As technology changes the law must adapt. The New Jersey Supreme Court now recognizes that email and fax are each acceptable means of terminating a residential real estate contract within the 3-day attorney review period. Conley v. Guerrero (A-65-16)(April 6, 2017).
In Conley the New Jersey Supreme Court had to revisit its earlier precedent establ ... Read More.
Enforcing Arbitration Agreements New Jersey Supreme Court
In a 5-1 majority decision, the New Jersey Supreme Court in Dever v. Sanford Brown Institute (075074) (A-31-14)(June 14, 2016) handed consumers a victory by declining to enforce the provision of an arbitration agreement involving the claims of two disgruntled students who had enrolled i ... Read More.
In New Jersey, the easiest way to get tripped up in filing a breach of contract lawsuit is to misconstrue the applicable statute of limitations. As a general rule, lawsuits for breach of contract in New Jersey must be filed within six (6) years of the date the cause of action accrues. See N.J.S.A. 2A:14-1. However, clients and practitioners ... Read More.
In a decision sure to grab the attention of the New Jersey workforce, today the New Jersey Supreme Court unanimously ruled that an employer can recover the salary of an employee who breaches his duty of loyalty to the employer, without the necessity of the employer proving economic loss as a result of the duty breach. Kaye vs. Rosefielde, Docket ... Read More.