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Third Circuit Appeals Court Affirms Fine Print Comparative False Advertising Claim

In a precedent setting case that has significant implications for the use of fine print in advertising, Group SEB USA, Inc. v. Euro-Pro Operating, LLC, Case No. 14-2767 (3d Cir. December 17, 2014), the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that small print statements explicitly defining the terms of a more prominent superior performance claim (...

Posted by , January 30, 2015 • Advertising, Litigation

Enforcement and Priority of IRS Liens Against Debtor’s Property

This post discusses the creation and priority of federal tax liens recorded against real estate in New Jersey that has been sold to a good faith purchaser disclaiming any knowledge of the lien’s existence. A Federal tax lien is not a piece of paper. It is a legal claim to a taxpayer’s property. It arises by operation of law when Federal tax is...

Posted by , January 20, 2015 • Real Estate

NJ Open Public Records Act Mandates Disclosure of Police Records

In a written opinion issued on January 12, 2015 Bergen County Assignment Judge Peter E. Doyne ordered that the State of New Jersey and several townships comply with public records requests made by North Jersey Media Group, the owner of The Record newspaper, concerning an incident that resulted in police officers shooting and killing an African Amer...

Posted by , January 19, 2015 • Constitutional Law

Fraudulent Asset Transfers In New Jersey Divorce Cases

Can assets transferred between soon-to-be ex-spouses as part of a property settlement agreement in their divorce case constitute a fraudulent conveyance?  Our firm is presently representing a judgment creditor of a husband who transferred his 50% interest in his marital residence valued at more than $1 million to his wife for $1.00, as well as ot...

Posted by , January 5, 2015 • Bankruptcy, Fraud, Litigation

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