If a judgment debtor has intentionally placed money or assets outside of your reach with the purpose of preventing you from collecting your judgment you may have recourse against the debtor under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act
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.
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…
Establishing Liability for An Unauthorized Order
In a prior post, we looked at the issue of authority and how it can be used as a basis for a customer to challenge their obligation to pay in a business dispute involving collection of payment for good…
Breach of Contract Claims Can Be Complicated By Poor Record Keeping
Some of our firm’s longest standing clients are suppliers of building materials who extend credit to contractors, both large and small. As business dispute attorneys, we regularly…
New Jersey LLC’s and Partnerships Can Protect Assets and Impede Judgment Collection
Viewed from the perspective of asset protection or judgment collection, New Jersey’s Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (“RULLCA”) is an import…
Many of our clients require the unconditional personal guarantee of a company owner before entering into a contract. A personal guarantee is a good way to protect against the risk of default, but it is important to understand its limitations.
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 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...
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.
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…
Terel L. Klein’s practice is focused on civil and commercial litigation. He has varied experience in a broad array of practice areas, including construction litigation, estate litigation, appeals and criminal defense.
Upon graduation from law…
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 cl…
Julian Helisek’s practice focuses principally on general commercial litigation matters. He represents plaintiffs and defendants in business disputes from inception through trial and appeal, and has appeared in numerous state and federal court…
We represent clients and appear in courts throughout the State of New Jersey, including the counties of Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren.
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