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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

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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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 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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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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20June

New Jersey Auto Insurance: The Dreaded Health Insurance Primary Option

When filling out your New Jersey Auto Insurance policy, please, please, please, do NOT select “Healthcare Primary” or “Health Insurance Primary” as an option on your New Jersey automobile policy. I repeat this mantra daily to my clients (and anyone else in earshot). I’m hoping it sinks in eventually. Any savings in selecting this option
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18May

FDA WARNS OF INACCURATE LEAD TESTING

The effects of lead poisoning are well known and can be devastating. Infants and young children are especially vulnerable to lead poisoning, which can seriously affect mental and physical development. On May 17, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued warnings about the validity
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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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