Charitable Giving: Donor-Advised Funds

We frequently consult with clients who inquire about making charitable contributions, but they are unsure how they wish to allocate their contributions. Many clients approach us with a tax situation which presents an opportunity to make a charitable gift, but the client may not have a clear idea as to which charities are important to … Continue reading “Charitable Giving: Donor-Advised Funds”

12 Cooper Levenson Attorneys named to NJ Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists

Atlantic City, N.J. — March 15, 2017 — Cooper Levenson partners Lewis B. April, William S. Donio, Randolph C. Lafferty, Lloyd D. Levenson, Russell L. Lichtenstein, Ronald G. Lieberman, and Jill T. Ojserkis were named to the 2017 New Jersey Super Lawyers list, a designation awarded to just 5 percent of the lawyers in the … Continue reading “12 Cooper Levenson Attorneys named to NJ Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists”

New Jersey enacted a new child support law. It’s dense, complex, and full of pitfalls. So, let’s demystify it.

Termination of Child Support The law provides that the obligation to pay child support shall terminate without order on the date a child marries, dies or enters into military service. Child support shall also terminate when a child reaches 19 years of age unless: 1. another age for such termination is specified in a court … Continue reading “New Jersey enacted a new child support law. It’s dense, complex, and full of pitfalls. So, let’s demystify it.”

Grow NJ Incentives Program

Grow NJ is a job creation and retention incentive program seeking to strengthen New Jersey’s competitive edge and prevent companies from relocating out-of-state. Atlantic City is designated as a Garden State Growth Zone (“GSGZ”), allowing for enhanced tax credit incentives for both existing (retained) full-time jobs and new full-time positions. The tax credits are paid … Continue reading “Grow NJ Incentives Program”

Brain injury after a car accident

You are at risk for a car accident in New Jersey every time you get in your vehicle. While any injury you may sustain during a collision could cause serious damage, one of the most potentially debilitating is trauma to the head. Here at Cooper Levenson Attorneys at Law, we understand the devastating effects that … Continue reading “Brain injury after a car accident”

Cooper Levenson Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

Cooper Levenson Foundation, Inc. is offering college scholarship grants to high school seniors residing in the firm’s practice areas, including Atlantic, Cape May and Camden Counties in New Jersey. Candidates must demonstrate academic excellence, active involvement as a volunteer, and financial need, and must be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications”

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Let’s be honest – commercial litigation can be very costly! All too often clients come to us after they have embarked on a commercial transaction without the guidance of competent legal counsel. In an attempt to avoid legal fees, they decided that they really didn’t need a lawyer to help with the deal. Then, the … Continue reading “An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure”

How Do I Stay Alert While Driving?

Most people in New Jersey probably understand the dangers associated with drowsy driving to an certain extent. However, according to UCLA Health, driving while tired may be as dangerous as drunk driving. It has the same effect on your mind and body’s ability to respond to the surroundings in a timely manner. In fact, an estimated … Continue reading “How Do I Stay Alert While Driving?”

Cooper Levenson Attorneys Honored by Atlantic City Bar Association

Cooper Levenson’s Fredric L. Shenkman, Esq. and Rebecca C. Lafferty, Esq. each received top honors at the Atlantic County Bar Association dinner at the Linwood Country Club on Jan. 26. Shenkman received the Robert N. McAllister Award for excellence in the profession of law. The award, given in memory of trial lawyer and Atlantic County … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Attorneys Honored by Atlantic City Bar Association”