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192 Nassau Street, Princeton, New Jersey 08542
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Haveson and Otis is a full-service law firm. We urge you to ask our staff about any questions you may have about our practice areas. We aim to make sure that our clients’ needs are completely met by providing the best quality legal representation possible. The attorneys at Haveson and Otis listen carefully to all of our clients to create the strategies that best suit their needs. We understand what is required to ensure our client’s success. Our attorneys use their broad legal experience in various practice areas including:


Traffic violations can wreak havoc on your life. Traffic violations, even minor ones, need to be given the proper attention. There can be many repercussions, such as rising fees, insurance premium increases, and other possible consequences such as a revoked or suspended license. Haveson and Otis looks at all the options and works on your behalf to get the charges you face reduced or dismissed.

Criminal Defense

Finding yourself charged with a crime is a stressful experience. Every day, we are in the trenches of New Jersey courtrooms to help clients defend themselves from criminal charges. We explore every option to defend you and help you get back to your life. Whether you’re charged with drunk driving, a drug offense, theft, assault or a sexual crime, we’ve been there before, and we can help. We know how to protect your rights and give you the best possible criminal defense.

Traffic Violations

In New Jersey, traffic offenses are a serious matter. If you’re charged with drunk driving, reckless driving or driving on a suspended license, you face jail time and fines. You also face sanctions on your driver’s license. Even non-criminal traffic violations can raise your insurance rates and hurt your chances for employment. It’s important to take even minor offenses seriously and speak with one of our experienced attorneys about your rights.

Personal Injury

A personal injury can have a devastating effect on you and your family. Whether you’re injured in a slip and fall, a vehicle crash or in another tragic accident, we know that it’s difficult to protect your rights. We’ve helped hundreds of clients gain favorable settlements and receive fair compensation for their injuries.


When we represent a client that is charged with drunk driving, we pay attention to the details of the case. We pour over police reports and conduct our own investigation to see if the police violated your constitutional rights or their professional standards. A DUI/DWI drunk driving charge is a serious matter. We offer skilled and aggressive representation for individuals charged with drunk driving in New Jersey.

Real Estate

Whether you’re buying, selling, renting or building, you need to make sure that your transaction fully complies with New Jersey law. If you’re a homeowner, a developer or a renter, we help you sort through New Jersey’s often complicated real estate laws. Make sure that your transaction and your proposed land use meets every state and local requirement. In addition to helping clients complete real estate transactions, we also represent clients in property litigation and disputes.


A will is an important document for your loved ones. Our will preparation services are friendly and compassionate. We take the time to learn about you and help you choose what estate planning services are right for you. A little bit of thoughtful planning can put your family at ease and give you peace of mind. We enjoy helping our clients protect themselves and their families with these services

Estate Planning

There are a lot of reasons that it’s important to work with a skilled attorney to prepare your estate planning documents. Every adult can benefit from creating a will and medical directives, and families with young children need to plan for every scenario. We work with families with special needs children and other situations that might need special attention and care. We get to know you and your family, and then we help you prepare a package that meets your unique needs.


If you’ve been convicted of a crime, there are some circumstances that allow you to remove that crime from the public record. That can help you find employment and restore your reputation. When you work with us, we help determine if you’re eligible to expunge your conviction. Then, we use our streamlined process to make the paperwork easy and manageable, so that your expungements are successful on the first try.


You might have heard that trusts are only for the wealthy, but that isn’t the case. There are a lot of reasons that we prepare these documents for our clients. Whether you have a family member with special needs or unique items of property to protect, we can help you protect your family members when it matters most.

Estate Administration

We have decades of estate administration experience. If you’ve been named as the estate administrator for a loved one, we can help you complete the process correctly and with peace of mind. We also help clients facing contested wills and similar litigation. Let us help you make a smooth transition during a stressful time.