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22November

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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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
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21September

IF MY CAR GOT FLOODED, DOES MY CAR INSURANCE COVER THE DAMAGE?

The devastation brought by recent hurricanes and massive rainstorms has been chilling. We have all seen the disheartening scenes of homes and businesses destroyed and people’s lives upended. Needless to say, a lot of cars get damaged and totaled from flooding. Cars can flood not only from those storms, but from rivers overflowing, water main
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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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24July

Can I pick my own doctor in a worker’s compensation case?

When a worker’s compensation case is opened in New Jersey, the carrier will direct the worker where to go for treatment. But from time to time, the injured worker is unhappy with that doctor and wants to switch to a new doctor of their choosing. Clients ask us if they can pick their own doctor
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24July

Can You Use Dash Cam Video in Your Auto Case?

It’s always a good idea to gather as much relevant evidence as you can after a car crash. We are increasingly representing clients involved in motor vehicle crashes in which one of the vehicles had a dash cam installed in it. (We have also obtained dash cam video footage from the other vehicles.) Videos from
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24July

DAN LEVY, ESQ. NAMED PARTNER

We are pleased to announce that Daniel A. Levy, Esq. has been named partner at Raff & Raff. He has been with our firm for many years and we’re happy to have him on board as partner. Dan is Certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court. In addition to representing
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21June

Does the mother always get residential custody of a baby in New Jersey?

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Many of my custody and visitation clients come to me with questions about babies and small children. Almost always, the mother assumes that she should have primary residential custody. Fathers often ask me what rights they have and whether they can get custody. All custody and visitation cases are
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