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Gray Divorce Becoming More Common

May 7, 2021 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Most media and statistical research reports appear to agree that divorces are declining, in general, except for “gray divorces,” which are actually increasing[1].

“NJ Pregnant Workers Fairness Act” Addressed in Court’s Pregnancy Discrimination Decision

May 7, 2021 | Written by: Kelly A. Lichtenstein, Esq. |

On March 9, 2021, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued an important employment law decision on pregnancy discrimination in the case of Delanoy v. Township of Ocean, 245 N.J. 384 (2021), which discusses...

Estate Planning to Protect the Family Legacy

May 5, 2021 | Written by: John G. Manfreda, Esq. |

The legal practice area known as “Estate Planning” is quite broad. It includes the preparation of estate planning documents as well as the development of gift tax planning strategies designed to...

Five More Beliefs from the Ancient Stoics That We Can Apply to Divorce

May 4, 2021 | Written by: William J. Rudnik, Esq. |

My last blog focused on five specific teachings from the Stoic philosophy that could be applied to divorce cases.  Here are five more that are helpful when dealing with a divorce.

Five Beliefs from the Ancient Stoics That We Can Apply to Divorce

Apr 29, 2021 | Written by: William J. Rudnik, Esq. |

Stoicism is a school of philosophy founded in ancient Greece and continued in ancient Rome through Stoics such as Seneca, Epictetus, and the famous Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius.  Like many forms of...

If Someone Harms Your Pet, Can You Collect Damages for Emotional Distress?

Apr 28, 2021 | Written by: Tracy B. Bussel, Esq. |

For many, pets are extensions of our families. They are like children, and the love they provide is unconditional. So, what happens when your beloved pet is injured or killed by another animal or...

Injured Workers to be Reimbursed for Medical Marijuana by Employers and Workers’ Compensation Carriers

Apr 28, 2021 | Written by: Leslie A. Parikh, Esq. |

The New Jersey Supreme Court recently ruled in Hager v. M&K Construction that employers and workers’ compensation carriers are now required to reimburse injured employees for medical marijuana...

Court Mandates Auto Dealers to Provide Insurance for Loaner Car Drivers

Apr 28, 2021 | Written by: Jacob A. Papay, Jr., Esq. |

A recent NJ Supreme Court decision mandated that NJ auto dealerships must provide customers and permissive users of dealership loaner cars with liability insurance of at least $100,000.00 per person...

For Inherited NJ Real Estate, Don’t Forget the L-9

Apr 21, 2021 | Written by: Lori K. MacWilliam, Esq. |

Since the State of New Jersey has eliminated the New Jersey estate tax, the amount of resident decedent’s estates that need to file returns has been significantly reduced.  The New Jersey...

Can I Switch to a New Lawyer in the Middle of My Family Law Case?

Apr 14, 2021 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Switching attorneys in the midst of a family law case is absolutely acceptable and is not uncommon, but there are certain formalities to which parties should adhere and a methodology that should make...