New Jersey Questions & Answers

Q: any pro bono or CHEAP custody lawyers in Camden County???

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 18, 2017

Even if you found an attorney, willing to work for free, you won't be able to get the expert medical testimony for free.
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Q: In NJ few weeks back I was caught stealing an item worth $35. I am on H4 for last 9 years. Impact on I-485 adj?

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 18, 2017

Yes it will have a very bad effect on your adjustment of status, I hope you have an excellent shoplifting lawyer on your side.
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Q: Will it give me points or raise my insurance if just pay it online

3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 18, 2017

No, you should not have points placed on your license. Not sure about insurance but I do not think so..

Here is the text of the statute you cited

Justia US Law US Codes and Statutes New Jersey Revised Statutes 2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes Title 39 - Motor Vehicles And Traffic Regulation Section 39:4-56.6 - Abandonment Of Vehicle On Private Property; Removal By Owner Of Property; Costs; Sale Of Vehicle.

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Q: 2C:52-11B(1) charges amended question

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 18, 2017

What you did and what you have been convicted of are two different questions and yes you may have shoplifted but the law will look at it as a conviction for loitering. That being said with an expungment the general public will not see anything from the date of the expungment except what may be online in public postings on the internet, newspapers, private databases etc.
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Q: A home that I was on deed and in process of putting my name on mortgage my lawyer did not file proper papers house sold

2 Answers | Asked in Foreclosure for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 18, 2017

You should talk with an attorney as soon as possible that understands foreclosure law and bankruptcy. You may be able to redeem your home, but your time is limited.
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Q: Is it illegal for a teacher to ask you a question that you dont want to answer and they force you?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 18, 2017

More information is necessary to provide you with a meaningful answer.
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Q: What are some things I can do to help my case on relocating out of state with my child?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 18, 2017

The best thing you can do is retain an experienced matrimonial attorney. Trying to represent yourself in any legal proceeding, especially a divorce matter is unwise, to put it charitably. You need an in person consultation with an experienced matrimonial attorney, who can review all previous legal proceedings and documents. Then the attorney will be able to advise you how to proceed. You need to ask yourself, can I afford not to have an attorney? Good luck.
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Q: I have a workplace violence against me at work that happen in 2012/13 and they are investigating it 4/17 can I fight it

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 18, 2017

It depends who is investigating and for what. If your job is investigating it depends on their regulations. If law enforcement is investigating it depends on the charge. Simple Assault has a 1 year statute of limitations. Aggravated assault has a 5 year SOL.
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Q: 2C:52-11B(1) charges amended question. PLEASE ANSWER IF YOU CAN. THANK YOU!

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Employment Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 18, 2017

2C:52-11 is in the expungement section. You were likely charged with 2C:20-11, shoplifting. The loitering is not a theft charge and as an ordinance is rarely seen on the CCH, the official record normally checked by employers, anyway. The problem is that the original charge is still on there and it is a theft offense. You can expunge the record two years after your sentence is over, on an ordinance normally when the fines are paid. But why did you plead to anything? The video would certainly...
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Q: My son uses a school bus. It takes 1.5hr to get home. What is max amount of time?

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 17, 2017

No there are not. As long as in district and district provided, sometimes they take longer than we would like
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Q: Can I go on a business trip out of U.S. and re-enter U.S. on OPT? How long can I be out to re-enter?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 16, 2017

Your OPT is part of your F-1 status. If your F-1 visa is still valid, and you can show that you are re-entering the US to continue your OPT, then traveling abroad for business should not prevent you from doing so.
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Q: MD doesn't recognize points for an out of state traffic violation. If I switch my license to NJ will the points show up?

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

Best to ask this question to your insurance company as they determine rates and what they will charge you. As for points all out of state violations reported to NJ are charged as 2 points on your license.
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Q: my husband file for divorce , I just got notified . we have one child in common , also he's not paying for child support

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 16, 2017

Assuming you are awarded primary custody of the child, the court will run the child support guideline in order to determine how much you should be receiving for the child.

I'm not really sure why you mentioned the assault incident? I'm assuming you filed a TRO. And you will have a separate hearing for that. The outcome of that hearing can affects child custody (which in turn can affect child support).
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Q: Can I file for emergency custody in New Jersey if my child is a resident of Missouri?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 16, 2017

Hello and thanks for your question. I'm sorry you and your child are going through this very difficult situation. I strongly suggest you go and talk with a family law attorney because more details about your family and your existing court orders is necessary in order to give you specific advice.

Generally speaking, a court in New Jersey can take emergency jurisdiction if the child needs immediate protection from threatened or actual mistreatment or abuse. This certainly may be the case...
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Q: What business structure is right for us? What state should we form in? Is our initial approach sound?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

A good business lawyer would need to know much more information to give you the correct answer. I suggest you setup a consultation with one (lawyers charge for time and advise) and expect to pay a at least a few hundred dollars. But that small fee could save you thousands later on. Just for your interest many people set up corporations and LLC's themselves later to find out they did it wrong or should have done something differently in an operating agreement. Don't be penny wise and dollar...
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Q: Harassment Charge. 2c:33-4

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

You would need to petition the Superior Court to expunge your arrest record. While you say "i was never arrested", the appearance of a charge is synonymous with an arrest.
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Q: How can I have my daughter's father's parental rights terminated?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

Hello and thanks for asking your question. I'm sorry-this is an incredibly frustrating situation for any parent having to deal with this, and, unfortunately, you are not alone. This situation is all too common and many parents are left to throw up their hands.

The bad news is this: you cannot have his parental rights terminated. A court, usually at the request of DYFS (now DCPP), has to be the one to terminate parental rights, and being an irresponsible parent is simply not grounds for...
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Q: How can i get return custody of my kids from dcpp if there not adopted yet, even though my right were taken ayear ago ??

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Appeals / Appellate Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

Hello, and so very sorry to hear about all that you have gone through. Having your parental rights terminated is devastating to parents without question. You can challenge the decision to terminate your parental rights in court. It's technically called a 4:50 motion and in your court papers and when you speak with the judge, you are asking him or her to reverse the termination of your rights in hopes of getting custody of your kids back.

I'm not going to sugar coat it: it is not an...
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Q: my ex and i got into a mutual fight in nj. i told them i did not what to press charges, he got charged with assault.

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

Talk to his New Jersey attorney. In general once you call the police you become a witness and they assess both sides of the story and decide to charge accordingly. As you are not the party that charged him you do not have the power to withdraw the charges. If you tell his attorney you don't want to proceed and make it clear to the prosecutor that you dont want to proceed, they may decide its not worth trying. They also might try the case either way. You should even consider having your own...
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Q: Is it true that after 30 days, a police officer cannot write you a ticket for an offense ? My situation is tricky.

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

The statute of limitations for most tickets if 30 days, BUT some tickets have a longer SOL, thus best to pay the ticket and send a thank you note to the police officer.
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