Bercik Law Blog

Your local school district is required to hold at least one IEP meeting each school year for your student

What Do I Do if I Don’t Agree With My Child’s Proposed IEP?

IEP meetings can be stressful. You may disagree with the services and supports the school district proposes or refuses to provide for your student during the meeting. It is inevitable that members of the IEP team will have different perspectives if there is no clear consensus regarding the type of special education services your child

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If you believe your child’s IEP is not being implemented in full you should follow the following steps to protect your child

What Do I Do When My Child’s School Isn’t Following Their IEP?

Your child’s Individualized Education Program (“IEP”) outlines all of the specific services and supports your student needs to make progress each school year. Federal and state regulations make it clear that the local school district must ensure your child’s school implements the IEP as written. If the school district fails to implement any portion of

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Women, Financial and Estate Planning

Marge Mayor, a Financial Consultant with AXA Advisers who focuses on the unique relationship between women and finances will be here to share her expertise with us on the issues women need to consider when thinking about financial planning.

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why make a will

Why make a will?

Every needs an estate plan. Neglecting to make a will may have unintended consequences for the people you leave behind.

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Estate Insolvency

Estate Insolvency: What to do when the estate can’t pay the bills.

Insolvency: What an executor can do when the estate can’t pay all the bills.  Estate insolvency occurs when a person dies leaving behind more debt than there are funds to pay off the debts.  Any assets in the estate including real estate may be sold off to repay debts. The estate’s  executor, beneficiaries or heirs generally

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A Court May Interpret a Trust Beyond the Document’s Plain Language  interpret a trust  In the Matter of the Trust of Violet Nelson, the New Jersey Appellate Division re-affirmed its position that a court may use outside evidence to interpret a trust by looking at the intent of the trust creator. In the recent New

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juvenile record expungement

Juvenile Record Expungement – What you need to know.

Juvenile Record Expungement can Include an Entire Juvenile History.  A juvenile record expungement application can be made 6 years after the latest adjudication & completion of supervision. Any juvenile adjudication of delinquency (the equivalent of an adult conviction) can be expunged in, essentially, the same way that an adult conviction can be expunged. That means that

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