State laws about marijuana have changed in New Jersey. Between the addition of a medical marijuana law in 2010 and the creation of a state patient registry in 2012, there's a lot of confusion about what is legal and what simply isn't. Perhaps further muddying the waters is that state laws about low-level possession seem to be lenient at first consideration.
There are a lot of additional expenses beyond the actual cost of your home when you purchase real estate. In fact, when you look at your settlement statement, the amount due is often thousands of dollars more than the purchase price of the property.
Getting behind the wheel after more than a drink or two is against the law. New Jersey has clear laws in place that make it illegal to operate a motor vehicle (including a motorcycle or even a boat) when your blood alcohol content (BAC) is 0.08 percent or higher. It's also illegal in cases where your BAC is below the legal limit but it's clear your ability to drive is impacted. Driving while intoxicated (DWI) is a crime that carries very serious penalties.
When you are a business owner, divorce can prove absolutely devastating. Depending on the protections you set up to keep your business separate from your marital property, you may lose the business entirely in the property division portion of the divorce process.
The term “prenuptial agreement” doesn’t get many people excited. In planning for a wedding, thinking about the “what if” is borderline taboo. But, like most of life’s more important decisions, a proactive approach can simplify matters later and protect important property.
For most couples, marriage involves a lengthy process of creating a life together. While this process is often focused more on the future, it includes each person’s past as well. Once a couple decides to dissolve their union, separating their lives becomes an emotional and legal challenge.