NJ Protects Jobs of Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Victims

On Oct. 1, 2013, a new law took effect in New Jersey that allows a victim of domestic abuse and sexual violence, or his or her close relatives, to take up to 20 days of leave, incrementally by day or consecutively, annually from their jobs in order to tend to medical, logistical and legal needs… Read more »

Seeking Protection From Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a sensitive, yet prevalent issue that continues to affect families regardless of race, region or economic class. In 2008, more than 70,000 domestic violence incidents were reported to police, resulting in over 21,000 arrests. Aside from police protection, domestic violence victims in New Jersey have a number of resources available to them… Read more »

Partners and Partnerships

For some, finding the perfect partner in life means happiness, fulfillment and … transferring assets. Some entrepreneurs wishing to insulate personal assets from liability for business debts place ownership of all or virtually all assets in the name of their fiancée or spouse. While this plan may work in some cases, it may actually complicate… Read more »

Using Social Media Can Hurt Your Divorce Case

People like to share information about their lives. Online social networking — a platform defined by sharing — gives people ample opportunity. But in some instances, people share too much. This is dangerous for those involved in divorce and family law matters. Adversarial spouses can follow the trail left behind by e-mail, posts, pictures and… Read more »

Employees in New Jersey Receive Leave for Domestic Violence Issues

Domestic violence is a problem that continues to plague the nation. Unfortunately, New Jersey residents are not immune to this form of abuse. In fact, NorthJersey.com recently reported that domestic violence incidents in the state are on the rise. In response to this new trend, a law was passed in the state that allows employees… Read more »

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