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Law Firm Overview
Respected, Experienced Advocates When Your Rights Are On The Line
At Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C., our lawyers have a reputation for being among the best at preparing your case for trial and working towards fair settlements when appropriate. Our team of attorneys are experienced litigators, which means we fight for individuals who have been harmed by others and for New Jersey residents charged with crimes. We advocate for those who are going through the trauma of divorce, facing bankruptcy, or worrying they may be deported.
Our firm has earned a premier reputation because we are skilled at every phase of litigation, including speaking with witnesses, investigating the cause of an accident or complaint, discovering what evidence the other side has, filing legal motions, and arguing your position.
Our attorneys fight for residents of Woodbridge and people across New Jersey. We work as a team to take advantage of every skill the firm has to offer. Our firm represents clients in many different practice areas.
Our Woodbridge Lawyers are Highly Respected because of Our Strong Track Record of Success
Our personal injury lawyers have achieved numerous verdicts and settlements, many for millions or hundreds of thousands of dollars. In employment cases, we hold employers accountable for their wrongs by forcing employers to reinstate employees and pay large sums to reimburse employees. In criminal cases, we often can get the charges dismissed or reduced.
For example, we:
- Obtained a $1.3 million-dollar settlement for a woman who suffered spinal cord damage due to a slip and fall accident at a diner in Bridgewater, New Jersey
- Settled a case for $850,000 on behalf of a man who required multiple surgeries because another driver made an improper turn
- Worked to get DWI charges and moving violations dropped in a case because we were able to suppress the results of a blood test that was not properly certified
Some our many verdicts and settlements can be reviewed on our website case results page.
We Have Earned High Praise from Other Lawyers, Our Clients, the Media, and The Woodbridge Community
At Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C., our injury litigators have received top-tier ratings from legal rating agencies including Avvo, Super Lawyers, and the National Trial Lawyers. We have made presentations on major national TV networks and in the local press, such as CBS, NBC, NJN News, the New York Star Ledger, Philadelphia Inquirer, and Bergen News – to name just a few media sources.
We take complex cases and many cases that other lawyers are afraid to try.
Here are just a few testimonials:
- “Chris Aiello is a very compassionate individual who is a genius when it comes to law. So glad he was on our side.”- Fowler
- “For someone never faced with the justice system before it can be quite scary. The moment I met Mr. Aiello and my attorney Tim Broking I was set at ease…” – James Snyder
- “Aiello Harris was by far the best law firm I have ever hired. They were diligent, responsive, persistent, and provided outstanding representation.” – Brandon
Other highly favorable reviews can be found here.
Personal Injury Attorney
Aggressive Advocates for Victims of Personal Injury in Woodbridge
All personal injuries have the power to change your life. Some change your life forever. In the worst accident cases, a loved one is taken away from a family. Our personal injury lawyers are dedicated to proving a person or entity caused your injuries. We leave no stone unturned to get accident victims compensation for every expense they incur, including each moment of suffering, and the inability to enjoy life.
Accident Injury Compensation Can Cover:
- All your medical bills including hospital surgeries, ER visits, doctor visits, medications, and medical equipment
- Every type of therapy including physical therapy, vocational therapy, speech therapy, and emotional therapy
- All the money you lost because you can’t do your job and may never be able to do your job
- Your physical suffering for every ache, muscle twitch, nerve damage, and all other types of pain
- Your emotional suffering because you must cope with worries about your future, and your inability to enjoy your family, friends, hobbies, and other people and activities
- Any scarring or disfigurement
At Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C., our personal injury attorneys take cases on a contingency fee basis which means we are only paid if we win or the case settles with your approval.
Woodbridge car accident lawyers demand that negligent drivers pay for the injuries they cause
Our auto accident lawyers handle every type of motor vehicle collision. Some of the many auto accident cases we litigate for our clients include:
- Rear-end collisions
- Intersection accidents
- Multiple vehicle accidents
- Single-car crashes
We bring claims against everyone responsible, from reckless drivers to car manufacturers that make faulty vehicles. Our team of car accident attorneys can even pursue the state or a county if they improperly designed the road or failed to maintain it.
