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NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 58

White Collar Crime News

White Collar Crime News

Covers white collar crime news. By Jef Henninger.

http://whitecollarcrimenews.com
  • May 23

    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer

    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer
    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer A theft charge in Seaside Heights can apply to any number of possible events. The possible scenarios seem endless. Of course, the classic offense is simply picking up something that doesn’t belong to you.…
  • May 23

    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer

    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer
    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer A theft charge in Seaside Heights can apply to any number of possible events. The possible scenarios seem endless. Of course, the classic offense is simply picking up something that doesn’t belong to you.…
  • May 1

    Will Chris Christie be arrested in Bridgegate scandal?

    Will Chris Christie be arrested in Bridgegate scandal?
    Today in New Jersey, David Wildstein entered a guilty plea and indictments against Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni were unsealed.  This left most people wondering, well what about Chris Christie?  At least some were expecting that he…
Rank this Week: 136

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    FINRA Releases 2017 Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter

    FINRA Releases 2017 Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter
    FINRA has released its Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter  for 2017. The letter provides information about areas FINRA plans to review in its 2017 exams based on observations from its regulatory programs as well as input member…
  • Jan 13

    SEC News - Fraudulent EB-5 Offerings, Hackers, and FCPA Charge

    SEC News - Fraudulent EB-5 Offerings, Hackers, and FCPA Charge
    Businessman Settles Charges of Fraudulent EB-5 OfferingA Florida-based businessman has agreed to settle charges that he misused investor funds intended to create U.S. jobs through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.SEC Charges Lawyer With…
  • Jan 4

    Jay Clayton said to be top contender for Trump’s SEC chief - MarketWatch

    Jay Clayton said to be top contender for Trump’s SEC chief - MarketWatch
    Jay Clayton said to be top contender for Trump’s SEC chief - MarketWatch:"Wall Street lawyer Jay Clayton has emerged as the leading candidate to be chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission and could be announced as the nominee…
Rank this Week: 195

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

Covers CEPA/whistleblower, ERISA, non-compete agreements, sexual harassment, Title VII, USERRA and workers compensation. By Steinberg Law Offices.

http://employment.lawfirmnewjersey.com/
  • Dec 28

    Some Year-End Employment Law Thoughts for NJ

    Some Year-End Employment Law Thoughts for NJ
    There are two business days left until we hit 2017, so this is a good time for a handful of parting thoughts on the employment law landscape, plus some suggestions on how to hit the ground running in the New Year. 2016 saw significant…
  • Dec 4

    Requiem For A Friend: James Ventantonio, Esq.

    Requiem For A Friend: James Ventantonio, Esq.
    A few days ago a leading light of Somerset County was extinguished unexpectedly.  Jim Ventantonio was taken from us far too soon, at a still youthful 76 years of age.  Jim embodied personal decency, professional accomplishment, and…
  • Dec 2

    Unemployment Theft Punished by 7 Year

    Unemployment Theft Punished by 7 Year
    The question: how did she get away with it for so long?  The woman in question used 24 false identities to collect $345,000 in fraudulent unemployment benefits.  Story here. It seems like crime paid in this case, at least for a…
Rank this Week: 261

Real Property & Environmental Law…

Real Property & Environmental Law Alert

Covers transactional real estate, development/redevelopment, and environmental law. By Gibbons.

http://www.rpelawalert.com/
Rank this Week: 465

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By the Law Office of Peter Van Aulen.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Jan 16

    Paying Additional Child Support in NJ for a Gifted Child

    Paying Additional Child Support in NJ for a Gifted Child
    When a judge calculates the amount of child support that a parent must pay for a child, many different expenses are factored into that calculation. Certainly things like food, clothing and shelter are included, but additional items such as…
  • Dec 26

    Custody Neutral Assessments Found to Be Not Admissible in a NJ Child Custody Case

    Custody Neutral Assessments Found to Be Not Admissible in a NJ Child Custody Case
    Child custody cases can often be contentious, expensive, and lengthy. Because of this, New Jersey courts have developed programs like mediation to assist parents in settling their differences outside of the courtroom. The Custody Neutral…
  • Dec 12

    NAVIGATING THE HOLIDAYS AFTER A DIVORCE IN NJ

    NAVIGATING THE HOLIDAYS AFTER A DIVORCE IN NJ
    For many people, the holidays are a time of family gatherings and happy memories.  However, for recently divorced couples with children, the holidays present a myriad of issues.  Who will have the kids on Christmas morning? How will…
Rank this Week: 520

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

By Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C.

