New Jersey Questions & Answers

Q: assoc filed lien against my property 2547.00 of which 1240.00 for assoc. and 70.00 late fees & 700 fine468 legal

1 Answer | Asked in Foreclosure, Collections and Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

What they can charge is based on the bylaws for the HOA and what a court would consider reasonable. You may want to bring a copy of the bylaws and the court paperwork to an attorney for review.
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Q: If I have been sued and die does the lawsuit continue to pursue my estate?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Probate for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

Unfortunately, Yes the people who are suing you will go after your estate, just because your dead does not mean that you did not die with assets.
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Q: can u be videotaped caught cheating W/O knowing and get posted on facebook? NJ

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Internet Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

The answer depends on where you were the video was taken and even then it is not a simple answer.
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Q: Do you need a permit to build a deck and take down a wall? Sellers claim no. And they claim the wall isn't load bearing

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Construction Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

Since you rightfully have trepidations, you should retain an architect of your own choosing to give you a written professional opinion as to this question, this way it won't matter what the seller tells you.
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Q: I need to remove a judgment lien on my car that was settled through bankruptcy. What statute should I use in my motion?

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

You actually need to file a motion in the bankruptcy court that the lien impairs the exemption. As your case is closed you need to reopen the case. This could cost $1500, plus filing fees. The lien survives bankruptcy if it is on your car title.
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Q: How do I get this will and the executor investigated

2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 23, 2017

You will need to contact an attorney in the jurisdiction where the probate is pending. Your residence does not allow a Florida lawyer to advise you. Best of Luck! Jennifer
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Q: What if the the accuser lied about the incident and the state picked up the case How do I prove my innocence?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 22, 2017

Your best defense is to get the best lawyer you can find. In general the better the lawyer you hire the better the result you will get but remember everything in law is fact dependent.
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Q: My son was injured in a car accident

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 20, 2017

New Jersey has a Dram Shop law in place as follows:

New Jersey's Dram Shop Law

Section 2A:22A-4 of the New Jersey Revised Statutes says that any person who has been injured by an intoxicated individual may seek damages from a vendor who served the alcohol if:

the intoxicated individual was "visibly intoxicated" when served, or

the vendor knew or reasonably should have known the person being served was a minor under age 21.

Dram Shop cases are extremely...
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Q: If re-sell clothing with a copyrighted name on it but that name is an Acronym, can i still get in trouble legally?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Copyright and Intellectual Property for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 20, 2017

If they have a registered trademark in the US on the acronym for the band, selling t-shirts with that TM would be infringement. You should ask for a license since you indicate they do not sell merchandise. Whether a "reseller" or with a website disclaimer, the business you describe would not be lawful. (Lyrics are covered by copyright, and the same considerations apply.)
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Q: is it legal to put hidden camera in store main area in nj without business owner permision ?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Copyright, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 20, 2017

They would need a warrant in most cases.
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Q: Do I need the Advisory Opinion for my J-1 visa?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 19, 2017

Nope. If it is that clear, you should be fine. If you are still worried, consider a consultation with an immigration attorney in your state.
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Q: I was married 1992 and lived in Pa. Left my ex and 4 kids n 2003.Moved to NJ 5 years ago. By Pa law I made my final

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 19, 2017

No. If the initial order was entered in PA, then PA law applies to the end date of the child support obligation. Also, there does not appear to be any basis for you to have an alimony obligation impressed on you now, after you did not pay alimony for 14 years. That said, you should probably bring any prior orders/agreements to an attorney specializing in Family Law to make sure you are not exposed to something unanticipated.
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Q: How can i ask the plantiff get a no contact order dropped so that my fiance the defendant be able to come back home

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 19, 2017

If you are the subject of the no contact order it would be a violation of the order for you to ask. In general it is up to the victim to do this on their own accord.
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Q: What is the minimum fine for criminal mischief as a disorderly persons offense in nj

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 18, 2017

For a criminal mischief charge in general the max is a thousand and the judge can can find anything under that and even wave the fine. The problem you may run into is that although the judge can wave the fine there are certain costs that are also associated with a criminal offense that cannot be waived.
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Q: not sure which lawyer to choose/subject. my business is being sued for non payment of a business loan & large cc debt

3 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation, Bankruptcy and Collections for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 18, 2017

You need to immediately retain an experienced bankruptcy attorney.That is the best and most cost effective way to handle this situation.
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Q: Can a NJ child support hearing set a monthly CS amount based on an income one no longer makes?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 18, 2017

It can happen under certain circumstances. Income can always be imputed to someone. Either parent may file a motion with the court to increase or reduce child support payments. The parent bringing the motion must be able to prove to the court that he or she has experienced changed circumstances (NJSA 2A:34-23, NJSA 5:6A). If the court determines the circumstances warrant a modification to support obligations, the New Jersey Child Support Guidelines will be used to calculate the new payment. A...
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Q: Already pay child support. Divorce settlement asks for more child support. Can I use the order that is in place already?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Divorce for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 17, 2017

No, the Order can be modified based on changed circumstances, it is now 2 years later. The cost of everything has gone up.
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Q: Is it legal to do real estate wholesale in new jersey?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 15, 2017

Although it is legal, you should have an attorney involved in every part of each and every transaction, including but not limited to setting up the right corporate structures.
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Q: If I park an inch over a driveway yellow line without blocking the owners drive way can I get a ticket

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 15, 2017

Yes you can get a ticket just like you can get a ticket if you go an inch over the stop line at a stop sign the question is will the cop be nice and give it to you or not
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Q: How can I prove that someone filed a false police report with false accusations that resulted in a TRO

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Jul 15, 2017

Everything would depend on the facts of the case your question is too broad for anyone to answer the person would need to know what the allegations are. I suggest you hire a good domestic violence lawyer to make sure that your Tro does not become an f r o.
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