Bayonne, New Jersey

Located just east of Newark, New Jersey Bayonne is a thriving city with a growing population. Poised on the edge of New Jersey, Bayonne is ideally situated between Newark and Brooklyn, New York making it a great place to live and work. A prospering maritime and manufacturing sector ensure Bayonne will continue to flourish in the coming years. With a nearly 2% population growth since the 2000 census, Bayonne now has 63,024 residents. As an active attorney in the area, Samuel C. Berger understands the needs of the local community in Bayonne. The Berger Law firm offers comprehensive legal services in immigration law, business law, real estate law, litigation and tax and estate planning.

Business Law

The Bayonne area is a great place to start a business, and with so many businesses already located here, there is ample need for skilled business law attorneys. If you are looking to incorporate, buy, or sell a business, a qualified attorney is a necessity. Samuel C Berger, Attorney at Law has the business law acumen needed to tackle these varying issues. When confronted with business law matters, finding top notch legal advice is an essential factor in building a successful team. The Berger Firm can help clients incorporate a company; buy and sell a business; form contracts, partnerships, and agreements; draft shareholder and partnership agreements; hire a foreign national and construct an employment agreement; draft non-compete, non-disclosure, licensing, termination, amendment, and waiver contracts; deal with ABC licenses for alcoholic beverage control; and handle buying, selling, or transferring a liquor license.

Real Estate Law

With its growing population, real estate issues abound in the Bayonne area. Retaining a competent and knowledgeable real estate attorney is simply the best way to protect your property. If you are renting, leasing, buying or selling real estate having a well-planned contract is in your best interest to protect your assets. Lawyer Samuel C. Berger is skilled at handling many common real estate transactions including buying and selling property and lease disputes as well as representing clients in planning board applications, landlord-tenant matters, and all mortgage issues.


When things break down between two parties, litigation is often the last means of solving a problem. While mediation and arbitration are not as confrontational as litigation, you want an attorney on your side if faced with any of these situations. Because litigation can be costly, it is best to consult with a qualified litigation attorney to find the best solution for your case. Contact the Law Office of Samuel C. Berger to handle any of the following matters: commercial disputes, court case collections, family matters including divorce and non-contested child support calculations, financial asset evaluation before and during a divorce, property settlement agreements, non-compete agreement violations and partnership/shareholder disputes.

Estate and Tax Planning

When people live and work in two different states, as is often the case with Bayonne residents who live on the state line, unique estate and tax planning issues can arise. Major events in life like a marriage, a divorce or the birth of a child require special planning to ensure your assets are properly arranged. IRS tax audits and issues are also common problems given the complexity of the U.S. tax code and Attorney Samuel C. Berger stands ready to handle these complex legal issues.

The Berger Law Firm provides legal expertise while negotiating and drafting wills, powers of attorney, and trusts. The Berger Law Firm can also handle your tax disputes with the IRS and can represent you during a New Jersey payroll audit. Don't go through a Department of Labor audit by yourself, hire an experienced attorney like Samuel C. Berger to make sure you're adequately represented during these situations. Our firm can also assist with estate planning, business succession planning, tax court proceedings, worker's compensation audits and sales tax audits. And from the beginning we have offered affordable assistance with corporate, partnership and individual tax return filings.

Immigration Law

Moving to the United States for work or for family is a process that should involve an experienced immigration attorney. Because Bayonne is located between Newark and New York City there are numerous international residents. The Law Office of Samuel C. Berger is well versed in this unique practice of law and offers a wide variety of immigration law services.

We can assist with business-based petitions like EB1, EB2, EB3, or EB5 and investor E-2 visas as well as non-immigrant visas. Our firm can make hiring a foreign national straightforward and efficient by providing competent advice on H-1B, H-1B1, and E-3 visas as well as intra-company transfer visas like L-1, L-1A, and L-1B. Additionally, we offer family-based visa services like preparing fiancé K-1 applications and other immigrant visas. Our firm has years of experience handling law permanent resident (LPR) processing and green card processing and we can assist with waivers, removal of conditions, and temporary green card matters. We have the knowledge and experience to handle your consular processing case, an adjustment of status, and court proceedings involving removal, deportation and immigration violations.

Some immigration clients may be entitled to public benefits like Medicaid. Consult an experienced immigration attorney like Samuel C. Berger to determine if you are eligible for these benefits. In the United States, every state is allowed wide discretion in granting public benefits. Attorney Samuel C. Berger has the experience necessary to guide clients through the process of applying for these benefits.

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