NJ OPRA Request Exemption Recognized by NJ Appeals Court
Striking a blow to news media, and representing a victory for privacy advocates, in a landmark ruling the New Jersey Appellate Division denied the Bergen Record Newspaper's Open Public Records Act ("OPRA") request directed to the Bergen County Prosecutor demanding access to records concern ... Read More.
Picture this scenario: A debtor transfers his assets to his wife to avoid a creditor's judgment. The debtor then discharges the creditor's judgment in a chapter 7 Bankruptcy. Can the creditor independently sue the debtor's wife under New Jersey’s Fraudulent Transfer Act (“NJUFTA”), N.J.S.A. 25:2-20 et seq., to avoid the asset transfer e ... Read More.
Earlier today, the New Jersey Senate unanimously approved Faustino Fernandez-Vina, Governor Chris Christie's appointment to the New Jersey State Supreme Court. Fernandez-Vina, who was born in Cuba and immigrated to the U.S. as a child, will be the second Hispanic justice on New Jersey's highest court, Justice Ariel A. Rodriguez being the other. ... Read More.