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Jan 9

    Assemblyman Hopes to Improve New Jersey Paid Family Leave

    Assemblyman Hopes to Improve New Jersey Paid Family Leave
    According to a recent report in the New Jersey Law Journal, New Jersey State Assemblyman Reed Gusciora is planning to propose legislation to improve paid family leave benefits. The New Jersey Paid Family Leave Act, which was passed in 2009,…
  • Jan 4

    New Jersey and New York Raise Minimum Wage

    New Jersey and New York Raise Minimum Wage
    Starting on January 1, 2017, the minimum wage has increased in New York State, New York City and New Jersey.  Specifically: New Jersey The minimum wage has increased from $8.38 to $8.44 per hour as a cost of living increase.  Under…
  • Dec 29

    Employee’s Disability Harassment Claim Can Proceed to Trial

    Employee’s Disability Harassment Claim Can Proceed to Trial
    Earlier this month, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey permitted an employee to continue with his claim that his employer harassed him because he is disabled, but dismissed his other disability discrimination…
Rank this Week: 474

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

Covers New Jersey family law. By Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 479

Tax, Trust and Estate News

Tax, Trust and Estate News

Covers federal and state income taxes, and business taxes. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://taxtrustestatenews.com/
  • Jan 20

    New Jersey Tax Incentives Revealed for 2017

    New Jersey Tax Incentives Revealed for 2017
    New Jersey, long known for its high property and income taxes, is trying to reverse course with a number of friendly legislative changes targeting the elderly, veterans and low-income workers. Retired receive tax shelter While New Jersey…
  • Jan 19

    Tax Foundation Releases Report Assessing New Jersey Tax System

    Tax Foundation Releases Report Assessing New Jersey Tax System
    Is it easy to do business in New Jersey? According to a recent report by the Tax Foundation, a research group that analyzes tax policies across the nation, the state has room for improvement. The organization released its "2017 State Business…
  • Jan 12

    A Closer Look at the House GOP Tax Reform Blueprint

    A Closer Look at the House GOP Tax Reform Blueprint
    While President-elect Donald Trump has his own tax plan, the House GOP formulated an approach of its own. The House GOP Tax Reform Blueprint positions itself as a growth-friendly plan, one that encourages business investment and simplifies…
Rank this Week: 1125

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Jan 19

    Can I recover damages after a hit and run bicycle accident?

    Can I recover damages after a hit and run bicycle accident?
    Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation show that bicycle accidents lead to serious injuries and death far too often. Far too many of these accidents involve drivers…
  • Jan 18

    No-fault vs. Liability Coverage: What is the difference?

    No-fault vs. Liability Coverage: What is the difference?
    Both Pennsylvania and New Jersey have no-fault auto insurance requirements in place. In addition to the no-fault policy, motorists must also carry a liability policy. Understanding the difference between no-fault and liability coverage…
  • Jan 17

    6 Overlooked Types of Driving Distraction

    6 Overlooked Types of Driving Distraction
    By now, almost everyone knows that driving distracted is a serious problem. However, many people only associate distracted driving with texting or talking on the phone. Here are six commonly overlooked types of driving distractions:1. Taking…
Rank this Week: 748

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

http://www.nj-defense-lawyer.com/lawblog/
Rank this Week: 568

Jerry Tanenbaum's Blog

Jerry Tanenbaum's Blog

Covers school law, special education, bullying, school discipline and school-related First Amendment rights.

http://jerrytanenbaum.com/sample-page/
  • Jan 16

    Charter Schools and Children with Disabilitie

    Charter Schools and Children with Disabilitie
    The U.S. Department of Education recently released a “Dear Colleague” Letter to clarify that all students who qualify, or would qualify, in their neighborhood school District for either an IEP under the I.D.E.A., or a Section 504…
  • Jul 1

    Teenager with Disabilities Injured and Arrested by TSA Workers in Airport

    Teenager with Disabilities Injured and Arrested by TSA Workers in Airport
    Another sad reminder in the news, that caregivers of people with disabilities cannot presume that authority personnel will listen to or understand the caregiver’s guidance on how best to deal with a person’s disabilities. This sad…
  • Jun 2

    What Level of Educational Benefit Must Schools Provide to Children with Special Needs?

    What Level of Educational Benefit Must Schools Provide to Children with Special Needs?
    An important case is currently before the U.S. Supreme Court that could cause significant harm to children across the nation who need special education services, or it could raise the bar for children with disabilities in areas that currently…
Rank this Week: 1048

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

Covers divorce, mediation, arbitration and litigation. By Charles C. Abut.

http://njdivorceblog.typepad.com/new_jersey_divorce_law_me/
Rank this Week: 550

New York & New Jersey Business…

New York & New Jersey Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business startup law. By Samuel C Berger, PC.

http://www.newjerseybusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 5

    Proposed New York State Regulations Address Cyberattack Risk

    Proposed New York State Regulations Address Cyberattack Risk
    Cybersecurity is a critically important concern for businesses of all sizes and in all sectors of the economy. The growth of various electronic data systems, not to mention the internet, has brought almost countless new risks from hackers and…
  • Jan 5

    Proposed New York State Regulations Address Cyberattack Risk

    Proposed New York State Regulations Address Cyberattack Risk
    Cybersecurity is a critically important concern for businesses of all sizes and in all sectors of the economy. The growth of various electronic data systems, not to mention the internet, has brought almost countless new risks from hackers and…
  • Dec 15

