Read Advisory Opinions on School Ethics Commission website

 The School Ethics Commission recently posted three advisory opinions to their website, A20-11,   A19-17 and A24-17.   The Cooper Levenson Education Law group encourages our clients to take a moment to read these advisory opinions which help to clarify the landscape surrounding conflicts of interest for board members and the matters upon which they can vote. … Continue reading “Read Advisory Opinions on School Ethics Commission website”

Insurance Coverage for Business Owners… What Coverage is Best?

By: Louis Niedelman, Esq. Published in “The Chronicle”, a Southern New Jersey Development Council Publication Business owners and operators know that they must protect themselves from various risks and perils that are acts of nature or human behavior. The best protection is comprehensive insurance coverage that maximizes benefits and minimizes losses……. Click here to read … Continue reading “Insurance Coverage for Business Owners… What Coverage is Best?”

Dynamic Status Quo: A no-show in New Jersey Supreme Court’s Recent Opinion

On August 2, 2017 the New Jersey Supreme Court in In the Matter of County of Atlantic and In the Matter of the Township of Bridgeton, A-98/99/100, held that local governments must maintain pay increases during lapses in negotiated contracts when the contract language requires that the terms and conditions of the agreement remain in … Continue reading “Dynamic Status Quo: A no-show in New Jersey Supreme Court’s Recent Opinion”

ATTENTION RETAILERS: NEW PRIVACY LAWS ENACTED IN NEW JERSEY

In March 2016, the New Jersey Senate introduced a Bill that was unanimously approved on September 15, 2016, which restricts the collection and use of personal information by retailers for certain purposes. The Bill was modified and approved by the Assembly and Senate in June 2017. On July 21, 2017, Governor Chris Christie signed into … Continue reading “ATTENTION RETAILERS: NEW PRIVACY LAWS ENACTED IN NEW JERSEY”

New Jersey Supreme Court Case – Bisbing v. Bisbing

On August 8,2017, the NJ Supreme Court upended 16 years of law regarding the legal standard governing the request of a parent who seek to move out of state with a child or children. In the case of Bisbing v. Bisbing, the NJ Supreme Court held that a child’s best interest must be considered in … Continue reading “New Jersey Supreme Court Case – Bisbing v. Bisbing”

Update from our School Law Attorneys: New Special Education Program for the 2017-2018 School Year

The Office of Special Education Policies and Procedures (“OSEPP”) will be offering, at no cost, a neutral third party to conduct Facilitated Individualized Education Program (“FIEP”) meetings for districts and parents. This free service will be an option to assist districts and parents to create agreeable IEPs. A specifically trained neutral facilitator  will promote whole … Continue reading “Update from our School Law Attorneys: New Special Education Program for the 2017-2018 School Year”

NJCPA and Cooper Levenson: Tax Law Breakfast Seminar July 14, 2017

Don’t miss this NJCPA seminar Cooper Levenson Tax Law Practice Group Friday, July 14, 2017 8:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  Linwood Country Club 500 Shore Road Linwood, NJ 08221 Highlights Topics include: Medicaid Planning for the Baby Boomer Generation Presented by Jarad K. Stiles, Esq., LL.M. Demystifying the NJ Exit Tax and an Overview of … Continue reading “NJCPA and Cooper Levenson: Tax Law Breakfast Seminar July 14, 2017”