Wayne, New Jersey

Located less than 20 miles from Midtown Manhattan, Wayne is a growing city in New Jersey expanding from 54,717 residents in the 2010 census. Over the past twenty years, Wayne has grown over 15%. With this growth and its proximity to New York City, Wayne is an epicenter of activity for families and businesses alike. Samuel C. Berger Attorney at Law knows the local community and understands the legal services that Wayne residents and business owners seek. The Law Office of Samuel C. Berger offers complete legal services in the following fields:

Real Estate Law

Because Wayne is a growing community, many residents will experience the joy of buying their first home or leasing their first commercial property. Avoiding real estate disputes and litigation is a sound way to prevent headache, hassle and the extra expense these disputes can bring. A carefully planned real estate agreement is essential when entering into a transaction that involves property acquisition or disposal. Attorney Samuel C. Berger has extensive experience to handle these issues and can assist you with your real estate issues. Berger Law practices in these areas: buying and selling property, lease disputes, planning board applications, landlord-tenant issues, and all mortgage matters.

Immigration Law

Wayne, New Jersey has a diverse and vibrant population and with this diversity often comes the need for expert immigration advice. Berger Law offers many of the most common immigration services such as filing petitions and court proceedings. Lawyer Samuel C. Berger has in-depth 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, or 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.

In the United States, New Jersey and every other state is given great discretion regarding who is eligible for public benefits. Many clients going through the immigration system have questions regarding who is eligible for these services. Samuel C. Berger can advise clients on Medicaid questions as they relate to aliens and the immigration process.


Sometimes, despite your best efforts to plan carefully, a legal dispute will require that you seek relief in a New Jersey court. The prospect of going to court can be daunting. Consult Samuel C. Berger, PC to guide you through this process and to handle your litigation needs.

The Berger Law Firm can handle commercial disputes, court case collections, and family matters related to divorce and non-contested child support calculations. Additionally, our firm has extensive expertise in financial asset evaluation before and during a divorce case, property settlement agreements, non-compete contract violations, and partnership/shareholder disputes. If you find yourself facing a case involving these issues, contact our office today for expert advice.

Business Law

Wayne is located close to New York City, so starting a business here is a great way to take advantage of this convenient location. Whether you are buying, selling, incorporating or reorganizing a business, a knowledgeable lawyer is an essential tool in your business planning arsenal.

Berger Law offers the following services to maximize your success: incorporation, buying and selling a business, contract negotiation, drafting agreements, lease formation, shareholder and partnership contracts, employee agreements and hiring foreign nationals, non-compete and non-disclosure agreements, licensing contracts, termination agreements, releases, waivers, amendments, ABC licenses (alcoholic beverage control), and liquor license buy/sell/transfer transactions.

Estate and Tax Planning

Many residents live and work in two different states because Wayne is located so close to New York. This can create tax and estate planning issues that an experienced estate and tax planning attorney can handle. Getting married, divorced, or having a child can present unique estate and tax problems that Berger Law is experienced at solving.

The Law Office of Samuel C Berger offers legal representation in the following areas: wills, powers of attorney, forming and maintaining trusts, estate planning, business succession planning, tax court proceedings, IRS disputes, New Jersey payroll audits, Department of Labor audits, sales tax audits, worker's compensation audits, corporate, partnership and individual tax returns.

Samuel C. Berger encourages you to stay up-to-date on the latest immigration, business, real estate, and tax trends by following the Bergerlaw.net blogs covering Wayne, NJ 07470 in Passaic County.