    FTC Issues Guidance for Businesses that Handle Private Medical Information

    FTC Issues Guidance for Businesses that Handle Private Medical Information
    Digital technology enables businesses to store information electronically, without the need for expansive file cabinets and storage facilities, and to transmit data quickly and efficiently. It also exposes businesses to the risk of data…
Rank this Week: 1133

New York & New Jersey Immigration…

New York & New Jersey Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration news, deportations, and visas. By Samuel C Berger, PC.

http://www.newjerseyimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 22

    Immigration Programs Extended into 2017 by Congre

    Immigration Programs Extended into 2017 by Congre
    With a new administration preparing to move into the White House in January 2017, bringing with it a decidedly different take on immigration policy from the outgoing administration, it seems safe to say that the current state of immigration…
  • Dec 22

    Immigration Programs Extended into 2017 by Congre

    Immigration Programs Extended into 2017 by Congre
    With a new administration preparing to move into the White House in January 2017, bringing with it a decidedly different take on immigration policy from the outgoing administration, it seems safe to say that the current state of immigration…
  • Dec 8

    Reports Show Benefits of Immigration for New Jersey’s Economy

    Reports Show Benefits of Immigration for New Jersey’s Economy
    Immigration has become a particularly controversial political topic over the past year or two, but immigrants form a critical part of our culture and our economy. Recent reports have further confirmed immigrants’ economic impact, both…
Rank this Week: 1041

Business Blog

Business Blog

Covers business law, labor & employment, real estate and securities and finance topics. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Sep 27

    Business Cases to Watch on U.S. Supreme Court’s Docket

    Business Cases to Watch on U.S. Supreme Court’s Docket
    September also means the end of summer break for the U.S. Supreme Court. When the justices return to the bench for the October 2016 Term, they will consider a number of key commercial law issues. This post offers a brief summary of several…
  • Aug 17

    Are Employee Breaks Mandated by New Jersey Law?

    Are Employee Breaks Mandated by New Jersey Law?
    Are you required to provide employee breaks? Both employers and employees alike are often surprised to learn that federal employment laws do not require employers to set specific intervals or even make time for employees to take work breaks…
  • Aug 2

    SEC Adopts New Rules for Administrative Proceeding

    SEC Adopts New Rules for Administrative Proceeding
    What You Need to Know about the SEC’s New Rules for Administrative Proceedings The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently adopted several amendments to its rules of practice governing administrative proceedings. According to…
Rank this Week: 1128

Hoboken Law Blog

Hoboken Law Blog

Covers real estate and divorce law. By Frank Marciano.

http://www.hobokenlawblog.com/
  • Jun 4

    Child support in New Jersey is serious business.

    Child support in New Jersey is serious business.
    Bergen Father Jailed For Non-Support Of Kids Who Live With Him Gets Two More Weeks In Jail   Each story of child support and non payment has its own rights and wrongs. What is so unfair in NJ is that some Judges, and even different…
  • Jun 4

    Child support in New Jersey is serious business.

    Child support in New Jersey is serious business.
    Bergen Father Jailed For Non-Support Of Kids Who Live With Him Gets Two More Weeks In Jail   Each story of child support and non payment has its own rights and wrongs. What is so unfair in NJ is that some Judges, and even different…
  • Jun 4

    Child support in New Jersey is serious business.

    Child support in New Jersey is serious business.
    Bergen Father Jailed For Non-Support Of Kids Who Live With Him Gets Two More Weeks In Jail   Each story of child support and non payment has its own rights and wrongs. What is so unfair in NJ is that some Judges, and even different…
Rank this Week: 559

New York & New Jersey Consumer Law…

New York & New Jersey Consumer Law Blog

Covers landlord-tenant and consumer law. By the Major Law Firm.

http://www.nynjconsumerlaw.com
Rank this Week: 1117

The Remediation Wire

The Remediation Wire

Covers environmental news, laws, regulations, and upcoming events. By Marc D. Policastro and Andrew B. Robins.

http://www.remediationwire.com
  • Apr 8

    Due Diligence and the Bermuda Triangle: Getting it Done

    Due Diligence and the Bermuda Triangle: Getting it Done
    Co-authored by Melissa A. Clarke As published in the Spring 2016 edition of Dimensions Due diligence can make or break a deal, and there is a lot on the line for those charged with getting it right.  (1)   From an environmental…
  • Apr 8

    Due Diligence and the Bermuda Triangle: Getting it Done

    Due Diligence and the Bermuda Triangle: Getting it Done
    Co-authored by Melissa A. Clarke As published in the Spring 2016 edition of Dimensions Due diligence can make or break a deal, and there is a lot on the line for those charged with getting it right.  (1)   From an environmental…
  • Jan 5

    NJDEP Deadline Looming for Completing Remedial Investigation

    NJDEP Deadline Looming for Completing Remedial Investigation
    Governor Christie’s signing of Assembly Bill No. 4543 into law in 2014 granted an extension of up to two years for the completion of remedial investigations, postponing the original deadline of May 7, 2014 to May 7, 2016. Those affected…
Rank this Week: 697

