Community Associations Law

The representation of community associations such as condominiums, cooperatives and other planned unit developments has become increasingly more sophisticated as the courts and the New Jersey legislature have sought to regulate this area of the law.

  Introduction: In a bid to ensure the safety and structural integrity of condominiums and cooperatives, New Jersey has recently implemented a groundbreaking Structural Inspection Law.  Signed into law on January 8, 2024, P.L.2003, c.214, S2760/A4384, (to read the entire statute click here) aims to establish a framework for regular inspections of condominium and cooperative […]

CO-OP PROPRIETARY LEASES – A GUIDE TO SELLING Cancelling a proprietary lease and stock certificate in a cooperative association in New Jersey typically involves a series of legal and administrative steps. Keep in mind that this process can be complex, and it is advisable to consult with an attorney who specializes in real estate or […]

Introduction: Condominium living has gained immense popularity in New Jersey, offering a unique housing option for individuals seeking the benefits of homeownership without the responsibilities of maintaining an entire property. While condominiums provide numerous advantages, there may come a time when termination becomes necessary due to various reasons. This article aims to provide a comprehensive […]

Lithium-ion battery-powered bikes have become increasingly popular among commuters and cyclists. They offer an eco-friendly and efficient way to travel, making them a favorite choice among those who want to reduce their carbon footprint. However, with the rise in the number of e-bike users, many condominium associations have started to consider banning lithium-ion battery bikes. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Partner, Thomas C. Martin was tapped to prepare an article for the New Jersey Community Associations Institute for its next upcoming magazine publication called Community Trends. Mr. Martin’s article will discuss and address pending legislation in New Jersey impacting community associations and the impact of Covid 19 on efforts to enforce the master deed […]

The Firm is proud to announce that the New Jersey Legislative Action Committee has been named the Legislative Action Committee of the year by the National Board of Trustees of the Community Associations Institute. Partner Thomas C. Martin, Esq. is a long-standing member of the New Jersey Legislative Action Committee and is on the forefront […]