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 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.
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…
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…
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... 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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