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Ken S. on ContractsCounsel
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August 21, 2023

Michael R.

Corporate Attorney
Free Consultation
Pennsville, New Jersey
29 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NJ
Catholic University of America

Corporate/SEC/M&A Attorney with 25+ years of experience. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Vast knowledge of SEC regulatory framework and M&A strategies.

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August 12, 2023

Antonella C.

Owner/Managing Partner
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Pennsylvania
15 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NJ, PA
Rutgers University School of Law - Camden

I am a business transactional & trademark attorney with 15 years experience in the law firm and in-house settings. I am barred in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. I currently own my own practice serving businesses and entrepreneurs with business transactional and IP law.

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May 21, 2023

Maria M.

Attorney
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North Carolina
28 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC, NJ, PA
Temple University Beasley School of Law

I have worked for over 20 years in the areas of family law, business formation, contracts and real estate law. In the area of family law, I represent clients in all areas of family law including child custody, child support, spousal support and marital property division as well as preparing prenuptial and separation agreements. I am experienced in real estate law, including commercial and residential leases, preparing various types of real estate related contracts. I am also experienced in business formation among other business law matters. I currently work in the area of grant management with the Small Business Administration.

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June 14, 2023

James S.

Attorney
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Sardinia, Ohio
12 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NJ, NY, OH
Rutgers Camden School of Law

Education Jim Schroeder holds multiple degrees from several institutions. He received his Juris Doctor from Rutgers School of Law in Camden New Jersey. He also earned two additional Master’s Degrees from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky and United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. In addition, Schroeder has done graduate work in Public Sector Labor Relations and American History at Rutgers University and Nonprofit Leadership at Duke University. Jim Schroeder was admitted to the New Jersey Bar Association in 2008; the District of Columbia Bar Association in 2010; the New York State Bar Association in 2014; and the Ohio Bar Association in 2020. He is also admitted to the Federal Courts of Southern New Jersey and Southern Ohio.

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June 22, 2023

Daniel W.

Attorney
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New York
23 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NJ, NY
HOFSTRA LAW SCHOOL

I am a Spanish-fluent corporate and commercial real estate attorney and broker licensed in New York and New Jersey. My pragmatic approach towards conflict resolution allows me to provide valuable advice to clients on avoiding issues of liability through effective risk management and strategic allocation of resources. I counsel businesses, developers, owners and investors on residential/commercial real estate and corporate transactions involving the acquisition, finance, development, leasing and disposition of all asset classes. In addition, I advise on joint venture partnerships and the negotiation, structure and drafting of operating agreements. Throughout my successful practice, I have held in-house counsel positions at large corporations, including JPMorgan Chase and Duane Reade, and had the privilege of working for the Department of Justice where I honed expertise in all aspects of mortgage-backed securities.

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July 17, 2023

Christine T.

Partner
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Albany, NY
6 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CT, NJ, NY
UCLA School of Law

Christine E. Taylor focuses her practice in the areas of Hospitality Law, Business Law, Labor and Employment Law, Real Estate Law, Administrative Law, Estate Law and Litigation. Ms. Taylor grew up within the campground industry, working at parks in both the Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Franchise and the Kampgrounds of America Franchise. Armed with two decades of experience, Ms. Taylor is quick to point out the legal issues that apply to outdoor hospitality business owners. She has provided a wide variety of services to campgrounds, RV Parks, and glamping venues, including seasonal licenses, waivers, employment contracts, real estate services and even litigation services as needed.

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August 9, 2023

Daniel K.

Founder and Managing Partner
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Chicago
8 Yrs Experience
Licensed in IL, NJ, PA
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law.

My practice focuses on business and commercial litigation. I have worked with companies of all sizes from sole member LLCs to those in the Fortune 500. I've advised clients on mergers, equity issuances, commercial transactions, joint ventures, employment issues, and non-competition. I've also drafted and negotiated the underlying agreements for these transactions and more.

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July 5, 2023

Ryan M.

Attorney
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Portland, PA
1 Yr Experience
Licensed in NJ
Widener University Commonwealth School of Law
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July 17, 2023

Tanu C.

Corporate Counsel
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Washington DC
9 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NJ
Thomas M Cooley Law School

