On Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 Bonnie C. Frost, Esq., partner in the matrimonial department of the law firm of Einhorn Harris Ascher Barbarito & Frost, PC, will be moderating “Family Law for Paralegals”, a seminar being provided by The New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education.
On April 18th, 2012, Jason R. Rittie, Esq. from Law firm of Einhorn Harris Ascher Barbarito & Frost, P.C., located in Denville, New Jersey, along with other counsel, will be presenting a full day, comprehensive seminar for the Sterling Education Services, Inc. entitled: Landlord – Tenant Law: Surviving in a Difficult Economy. The seminar will be held at the Holiday Inn, Parsippany from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.
We have a "Biz Brain": Christopher J. Roman was quoted in a long standing New Jersey Star Ledger Column entitled Ask the Biz Brain. He was asked to answer the question "What do I do after forgetting to take a Required Minimum Distribution from my IRA?"
Unfortunately, this is a topic that has impacted many New Jersey residents over the past several years. Economists may argue about whether the recession is over, but unemployment in New Jersey remains stagnant at 9.1%, slightly above the national average of 9.1%.
This blog, by Timothy J. Ford. Esq., will overview the New Jersey Unemployment Compensation Law which acts as a safety net by providing income for workers who have, through no fault of their own, lost their job. Below is a list of the many questions that I get regarding unemployment.
Earlier this year, New Jersey amended the construction lien law. It is essential that you are aware of your lien rights and what has changed following the amendment. Timothy J. Ford's new blog post will help answer the many questions that arise regarding the construction lien law in New Jersey regarding commercial construction projects.
If you have been improperly labeling your employees as independent contractors, Christopher J. Roman, Esq, tells you of a new IRS program gives you the opportunity to reclassify those workers as employees at a relatively minor cost.
In the wake of Hurricane Irene, many business owners that rent commercial or retail space are looking for answers concerning flood damage clean up and reimbursement of costs. Similarly, landlords have questions concerning their responsibilities and obligations to tenants. Jason R. Rittie, Esq. blogs about of what they should be aware.
Hurricane Irene affected alot of people in New Jersey. Small Businesses as well. Please avoid getting ripped off by "storm-chasers" who are out to get your money but not help you get back to where you want to be by reading Timothy J. Ford's new blog.
Timothy J. Ford, Esq. had asked his network what was the biggest problem in their businesses, companies and firms - the answer was Employee Relations. Here is his blog on the top 10 tips to keep your office relations running smoothly.
Caveat Emptor (“Let the Buyer Beware”) Becomes Caveat Venditor (“Let the Seller Beware”): New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act
You have likely heard of the old phrase “Buyer Beware” or even the Latin Phrase “Caveat Emptor”. In New Jersey, the Consumer Fraud Act has leveled the playing field, making it “Caveat Venditor” or “Seller Beware”. Timothy J. Ford's new blog post explains the NJ Consumer Fraud Act and why you need to know about it. Whether you are the consumer or the merchant.
In recognition of Christian Lopez, the man who caught and returned Derek Jeter’s 3000 home run ball, the Yankees provided him with a number of gifts. Should this be taxable? Trusts & Estate/Tax Lawyer Christopher J. Roman's new blog answers this question.
Assisted Living Resident Agreements - Part One: The Financial Provisions (AKA if it isn’t spelled out, you cannot collect it.)
Timothy J. Ford, Esq.'s new blog post on the financial provisions in Assisted Living Facilities Resident Agreements. This is the first in a series of blogs addressing the various parts of the Agreements which Assisted Living Facility Owners and Operators should be considering.
Timothy J. Ford, Esq. writes a blog post on how restrictive covenants, including confidentiality agreements, covenants not to compete (non-competition agreements), and non-solicitation agreements work in the state of New Jersey.
If you own or operate an assisted living facility in New Jersey you need to be aware of the “spend down” provisions in your resident agreements. Or face the possibility of having to pay for the care of residents for the remainder of their life in the event that your assisted living facility closes or relocates.
Your Child Is In Trouble? Call An Attorney First - Respond to Authorities Later: How the Juvenile Justice System Works in New Jersey
The Juvenile Justice System inn New Jersey is complicated. Children who are charged with committing an offense or crime deserve to be represented by a competent attorney - one who is familiar with how both Juvenile and Adult Criminal Systems in New Jersey work.
Gone are the days when job ads in New Jersey read that NO UNEMPLOYED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED. It is no longer lawful for New Jersey employers to advertise that unemployed job applicants will not be considered for a vacant position.
As previously discussed on this blog, in addition to the federal estate tax, the State of New Jersey imposes its own estate tax on individual estates larger than $675,000. In client meetings, we spend a lot of time discussing and developing solutions that revolve around the New Jersey estate tax.
On July 13, 2010, George Steinbrenner passed away. Steinbrenner’s estimated worth was approximately $1.15 billion according to multiple media outlets. However, unlike Joe Robbie, the former owner of the Miami Dolphins, whose family had to sell the Dolphins to pay estate taxes, Yankee fans have nothing to worry about. Why?
I find that clients often use the terms "estate tax" and "inheritance tax" interchangeably. Usually, that isn't a problem, and I know exactly what they are talking about. However, in New Jersey there really is a distinction between the "estate tax" and the "inheritance tax."
In a unanimous decision, the New Jersey Supreme Court recently ruled that the estate of a deceased spouse who died while her divorce matter was pending, was entitled to assert equitable claims against the surviving spouse. The case of Kay v. Kay, 405 N.J. Super 278 (App. Div. 2009)
Lost among all of the talk about Federal estate tax repeal, is one of the greatest opportunities that Congress has given to many of my clients in years -- the uncapped Roth IRA conversion opportunity. Until 2010, a Traditional IRA could only be converted to a Roth IRA by a taxpayer with adjusted gross income of less than $100,000.
So the day that we thought would never get here, is here. On January 1, 2010, the Federal estate tax was repealed. Yes, you heard me right. There is no longer a Federal estate tax. So let's assume that when Bill Gates gets a look at the new Apple tablet computing device, he is so overcome with fear that he drops dead.
I would like to welcome you to my estate planning law blog. I am a Trusts and Estates Attorney practicing in Denville, New Jersey. I am a partner in the law firm of Einhorn, Harris, Ascher, Barbarito & Frost, P.C. I intend to use this blog as a means of communicating important ideas and changes in the law to my clients and the general public.