News & Articles from Our New Jersey Law Firm
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Nicole Voigt to Speak at the New Jersey League of Municipalities Annual Conference Attorney, Nicole Voigt, will be part of a six-member panel at this year’s New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The panel will be discussing “Land Preservation: From Beginning to End (And After)”.
Right to Farm and Zoning Protection in New Jersey The Right to Farm Act provides protections against unduly restrictive local ordinances that would otherwise not permit certain farming practices. Put simply, Right to Farm allows certain activities, operations, and site improvements that are otherwise not permitted in the zone, provided
Revocable Living Trusts are often recommended as a way of transferring assets to loved ones, in lieu of drafting a Last Will and Testament. The benefits of such a Trust are routinely stated: the need to avoid probate, privacy concerns and even avoidance of death taxes. While none of these
Payments Made to Child for Caregiving Found Impermissible by New Jersey Medicaid I am often asked if, under the Medicaid rules, a child caregiver can be paid by a parent. New Jersey Medicaid has been very critical of such arrangements. It usually finds such payments to be an impermissible transfer
Your Designation of a Funeral Agent Under the Revised Right to Control Law On July 19, 2019, New Jersey Governor Murphy signed into law the revised, “Right to Control Law”. This law specifies who can authorize the funeral and disposition of the remains of a deceased person. Previously, the only
The Statewide Respite Care Program Offers Relief for Caregivers The Statewide Respite Care Program offers relief to caregivers who, for many reasons, may need some time away from their caregiving chores. I recently met with JoAnn Leeds, BSN, RN, who is the Program Coordinator of the program in Hunterdon County
The Durable Power of Attorney and Bank Disapproval By: Robert J. Shanahan, Jr., Esq. Any good estate planning attorney will have a client prepare a Durable Power of Attorney when preparing a Last Will and Testament. Elder law attorneys will also urge clients to prepare them, especially for those clients
5th Annual Harrie Copeland Barn Dance Saturday, October 12, 2019