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Mischief Night: Don’t Egg Your Ex’s Car

Family Law

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Origin, Significance, and Intention

National Hispanic Heritage Month: NASA Astronaut Hall of Fame

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Hispanic Influence for the Names of Seven States

Are Landowners Liable for Fires Caused by Third Parties?

General Liability, Premises Liability

National Hispanic Heritage Month: The Medal of Honor

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Why is it Split Between Two Months?

Trials and Litigation in the Era of COVID-19 (VII): NJ Supreme Court Finds Virtual Jury Selection Constitutional, Orders Collection of Juror Demographic Information

General Liability

The Economic Loss Doctrine (ELD) Can Bar Negligence Claims in Construction Matters, But What About Fraud?

General Liability, Construction Law

Trials and Litigation in the Era of COVID-19 (VI): New Jersey Courts To Reopen to the Public on August 2, 2021

General Liability

How the Resumption of Landlord/Tenant Matters Impacts Residential and Commercial Landlords

Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Landlord & Tenant

How to Limit Payment for College in a Divorce

Family Law

What Families With Special-Needs Children Need to Know About the Revised Termination of Child Support Law

Family Law

New Jersey Has Weathered the Storm... Supreme Court Adopts the Ongoing Storm Doctrine

General Liability, Premises Liability

“Am I My Brother’s Keeper?” – Appellate Division Answers

General Liability, Automobile Liability, DWI-DUI, Criminal Defense

How to Get a Divorce - Part 3

Family Law

Trials and Litigation in the Era of COVID-19 (V): Return to In-Person Trials as Virtual Court Continues

General Liability

Appellate Court Finds Testimony on Non-Asbestiform Cleavage Fragments Inadmissible in Cosmetic Talc Case

Environmental & Toxic Tort, Asbestos

How to Get a Divorce – Part 2

Family Law

Buying or Selling a Business: How PPP Loans Can Affect You

Corporate Law & Transactions

How to Modify a Bankruptcy Stay to Proceed with Related Litigation

General Liability

Tax Credits Now Available for Employers Providing Sick Leave and Family Leave under the American Rescue Plan Act

Labor & Employment Law

Who’s Paying the Bill? Liability Insurance Proceeds and Self-Insured Retention Obligations When Insureds File for Bankruptcy

General Liability

How to Get a Divorce - Part 1

Family Law

How a Bankruptcy Stay Impacts Ongoing Litigation

General Liability

Bankruptcy and Its Impact on Related Litigation

General Liability

Could Coronavirus Bring About the Golden Age of Collaborative Divorce?

Collaborative Law, Family Law

Will Family Court “Temporary” Coronavirus Protocols Become the “New Normal”?

Family Law

Trials and Litigation in the Era of COVID-19: Verdict via Zoom (IV): A Look at the First Fully Virtual Civil Jury Trials in New Jersey

General Liability

BREAKING NEWS: Bill A4410 Permanently Establishes Community College Opportunity Grant Program (CCOG)

Child Custody & Parenting Time, Child Support, Family Law

Trials and Litigation in the Era of COVID-19 (III) - Verdict via Zoom: A Look at the First Hybrid Civil Jury Trial in New Jersey

General Liability

Valentine Beware

Family Law

January is Child-Centered Divorce Month

Family Law

Miranda Warnings in New Jersey – You Now Have a Right to Know Why You Have Been Arrested

Criminal Defense

New York Suspended in Person Jury Trials and New Jersey has Followed Suit

General Liability

Trials and Litigation in the Era of COVID-19 (II)

General Liability

Trials and Litigation in the Era of COVID-19

General Liability

The Ongoing Storm Rule and Homeowners

General Liability, Premises Liability

Search Terms, Domain Names, and Ethical Legal Advertising

Corporate Law & Transactions, Commercial Litigation

COVID-19 Legislation Alters OPRA Deadlines in the Event of State and Local Emergencies

General Liability

COVID-19 and Future Custody Determinations, a Judicial Perspective

Family Law, Child Custody & Parenting Time

Federal Judge Allows Plaintiffs’ Experts to Provide Limited Testimony During Talc Litigation Against Johnson & Johnson

Environmental & Toxic Tort

Supreme Court Weighs Constitutionality of Non-Unanimous Jury Verdicts – what this could mean for future SCOTUS cases

Criminal Defense

New Jersey Governor Murphy Authorizes Remote Notarization During COVID-19 Health Emergency

Corporate Law & Transactions

Do Not Wait For The Snow To Stop To Clear Your Property If You Are A Commercial Landowner

