The Deemer Statute and Choice of Law

When you are involved in an automobile accident it is important to have an attorney who understands this complex area of law. For instance, what are the insurance liability issues if you are a New Jersey resident, injured by an out-of-state driver in New Jersey? The...

Protecting Your Rights after a Car Accident

Here’s what you should do in the immediate aftermath of a traffic accident: Get the Medical Care You Need The most important thing you need to do after a motor vehicle accident is seek treatment for any injuries. If you are unable to move under your own power, don’t...

Do You Need a Living Trust?

Every so often we receive an inquiry about living trusts, also known as revocable trusts. Living trusts have been heavily marketed in the recent past, and some myths are still circulating about them. One myth is that everyone needs a living trust to avoid probate,...

Traffic Offenses in New Jersey – Avoiding Points

What options do people have to avoid motor vehicle points when they receive a speeding ticket or other traffic offense in New Jersey?  Depending on their circumstances, the answer we advise to clients is usually the “unsafe operation” statute. In New Jersey, under...

Definitions of Common Terms in Estate Proceedings

If you are confronted with the need to administer the estate of a loved one who has died, you may find it helpful to familiarize yourself with the definitions of some terms you’ll be hearing. The word “estate” in this context means, generally, the deceased person’s...