Have you considered your estate planning wishes? If not, now is the time to begin contemplating what you want to have happen to your assets upon your death. While there are several factors to consider, one of the most important factors is the amount of money and property that you have. The more assets you … Continue reading When Should You Choose a Will Over a Trust
When planning for your family’s future, you can’t assume that your assets will go where you want them to go upon your death. Sentiments like, “Everyone knows who is supposed to get my Cadillac,” or “My children will not fight over my family property,” can lead to messy court battles and dollars thrown down the … Continue reading Five Quick Fixes to Stay Out of Probate
If you are an employee of a business with worker’s compensation coverage, you should be covered in case of an injury or illness that occurs on the job. In the event of a workplace injury or illness, you should expect to receive benefits for lost wages, medical treatment, and any other compensation related to the … Continue reading Can Your Employer Deny Your Workplace Injury Claim?
When filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, the goal for most people is debt or loan forgiveness. You have accumulated a lot of debt, and due to some unforeseen reason, you are no longer able to pay your debts. There are several reasons that people become unable to pay their debts such as divorce, illness, hospital … Continue reading What is Non-Dischargeable Debt: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
If you’re buying a New Jersey property, such as a new home, it’s an exciting time. A property purchase, however, is probably the most significant purchase that you’ll ever make, so it’s important to know the ropes. In New Jersey, those who sell property must make certain disclosures to prospective home buyers – or risk … Continue reading What Must Sellers Disclose Before You Buy Their Property?
Legal speak can sound much like gobbledygook, and many of us simply ignore the terms that are bandied about. What do they even mean? Privity is one such legal term, but if you’re involved in a landlord/tenant relationship, it’s time to take a closer look. Privity Privity refers to a direct, close, or successive relationship, … Continue reading What is Privity?
Wills, in and of themselves, are complicated but important documents. When you make a written revision to your will, it’s called a codicil. Your will can incorporate such a revision, but the codicil must meet specific requirements. For instance, just as your Will was signed and witnessed – so must your codicil be. Further, your … Continue reading What Does Codicil Mean?
Most of us understand that estate planning is important to our families’ futures, but way too many of us put it off. After all, it’s not always a comfortable topic. Getting down to the business of planning your estate, however, can bring you much needed and priceless peace of mind. Why wait? The Top Three … Continue reading The Top 3 Reasons People Are Waiting to Make an Estate Plan
New Jersey law provides protections for you as an employee. The workers compensation system in New Jersey allows that, if you’re injured at work or while working, you are owed reasonable and necessary medical treatment. In other words, if you’re injured on the job, the law protects you from having to pay your medical expenses … Continue reading Reasonable and Necessary
New Jersey legislation is ready to shake up New Jersey short sales. A short sale occurs when homeowners owe more on their homes than they’re currently worth and become so frustrated that they choose to sell and walk away. A short sale can present a great purchase opportunity, but it can also quickly become complicated. … Continue reading New Jersey’s Fair Foreclosure Act and Faster Short Sales