General Liability, Premises Liability

5 Things to Do if You Know Your Relationship is Over but You’re Stuck in COVID-19 Lockdown

Family Law

HOAGLAND LONGO MORAN DUNST & DOUKAS, LLP – COVID-19 RESPONSE TEAM

Parenting Time and Pandemics: What You Need to Know

Family Law

COVID-19 Update: 3/21/2020

A Message Regarding COVID-19

Restraining Orders, Volatile Relationships and Cyber Harassment: Why You Should Never Post Revealing Photos of Your Ex Online

Family Law

When Affairs Blow Up: Reasons Why You Should Not Make a Sex Tape with Your Mistress

Family Law

Court Says Commercial Landlord is Not Responsible for Snow and Ice Injuries on the Property

General Liability, Premises Liability

Appellate Division Provides First Analysis of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Labor & Employment Law

Uniform Domestic Violence Policy for Public Employers

Labor & Employment Law, Public Employers and Employees

You Snooze, You Lose: Man Forfeits Right to Six Cars By Failing to Comply with Deadlines

Family Law, Equitable Distribution of Assets and Liabilities

I’ve Been Ordered to Contribute to Our Child’s Out-of-Pocket College Costs—How Do I Maximize Their Financial Aid?

Family Law, Child Support

Retainage

Construction Law

I’m Interviewing Attorneys for My Divorce Case—What Questions Should I Ask?

Family Law

Automatic Expungement of Criminal Records in New Jersey: Will It Happen?

Criminal Defense

Change Orders

Construction Law

Changes to New Jersey DWI Laws

Criminal Defense, DWI-DUI

Registered Marks for Cannabis and Cannabis-Related Products

Cannabis Law

Back to School Tips for Divorced Parents

Family Law

Governor Murphy Signs Law Expanding Public Entity Liability for Sexual Abuse and Assault

Labor & Employment Law, Harassment in the Workplace

Contracts – The Basics

Construction Law

Governor Murphy Signs Bill into Law Re-Opening the Doors to Excess Medical Expenses at the Time of Trial with Some Limitations

General Liability

Appellate Division Permits Damages For Inconvenience Caused By the Loss of Use of a Home

General Liability

Haines v. Taft/Little v. Nishimura: A Spotlight on New Legislation Seeking to Undo the Supreme Court’s Holding on Admissibility and Recovery of Unpaid Medical Expenses

Automobile Liability, General Liability

Law Firm Liability Under HIPAA

Health Care Law, HIPAA Privacy & Security

Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act Introduced by Senator Menendez

Cannabis Law

Best Practices for Separated or Divorced Parents As Children Head Into Summer Vacation

Family Law, Child Custody & Parenting Time

Court Says Frugal Spouse Must Continue to Pay Alimony Despite Being 79 Years Old

Family Law, Alimony, Spousal Support, and Separate Maintenance

Expansion of Ongoing Snow Storm Defense

General Liability, Premises Liability

New Jersey Recently Expanded the Statute of Limitations in Civil Sexual Assault Cases. So What Does that Mean for Employers?

Labor & Employment Law

New York Court of Appeals Affirms Higher Causation Standard in Asbestos Cases

Environmental & Toxic Tort

Don’t Delay: Top 5 Reasons to File for Divorce

Family Law

Top 5 Biggest Divorce Mistakes

Family Law

NJ Governor Signs Law Banning Some Employment Non-Disclosure Agreements

Labor & Employment Law

Personal Injury Claimants May Not Sue Tortfeasors for Medical Expenses in Motor Vehicle Accidents, According to the New Jersey Supreme Court

General Liability, Automobile Liability

5 Tips and Tricks on Being Deposed

Family Law

The “Faker Defense” Revisited: The New Jersey Supreme Court Weighs In

General Liability

New Jersey Minimum Wage Will Rise to $15 Per Hour

Labor & Employment Law

Be a Boy Scout! 5 Steps to Take to Prepare for Separation or Divorce

Family Law, Separation

New Jersey Attorney General’s Office Will Now Investigate All Police Shootings that Result in the Suspect’s Death

Civil Rights Litigation

General Contractor’s Duty to Employees of Subcontractors: The Move to a Case by Case Analysis?

