Category: Office Announcements

Columbus Day Greetings

  • By Marc S. Berman
Columbus Day

COLUMBUS DAY IS TODAY Closings on Columbus Day. Columbus Day in New Jersey is a state and federal holiday. The municipal. state and federal courts will thus be closed. Post offices will be closed. There will be no regular mail delivery. State and local government offices will be closed. State public schools have the option to close. Banks Read More

Happy New Year to All !

  • By Marc S. Berman
new year

NEW YEAR GREETINGS. Another year has passed. A new year has begun. But not for our court system. The New Jersey Court calendar actually begins in July. I guess you could say that that the court system is behind the times. You can read the New Jersey Superior Court list of Court holidays for the Read More

Thanksgiving: 7 Things to Celebrate

  • By Marc S. Berman

Thanksgiving falls on the fourth Thursday of November. Now, the world these days is a troubled place in many respects. You just have to turn on the nightly news to know that. Yet, we in the United States still have so much to be thankful for on Thanksgiving. Here are just seven of those things. Read More

Op-ed: De Blasio Settles Fed Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
De Blasio

De Blasio to chase jihadist landlords? I recently wrote an op-ed for The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Below is an excerpt. You can read the full piece here. New York City is settling a federal lawsuit that claims that NYPD monitoring of city mosques to detect radical activity is unconstitutional. A similar case was filed in New Jersey previously. That lawsuit Read More

July 4th Holiday Today

  • By Marc S. Berman
July 4th

JULY 4TH HOLIDAY SHOULD REMIND ALL OF THE TRUE MEANING OF FREEDOM The July 4th holiday should not just be about barbecues, ballgames, and beaches. We all should reflect on this July 4th on the privilege of our freedom. In that spirit, here are some excerpts from the document that gave rise to the day. I refer Read More

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Today

  • By Marc S. Berman
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day The birthday of the Rev. Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. is observed as a federal and state holiday in New Jersey. Federal and state offices are closed. This includes the courts. The holiday is observed each year on the third Monday of January. While he was not an attorney, Read More

2015 New Year’s Resolutions, Part 3

  • By Marc S. Berman

More Legal New Year’S Resolutions For 2015 That You Should Consider, Part III. For past two posts I’ve been suggesting some “legal” 2015 New Year’s resolutions for you to consider. Here is the final installment: Make sure you have adequate auto liability insurance. Choose at least $500,000 in coverage. If you took my advice from yesterday and Read More

New Year’s Resolutions for 2015, Part 2

  • By Marc S. Berman

A Few Legal New Year’S Resolutions For 2015 That You Should Consider, Part II. Yesterday, I posted some “legal” New Year’s resolutions for you to consider. Here are a few more: If you own a home, make sure that you have adequate home insurance. This insurance protects you in many respects. First, it protects you Read More

Legal Resolutions for 2015, Part 1

  • By Marc S. Berman

A Few Legal New Year’s Resolutions For 2015 That You Should Consider (Part I). Another year has begun. Everyone, it seems, is making New Year’s resolutions. So here are a few important legal New Year’s resolutions for you to consider: Make sure you have a will. Otherwise, the laws of the state will determine who Read More

Christmas Greetings

  • By Marc S. Berman

An Interesting Fact About Christmas Christmas does not appear on the court calendar in New Jersey. True, courts are closed that day.  But all the court calendar says is Legal Holiday. Maybe that has something to do with political correctness. Or maybe not. It turns out that, for nearly the first hundred years of our Read More