New Jersey Right to Farm Act Pursuant to New Jersey’s Right to Farm Act, “commercial…

Having a Durable Power of Attorney is Highly Recommended A Durable Power of Attorney is…

Looking to purchase property with contaminated soil and groundwater?  Probably not, unless you are a…

On June 16, 2016, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that an employment agreement that shortened…

Nicole L. Voigt attended the 2016 Convention of the Commercial Real Estate Women Network (CREW-Network)…

Recently, two bills were proposed to the New Jersey Legislature to amend the New Jersey…

Let’s face it: most of us do not work for free. As much as we…

Bob spoke at the September meeting of the West Amwell Seniors Club, along with Bob…

Bob Shanahan will be speaking about Advance Directives for Healthcare at the Senior Wellness Center…

On October 13, Bob Shanahan will moderate a program on elder abuse. The program, entitled,…

PARALEGAL (Full Time):  Flemington, NJ Law Firm seeks paralegal for transactional work. Experience in real…

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY (Full Time):  Flemington, NJ Law Firm seeks associate attorney for transactional work involving…

I recently scaled back on my residential real estate closings, so that I can practice real…

You’ve done the “right thing”, “stepped up to the plate”, and have signed a last…

There is growing confusion over when an executor must obtain a New Jersey Inheritance Tax…

Benefiting Volunteer Guardianship One On One, Inc.

The Small Business Development Center The Small Business Development Center at Raritan Valley Community College…

New Jersey is said to have one of the strictest anti-bullying laws in the country….

You know the old adage: “Every time I go online, all of my friends are…

I was recently asked to speak about “Teachable Moments in Business” from my perspective as…

You are Going to Have a Problem I am a “Baby-Boomer”. It makes me feel…

Remember Joan Rivers? “Can we talk?” Can we? Why Do You Do It? Why do…

At its recent annual meeting, Bob Shanahan was elected to the Board of Trustees of…

The New Jersey Anti-Eviction Act (N.J.S.A. 2A:18-53, et seq.) provides protections for tenants being wrongfully…

If you rent an apartment in New Jersey, you likely had to pay a security…

COMMITTEE ON THE UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW Appointed by the Supreme Court of New Jersey…

This article has been a long time coming. I have thought about writing it many…

In order to be approved for Medicaid benefits in 2016, an individual can have no…

This August 4th, 2016, Sean (age 14) and Wyatt (age 12) are traveling to Montana with…

Sometimes, an employer may offer a severance package to an employee whom is being terminated….

The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) protects employees from discrimination based on their status…

The “Hook” That Is Offered To You By The Nursing Home Upon the admittance of…

Many times, a child or a friend will bring in a parent or another person…

Memorial Day. Each year, the last Monday in May marks a celebration for Americans. Many,…

All employees in New Jersey have a right to be free from harassment in the…

Caregivers of elderly parents often experience a parent who routinely makes donations to every charity…

  THOUGHTS ON LAW & GOVERNMENT: LAW DAY 2017 BY ROBERT J. SHANAHAN, JR. ESQ….

Bob Shanahan will be speaking again at the Hunterdon County Senior Center on Wills, Trusts,…

Government records are often a valuable tool for obtaining information relevant to a buyer’s due…

Shanahan & Voigt, LLC is proud to announce that two of our attorneys, Robert J….

Determining whether a person is operating as an employee or an independent contractor is significant…

As many of you know, I am very involved with Volunteer Guardianship One on One,…

As I have written previously, there are many different types of trusts.  Depending upon what…

On January 19, 2016, Governor Chris Christie signed into law, legislation that reforms several aspects…

Facing the reality of being unemployed can lead a person to many questions. One of…

On February 18, 2016, Associate Matthew R. Tavares will be admitted into the New York…

Real estate assessments are based upon the value of the real estate as of October…

VOLUNTEER GUARDIANSHIP COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAM All programs are FREE of charge. The series will be…

I have increasingly been asked to review transactions or relief offers involving time shares and…

What is a Disclaimer Credit Shelter Trust? A Disclaimer Credit Shelter Trust is an important…

Medicaid is a Federal program that is administered by the individual States. Its purpose is…

There is a Misunderstanding of the Role of the Attorney “All I need is a…

Being “Fair” By Naming All Children as Fiduciaries Many parents prefer to name all of…

I am a resident of Delaware Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, and I oppose the…

Construction Boomed on the Jersey Shore Following Hurricane Sandy Following Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey’s shore…

When Can Commercial Tenants Appeal? N.J.S.A. 54:3-21 authorizes any aggrieved tax payer to file an…

The law firm of Shanahan & Voigt, LLC is pleased to announce that Robert J….

