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NJ Criminal Law

A criminal charge can change your life forever.

If you are arrested, or if you learn you are the target of a criminal investigation, you need expert legal representation immediately. The stakes are far too high to act without the advice of an experienced criminal defense attorney.

People often make their cases far worse by acting without an expert criminal lawyer.  They say things they think will help, but find their statements being used against them. They contact a witness or person claiming to be a victim and find themselves being accused of tampering with a witness. Rather than asking for an attorney, they make a false or misleading statement out of fear and find themselves being charged with obstruction of justice. They panic and hide and find themselves being denied reasonable bail because they are considered a flight risk. They talk to family and friends only to have prosecutors subpoena these people to force them to testify about what was said.

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NJ Family Law

Divorce, Custody Battles and Child Support.

These can be some of the most emotionally devastating events in your life.  There is often a strong sense of betrayal. There is uncertainty. And, there is fear.

  1. Fear you will lose your children.
  2. Fear you will lose your money.
  3. Fear you won’t have enough to live on.

James Patton understands these fears and aggressively works with you to reach a fair result that minimizes your emotional and economic damage.

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NJ Real Estate Law

It’s important to seek out an experienced Real Estate Attorney, who can help you, the prospective buyer or seller, with the process of buying and/or selling homes.  The real estate attorney looks out for a party’s interests, ensures title to the property is clear, and takes care of issues that may arise after the sale.

Sandra Woolcock concentrates her practice in trusts and estates, wealth transfer, estate planning, estate administration and probate, guardianship, special needs and dispute resolution arising from complex New Jersey Wills. She seeks to maximize the goals of estate owners including limiting tax liability, avoiding or minimizing probate court involvement, and in anticipating and planning for issues affecting estate transfer.

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NJ Estate & Trust Law

An important part of estate planning is to provide instructions for your family as to what you want done in the event you are unable to make medical decisions on your behalf.

One of the greatest gifts an individual can give their family is to provide clear instructions as to your desires as to what to do if you are incapacitated.

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