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Mark S Guralnick

Marlton Family Law Attorney.

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  1. I was in a car accident,back in 2001,and my lawyer wont get back with me. to lat me know anthing,what can i do?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Mark S Guralnick
    2. Richard S. Jaffe
    3. Lars A. Lundeen
    3 lawyer answers

    The statute of limitations for a car accident in NJ is two years from the date of the accident. Therefore, your lawyer would have had to settle your case of filed a lawsuit before 2003 (two years after the accident). If he filed a lawsuit in 2003, there is very little chance that it is still pending now 6-7 years later. Under the New Jersey Superior Court's "best practices" rule, your case would have been finished years ago -- except in unusual circumstances. (All of this is based on...

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  2. What kind of attorneys could assist me on this? civil rights and personal injury or more?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Kaiser Wahab
    2. Mark S Guralnick
    3. Richard S. Jaffe
    4. Michael Howard Joseph
    5. Alan James Brinkmeier
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    You need to act quickly in your case to present your right under New York's tort claims act. This kind of slip-and-fall case requires special handling because it involves a government agency. As you probably know, government agencies are generally immune from lawsuits unless we can establish an exception. Here, your facts support the fact that the department of corrections was negligent in their failure to warn of known or foreseeable dangers, and their failure to correct an open and obvious...

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  3. Husband wants alimony and a divorce

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Mark S Guralnick
    2. Karen Ann Ulmer
    2 lawyer answers

    No quick answer to this question. The difference in your incomes is one of the factors the court will look at. Under Pennsylvania law, there are actually 17 different alimony factors: (1) The relative earnings and earning capacities of the parties. (2) The ages and the physical, mental and emotional conditions of the parties. (3) The sources of income of both parties, including, but not limited to, medical, retirement, insurance or other benefits. (4) The expectancies and...

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  4. Can my ex husband who was never served with our divorce papers have a legal right to contest our divorce over 8 years ago.

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Mark S Guralnick
    2. Christopher T. Anderson
    3. Alan James Brinkmeier
    4. Michael Douglas Shafer
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    Yes, he can contest the divorce. A divorce action is a lawsuit like any other, and your husband is entitled to due process of law. In other words, he has a constitutional right to be heard by the court. Therefore, if he was never served, he would have a right to file the appropriate motion under local law to vacate the Final Judgment of Divorce and to re-open your case. For practical purposes, however, the court is not going to reinstate your marriage to him. Your divorce will probably...

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  5. What if someone have a third party case in work related injury.

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Michael W. Clancy
    2. Donald Solomon Nathan
    3. Michael J. Helfand
    4. Stephen Laurence Hoffman
    5. Mark S Guralnick
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    It certainly sounds like your friend has a third-party case, but I'd like to know more about the facts of the case. How did the injury occur? A third party case can take quite some time -- a number of months, perhaps a year, sometimes even longer. If your friend had surgery and was seriously injured, you don't want to rush the case anyhow. When you try to rush a case, you're telling the other side that you're not really very injured and you'll accept a small settlement (This is sometimes...

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  6. My wife and i were shopping at home depot this morning ,she turned and was looking up and tripped over forks from a fork lift.

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Christian K. Lassen II
    2. Mark S Guralnick
    3. Jeffrey Mark Adams
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    You should report it to the manager right away. Go back and make the report, so that you can preserve your rights down the road. If your wife was injured, of course, you should go to a hospital emergency room and/or see a doctor right away. It sounds like Home Depot may have negligently parked the fork lift in the path of travel for customers walking down the aisle. You may have a case against Home Depot for the injuries suffered by your wife. Please call us if you'd like to discuss. There...

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  7. Slip and fall at university

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Mark S Guralnick
    2. Peter Joseph Lamont
    3. Lars A. Lundeen
    4. Joyce J. Sweinberg
    5. Jeffrey Mark Adams
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    Hi there....I'm a New Brunswick, NJ attorney, and I know Rutgers very well. I sympathize with your situation because public institutions throughout New Jersey are, unfortunately, very often poorly maintained. I'm concerned that you say your face was swollen like a balloon -- you might want have a further examination, just to be sure. You have two years in New Jersey to make a claim against Rutgers. That's the statute of limitations. If you don't settle your case or sue them within two years,...

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  8. Child custody..Painful matter..

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Joanna Marie Mitchell
    2. Mark S Guralnick
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    Does your decision of the court say anything about child support? Was your ex-husband ever ordered to pay anything to you? Our law firm would be happy to help you try to collect child support. We are not pro bono; we do not work for free. But we will try to work with you on an affordable basis. Mark S. Guralnick, Esq. (866) 337-2900

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  9. My boyfriend's ex-wife interferes with his parenting time and our lives. When we had his son stay for overnight's at our home,

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Mark S Guralnick
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    If she is harassing you, stalking you, or terrorizing you, your boyfriend can file a domestic violence complaint against her and obtain a restraining order so that she stays away from your home. If she is interfering with his custody and parenting time, you can file criminal charges for custodial interference. And you also file a motion in family court for a civil restraining order to prevent her from interfering with your lives. Call me if you need help. We have offices around the state....

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  10. Evidence presented in the rebuttal phase of the trial must actually rebut evidence in what other portion of trial?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Mark S Guralnick
    2. Pamela Koslyn
    3. John Robert Crossan
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    Usually, the Plaintiff presents his evidence. This is sometimes called the Plaintiff's case-in-chief. Then, the Defendant present his evidence (the Defendant's case-in-chief). Then, the Plaintiff can call "rebuttal witnesses" to rebut the testimony and evidence raised by the Defendant. Then -- if the judge permits it -- the Defendant can come back with a "surrebuttal" - meaning a rebuttal to the rebuttal. That's the general pattern. Good luck. Mark S. Guralnick

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