When our clients are sued by an assignee it is often because our client’s former customer has made an "assignment for the benefit of creditors" authorizing a person or entity to sue our client to obtain payments the customer made to our client.
Even if a contractor is confident in the quality of his or her work and does not fear suit from customers, a contractor that wants to ensure he gets paid for his work should make sure he complies with New Jersey’s Consumer Fraud Act.
The residential lien process involves additional steps that a contractor must complete in order to protect construction lien rights. This post addresses the process for filing a construction lien in New Jersey against private residential property.
The Act’s inclusion of a fee shifting provision gives prime contractors an incentive to invest in suit against an owner who has refused to comply with the Act despite performance by the prime contractor.
A construction lien can be used to force the sale of the real estate on which a construction project is located. The proceeds from the forced sale may be used to pay the person or entity who filed the construction lien.
Options for Resolving LLC Member Disputes in New Jersey When establishing a business with partners, sometimes family or friends, the termination or deconstruction of the business is often not a primary area of focus. However, business relationships o…
What You Can Do If You’ve Filed a Construction Lien and Have Not Gotten Paid Suppliers and contractors file construction liens pursuant to the New Jersey Construction Lien Law in the hope that it will result in swift payment of their claims in…
The key to differentiating between the two types of payment clauses is whether or not the language in the payment provision is absolutely clear that the risk of nonpayment is being transferred downstream... Read More
In New Jersey, the Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act, N.J.S.A. 2A:49A-25 et seq., dictates the procedure for docketing an out of state judgment, referred to as a “foreign” judgment, in New Jersey. Read More
Bart J. Klein is the Managing Partner and the founder of the Law Office of Bart J. Klein. Mr. Klein’s more than three decades of legal experience informs his analysis of all client issues and concerns. After beginning his career practicing in t… Read More
Alex W. Klein is Of Counsel to the firm. The focus of his practice is landlord-tenant proceedings, civil litigation, commercial disputes, and labor and employment law. Mr. Klein also has extensive experience representing corporate and individual clie… Read More
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