Passaic County Attorneys
Passaic County is located in New Jersey and was founded in 1837 with parts of both Essex and Bergen counties. The area rests on 197 square meters, and at the time of the 2010 census had a population of 501,226. In 2010, the county was also ranked as the ninth most populated county in the entire United States.
The county courthouse and administrative offices are located in Paterson, the county seat. A seven-member Board of Freeholders oversees both legislative and executive duties. Each member of the board is elected while the director and deputy director are chosen from the elected members. The board elected county administrator is responsible for overseeing the daily operation of the county’s government, which is divided into six departments. Heads of these departments are also elected by the Board of Freeholders.
The six county government agencies in Passaic County are:
- Administration and Finances
- Education and Community Affairs
- Public Works
- Human Services and Economic Development
All of the offices listed above are located in a complex in the county seat. Law enforcement in Passaic County is shared between the county prosecutor’s office and the sheriff’s department.
Workplace Injury Attorney
Workplace injury attorneys in Passaic County are dedicated to helping workers get the compensation they need for workplace injuries. With workplace injuries, it is important to report the accident as soon as it occurs. Not only does reporting a claim right away make it easier to receive benefits, but it also reduces the risk of a claim being denied for it not being reported. Whether the accident was due to unsafe working conditions, malfunctioning of equipment, or some other factor, an attorney will work to help a client get compensation for missed work, medical bills, and injuries.
Workplace injury lawyers are involved in arbitration with employers, workers’ compensation, and will represent a client in court if needed. Common injuries that occur due to a workplace accident include fractures, sprains, concussions, and much more. Whether a worker endures a severe or minor workplace injury, an attorney can help guide the client to the best solution. If a client is owed compensation due to the injury, a lawyer can assist the worker in building a case.
Legal Aid Passaic County NJ
If you need legal help with workplace injuries, bankruptcy, driving with a suspended license, slip and fall accidents, tax appeals, DUIs, real estate planning, or anything else, you can find it in Passaic County. A local New Jersey attorney can review the facts of your case no matter what the issues surrounding it are, guide you as to the next step in the legal process, and represent you in court if it is needed.
Attorneys in Passaic County NJ
The law office of John L. Schettino, LLC renders its services to residents of Passaic County. Our practice areas include a variety of legal issues including workplace injuries, property tax appeals, and much more. To find out how our offices can help you with your legal matters, contact our office today for a free consultation!