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.
In an unpublished decision issued on June 30, 2016, a Bergen County trial judge granted summary judgment in favor of homeowners by declaring the lender's foreclosure complaint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.
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.
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.