Totowa, New Jersey

Our firm’s New Jersey attorneys serve Totowa, New Jersey, in Passaic County.  We represent Totowa’s residents and businesses in a wide variety of issues.

Legal Services

Our firm makes Totowa its home, and we are dedicated to fighting for the rights of its people and businesses.  Our lawyers have decades of experience, so we are in a good position to provide excellent representation.

Our lawyers help Totowa’s residents and employees in many different areas.  We represent employees in litigation for harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, and unlawful failure to pay wages.  We represent those accused of traffic offenses, drunk driving, ordinance violations and criminal matters in Totowa Municipal Court.  We represent residents who are experiencing financial difficult in negotiating with their lenders and creditors, and filing for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy protection.

McLaughlin & Nardi’s real estate attorneys handle a wide range of issues.  For instance, we represent buyers and sellers in closings for the purchase and sale of commercial and residential property.  Property value fluctuations often lead to tax assessments which are significantly higher than the fair market value of the property, and so we pursue property tax appeals (which must be filed by April 1st each year).  We also handle property disputes, title issues and tax liens.  We help people plan so their assets can be passed down to their heirs with the minimum tax bite.  Our estate planning attorneys represent beneficiaries and executors administer estates and protect their interests.

We also help businesses in a wide range of matters.  For example, our attorneys represent companies in employee relations and dealing with their contractors, including when those relationships result in litigation.   We also represent businesses in their relations and disputes with vendors, lenders, customers, and the government.  We represent restaurants, bars and taverns on commercial matters, liquor license applications and ABC issues.  We help businesses negotiation deals, and draft the resulting contracts. 

We handle landlord/tenant issues in court and in negotiations, in both commercial and residential leases, for both landlords and tenants.  We draft leases.  We both prosecute and defend eviction suits in Landlord-Tenant Court.  We represent landlords and tenants in litigation over unpaid rent.  Our lawyers handle claims of constructive eviction or breach of the warranty of habitability, and for the wrongful withholding of security deposits and property damage.

About Totowa, New Jersey

Totowa is a borough of slightly more than 10,000 residents in Southern Passaic County.  With five active cemeteries, Totowa has the distinction of being one of the few towns with more dead residents than live ones.  At thirty seven percent, Totowa has the second highest percentage of Italian Americans in New Jersey, and the seventh highest in the entire United States. Totowa has an excellent kindergarten through eighth grade public school system; its residents attend Passaic Valley High School in neighboring Little Falls, New Jersey.  Totowa’s first aid and fire first responders are all volunteers.  Also located in Totowa are the Totowa Barracks of the New Jersey State Police.  Totowa was until recently the longtime home of blues legend Hubert Sumlin, who played guitar with Howlin’ Wolf on some of the greatest blues anthems of all time, such as Smokestack Lightning, Spoonful, Back Door Man, Little Red Rooster and Wang Dang Doodle.  Floyd Vevino, host of the Uncle Floyd Show, boxing trainers Lou, Dan and Dino Duva, and New York Giants Plaxico Burris and David Diehl have all lived or worked in Totowa, New Jersey.

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

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