Drivers, Passengers, and Families of Those Killed Need Tough New Jersey Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Fighting for them.
Motorcycle accidents often cause death and catastrophic injuries. Motorcycles are simply no match for bigger cars and trucks. When motorcycle riders are in a crash, they almost always fall directly onto a hard surface, possibly hitting their head, breaking multiple bones, or even losing their lives. Our motorcycle accident attorneys hold other drivers liable for failing to obey traffic laws and ignoring your right to drive on the road. We also represent motorcycle passengers who were hurt due to the irresponsible actions of their driver.
Truck accident attorneys hold companies and drivers liable for failing to honor your right to safety
Truck accidents can be due to a product defect, cargo spillage, driving too fast, and for many other reasons. When a truck rolls over, often multiple people are injured in the attempt to avoid the truck. Drivers can be held accountable if they drove while tired, while drunk, because they were distracted, or because they failed to follow the traffic laws. Trucking companies and truck owners can be forced to pay for your damages if they failed to supervise their drivers and if they put profit (more shipments) ahead of public safety.
Strong Advocacy When Property Owners Fail to Make the Insides and Outsides of their Property Safe
At Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C., our premises liability attorneys hold restaurants, retail stores, apartment complexes, hospitals, offices, and all property owners liable if they fail to take proper precautions to protect the consumers and visitors who walk on their premises.
If you’re hurt in a slip and fall or another type of premises liability accident, it could cause broken bones, spinal cord damage, nerve damage, and other serious and even permanent injuries. Premises liability includes:
- Failing to keep floors and sidewalks dry
- Failing to repair railings and stairs
- Not fixing torn carpets
- Not having proper lighting
- Disregarding security measures
Elevator accidents, swimming pool drownings, dog bites and many other accidents are often the responsibility of the property owner or the company hired to maintain the premises.
Helping Injured New Jersey Employees Get Medical and Wage Compensation for Woodbridge Job Accidents and Illnesses
When a worker in Woodbridge is injured due to any type of workplace accident, the worker has the right to be paid compensation regardless of fault. Our team of workers’ compensation lawyers fights for employees who are injured or become sick on the job. Workers’ compensation benefits typically include two-thirds of your lost wages during the time you cannot work. If you have a permanent disability, you may be entitled to extended wage loss benefits. Injured employees have the right to get medical care for all their injuries so they can, if possible work, again. Some workers are entitled to vocational retraining if they can’t work at their old job. We also fight to make sure you return to work only when you are medically cleared.
Criminal Justice Attorney
Top-Rated Woodbridge NJ Criminal Defense Lawyers Defend Your Rights if You are Charged with Criminal Offenses
Anyone charged with a crime worries that they will lose their freedom. They fear they will lose other valuable rights, too. They are deeply concerned about how a conviction can affect their reputation. Our criminal defense attorneys began their careers as prosecutors. We understand the criminal justice system. That is why we have been able to have many charges dismissed and have successfully had other charges reduced.
At Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C, we handle a broad range of criminal charges including:
- 1st to 4th-degree charges
- Disorderly and petty disorderly offenses,
- Offenses by juveniles
- Municipal ordinances violations
Clients trust our ability to defend their rights in court and when negotiating with prosecutors. Call us now for affordable criminal defense.
Woodbridge Traffic Ticket Lawyers Help Drivers Defeat or Reduce Traffic Charges
Traffic tickets aren’t simply a matter of paying a small fine and moving on. Even a minor offense can mean that your license may be suspended. Loss of a license can, in turn, mean the loss of a job. Convictions for traffic charges often mean increased insurance premiums for up to three years, substantial fines, insurance surcharges, and financial penalties. In some cases, it can mean having to spend time in jail. Our traffic lawyers in Woodbridge NJ contest tickets for speeding, failing to merge properly, running a red light, and many other New Jersey violations.
Getting Your Criminal Record Expunged Often Means the Difference between Getting a Job and Losing a Job
Many employers run criminal background checks before they hire a job applicant, thus, having a criminal record could be a major hindrance when seeking employment. Although you have paid your debt to society, you are still being punished by not being able to move forward with your life.
