Articles, Legal Tips and More
At the Fort Lee Law Office of Jae Lee Law, our personal injury attorneys are committed to helping, informing, and educating people who have been injured via auto accidents, personal injury, medical malpractice, and more.
Wed 2015 Jan 21
New Appellate Decision Makes it More Difficult to Obtain a Stay of License Suspension During DWI Appeal.
Nearly everyone knows that the penalty for a DWI is license suspension. But what happens after a DUI defendant is convicted with DWI, but decides to appeal? Should the DUI defendant be allowed to keep his license while the appeal is pending? Not so fast, says the Appellate Division in State v. Robertson.
Mon 2015 Jan 12
State V. Buckner: Supreme Court Appeal Highlights the Problem of Judicial Shortages
At first glance, the Buckner case seems your run-of-the-mill criminal case. James Buckner was convicted in 2012 of 2nd degree armed robbery and assault, and was subsequently sentenced to nine years in prison. Buckner now seeks a new trial because the original trial judge was 73 years old.
Fri 2014 Dec 26
New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Files Lawsuit After Husband’s Auto-Related Death
New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Jaynee LaVecchia has filed wrongful death and survival actions in Morris County. Her husband, Michael Cole, was a prominent lawyer and former director of the Division of Law.
Tue 2014 Dec 16
New Jersey Appellate Decision Minimizes Impact of Breath-Test Refusal Warnings
As most people are aware, the Breathalyzer test is usually the way that the police measure blood alcohol content in DUI cases. But what happens when a driver refuses to take a Breathalyzer test?
Thu 2014 Dec 11
New Law Allows for Increases in Court Filing Fees to Fund Electronic Filing System
On August 11, Governor Chris Christie signed a law which paves the way for an increase in court filing fees.
Mon 2014 Dec 1
Major Changes in New Jersey Alimony Law – The End of the Lifetime Alimony Payment System
New Jerseyans planning to divorce will soon need to re-think their finances in a major way. Governor Chris Christie signed a bill in September which represents New Jersey’s first step into alimony reform.
Thu 2014 Nov 20
Ray Rice Case Prompts a Bill Establishing Specialized Domestic Violence Courts
Ray Rice’s assault of his now-wife Janay Palmer has remained in the national spotlight, especially after a video showing the incident was leaked to TMZ on September 8th.
Fri 2014 Nov 7
Calculating Economic Damages in a Personal Injury Case
Imagine waking up in your hotel room in the middle of the night, turning on the lights, and discovering that bed bugs are crawling all over your sheets and pillows.
We will be constantly providing fresh and insightful content to better help our clients understand, and take appropriate actions when suffering such cases. Please do come back often to catch up on updated content, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for all the latest feeds.
At any time, if you have a question - feel free to contact our Law Office located in Fort Lee, New Jersey. You may call us at (201)346-3800, or use our online form to reach us directly.