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Leonard R. Boyer

Leonard R. Boyer

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  • Foreclosure Defense, Bankruptcy, Divorce...
  • New Jersey
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If you need a tiger on your side Attorney Boyer is the lawyer to choose, when he gets his teeth in a case he will shred his opponent to pieces.
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Summary

Although my firm practices in several different fields of law, my expertise is primarily in Mortgage Foreclosure Defense,Divorce & Family Law, Bankruptcy, and Mortgage loan modification. In terms of divorce law, I have a unique prospective from both my personal and professional experience that few other attorneys can match. To me, each case is personal, each client is a person, never just a file number.

Practice Areas
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Bankruptcy
  • Divorce
  • Real Estate Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Business Law
  • Family Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Estate,Trust and Asset Protection
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free 30 min consultation on all non-immigration matters. If an extensive meeting is required, any consultation fee would be deducted from the retainer, when you retain. The consultation fee for Immigration matters is $100.00. If you retain my firm to represent you, the consultation fee will be deducted.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Hourly rates range from $300 to $450 per hour. Contingent Fees on PI and Worker's Compensation only. Flat fees on some matters may be available. Monthly payment plans may be available.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Member
New Jersey State Bar Association
Current
Education
New York Law School
J.D. (1982) | Law
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Completed 3 year program in 2.5 years.
State University of New York - Buffalo
B.A. (1978) | Political Science & Psychology
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Professional Associations
New Jersey State Bar # 010241984
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Boyer Coffy, LLC.
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1902 Questions Answered