Our experienced expungement attorneys can help. Many types of criminal actions can be removed/expunged from your record so they won’t be revealed on a background check. Arrest records, juvenile offenses including drug offenses, misdemeanors, and even felonies may be eligible for expungements. Our team of expungement lawyers takes the necessary steps to expunge records when removal is allowed.
Skilled Woodbridge DUI & DWI Lawyers Understand How to Defend against Criminal Charges and License Revocations
- Spending time in jail
- Losing your license
- Heavy fines and court costs
- Higher insurance premiums
- Longer and more severe penalties if you are convicted again.
We defend DWI/DUI charges by challenging the basis for being stopped, contesting the validity of alcohol tests, and asserting your Constitutional rights. We have successfully had many DWI/DUI charges dismissed or reduced. Do not make the mistake of trying to defend yourself in court. Retain representation from a DUI lawyer in Woodbridge with vast experience and great knowledge of the court system NJ DUI laws.
Tough Drug Offense Lawyers in Woodbridge, New Jersey
At Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C., our drug crime lawyers in Woodbridge NJ who were former prosecution attorneys, assert every reasonable defense possible to win jury trials, help get drug charges dismissed, evidence thrown out of court, and to get charges reduced. Our attorneys handle numerous drug crimes including:
We also represent those charged with violation of New Jersey’s marijuana laws.
Woodbridge Employment Lawyers Demand that Employers Honor Employee Rights
Our New Jersey employment attorneys fight for financial justice for many different types of employment claims involving employee discrimination and employee labor and civil rights laws. We have more than 250 years of combined trial experience helping workers get justice when employers harass them, fail to hire them or fire them just because of their identity and not their work performance. Our lawyers fight to have wronged employees reinstated and lost benefits paid.
We also seek to enforce severance packages, contracted for benefits, and the rights of shareholders who have been wronged. We contest contract clauses that prevent you from obtaining new employment.
We help employers understand and comply with immigration laws and employer compliance laws so employees can work and consumers can be protected.
Trusted Employee Harassment Lawyers Call for Justice when Employees Are Not Treated with Respect
Workers have the right to feel safe and secure in the workplace. Our Woodbridge harassment lawyers hold employers accountable when they allow owners, managers, co-workers, vendors, and anyone in a position of authority to harass a worker in any way. Harassment includes inappropriate or unwarranted behavior because of a worker’s sex, religion, national origin, and sexual orientation. Sexual harassment is an egregious wrong which, like other harassment offenses, must cease immediately. Employers who allow or fail to monitor harassment in the workplace should pay substantial fines and penalties. They should also be forced to take corrective measures to stop future harassment.
Woodbridge Discrimination Lawyers Holding Employers Liable
No worker should be discriminated against because of identity characteristics including:
Discrimination takes many forms, including harassment, failure to hire, wrongful termination, and hostile work environment. Our team of lawyers seek justice by demanding compensatory damages, punitive damages, legal fees, and other applicable damages when employers fail to follow state and federal laws. We handle all types of discrimination cases before federal and state agencies and in federal and state courts.
Wrongful Termination Lawyers Hold Employers Accountable for Not Following State and Federal Law
Employers can’t fire someone based on their race, sex, and other “protected characteristics” including age, disability, and national origin. They also can’t fire employees for asserting their legal rights such as disclosing that someone else is being harassed at work. If you lost a job or job benefits, our wrongful termination attorneys are ready to hold employers liable for wrongful termination due to failure to obey federal and New Jersey employment and civil rights laws. Accountability includes job reinstatement, compensation for wage and benefit loss, and other damages.
At Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C, our divorce attorneys guide clients through the difficult transition from marriage to divorce. We understand how upsetting and nerve-wracking it can be to admit a marriage isn’t working. In the middle of the emotional trauma of a divorce and your frustration with a spouse, you do need to make decisions that can save your marital assets and secure your financial future. Our caring lawyers guide spouses through this transition by reviewing your assets, explaining your options including which assets of your spouse you can claim, and helping you negotiate or litigate a fair distribution of your assets.
