REAL ESTATE LAW
We provide a comprehensive real estate practice, assisting individuals and businesses with a variety of property transactions, including:
- Home Purchase & Sale Contracts
- Zoning and Planning
- Commercial Property Purchase & Sale
- Commercial Property Leasing
- Environmental Compliance
- Landlord / Tenant Disputes
If you are ready to lease the space for your business or you are leasing space to business owners, we will work with you to negotiate lease terms and draft a commercial lease.
Our lawyers also represent both landlords and tenants on eviction and damage issues related to rental property.
If you would like to discuss how we can assist you with your real estate needs, contact us.
ESTATE PLANNING and ADMINISTRATION
We advise our clients in all aspects of estate planning and estate administration. Regardless of the size of your estate, you should have a comprehensive estate plan. Our experienced staff will explain all the nuances of this important process to help create a planning strategy to suit each client's unique circumstance. The goal is to ensure the client's understanding of how to protect and transfer wealth. We advise on:
- Estate Administration and Litigation
- Will Drafting
- Medical Directives (Living Wills)
- Trustee and Executor Responsibility
- Powers of Attorney
DO NOT LEAVE ALL THAT YOU HAVE WORKED SO HARD FOR TO CHANCE
If you are ready to protect your estate, contact us.
IF YOU ARE FACING THE PROSPECT OF DIVORCE AND NEED GUIDANCE, WE CAN HELP.
For most people divorce is a life altering decision that can leave you feeling vulnerable and dejected. Our attorneys are committed to helping divorced or divorcing clients reduce the pain involved in the process and restore dignity to their lives.
We offer legal advice and guidance on some of the difficult issues that often accompany the decision to divorce, including: child support, child custody and visitation, alimony and the division of marital property and debt.
When you decide that dissolution or divorce is that path you need to take, you should have an experienced lawyer to protect your interests and help you get your life back on track. We will work closely with you and your family members to reach fair and favorable agreements on support, custody, and property division, while always protecting your rights, interests, and goals.
We also provide advice and representation on a wide range of non-divorce related family law matters, such as:
- Pre-Nuptial Agreements
- Domestic Violence Disputes
- Separation Agreements
- Juvenile Matters
When you make the choice to go into business for yourself, working with a knowledgeable and experienced attorney will help you start out on the right foot.
Whether you are starting your own business from scratch or purchasing an existing business, we will work with you to choose the proper corporate entity or individual structure. We draft charters and by-laws for all corporate forms, member agreements for limited liability companies (LLC), and agreements for traditional partnerships, limited partnerships, and limited liability partnerships. We negotiate the purchase or lease of commercial space. We will work one-on-one with you to see that your business is up and running in the most tax-efficient and productive legal structure.
Once your business is established, we continue to work with you to negotiate contracts, collect debt, assist with employment issues, file the appropriate copyright or trademark applications necessary to protect your business interests and handle all your legal matters so you can focus on growing your business.
GOING INTO BUSINESS FOR YOUR SELF DOES NOT HAVE TO MEAN GOING IT ALONE.
Contact us to discuss how we can help you and your business succeed.
When you suffer a sudden injury, you need an experienced personal injury lawyer to protect your rights and see that you get the compensation you deserve. We professionally assist victims of injuries sustained under a variety of circumstances, including:
- Auto Accidents
- Truck & Motorcycle Accidents
- Slip & Fall Injuries (Premises Liability)
- Dangerous Premises
- Products Liability
- Pain & Suffering
- Lost Wages
- Medical Expenses
- Property Damage
- Loss of Consortium
- Potential Future Damages
Employment law covers a complex network of laws that controls how employers must treat employees, former employees, and applicants for employment. Mizzone & Testa, P.A. has significant experience in assisting clients in many areas of state and federal employment law such as:
- Employment Contracts
- Wrongful Discharge
- Employment Discrimination
- Sexual Harassment
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
- Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
- Family Medical Leave Act
DONíT LET YOUR EMPLOYER TAKE ADVANTAGE OF YOU.
Contact us today to see how we may assist you with your employment issue.
We offer our clients extensive experience in resolving and litigating Municipal Court matters. We have successfully defended clients in many types of municipal offenses including Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), all manner of minor Drug Crimes and Disorderly Persons offenses and Traffic Violations, including significant Motor Vehicle violations involving loss of driving privileges.
Being charged with drunk driving (DWI) is one of the most feared experiences of nearly everyone. It is a significant charge that carries with it serious consequences. Contact us and make sure that your rights are fully protected.
State & Federal Criminal Charges
A criminal conviction can have serious consequences for you and your family, including: establishment of a criminal record, forfeiture of property, severe fines and even jail time. You should not answer a criminal charge alone.
We routinely represent clients charged with crimes in the State and Federal Courts of New York and New Jersey. We have successfully defended clients in a wide range of criminal offenses including:
- RICO Offenses
- Homicide and Negligent Homicide
- Drug Related Offenses
- Assault Charges
- Sex Crimes
- White Collar Crime
- Official Misconduct
- Bribery and Extortion
- Theft and Embezzlement