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Sale of Used Rolls Royce Turns Into Clunker for New Jersey Auto Dealership

Posted by May 28, 2013

The New Jersey Appellate Division delivered a 'clunker' to a Bergen County auto dealership by affirming a trial court judge's opinion that found the dealership violated the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act in the sale of a used Rolls Royce to a North Carolina man. Bishop vs. Richard Catena Auto Wholesalers, Inc., Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellat ... Read More.

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Objecting to a Subpoena Duces Tecum in the District Court of New Jersey

Posted by May 24, 2013

Assume your organization or an individual in your company has been served with a federal court subpoena demanding the production of documents in connection with pending litigation in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.   Further assume that your company president maintains that the document demands specified in the sub ... Read More.

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Home Improvement Contracts: An Overview of New Jersey Regulatory Requirements

Posted by May 23, 2013

New Jersey has strict rules when it comes to home improvement contracts in excess of $500, the overriding purpose of which is to protect consumers from unscrupulous contractors.  The New Jersey Administrative Code § 13:45A-16.2(12)(i)-(vi) sets forth the requirements necessary in a home improvement contract.  A violation of these written require ... Read More.

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New Jersey Appeals Court Spares Eviction of 89-Year Old Blind Man

Posted by May 21, 2013

In an unpublished decision issued on May 21, 2013, a New Jersey appeals court held that a landlord was not entitled to evict his residential tenant, an 89-year old blind man with diabetes, because of the tenant's refusal to sign a new lease.  Ochieng v. Bloss, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, Docket No. A-0703-12T2. This decision ... Read More.

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