New Jersey Questions & Answers

Q: Are all investment accounts like 401Ks and IRAs subject to being taxed to people I've willed them to, even if I have

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 19, 2017

You have NOT paid tax on traditional IRAs or 401(k)s by definition. You don't pay tax on them until you remove the money from them which you have to start doing at a specific age if you haven't already begun to do so.

This 'withdrawal' requirement is because the government allows you to DEFER paying taxes, but they want you to pay them eventually. If YOU don't withdraw all the money before you die, you may list people as beneficiaries and then THEY have to pay the tax as they withdraw...
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Q: I didn't sign month-to-month after annual lease expired, landlord sent letter to terminate & show apt. w/ 24 hrs notice.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 19, 2017

If your landlord properly served you with a valid notice to cease making your late payments, and despite the notice you continued to make such payments late, yes, she has the right to ask you to leave. That is accomplished by sending you a notice to quit.

If the notice to cease wasn't sent, or was not properly sent, or other intervening actions occurred, it's possible you may be able to stay.

As far as showing the apartment, the landlord's access to the apartment is defined by...
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Q: How it's possible my previous company to file application for US patent (Pub.number: 20140207500) without my consent?

1 Answer | Asked in Intellectual Property for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 19, 2017

Answer: The application (publication no. 20140207500) is a continuation of the prior patent application (no. 11/502,361), which in turn claims priority from a provisional application (no. 60/707,146).

Because a continuation is not a "new" invention, no additional declaration or oath from the inventor is required. The company may have had difficulties securing the claims it wanted in the first round of examination, and is now seeking different (broader) claims in a continuing...
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Q: I've recently found out that I have a an active bench warrant from 2 years ago how do I go about handling it?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 19, 2017

You go down to the court with cash to pay the bench warrant. Best with a lawyer but that is costly
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Q: Have parking tickets that over 10 yrs old are those tickets dismissed or do they still count against me?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 19, 2017

allowing parking tickets to pile up in the state of New Jersey can lead to the towing of your vehicle or a boot on your wheel. In the event that you choose to continuously not pay for these parking citations, you may even have a warrant for your arrest created.
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Q: questions regarding NJ Business license

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 19, 2017

A business registration certificate is completely different.
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Q: Client refuses to pay me, emails solidifying work agreement & project scope, payment terms for a 3-month contract.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Contracts for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 19, 2017

You need to retain counsel to handle this matter. Do not say anything to this person and print out and bring everything to an attorney, who can advise you. No contract should be drafted by anyone other than a licensed attorney. The money you spend having an attorney draft a contract will save you many times the cost if there is a problem. Good luck.
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Q: Paid traffic ticket on line and now have received a suspension letter from MV This is a mistake what can I do

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 18, 2017

You can fight the suspension as the letter states or have a lawyer do it for you but you will need to support you arguments with the facts and legal reasoning.
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Q: My neighbor 2 yrs ago took down all but 2 sections of a deplorable fence that is on our shared boundary line.

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 18, 2017

If the fence is right on the property line, then generally, she also had no right to take the down fence two years ago without your permission.

That may give you the leverage you need. However, the easier answer may for you to just put up your own fence on your property, and hide her fence.
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Q: Connecticut vs NJ employment law

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 18, 2017

As a general proposition, the employee-employer relationship would be governed by the laws of the state where you are employed. Thus, if the majority of your work was performed out of your home in New Jersey, then New Jersey law would apply. However, an employer can control which state's law applies to the employee-employer relationship. If there is an agreement by contract or some other written document that provides for some other state's law to apply, it is possible that Connecticut law...
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Q: We purchased a a flipped, bank owned home, and found out later that it seemed the sellers hid many problems.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 18, 2017

If a seller purposefully hid and misrepresented known material issues to you, you may have recourse.

You should see the attorney that represented you in the purchase, and review the home inspection report with the attorney.

Disclaimer: The provided information is for informational purposes only. This should not be construed as the providing of legal advice, since facts and circumstances of each matter can affect the correctness of this advice. An attorney should be contacted...
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Q: Is homelessness a good reason to request a stay

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Foreclosure and Landlord - Tenant for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 17, 2017

You can certainly try, but the facts and circumstances of your situation, which you do not disclose will also be relevant to any decision. Good luck.
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Q: Can someone else sign as seller for me on a real estate transaction in New Jersey if I am unavailable?

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 17, 2017

Apparently you have the ability to Email, as established by your posting this question, so what would prevent you from now acting on your own behalf?
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Q: I opened a business with a silent partner. All paper work is in my name. He bought acouple of the equipment we use.

2 Answers | Asked in Business Formation and Business Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 17, 2017

Maybe it would depend on the terms of your operation agreement which I hope you have.
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Q: Follow up to failure to signal ticket where it has been month and they still cant find ticket and ticket still not in

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 16, 2017

As far as I know, that technically does not exist, but if and when you go to court, you can raise that to the prosecutor and use it to mitigate the offense penalty.
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Q: Yes i recieved a failure to signal ticket it has been a month ive called the court ive tried to pay online there is no

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 16, 2017

No break if you got the ticket. Unfortunately it will show up we just don't know when.
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Q: If a cop stop in front of my car, which was already parked,and the keys not in the car can I get a suspended license tic

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 15, 2017

Yes you can get the ticket but the state would have to prove either you operated it or intended to operate it.
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Q: My car was damage as a result of falling off lift in a shop we were inside bay i am shaken up help

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 15, 2017

The shop should take car of the damage to your car. I doubt you really have a psychological injury claim, but speak with a top notch PI counsel. Also report the accident to your carrier
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Q: My ex-husband has not payed his contribution for my daughters tuition. Can I take him to court on my own?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Child Support for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 15, 2017

Hello and thanks for the question! Sorry, I know that this can be really frustrating, especially when you are the parent paying out-of-pocket. I'll do my best to give you some general guidance, here, but a bit more information would be needed for really specific advice.

You are absolutely free to file papers with the court seeking that your ex provide his share of your child's tuition. You are not required to have an attorney represent you. But, please know that motion practice in New...
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Q: i currently live in NJ with my son, my whole family lives 45 mins away in PA, can I move back to PA?

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 15, 2017

You need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney, to bring a Motion before the Court to obtain an Order which will allow you to move to PA. This can be decided by the Court on just a motion, or a full plenary hearing will be required. 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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