New Jersey Law Blog

On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation that addressed a blind spot in the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination that actually enabled private employers to discriminate against employees on the basis of their age. The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“NJLAD”), codified at N.J.S.A. 10:5-1, et seq., which in relevant part provides that “all persons

If you are a general contractor or subcontractor, you should know the New Jersey Prompt Payment Act. In general, the purpose of this Act is to encourage prompt payment to contractors for the materials and services they provide on a project by imposing potential sanctions, including counsel fees, should payments which are currently due not be timely and properly tendered.

This week, The Supreme Court of New Jersey delivered a monumental win for victims of sexual assault.

The Court’s unanimous decision in C.R. v M.T. set a new precedent for courts in deciding whether an alleged victim of sexual assault was too intoxicated to give consent—more specifically, the ruling clarifies the required burdens of proof in cases where the alleged

Back to school is here and even though the pandemic is still with us, many parents are thinking about travelling during the Thanksgiving and Winter Break periods. When the parents of children are not together, travel brings on some additional considerations. What should a parent consider when making plans to go out of state, or out of the country?

Step One – Start Early. The time to start working on your next election is the day after your last election.

  • Make notes for next year. What worked well? What could be done better?
  • Clearly note the new (and existing) trustee terms in the minutes. Too often trustee terms get confusing, especially when there are appointments to vacant positions.
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In a recent appellate division decision, the appellate court discussed the effect lien waivers might have on a subcontractor’s right to receive payment in full for the work it performed. In this matter, the plaintiff subcontractors had performed all of their obligations under the contract, however, they had also signed partial lien waivers for the defendant general contractor. The general

If you serve on the board of a condo association, you’ve likely seen instances of kicking the can down the road and deferring needed maintenance and repairs. Allocating and reserving funds for repairs can be a difficult, complicated process, and coming to a decision about these issues can easily lead to tensions between board members and neighbors.

Even so, it’s