Summary Judgment Standard In New Jersey

For almost 20 years the standards governing a motion for summary judgment have been predicated upon the New Jersey Supreme Court decision of Brill v. Guardian Life Ins. Co. of America, 142 N.J. 520, (1995). Under Brill, the motion judge must determine whether, when the facts are viewed most favorably to the non-moving party, a … Continue reading “Summary Judgment Standard In New Jersey”

On Bill Eadington and serious discussions

Date: 04/10/2013 Publication: Casino Journal Magazine CooperLevenson Publication: Casino Journal Magazine Summary: Bill Eadington, longtime director for the study of gambling and commercial gaming at the University of Nevada Reno passed away in February 2013. He was a pioneer in the field. Article: Casino Journal April 13.pdf

The Form That Permits Patients To Make Decisions With Their Physician Regarding Medical Intervention

On February 22, 2013, representatives of the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services released a healthcare treatment planning device to more efficiently execute a patient’s treatment goals and desires. The Practitioner Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form was created by legislation that was signed by Governor Chris Christie on December 21, 2011. … Continue reading “The Form That Permits Patients To Make Decisions With Their Physician Regarding Medical Intervention”

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Discusses Divorce’s Impact On Taxes

In addition to the obvious emotional upheaval, divorce also raises many tax issues. Divorce can impact the tax consequences for a couple’s assets when distributing their property. Divorce also affects tax issues regarding dependents and child support. Moreover, the divorcing couple will need to determine if they will file their tax return jointly or separately, … Continue reading “New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Discusses Divorce’s Impact On Taxes”

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Discusses Enforcement Of Prenuptial Agreements

A prenuptial agreement, also known as a premarital agreement or “prenup”, is a contract entered into by a couple prior to getting married or entering a civil union. It defines the rights and obligations of each party in the event of a divorce or the death of either party. Among other things, premarital agreement typically … Continue reading “New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Discusses Enforcement Of Prenuptial Agreements”

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Discusses Mistakes To Avoid When Seeking Child Custody

If you are in the process of divorce and child custody determinations, it is easy to feel overwhelmed and ill-equipped. Many parents have no prior experience with the child custody issues in New Jersey. For that reason, there are common “pitfalls” to avoid that can help ensure a successful child custody outcome for you and … Continue reading “New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Discusses Mistakes To Avoid When Seeking Child Custody”

ERGGs, An Effective Tool For Economic Development

As seen in the Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal In 2009, New Jersey adopted an Economic Stimulus Act (the “Act”), which created the Economic Redevelopment Grant Growth program (“ERGG”). ERGG is a State tax increment financing law that authorizes incentive grants to developers in the form of rebates of up to 75% of certain State … Continue reading “ERGGs, An Effective Tool For Economic Development”

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer: Study Examines In-law Relationships And How They Can Affect Marriage

At one time or another, we have all wondered: What is the key component to ensure longevity in a marriage? A recent research study reveals some interesting information about the nature of in-law relationships and divorce. Establishing a meaningful relationship with your in-laws may play a significant role in whether your marriage will succeed or … Continue reading “New Jersey Divorce Lawyer: Study Examines In-law Relationships And How They Can Affect Marriage”

Please Join Us Wednesday January 16, 2013 Breakfast Seminar

An Atlantic/Cape May Chapter of the NJSCPA Education FoundationEvent Presented ByThe Tax & Business Practice Group of Cooper Levenson Attorneys at Law This program will cover the following: An update on the state of the Federal Income Tax and Estate laws currently under discussion in Washington. The Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act that was … Continue reading “Please Join Us Wednesday January 16, 2013 Breakfast Seminar”

Defining “Disability” and “Reasonable Accommodation”

Although employers may want to hire employees with disabilities, they often are confused and uncertain about the rights and expectations for, first, defining “disability” and, second, just what it means to ensure the workplace can accommodate the employee appropriately. The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) both require an … Continue reading “Defining “Disability” and “Reasonable Accommodation””