Q. Can I legally move out and live with an 18 yr old or older without parental consent at age 16?
A: No, you are not emancipated. You could have significant legal problems if you try to do so, as could the 18 year old.
Q. I own a 2 family home where I reside I rented one of the apts without my knowledge the tenant started a daycare
A: You need to retain an experienced landlord-tenant attorney to evict her. You could be liable for numerous code violations among other things.
Q. I have a judgment against home owners from 2011. bank moved to foreclose in 2014. I was not named. what now?
A: In order to provide you with a meaningful answer and help you, you need to have an in person consultation with an experienced mortgage foreclosure defense and bankruptcy attorney. These type of consultations are free and the only way to for you to find out exactly what your rights are. You should not delay and call an attorney today. Good luck.
Q. If I can't afford to live in the state of New Jersey can I relocate back home with my son if we lived there 4 yrs ago?
A: You cannot move without a Court Order granting you permission to do so. In a landmark ruling handed down recently by the New Jersey Supreme Court, the court unanimously reversed its 2001 Baures holding that a custodial parent could relocate to another state with a child so long as the move was made in good faith and was not “inimical [harmful] to the child’s best interests.” In today’s Bisbing v. Bisbing ruling, it was established that trial judges should now simply determine whether a relocation would be in the “best interests” of the children involved. The standard adopted in Baures did not represent a lasting trend in the law.” In fact, the court found that there was no real progression in the law in New Jersey, no statute written after Baures that definitely recognized a custodial parent’s presumptive right to leave New Jersey with the children. the New Jersey Supreme Court ultimately ruled that courts in New Jersey must use the best-interests standard that is used in custody cases here in New Jersey when deciding relocation cases. And, just like in traditional custody cases, a parent must show the court changed circumstances to modify or amend a custody order or agreement that includes a provision about relocation. The factors, including the history of custody, the health of the parents and the current living situation of each parent, that the courts must look to when determining if the move is in the best interests of the child have long since been contained in New Jersey law at N.J.S.A. 9:2-2. Now, rather than those factors being used to determine only custody or parenting time, they will also be used to assess if a move out of New Jersey is in the best interests of the child who would be relocated out of the state and away from their other parent. It seems that this decision will now give more control to parents who are not primary custodial parents of their children when the other parent wishes to move because there is no longer a presumption in favor of the custodial parent. And, the assumption that the move will be beneficial to the children simply because it is beneficial to the parent has been abandoned. Under New Jersey state law, it is assumed that regular contact with both parents is in the best interests of the child, though certain circumstances can change that. However, there are other factors that go into determining a child’s best interests and which custody arrangement can best serve those interests. These factors include: Your child’s relationship with each parent The parents’ willingness and ability to communicate with each other Stability of both parents Any history of domestic violence The child’s preference Practical considerations (such as distance between the homes, distance between the homes and the child’s school and related issues) This is obviously not an exhaustive list. Child custody statutes are complicated. Do not let geographic restrictions interfere with your choice of an attorney. You need to pick the best lawyer you can find and remember one rule: a good lawyer is generally never cheap, and a cheap lawyer is generally never good so don't choose based on price.
Q. I am in bankruptcy chapter 13 so why is the mortgage company trying lift the Automatic stay
A: The only know what is going on is to retain the right type of attorney. Only a mortgage foreclosure defense and bankruptcy attorney has the expertise to prevent you from having more problems than you can possibly imagine. To properly answer your questions and address your concerns, the best way to handle this is with an in person consultation. There is a very simple solution to your problem, provided that you can fund it. In NJ, the Bankruptcy Court's mortgage loan modification program in combination with a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is your best chance to save your home and will block the sheriff sale. No one can guarantee a loan modification, but unlike other programs and methods, the lenders cannot play their usual games when the loan modification is pursued this way. Since everything is submitted electronically through a portal, it is time stamped. So the lenders can't just lose your application or deny that it was filed. The Bankruptcy Court's mortgage loan modification has "real teeth" behind it. If you are approved for a trial modification, you will be required to make 3 to 6 timely payments before getting a permanent modification. If you do qualify for the permanent loan modification, you will probably have a 40 year mortgage, frequently at a fixed rate of interest. No one can guarantee a reduction of principal but it does sometimes happen. The key to success is to retain attorneys who is an experienced mortgage foreclosure defense and bankruptcy attorneys. The lenders attorneys know who they are, and they take them seriously. You get only one chance to do this right, so choosing the right attorney is critical. You need to retain the best mortgage foreclosure defense and bankruptcy attorney you can afford. You should not be restricted by geographic factors. Pick the best lawyer you can find and remember one rule: a good lawyer is generally never cheap, and a cheap lawyer is generally never good so don't choose based on price.
Q. I have a student loan that has tripled due to interest accrued
A: With extremely rare exceptions student loans are NOT dischargable in Bankruptcy. However, a Chapter 13 Payment plan may make them more affordable for a period of 5 years. You need to retain an experienced NY Bankruptcy attorney to discuss this matter in person and to got over your specific situation.
Q. What options do i have if a friend locks me out of an Instagram account
A: A letter from an experienced litigation attorney should be sufficient to rectify this problem.
Q. What is my recourse when my ex wife takes my minor child out of the country with out my consent which is in our PSA
A: There is an insufficient factual basis to answer your questions and concerns. Your situation requires an in person consultation with an experienced matrimonial attorney, who will know exactly how to proceed. Do not let geographic restrictions get in the way of retaining the best attorney. Pick the best attorney you can find and remember one rule: a good attorney is generally never cheap, and a cheap attorney is generally never good so don't choose based on price.
Q. Can my sister petition our mother without paying for naturalization? She is already 23
A: No, the fee must be paid, especially if your sister is also her sponsor. Immigration is an extremely complex and technical area of law. This is not merely a matter of filling out forms. What you do not know can have grave consequences and even prevent you from obtaining immigration benefits. You need to retain an experienced immigration attorney for any immigration matter or you may throw away your future. Do not let geographic restrictions get in the way of retaining the best attorney. Pick the best attorney you can find and remember one rule: a good attorney is generally never cheap, and a cheap attorney is generally never good so don't choose based on price.
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Boyer Coffy, LLC.
3145 Coney Island Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235
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Telephone: (718) 286-9132
Cell: (201) 675-5577
Fax: (201) 503-8150
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1000 Clifton Ave
Suite 200
Clifton, NJ 07013
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Telephone: (973) 798-6131
Cell: (201) 675-5577
Fax: (201) 503-8150
Boyer Coffy, LLC.
4400 U.S. Route 9 South
Suite 1000
Freehold, NJ 07728
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Boyer Coffy, LLC.
197 State Route 18 South
Suite 3000
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
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Telephone: (973) 798-6131
Cell: (201) 675-5577
Fax: (201) 503-8150