03April

Can you collect worker’s compensation if you don’t have a social security number?

One of our worker’s compensation clients recently asked the following question: I have been working for several years without a Social Security Number. Recently, I was injured while working and my boss told me I can not get Workers’ Compensation as I do not have legal status. Is this true? The answer is a simple,
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16February

Lessons from a contested adoption

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Normally, I write about various topics from my practice with the goal of providing some legal information to the public. But today, I want to take this opportunity to share some lessons that I learned during this very unique case that recently went to trial. The case was about
  • adoption, family law
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22December

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM RAFF & RAFF!

From all of us at Raff & Raff, we wish you and yours, happy holidays and a happy new year. May you have nothing but happiness, health and success in all of your endeavors during the new year. We hope that you have enjoyed the newsletters this year, and if there are any comments, questions,
  • Posted by Daniel Levy  Posted on 22 Dec  0 Comments
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22December

I was hurt at an office party. Can I collect workers compensation?

Most workers know that if you are injured on the job you can collect workers compensation benefits. However, a lot of folks are unclear about whether or not you can make a claim if you are hurt at work while doing something other than your actual job. A client once asked the following question, which
  • Posted by Daniel Levy  Posted on 22 Dec  0 Comments
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21December

I’m thinking of getting divorced. What should I do to prepare?

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. When I consult with potential clients about divorce cases, a fair percentage of folks have not yet decided whether they want to get divorced. Rather, they want to know a bit about the process and what they can do to prepare for filing for divorce. Below, I have some
  • Posted by Daniel Levy  Posted on 21 Dec  0 Comments
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29November

I am in a same-sex relationship and getting separated or divorced; does my partner have rights to my child?

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. When I consult with clients in my Family Court practice, I get more and more questions from people who are ending a same-sex relationship. Some of the questions are very straightforward and simple to answer. Some are not. Issues involving children are usually in the category of “not simple
  • Posted by Daniel Levy  Posted on 29 Nov  0 Comments
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22November

If I have a workers compensation case, can the doctor bill me for treatment?

If you were injured on the job, your will be treated by a Workers’ Compensation doctor. The insurance company may have paid part of the bill, but now the doctor expects the patient to pay the rest of the bill that the insurance company will not pay. Does the patient have to pay this? No,
  • Posted by Daniel Levy  Posted on 22 Nov  0 Comments
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25September

What happens after someone is arrested for a felony in New Jersey?

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. As part of my criminal practice, I often get calls from spouses, relatives, and friends of those recently arrested for various kinds of New Jersey felonies. Gone are the old days of monetary bail for the vast majority of New Jersey criminal cases where bail would be set and
  • Posted by Daniel Levy  Posted on 25 Sep  0 Comments
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24July

Can I get child support from a parent who doesn’t get a pay stub?

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. I represent clients in all sorts of child support related cases. Although child support is generally a standardized system in New Jersey, many issues routinely arise during these cases. Once issue that comes up with great frequency is the question of calculating child support when one parent cannot produce
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