Do I need an attorney to file for a New Jersey bankruptcy?

Posted on February 27, 2017

While electronic filings and online services have made some aspects of filing for bankruptcy simpler, the process is still complex and usually time-consuming. Unfortunately, many people are under the mistaken impression that they do not need a lawyer to file for bankruptcy. In reality, lacking proper representation during bankruptcy filings can have devastating consequences, including… read more »

Removing a matter from Landlord-Tenant Court

Posted on February 25, 2017

In most cases, landlord-tenant disputes are handled in the Landlord/Tenant Section of the New Jersey Superior Court’s Special Civil Part. However, cases that involve particularly difficult issues may need to be litigated in the Law Division of the Superior Court. Landlord/Tenant Court Landlord/Tenant Court is one of three sections within the Superior Court’s Special Civil… read more »

Taxing gambling income

Posted on February 23, 2017

Although not many people consider the possible tax consequences of their actions when heading off to a casino for a casual night of gambling, there are important repercussions that all taxpayers should keep in mind. For instance, some types of gambling winnings must be reported as income to both the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and… read more »

The Conscientious Employee Protection Act

Posted on January 24, 2017

In New Jersey, the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA) protects employees who report illegal activities in the workplace from discrimination by their employers. Under this statute, employers who take retaliatory action against whistleblower employees can be held legally liable. Filing a complaint against an employer can be both stressful and frightening because despite the prohibition… read more »

Appraising goodwill during bankruptcy proceedings

Posted on January 19, 2017

Businesses can have a variety of valuable assets, including securities, real estate, costly equipment, and expensive office space. However, some of a company’s most valuable equity is in intangible assets, such as customer goodwill, client lists, and name recognition. Although these assets are often intangible, they can and should be appraised and valued during bankruptcy… read more »

Calculating income for the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Means Test

Posted on January 9, 2017

In New Jersey, residents who have incomes that are higher than the state median, but who still wish to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and have primarily consumer debts, must pass the Means Test. If a debtor is able to pass this test, he or she will be eligible for a Chapter 7 filing and, as… read more »

Motions for modification due to changed circumstances in New Jersey

Posted on December 27, 2016

If you are subject to a spousal support and/or child support order but find that your financial situation has changed and making the required payments is becoming too much of a burden, you may want to speak with your experienced family law attorney in New Jersey to discuss whether filing a motion for modification due… read more »

Tax litigation in New Jersey: Administrative tax appeals at the state level

Posted on December 15, 2016

In New Jersey, as in all other states, tax litigation appeals are heard at both the state and federal level, depending on the type and circumstances of the particular case. Our experienced tax attorneys in New Jersey handle both state and federal tax appeals. New Jersey state administrative appeals in Tax Court If you are… read more »

Federal tax litigation for New Jersey citizens: The United States Tax Court

Posted on December 7, 2016

If you are facing a tax litigation matter at the federal level, an experienced tax attorney can help you with any dispute you may have with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). History of the U.S. Tax Court Congress established the United States Tax Court in Article I of the U.S. Constitution in order to develop… read more »

The IRS voluntary disclosure program

Posted on November 18, 2016

If you or your company has unpaid taxes from previous years or offshore assets on which taxes have not yet been paid, our experienced tax law attorneys in New Jersey can help you work with the IRS to bring your taxes current while minimizing any penalties. Voluntary disclosure programs are available through the IRS, but it… read more »

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