The large automobile injury settlement occurred after three years of litigation.  The Law Office of Jordan B. Rickards has secured a $165,000 settlement, stemming from an automobile accident which occurred in December, 2013. The defendant driver had been drinking heavily in the twenty hours leading up to the accident, and had not slept during that…

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A few states within the U.S. have legalized marijuana for recreational use, but the majority of states continue to heavily regulate the drug, legalizing its use for specific medical reasons only. New Jersey is one of the states that only allows marijuana for certain medical uses. Otherwise, growing, possessing, and selling the drug remains illegal….

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Attorney Jordan B. Rickards has earned a perfect 10.0 “superb” rating from Avvo.com.  The leading attorney website, which provides ratings for 97 percent of all attorneys in the United States, uses a mathematical model to calculate rating based on, among other factors, public data (state bar associations, regulatory agencies, and court records), published sources on the…

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If you have been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, you are not alone. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, an average 20 people every minute are physically abused by an intimate partner. The most recent domestic violence offense report by the New Jersey State Police showed there were 64,556 offenses reported…

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Custody of minor children is often a contested issue. It can be difficult for parents to put aside their feelings and remain objective about the best situation for the kids. Whether child custody issues arose due to your divorce, or you and the other parent were never married, it usually requires you head to court…

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As you grow your family and career, the question of what happens when you pass becomes important to answer. No one wants to dwell on such a morbid topic, but there are practicalities to consider. Who will inherit your real estate and personal belongings? If you own a business, how will it continue without you?…

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Municipal Offense: Driving While Suspended in New Jersey At first glance, it seems like the Municipal Court handles only minor matters. Nonetheless, some municipal cases can result in substantial fines and even jail time. That is true in the case of a person who is ticketed for driving while suspended in New Jersey. New Jersey law…

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“Mr. Rickards did a great job, is very professional, and was superb, in significantly reducing my large traffic violations! He is on my very high to recommend list to anyone needing representation in court, and he is a very nice guy! A VERY THANKFUL CLIENT!!!!” SINCERELY, BRETT BERGENFELD       See more reviews here.

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