Montclair, New Jersey

Recently named one of the top ten affordable suburbs by New York Magazine, Montclair is a homeowner's dream. Because it was built up around a railway line, most houses are close to commercial areas. This proximity allows for clustered local businesses to offer up a variety of fare, including cinemas, an art museum, and a wide variety of restaurants and shops. Deemed the Park Slope of the suburbs, Montclair also attracts a wide variety of Hollywood types looking to film shows like The Sopranos, Analyze This, and The Devil's Own. Commuter residents, community members, and entrepreneurs alike can turn to the Law Office of Samuel C. Berger, PC when legal needs arise in many areas.

Business and Corporate Law

The cluster of shops in this walkable city means that Montclair business owners may find themselves in a position to expand, sell, or buy. When your business or corporation requires legal expertise, Montclair residents don't need to look any further than lawyer Samuel C. Berger. With over 25 years of experience in business and corporate law, both media companies and corner stores can put their faith in Berger Law to draft shareholder agreements, partnership contracts, employee agreements, non-compete and non-disclosure contracts, and licensing agreements. Berger Law can also help Montclair residents with incorporation your businesses, ABC licenses/liquor licenses, contract reviews, planning a board application, buying, selling, or transferring a business, changing business ownership, or changing a business name or address. If it's skillful representation you need, Samuel C. Berger, PC can represent you in commercial disputes, partnership shareholder disputes, contract negotiations, and corporate and LLC representations.

Real Estate Law

Affordability is paramount in the suburbs, and Montclair is on the radar screen of many people looking to invest in both personal and commercial real estate in Essex County. Zoning laws in towns like Montclair can prove difficult to navigate, but legal snags can be a snap with the right expertise. Let Samuel C. Berger, PC use his legal wisdom to serve your business and real estate needs, whether you're in the market for a family home or a new development. Contact the Law Office of Samuel C. Berger for assistance with lease or termination agreements and releases for residential, commercial, or industrial real estate. Berger Law can also levy substantial real estate experience to represent or assist you in buying, selling, or transferring a property, as well as buying or selling mortgages.

Estate, Tax Planning, and Divorce Law

While Montclair residents may be savvy media and arts consumers, sometimes matters arise for which a different brand of savvy is required. Montclair residents deserve a lawyer who will zealously attend to their best interests, no matter what those interests may be or when they arise. With expertise in tax planning, divorce law, and estate law, Samuel C. Berger can assist you, your family, and your business with any legal planning needs you may have. Contact Samuel C. Berger, PC for all of your estate, tax, and divorce law needs, including representation for contested wills, seeking or changing power of attorney, creating or modifying trusts, life insurance matters, estate planning, and business succession planning. Berger Law can also help represent or guide you through IRS disputes, New Jersey payroll audits, Department of Labor audits, sales tax audits, worker's compensation audits, corporate tax returns, partnership tax returns, or individual tax returns. Samuel C. Berger, PC can also assist with divorce law needs, and will provide you zealous representation in the event of divorce (contested and non-contested), child support calculations, property settlement agreements, and financial asset evaluation before or during a divorce.

Employment and Immigration Law

A diverse place like Montclair calls for an attorney with a sound background in immigration law to ensure your business and your life can move forward without getting stalled in paperwork. Samuel C. Berger, attorney at law, can assist you with both employee-related and family-related visas, as well as personal immigration matters. Berger Law can provide expertise in a variety of employment and immigration law matters, including helping immigrants to secure green cards, permanent residency, family-based visas, Form I-130, Form I-129, waivers, removal of condition, temporary green cards, adjustment of status, and we can help represent you or a family member in removal or deportation proceedings. Berger Law is also a trusted legal source for employers, as we can provide things like employment-based visas, including EB1, EB2, EB3, and EB5 visas, PERM applications, Department of Labor applications, non-immigrant visas, priority dates, Form I-140, Form I-1485, intra-company visas (such as L-1, L-1A, L-1B), and work visas for your prospective employees such as H-1B, H1B1, and E-3 visas. Berger Law can also help the Montclair community with non-immigration employment law matters, such as termination agreements, non-compete or non-disclosure contracts, and employee agreements.

Berger Law is dedicated to Montclair residents and their legal well-being. Contact us today at for all of your legal rights in Montclair, NJ 07042 and 07043.