STAY OFF YOUR CELL PHONES!

A recent change in New Jersey Motor Vehicle Law has prompted me to write this article and advise the public of the potential pitfalls of talking on a cell phone or operating an electronic device while operating a motor vehicle … Continued

A SAFE TRAFFIC STOP

As a result of social media, the news and police “reality” shows, we have all seen a routine traffic stop by a police officer escalate to a point where either the officer or an individual is fatally injured. In order … Continued

CAN YOUR NEIGHBOR TAKE YOUR LAND?

  Pursuant to New Jersey law, the short answer to this question is yes.  Depending on the circumstances, your neighbor may be able to claim title to a portion of your property.  This doctrine is called adverse possession.   Under … Continued

What is Charitable Immunity?

I have had a number of recent cases where my clients were unable to obtain monetary damages for their personal injuries because of something called “charitable immunity.” Unfortunately for people that are seriously injured as result of someone else’s negligence, … Continued

WHAT IS CONSUMER FRAUD?

As we swing into the springtime, many people have work performed on their homes. Fortunately, under New Jersey state law there is protection for homeowners who enter into contracts with home improvement contractors.  New Jersey has promulgated the Consumer Fraud … Continued

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS FOR BUYERS

As you may recall, last month’s blog addressed what a seller needs to do to legally prepare for the sale of their home.  This is a follow-up to last month’s blog and relates to the concerns that a buyer should … Continued

LEGAL PREPARATION FOR THE SALE OF YOUR HOME

As the warmer weather arrives, I often see an increase in the number of residential real estate transactions that come into my office.  Accordingly, I am writing this blog to provide an overview of what actually occurs in a residential real … Continued