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20April

What happens when divorced parents can’t agree on college?

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. As part of my divorce practice, clients routinely ask me about college for the children. They want to know how to manage the college savings after they are divorced, how to choose colleges when they are co-parenting, and what will happen if the parents disagree. In fact, this isn’t
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20April

CRASHES / ACCIDENTS INVOLVING UBER / LYFT VEHICLES

Earlier this year New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie, signed into a law a bill designed to regulate ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft (Transportation Network Companies). The statute, known as the “Transportation Network Company Safety and Regulatory Act,” establishes statewide standards for these types of companies. Those interested can read the statute in full
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19April

Can I re-open my worker’s compensation case?

On many occassions, a Worker’s Compensation case settles, but some time later the pain returns. In such a case, clients may ask if they can re-open their Worker’s Compensation case. The short answer is yes, in most cases, but not all. If your Compensation case resolved with a successful trial or on an Order Approving
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21March

Do I have to answer a police officer’s questions?

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. On a pretty regular basis, clients come into my office for a criminal matter and I find out later that they likely would never have been criminally charged if they simply declined to talk to the police. And it happens more often than one would think. This is because
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21March

I was hurt on the job about one (1) year ago and the company is now out of business can I still make a Workers’ Compensation claim?

Yes, the fact that the company is out of business is not important as you are covered for your work injuries by the Workers’ Compensation insurance policy in place at the time of your injury, so as long as your former employer had insurance, you are covered. Secondly, you have two (2) years from the
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17March

If I Don’t Drive My Car, Do I Still Have to Have Insurance on It?

The short answer is yes, you do. Like most things involving the law, however, there are exceptions. In New Jersey, “[a]ll owners of motor vehicles registered or principally garaged in [the State] are required to maintain minimum amounts of standard, basic, or special liability insurance coverage for bodily injury, death, and property damage caused by
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09March

How to avoid court for divorce and custody cases

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Whenever I work on Family Law cases involving divorce and/or custody issues, clients are always concerned about how long the process will take, and how much it will cost. In fact, I recently wrote two articles on those exact topics: How much does it cost to get divorced in
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17February

Sweeping changes to New Jersey bail system

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Beginning on January 1, 2017, New Jersey’s new bail reform measures went into effect. Full details are available using this link. To call this a “change” would be a real understatement. This is more than a change; it’s a wholesale revamping of the entire bail system. There are some
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17February

Slip and Falls: How to Fall

Every winter season, we receive many inquiries about and handle “slip and fall” cases. These cases typically involve someone slipping on snow or ice due to a commercial property owner’s failure to adequately provide a safe walking area. Some of the injuries from these falls are horrific leading to catastrophic injuries and deaths, while other
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10February

Does Workers’ Compensation pay me if I get hurt on the job and miss work?

If you are on the job, Workers’ Compensation will pay you 70% of your average weekly gross, but only if a doctor selected i.e. authorized by your employer determines that you can not work for more than seven (7) days because of an injury suffered while working. As such, it is very important that you
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