Legal Services


Gerald Poss, P.A. & Associates provides clients in South Orange, NJ and the greater Essex county area with a comprehensive selection of legal representation services. From family law, real estate, business, civil litigation and criminal and municipal court defense to estate planning and administrative services, we have the expertise you need to resolve your legal concerns. With over 75 years of combined experience, you’ll be hard pressed to find a more qualified attorney in the region!

We offer free consultations on most of our services. Just get in touch with today and we’ll discuss your particular needs.

Gerald Poss, P.A. & Associates’ Legal Services include:

Personal Injury – motor vehicle accidents, defective products, worker’s comp, slip and fall accidents, construction accidents, wrongful death suits, legal and medical malpractice complaints

Criminal Law – white collar crimes, drug offenses, assault and battery, homicide, juvenile offenses, drunk driving, traffic violations

Family Law – divorce hearings, child support, custody negotiations, domestic violence, pre-nuptial agreements, preparation of last wills and testaments

Estate Planning – will planning and production, living will production, trust accounts, guardianship matters, beneficiary plan management, funeral arrangements, and power of attorney

Worker’s Compensation – slip and fall work related claims, occupational exposure claims, work related car and truck accident compensation, and obtaining medical benefits, temporary disability benefits, and permanent disability benefits

Bankruptcy – filing of initial bankruptcy petition, bankruptcy solutions via Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, home mortgage modification, debt settlement and negotiations and divorce-related bankruptcy.

Corporate / Business Formation – formation and representation of corporations, limited liability companies and non – profit corporations, business litigation proceedings, shareholder and partner disputes, purchase and sale of businesses, including related financing, shareholder, partnership and LLC operating agreements, prosecution and defense of laws against workplace discrimination, whistleblower claims, wrongful discharge suits

Administrative Law – special education appeals, residency appeals, wrongful student suspensions, civil service appeals, DYFS related appeals for child abuse and related claims

Real Estate – residential and commercial closings, mortgage refinancing, mortgage foreclosure defense and negotiations, landlord and tenant relationship matters