General Liability

Scope of Employment: Driving to and from Work in the Modern Era

Labor & Employment Law

New Jersey Supreme Court: More than 20,000 DWI Convictions are Tainted

Criminal Defense, DWI-DUI

Summary of Complex Business Litigation and Complex Construction Rules

Construction Law, Business Transactional & Litigation

Litigation Privilege Protects NJ Law Firm from Defamation Claim

Plaintiff’s Personal Injury

NJ Supreme Court Clarifies Scope of “Self-Critical Analysis” Privilege in Medical Malpractice Cases

Health Care Law, Professional Liability & Malpractice Defense

4 Holiday Tips for Divorced Parents

Family Law, Child Custody & Parenting Time

Birthright Citizenship

Immigration Law

New Jersey’s Paid Sick Leave Law To Go Into Effect This Month

Labor & Employment Law

Appellate Division Holds That Just Registering to Do Business Equates to Consenting to Be Sued in Pennsylvania

Environmental & Toxic Tort, Products Liability

New Jersey's Proposed “Insurance Fair Conduct Act” Could Affect Insurers and Policyholders

Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith Litigation

Federal Judge Orders “Molded Verdict” in Jersey City Police Officers' Discrimination Case

Labor & Employment Law, Discrimination in the Workplace

NJ Senate Passes Bill to Ban Employment Non-Disclosure Agreements

Labor & Employment Law

Is New Jersey Now a “Daubert” Jurisdiction?

Environmental & Toxic Tort

Thinking about getting a Divorce? Stop! Collaborate and Listen . . .

Family Law, Collaborative Law

N.J. Supreme Court Will Review Auto Dealership’s Liability for Fatal Drunk Driving Accident

Automobile Liability, Criminal Defense

4 Questions Every Divorced Parent Should Ask Before Their Child Goes Back to School

Family Law

Will Pennsylvania Finally Consistently Apply the Fair Share Act to All Asbestos/Strict Liability Matters?

Environmental & Toxic Tort, Asbestos

NJ Supreme Court Declines to Reconsider Ethics Opinion Banning Lawyers from Online Legal Service Plans

Legal Malpractice Defense

Does a Criminal Guilty Plea in New Jersey Subject You to Civil Liability?

Criminal Defense

What Does the “Work-Product Privilege” Protect?

General Liability

Can My Spouse's Creditors Force Me to Sell My Home?

Family Law

Legislature Passes Bill to Limit Liability of Fuel Oil Dealers

Environmental & Toxic Tort

NJ Special Master Concludes 20,000 DWI Convictions Based on Unreliable Breath Tests

Criminal Defense, DWI-DUI

New Jersey Equal Pay Act to Take Effect on July 1

Labor & Employment Law

The Erosion of the “Faker” Defense?

General Liability

MYSTERY SOLVED: NJ Supreme Court Declares Phantom John Doe Driver Can Be Placed on the Verdict Sheet for Apportionment of Fault at the Time of Trial

General Liability

New Jersey Court Considers Whether State Anti-Discrimination Laws Cover “Telecommuting” Employees Outside the State

Labor & Employment Law, Policies & Procedures

What’s the Difference Between a Fault and No-Fault Divorce?

Family Law, Separation

New Jersey Finalizes First of its Kind Pharmaceutical Gift Ban to Physicians; New Administration Considering Changes

Health Care Law, Transactional / Business

After the Storm: What your business needs to know about clearing snow and ice

General Liability

Divorce and Taxes: How the new tax bill will impact alimony, child support, and prenuptial agreements in New Jersey

Family Law

New Department of Labor Release on Unpaid Interns - Legal or Not?

Labor & Employment Law, Employment Agreements, Policies & Procedures

Climate Change in the Current Climate

Environmental & Toxic Tort

The Sharks are Circling: How a Design Professional Can Protect Its Work in the Digital Age

Construction Law

Appellate Court Confirms that Agreements to Arbitrate Law Against Discrimination Claims are Enforceable

Labor & Employment Law

Whistleblowers Can’t Just Play the Blame Game

Labor & Employment Law

In Case You Missed It – NJ Superior Court Tackles Transgender Child’s Name Change in a Case of First Impression

Family Law

Back-to-School Tips for Divorced Parents

Family Law

The Shielding of Documents Under New Jersey's Patient Safety Act

Health Care Law

"I'm taking the dog.": 7 Reasons Why Engaged Couples Should Sign Prenuptial Agreements

Family Law, Pre-nuptial Agreements

Wearable Technology: Small Devices With A Large Impact

General Liability, Products Liability

Splitting Custody & Moving? Interstate Relocation Cases are Changing in New Jersey.

Family Law, Child Custody & Parenting Time

The Resistance Against Avvo's Client-Linking Services Spreads to New Jersey

Legal Malpractice Defense

A New Consideration in Litigating Automobile Negligence Actions: Recoverability of Medical Expenses that Exceed PIP Coverage Limits

Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith Litigation, Automobile Liability, General Liability

The Roof Over Your Head Should Cover More Than Just You

Construction Law

You've Been Served: on Facebook?

