Legally Speaking

In our Legally Speaking Blog, an attorney from the NJSBF Speakers Bureau answers a general legal question.

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Can I make a handwritten will?

Can I make a handwritten will?

The simple and obvious answer is, no, a landlord cannot enter a rental property without the tenant's consent. New Jersey has one of the most liberal, pro-tenant laws in the country save California. A tenant's right to peaceful possession of its rental property is...

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Can I make a handwritten will?

Will my estate have to pay taxes after I die?

As with most legal questions, the answer is that it depends. For the most part, people are legally allowed to operate a small business from their home. For example, an attorney can operate a law practice from his or her home, since it provides a brick and mortar...

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