New Jersey Officials Announce Child Support Amnesty Week

Back in 2004, the state of New Jersey held “Child Support Amnesty Week,” a program designed to provide delinquent parents with warrants issued for their arrest with the opportunity to try to work out a repayment plan absent the threat of incarceration. The program ultimately proved to be a great success, collecting more than $1 … Continue reading “New Jersey Officials Announce Child Support Amnesty Week”

An iGaming Progress Report

As you all are aware, the U.S. Internet gaming (“iGaming”) debate is no longer a hypothetical one, nor is the question of whether a federal bill will pass before state-by-state regulation occurs While the latest attempts to pass a federal iGaming bill failed,and although several federal iGaming bills have been proposed since then, gamblers in … Continue reading “An iGaming Progress Report”

Russell Lichtenstein, Esq. Successfully Defends Atlantic City Casino Against Multi-million Dollar Lawsuit

After three weeks of trial testimony it only took a jury three hours to return a verdict in favor of Russell L. Lichtenstein’s clients, an Atlantic City casino and its employee. The Plaintiff, a casino guest, demanded almost $10 million in damages, asserting that he was injured when he collided with an employee while crossing … Continue reading “Russell Lichtenstein, Esq. Successfully Defends Atlantic City Casino Against Multi-million Dollar Lawsuit”

Divorce And The Division Of Retirement Accounts

When the difficult decision to pursue a divorce is finally made, the soon-to-be split couple will have a multitude of issues they will likely need resolved, including the payment of alimony and child support, the resolution of any child custody disputes and, of course, the division of marital property. While this division of marital property … Continue reading “Divorce And The Division Of Retirement Accounts”

The Fast Food And Self-service Industry: The Mode Of Operation Doctrine

On March 3, 2014, the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court ruled that the “mode of operation” rule does not automatically apply to every accident occurring in a fast food or self-service business. In a two to one decision, the Court overturned the plaintiff’s verdict in Prioleau v Kentucky Fried Chicken, Inc. et … Continue reading “The Fast Food And Self-service Industry: The Mode Of Operation Doctrine”

Lobbyist Spouses Tell Separate Stories Regarding Marital Assets

In dividing marital property, many divorcing spouses agree on a settlement without having a judge intervene. However, when complex assets are at stake — for example, stock options, retirement plans, real estate and business assets — some disputes in New Jersey require a judge to decide on the equitable distribution of property. “Equitable,” mind you, is … Continue reading “Lobbyist Spouses Tell Separate Stories Regarding Marital Assets”

Factors to determine whether to bring suit in Federal Court

Date: 04/09/2014 Publication: Website CooperLevenson Publication: Website Summary: This article is intended as an outline of some of the factors that should be considered in determining whether to bring suit in the Federal Courts at the trial level; the article is limited to those factors involving the Federal Courts created pursuant to U.S. Const. Art. … Continue reading “Factors to determine whether to bring suit in Federal Court”

Compimentary Breakfast Seminar The Changing Landscape Of Health Care Reform: What You Need To Know To Avoid Penalties And Create Cost-efficient, Compliant Benefit Strategies

Recent changes to the Affordable Care Act have triggered a wave of uncertainty about the efficacy of the law — and have given employers some wiggle room to plan accordingly. Taking time to thoughtfully understand the updated provisions will enable you to properly assess your existing benefits program, review potential options and strategies and make … Continue reading “Compimentary Breakfast Seminar The Changing Landscape Of Health Care Reform: What You Need To Know To Avoid Penalties And Create Cost-efficient, Compliant Benefit Strategies”

Ken Calemmo Named Community Leader Of The Year

The Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce will honor Kenneth J. Calemmo, Jr., Chief Operating Officer of Cooper Levenson, at its Centennial Anniversary Installation & Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Calemmo will receive the Chamber’s John G. FitzPatrick and Redenia Gilliam-Mosee Community Leader of the Year Award. The event also will honor Tony … Continue reading “Ken Calemmo Named Community Leader Of The Year”

8 Cooper Levenson Attorneys Honored As Super Lawyers And Rising Stars

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – March 20, 2014 – Four Cooper Levensonpartners – Lewis B. April, Randolph C. Lafferty, Russell L. Lichtenstein and Jill T. Ojserkis – were named to the 2014 New Jersey Super Lawyerslist, a designation awarded to just 5 percent of the lawyers in the State. The 2014 New Jersey Rising Star list … Continue reading “8 Cooper Levenson Attorneys Honored As Super Lawyers And Rising Stars”