Areas of Law PracticeThe attorneys at Gerstein, Grayson, Cohen & Mellitz, LLP provide professional and aggressive representation in the following areas:
Representation in Motor Vehicle Violations - such as Speeding Tickets, Traffic Offenses, DWI, or Auto Accidents, Disorderly Persons and other Municipal Court Violations.
Municipal CourtIn the State of New Jersey, there are a number of violations that are the responsibility of municipal courts. The municipal courts hear non indictable offenses. The types of cases that are heard include all traffic tickets, driving under the influence (i.e. drunk driving or DUI), simple assault, harassment, bad checks, and ordinance offenses such as disruptive pets and building code violations. In some serious criminal cases, the complaints... Read more
Automobile Accidents and Non-Automobile Related Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Slips and Falls, or Work Related Injuries, Dog Bites, and Wrongful Death actions.
Personal InjuryPersonal injury is a legal term that means an injury to a person’s body rather than to their property. Personal injury lawsuits fall under a specific area of law known as tort law, which covers injuries that are the result of negligence by another person or entity. These are generally cases in which a person has been physically harmed and has experienced emotional distress. Examples of situations that can lead to... Read more
Educational Matters such as IEP Meetings, Special Education Issues, Expulsions/Suspensions, and SAT or State Testing Accommodations.
Educational LawAt the law firm of Gerstein, Grayson Cohen & Melletz, we believe that every student within the State of New Jersey is entitled to a quality education. We are committed to helping families who are struggling with legal issues regarding their child’s education. Laws exist to provide children who have disabilities with certain rights. We are experienced and successful in representing those children in need of special educational services, in advocating for families in IEP meetings,... Read more
Negotiation and preparation of contracts and other documents, Construction Lien Claims, Prosecution and Defense of Construction Defect Claims.
ConstructionThe construction of a building, whether for residential or commercial purposes, as well as home improvements and improvements to an existing building involves many different participants as does the construction of site improvements, additions and improvements to its existing structure. Financial institutions, developers, surveyors, engineers, architects, builders, general contractors, subcontractors and many more entities may be involved in a construction project. Whether you’re looking for an attorney to help you with review of a construction... Read more
Taxation, Tax Planning, Audits, and Real Estate Tax Appeals
Taxes and PlanningWhen starting and/or operating a closely held business there are many questions and issues that need to be addressed such as those regarding what type of entity the business should be, what is the best way to finance the business, who gets to make the business decisions and what happens if one of the owners die, become disabled, or divorced. Even from the beginning, long-term planning including business succession planning must be taken into account. Questions of this nature require extensive knowledge in... Read more