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Can a 20-Year-Old Prenuptial Agreement be Enforced?

Feb 10, 2020 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Prenuptial agreements (prenups) can be valid and enforceable in the State of New Jersey.  In the recent case of Steffens[i], the Appellate Division held that a 20-year-old prenup signed in 1994, the...

New Law Facilitates Adoptions Involving Assisted Reproduction

Jan 17, 2020 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Newly passed NJ Senate Bill 3528[1] has established a process to obtain an expedited judgement of adoption for a spouse or civil union partner of a biological or legal parent of child when both...

Municipal Websites Should Comply with the ADA

Jan 13, 2020 | Written by: Tara A. St. Angelo, Esq. |

Lawsuits alleging that websites violate provisions of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) have spiked in recent years.  One review of federal lawsuits estimates that over 2,000 lawsuits alleging...

Sexual Assault Survivor Protection Act (SASPA): 2019 Update

Dec 4, 2019 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

The Sexual Assault Survivor Protection Act (SASPA) was passed into law in November 2015 and enacted in May 2016[i].  This Act provides greater protection to victims of sexual offenses by allowing...

I Am Divorced…Now What?

Nov 1, 2019 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Many clients are relieved, for a variety of reasons (stress, financially, emotionally), to be done with their divorce, but the entry of a final judgment of divorce is not necessarily the end of the...

What is Parent Coordination and Do I Need It?

Oct 15, 2019 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

In March 2007, the Supreme Court of New Jersey launched a pilot program for parent coordination[i].  That program defines a Parenting Coordinator as “a qualified neutral person appointed by the...

What Employers Need to Know About the New Overtime Salary Threshold

Oct 10, 2019 | Written by: Leslie A. Parikh, Esq. |

The Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) determines whether employees are eligible (non-exempt) or exempt from overtime requirements. Generally, the FLSA looks to either an employee’s work...

Wage Theft Act – the Latest Law Impacting Employers in NJ

Aug 21, 2019 | Written by: Leslie A. Parikh, Esq. |

The New Jersey Wage Theft Act (WTA) is the most recent legislation following on the heels of several other laws significantly impacting New Jersey employers.  The legislation was passed on August 6,...

Employers: Asking Job Candidates About Salary History Will Soon Be Illegal in NJ

Aug 9, 2019 | Written by: Leslie A. Parikh, Esq. |

With the signing of Bill A1094 into law on July 25, 2019, New Jersey has followed in the footsteps of several other states by prohibiting employers from inquiring about job applicants’ prior earning...

Exhaustion of Remedies No Longer Required in Constitutional Takings Cases

Jul 12, 2019 | Written by: Leslie A. Parikh, Esq. |

In Knick v. Township of Scott, Pa. (No. 17-647), decided June 21, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court overruled the longstanding precedent set forth in Williamson County v. Hamilton Bank (1985), which...