As we celebrate the joy of the holidays, we are grateful for the opportunity to work with you. We wish you and your family peace, prosperity, and happiness in the coming year.
"The warmth of home and hearth, the cheer and good will of friends, and the hope of a childlike heart to you all." All of us at Gibbons | Neuman wish you and yours a safe and happy holiday season!
Over seven (7) years ago, I installed a fence that is on a portion of my neighbor’s yard. Is it now my property? We have been asked this and similar questions regarding adverse possession and boundary disputes. There typically is not an easy answer. There are specific requirements for claiming ownership of another’s property [...]
“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy. They are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust All of us at Gibbons | Neuman wish you a safe and happy Thanksgiving.
In mediation, getting the case settled is only half the battle. I always say the devil is in the details. Once you have a settlement in principle, it must be reduced to writing (the “Mediated Settlement Agreement”). Once all the parties have signed, we have a binding agreement. I make it a practice to show [...]
Thank you to everyone who attended our Open House on October 10th. We had a full house and it was a huge success. There was good conversation, food and drink. Between our raffle, slient auction and donantions from those who attended (and even some who coulnd't be there), we raised over $6,100 for the Alzheimer's [...]
Think no one in your family will fight over your estate after you’ve died? Here is PART 1 of The Seven Warning Signs of a Potential Estate Battle. Warning sign # 1: SIBLING RIVALRY. Mom (or Dad) always liked you best. Yeah, but Dad paid for your wedding. Yeah, but he paid for YOUR college. [...]
Mediation has many components. The Attorney’s mediation summary is an invaluable tool to the mediation process. Not only does the summary focus on the critical issues, but it can save your client time and money. Often, counsel will submit copies of the pleadings with a statement that the issues are self-explanatory. That’s great, but if [...]
Many people believe that the cost of long term care in a nursing home is covered by Medicare. That’s probably because they’ve known someone who: a) broke a hip; OR b) had a stroke; OR c) suffered some sort of illness or injury for which they were hospitalized for at least 3 days. Then that [...]