The New Jersey Supreme Court clarified that the 6 year period for a property owner to sue based upon a construction defect begins “the date that the plaintiff knows or reasonably should know of an actionable claim against an identifiable defendant.…
In New Jersey, a contractor or subcontractor cannot file a lien against a public entity under the Construction Lien Law. However, they can file a lien against counties, municipalities and other public entities under the Municipal Mechanics’ Lien La…
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.
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…
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.
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…
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