Our divorce attorneys represent clients who consent and those who don’t. We represent spouses in alternative dispute forums such as mediation and collaborative divorce. If your spouse isn’t being reasonable, we are ready to litigate your case before a judge. The divorce matters we handle for spouses include:
A fair division of the marital assets
Divorces require attorneys who have the experience and respect of other divorce lawyers to protect you as you get ready for the next phase of your life.
Family Law Attorney
Our family law attorneys make clear to clients that they need to resolve all their family law matters when they seek a divorce. Once the decree is entered, your family rights may be denied altogether or may be significantly affected without adequate representation. Likewise, unmarried parents need to determine who will have custody of the children and how the children will be supported. Our family lawyers obtain agreements or court orders in the following matters:
Child custody and support
Equitable distribution of property
Divorces that involve assets of substantial value
Domestic violence protective orders
We often work with financial professionals, child psychologists, and other professionals to help you get the best results for you and your children.
At Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C., our top-tier tax lawyers advocate for you when you receive a notice that taxes are due or past due. We represent clients before the IRS and before state tax agencies in New Jersey and New York. We also advocate for clients in the U.S. Tax Court, the New Jersey State Tax Court, appellate courts, and even the U.S. Congress. Our tax lawyers have advanced tax degrees and years of relevant experience.
We handle the following types of tax disputes:
Income tax audit challenges
Innocent spouse claims
Estate tax controversies
Responsible person litigation
Civil and criminal structuring cases
Criminal income tax fraud / tax evasion
Property tax appeals
We take civil and criminal cases.
At Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C , our immigration lawyers appreciate how devastating it can be to be separated from your family and sent out of the country. We understand the difficulties immigrants have in securing visas and admission into the United States. We are deeply concerned that minors may be forced out of the United States even though they were born in America.
The laws on immigration are changing rapidly as are the decisions by judges on the validity of these laws. Our immigration lawyers are keeping current with these changes so we can advise immigrants and families on deportation laws, DACA, and other immigration issues.
An immigration lawyer at our Woodbridge law practice understands that a criminal charge for immigrants is frightening. The difference between an acquittal and a guilty plea can be the difference between staying in American and being forced to leave.
We advocate for immigration clients in the following matters:
Immigrant Criminal defense
Our immigration lawyers work with employment lawyers, criminal defense lawyers, civil trial lawyers, and family lawyers to help address all your immigration concerns including employment visas, citizenship, and naturalization.
Constant phone calls, numerous collection letters, borrowing from one creditor to pay another. The stress of being behind on your bills can be overwhelming especially if it means your house is being foreclosed or your car is being repossessed.
There is help. Bankruptcy protection can stop collection efforts immediately. In many cases, you can save your home and other property. In most cases, you can get a fresh start.
Our bankruptcy lawyers advise debtors that there are two ways to file for bankruptcy. In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you can eliminate your unsecured debts. Often, you can reaffirm a secured debt such as a car loan to keep your vehicle. Chapter 7 debtors are entitled to exempt some or all of their assets depending on how valuable they are.
Chapter 13 bankruptcy
In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you file a plan to pay off the arrears on secured debts such as a mortgage. By paying the arrears and continuing to pay future payments, you can usually save your home and any assets that are secured by a creditor.
Chapter 7 or 13 Bankruptcy
Our bankruptcy lawyers explain the eligibility requirements for filing for Chapter 7 or 13. We prepare the necessary court filings, represent you at the creditors’ meeting, and follow through with you until your debts are discharged or your plan is completed. We also help with pre-bankruptcy credit counseling.
Please know that many people like yourself, get into debt through unfortunate circumstances such as the loss of a job, high medical bills, divorce, or other reasons. Please contact us to learn how we can help you get a fresh financial start.
Speak with a Premier Woodbridge Trial Attorney by Contacting Us Now
Insurance companies, employers, your spouse, the government, and creditors all will likely have a lawyer on their side. You need an attorney who will fight for you. One who has the experience, reputation, and tenacity to fight for your rights and to demand justice. For six decades, the lawyers at Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C, have helped clients get strong results and secure new starts in Woodbridge and all of Middlesex County NJ. To talk with our caring lawyers, please phone us at (908) 561-5577 or contact us to schedule a free consultation.