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Can a Bankruptcy Filing Help You Avoid Foreclosure?

Have you fallen behind in your mortgage payments? Have you received notice that your lender is seeking to foreclose, or are you worried that could happen any day? You may be considering filing for bankruptcy protection as a way of keeping your home. Here are some guidelines to help you make the right decision. A Bankruptcy Filing Will Only … [Read more...]

What is Civil Litigation?

Most people have heard the term "civil litigation," and most have a sense that there's a difference between the criminal justice system and other legal matters. But the term "civil suit" or "civil litigation" can still be confusing. This blog is designed to help clear up some of that confusion. The Parties In a civil lawsuit, the parties are … [Read more...]

The Statute of Limitations on Personal Injury in New Jersey

When you have suffered any type of loss because of someone else's wrongdoing, you must take legal action to seek damages within a specific period of time. This rule, known as the "statute of limitations," serves a number of important objectives. First, it minimizes the risk that witnesses will disappear, die or forget what they saw or heard. It … [Read more...]

Howard N. Sobel, Esq. Named A 2016 New Jersey SuperLawyer

Business litigator Howard N. Sobel, Esq. was recently named by Thomson Reuters, publishers of "Super Lawyers" as a 2016 New Jersey "SuperLawyer" for his excellence in the area of general litigation. Sobel has received this prestigious distinction annually since 2010. Only five percent of attorneys in the state are named by Super Lawyers … [Read more...]