Written by Jonathan Z. Petro, Co-Managing Partner Yes. That sounds trite. On June 12, 2016, I woke up in our comfortable bed, in our comfortable house, and the sun was shining into our comfortable bedroom.  My life was not changed in the way Eddie Justice’s mother’s life was changed.  My life was not changed in…

My life changed on June 12, 2016.

Drug courts act as an alternative to the traditional criminal justice system. They allow for a more collaborative relationship between criminal justice officials and drug treatment professionals. The typical drug court program entails close supervision of the offender, frequent drug testing, several court appearances, and a strict treatment and recovery process. Drug courts are limited…

What is Drug Court?

Oftentimes, family members feel they are ill-equipped to assist an aging relative in the time of need. One reason for feeling ill-equipped is because the family member lacks sufficient information and knowledge about the relative’s personal and financial affairs. Having access to such information will provide the family member with the means to help resolve…

Helping Our Loved Ones: Gathering Important Information

In early March, legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act was approved and will be sent to the House for a vote. Its supporters hope the House vote will occur before the Spring break starting on April 7th. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has provided an analysis of the legislation and has estimated…

Healthcare Update: The Future of the Affordable Care Act

CLDDS Partners, Robert L. Gutman, Neil Brodsky and Louis A. Felicetta will be offering pertinent lessons on commercial leases in the next “Open for Business” program held by the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce. The four-hour class is part of a series presented with the Ocean County College Continuing and Professional Education Business Engagement…

Gain Valuable Knowledge of Commercial Leases

Let’s face it. If you are starting a new business, the last thing you think your business needs is an attorney. However, here are five reasons why hiring an attorney is absolutely critical to protect your business. Preparation and Preemption: Preparation is key. Creating a business involves an incredible amount of paperwork and legal formalities.…

Starting a Business? Why Hiring a Lawyer is Critical.
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