As construction attorneys, we frequently encounter clients who perform residential construction work based upon a handshake...By failing to document the modification of contract terms in writing, a contractor exposes himself to liability.
The joint titling of accounts can be a complicating factor in the distribution of a deceased person’s assets. As probate lawyers can attest, a dispute can arise as to whether or not a person added to the account is entitled to funds in the account.
What Happens to a Lawsuit When Some But Not All of the Parties Have Agreed to Arbitrate? The inclusion of an arbitration clause in a contract is commonplace. In New Jersey, courts have a long-standing policy favoring arbitration as an efficient means…
The existence of a proper signed, written contract is a requirement for the filing of a construction lien . As construction lawyers, we encounter clients who have only a signed purchase order or even no written contract at all.
While there are any number of valid reasons for an employer to terminate or discharge an employee, in New Jersey, doing so on the basis of an employee’s age is not one of them. The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, N.J.S.A. 10:5-1 et seq. proh…
There is a 90 day deadline to file a lien notice on a commercial project in New Jersey. With respect to a commercial project, a contractor or supplier has 90 days from the last furnishing of work, materials or equipment to file a construction lien.
The first step toward protecting your right to file a New Jersey construction lien is having a signed contract, purchase order or delivery ticket. As construction lawyers, we regularly file liens for contractors and suppliers.
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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