What happens if you die without a will in New Jersey?

die without a will in New Jersey

A common question our estate planning attorneys at Puff & Cockerill, LLC receive is: What happens if you die without a will in New Jersey? The short answer is that your estate will be administered according to the intestacy laws of New Jersey. This short answer, however, is not so easily met in practice. Intestacy […]

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NJ Dog Bite Statute

NJ Dog Bite Statute

Whether you live in Gloucester county or anywhere else in NJ, the NJ Dog Bite Statute is the same. N.J.S.A. 4:19-16, known as the “Dog Bite Statute,” covers liability of the dog’s owner regardless of viciousness of dog, and states: The owner of any dog which shall bite a person while such person is on […]

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NJ Real Estate Transfer Taxes – Inheriting Real Estate

NJ Real Estate Transfer Taxes

Understanding NJ real estate transfer taxes and laws around inheriting real estate can efficiently and effectively keep a family home or property in the family. Maintaining a family property in the family legacy is an admirable and attainable goal for many parents and grandparents. “Life Estate” transfers are a great option in many families. In […]

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