New Jersey Business Dissolution…

New Jersey Business Dissolution Journal

Covers business disputes and dissolutions, shareholder rights, and conflicts of interest. By The McDaniel Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.newjerseybusinessdissolutionjournal.com/
  • Nov 5

    Supreme Court Will Decide LLC Expulsion Dispute

    Supreme Court Will Decide LLC Expulsion Dispute
    The New Jersey Supreme Court will consider the standards for expulsion of a member from a limitedliability company.  The Court granted certification   in  IE Test, LLC v. Carroll, Docket NO. A-6159-12T4 (N.J. Super. App.…
  • Nov 5

    Supreme Court Will Decide LLC Expulsion Dispute

    Supreme Court Will Decide LLC Expulsion Dispute
    The New Jersey Supreme Court will consider the standards for expulsion of a member from a limitedliability company.  The Court granted certification   in  IE Test, LLC v. Carroll, Docket NO. A-6159-12T4 (N.J. Super. App.…
  • Sep 30

    Majority Rule in Closely Held Business May Create Fiduciary Dutie

    Majority Rule in Closely Held Business May Create Fiduciary Dutie
    The three majority members of a five-member limited liability company decide that they want to take a major action, such as selling the assets of the business or buying another business. They present the decision to the minority and proceed…
Rank this Week: 612

Sports in the Courts Blog

Sports in the Courts Blog

Covers sports law. By Callahan & Fusco LLC.

http://www.sportsinthecourtsblog.com
  • Nov 9

    Tony Stewart and his Wrongful Death Pit Stop

    Tony Stewart and his Wrongful Death Pit Stop
    Check out my article for CLM’s Claims Management Magazine on a potential lawsuit against Tony Stewart for a wrongful death claim here:http://claims-management.theclm.org/home/article/Wrongful-Death… Continue Reading
  • Oct 18

    Justice Demands More for the Sayreville Football Scandal

    Justice Demands More for the Sayreville Football Scandal
    There is nothing good about what is going on in Sayreville.  We have allegations of systematic sexual abuse on students by their teammates.  We have victims of awful alleged offenses.  We have potential serious offenders who…
  • Oct 8

    Why the Sayreville Board Had No Choice But to Sack Football

    Why the Sayreville Board Had No Choice But to Sack Football
    From recent media reports, we know that certain parents, players and fans are very angry and outraged that the Sayreville (NJ) Board of Education decided to cancel its football program for the remainder of the season.  Many times a…
Rank this Week: 1175

Sale of Business Law Blog

Sale of Business Law Blog

Covers the law of selling or purchasing a business. By Nissenbaum Law Group.

http://www.saleofbusinesslawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 665

Ruminations

Ruminations

Covers concepts and misconceptions in the practice of retail real estate law. By Meislik & Meislik.

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/
  • Jan 22

    How Much Insurance Coverage Does The Tenant Have For Damage To Its Leased Premises?

    How Much Insurance Coverage Does The Tenant Have For Damage To Its Leased Premises?
    PrintThere are general categories of “insurance.” One is “life and health.” The one we care about is property and casualty,” the industry shorthand for which is: “P&C.” For those of us in this…
  • Jan 15

    You Snooze; You Lose; Maybe; Probably

    You Snooze; You Lose; Maybe; Probably
    PrintWhat is in the water that many, too many, landlords drink? What can they be thinking? The same can be said (though not as often) about tenants, and we will do so. What is in the water that many, too many, tenants drink? What can they be…
  • Jan 8

    For Want Of A Parenthesis A King’s Ransom Could Have Been Lost

    For Want Of A Parenthesis A King’s Ransom Could Have Been Lost
    PrintWhat is every document writer’s nightmare (or at least one of their nightmares)? How about a mere “typo”? “Typo,” short for “typographical error,” is (as all readers already know), “an…
Rank this Week: 2880

New Jersey Insurance Coverage…

New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation

By Eugene Killian, Jr.

http://www.newjerseyinsurancecoveragelitigation.com
  • Jan 21

    The Shortcomings of D&O Insurance

    The Shortcomings of D&O Insurance
    Here’s how a major insurance company (Travelers) describes D&O insurance: “Directors & Officers (D&O) Liability insurance helps cover defense costs and damages (awards and settlements) arising out of wrongful act…
  • Dec 22

    Policy rescission because of misrepresentations on an insurance application

    Policy rescission because of misrepresentations on an insurance application
    There’s an old joke about lawyers and clients. A man is flying in a hot-air balloon and realizes he’s lost. He spots a guy down below. He lowers the balloon and shouts, “Excuse me, can you help me? I promised my friend I…
  • Nov 17

    The law of subrogation, and how it affects policyholder

    The law of subrogation, and how it affects policyholder
    “Subrogation” seems to be a simple concept. You suffer a loss. Your insurance company pays for the loss. Your insurance company then assumes your rights against the party that damaged you. But, like everything in the insurance…
Rank this Week: 2795

New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and foreclosures. By the Law Offices of Robert Manchel.

http://www.bankruptcylawyer-nj.com/blog/
  • Jan 21

    Can I Keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case?

