Monthly Archives: June 2010

3 Immigrants Sue N.J. Over Health Insurance Cuts

State’s plan to end New Jersey FamilyCare, a program that at present offers low-cost or no-cost health insurance coverage to about 12,000 low-income non-citizens, resulted in a new lawsuit. The three immigrants are alleging discrimination. Check out this article.  http://www.courierpostonline.com/article/20100630/NEWS01/100630016/1006/RSS01 To learn … Continue reading

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I Love You, Let’s Get Married, Now Sign The Prenup

The Beatles sung that “all you need is love, love, love is all you need” but to make a marriage work you need more than love. You need trust, communication, and financial disclosure.  Many a marriage has fallen apart when … Continue reading

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Child Support Obligation Cannot Be Waived

Back in May, the New Jersey Appellate Division rejected plaintiff’s argument that an order entered three years earlier denying defendant’s request for child support was absolute, thus relieving her of the obligation to support the parties’ un-emancipated child until and unless … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence

One does not need to have broken bones and bruises to be a victim of domestic violence. Any unwanted touching or shoving constitutes physical abuse. Domestic violence, however, is not limited to physical violence. Emotional abuse, false imprisonment, intimidation, threats, blackmail, and … Continue reading

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Sleep Tight, Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite…

There are many theories behind this well known phrase, one suggesting that the saying dates back to the days when mattresses were supported by ropes needed to be pulled tight to provide a well-sprung bed. However, the ‘don’t let the bedbugs bite’ part has some … Continue reading

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Got a Speeding Ticket?

You were issued a speeding ticket, and now you may be wondering what to do. Before you pay your fine, you should know that paying a NJ traffic ticket means that you are pleading guilty. Speeding tickets can be expensive. Depending on … Continue reading

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Do You Take This Immigrant?

A recent New York Times article nicely described what happens at a “Stokes interview. ” A must-read for those wanting to learn more about what goes into thinking up these strange and often-time intrusive questions. Stokes interview is also known as … Continue reading

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