture.

Last sale listed in 2015, without an owner or realtor agent listing.

Claimed the property on Realtor.com.

What are the next steps I can take toward legal ownership of this property?

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jan 18, 2021

You can't just take furniture from a place because you feel its been abandoned it may not be. That can be a criminal offense. If your trying to get a property by adverse possession be careful as many people end up not getting the property but getting a criminal charge instead for such things... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for New Jersey on
Q: My friend sustained 3rd degree burns from spilling Dunkin Donuts coffee in a vehicle. Does she have a case?

Her friend was driving and braked hard after a deer jumped in front of the vehicle. Can she sue Dunkin Donuts and receive a settlement? Does she have a case? She has medical records and pictures of her burns. This occurred in New Jersey

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jan 6, 2021

A case exists, but its not an easy one in today's environment with all the warnings. By the way was the cup in a cup holder in the car if so an issue can also be made that the cup holder is defective.

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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for New Jersey on
Q: Someone hit my car and leave, but a person that saw the accident leave a note for me with the car description.

Can I use a anonymous note as a proof?

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Dec 31, 2020

That depends on a lot of information, but your best bet is to to go the police report the accident and give them the note to decide what to do with it.

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for New Jersey on
Q: collided with driver when backing out of parking spot. other driver was on wrong side of street. who is at fault.

although there was no lane marking, the other driver violated

NJ 39:4-82. Keeping to right

"Upon all highways of sufficient width, except upon one-way streets, the driver of a vehicle shall drive it on the right half of the roadway. He shall drive a vehicle as closely as... Read more »

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Dec 17, 2020

That is up to the judge, but 9.9 out of 10 times it will be the person backing up.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for New Jersey on
Q: My husband died and has grown son no will presen. His parents left him and his sister a home still not sold.

Died suddenly. Parents will says to decide equality with sister. Does surviving spouse entitled to estate of the inheritance once home is sold. House is in NJ. Spouse died and lived in Florida

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Dec 9, 2020

If your spouse lived and died in Florida, you need to speak to a Florida Lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for New Jersey on
Q: Is there a NJ statue that mentions excessive smoke and high flames from an outdoor fire pit.

The excessive smoke From neighbors fire pit filled our home causing my husband and myself physical distress He was unable to breathe and began wheezing I also experienced shortness of breath, headache and swollen watery eyes

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Nov 30, 2020

Check your local town nuisance laws in your townships local code.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for New Jersey on
Q: Driver hit parked car the police suspected it was distracted driving, but the report does not say that, should I hire
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Nov 30, 2020

If you got a ticket for an offense with points, I would suggest hiring a lawyer. Most of us traffic ticket lawyers offer a free in office consultation.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for New Jersey on
Q: Hello i am in an estate for a will. I just gave lawyer ssn dob, address and full name. What is this for. I am in NJ

I am a beneficiary

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Nov 23, 2020

The answer would depend on who you are in relation to the will. Are you an executor, beneficiary, trustee, guardian etc.

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