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30 Things You Can Do With A Law Degree

Not everyone who goes to law school, gets a law degree and even passes the bar wants to practice law. Some do it for the education and the skills law school can teach...

 
 

Avoiding Problems When Using Electronic Signatures

Although the benefits of signing documents electronically heavily outweigh the potential disadvantages involved in this process, individuals choosing to use an electronic signature service should be aware of the following pitfalls that may...

 
 

How To Find a Pro Bono Attorney

There’s so much legal advice on the Internet that it’s easy to forget how many people struggle to be able to afford it. And when people below the poverty line face genuine, difficult...

 
 

What To Do When Your Driver’s License Has Been…

“License and registration please.” These words can be unnerving enough during a routine traffic stop. But consider how these words feel when you’re driving with a suspended license. They probably sound like impending...

 
 

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The New Jersey Landlord Registration Act

By law, every landlord of a dwelling, except owner-occupied premises with not more than two rental units, must file with the clerk of the municipality in which the residential property is situated, or...

A Brief on Being Brief

Common Sense Rules of Advocacy for Lawyers (an excerpt from the new book) INTRODUCTION The excerpt, below, is from Common Sense Rules of Advocacy for Lawyers, by Keith Evans. It’s pulled from four...

Dealing with the IRS Collection Division – Neg…

The last article in this series on dealing with the Collection Division addressed Installment Agreements — arrangements through which tax debts can be resolved by means of monthly payments. Some folks, however, owe...

Dealing with the IRS Collection Division – Neg…

One of the tasks most frequently faced in representing clients before the IRS Collection Division is negotiating an “installment agreement” — an arrangement under which the taxpayer makes monthly payments against the outstanding...

Uh Oh I’ve Been Arrested

So, you’ve been arrested, what in God’s name should you do next? One thing for sure, do not talk to the police. I’ll repeat, do not talk to the police. Also, you will...

Estate Tax Dispute Procedures

It is a widely held belief that one of the most unfortunate circumstances in modern society is to have a tax return selected for audit by the Internal Revenue Service (Service). Estate tax...

Qualified Personal Residence Trust (QPRT) reeserves …

A Qualified Personal Residence Trust (QPRT) is a trust in which the person establishing the trust, call the Grantor, reserves the use of a residence (either the Grantor’s primary residence or a seasonal...

The Most Frequent Estate Planning Mistakes

Underestimating Exposure to Estate Taxation Often people do not believe they are worth enough to be subject to Federal Estate Taxation. If your estate is larger than $1,000,000, the estate tax begins at...

Mechanic’s Liens and Attorneys Fees

Based on California Law Our office is commonly asked whether a contractor who files an action to foreclose on a mechanic’s lien can recover his attorneys fees against the owner of the property...

Choosing a Fiduciary

Your fiduciary is an integral part of your estate plan. Who should you appoint to coordinate your affairs upon incapacity or death? Consider these questions when making the selection: What are the responsibilities...