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Qualified representation from a knowledgeable Bridgewater attorney

The Law Offices of James A. Abate, LLC is an ideal source for comprehensive representation in criminal defense and select other areas of the law. Attorney James A. Abate has the knowledge and passion needed to aggressively defend a client’s rights before a judge or a jury, or to see your dispute or claim through to its ultimate resolution. He is committed to client satisfaction in all he does.

Mr. Abate’s practice focuses on:

  • Municipal court cases
  • Traffic offenses
  • Drug offenses
  • DWI defense
  • Subsequent DWI offenses
  • Expungements
  • Domestic violence
  • Business litigation
  • Real estate disputes and transactions
  • Personal injury claims

Mr. Abate also represents clients in appellate court proceedings.

Business litigation

The business world’s dynamic environment is a breeding ground for disputes that have the ability to derail your carefully planned business goals. Mr. Abate has protected the well-being of businesses throughout New Jersey and New York in breach of contract violations and an array of other contentious matters. On the transactional side of business law, Mr. Abate drafts, reviews and enforces business agreements for large and small companies alike.

Real estate

While real estate is the largest financial investment most individuals, families and businesses make, many do not consider hiring a lawyer to help until something has gone awry in their transactions. If you are purchasing a home or real property for your business, you always should consult a real estate attorney to ensure paperwork is appropriately filled out and filed on time. Mr. Abate can help protect your interests by reviewing lease and purchase agreements, presiding over closings, and carefully monitoring short sales.

In addition to his work with commercial and residential real estate transactions, Mr. Abate provides support in property tax appeals and landlord-tenant matters. Mr. Abate has acted as property counsel for everyone from individuals to insurance carriers and Fortune 500 companies.

Personal injury

Individuals who have been harmed due to someone else’s carelessness or recklessness deserve compensation for their medical expenses, time away from work, pain and suffering, and other losses. Mr. Abate takes injury cases on a contingency fee basis, which means you pay nothing for his services until you receive a judgment from the opposition. He has handled a wide variety of personal injury claims for those who have been injured as a result of:

  • Car accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Construction site accidents
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Dog bites
  • Defective products

Mr. Abate also handles wrongful death claims for families who have lost loved ones.

Contact The Law Offices of James A. Abate, LLC for a no-obligation consultation

Call on The Law Offices of James A. Abate, LLC for assistance if you need an attorney who takes prompt action when the circumstances are dire. Mr. Abate is available 24 hours a day should emergencies arise where you need a defense lawyer by your side. With offices in Bridgewater and Westfield, Mr. Abate serves clients throughout Somerset and Union counties as well as other areas of New Jersey. Reach out to his office online or at (908) 210-9755 to schedule a free initial consultation.

The Law Offices of James A. Abate LLC

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