Questions Answered by H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.

Q: My mother divorced my stepfather prior to his death. Are my sister & I equal heir to his will. He had 3 biological kids.

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for New Jersey on
Answered on Mar 17, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
You definitely could be, an attorney would need to read the Will to tell you with any certainty.

Q: I was tricked into signing a 48 month merchant service agreement and overpriced terminal lease in march 2015.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation and Contracts for New Jersey on
Answered on Mar 13, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
Hire a good lawyer to see what can be done, your rights are generally contained in the contract you signed.

Q: Did I lose my public defender ?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Mar 11, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
Maybe you lost the public defender but if you did ask the judge for another chance.

Q: What are the consequences for my tickets

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on Mar 11, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
Depends on what you are charged (violation numbers) but your probably have a criminal complaint and some tickets. The criminal complaint which you would generally get base don your description would have the possibility of up to 180 days in jail, probation and fines, the worst being the criminal record as it can stay with you for life. Get yourself one of the free in office consultations that most of us criminal lawyers offer this way you can learn exactly what you are facing.

Q: I have business since 20 years in India. Now I want to setup a business in USA and apply for L1-A visa as a business own

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Business Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Mar 8, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
Good question, but if your looking to get an l1 you will need to do a lot more than just open a company in the US. First visit the US maybe on a tourist visa and while here setup an in office consultation and speak to an immigration lawyer who also knows business formation law.

Q: 3B:10-3 2016 is cited as in small estates (under $50,00)an asset can be transferred without going thru probate.

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for New Jersey on
Answered on Mar 8, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
You have not provided a question to answer only a statement.

Q: Is a driver or truck operator liable if an overhead service wire is knocked down over a public road?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on Mar 8, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
More information is need to be provided to answer your question properly however in general yes the operator would be liable. If ticketed I suggest that you hire a good lawyer.

Q: Please tell me what the Surcharge fine amount on a first DWI in NJ was in 1986? Under New Jersey Statute 17:29A-35.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for New Jersey on
Answered on Mar 7, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
I doubt anyone here would remember or even have the outdated books to tell you. I would think your best bet would be to call MVC if you had a surcharge from back in the day

Q: can someone with a felony charge be named a personal representative in a will

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for New Jersey on
Answered on Mar 7, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
Anyone could be named in a will the problem would be if the will requires a bond could they be able to get one.

Q: I’m trying to find out what New Jersey’s law is for fire trucks responding with emergency lights on but no Sirins

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Municipal Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Mar 6, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
3 Areas you can look at to start 1) the New Jersey Statutes, 2) the NJ administrative code and 3) your towns municipal ordinances.

Q: If a person gets into a car accident with a parked car, how long does the owner of the parked car have to file a suit?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for New Jersey on
Answered on Mar 5, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
More information would be needed, but generally its up to 2 years, but it can be shorter even up to only 90 days depending on who you hit. Speak to a lawyer so you know exactly how long you have, because if you wait too long you may lose the right to recovery any monetary damages.

Q: How can A failing to not see a faded painted median constitute careless driving??? No one was hurt

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on Mar 5, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
Unfortunately it may, it all depends on what the officer has to say about it. Take pictures with you to court, however the law states that you must always stay to the right so being in the center of a road is not allowed. If you want to have the best chance of winning I suggest hiring a good lawyer. Most traffic ticket lawyers offer a free in office consultation, I would suggest that you set one up.

Q: Can an auto loan that dad co signed go after his estate if signer is not paying monthly note? Monet is sitting in est

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for New Jersey on
Answered on Mar 4, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
Maybe, but yes you should be worried as the estate may be liable. An attorney would need to review the document to tell you for certain.

Q: where can i find the statue that tells me what domestic violence issues must be reported by institutions in NJ

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for New Jersey on
Answered on Mar 4, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
It could be either be in the New Jersey statutes or the New Jersey administrative code

Q: My wife called the cops on me for selling a gator can I get in trouble for this

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Mar 1, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
It is illegal to have an alligator in the State of NJ thus yes you can get in trouble. If charged get yourself a good criminal lawyer.

Q: I recently got the TPO dismissed. Does that mean I could get the summons dismissed too? I never committed a crime before

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Family Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Feb 28, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
A TRO has a much lower standard than a criminal charge. That being said many reason exist why a TRO could be dismissed where as those reasons have nothing to do and won't effect a criminal charge. Thus I suggest hiring a lawyer because if it doesn't get dismissed you may be looking at jail, probation, fines and a criminal record.

Q: My estranged sister was a beneficiary of our deceased father's life insurance. I am the executrix.

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for New Jersey on
Answered on Feb 27, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
I would suggest that you contact her to make sure she knows that it is waiting for her to claim.

Q: my boyfriend took my rental car keys while i was sleep am i responsible?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Feb 26, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
Unfortunately if you were covering for him that would be an obstruction charge and even possibly more. I would suggest that you setup one of the free in office consultations that most of us criminal lawyers offer. You can contact my office to setup one of these consultations at 1-800-9-RIGHTS or visit our website at www.getnotguilty.com. Many defenses exist to these charges which could keep you out of jail, but you need to take the first step and setup the free in office consultation.

Q: I got an improper passing ticket for going around into the shoulder after a semi truck was moving into my lane.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on Feb 26, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
You haven't asked a question but if you need to get no points, I suggest hiring a lawyer. Most of us traffic ticket lawyers offer a free in office consultation.

Q: Hi i have a question. If someone were to create a fake pregnancy ultrasound and a fake gender reveal letter presumed

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Feb 25, 2019
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
Much more information would be needed to answer the question starting with was any money transferred to this person, was the letter sent on April 1 etc, etc.

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