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Areas of Practice

The information obtained at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice.  You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation.

The following are brief descriptions of the areas of law that Hoffman Law Office practices.

bulletDebt Collection

Our collection practice is totally computerized with unique and specialized software.  All matters are treated with the highest sensitivity.  Collections vary from multiple medical collections to single case debt recovery.  We handle matters in all 6 southern New Jersey counties with discretion, integrity, and courtesy.

 

bulletCriminal & Municipal Court Law

Our firm has extensive experience defending the rights of people arrested and accused of criminal offenses.  We handle all types of criminal cases, including minor infractions and misdemeanors and the most serious felony indictments, such as, drunk driving, drug possession, narcotics sales, theft and grand larceny, white collar fraud, embezzlement, sex offenses, arson, and conspiracy.

This firm considers Municipal Court a specialty based upon 30 years of practice in every aspect of municipal court law (26 years as municipal prosecutor, 3 years as a municipal judge, and 30 years of defense practice).  Our firm has extensive experience with every variety of traffic and criminal cases from DWI to misdemeanor theft.

 
bulletIntellectual Property

Our intellectual property lawyer has wide ranging experience in copyrights, patents, trade dress, trade secrets, and trademark matters, representing both individual and business intellectual property creators and developers.  Because much of today's intellectual property is highly technical and involves technology licensing, our intellectual property lawyer is trained in scientific and technical fields as well as the law and is experienced in international intellectual property law to keep pace with the expanding global economy.

bulletBusiness and Commercial Law

We provide a wide variety of services to our business clients from assisting in selecting the type of organizational entity under which to operate, preparation of agreements, sale and purchase of businesses, obtaining financing and funding for business operations, and employee relations, to dissolution.

bulletConstruction Law

Our firm represents owners, contractors, construction managers, developers, design professionals, and suppliers in all aspects of the construction process, including  bidding and document preparation, contract negotiation and formation, contract performance, financing and warranty issues, mechanics and materialmen liens, and claims and dispute resolution.  

bulletEstate Planning and Probate

Our firm handles Estate Planning matters which is the area dealing with the distribution of an individual's property at his or her death, taking into account wills, taxes, insurance, property, and trusts so as to gain maximum benefit of all laws and, at the same times, carrying out the person's wishes.  Probate is the court proceeding through which a will is proved to be valid and the estate of a decedent is administered.  The process, generally, includes collecting a decedent's assets, liquidating liabilities, paying necessary taxes, and distribution of property to heirs.

Our firm also participates in the Senior and Veterans Wills program offered per the surrogate of Cumberland County.  Under this program, any senior citizen or veteran is eligible to have their will written for FREE!  Please call our office for more details (696-2100).

bulletFamily Law

Our firm deals with matters of family law that are limited to domestic violence and restraining orders.

bulletPersonal Injury

Our firm represents individuals involved in controversies alleging a wrong or damage to another's person, rights, reputation, or property resulting from events or activities such as automobile accidents, defective products, infliction of emotional distress, intentional misconduct, and negligence.

bulletReal Estate

Our firm represents both commercial clients and individuals in all proceedings and transactions that deal with real property-land and the structures attached to it-including purchase and sale, construction, mortgages and foreclosures, leases, zoning, title examinations, quiet title actions, closings, and management.

The information obtained at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice.  You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation.

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Revised: November 02, 2004