2019 Estate Tax Exemptions: See the Numbers

By adminFamily Law Attorney, News

New York and New Jersey estate lawyer Paul Goldhamer, Esq. is a founding partner of Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman in Rockland County and Bergen County. Mr. Goldhamer is proud to have been honored as a “Super Lawyer” by the legal site Superlawyers.com. When not practicing family and matrimonial law, Paul keeps busy with charitable efforts, lectures, public talks and appearances on radio …

Brandon Rothstein, Esq. Named a 2018 Hudson Valley Parent Favorite Lawyer

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Brandon Rothstein, Esq. from Kantrowitz, Goldhamer and Graifman has been recognized for exceptional legal care. All year, lawyers at Kantrowitz, Goldhamer and Graifman go above and beyond to provide clients with exceptional legal care. This service has been recognized and appreciated by their clients this year with the coveted title of 2018 Hudson Valley Parent Favorite Lawyer. The lawyers at …

How Will Divorce Impact My Social Security Benefits?

By adminDivorce attorney

Social Security can be an important benefit for older people because it supplies income once one has retired. In general, people become eligible at the age of 62, although benefits taken then are lower than they will be at full retirement age (FRA). FRA is reached between 65 and 67, depending on the year of their birth. (For people born …

New Jersey Landowner Liability in Slip and Fall Accidents

By adminSlip and fall accidents

Nationwide, more than 800,000 people per year are injured severely enough to be hospitalized by slip and fall accidents. Twenty percent of these are due to injuries to the head or a broken hip. Tragically, deaths from falls have increased 30% in recent years. If you or a loved one has slipped or fallen and injured yourself on a landowner’s …

New Year Brings New Alimony Tax Rules

By Dawn SnyderDivorce attorney

The new year ushered in big changes in the federal tax law – one that now impact alimony payments. While the change directly affects how alimony is treated, it is expected to indirectly influence the way other settlement and divorce divisions are implemented as well. Tax burden shifts under new tax law Historically, the party paying alimony (the higher-earning spouse, …

3 Things You Need To Know About Premarital Agreements

By Rita WilliamsPremarital Agreement

Misconceptions swirl around what premarital agreements, often referred to as “prenups,” are – and what they lead to. Partly, that is because they are often the subject of media stories about celebrities. (Justin Bieber is only the most recent – and that was because he was one of the few mega-celebrities not to have one.) It may also be partly …

What You Need To Know About Towing Reimbursement from Insurance

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Rockland County & Bergen County divorce lawyer Paul Goldhamer, Esq. is a co-founding partner at Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman. When not practicing family law in NY & NJ, Mr. Goldhamer maintains a busy schedule with supporting charities, giving lectures, and appearing on radio & TV. Paul was named a “Super Lawyer” by Superlawyers.com in 2014. From Paul Goldhamer, Esq.: If you have a …

Can You Sue Your Spouse for Personal Injury?

By Ryan BrownPersonal Injury Lawsuits

Can spouses sue each other for personal injury? After all, one spouse may do things that are unsafe to the other, either intentionally or unwittingly. At one point in history, spouses were not legally allowed to sue each other for personal injury, due to a general principle called “interspousal immunity.” Why? Well, in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a …