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NJ Supreme Court Declares Law Firm’s Subsequently Recorded Mortgage Trumps Factoring Company’s Earlier Recorded Optional Advance Mortgages

Posted by July 25, 2016 ,

Mortgage Priority Optional Advances New Jersey In a unanimous decision issued on July 21, 2016, the New Jersey Supreme Court affirmed the Appellate Division's decision granting priority to a law firm's subsequently recorded mortgage over the pre-existing recorded mortgages held by a factoring company. We initially reported on this case in 2015 wh ... Read More.

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No Foreclosure For You, says New Jersey Trial Court to Lender

Posted by July 13, 2016 ,

In an unpublished decision issued on June 30, 2016, a Bergen County trial judge granted summary judgment in favor of homeowners by declaring the lender's foreclosure complaint was time barred under the 6-year statute of limitations period commencing from the maturity date of the loan. Anim Investment Co. v. Shaloub, Superior Court of New Jersey, La ... Read More.

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Business Divorce Attorney Practice Points

Posted by June 27, 2016 , , ,

Like married couples, business partners sometimes go through divorces.  Whether there are allegations of minority oppression, embezzlement, fraud or simply the parties can no longer work together, as attorneys, we must quickly identify the pertinent legal issues at hand in order to guide our clients through this confusing and often complicated pro ... Read More.

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NJ Supreme Court Strikes Down Provision of Arbitration Agreement in Favor of Consumer Plaintiffs

Posted by June 18, 2016 , ,

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.

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