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Should New Jersey Enact a Court Rule Punishing Litigants for Filing Frivolous Appeals?

Posted by December 22, 2016 ,

Unlike the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure that apply in civil actions appealed from the United States District Court of New Jersey, the Court Rules governing actions filed in the Superior Court of New Jersey (state court) do not include a specific rule allowing a prevailing party to recover legal fees incurred in defending a frivolous appea ... Read More.

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NJ Supreme Court Imposes Constructive Trust Against Ex-Husband’s $2.25 Million Deferred Compensation

Posted by December 14, 2016

Constructive Trust Equitable Distribution NJ The New Jersey Supreme Court unanimously imposed a constructive trust over the ex-husband's $2.25 million deferred compensation paid by his employer following the sale of the company; the sale and distribution of the deferred compensation occurred within three months of their final judgment of divorce ... Read More.

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County Sheriff’s Commissions for Enforcing Civil Writs of Execution

Posted by December 6, 2016 ,

Despite New Jersey having a uniform policy on the books when it comes to computing the allowance of a county sheriff's fees for carrying out judicial execution sales, see N.J.S.A. 22A:4-8, in practice the results will often vary from County to County. My firm recently recovered payment of a civil judgment for $56,000 immediately following a levy on ... Read More.

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