Passaic, New Jersey

Passaic is a growing city in New Jersey expanding from 58,041 residents in 1990 to 69,781 residents in the 2010 census. With this tremendous growth, Passaic is now ranked as the 15th largest municipality in New Jersey. Located just 10 miles from New York City, Passaic is an ideal place to find excellent legal representation. Berger Law knows the local community and understands the legal services that Passaic residents and business owners seek. Berger Law firm provides comprehensive legal services in the following areas:

Estate and Tax Planning

Because Passaic is located so close to the New York state line, many residents live and work in two different states. This can create tax and estate planning issues that Berger Law is equipped to handle. Big life changes like marriage, divorce, the birth of a child, or an IRS tax audit can present unique tax and estate planning problems that Berger Law is experienced at solving. The Law Office of Samuel C Berger provides comprehensive legal advice and representation for the formation of wills, powers of attorney, trusts, business succession planning, IRS disputes, estate planning, Department of Labor audits, sales tax audits, Worker's Compensation audit, and tax court proceedings. In addition, our firm also handles corporate, partnership and individual tax return filings.

Business Law

With its close proximity to New York City, Passaic is a prime location to start a new business. Incorporating a new business often brings up a host of issues that a seasoned attorney can help you solve. Lawyer Samuel C Berger is experienced and knowledgeable in the areas of law most pertinent to business owners. Whether your business needs help filing articles of incorporation, drafting employee or licensing agreements, or reviewing contracts, Attorney Samuel C. Berger can help you every step of the way.

Starting and running a business is both a thrill and a challenge. Obtaining the highest quality legal advice can minimize problems and accelerate your success as a business owner. Berger Law offers legal representation in the following areas: incorporation, buying and selling a business, contract formation, lease formation, shareholder and partnership contracts, employee agreements and hiring a foreign national, non-compete contracts and non-disclosure agreements, licensing contracts, termination agreements, releases, waivers, amendments, ABC contracts for alcoholic beverage control, and liquor license buying/selling/transferring.

Real Estate Law

Buying, selling, renting, and leasing property is an excellent way to establish yourself or your business in the local area. Avoiding real estate disputes and litigation is simply the most cost effective way to protect your real estate investment. A carefully planned real estate agreement is essential when entering into a transaction that involves property acquisition or disposal. Attorney Samuel C. Berger has the experience to handle these issues and can assist you with your real estate issues. We practice in the following areas: buying and selling property proceedings, lease disputes, planning board applications, landlord-tenant matters, and all mortgage issues.

Immigration Law

Located just ten miles from New York City means Passaic is home to dozens of international residents. With this diversity comes the need for a knowledgeable immigration law firm. Berger Law offers a wide array of immigration services including, filing petitions and court proceedings. Berger Law has extensive experience in this complicated area of law and offers services including, but not limited to: immigrant visas, permanent residence, green card, waivers, removal of condition, temporary green card, employment-based visas such as EB1, EB2, EB3, EB5, Non-immigrant visas, investor E-2 visa, work visas such as H-1B, H-1B1, or E-3, intra-company visas including L-1, L-1A, L-1B, fiancé K-1 visa, adjustment of status, court proceedings involving removal, deportation, and immigration violations.

With clients who are navigating the immigration system, corollary issues like who is entitled to public benefits are often raised by Berger Law clients. In the U.S. each state is given great discretion regarding who is eligible for public benefits. Samuel C. Berger, Attorney at Law, can advise clients on Medicaid questions as they relate to aliens and the immigration process.


No matter how strategic and careful you are, sometimes a legal dispute will require that you seek relief in a New Jersey court. Sometimes an issue might require a mediation or arbitration hearing. Samuel C. Berger PC can handle your litigation needs by providing the following services: 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.

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