General Liability

Appealing NJ Municipal Court DWI Convictions May Stay Your License Suspension

Criminal Defense, DWI-DUI

Planning for Summer Parenting Time During a Divorce

Family Law, Child Custody & Parenting Time

Important HR Considerations for Any Small Business Owner

Labor & Employment Law

The Impact of Property Owner Involvement in Construction Projects

General Liability

Watch Your Step! Elevator Accidents Require Prior Notice of their Dangerous Conditions.

General Liability, Premises Liability

Recent New York Appellate Decision Sets Higher Bar for Proof in Asbestos Cases

Environmental & Toxic Tort

Digital Discrimination: How Online Job Applications May Subject Employers to Legal Action

Labor & Employment Law

You’re Divorced. Now What?

Family Law

NOW IN EFFECT IN NJ - Automatic Child Support Termination!

Family Law

Before You Get Behind the Wheel for Uber or Lyft, Give Your Car Insurance Policy Another Glance.

Automobile Liability

How Recent Remittitur Decisions Affect an Asbestos Defendant’s Damages Analysis in New York Litigation.

Environmental & Toxic Tort

You Finally Decided Upon Divorce. Could a Collaborative Approach Work Best for You?

Family Law

Rooted in Precedent and Simultaneously Unprecedented: President Trump’s Executive Action on Immigration

Immigration Law

Avoiding the “Slippery” Slope: Supermarket Slips and Falls & The “Mode of Operation” Doctrine

General Liability, Premises Liability

Roberts, Neumann and the Broad Scope of the New Jersey Charitable Immunity Act

General Liability

Pre-Existing Conditions: Burden Shifting and the Apportionment of Damages

Health Care Law

Tis the Season – To Avoid Religious Discrimination and Harassment in the Office

Labor & Employment Law

AVVO’s “Fixed Fee Limited Scope” Platform Presents Ethical Violations

Legal Malpractice Defense

Self-Driving Cars: What Do They Mean for the Automobile Insurance Industry?

Automobile Liability

No “Fraud” Required for Consumer Fraud Act Violations

General Liability

How Are You Impacted by the Amended Alimony Statute in Terms of Cohabitation?

Family Law

A Poor Attitude Can Find an Employer at the “Core” of an Employee’s Sexual Harassment Claim

Labor & Employment Law

Sane Enough To Decide Whether You Are Insane?

Criminal Defense

Another Tale of the Significant Role of Science in the Expanding Frontier of Environmental Law

Environmental & Toxic Tort

Thousands of New Jersey DWI Convictions Could Be Tainted – Is Yours One of Them?

Criminal Defense, DWI-DUI

Is Savings a Component of the Marital Lifestyle That Should Be Protected in an Alimony Award?

Family Law

When Personal Matters Become Office Problems – The Impact of Marriage and Divorce (and Everything In Between) on the Workplace

Labor & Employment Law

Sleeping it Off – Can You Be Convicted of DWI for Sleeping in Your Car?

Criminal Defense, DWI-DUI

Scope of Potential Liability Expanded in NY for Manufacturers with Third-Party Asbestos Components

Environmental & Toxic Tort

Snapchat and Pokemon Go: Taking Distracted Driving to a New Level

Automobile Liability, General Liability

NJ's Deemer Statute: How it Can Affect a Visiting PA Resident’s Right to Sue

Automobile Liability, General Liability

Why Client Communication Should be a Standard Practice

Construction Law

Will the New Jersey Supreme Court’s elimination of an employment contract provision lead to the same in other types of contracts?

General Liability, Automobile Liability, Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith Litigation

Is Talc the New Cigarette? The Rise of Cosmetic Talc Litigation

Environmental & Toxic Tort

Criminal Trial vs. Deportation Proceedings: What Sets Them Apart?

Immigration Law

U.S. Immigration Officials are Planning a New Round of Raids

Immigration Law

Work Visas: Why a Dual Intent Visa May Be Better For Your Company.

Immigration Law

Time Is On Whose Side? What Happens After FMLA Leave Has Been Exhausted?

Labor & Employment Law

His Ex-Wife Will Not Allow His Girlfriend Near His Kids

Family Law

Beyond the Four Walls: When Internet Harassment Impacts the Workplace

Labor & Employment Law, Harassment in the Workplace

Why Prenuptial (and Premarital and Antenuptial) Agreements are for EVERYONE

Family Law, Pre-nuptial Agreements

Tips for Hurricane Joaquin Preparedness - Do You Have Flood Insurance?

General Liability, Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith Litigation

I’ve Been Sued For a Car Accident. What Do I Do?

Automobile Liability

How To Win Your Divorce in 3 Easy Steps

Family Law

Implications of Oh v. Kang

Construction Law

A Police Officer Must Give You the Opportunity to Produce Your Credentials

Criminal Defense

What Kind of Car Insurance Should I Have?

Automobile Liability