Legal Expertise ~ Our Areas of Practice
The Ricci & Fava Law Firm specializes in many aspects of the law. Our experienced and highly talented New Jersey attorneys will work to get you the resolution you deserve.
Our practice areas include (click link to learn more):
Personal Injury Law
Ricci & Fava, LLC, is dedicated to providing excellent legal services to those who have been injured in an accident. Our experienced Trial Attorneys have extensive skills representing people who have suffered serious personal injury caused by any type of accident, including, but not limited to:
These accidents often result in costly medical bills, property damage, pain and suffering, emotional distress, and lost wages. Our experienced Trial Attorneys are committed to providing a thorough evaluation of each case and will help victims obtain money in settlements for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages and property damage. While a few cases must go to trial, Ricci & Fava, LLC, frequently obtains favorable monetary settlements for its clients without the necessity of trial.
If you or a loved one has been injured in any type of accident, call Ricci & Fava, LLC, for a free consultation at (973) 837-1900 or contact our office via our online form.
Workers Compensation Law
Ricci & Fava, LLC, has extensive experience handling Workers Compensation claims throughout the State of New Jersey. If you suffered an injury during work, you should contact this firm for a free consultation.
New Jersey Workers Compensation Laws may entitle you to recover medical benefits, income benefits if you missed time from work, and a settlement award for permanent disability. The attorneys at Ricci & Fava, LLC, possess knowledge of the intricacies of Workers Compensation laws and strive to make it easy for its clients to go through the process of asserting a claim for Workers Compensation benefits.
Our attorneys will guide you through and manage the process to ensure that you receive all authorized medical treatment you deserve as well as temporary benefits which is compensation in the event your treating doctors determine you are unable to work. At the conclusion of your treatment, our attorneys will obtain expert reports and negotiate the best possible settlement for you. While most Workers Compensation claims can be resolved without the need for a Trial, the attorneys at Ricci & Fava, LLC, have tried many Workers Compensation cases and obtained favorable judgments for our clients.
Because of the prominence of Ricci, Fava & Bagley, LLC, in this field of the law, we have built relationships with the Judges, Lawyers and Staff, that enable this firm to defend your rights effectively, successfully and without delay. It is the mission of Ricci & Fava, LLC, to ensure that you are treated fairly and receive all benefits to which you are entitled as a result of the injuries you suffered at work. If you or a loved one has been injured at work, please call our office (973) 837-1900 for a free consultation or contact us via our online form.
If you’ve been accused of a crime and face the possibility of going to jail, you already understand the seriousness of your situation. The attorneys have Ricci & Fava, LLC, have expertise in the handling of these matters and appear frequently in State Court and Federal Court to defendant against all criminal charges, including, but not limited to:
Possession of Drugs
Regardless of what charges you face, Ricci & Fava, LLC, has the legal knowledge and experience to resolve your case. This firm has experienced criminal defense attorneys who will treat your case with the seriousness it deserves. We have an intimate understanding of New Jersey criminal laws as well as the State and Federal Constitution and will provide you with the best legal strategy for your case.
Ricci & Fava, LLC, spends time and conducts a thorough investigation of every individual case, including gathering information from witnesses and prosecutors. With the help of Ricci & Fava, LLC, you will understand the full ramifications of your charge and receive the best possible counsel. If you or a loved one requires our services, contact Ricci & Fava, LLC, for a free consultation at (973) 837-1900 or contact our office via our online form.
Civil Rights Defense
Ricci & Fava, LLC, frequently handles matters in Municipal Courts throughout the State of New Jersey including, but not limited to:
Petty Disorderly Persons Offenses
Driving While Suspended/Revoked
Driving Without Insurance
Careless / Reckless Driving
Leaving the Scene of an Accident
While some traffic matters may not seem as significant, there are very serious ramifications to pleading guilty to these charges. You may receive Motor Vehicle Points, which could result in a suspension of your license and you may have to pay insurance surcharges or other surcharges. Some motor vehicle offenses can even result in jail time.
Ricci & Fava, LLC, has successfully resolved countless municipal court matters. Please call Ricci & Fava, LLC, for a free consultation at (973) 837-1900 or contact our office via our online form.
DWI / DUI
Ricci & Fava, LLC, understands the difficulties surrounded by a DUI or DWI. Our dedicated criminal attorneys have extensive experience handling DUI and DUI claims throughout the State of New Jersey. While it may be the result of just a mistake in judgment, a DWI / DUI charge is very serious in the State of New Jersey. Ricci & Fava, LLC, has extensive experience handling DWI/DUI matters and will ensure that your rights are protected.
In the state of New Jersey, if you’re charged with a DUI or DWI, you can face serious penalties. New Jersey doesn’t take this offense lightly, especially if it’s not your first DUI conviction. Without a professional New Jersey DUI attorney on your side, you could face the following:
Up to 30 days in Jail
Up to a $1,000 fine
Mandatory 7 months drivers license suspension
MVC Surcharges for 3 years, $1,000 per year
Attend intoxicated driver resource center
Penalties for a second DUI conviction or even a third are far worse. If you’ve been arrested for a DUI and you already have one or more convictions on your record, you need a team of skilled DUI lawyers on your side.
