North Bergen, New Jersey

Located in Hudson County, New Jersey, North Bergen is a growing community with a staggering 20% population growth from 1990 to 2000. As of the 2010 census, North Bergen has 60,773 people with remarkable diversity amongst these residents. North Bergen has a young and growing population with a thriving and diverse body of Hispanic and Latino residents. Situated on the shores of the Hudson River, North Bergen is an ideal place to raise a family or start a business and Attorney Samuel C. Berger has the local familiarity and legal knowledge needed to answer questions related to a wide variety of legal sectors. The Berger Law Firm offers services in the following fields:

Real Estate Law

Real Estate transactions are an integral part of the growth of the economy in North Bergen. With such tremendous growth in the area, buying and selling property is a transaction that most residents in the area will conduct during their lifetime. Speaking with an experienced real estate attorney is an important step in protecting your real estate investment. Samuel C. Berger, PC can advise clients on issues related to: buying and selling property, lease disputes and planning board applications. The Berger Law firm also handles matters related to landlord-tenant issues and all mortgage matters.

Immigration Law

With such a diverse population, North Bergen residents need quality immigration advice to answer questions involving family and business immigration issues. Hiring a foreign national is a great way to jump start your business but getting the advice you need to undertake this endeavor is essential to prevent issues with the USCIS. Similarly, bringing a family member to the U.S. requires expert advice in this complex area of law.

Lawyer Samuel C. Berger offers immigration services in these areas: immigrant visas, permanent residence, green cards, waivers, removal of condition, and temporary green card. Samuel C. Berger, PC also helps immigrants by providing employment-based visas such as EB1, EB2, EB3, EB5, and work visas like H-1B, H-1B1, or E-3 visas. Additionally, our firm also handles non-immigrant visas, investor E-2 visas, intra-company visas including L-1, L-1A, L-1B visas. Berger Law also handles fiancé K-1 visas, adjustments of status, and court proceedings related to removal, deportation, and immigration violations.

Some foreign nationals may be entitled to public benefits, but because New Jersey sets their own requirements for who can take advantages of programs like Medicaid, it is best to speak with an immigration attorney regarding these public benefit programs. Samuel C. Berger can advise clients on program eligibility for Medicaid.


If you are faced with a potential lawsuit in a New Jersey court, obtaining legal advice and guidance from an experienced litigation attorney is a vital step in preparing for this event. Divorce cases, commercial disputes and other matters can require that you appear in court. Expert advice is needed so that your interests are protected. The Berger Law Firm can handle your litigation needs by providing the following services: commercial dispute representation, court case collections, and family matters including divorce and non-contested child support calculations. Our firm also handles financial asset evaluation before and during a divorce, property settlement agreements, non-compete contract violations, and partnership shareholder disputes.

Business Law

Successful businesses often utilize a business lawyer to file articles of incorporation, draft agreements and other issues related to business ownership. In North Bergen, The Berger Law Firm can advise clients on strategic planning to maximize profits and can advise clients in these areas of law related to business development: Incorporation, buying and selling a business, contracts, agreements, leases, and shareholder and partnership agreements. Additionally, the Berger Law Firm also handles employee agreements and issues related to hiring foreign nationals, non-compete and non-disclosure agreements, licensing contracts, termination contracts, releases, waivers, amendments, ABC licenses for alcoholic beverage control, and liquor license transfers.

Estate and Tax Planning

For peace of mind, estate and tax planning is one of the most important areas of law for local residents in North Bergen. The birth of a child or a marriage can bring about important estate planning and tax questions. Likewise, a divorce or an audit by the IRS can mean you might need expert legal advice. Samuel C. Berger, Attorney at Law offers legal advice in these areas: wills, powers of attorney, trusts, estate planning services, business succession planning, tax court proceedings, IRS disputes, New Jersey payroll audits, Department of Labor audits, sales tax audits, worker's compensation audits, corporate tax returns, partnership tax returns, and individual tax returns.

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