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On Saturday, April 9, 2022, the Somerset County Bar Association held its first annual Land Use Symposium at Raritan Valley Community College. The event, organized and chaired by Edward Purcell, Esq., included seminars for experienced board members along with the basic course in land use law and planning required by the State of New Jersey […]

The Firm is proud to announce that New Jersey Lawyer published an article authored by Karen Edler, Esq, entitled Home Instruction a Practitioner’s Guide in its April 2022 Special Education edition. The article is a guide to the myriad of variables involved in ensuring students receive appropriate home instruction under the law. To read her […]

Greg Meese prevailed in an appellate challenge to variance approvals secured on behalf of a developer of a self-storage facility in Glen Rock. The Appellate Division decision, issued on Friday, February 18, 2022, in MSO, INC. and 208 GLEN ROCK ASSOCIATES, LLC, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. THE PLANNING BOARD OF THE BOROUGH OF GLEN ROCK and SS […]

Greg Meese and Edward Purcell co-edited the fifteenth edition of the Land Use Citator, an annual compendium of case law and statutory and regulatory enactments that impact land development and property rights in New Jersey. Published by the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education, the Land Use Citator is the course material for the […]

Partner, Thomas C. Martin, a long-standing member of the Legislative Action Committee of the New Jersey Community Associations Institute is pleased to announce the Legislative Action Committee has been voted the 2021 Committee of the Year. The New Jersey Community Associations Institute is a volunteer non-profit organization which fosters the needs and interests of the […]

The Firm is pleased to announce that Partner, Thomas C. Martin, Esq. has been re-appointed as Member-At-Large of the Executive Committee of the Transportation Lawyers Association (the “TLA”) for the years 2022-2023. The TLA assists providers and commercial users of all modes of domestic and international transportation and supply chain solutions to stay ahead of […]

On November 29, 2021, the Superior Court, Appellate Division held that the firm’s client, the Eastern Korean Presbytery of Presbyterian Church (USA), was the proper entity to control the assets of the defunct Palisades Presbyterian Church in Old Tappan, NJ. Former members of the Church unsuccessfully argued that they should have been awarded ownership and […]

As part of his Community Association Law practice, Partner, Thomas C. Martin, has been appointed to the Building Structural Integrity Committee of the New Jersey Community Associations Institute. The Building Structural Integrity Committee was formed to consider and propose legislation, inspections and regulations governing reserve funds and repairs to common element structural items in community […]

The Fair Chance in Housing Law-What Landlords and Realtors Should Know. Edward W. Purcell, Esq. On June 18, 2021 Governor Murphy signed P.L. 2021, c. 110 (“Chapter 110”), also known as the “Fair Chance in Housing Law.” Chapter 110 gives rights to certain persons with criminal backgrounds with respect to their housing opportunities. Put simply, […]

Partner Thomas C. Martin is proud to announce his most recent article for the Community Associations Institute’s magazine Community Trends. Entitled, Wish You Were Here: Pending Legislation Regarding Participation In Meetings Via Remote Means,” his article explores the current state of the law on remote video meetings and legislative efforts to make remote video meetings […]

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