    Can I Keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case?
    Attorney Explains How Financed Jewelry Is Treated In A New Jersey Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case. Typically, a person will file a chapter 13 bankruptcy case for issues other than jewelry financing. However, when a New Jersey chapter 13 is filed,…
  • Dec 30

    Can I Keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case?

    Can I Keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case?
    <h2>Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains When A Person May keep Financed Jewelry In A New Jersey Chapter 7 Case</h2> An asset must be protected from the trustee and the financing creditor in a New Jersey chapter 7 bankruptcy case. It is…
  • Dec 14

    How A Financed Washer And Dryer Is Treated In A New Jersey Chapter 13

    How A Financed Washer And Dryer Is Treated In A New Jersey Chapter 13
    <h2>New Jersey Lawyer Explains How The Financing On A Washer And Dryer Is Treated In A Chapter 13.</h2> In a New Jersey chapter 13, the debtor must make monthly payments to a chapter 13 trustee. The number of months of the entire…
Rank this Week: 3653

New Jersey Lawyer News

New Jersey Lawyer News

Covers criminal and immigration law. By Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo, LLC.

http://www.newjerseylawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 1948

New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By The Law Office of James P. Yudes, P.C.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 20

    CAN I DO THAT? (Part 3)

    CAN I DO THAT? (Part 3)
    This is the final installment of a current series of blog posts in which I have been highlighting some of the more commonly asked questions of divorcing clients as to whether they can or cannot do certain things in regards to aspects of their…
  • Jan 12

    New Jersey Law Now Requires a Custodial Parent to File A Request to Continue Child Support Beyond a Child’s 19th Birthday

    New Jersey Law Now Requires a Custodial Parent to File A Request to Continue Child Support Beyond a Child’s 19th Birthday
    New Jersey Govenor Christie has signed into law N.J.S.A. 2A:17-56.67 which significantly modifies the current law related to the duration and termination of child support obligations. Specifically Section (a) of the new statute…
  • Jan 6

    Who’s Your Daddy? -Paying Child Support For A Child That Is Not Biologically Your

    Who’s Your Daddy? -Paying Child Support For A Child That Is Not Biologically Your
    More than ever it is not that unusual for a father to learn that the child he has been ordered to provide child support for is not his biological child. Instinctively, it would be equitable to assume that a man who is not the biological…
Rank this Week: 2068

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey civil rights violations and employment law. By Traub Law.

http://www.newjerseyemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    National Retailors Cease Using On-Call Shift Scheduling

    National Retailors Cease Using On-Call Shift Scheduling
    In a positive development for workers, the New York Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, announced that six major retailers have agreed to stop using on-call shift scheduling after an inquiry by a multistate coalition of attorneys general.…
  • Nov 9

    NY Court of Appeals Holds that Yoga Instructors Can Be Independent Contractor

    NY Court of Appeals Holds that Yoga Instructors Can Be Independent Contractor
    I usually blog about New Jersey unemployment cases and determinations but there is an interesting case that was just decided in New York that is worth noting. Although the legal standard for entitlement to unemployment benefits differs…
  • Oct 4

    NJ Supreme Court Case Makes it More Difficult to Reduce Jury Emotional Distress Damage Award

    NJ Supreme Court Case Makes it More Difficult to Reduce Jury Emotional Distress Damage Award
    In a recent employment discrimination case, Cuevas v. Wentworth Group, the NJ Supreme Court upheld the jury’s award of emotional distress damages to the Plaintiffs, Ramon and Jeffrey Cuevas, two brothers who suffered derogatory and…
Rank this Week: 4808

The Consumer Financial Services…

The Consumer Financial Services Blog

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Fair Credit Billing Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. By Maurice & Needleman, P.C.

http://consumerfsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3871

Legal Insurance Blog

Legal Insurance Blog

Covers the benefits of pre-paid legal services. By Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc.

http://www.legal-insurance-blog.com/
  • Jan 20

    What is a Debt Management Plan?

    What is a Debt Management Plan?
    It is a Solution to a Pressing Problem Personal finances can be very complicated. The individual may have an auto loan, mortgage, credit card debt, and a student loan on top of everything. Challenges arise because of a multitude of…
  • Jan 17

    The Agonies of Life Support

    The Agonies of Life Support
    It Prolongs Grief Death does not always come quickly. It is true some people will perish instantly in an accident but many others will not. They may be placed on life-support, even though the chances of being revived are almost nil, it does…
  • Jan 13

    College Debt Can Be Paid Off

    College Debt Can Be Paid Off
    It Doesn’t Have to be a Life Long Burden College is not always a happy experience. There are many long hours late at night and lots of stress over grades. It would be nice if that anxiety ends on graduation day but it does not. Most…
Rank this Week: 3313

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm…

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm Blog

Covers employment discrimination and harassment laws. By Resnick Law Group, P.C.

http://www.thenjemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    New Jersey Class Representatives in Multidistrict Employee Misclassification Lawsuit Object to Proposed Settlement

