West Caldwell, New Jersey
Our firm’s New Jersey attorneys serve West Caldwell, New Jersey, in Essex County. We represent West Caldwell’s residents and businesses on a wide range of issues.Legal Services
West Caldwell has a wide range of legal issues. Our attorneys’ decades of experience renders us uniquely equipped to expertly handle them.
For instance, our attorneys represent people in a wide range of areas. Our estate attorneys handle the administration of estates on behalf of executors and beneficiaries, and help people plan so that their assets may be passed to their intended heirs with the minimum tax bite possible through detailed wills, trusts, living wills and durable powers of attorney. Our tax attorneys help homeowners pursue property tax appeals, now more important than ever since home values have declined but tax assessments have not. Our real estate lawyers handle the purchase and sale of residential and commercial real estate. We represent both landlords and tenants.
Likewise, West Caldwell’s businesses have a wide range of needs, which our experience makes us well-suited to meet. For instance, we handle a wide range of tax issues, from tax planning to payroll audits. We negotiate and draft contracts with vendors and customers. We represent both buyers and sellers in the purchase and sale of businesses or their assets.
Our New Jersey litigators represent people and businesses in lawsuits, whether they are suing or being sued. We represent employers and employees in employment litigation. We represent property owners in real estate disputes. We represent businesses in commercial litigation. We represent people and businesses in tax litigation.Courts Which Hear West Caldwell, New Jersey, Legal Matters
The Municipal Court of West Caldwell hears traffic offenses, local ordinance violations and minor criminal matters. Civil cases, West Caldwell expungements, and landlord/tenant disputes are heard by the Superior Court of New Jersey, sitting in Newark, New Jersey. Appeals are handled by the Superior Court’s Appellate Division and New Jersey’s Supreme Court. The United States District Court in Newark hears West Caldwell federal cases, and some state cases which are removed to federal court. The United States Bankruptcy Court, also in Newark, hears West Caldwell bankruptcies. West Caldwell zoning matters and variances are heard by the West Caldwell Zoning Board. West Caldwell land use planning and subdivision matters are handled by the West Caldwell Planning Board.About West Caldwell, New Jersey
West Caldwell, New Jersey is a township of more than 10,000 residents in northwestern Essex County. West Caldwell was originally part of the Horseneck Tract, purchased in the early 1700s from the Lenni Lenape tribe. After the Revolution, Horseneck became Caldwell Township after pastor and Revolutionary War hero James Caldwell, who helped to drive out the British.
West Caldwell is now a suburb of New York and Newark, yet retains its own distinct identity and charm. New Jersey Monthly ranked West Caldwell among the "Best Places To Live" in New Jersey. West Caldwell has one of the lowest crime rates in New Jersey, and has only had two murders in its entire history.
Notable current and former residents of West Caldwell include United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, mentalist The Amazing Kreskin, and G. Gordon Liddy, chief of the White House “Plumbers” during the Nixon Administration (and one of the Watergate burglers).Contact Our West Caldwell Attorneys
To learn more about what we can do to help, please e-mail us or contact one of our West Caldwell lawyers at (973) 890-0004.