Do You Have to Pay Child Support If You Are Separated?

By adminDivorce attorney

The breakdown of a marriage is, understandably, an emotional process. Often, spouses going through this breakdown will formalize it with a divorce. But in some cases – such as when the spouses prefer to take their time deciding how to end their marriage, or there are financial or other benefits for remaining married, some spouses decide to separate. Even though …

Emerging Medical Tech for Diagnosing Traumatic Brain Injuries

By Jacky GalePersonal Injury Lawsuits

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) refers to the type of brain degeneration caused by multiple traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Sports fans will recognize CTE as being the central focus of the movie Concussion, which was based on the true story of a doctor’s exploration of the link between CTE and football injuries. Although the focus of CTE research, at least in …

Understaffed Nursing Homes a National Problem

By Ava LawsonNursing Home Abuse

Inadequate staffing is a chronic problem in healthcare institutions that endangers patient welfare. Staff shortages in nursing homes are inextricably linked to higher reports of elder neglect and abuse. A recent report published in the New York Times reinforces concerns that staffing levels in Medicare-assisted living facilities are alarmingly inadequate. The report analyzed payroll records of nursing home aides, nurses …

From Cleaning Lady to Oil Tycoon: A Special Message from Paul Goldhamer, Esq.

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New York and New Jersey divorce attorney Paul Goldhamer, Esq. is a founding partner at Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman. In addition to practicing family and estate law, Mr. Goldhamer teaches, lectures to professional organizations, and engages in media outreach. He was a pioneer in establishing free legal seminars to the public throughout the Tri-State area. Mr. Goldhamer received the honor of …

Someone Hit My Parked Car. What Do I Do?

By adminAuto Accident

Life is going well. Maybe you had a good commute to work that morning, or enjoyed a great day at the beach. But then, when you return to your car, you find that someone hit it. What should you do? Treat It as An Accident Scene Hitting a parked car is just as much as accident as hitting a car in …

Who is More Likely to File for Divorce – Men or Women?

By Dawn SnyderDivorce attorney

American marriages have evolved in many ways over the years – economic structures changed as women joined the workforce, the rate of divorce has risen, and the demographics of those getting married has changed. But one thing has remained consistent – women are much more likely than men to file for divorce. According to studies from 2000 and 2016, women …

How Safe is Your Bicycle Helmet? New System Rates the Best

By adminAuto Accident

Research on bicycle helmet use around the world found that helmets could reduce the risk of serious head trauma by up to 85 percent. A properly fitting bike helmet is one’s best defense against face and head injuries, and in the event of a serious accident, it could even save your life. Given these statistics, it’s common sense for all …

Bergen County Heroes of the Month: Center for Food Action

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The law office of Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman is proud to support Center for Food Action! The Center for Food Action (CFA), founded in 1976, is a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) organization that provides emergency services to northern New Jersey’s poorest and most vulnerable residents. CFA provides food, housing, utility, and heating assistance and offers counseling and advocacy services to low-income individuals …