Mark Law Firm Blog

New Jersey DUI/DWI Checkpoints Ramp Up Through Labor Day

Posted by Jamison Mark on Aug 27, 2016 3:00:00 PM

 

New Jersey is ramping up its crackdown on drinking and driving through the end of August and the busy Labor Day weekend holiday. This year, the state gave 158 New Jersey towns $5,000 each to set up DWI checkpoints and conduct roving patrols during this period. State and local law enforcement are joining with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.

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Topics: Criminal Defense, Hiring a lawyer

Changes May Extend New Jersey Child Support to Include Tuition

Posted by Jamison Mark on Aug 22, 2016 10:30:00 AM

 

 

Summer is coming to an end, and the first day of school looms on the horizon. Many New Jersey residents are trying to fit in last minute trips to the beach, time at the pool, and family vacations. But while some families are relaxing at the beach club, parents of college students may be facing the realization that tuition bills and book fees are right around the corner.

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Topics: Family Law, Hiring a lawyer

Sheriffs to Round Up Parents Delinquent on New Jersey Child Support

Posted by Jamison Mark on Aug 19, 2016 10:30:00 AM

 

Summer is coming to a close, and New Jersey students are heading back to school. For many families with a non-custodial parent who doesn’t pay child support, back-to-school shopping will be tight. New Jersey sheriffs are stepping in to try to get those parents to pay what they owe for their children.

 

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Topics: Family Law, Hiring a lawyer

I Didn’t Understand My “Miranda” Rights. What Can I Do?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Aug 12, 2016 4:00:00 PM

 

Fifty years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in Miranda v. Arizona. The landmark case requires that police officers inform arrestees about certain guaranteed rights: that they have the right to remain silent and the right to an attorney (at no cost if they cannot afford to hire one privately).   

But what happens if a person being taken into custody doesn’t speak English well enough to understand those rights?

 

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Topics: Criminal Defense, Hiring a lawyer

FAQ About New Jersey Child Support

Posted by Jamison Mark on Jul 16, 2016 3:00:00 PM

 

If you’re a custodial parent in New Jersey who is entitled to child support, you may have questions about how you collect payments for your minor children. These are some of the most common questions about the child support system.

 

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Topics: Family Law, Hiring a lawyer

FAQ About New Jersey Divorce

Posted by Jamison Mark on Jul 2, 2016 10:00:00 AM

 

 

Ending a marriage or civil union can be a difficult process. Emotions run high, and the legal process can be confusing and complicated. Before you file for divorce or dissolution in New Jersey, learning the basics of the marital dissolution process can help you prepare and plan for the road ahead. To help you learn more, here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the process.

 

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Topics: Family Law, Hiring a lawyer

I Can’t Afford a Lawyer…Can I?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Jun 17, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Maybe you’ve been injured in an auto accident or suffered a personal injury; maybe you’ve been the victim of sexual harassment, wage theft, or other employment law violation; maybe you need representation in a civil dispute. If you need representation but worry that you can’t afford an attorney, there are a number of ways that law firm retainer agreements can meet your needs.

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Topics: Personal Injury, Civil Disputes, Hiring a lawyer

How to Handle Parked Car Collisions

Posted by Jamison Mark on Jun 10, 2016 10:00:00 AM

 

Accidents happen sometimes. Whether it’s in a crowded parking lot or on a narrow side street, at some point you may be involved in a collision with an unattended vehicle, or your car may be the one that suffers damage while it’s parked and out of your control. What do you do?

 

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Topics: Civil Disputes, Hiring a lawyer

How Do I Get My Ex to Pay New Jersey Child Support?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Mar 18, 2016 4:30:00 PM

If you are navigating the difficult waters of a New Jersey divorce and now have a court order for child support, you may be confused about how you will actually receive payments from your children's non-custodial parent. 

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Topics: Family Law, Hiring a lawyer

What to Do If You're Injured In a New Jersey Bicycle Accident

Posted by Jamison Mark on Mar 11, 2016 2:09:42 PM

 

Collisions involving bicycles and motor vehicles can be some of the most frightening and debilitating accidents. More than 700 bicyclists were killed in traffic accidents in the U.S. in 2013, and an additional 48,000 were injured. It’s important to know the laws and your rights as a bicyclist on New Jersey roadways.

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Topics: Personal Injury, Hiring a lawyer