Making the decision to file for divorce is often difficult; trying to navigate the divorce process by yourself is even more challenging. It’s in your best interest to consult a family attorney in Bergen County to help you through this trying time. Your divorce lawyer can handle your case with the sensitivity you need and … Continue reading Child Custody and Divorce in New Jersey
If you are driving with a heightened Blood Alcohol Content (BAC), police may pull you over and request to check the alcohol content in your breath, blood, or urine. New Jersey law dictates that all drivers operating motor vehicles on state roads consent to be tested for alcohol or drugs in the event that they … Continue reading Should You Refuse a DWI Test?
A signification portion of the divorce practice at The Law Firm of Walter K. Schreyer is to modify clients’ original divorce orders. Arrangements initially made during divorce hearings aren’t permanent, and we understand that they sometimes need to be revisited when our clients’ lives change. In order for someone to change a child custody or … Continue reading What Is a Post-Divorce Modification?
If you have been arrested and charged with your first DUI, the penalties are not nearly as bad as second and third offenses. However, that doesn’t mean first-time DUI sentences are a walk in the park. License suspension, fines, fees, and a jail sentence of up to 30 days are all common in New Jersey … Continue reading First-Time DUI Sentences
When someone steals another person’s information and uses it without permission, it is considered identity theft. Even though identity theft is a non-violent, white-collar crime, it can create considerable havoc on the victim’s credit history, financial reputation, and overall financial well-being. The best way for someone to protect against identity theft is to safeguard his … Continue reading Different Type of Identity Theft
In the mid-1980s, the New Jersey Superior Court created the Child Support Hearing Officer Program as a way to speed up child support cases. A child support hearing officer is a lawyer or other qualified professional who assesses the evidence in a case. From there, he or she makes a recommendation to the judge. Even … Continue reading A Look at New Jersey’s Child Support Hearing Officer Program
Many work environments present hazards that can lead to serious injuries, including back injuries and traumatic brain injuries. If you suffer an injury at work, you may be able to collect workers’ compensation benefits or medical insurance to cover your medical costs. However, in order to be eligible for these benefits, there are certain steps … Continue reading Steps to Take if You Suffer an Injury at Work
Everyone makes mistakes. Unfortunately, some mistakes can carry serious, far-reaching consequences. New Jersey has stiff DUI laws and even stiffer penalties. This means you need an aggressive defense attorney to protect yourself from the ramifications of a guilty verdict. To help you understand the importance of hiring a DUI defense attorney in Paramus to fight … Continue reading The Consequences of a DUI in New Jersey
Although marriage is supposed to be a timeless vow, circumstances can and do change quickly. Unfortunately, dissolving a marriage isn’t as simple as “breaking up.” When you or your spouse decides that one or both of you would be happier apart, you will need to file for divorce. During a divorce, you and your spouse … Continue reading Answers to Your Questions About Divorce in New Jersey
New Jersey has stiff DUI laws, and the penalties of a guilty verdict can have long reaching consequences. For starts, your driver’s license may be suspended for up to 7 months after the first offense. You may also face fines well over $1,000 for repeat DUI offenses. Worst of all, a driver may receive a … Continue reading Potential Consequences of a DUI