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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
  • Posted by Daniel Levy  Posted on 21 Jun  0 Comments
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The Dreaded Health Insurance Primary Option

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 over the automobile No-Fault or PIP (Personal Injury Protection)
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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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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
  • Posted by Daniel Levy  Posted on 20 Apr  0 Comments
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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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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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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
  • Posted by Daniel Levy  Posted on 09 Mar  0 Comments
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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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Moving and Changing Your Driver’s License and Vehicle Registration

If you move to New Jersey from another state, you have a limited amount of time to get a N.J. Driver’s License and obtain N.J. automobile insurance. New Jersey law requires any person who becomes a resident of this State to obtain a New Jersey license and registration within sixty (60) days of becoming a
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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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