    New Jersey Class Representatives in Multidistrict Employee Misclassification Lawsuit Object to Proposed Settlement
    Protections enjoyed by New Jersey employees under federal, state, and, in many areas, local employment statutes include minimum wage, overtime pay, and prohibitions on discrimination and workplace harassment. Legal protections for independent…
  • Jan 6

    EEOC Settles Genetic Discrimination Lawsuit for $125,000

    EEOC Settles Genetic Discrimination Lawsuit for $125,000
    Federal law protects employees against discrimination based on a wide and expanding range of factors. Congress enacted the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000ff et seq., in 2008 to protect employee privacy…
  • Jan 6

    EEOC Settles Genetic Discrimination Lawsuit for $125,000

    EEOC Settles Genetic Discrimination Lawsuit for $125,000
    Federal law protects employees against discrimination based on a wide and expanding range of factors. Congress enacted the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000ff et seq., in 2008 to protect employee privacy…
Rank this Week: 3130

Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg Blog

Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg Blog

Covers disability and social security, elder law, and VA benefits.

http://blog.finkrosnerershow-levenberg.com/
  • Jan 20

    New “Medicaid numbers” available for 2017

    New “Medicaid numbers” available for 2017
    If you regularly follow this blog, you know that there are resource limits and income rules for the  Medicaid program for nursing home care, assisted living and in-home care benefits for individuals who are aged or disabled. Some of…
  • Jan 12

    Act Fast to appeal termination of Medicare skilled care benefit

    Act Fast to appeal termination of Medicare skilled care benefit
    When a senior or disabled patient who is on Medicare transfers to a skilled nursing facility for “rehab” after a hospitalization (of 3 days or more), a treatment plan is developed based on the physician’s orders, which…
  • Jan 10

    Medicaid annuity planning is alive and well in NJ

    Medicaid annuity planning is alive and well in NJ
    When a person applies for Medicaid under the NJ MLTSS program after having made gift transfers during the most recent 5 years, there will likely be a penalty period in which Medicaid will not pay for the care that this … Continue…
Rank this Week: 2376

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
  • Jan 20

    Sowing plutonium from diet scrapple — just twice a year — can be an ADA essential function.

    Sowing plutonium from diet scrapple — just twice a year — can be an ADA essential function.
    When it comes to working for me as a blog minion, I don’t have many rules. Actually, I do have many rules. My blog minion job description is longer than a double roll of Charmin. Indeed, using a micro-tipped rollerball pen, my job…
  • Jan 19

    School employee fired after correcting student’s spelling on Twitter.

    School employee fired after correcting student’s spelling on Twitter.
    There’s gotta be an HR lesson here somewhere. Oh, I think I can come up with something. Have you heard about this one yet? This one has been making the rounds over the past few days. According to this story from Brandi Bottalico at…
  • Jan 18

    So, your employee just tweeted that she moonlights as a porn star…

    So, your employee just tweeted that she moonlights as a porn star…
    Seems appropriate to broach this trench-HR conundrum on a hump day, amirite? (Don’t worry. I’ll be here all week). As I two-finger type away at my keyboard on this blog post, I see that Aliah Wright‘s “Employee by…
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New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

Provides legislative support to teh Republican senators in the Legislature of the State of New Jersey.

http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=Rr9IF0xl3RGXd835_w6H4A
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New Jersey Estate Planning Center…

New Jersey Estate Planning Center Blog

Covers New Jersey estate planning. By Media Law Group.

http://www.jerseyestateplanning.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Should Parents Tell Adult Children What’s Included in The Estate Plan?

    Should Parents Tell Adult Children What’s Included in The Estate Plan?
    It can be a tricky question to determine whether or not it is appropriate to let your loved ones know what is inside your estate plan. A surprise after you pass away could be unpleasant for everyone involved, but it’s a balancing act to…
  • Jan 12

    Minimize Conflict with the Right Estate Plan

    Minimize Conflict with the Right Estate Plan
    Whether you’ve watched the story unfold in the national media after a celebrity passes away with an unclear estate plan or no plan at all or whether you’ve witnessed a friend or family member go through the same process,…
  • Jan 5

    Why You Need to Consider Life Insurance as Part of Your Estate Planning Policy

    Why You Need to Consider Life Insurance as Part of Your Estate Planning Policy
    Do you have enough life insurance or a policy at all? Life insurance is an important part of the estate planning process. You may even want to make use of an irrevocable life insurance trust to give you more protection. In these situations,…
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New Jersey Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

Covers New Jersey business, labor and employment, estate planning and consumer law. By McLaughlin & Nardi, LLC.

http://www.newjerseylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Attorneys Fees in New Jersey Civil Service Appeal

    Attorneys Fees in New Jersey Civil Service Appeal
    The financial burden of a civil service appeal discourages many employees from filing.  However, a successful employee may be able to recover the attorneys fees she spent on the appeal.  Our attorneys handle civil service appeals…
  • Jan 18

