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NJ Supreme Court Affirms That Only Complete Development Applications are Protected by “Time of Application” Rule

Jun 28, 2018 | Written by: Tara St. Angelo, Esq. |

In Dunbar Homes, Inc. v. Zoning Bd. of Adj. of Franklin Twp., 2018 WL 3041000 (N.J. June 20, 2018), the NJ Supreme Court upheld the decision of the Appellate Division that incomplete development...

“Potentially Dangerous” or “Vicious” Dogs: Do You Know the Difference, and Are You Properly Licensed & Insured?

Jun 21, 2018 | Written by: Robert C. Ward, Esq. |

New Jersey has laws that address “potentially dangerous” dogs and “vicious” dogs. The two types are different, and the status of each type of dog must be declared by a municipal court. 

Dog Owners: Are You Aware of Your Liability for Dog Bites?

Jun 14, 2018 | Written by: Robert C. Ward, Esq. |

Many residents are not aware that in New Jersey there is a law that places liability on a dog owner.  Specifically, if your dog bites a person on or in a public place, or if the bite occurs while the...

What Types of Experts Can Help with a Family Law Matter?

Jun 13, 2018 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

There is an endless list of experts that are available to assist you and your family when dealing with family law related issues (divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, alimony, division of...

Proposed Legislation on Municipal Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILOTs)

Jun 12, 2018 | Written by: Richard P. Cushing, Esq. |

Many municipalities in New Jersey, faced with either deteriorating downtowns, blighted properties, or affordable housing litigation threats from developers, are creatively using PILOTs (payments in...

Why Use a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney?

May 4, 2018 | Written by: William J. Rudnik, Esq. |

When getting divorced, or dealing with other family law issues, there are literally thousands of attorneys from which you can choose.  There are roughly 75,000 active lawyers in New Jersey, and many...

NJ Legislature Approves Mandated Sick Leave for All Employees

Apr 26, 2018 | Written by: Leslie A. Parikh, Esq. |

On April 12, 2018, the New Jersey legislature passed a law mandating all employers to pay employees for sick leave, regardless of the size of the employer or the employee’s status as full-time,...

What Does the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act Mean for Employers?

Apr 24, 2018 | Written by: Benedict F. Valliere, Esq. |

Governor Phil Murphy recently signed into law the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act (the Act).[i]  This law, among other things, expands New Jersey’s Wage and Hour Law from outlawing discrimination...

How New Tax Changes May Affect Your Divorce

Apr 19, 2018 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. |

If you are divorced or getting divorced, you should be aware of how the Tax Cuts and Job Act of 2017 (TCJA) may affect you.  Some of the changes may be dramatic and, although there are still many...

What Employers Should Know About Workplace Bullying

Apr 5, 2018 | Written by: Leslie A. Parikh, Esq. |

While New Jersey has extremely extensive laws protecting employees in the workplace, it has yet to pass legislation that would protect employees against workplace bullying. Bullying is generally...