Rutherford, New Jersey

Bounded by the Passaic River, Rutherford is the ideal place to grow your new or existing business. Berger Law is proud of its connection to this Bergen County community, and we understand the importance of professionalism while meeting all of your legal needs. Attorney Samuel C. Berger is committed to the long-term success of his clients as he guides them toward effective and long-term individual and business solutions.

Building relationships with the clients we represent, we will work hard for you in the following areas:

Real Estate

Whether you are buying, selling, developing, renting or leasing personal or commercial property in Rutherford, Berger Law has the expertise to guide you through the entire transaction. Samuel C. Berger will help you enter into carefully planned and worded agreements with an eye toward avoiding future litigation.

We are proud to offer our services in planning board applications, buying and selling property, mortgages, and lease disputes.


Immigration laws have an impact on all New Jersey citizens, including those located in Rutherford. Let Berger Law help you navigate through these often-confusing restrictions.

Allow us to assist you with the following immigration matters: immigrant visas, green cards, permanent residency, temporary green cards, employment-based visas, such as EB1, EB2, EB3, and EB5 visas, non-immigrant visas, investor visas, such as E-2 visas, work visas, such as H-1B, H1B1, and E-3 visas. We are proud to also help you with intra-company visas, such as L-1, L-1A, and L-1B visas, fiancé visas, adjustment of immigration status, counselor processing, and court proceedings involving removal, deportation, and immigration violations.

Estate and Tax Planning

Rutherford individuals and businesses face a variety of estate and tax needs. Whether it's the birth of a child, a divorce or a business IRS audit, Attorney Samuel C. Berger has extensive experience in a variety of commercial and personal tax and estate matters to meet your needs.

Our estate and tax planning knowledge includes: wills, power of attorney, trusts, complete estate planning, business succession planning, New Jersey payroll audits, sales tax audits, worker's compensation audits, corporate tax returns, partnership tax returns, individual tax returns, and tax court representation, including IRS disputes.

Business Law

Starting and growing your business is once again a reality in Rutherford. But it is important to operate your business on the best foundation possible. The decisions regarding the type of business entity you should establish (such as a partnership or corporation) and how those entities will be taxed are important decisions that will have an impact on your profit margin.

Put our business experience to work for you in matters such as: shareholder and partnership agreements, employee contracts, non-compete and nondisclosure agreements, licensing agreements, termination contracts, incorporation documents, understandings with regard to buying and selling businesses, ABC licenses, liquor licenses (Buy/Sell/Transfer), understandings that change business ownership, business name and address changes, releases, waivers, and amendments.


There will be times that, despite your best efforts, you find yourself in a legal dispute. Attorney Samuel C. Berger has the know-how to guide you through the stressful process of litigation. He can represent your interests through administrative proceedings, court matters or mediation in Bergen County and all of New Jersey.

We have proven experience in the following matters: commercial disputes, collections, family matters, including non-contested child support calculations, property settlement agreements, financial asset evaluation before and during divorce, non-compete agreement violations, partnership and shareholder disputes.

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