How Can I Clear My Record? If you have been arrested and/or convicted by the…

Often times, people find themselves in disputes with their employers and fellow employees.  Surprisingly, many…

Nicole L. Voigt is the founding past president, and current chair of the technology committee,…

Families are often interested in creating care agreements between a parent, who is in need…

Shanahan & Voigt, LLC is currently seeking a Full Time Front Desk Receptionist/Legal Secretary for…

The law firm of Shanahan & Voigt, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of…

It came in the mail. The dreaded jury summons. I had been called for jury…

By: Marjorie Rand When a parent can no longer care for himself, the family often…

Marjorie Rand, CPA is President and owner of Marjorie L. Rand,C.P.A., P.C. with offices in…

CREW NJ, Commercial Real Estate Women of New Jersey, has approved attorney Nicole L. Voigt…

Shanahan & Voigt, LLC seeks New Jersey licensed Associate Attorney for general litigation practice. The…

By Nicole L. Voigt, Esq., Attorney at Law The Collaborative Concept I recently had the…

By: Robert J. Shanahan, Jr. Esq. During this month, I have joined a team of…

By: Robert J. Shanahan, Jr. Esq. When it appears that a parent needs nursing home…

Effective Immediately On March 1, 2015, the “Opportunity to Compete Act” took effect in New…

New Jersey’s Tough Laws New Jersey has some of the toughest laws in the nation…

Farmland and Woodland Assessment Throughout Hunterdon County and surrounding areas, many landowners enjoy a reduced…

Helping Those Who Cannot Help Themselves The court may appoint a guardian when an adult…

In the eyes of the law, many business entities are considered to be separate “persons”…

When a loved-one is no longer able to make decisions about their finances, housing or…

Please join us for a night to enjoy and remember honoring Rabbi Evan Jaffe! When:…

Information on unscheduled closings and delayed openings at New Jersey courts may be obtained at…

Scoping is an important stage for us to make the pipeline appear as untenable as…

NOI for EIS for PennEast Pipeline Janaury 13 2015 This January of 2015, PennEast parent’s…

In New Jersey, most residential tenants are not required to move out at the end…

This January of 2015, PennEast parent’s company, UGI, announced an alternative route for the pipeline…

Understanding Natural Gas Pipeline Approvals and the Importance of Fact-Based, Stakeholder Participation in Scoping and…

On September 10, 2014, Governor Christie signed a bill (A845) that resulted in a major…

Senior Care Radio is a new web-based radio program which focuses on senior news and…

An example of a quickly signed weak living will. You’ve gone to the hospital, maybe for a…

Speaking Engagements Bob Shanahan: 9/15 Teaching, Legal I, a business course for new entrepreneurs, Small…

Do you have too much Income? Do you have too much income? I sometimes find…

The Scenario Often, I receive telephone calls from a family member asking me to prepare…

Some of you may know that I like to grow all kinds of vegetables and…

On June 30, 2014, both Houses of the New Jersey Senate passed bill number A845/971/1649,…

Frequently, buyers of real property will ask why they should invest in a new survey. …

You’ve done the “right thing”, “stepped up to the plate”, and have signed a last…

Increased Minimum Gross Sales Beginning in the Tax Year 2015, lands subject to farmland assessment must…

Spring 2014:  Attorneys Nicole L. Voigt and Robert J. Shanahan, Jr. completed a 30 Hour…

What is an Early Settlement Panel (ESP)? After the Complaint for Divorce has been filed…

Underground storage tanks (USTs) are a known risk in real estate transactions, and should be…

The world’s first civic service organization, Rotary International, is expanding in central New Jersey.  On…

I often receive calls from people who have just lost a loved one and want…

If you are going through, or have been through a divorce and want to change…

Courts, Modifications, Short Sales, and Deed-in-Lieu By Nicole L. Voigt, Esq., Attorney at Law Homeowners…

There is a movement in New Jersey to reform the alimony laws to conform to…

The world’s first civic service organization, Rotary International, is expanding in central New Jersey.  The…

What is child support? Child support is financial support that one party, the “Obligor,” pays…

BY ROBERT J. SHANAHAN, JR. ESQ. Generally, a court order creating a guardianship for an…

By: Robert J. Shanahan, Jr. Esq. BACKGROUND Collaborative Law has been mainly used and developed…

By: Robert J. Shanahan, Jr. Esq. Much has been said about the use of mediation…

Fall is in the air, the kids are back to school, and real estate attorneys…

The State of New Jersey adopted Child Support Guidelines in 1986 to create consistency in…

