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Do you have a Will? Should you update it? Do you even need a Will? These are important questions that you may have considered recently. The simple answer is that everyone should have a Will, and you should review & …

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Searching for a lawyer can be overwhelming. Even if you want to hire a lawyer for a good & exciting reason, such as buying a new home, you may find the situation stressful. Needing to miss work to meet with your lawyer or …

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Do you really need a lawyer to write your Last Will and Testament?  Technically, no.  But should you hire a lawyer to help you?  It depends, but the answer is probably yes. Risks of Writing Your Own Will Creating a …

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When purchasing real estate, many buyers have questions related to title insurance. Some of the most commonly asked questions are: What is it? How much does it cost? Why do I need it? What is Title Insurance? Title insurance is …

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Fax and Email Given the OK by NJ Supreme Court The New Jersey Supreme Court recently ruled that fax and email notification are sufficient when cancelling a real estate contract as part of the Attorney Review process (Conley v. Guerrero, …

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If you are a renter, you likely paid your landlord a security deposit when you first moved in to your home or apartment. Security deposits are meant to protect the landlord in case something is damaged while you are a …

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When discussing property taxes in New Jersey, October 1st is a very important date for homeowners. This is the date used by most NJ towns when calculating the assessed value of a home. This assessment determines how much homeowners must pay …

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You made an offer on your dream home, and the buyer accepted. You are ecstatic, and you should be! Home inspection reveals, however, that the house has radon. What can you do? What is Radon? Radon is a colorless, odorless, …

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DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE. Everyone knows that alcohol and cars do not mix, but what about coffee and cars? Do you start your day with a cup of coffee? Do you take your coffee with you on your drive to work? …

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On July 17, 2016, New Jersey adopted the Uniform Trust Code (UTC), and this newly enacted law may have an impact on your estate planning options. What is the Uniform Trust Code? The Uniform Trust Code is a series of provisions meant …

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