Estate planning is an important legal process in which you make arrangements for transferring your property and possessions after death. By making these arrangements ahead of time, you can ensure that your valuable possessions are awarded to specific friends or family members according to your requests. As you meet with your New Jersey attorney to … Continue reading Defining Estate Planning and Important Related Terminology
It’s all too easy to inadvertently consume one too many drinks before heading home, particularly if your body happens to process alcohol more slowly than most. In New Jersey, driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08 percent or higher is grounds for a DUI charge. However, commercial drivers and drivers under the age … Continue reading What Are the Potential Consequences of Your First DUI Conviction?
In the United States, every crime falls into one of two categories: misdemeanor or felony. Because many people are unaware of the differences between these two categories, they often mistakenly use these terms interchangeably. In reality, the nature of a specific crime determines whether or not it will be classified as a misdemeanor or as … Continue reading Criminal Law: Misdemeanors vs. Felonies
At The Law Firm of Walter K. Schreyer, we have a longstanding track record of successfully helping workers obtain the compensation they deserve after suffering an on-the-job injury. Our law firm servicing Bergen County handles the cases of employees from a vast array of industries and occupations, including individuals who work in offices, oil and … Continue reading How We Can Help with Your Workers’ Compensation Claim
When marriages come to an end, there are a few ways that they can be handled. A divorce is considered the end of a marriage, and each party may hire a divorce lawyer to assist with the handling of assets, custody, and visitation. An annulment, on the other hand, is not subject to the same … Continue reading Annulment vs. Divorce
Rather than trudge through a marriage that does not make either party happy, many people decide to divorce and go their separate ways. Unfortunately, this can be a lengthy process and will typically require the help of a divorce lawyer or even a child custody attorney in Paramus. If you’re thinking about dissolving your marriage, … Continue reading Grounds for Divorce in New Jersey