New Jersey Questions & Answers

Q: Cardealer wrote wrong make model and vin number on sale contract, now they want to change it because other car is more $

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Business Law, Contracts and Consumer Law for New Jersey on
Answered on May 27, 2017

No you can't demand the better car it was a mistake and the you have no right to it.
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Q: 341(a) Meeting of Creditors

3 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for New Jersey on
Answered on May 27, 2017

Every meeting depends on the trustee and the case. Your lawyer should have prepared you for this same as if you were testifying at a trial.
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Q: Can a commercial vehicle stop his truck at the end of an on ramp to a major highway? Route 78 to be exact.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for New Jersey on
Answered on May 27, 2017

To answer your question a lawyer would need to know the trucks reason for stopping.
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Q: NJ Parental Alienation Looking for counsel/parenting agreements that work for targeted parents in these type of cases.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for New Jersey on
Answered on May 26, 2017

You have to be more specific as to what context this is in. To properly answer your questions and address your concerns, the best way to handle this is by retaining an experienced matrimonial attorney. You need the best attorney you can afford, do not let geographic considerations be a factor in your choice of an attorney. Pick the best lawyer you can find and remember one rule: a good lawyer is generally never cheap, and a cheap lawyer is generally never good so don't choose based on price.
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Q: Can my legal guardian press charges on my boyfriend if i consented to incourse

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Juvenile Law for New Jersey on
Answered on May 25, 2017

The age of consent is 16 for sexual relations, but he can still be charged with endangering the welfare of a minor and there may be other possible charges.
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Q: I went thru attorney review and inspection already.The inspection did come up with a lot of concerns, some of which the

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

If you have an attorney, you need to direct this question to your attorney.
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Q: I am above 21 and my mother just received her green card. How long it is going to take for me to receive my green card?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New Jersey on
Answered on May 24, 2017

Has your mother filed for you yet? How did your mother get her green card? Was there a way to be included in your mother's case when you were under 21? Where do you live?

These are all important questions that need to be discussed in order to properly advise. However, generally speaking, unmarried children over 21 of permanent residents will take several years for the petition to become available. Consider speaking with an attorney to discuss your options.
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Q: My wife kicked me out, took all our money, both cars, all my clothes. Without my car I can not work. How is this legal?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for New Jersey on
Answered on May 24, 2017

You really need to have an immediate consultation with a qualified attorney specializing in family law. It looks like you need to file for divorce and contemporaneously file a motion for immediate relief, possession of your car, possibly a counsel fee advance, to address immediate parenting time and parenting issues... This is complicated. Borrow money if you have to. Talk to an attorney.
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Q: County board of Social Services is seeking Paternity, child support and medical coverage for my husbands stepson

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for New Jersey on
Answered on May 24, 2017

Maybe they suspect that he is the child's biological father? Who knows. If he is not the father of the child, then the paternity test should put an end to the issue.
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Q: Daughter is 11yo, her "father" hasn't done anything for her since 2yo. What is the easiest way to term his rights?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for New Jersey on
Answered on May 24, 2017

You should seek a consultation with an attorney who has experience with contested adoption cases. The biological father has parental rights, although he has not exercised them. He will either have to waive his rights in the proceeding, or it was move forward as a contested proceeding. If contested, the Court may assign a guardian ad litem for the child and an attorney for the biological father.
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Q: I was driving and used my signal to get over, an officer noticed and signaled me to slow down, she then asked me to stop

3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on May 24, 2017

If you file a complaint against the officer it will probably hurt your chances of reducing or elimiating the tickets you face. Get yourself a good lawyer as you need to save your license.
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Q: I have 3 children and they use to live with me, but now they live with there father in Sumter South Carolina,

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for New Jersey on
Answered on May 22, 2017

You will need to file a cross-application requesting parenting time. In your papers, you should try to address how to overcome the obstacles that your absence from the children's lives for three years will certainly bring to your ability to reconnect and effectively parent them. You should also propose a parenting plan that you believe will serve the best interests of the children. I am not clear from your question as to the correct Court where you will be making these requests. You should...
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Q: My husband is coming home from rehab but I still don't trust him to be alone with our kids, What can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for New Jersey on
Answered on May 22, 2017

I strongly recommend that you schedule a consultation with a qualified attorney whose main practice is in the area of family law. You are right that your husband can make an argument that he is now clean to try to counter your concerns. What the Court will do with competing stories will be largely driven by the manner in which your cases are presented. Your question suggests that there was a prior order of some kind, although it is not clear if that is the case. Not knowing if there was an...
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Q: Secured creditors in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy.

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for New Jersey on
Answered on May 22, 2017

It depends..You can try to move to lift the stay and take the property, but that is subject to liens. The Trustee will possibly try to sell the property, but that is if he/she thinks that they can cram down/compromise the liens, and turn a profit for themselves and the creditors. Also you have to look at the Petition and see if the Property is underwater, who else has liens, and did they try to exempt it out. All of these things make a difference. I suggest speaking with a bankruptcy...
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Q: Noncustodial parent has been having my daughter sleep at his short term girlfriend's house? What are my rights?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for New Jersey on
Answered on May 22, 2017

You are at least entitled to know, from him, where your child is when he is exercising parenting time. I believe that the first step in making sense out of the situation is trying to talk to him about the situation. If you cannot agree on a way that he will voluntarily keep you apprised of where your child is and the third parties who are spending time around your child, then you can address these issues in Court. You should note that if you file in Court to address custody/parenting issues,...
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Q: Question on completing schedules for corporate bankruptcy filing

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for New Jersey on
Answered on May 21, 2017

The portion that you own, which would be stated as such.
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Q: How soon can I have a custody agreement in place when it comes to supervised visitations?

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Family Law for New Jersey on
Answered on May 21, 2017

Each case is different. You did not state whether or not you are married or if there have been any previous Court Orders in place. You need to start with an in person consultation. To properly answer your questions and address your concerns, the best way to handle this is by retaining an experienced matrimonial attorney. You need the best attorney you can afford, do not let geographic considerations be a factor in your choice of an attorney. Pick the best lawyer you can find and remember one...
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Q: I'm a chha. My hours are over 40 each week. I'm not paid over time. What are the rules?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for New Jersey on
Answered on May 21, 2017

If the "agency" is the employer that pays you and weekly hours add up to over 40, you may be entitled to overtime pay for each work hour over 40. More information is needed including a description of your duties in each position and your rate of pay. Please feel free to contact me directly to review all facts.
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Q: I have applied H1 B and H4 extension together in premium processing but H1 got approved still H4 is in Received status.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New Jersey on
Answered on May 20, 2017

You are always better off retaining counsel, but you can certainly try on your own.Only an Immigration attorney has the expertise to properly fill out immigration forms and put together the right package of documents and other evidence to support the immigration benefits you are trying to obtain. However, especially in these turbulent times, you really need to retain an immigration attorney. This is not a do-it-yourself project! You should focus on retaining experienced immigration counsel,...
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Q: Q: I have applied H1 B and H4 extension together in premium processing but H1 got approved still H4 is in Received stat

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New Jersey on
Answered on May 20, 2017

Immigration is a very complex area of law. It is a lot more than merely filling out forms. You need to retain an immigration attorney to handle all immigration proceedings. This prevents errors that can sometimes prove costly and may even be irreversible. You should always seek to obtain the best attorney that you can afford and not let geographic restrictions stand in the way. Some immigration attorneys will charge a consultation fee, however those that do so, will give full credit if you...
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