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Depositions in California are the topic of this article. Depositions in California are authorized by Code of Civil Procedure section 2025.010 which states in pertinent part that, “Any party may obtain discovery … by taking in California the oral deposition of any person, including any party to the action. The...
A recent decision by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals requires that a false statement must be material in order to be actionable under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.  Jensen v. Pressler & Pressler, and Midland Funding, LLC, Case No. 14-2808 (3rd Cir. 2015). The Court reaffirmed the...
In this article I examine an unpublished case issued by the New Jersey Appellate Division in which the court affirmed a trial court's decision to bar expert testimony in a legal malpractice case because the expert's opinions were determined to be inadmissible net opinions. Read the Article at: Revisiting the Net...
In this article I offer a brief summary of New Jersey law governing the termination of a minority shareholder's employment in a closely held corporation.  As the article explains, the minority shareholder's employment and benefits are often valued higher than the stock interest. Read the Article at: Terminating The Employment of...
A law enacted in 2010 called the New Jersey Foreclosure Fairness Act (“NJFFA”), found in N.J.S.A. 2A:50-69 to -71, offers valuable protections to residential tenants living in foreclosed properties. Specifically, new owners of a property acquired through foreclosure are required to serve residential tenants with a detailed written notice...

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