Popular School Supplies with Toxic Chemicals: What NOT to Buy for Your Kids

By adminProduct Liability

It’s back-to-school season! That means that parents and children are buying school supplies in anticipation of the start of the school year. Parents need to be aware, though, that a surprising number of common school supplies contain toxic chemicals that can harm their children. Playskool crayons available for purchase at Dollar Tree stores, for example, contain asbestos, which is a …

The 100 Deadliest Days for Teenage Drivers

By adminAuto Accident

For teenagers, cars may be integral to their summer memories. They may drive to beaches and lakes, parties, their first job, or even take the wheel during family vacation. A Deadly Spike During the Summer But unfortunately, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day are referred to as the “100 deadliest days” for teenage drivers. Fatalities in car crashes …

Lawyers Beware! New Scam Involves Fake Clients, Forged Bank Checks

By adminNews

NJ & NY divorce lawyer Paul Goldhamer, Esq. is a founding partner at Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman. In addition to practicing matrimonial and estate law, Mr. Goldhamer has a busy schedule of lectures, teaching, and media appearances. Among many accomplishments, he helped launch the establishment of free legal seminars for the public in New York and New Jersey. Mr. Goldhamer was …

LAND ROVER and JAGUAR TIMING CHAIN Defect Class Action

By Andrew OrlanderAuto Accident, Class Action

The firm is currently litigating a putative class action involving a potential defect in the PRIMARY TIMING CHAIN ASSEMBLIES for JAGUAR and LAND ROVER vehicles, model years 2012 through 2014, equipped with a 5.0 liter direct injection engine.  Class vehicles include but are not limited to the following Range Rover platforms/vehicles: LR4 (LA), Range Rover Sport (LW), Range Rover Sport …

Best Tips for Swimming Pool Safety

By adminPremises

In spite of substantial safety enhancements over the past several years, swimming pools continue to present great risks for property owners and their guests. Statistics compiled by the Consumer Products Safety Commission, for example, reveal that accidental drowning is one of the top causes of fatalities among children younger than 14, and that for a two-year period between 2015 and …

How Your Marriage Can Survive the “Frustrated Forties”

By Jacky GaleDivorce attorney

It’s no secret that divorce rates have increased throughout recent decades. For many couples in early middle age, the 40s are particularly tumultuous. Divorce rates among couples in their early 20s are negligible, and among the 25 to 29 age group, the rate stays under 10%. By the time a couple reaches the 40s, divorce rates increase sharply, from about …

6 Things Most People Don’t Know About Divorce

By Ava LawsonDivorce attorney

In a perfect world, married couples would grow old together and live out their days happily. In reality, nearly 50 percent of all marriages in the U.S. end in divorce. The break-up of a marriage is never easy. It’s one of those things in life you think will never happen to you, and until you go through the process, it’s …

8 Great Ways to Trick Out Your Motorcycle

By adminMotorcycle Accident

In Robert Pirsig’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, the author explains that both life and motorcycles can be perceived from either a classic or a romantic perspective. The classic perspective focuses on how life or the motorcycle works, whereas the romantic perspective explores how they feel. Whether intentionally or subconsciously, riders often fall into one of these two …

Why Baby Boomers Divorce: What the Research Says

By Dawn SnyderDivorce attorney

Overall, the American divorce rate is declining – except for older adults. According to the National Center for Family & Marriage Research, between 1990 and 2014, the divorce rate among adults over age 50 doubled, while the rate among adults over 65 tripled. Another curiosity is that among younger Americans, those with college degrees are significantly less likely to divorce …

Alimony Tax Laws Change December 31st, 2018

By adminDivorce attorney

Bergen County divorce lawyer Paul Goldhamer, Esq. is a founding partner at Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman. In addition to practicing matrimonial and estate law, Mr. Goldhamer maintains a full schedule of teaching, speaking engagements, and media appearances. Mr. Goldhamer was selected in 2014 as a “Super Lawyer” by Superlawyers.com. From Paul Goldhamer: When it comes to alimony, the new tax law …