Whether you’ve been wrongfully charged or made an honest mistake it is the mission of Ricci & Fava, LLC, to ensure that you are treated fairly and this trying time doesn’t ruin the rest of your life. If you or a loved one received a DUI or DWI citation, please call our office (973) 837-1900 for a free consultation or contact us via our online form.
Accidential Disability / Pension Law
Ricci & Fava, LLC, has assisted countless public employees obtain the disability pensions they so justly deserve after being seriously injured at work. Accidental disability pensions are granted to public employees who experience a work-related traumatic event which results in total and permanent inability to perform their job duties.
In order to qualify for the pension, you must meet certain criteria with regard to your injury and accident, including, that your accident:
(1) is unidentifiable as to time and place, (2) is undersigned and unexpected, (3) the disability is not the result of a pre-existing condition, (4) must occur during the member’s regular and assigned duties and not as the result of willful negligence, and (5) results in mental or physical incapacity from performing one’s usual job duties.
The accidental disability pension application process can be a very difficult process to go through without the assistance of a skilled, experienced attorney. Ricci & Fava, LLC, has attorneys who specialize in accidental disability pension applications, hearings and appeals. If you or a loved one has suffered a work-related accident and are unable to perform your job duties, call us at (973) 837-1900 for a free consultation or reach us via our online form.
Construction sites are very dangerous. Even those individuals who take safety precautions seriously can become injured at a Construction site. There are laws and regulations in place which require inspections and implementation of safety measures to keep workers, or others who may be injured at a Construction site, safe. However, despite these laws and regulations, countless numbers of individuals become injured each year due to faulty equipment, chemical spills, explosions, falling debris, building collapse, structure failures, ladder accidents, fork lift accidents, scaffolding accidents, crane accidents, and other negligence.
There could be several parties who are responsible to make sure that employees and others at Construction sites are kept safe. Because this area of the law is complicated and a number of different parties may be responsible for your injuries, it is important to pick an experienced and proven construction accident injury attorney. This law firm is dedicated to investigating and evaluating each claim with the utmost detail and attention. The attorneys at Ricci & Fava, LLC, have very detailed knowledge of this complex area of the law and has successfully obtained the following recent verdicts and/or settlements for our injured clients:
Construction Accident – Fall – Brain Injury $1,850,000.00
Construction Accident – Impalement $650,000.00
Construction Accident – Fork Lift – Leg Fracture – Surgery $535,000.00
If you were working at the time of a Construction Accident, you may also have a Workers Compensation Claim arising out of your injuries. A Workers Compensation Claim may entitle you to medical benefits (payment of your medical bills), temporary benefits (compensation in the event you are unable to work), as well as an award of permanent disability benefits to compensate you for your injury.
Ricci & Fava, LLC, will represent you in both your Construction Accident Injury Claim as well as your Workers Compensation Claim. If you or a loved one has been injured at a construction site, please contact our firm today for a free consultation (973) 837-1900 or contact us via our online form.
Our experienced attorneys can represent you in your Workers Compensation Claim and investigate liable parties in a Third Party Claim.
Immigration law covers a wide array of situations including applying for U.S. citizenship, visas, green cards, as well as information on dealing with immigration violations. What you may not know is that immigration laws are some of the most complex on the books. It is important to work with an experienced Immigration Law specialists to ensure you find the right path through immigration regulations. At Ricci & Fava, LLC, we can help navigate the regulation and guide you or a family member through the process. Call us today for a free consultation at (973) 837- 1900 or contact us via our online form.
Landlord / Tenant Law
Whether you are a landlord or tenant there are a lot of legal issues to be aware of. There are leases to be written, negotiated and signed as well as issues surrounding tenant rights, discrimination, landlord rights, security deposits, fair housing law, lead paint disclosures, eviction paperwork and hearings. At Ricci & Fava, LLC, we understand the ins and outs of Landlord / Tenant law and can be sure you are protected and that your interests or those of a family member are well represented. Call us today for a free consultation at (973) 837- 1900 or contact us via our online form.
Family Law covers many areas including issues such as Marriage, Adoption, Foster Care, and Emancipation. At Ricci & Fava, LLC, we understand that family matters. Let us manage the legal aspects of yours. We have a consultative approach that helps to identify all of the issues surrounding your legal family matter, advise you of your legal rights and responsibilities, and work to with you to achieve your desired outcome. Call us today for a free consultation at (973) 837- 1900 or contact us via our online form.
Divorce and Child Custody are not easy issues but at Ricci & Fava, LLC, we have the experience to represent your needs and facilitate your divorce. Our trusted family law attorneys will listen to you, understand your needs and work with you to build your legal strategy. Divorce Law matters include the divorce decree, your child custody arrangement, your support order and your assets. We are here to help you navigate the entire process. Call us today for a free consultation at (973) 837- 1900 or contact us via our online form.
Estate Planning and Elder Law
Estate planning and Elder Law are an important part of planning for the future. As we get older, have children and grow our assets, it is very important to plan for what will happen in the event of a serious illness, accident or death. At Ricci & Fava, LLC, we will help you put together all of the documentation needed to secure your future and be sure that your wishes are know and your estate protected. We work with you to put together:
To learn more about Estate Planning, call us today for a free consultation at (973) 837- 1900 or contact us via our online form.