    Business Partnerships: Taxes and Other Consideration

    Business Partnerships: Taxes and Other Consideration
    A partnership is an unincorporated association of two or more people who act as co-owners of a business for profit.  Under New Jersey business law, a partnership may be created even when there is no written partnership agreement between…
  • Jan 16

    Estate and Elder Care Planning after Being Diagnosed with Dementia

    Estate and Elder Care Planning after Being Diagnosed with Dementia
    Frequently, when you or a family member are first diagnosed with dementia, you still have the capacity and are legally “competent” to make your own estate planning decisions.  The four documents discussed here will assist a…
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Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    January 2017 – Oversharing Online Can Cost You

    January 2017 – Oversharing Online Can Cost You
    When you post something online – whether it is on Facebook, Instagram, or other types of social media – it is available to the public. Learn how oversharing online can cost you in this month’s newsletter. Click here to read…
  • Jan 9

    The Three Most Common Construction Accidents – and How to Avoid Them

    The Three Most Common Construction Accidents – and How to Avoid Them
    It should come as no surprise that construction work is one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. Even in states such as New Jersey, which compares favorably with other states when it comes to overall safety, construction…
  • Jan 4

    Can I Claim Workers’ Compensation for a WEAR and TEAR™ Injury from a Past Job?

    Can I Claim Workers’ Compensation for a WEAR and TEAR™ Injury from a Past Job?
    Of the questions that many New Jersey workers have concerning WEAR and TEAR™ injuries – those injuries that do not appear suddenly, but which develop over a significant time period – is whether a claim can be filed against a…
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Employment Case of the Week

Employment Case of the Week

Examines one of the most interesting cases of the week and provides analysis and commentary. By Alan H. Schorr & Associates, P.C.

http://www.schorrlaw.com/case-of-the-week/
  • Jan 18

    Week Ending 1/11/17: Bigwood v. AtlantiCare Health System

    Week Ending 1/11/17: Bigwood v. AtlantiCare Health System
    Jeniffer Bigwood v. AtlantiCare Health System, et al., Docket No.: BUR-L-82-17. By Arykah Trabosh Our case of the week comes from our very own filing cabinets and involves an employer’s policy to only offer light duty to employees who…
  • Jan 12

    Week Ending 1/4/17: Clem v. Case Pork Roll Co.

    Week Ending 1/4/17: Clem v. Case Pork Roll Co.
    Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending January 4, 2017 Clem v. Case Pork Roll Co., 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 554 (D.N.J. January 4, 2017) While 2016 started and ended with a bang, 2017 is starting with a toot. This…
  • Jan 3

    Week Ending 12/30/16: Zieger v. PSEG

    Week Ending 12/30/16: Zieger v. PSEG
    Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending December 30, 2016 Zieger v. Public Service Enterprise Group, Inc., 2016 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2739 App. Div.  (Unpublished) (December 28, 2016) The year 2016 ended the…
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New Jersey Redevelopment

New Jersey Redevelopment

Covers news and updates regarding redevelopment matters, laws, news and updates throughout New Jersey. By Michael A. Bruno and Marc D. Policastro.

http://www.njredeveloper.com
  • Jan 18

    The New Jersey Supreme Court Issues Its Gap Period Decision

    The New Jersey Supreme Court Issues Its Gap Period Decision
    On January 18, 2017, the New Jersey Supreme Court held that municipalities do have an obligation to satisfy the unmet affordable housing obligations arising from 1999 through 2015, the so-called “gap period.”   In a…
  • Jul 23

    The Appellate Division Reverses COAH’s Gap Period Requirement

    The Appellate Division Reverses COAH’s Gap Period Requirement
    Co-authored by Peter J. Guastella This is big. Affordable housing in New Jersey has taken another major turn in the Court system due to the latest decision in the Appellate Division handed down on July 11, 2016. Most importantly, the…
  • Jul 23

    The Appellate Division Reverses COAH’s Gap Period Requirement

    The Appellate Division Reverses COAH’s Gap Period Requirement
    Co-authored by Peter J. Guastella This is big. Affordable housing in New Jersey has taken another major turn in the Court system due to the latest decision in the Appellate Division handed down on July 11, 2016. Most importantly, the…
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Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer…

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer Blog

By IMG Legal Group.

http://www.imglegalgroup.com/#!blog/cxyn
  • Jan 17

    Are You Under Investigation in New Jersey?

    Are You Under Investigation in New Jersey?
    For people who believe they are being investigated, but are not sure, there is never a downside to talking to a Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer about the possible exposure.Sometimes, people don’t even know whether they committed a crime…
  • Jan 2

    Get a Free Legal Consultation on NJ DUI Charges.

