Clifton, New Jersey

McLaughlin & Nardi’s New Jersey attorneys serve Clifton, New Jersey, located in Passaic County. We represent Clifton residents and businesses in a wide range of matters, as well as people and companies with business in Clifton.

Legal Services

McLaughlin & Nardi’s Clifton attorneys handle a wide range of matters. We represent people and businesses in traffic, criminal and local ordinance disputes in Clifton Municipal Court.

Every member of our team, attorneys and staff, are dedicated to fighting for the rights of each of our clients. We know that behind every matter we handle is a person, for whom the matter is vitally important. Our attorneys’ decades of experience practicing law in New Jersey enable us to effectively counsel and represent the many diverse people and businesses in Clifton, New Jersey.

We help people with many different issues. For instance, our estate planning attorneys help people develop sophisticated estate plans to ensure that their assets are passed down to the intended beneficiaries with the minimum tax impact possible. We also represent estates, beneficiaries, and executors in the administration of estates and transfer of their assets in accordance with the decedents’ wishes. We represent home owners and purchasers in real estate closings, on property tax appeals, and with title issues. We represent employees in litigation against their employers. We represent those in financial difficulties obtain relief by negotiating with creditors and seeking protection through Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

We represent businesses in all phases of their life and operations, from formation to dissolution. We represent businesses in transactions and litigation. We negotiate and draft contracts. We represent businesses in their dealings with the government. We represent them in employment issues, such as employment litigation and Department of Labor audits. Our attorneys help businesses in financial distress negotiate with their lenders and other creditors and, if necessary, to seek protection through bankruptcy.

We represent landlords and tenants in commercial and residential leases. We represent them in eviction proceedings. We prosecute and defend suits for unpaid rent and wrongful withholding of security deposits.

About Clifton

Clifton, New Jersey is located in the southern portion of Passaic County. Clifton is ten miles west of New York City. Clifton is in the heart of Northern New Jersey, bisected by the Garden State Parkway, and Routes 3, 46, 19 and 21, and served by New Jersey Transit. Clifton is the eleventh largest municipality in New Jersey. Clifton is well-represented in the arts, having appeared or been discussed in the King of Comedy, Donnie Brasco and the Sopranos. Clifton’s sewerage system has been profiled in Weird New Jersey. Former greats Phil Rizzuto and Yogi Berra operated a bowling alley in Clifton while they were winning World Series trophies for the New York Yankees.

Legal matters in Clifton are heard before an array of courts and boards. Clifton’s Municipal Court hears traffic offenses, minor criminal matters, and local ordinance violations. The Superior Court of New Jersey, located in Paterson, New Jersey, hears civil cases, expungements, major criminal cases and landlord/tenant disputes. State appeals are heard by the Appellate Division of New Jersey’s Superior Court and the New Jersey Supreme Court in Trenton. Federal cases and Clifton bankruptcies are heard in the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts in Newark, New Jersey. Zoning matters and variances are heard by the Clifton Zoning Board of Adjustment. Planning and subdivision matters are handled by the Clifton Planning Board of Adjustment.

Contact Our Clifton Attorneys

To learn more about what we can do to help, please e-mail us or contact one of our lawyers at (973) 890-0004.

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