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Office Locations

Clifton Office
1135 Clifton Avenue
Suite 11
Clifton, NJ 07013

Tinton Falls Office
788 Shrewsbury Ave
Suite 2209
Tinton Falls, NJ 07724

Trenton Office
354 South Broad Street
Trenton, NJ 08608

Jersey City Office
14 Oakland Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Newark Office*
One Gateway Center
Suite 2600
Newark, NJ 07102

Princeton Office*
100 Overlook Center
2nd Floor
Princeton, NJ 08540

Cherry Hill Office
1818 Old Cuthbert Rd.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Metropark Office*
33 Wood Avenue South
Suite 600
Iselin, NJ 08830

East Brunswick Office*
197 Route 18 South
Suite 3000
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

Toms River Office*
230 Main Street
2nd Floor
Toms River, NJ 08753

Freehold Office*
4400 Route 9 South
Suite 1000
Freehold, NJ 07728

Piscataway Office*
30 Knightsbridge Road
Suite 525
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Cranford Office*
20 Commerce Drive
Suite 135
Cranford, NJ 07016

Bedminster Office*
90 Washington Valley Road
Bedminster, NJ 07921

Morristown Office*
55 Madison Avenue
Suite 400
Morristown, NJ 07960



Essex County Fraud Lawyers

New Jersey Unemployment Fraud Lawyers

Our lead attorney, Jef Henninger, Esq. has been interviewed by a number of newspapers on unemployment fraud in New Jersey. We handle many unemployment fraud cases and while many defendants are prosecuted in New Jersey, almost none of our clients get prosecuted when they call us early enough. With the record high rate of unemployment in New Jersey, we are likely going to see many unemployment fraud cases for years to come. This is because there is often a lag time between the time the alleged conduct is committed and the time it is discovered. If you are found to have engaged in unemployment fraud, you may have to pay back all of the money you received, plus a 25% penalty in addition to being charged with a felony criminal offense. If you are under investigation for unemployment fraud in New Jersey, call the team of tough, smart New Jersey Unemployment Fraud Lawyers right now at 732-773-2768 to discuss your case. You can reach us any day, anytime.

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How to tell if you are suspected of Unemployment Fraud in New Jersey

Our New Jersey Unemployment Fraud attorneys have seen a wide range of unemployment fraud cases. They can start when you call up to make an additional claim. When the person processing your claim reviews your account, they may think that you have engaged in fraud and then flag your account. Otherwise, most unemployment fraud starts from matching up your tax returns with your unemployment file. You may get a phone call asking for information, your employer may be asked to fill out forms or you may get a notice in the mail advising you that you are under investigation. Anything you say can and will be used against you. Thus, it is important to get the help of an New Jersey unemployment fraud attorney to not only defend you, but to speak for you so that you don't create a bigger mess than what already exists.

Since most people who are on unemployment have never been on it before, there is a lot of confusion as to how and when to report income. This confusion leads to many people claiming benefits improperly by mistake. Some people are actually given wrong information by the staff at the local unemployment office. The New Jersey Department of Labor often employes a strict liablity policy in these cases. In other words, your story is not considered and you are considered guilty regardless of your excuse. Of course, this is against the law. That is where a good, New Jersey unemployment fraud attorney comes in. Our attorneys will work to help you avoid criminal charges and in some cases, keep your benefits intact.

With thirteen offices in New Jersey, our fraud defense attorneys are easy to reach no matter where you live. We can represent you in any New Jersey State or Federal Court. No case is too complex for our firm. Whether its a small credit card fraud charge or a complex, multi-million dollar securities fraud investigation, our firm can handle it.

Free initial consultation. All major credit cards accepted.

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The Law Offices of Jef Henninger represents clients throughout New Jersey including Newark, Jersey City, Hackensack, Morristown, Paterson, Freehold, Toms River, New Brunswick, Trenton and Camden as well as the counties of Essex, Hudson, Bergen, Passaic, Morris, Union, Middlesex, Somerset, Monmouth, Ocean, Burlington, Atlantic, Mercer and Camden. *By Appointment Only.

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