Contested Wills: Avoiding The Heardbreak Of Expensive Litigation

For the past 35 years a significant portion of my practice has been devoted to representing people involved in Will contests – cases wherein a family member is suing a sister or brother, or even parents or step-parents regarding a loved one’s assets and last wishes. These lawsuits are often complicated, emotionally draining and very … Continue reading “Contested Wills: Avoiding The Heardbreak Of Expensive Litigation”

Cherry Hill Child Custody Lawyer Discusses Modification of Custody in New Jersey

When child custody is determined during a divorce, a child custody order is issued by the Family Court. The order outlines for parents all aspects of care for their children, both financial and custodial. Sometime, the details of the custody arrangement are worked out amicably by the parties; however, other times the details are established … Continue reading “Cherry Hill Child Custody Lawyer Discusses Modification of Custody in New Jersey”

So Much Talk of Energy – What Should My Business Be Doing Today?

You have a great opportunity to prepare and position your organization for the new energy world we are facing. There are things you can and should be doing today. The first step is to develop an energy plan for your business. This energy plan is a map for your energy future which will allow you … Continue reading “So Much Talk of Energy – What Should My Business Be Doing Today?”

Business Disputes and Litigation: Don’t Wait for a Crisis

It is vital to promptly recognize warning signs that your partner or customer has become a potential adversary before litigation commences. Time is of the essence from the instant you sense a dispute is forthcoming. Discreetly gather all pertinent paperwork. Do not discuss or disclose intentions and strategies. Understand that every tidbit you share – … Continue reading “Business Disputes and Litigation: Don’t Wait for a Crisis”

Workers Compensation and Permanent Partial Total Award

If a workers compensation petitioner suffered injuries during the course of his employment he would, upon presentation of appropriate proofs, be entitled to a permanent partial total award. Then, if petitioner’s condition continued to deteriorate, he would have a right to file an Application for Modification and, in some cases, benefit from a totality award. … Continue reading “Workers Compensation and Permanent Partial Total Award”

Facts about Sexual Harrassment May Surprise You

Unfortunately, despite years of focus in the media and in training sessions at workplaces nationwide, sexual harassment persists. The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission provides the following “Facts About Sexual Harassment” that are helpful when considering your own conduct or the conduct of another within your workplace. Facts about Sexual Harrassment May Surprise You.pdf

Maternity Leave in New Jersey – Know Your Rights

Many women are extremely confused about their employment rights as expectant and new mothers. Many employers are also confused! When so few understand the various laws that apply, it is possible that you are also misinformed. This article is a short summary of a very complicated area of the law. First, many employees are entitled … Continue reading “Maternity Leave in New Jersey – Know Your Rights”

New Jersey Outlook: Governor’s AC Proposal has Mulitple Precedents in State’s History

In a time when the 24-hour news cycle and reality television compete for our attention, political discourse often exhibits the performance values that media moguls envy. Beyond the clash of policy and personality, however, lie the most fundamental questions of political governance. Political power in our society is generally not exercised by fiat. Our political … Continue reading “New Jersey Outlook: Governor’s AC Proposal has Mulitple Precedents in State’s History”

Gripe Sites: Your Employees & Their Social Networks

Do you know what your employees are saying about you on Facebook? If it’s negative, do you have any legal standing? Here’s what we know so far. Your employees may be talking about your business, your customers, their co-workers, or you on their Facebook, Myspace, Twitter, or other social networking page. Most employers have considered … Continue reading “Gripe Sites: Your Employees & Their Social Networks”