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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: What kind of ticket is Pennsylvania violation code for driving under code 1575a I don't understand what kind of ticket
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jan 27, 2022

Since this is a PA ticket you should repost your question under the Pennsylvania section instead of NJ

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Elder Law for New Jersey on
Q: Who legally is medical P.O.A. for my dying mother? No legal paperwork has been done. I'm oldest of 4 girls

Mother is now brain dead and end of life questions have arose. My 2nd sister is insisting she makes all choices, cause she lives closest. She has been telling doctors what to do next without speaking to any of us. Hospital will not even except my calls, cause 2nd sister has lied and said shes POA.... Read more »

Richard Diamond
Richard Diamond answered on Jan 26, 2022

I am terribly sorry to hear about your mother's condition and that you and your sister are fighting over how to handle your mother's current condition peacefully.

As to a power of attorney, I would be shocked (take a breath), if your sister was able to simply tell the hospital...
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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for New Jersey on
Q: i need a NJ W2 with full SSN (my copy is truncated). Will my employer give me one of the 4 for use if I return it?

I applied for my replacement SSN card (previously lost) and it should arrive in 14 days, but I need proof of SSN to get a new ID (also lost previously when I lost my wallet), and I need it ASAP for new job I was just offered. NJ DMV would not let me use older W2s which used to have my full SSN and... Read more »

Rhiannon Herbert
Rhiannon Herbert answered on Jan 26, 2022

If you worked for the employer you're seeking the W2 for at any point in 2021, then they are required to provide you with a W2 for the 2021 tax year by January 31, 2022. If you have not yet received it, you may receive it in the mail in the next few days. Regardless, you can reach out to your... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Q: If a lawyer fails to respond to your lawyer are voice mails with no response acceptable
Morris Leo Greb
Morris Leo Greb answered on Jan 25, 2022

Have a service which serves summonses, serve the other attorney with the correspondence.

1 Answer | Asked in Collections for New Jersey on
Q: Have a collection company harassing in ga.. Sterling associates saying I had a balance of open loan 7 years ago .

They sad I do t pay will issue a warrant for my arrest very threating what should I do

Morris Leo Greb
Morris Leo Greb answered on Jan 25, 2022

Any collection action letter from an adjustment bureau or credit collection agency must conform to the Fair Debt Collection Act. There may be sanctions imposed on the agency for noncompliance. You seek the advice of an attorney who has experience with debtors' rights.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for New Jersey on
Q: If a landlord said "don't make me evil" to a tenant could that be considered a threat?

I contacted my landlord about a plumbing issue in which he responded "I'm not a plumber. You break, you fix." I said "I didn't clog the toilet, there's been plumbing problems throughout the entire apartment and that the lease states otherwise." He responded with... Read more »

Morris Leo Greb
Morris Leo Greb answered on Jan 25, 2022

It all depends whether or not that is an improvement of his general demeanor!

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Q: I would like to take my sister's name off my property deed and set it as joint tenancy with my son with right of

Survivorship. This is in New Jersey.

Do I have to do 2 quit deed claims?

Or it is just one filing?

My sister is alive and willing to sign.

Morris Leo Greb
Morris Leo Greb answered on Jan 25, 2022

All that is needed is one deed with your sister named as the grantor (seller) and you and your son named as grantees (buyer). The deed can simply either name you and your son as joint tenants which has rights of survivorship or add a clause after the description that it is the intention of the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Medical Malpractice for New Jersey on
Q: My tenant is running an illegal medical spa out of my condo. Her rn license is suspended. She is injecting botox.
Morris Leo Greb
Morris Leo Greb answered on Jan 23, 2022

Send a notice to cease and desist in accordance with NJ statutory requirements. If you not familiar with the statutory requirements, consult with a local real estate attorney.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for New Jersey on
Q: What is the procedure when one business does something and it causes a 2nd PARTY to do damage to the pkaintiff..

Is it two separate cases or one?the hospital gave my PHI TO A person acting as POA AND IT WAS USED FOR ILLEGAL PURPOSE.

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jan 22, 2022

You really need to state a meaningful question without any abbreviations (which cannot be specifically identified.

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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for New Jersey on
Q: Hi, I took a personal loan from an acquaintance and was recently ordered to repay the amount in full through in court.