    Get a Free Legal Consultation on NJ DUI Charges.
    DWI Charges in NJ? Get top legal help to Fight and keep Your Freedom to Drive! Get a Free Legal Consultation on NJ DUI Charges.Let us help you look for every opportunity to beat or reduce the charges. If you have never been in trouble with…
  • Dec 20

    Special Greeting During This Holiday Season

    Special Greeting During This Holiday Season
    A special greeting during this Holiday Season we express to you our sincere appreciation for your confidence and loyalty.  Thank you for referring friends and family to our law firm this past year. Thank you, for the trust and confidence…
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NJ Labor & Employment Law

NJ Labor & Employment Law

Covers various employment and labor law topics, including employment discrimination, ADA, CEPA, and FMLA. By Jay S. Becker and Joseph C. DeBlasio.

http://www.njlaborandemploymentlaw.com
  • Jan 17

    Morristown Newest Municipality to Require Paid Sick Leave

    Morristown Newest Municipality to Require Paid Sick Leave
    Co-authored by Ari G. Burd Although the State of New Jersey has yet to pass a law requiring employers to offer paid sick leave, a number of New Jersey municipalities have taken it upon themselves to mandate this benefit. As of January 11,…
  • Nov 23

    UPDATE: DOL Final Overtime Rule Postponed

    UPDATE: DOL Final Overtime Rule Postponed
    On November 22, 2016, US District Court Judge Mazzant of the Eastern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction, temporarily barring the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Final Overtime Rule from going into effect. The Rule,…
  • Aug 11

    New Minimum Wage Poster Issued by Department of Labor

    New Minimum Wage Poster Issued by Department of Labor
    Businesses take note, the United States Department of Labor has revised its Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) Minimum Wage Poster. It’s time to take down your old poster and put up the new one in its place. A link to the new…
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Kevin A. Pollock BLAWG

Kevin A. Pollock BLAWG

Covers wills, trusts & estates, guardianships, tax and asset protection planning.

http://willstrustsestates.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    Opening of New York Law Firm Office

    Opening of New York Law Firm Office
    I am pleased to announce that we have officially opened an office in Manhattan.While our main office is still located near Princeton, New Jersey, we will be happy to meet with clients by appointment at our New York location:122 East 42nd…
  • Nov 29

    Caring for a Loved One - Guardianship, Powers of Attorney and Medical Directive

    Caring for a Loved One - Guardianship, Powers of Attorney and Medical Directive
    Holiday gatherings are often a time for us to gather with relatives and friends. The bustle of holiday activity can highlight the impact that aging has had on our loved ones in the passing year. Observing decline in the people we care about…
  • Nov 9

    Estate Tax Thoughts on a Trump Presidency

    Estate Tax Thoughts on a Trump Presidency
    It is no secret that most Republicans and Donald Trump wish to get rid of the federal estate tax (or as it is commonly referred to "The Death Tax").  With Republicans in charge of the House, Senate and Presidency, I think we are very…
Rank this Week: 2611

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

Covers DUI charges and legal defenses. By Matthew W. Reisig.

http://www.newjersey-dui-attorney.com/blog/
  • Jan 16

    Scotch Plains NJ Former Top Cop Charged in DWI Crash

    Scotch Plains NJ Former Top Cop Charged in DWI Crash
    The former police chief of Scotch Plains, New Jersey, who retired in March, has been charged with driving under the influence after he crashed his vehicle into a utility pole in South Plainfield in September. Brian T. Mahoney, 51, spent…
  • Jan 16

    Proposed Legislation in NJ Could Mean Jailtime For DWI With Fatalitie

    Proposed Legislation in NJ Could Mean Jailtime For DWI With Fatalitie
    Legislation being considered in New Jersey’s state senate would create a new felony charge that prosecutors could levy against drunk drivers involved in fatal crashes. Under a proposal by State Senator Dave Oroho, R-24, a third degree…
  • Jan 16

    Falsified Calibration Data Could Upend 20,000 DWI Convictions in NJ

    Falsified Calibration Data Could Upend 20,000 DWI Convictions in NJ
    A New Jersey State Police sergeant whose job was to calibrate Alcotest devices in several counties has been accused of records tampering in a case that may compromise more than 20,000 DWI convictions over a seven year period. Sgt. Marc…
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New Jersey Criminal Defense…

New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James S. Friedman, LLC.

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2522

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Did Improper Maintenance Lead to Boy’s Injury in Escalator Accident?

    Did Improper Maintenance Lead to Boy’s Injury in Escalator Accident?
    A New Jersey family recently filed suit against the Oxford Valley Mall and the Schindler Corporation, which operates the escalators at the mall, claiming the two entities were responsible for a 2014 incident in which the family’s young…
  • Jan 2

    Cuisinart Food Processors Involved in One of the Largest Appliance Recalls in History

    Cuisinart Food Processors Involved in One of the Largest Appliance Recalls in History
    Conair Corp. last month recalled about eight million Cuisinart brand food processors just as home cooks were putting the machines to work chopping, grating and mixing food in preparation for the Christmas and Hanukkah holidays. The recall,…
  • Dec 19

    Too Little Sleep Increases Drivers’ Risks for Accident

    Too Little Sleep Increases Drivers’ Risks for Accident
    This time of year it is not uncommon for people to push through to accomplish everything on their to-do lists, even when that means sacrificing some sleep. But depriving yourself of the recommended amount of sleep can have serious…
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