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NJ Supreme Court Rules that Employee-Volunteer at “Family Fun Day” Is Eligible for Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Feb 18, 2021 | Written by: Kelly A. Lichtenstein, Esq. |

The New Jersey Supreme Court has further defined the contours of the “social or recreational activity” exception to the Workers’ Compensation Act. See N.J.S.A. 34:15-7. In Goulding v. New Jersey...

“Alienation of Affection” Lawsuits Exist in Other States…Should New Jersey Follow?

Feb 16, 2021 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

While you can file a complaint for divorce based upon adultery in New Jersey, doing so does not typically provide any additional financial relief[1].  This blog intends to contemplate whether that is...

A Child’s Perspective on Divorce

Feb 11, 2021 | Written by: William J. Rudnik, Esq. |

If a couple has children and is getting divorced, their children should be their biggest concern. We have all heard this often, from attorneys, judges, psychologists, news reporters, etc.; the...

Is an Employee Injured in Workplace Parking Lot Covered Under Workers’ Compensation?

Feb 9, 2021 | Written by: Jacob A. Papay, Jr., Esq. |

If an employee is injured in his/her employer’s parking lot on the way to or from work, is the injury considered to be “during the course of employment” and therefore covered under workers’...

Can Your Employer Force You to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19?

Feb 8, 2021 | Written by: Sharon M. Flynn, Esq. |

The short answer to this question is yes.  Although New Jersey does not have a statewide requirement for employees to receive vaccinations, an employer can mandate that its employees receive a...

Domestic Violence in Divorce & Family Law Disputes

Jan 22, 2021 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Domestic violence is real and can have irreparable consequences.  It is imperative that you and your attorney discuss safety, if it is an issue in your case, and create a preparedness plan.  You...

Buying a Home: Home Inspections

Jan 21, 2021 | Written by: Lori K. MacWilliam, Esq. |

When you are buying a home that is not new construction, you will want to make sure you fully understand the condition of the structure and systems of the residence.  There are several inspections...

Christmas, COVID, & Parenting Time…

Dec 4, 2020 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

Many holiday seasons, I have received panicked phone calls from clients worried that their (former) spouse is threatening to withhold parenting time on the holidays.  Sometimes it is a matter of...

Reversal of Domestic Violence Restraining Order Denial

Dec 3, 2020 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

If a NJ trial court denies a request for a Final Restraining Order (FRO) in a domestic violence matter, is it worth pursuing a reversal with the Appellate Division?  The Appellate Division grants...

Executive Order 192 Mandates COVID-19 Safety Protocols for NJ Employers

Nov 4, 2020 | Written by: Leslie A. Parikh, Esq. |

Beginning on November 5, 2020, Governor Murphy’s Executive Order (EO) 192 (issued Oct. 28, 2020) will go into effect.  The EO imposes mandatory protocols for employers to guard against the further...