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Aug 13, 2020

Navigating the Maze of Regulations Applicable to New Jersey Residential Home Improvement Contracts

A new client came to me for legal assistance in collecting a $75,000 balance due in connection with a major home improvement contract. He was upset because he had been in business for 30 years without a legal claim. He spoke with pride of many satisfied customers and successful projects, showing me pictures of high-quality materials and workmanship.» Read More

Mar 26, 2020

New Jersey Dept. of Community Affairs Temporarily Modifies and Suspends Certain Construction Inspection Regulations

On March 25, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to Section 6 of Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 103, Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver, Commissioner New Jersey Dept. of Community Affairs (DCA), issued an emergency adoption of a temporary rule relaxation of regulatory provisions concerning Minor Work (N.J.A.C.» Read More

Oct 08, 2018

LLCs: How Limited is Your Liability?

The New Jersey Legislature adopted the New Jersey Limited Liability Company Act in 1993 (the “1993 Act”)1 and thereby ushered in a new form of business enterprise: the limited liability company (LLC). The 1993 Act enabled business owners to “take advantage of both the limited liability afforded to shareholders and directors of corporations and the pass through tax advantages available to partnerships.”» Read More

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