As a BSA merit badge counselor, I once asked a group of Scouts for the…

It came in the mail. The dreaded jury summons. I had been called for jury…

At the conclusion of the initial consultation with a perspective new divorce client, after listening…

MUST UPGRADE TO SEPTIC SYSTEM AS CONDITION OF SALE Effective June of 2012, properties serviced…

By Guest Contributor, Wayne J. Ingram, P.E., P.P., Vice President, Engineering & Land PLanning Assoc. In…

Selling your home can be both exciting and stressful. When selling a home, homeowners are…

Your real estate taxes are based upon the assessed value of your property.  Every year,…

New Jersey Chief Justice, Stuart Rabner, announced a state-wide program to monitor court appointed guardians…

How you take title to real estate determines your present day rights to the property, and affects…

The Consumer Fraud Act regulates home improvements in cumulative excess of $500.00 provided on existing…

The below checklist is for informational purposes only, and does not exclude the Landlord from…

In 2005, a married couple signed a contact with a builder to purchase a unit…

Hurricane Katrina destroyed Merlin’s house in August of 2005.  About two weeks before Katrina hit,…

Shortly before he left the employment of a residential treatment center for addicted persons, an…

Nicole Voigt has been voted President of the Hunterdon County chapter of the New Jersey…

On April 19, Bob will speak for Hunterdon Hospice Care, on the problems you will…

On November 17, 2009, Bob will be addressing the Hunterdon County Medical Society, at its…

The Board of Directors of Volunteer Guardianship, One on One, Inc. has elected Bob Shanahan…

Bob Shanahan has been invited to speak to the Hunterdon County Regional Ethics Committee on…

On Wednesday, September 30, Bob Shanahan became the President-Elect of the Hunterdon County Bar Association. …

Briteside Adult Day Care Centers, Inc. has announced that Bob Shanahan has been appointed to…

Bob Shanahan is scheduled to join a presentation on Volunteer Guardianship One on One Inc,…

May 5, 2009  Bob Shanahan spoke at a meeting sponsored by PNC Investments, at the Beaver…

The sign on the glass door reads “Elder Law Attorney.” You peer through that door…

Remarkably, Congress did not change the Federal Estate Tax law, as we had all predicted. …

Being an Elder Care attorney for over fifteen years, I have seen so many people…

Navigating Business Transitions: by Pamela Duda, President, Lifescapes Professional Coaching, LLC  Presented by: New Jersey…

Money, It’s All In Your Mind: by Lorelei Fenton, Owner, Evolutions by Lorelei  Presented by:…

On April 17, Bob will be teaching a course for Volunteer Guardianship’s Center for Guardianship…

On April 26, Bob will give a program entitled, “Standing in the Gap”, for Briteside…

Bob Shanahan has been elected President of the Board of Trustees for Guardianship One on…

On January 23, 2012, Nicole Voigt will teach Legal I:  Choice of Business Entity, for…

On February 13, 2012, Nicole Voigt will teach Legal II:  Contracts for Small Business Entities,…

Avoiding Common Business Pitfalls: panel discussion and open Q&A Presented by: New Jersey Association of…

Bob Shanahan has completed a two-day, Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law training session, which was held at…

November 22, 2011 saw a “Marathon Continuing Legal Education Day”, which was run by the…

From Wednesday, November 3 through Saturday, November 6, Bob attended the national conference of the…

Bob Shanahan will speak at PNC Bank’s client appreciation night at Beaver Brook, on October…

On October 20, Bob will be speaking before the Hunterdon Regional Ethics Committee, and invited…

Bob Shanahan will be sworn in as the President of the Hunterdon County Bar Association…

Wednesday, April 14th, from 6:00-8:30pm   “Guardians and End of Life Decision Making”   This program, sponsored…

Unity Bank, on Old Highway 22 in Clinton, will be holding its home mortgage seminar…

May is National Elder Law Month.  As part of a nationwide observance of National Elder…

Residential real estate contracts executed on or after January 1, 2010, must comply with the…

For most married couples, filing federal income taxes jointly, rather than separately, results in a…

Nicole has been accepted as a member of the New Jersey Association of Women Business…

Attorney Nicole Voigt attended the successful January 21, 2010 Bunco Blizzard fundraising event, sponsored by…

Nicole Voigt teaches Legal I and Legal II, courses on business formation and contracts, respectively,…

When retirement plans suffered big losses in 2008, Congress enacted a one-year moratorium, for 2009,…

I am frequently asked to explain what “holistic law” means.  The answer is not apparent. …