Ask The Attorney

On a weekly basis, the attorneys at Einhorn Harris answer a question on their ASK THE ATTORNEY blog.  The questions and answers are posted to 57 Northern New Jersey Patch publications.

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Co-Worker and I Had An Accident In Our Office Parking Lot; Now what?

Should Same Sex Couples Obtain Prenuptial Agreements Before Marriage?

What If You Don’t Speak English?

Can A Home Inspector Be Sued For Negligence?

What Is A Living Will and Do I Need One?

How Do You Value a Consulting Business in the Event of Divorce?

Can I stop paying child support for an “adult” child?

My ex-wife hasn’t paid child support or alimony, What can I do?

We were falsely accused of child neglect; What are our rights?

My child is being bullied at school; what do I do?

Do Same Sex Partners in a Civil Union Have to Be “Re-Married”?

What Are Our Rights As Grandparents to See Our Grandchildren?

How Do I Calculate the Estate Tax in New Jersey?

My business license was denied due to zoning issues. What do I do?

What do I do if my ex-neighbor is still harassing me?

Will my wife have an interest in my business if we divorce?

My child was taken away because of a false accusation. What can an attorney do?

Do I have to let the DCCP (DYFS) case worker into my house?

Can I change my kids’ last names?

I owe the IRS money but cannot pay.  What should I do?

Should I create a new LLC or create a new name for another part of my company?

I was a passenger in a car accident but I wasn’t wearing a seatbelt?

What is a CIS?

My husband has threatened to kidnap the kids; what do I do?

My son threw a party and was arrested because there was underage drinking?

Is it a workers’ compensation case or a personal injury matter?

How do we dissolve a “domestic partnership”?

Should I try one of those $399.00 divorce mediations I see on billboards?

Can we allow our father’s wife to have condo if he didn’t have a will?

What is the status of “permanent alimony” in the State of New Jersey?

I was injured at work in New Jersey but live in New York, Can I get Workers’ Comp?

Do I have to pay for my “soon-to-be” ex-wife’s credit card debt?

I was arrested for a bar fight, but the day after it happened. Why & what should I do?

How do I dissolve a business I have with two “friends”?

Who gets to claim children as dependents on tax return?

Can a property settlement agreement be rescinded under certain circumstances?

I slipped and fell in a local supermarket, what do I do?

How do I get information from DYFS?

Can I get permanent alimony?

My neighbor falsely reported me to DYFS. What can I do?

Can I put my rent into escrow until landlord completes work?

Can I stop the divorce?

What “gift” can I give tax free?

Can I get the engagement ring back?

Can I force wife to prove child is ours to avoid child support?

What should I do if I get pulled over at a Holiday DUI checkpoint?

I tripped and hurt myself at work. Can I get workers’ comp?

Are pre-nups worth it?

Who gets the kids on the holidays?

My neighbor and I are fighting over common driveway. What do I do?

How do I find out if my spouse filed for divorce?

An argument at work caused injury. What can I do?

Can I get restraining order although abuse occured in past?

How long does a contested divorce take?

General Contractor wants to know what he can do if not being paid?

Teenage son won’t visit his father (my ex).  What should I do?

Is a car accident in company car personal injury or workers’ comp?

My paychecks have bounced. What do I do?

Should new (divorce) attorney negotiate a settlement without seeing old documents?

My son was arrested for underage possession of alcohol. Now what?

Will a (mis)diagnosis of depression create custody issues in my divorce?

How long does an uncontested divorce take?

My homeowner’s insurance policy was cancelled without notice. Is this legal?

What do I need to know about renting a storefront?

Can he divorce me if I don’t say yes?

Are we legally separated?

What do I do if I was diagnosed with Carpel Tunnel because of work?

Can my ex-wife relocate our children to Florida?

Hurricane Irene Damage still not repaired by landlord.  Help?

My soon-to-be ex is bashing me on Facebook. What do I do?

I am planning on buying my first house.  What should I know?

I don’t feel safe at work?

It’s my weekend! What to do about visitation?

I got injured AT the office not IN the office.  What can I do?

Can I quit and collect umemployment if boss is a bully?

What’s your “sign”?

What’s an abused HUSBAND to do?

My father died without a will. Is this going to create a family feud?

My wife cheated.  Do I have to pay alimony?

Is having an undated will a problem?

My attorney died! Now what?

My child was bitten by the neighbor’s dog!  Now what?

Can a woman who hasn’t work be supported by Ex while divorce is proceeding?

The Breathalyzer says I wasn’t drunk, but I was arrested anyway!?

I haven’t filed taxes in three years and I am worried?

Can I get my property taxes lowered?

Can a Father get sole custody of the children?

Why can’t I collect unemployment benefits?

I want to build an addition to my home but was denied.