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22February

FALL DOWN INJURIES AND ACCIDENTS

If you or someone close to you got injured as a result of a fall on snow or ice, there are some important steps (pun intended) to take. The mere fact that you fell on snow or ice, however, does not necessarily mean that you have a potential personal injury claim. If you are injured
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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,
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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
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21December

Pedestrian Deaths Nearing Unfortunate 25-year Record in NJ

Unfortunately, walker (pedestrian) fatalities have been rising in New Jersey. For many years, there was a decrease in pedestrian fatalities in New Jersey. That decrease has been attributed to things such as a law requiring drivers to stop for pedestrians in marked crosswalks (instead of just yielding to them). This positive trend, unfortunately, has been
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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
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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
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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,
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22November

School Zones and Street Signs: When Children Are Present

We’ve all seen the signs in school zones that read “25 mph When Children are Present.” Hopefully, we all drive a little more cautiously and attentively in those areas. However, when does “when children are present” apply? Is it all times in the school zone? The simple answer is no. The Superior Court of New
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