Common legal terms for everyday use

Posted February 3rd, 2015 by .

Categories: Legal Topics.

Although some words used in legal documents are more complicated than others are, there are many commonly used legal terms.   A quick primer on some frequently encountered words in law cases may be beneficial to understanding not only your case, but also news articles regarding a legal matter. Name of the individual/organization bringing a case: […]

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These strange laws are still on New Jersey’s books

Posted January 22nd, 2015 by .

Categories: Legal Topics.

If you find it necessary to drive over a sidewalk, make sure you limit your speed to less than 4 mph.   This includes if you are riding over the sidewalk on your horse.  This is just one of the strange laws that are a part of New Jersey’s statutes.  Since the law exists, charges may […]

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What is arbitration?

Posted November 25th, 2014 by .

Categories: Legal Topics, Personal Injury.

If you are a party in a lawsuit involving personal injury, your first quest for justice will not be in the courtroom.  In New Jersey, arbitration is attempted as a means to end a case.  Arbitration is mandatory for personal injury cases, with the exception of professional malpractice and products liability actions. What does this […]

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Paying Homage to Those Who Served Our Country

Posted November 11th, 2014 by .

Categories: Legal Topics.

Today is Veterans Day.  Most of our musings are dedicated to ensuring your legal protection in personal injury, family law and criminal matters.  However, we would like to take this opportunity to pay homage to our vets.  We would also like to apprise you of some benefits limited to just today, and refer you for […]

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Understanding the court system in New Jersey

Posted October 28th, 2014 by .

Categories: Legal Topics.

To the non-attorney, understanding the court system can be a confusing task.  What determines which types of cases are heard in which courts?  Here’s a simple primer that should quickly answer those questions. Let’s start with municipal court, the first on the chain for many types of cases.  Municipal judges hear traffic offenses, among other […]

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Smoke alarms can save your life

Posted October 23rd, 2014 by .

Categories: Legal Topics.

Mark your calendars.  This Sunday at 2 am it’s time to set your clock back.  Fire safety officials urge you to use the change in time as a reminder to swap out the batteries in your smoke detectors.  The time change will give you another hour of sleep.  The smoke alarm check may save your […]

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Was Your Firing a Case of Wrongful Termination?

Posted September 3rd, 2014 by .

Categories: Legal Topics.

You’re a good employee. You do your job, you don’t come in late or take much sick time. You always thought that even if you weren’t the best employee, you were still a valuable team player and there was no cause for your employer to fire you. But then, the fateful day comes. Your boss […]

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Happy 4th of July!

Posted July 4th, 2014 by .

Categories: Legal Topics.

The Law Offices of Anthony Carbone would like to take a moment to wish everyone a very happy 4th of July. Over 200 years ago, a group of men sat down and decided that America should be independent from any foreign power. We’ve been through a lot as a country but here we are, still standing. Here are […]

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Stuck with jury duty? See what you have in store for you!

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by .

Categories: Legal Topics.

You received a card in the mail advising that you have been called to serve on jury duty. Upon receipt of the card comes anxiety. You have no idea where to go and what time to be there. What do I need to bring and for how long do I have to serve. Relax, most […]

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Missed your court date? What will happen?

Posted November 8th, 2013 by .

Categories: Legal Topics.

So you got arrested and you are given a court date. What happens if you miss that court date?  A few things could happen to you and none of them are good. If you fail to appear in court, the charges can range from a simple fine to jail time. It all depends on how […]

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