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31July

Sheldon Richardson – lucky he wasn’t arrested in New Jersey!

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Sheldon Richardson, the New York Jets’ Pro Bowl defensive lineman, was arrested July 14, 2015 in Missouri. The police allege that he was driving at 143mph, leading police on a high-speed chase, and when they finally caught him he had a loaded handgun underneath the driver’s side floor mat,
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17July

Same-sex marriage in New Jersey

Recently, the United States Supreme Court decided the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, holding that the United States Constitution requires the States to license marriages between two people of the same sex and to require States to recognize same-sex marriages performed out of state. Some may ask how this ruling affects gay and lesbian couples
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16July

It’s a Crash. Not an Accident.

When a toddler spills his milk, it can be considered an accident. When a driver gets behind the wheel of a car and is texting instead of paying attention to the roadway and smashes into another vehicle or a pedestrian, it’s a crash. The nonprofit organizations, Transportation Alternatives and Families for Safe Streets, created a
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15June

BEST AND WORST SLEEPING POSITIONS FOR PAIN (AN INFOGRAPHIC)

So many of our clients, unfortunately, suffer from unrelenting pain caused by a trauma. Pain’s ability to disrupt one’s sleep can be devastating. The pain cycle can lead to irritability, decreased work productivity, more pain, etc. The useful graphic comes from the Cleveland Clinic, via SheKnows. It shows the do’s and dont’s for five types
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18May

How can I lower my child support?

Many clients come to us asking if they can lower their New Jersey child support payments. In most cases, the client is subject to a child support order and they either cannot afford to make the payments or they feel that the amount was set too high. If someone wants their child support lowered, they
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19November

Is My Car on the Airbag Recall List?

There’s hardly been a day that’s gone by in recent weeks in which there is not a headline regarding a motor vehicle airbag problem. The best way to determine whether your vehicle is subject to a recall is to visit this webpage of the U.S. Department of Transportation. Here’s an itemized list of cars that
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19October

Steve Raff Appears Before the U.S. Supreme Court

On October 14, 2014, Stephen Raff, Esq. had the honor of appearing before the United States Supreme Court to request the admission of his friend and colleague, Derek T. Smith, Esq. to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court. In order to be admitted, an attorney needs two sponsors who are already members of
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19October

Canceling a Contract

There is plenty of misinformation among the public about canceling or rescinding a contract. Many folks think there is a magical three day period during which one can back out of a contract for goods and services. Those folks are wrong. There are, however, certain situations when consumers are able to cancel. Some state and
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19September

New Jersey Alimony Reform Signed Into Law

After a nearly unanimous vote in the New Jersey Senate, Governor Chris Christie signed into law a comprehensive set of New Jersey alimony reforms. This will impact our Family Law practice, and in a very welcome way. Almost all involved (as well as commentators) agreed that alimony laws in New Jersey were over-due for a
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19September

Seat Belt Violation Can Now Be Criminal Offense

As if anyone needed another reason to wear a seatbelt, here’s one for you. The New Jersey Supreme Court, in a unanimous ruling on Sept. 18, 2014, held that a driver who fails to use a seat belt or fails to require a passenger to use one may be convicted of a criminal offense if
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