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Truck accident victims in Jersey City need to know these rules about bringing lawsuits

Jersey City, NJ - People who have been harmed in a truck crash tend to have significant costs and losses. This is due to the great size and weight differences between semi trucks and standard vehicles, and the fact that truck crashes are almost…
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Porch Pirates Causing Mayhem Across the Nation

Porch pirates are causing mayhem across the nation as lawmakers struggle to hold them accountable. As more Americans turn to online shopping, criminals are brazenly walking up to people's porches, nabbing expensive packages, and slipping away…
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State v. Bennie Anderson

August 11, 2021   In this case, the New Jersey Supreme Court decided that the forfeiture of a state employee’s pension was constitutional.  The employee had been convicted of crime while performing his official duties. Defendant,…
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State of New Jersey v. Garcia

The Supreme Court of New Jersey reversed and remanded a Criminal conviction for aggravated assault. Remand means that Court returns the case to a lower -level court.   The Court found that the trial court mistakenly suppressed key defense…
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State v. Darius J. Carter

State v. Darius J. Carter State v. Miguel A. Roman-Rosado   In 2021, the New Jersey Supreme Court decided two cases involving partially covered license plates and police search of the vehicles.  The police stated that these stops…
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THE COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT SUSTAINS THE APPEAL OF THE DENIAL TO SUA SPONTE REOPEN THE CASE OF ARISTY-ROSA V. ATTORNEY GENERAL UNITED STATES

Washington D.C. – On March 15, 2021, the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit sustained the appeal of the denial to sua sponte reopen the case of Aristy-Rosa v. Attorney General United States, holding that the full and unconditional gubernatorial…
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SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY REVERSES THE JUDGEMENT OF THE APPELLATE DIVISION AND REINSTATES THE COURT ORDER DENYING POST-CONVICTION RELIEF IN THE CASE OF STATE V. DONNELL GIDEON

Elizabeth, New Jersey – On January 14, 2021, the Supreme Court of New Jersey reversed the judgement of the Appellate Division and reinstated the court order denying post-conviction relief (PCR) in case of State v. Donnell Gideon, finding that…
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THE ATTORNEY GENERAL VACATES DECISIONS IN MATTER OF A-B- I, A-B- II, AND L-E-A- II

Washington, DC – On June 16, 2021, Attorney General Merrick Garland vacated decisions in Matter of A-B-, 27 I&N Dec. 316 (A.G. 2018) (“A-B- I”), Matter of A-B-, 28 I&N Dec. 199 (A.G. 2021) (“A-B- II”), and Matter of L-E-A-,…
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Rad v. AG

A criminal charge may complicate immigration matters.   In 2021, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals decided on this type of  case, in Rad v. AG.  The Court of Appeals is a federal court, and hears appeals for cases over which it has jurisdiction. …
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THE COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT DENIES STATUTORY WITHHOLDING OF REMOVAL UNDER THE INA AND CAT IN THE CASE OF FIGUEROA V. ATTORNEY GENERAL UNITED STATES

Washington, D.C. – On January 13, 2021, the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit reviewed and denied statutory withholding of removal under the INA and CAT in the case of Figueroa v. Attorney General United States, affirming that the Board…
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State v. Damon William

On January 19, 2021, the Supreme Court of New Jersey held that Mr. William was denied a fair trial.  The Court reversed an appellate division decision, vacated Mr. William ‘s conviction, and remanded for a new trial.  Vacating a conviction…
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Matter of Mensah, 28 I&N Dec. 288 (BIA 2021)

On April 14, 2021, the Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”) upheld an immigration court decision denying Ms. Mensah’s petition for adjustment of status.  The BIA stated that Ms. Mensah’s willful misrepresentation of a material fact…
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How driving while intoxicated convictions affect immigration cases has been confusing and uncertain for quite some time.

Jersey City, New Jersey – How driving while intoxicated convictions affect immigration cases has been confusing and uncertain for quite some time. It remains so today, and likely for the foreseeable future. However, one small area of the law…
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Queens, New York, Understanding the Divorce Process

Once the divorce process is complete, it will be the end of the legal marriage and this is done through a court order. Lawyers and court members may call a divorce matrimonial action and the individual who starts the divorce is a plaintiff while…
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Burlington County, New Jersey, Taking Action After a Truck Accident

The need for proper medical care and attention can not be emphasized enough after a person gets into a serious collision with a truck. Truck accidents often lead to very severe personal injuries that have long-lasting, and sometimes, permanent…
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How does auto insurance help New Jersey drivers in case of a crash?

Camden County, NJ - Car insurance is meant to help pay for things like medical treatment and vehicle repairs in case of an accident. This can be an important way for anyone who is affected to return to normal quickly if their claim is paid out…