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When Child Support Must Be Paid To An Adult Child Working Full-Time

  • By Marc S. Berman

Most divorce agreements provide something to the effect that the parent paying child support must pay until the child reaches 18 years of age unless the child is still a full-time student. Usually, an adult child who is working full time is considered emancipated and therefore is generally not entitled to receive child support. But Read More


Feds Can’t Prosecute Man in NJ for Cybercrime Committed Elsewhere.

  • By Marc S. Berman

Andrew Auernheimer’s was a resident of Arkansas at the time that he allegedly assisted in perfecting a program to collect emails through a security flaw in AT&T’s website. He had no connection to New Jersey, other than that about 4 percent of the collected emails involved New Jersey residents. But New Jersey was where the feds Read More


Denial of Disabled NJ Govt Lawyer’s Request

  • By Marc S. Berman

Read the denial of disabled nj lawyer’s request here./a> This attorney was employed by the New Jersey Attorney General’s office. Because he had cerebral palsy, they gave him 30 special accommodations. These included “reserved indoor parking, adjusted timing on elevator doors, a grab handle in the restroom and transportation to court appearances. ” But after Read More


The Case Of The Malicious Mortgage Mediation

  • By Marc S. Berman

When Mike and Dana bought their first home, they viewed it as a new beginning. Like most couples, they financed the purchase with a mortgage. Everything was going well until Mark lost his job. After that, the two could not afford to make payments. Within six months, the bank filed a foreclosure suit. Luckily, Mike Read More


The Case of the Deceptive Car Dealership

  • By Marc S. Berman

George was in the market for a new car and wanted to treat himself. He bought a Mercedes Benz. But ever frugal, George thought he’d save a couple bucks and buy used. He visited his local Mercedes dealer. Soon enough, he was the proud owner of a 2008 Mercedes Benz ML 350. The honeymoon was Read More


The Case Of The Adult Business That Couldn’t Move

  • By Marc S. Berman

An innocently named company we’ll simply call LLC runs a not so innocent business. It sells pornographic movies, lingerie, and other sexually themed products. While this line of work is not illegal in New Jersey, certain requirements govern such businesses. For instance, under New Jersey law, it is illegal to run a sex shop within Read More


The Case Of The Multiple Mothers

  • By Marc S. Berman

Alice’s parents were divorced when she was only three years old. Alice was raised mostly by her grandmother. She lived with grandma until she was six years old. Eventually, her mother began living with a new husband. Mom decided to bring her daughter with her. But Alice’s grandmother was not happy about Alice’s new living Read More


The Case of the Rookie Traffic Director

  • By Marc S. Berman

When Erin became a Port Authority police officer, she was rightfully excited. Erin wouldn’t have the most glamorous job in the world, but she would have a darn important one. Her job was to direct traffic at the Lincoln Tunnel. But before becoming a permanent officer, she had to satisfactorily complete one year of service. Read More


The Case of the Telecommuter Tax

  • By Marc S. Berman

Modern technology certainly has its advantages. Worldwide communication is easy. Therefore, more people find it convenient and practical to work from home. Now, New Jersey reserves the right to collect taxes from any company that is doing business within the state. This rule normally applies to out of state businesses that have offices, stores, or Read More


The Case Of The Outrageous Accusation

  • By Marc S. Berman

Sally and Charles had an intense but short-lived romance. Afterward, the former lovers wanted nothing to do with each other. But they still had one thing in common: their daughter, a young girl we’ll call Amy. Sally strongly resisted letting Charles have any contact with Amy. As a result, the couple was in and out Read More