Ms. Tanu Chaturvedi Esq. brings vast experience: experience as Corporate Counsel at a multi-million dollar international corporation, experience as a legal & business leader in the legal department at the world's leading mission capability integrator in the nation's capital that has been named a Top 100 Employer Forbes by state & Top 25 Defense Contractor in the world & named Top 7 in the Washington Technology Top 100 2022 & one of the largest defense contractors in the marketplace & has also been named as Top Managed Company by The Wallstreet Journal & included in the Inc. 500, experience as the sole Attorney at a national company that was recognized in 2017 as a top employer in the capital by "The Washington Post" & has also been listed on the Inc. 5000 more than once as one of the fastest growing companies in the nation, & in 2019, & named as a Finalist for the DC Moxie award: for businesses that demonstrate significant boldness & innovation in business strategy, experience working at one of the world's largest insurance brokerage firms, one of the largest law firms in the capital, a boutique start-up that specializes in investigations, security, & risk, the world’s largest professional service firm (largest of the “big 4” companies) in conjunction with the nation’s executive law enforcement agency, experience working at a corporation with global reach that was lead by a former cabinet member of the Clinton administration, experience working at a Fortune 500 in one of the world's largest insurance markets, at an internationally recognized boutique law firm, experience as the only female legal professional in the felony division of a criminal department in the nation's most dangerous jurisdiction as an undergrad, & experience working in the offices of public officials. She is also a graduate from two different internationally recognized institutions that have a record of turning out graduates with the skill to lead in their industries & distinguished law school graduate from an ABA accredited law school that received recognition for academic & leadership achievement. She is an invited contributor to legal blogs, and she enjoys advocating for increased literacy. Notably, she also supports advocacy for the performing arts as a former graduate of a magnet school for the performing arts. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to her with any questions, and she looks forward to hearing from your team.

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July 27, 2023

Stephen S.

Owner
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New Jersey
3 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NJ, NY
Nova Southeastern University

Stephen is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad College of Law, Stephen is licensed to practice in New Jersey and New York. He focuses on Morris, Passaic, and Bergen County, New Jersey, but services all of New Jersey. Before graduating, Stephen did an externship in Denver, Colorado with a focus on land use and development. Upon returning to New Jersey, he focused on Condominium and Home Owner Association. He also worked with Residential Real Estate Transactions and Estate Planning clients.

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August 15, 2023

Anthony V.

Managing Partner
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Rye, NY
20 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NJ, NY
Rutgers Law School

Anthony M. Verna III, is the managing partner at Verna Law, P.C. With a strong focus on Trademark, Copyright, Domain Names, Entertainment, and Advertising law, Verna Law, P.C. strives to provide all Intellectual Property services a modern business of any size may need to market and promote itself better. From the very early concept stage, Verna Law, P.C. can conduct a comprehensive, all-encompassing search and analysis on any proposed trademark to head off complications. Once the proposed concept enters the Alpha stage, Verna Law, P.C. can seamlessly switch to handling registration, protection, and if needed, defense of registered trademarks, copyrights, and domain names, as well as prosecution of entities violating said rights. Verna Law, P.C. also provides intellectual property counseling and services tailored to fit into your business’ comprehensive growth strategy. This shows as many of Verna Law, P.C.’s clients are international: from China, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Germany, Verna Law’s reach is worldwide. Additionally, Verna Law, P.C., can handle your business’ Entertainment and Advertising law needs by helping your business create advertising and promotions that keep competitors and regulators at bay. Located in the shadow of New York City, Verna Law, P.C. has a global reach that will provide clients with the most vigorous Intellectual Property advocate available. Anthony M. Verna III is a member of the New York and New Jersey Bars, as well as the U.S. District Court Southern District of New York. He is a sought-after business speaker, including regular appearances at the World Board Gaming Championships, Business Marketing Association of New Jersey, and Columbian Lawyers Association.

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Divorce Legal Questions and Answers

Divorce

Dissolution Agreement

Washington

Asked on Jun 19, 2024

Can a dissolution agreement be enforced if one party fails to comply with its terms?

I am currently going through a divorce and my spouse and I have agreed to dissolve our marriage through a dissolution agreement. However, I have concerns that my spouse may not fulfill their obligations outlined in the agreement, such as dividing our assets and paying spousal support. I would like to know if the dissolution agreement can be enforced by the court if one party fails to comply with its terms, and what legal options are available to me if my spouse breaches the agreement.

Merry A.

Answered Jun 21, 2024

Generally, any sort of agreement can be enforced by a court. However, a court will look at such factors as whether each party was privy to all financial assets/debt at the time the agreement was signed; whether there was any appearance of coercion; whether each party was represented by counsel at the time of signing; whether any of the terms were unfair to one party at the time of signing; etc. It would be helpful for you to have the agreement approved and ordered into effectiveness by the judge, as part of the divorce proceedings. Once the agreement is in place, whether by just the two of you signing, or by a judge's approval, as part of the divorce proceedings (even after the divorce is finalized) if one party "breaches" the agreement, the other party can bring a motion before the court for breach of contract, and a judge can order the other party to comply. Similarly, a contract can be amended after it's signed, just like any other contract - I would advise you, at a minimum, to have your agreement reviewed by an attorney before you sign. And, please keep in mind, one should always use one's own attorney - one should never have one attorney review a contract for both parties, as there is an inherent conflict of interest. Also, your agreement needs provisions in it addressing what to do in case of conflict or breach - often, agreements have a provision that the parties to a divorce will use mediation at least twice if and when disputes arise.

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