Criminal Law Practice
An experienced criminal defense attorney can mean the difference between a prison sentence, reduced or dismissed charges. Even in less serious cases, a good criminal defense attorney can impact the outcome of a case just by making sure that the rights of the accused are protected during the entire legal process. Anyone accused of a crime should make sure to hire the most competent, experienced and effective attorney(s) possible. Harkavy, Goldman, Goldman & Gerstein has been serving the best interests of our clients for over 40 years. From white collar crimes to weapons charges, drug cases, and DUI’s, our Criminal Law Team has tirelessly gone to bat for our clients.
Our lawyers are familiar with all facets of criminal defense and may help clients with the following:
- Working to get the client’s charges dropped or lowered
- Making sure that no evidence against a client was obtained illegally
- Conducting a thorough pre-trial investigation
- Obtaining expert witnesses to testify on behalf of clients
- Interviewing police, involved parties, and any possible witnesses to expose lies or exaggerations
- Employing a private investigator, ballistics expert, polygraphist, or any other expert that may be able to help strengthen a client’s defense
- Negotiating with prosecutors to make sure clients face the minimum possible penalties allowed
Personal Injury Practice
When you’ve been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, you’re entitled to compensation for medical bills, damages incurred,time spent out of work and for other reasons. But when you’re in pain, making sure your legal rights are protected may not be at the forefront of your mind. That’s where Harkavy, Goldman, Goldman & Gerstein comes in. For over 40 years, we have been achieving our clients’ legal goals.
We understand that the pain and trauma of your accident is overbearing enough. Our law firm will take the stress of getting compensated off of your hands and fight your legal battles for you.
CONTACT US RIGHT AWAY IF YOU’VE RECENTLY BEEN INJURED AS A RESULT OF:
- Motor vehicle accident
- Slip and fall
- Dog bite
- Construction site accident
- Premises liability
Get compensation for the financial, physical and emotional inconvenience your injury has caused. Harkavy, Goldman, Goldman & Gerstein in West Caldwell, NJ is here to help you achieve the best possible results for your personal injury case.
Family Law-Matrimonial Practice
We pride ourselves on providing quality work and achieving the best possible results for our clients. The HGG&G Family Law/Matrimonial Practice concentrates on all aspects of matrimonial and divorce law. We offer professional trial advocacy, effective negotiation skills, and experienced mediation. We are fully committed to each of our clients, providing personalized attention and prompt responsiveness to your individual needs and inquiries. Our team develops close, compassionate, caring, and understanding working relationships with each of our clients. We know that going through a divorce or another family matter can be very stressful. Therefore, it is important to choose an attorney who will not only give you the best possible professional advice available, but will also provide you with type of personal attention you need.
A general list of the types of matters we handle:
- Matrimonial Law
- Divorce Law
- Family Law
- Separation Agreements
- Pre-Nuptual Agreements
- Post-Nuptual Agreements
- Financial Settlements
- Spousal Maintenance
- Family Court Petitions
- Domestic Violence
An Immigration attorney can greatly increase your chances of success when applying for a green card, work visa, or US citizenship. The HGG&G Immigration Legal Team provides experienced and effective legal representation for even the most difficult cases. In deportation proceedings, the Firm protects the rights of those with complicated family-based issues, provides legal counsel to foreign nationals accused of crimes, and helps obtain entry visas for family members who were previously deemed inadmissible.
HGG&G’s practice covers all areas of immigration law, including employment-based business and investment immigration (work permits, permanent residence for skilled/ managerial/ executive/ academically-qualified individuals), family-based immigration, religious workers, asylum, etc., including all temporary and permanent-type visas and U.S. citizenship. We are experienced with detention and removal hearings and strive to find solid solutions for clients faced with the threat of deportation. Our clients can expect honest advice and sensitivity to cultural concerns and language barriers.
Here are just some of the areas covered in our Firm: Representing clients in court
- Employer-based petitions
- Family-based petitions
- Temporary work visas
- Consequences of criminal convictions