I have reached out to the lender to repay the loan in full, in exact accordance with the judgement/court order. However, the lender is not accepting payment. They are just not responding. Is there a point where the debt can be cancelled due to not accepting payment in full or refusing to comply... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jan 22, 2022

Debts just do not get magically canceled. If it is appropriate and cost-effective you should simply file for bankruptcy, but that cannot be determined here. The creditor is under no obligation to take payments, but will almost certainly serve you with an information subpoena. You can have a secure... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Q: What are the consequences for bomb threat in the state of new jersey
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jan 21, 2022

Jail Time, Community Service, etc. Just depends on how far you go ahead with the plans or threats as it could be as little as 3 to 5 years in jail or even more. If you are charged with said offense, speak with a lawyer ASAP.

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2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning for New Jersey on
Q: Does an executor of an estate receive any compensation for the time involved to clean out estate and handle all matters?

We Were informed that there may be a fee earned by the executor who has to do all of the physical work needed and expenses to clear out a home and handle legal fees.

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jan 20, 2022

Is there a will and does the will make any mention of whether or not the executor is to be compensated or not compensated? If not, then you need to look at the law of the state to see what it says as to compensation. If the executor incurs out of pocket expenses, then yes, I expect the executor... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Municipal Law for New Jersey on
Q: An officer couldn’t find my plante # and Vin # even when my registration active, he sent me to court!

Charging with fictitious plates even when it was active, is it legal or not?

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jan 20, 2022

Sure it is legal for him to give you this ticket. I would suggest that you consider hiring a lawyer if you are guilty of this offense. If not guilty you may be able to handle it on your own, but it still can be tricky.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Q: Hello we want to buy a property but he had a gap in middle for 2 or 3 months in his job

My husband worked as an IT lead from 2016 to 2020 june and started again in nov 2020 to may2021 and got another job in july2021 and still working there can we buy a property now or we have to show two years job

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jan 19, 2022

This is not a legal question, you have to contact various lenders. Good luck.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Q: If you are arrested the day after a search warrant expired can you get the case dismissed
James A. Abate
James A. Abate answered on Jan 19, 2022

Based on your description, no. A search warrant relates to the search, not the arrest. An arrest warrant is usually open ended and does not expire until executed.

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1 Answer | Asked in Trademark for New Jersey on
Q: change / transfer ownership of a trademark
Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp
Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp answered on Jan 19, 2022

Trademarks are "owned" as intangible property by the person or business using them in commerce to identify the source of the goods or services. If the trademark owner sells its business, the trademark rights are generally transferred to the buyer as "goodwill" along with the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Civil Litigation and Collections for New Jersey on
Q: Can a court levy my bank account without notification of any court case against me?

I currently live in FL. Previously lived in NJ. Noticed today that checking and savings accounts were levied. When I spoke to my bank, they said the superior court of NJ authorized this. I never received any notification of a pending court case against me. The address on my license and with the... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jan 18, 2022

Significiantly more information is required for a meaningful answer.

1 Answer | Asked in Land Use & Zoning and Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Q: I moved in my home and 1.4 acre of my land is being farmed by the previous owners family. What should I do to reclaim it

My house I bought sits on 4 acres. The seller inherited the land from his grandparents. My next door neighbor is the previous owners brother who owns an identical lot to mine. Behind my property is a planted field with corn by the previous owners uncle. The guy I bought it from used to let his... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jan 18, 2022

You need to retain an experienced local land use and zoning law. These are the type of cases, where you really need a politically connected attorney to accomplish anything. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for New Jersey on
Q: The neighbors dog comes over to my horse farm and terrorizes all my animals including fighting with my dogs.

Neighbors refuse to keep dog in their property

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jan 18, 2022

Contact the animal control officer and file a complaint.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for New Jersey on
Q: If the general equity court rules in favor of money judgement how does it get enforced? will this court enforce it?

Estimates have been provided to the court but no money judgement has been made yet. case has been going for 2 1/2 years now and now more damage has been done to property. Recently filed a motion which was scheduled to be heard 010722 but as of today, no ruling yet. Motion asked that the court... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jan 18, 2022

More facts are necessary for a more meaningful answer. The question is also not clear. If you do not know how to enforce a judgment, you are going to need to retain an experienced civil litigation attorney, if it is cost effective.

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