There are rules in place for those New Jersey landlord tenant situations in which a tenant abandons personal property upon vacating the rental unit. The process for disposing of this abandoned property is fairly straightforward. This process, however, does not apply to abandoned vehicles. Abandoned Vehicle: Ticketed and Towed If one of your tenants has … Continue reading Landlord Rights and Abandoned Vehicles
A Look at Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts A GRAT is a Grantor Retained Annuity Trust, and the IRS recently investigated whether a specific GRAT – despite its omission of specific key language – remained valid. GRATs allow grantors to transfer property into the irrevocable GRAT and to be granted, in exchange, an annuity (the retained … Continue reading Well That’s Just GRAT
If you get hurt at work, no need to worry – you’re covered by workers comp. Right? While there’s some truth to this notion, the reality can be more complicated. New Jersey employs a no-fault workers compensation system in which injured employees are covered for their medical expenses, lost wages, and any disability rating; but … Continue reading Medical Evidence and Your Claim
A mortgage loan is likely one of the biggest debts you will take on in your life. It is surprising how many people sign the mortgage documents without fully understanding all of the terms of the loan and of expected repayment. As of 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau enacted a requirement for lenders to … Continue reading What is ‘Closing Disclosure’?
Under New Jersey law, people who are injured in workplace accidents or who develop occupational diseases are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. The benefits that an injured worker receives are based on a number of factors, including their level of impairment, their medical expenses, and whether they have a permanent disability as a result of … Continue reading Workers’ Comp – What is a Reopener Claim Petition?
Deciding to buy a house can be one of the most important financial decisions of your life. However, too many people rush into a transaction without having all of the pertinent information, which can result in overspending. Having a mortgage payment that is too much can affect every aspect of your finances and can limit … Continue reading Three Important Questions You Should Ask Before Buying A Home
Workers’ compensation laws in New Jersey are intended to protect individuals who are injured in the course of their employment. Many questions have been raised regarding what exactly counts as the “course of employment” for the purposes of workers’ compensation coverage. One common question is whether an employee is protected while they are on their … Continue reading The Coming and Going Rule
If you get injured on the job in New Jersey, your medical costs should be covered by your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance policy. Generally speaking, workers’ compensation benefits should cover any treatment that is necessary or appropriate for your injury to heal and to relieve your symptoms. These cases can become complicated, however, if a … Continue reading Medical Marijuana Granted in Workers’ Compensation Cases
A buyer of a commercial property naturally wants to have all the relevant information about the property before they go through with the purchase. As a common part of the due diligence process, the current landlord will often request that any tenants sign a document called an estoppel letter. Often, a commercial lease agreement will … Continue reading What is an Estoppel Letter?
Workers’ compensation laws exist to ensure that individuals who are injured at work will have their medical costs and lost wages covered while their injury heals. However, there are some people who sustain such serious workplace injuries that they may need a significant amount of time to recover or they may never fully recover at … Continue reading Are there Different Types Disabilities in Workers Compensation Cases?