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Landlord Rights and Abandoned Vehicles

Landlord Rights and Abandoned Vehicles

There are rules in place for those New Jersey landlord tenant situations in which a tenant abandons personal property upon vacating the rental unit. The process for disposing of this abandoned property is fairly straightforward. This process, however, does not apply to abandoned vehicles. Abandoned Vehicle: Ticketed and Towed If one of your tenants has … Continue reading Landlord Rights and Abandoned Vehicles

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Well That’s Just GRAT

Well That’s Just GRAT

 A Look at Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts A GRAT is a Grantor Retained Annuity Trust, and the IRS recently investigated whether a specific GRAT – despite its omission of specific key language – remained valid. GRATs allow grantors to transfer property into the irrevocable GRAT and to be granted, in exchange, an annuity (the retained … Continue reading Well That’s Just GRAT

Workers’ Comp – What is a Reopener Claim Petition?

Workers’ Comp – What is a Reopener Claim Petition?

Under New Jersey law, people who are injured in workplace accidents or who develop occupational diseases are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. The benefits that an injured worker receives are based on a number of factors, including their level of impairment, their medical expenses, and whether they have a permanent disability as a result of … Continue reading Workers’ Comp – What is a Reopener Claim Petition?

The Coming and Going Rule

The Coming and Going Rule

Workers’ compensation laws in New Jersey are intended to protect individuals who are injured in the course of their employment. Many questions have been raised regarding what exactly counts as the “course of employment” for the purposes of workers’ compensation coverage. One common question is whether an employee is protected while they are on their … Continue reading The Coming and Going Rule

Medical Marijuana Granted in Workers’ Compensation Cases

Medical Marijuana Granted in Workers’ Compensation Cases

If you get injured on the job in New Jersey, your medical costs should be covered by your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance policy. Generally speaking, workers’ compensation benefits should cover any treatment that is necessary or appropriate for your injury to heal and to relieve your symptoms. These cases can become complicated, however, if a … Continue reading Medical Marijuana Granted in Workers’ Compensation Cases

What is an Estoppel Letter?

What is an Estoppel Letter?

A buyer of a commercial property naturally wants to have all the relevant information about the property before they go through with the purchase. As a common part of the due diligence process, the current landlord will often request that any tenants sign a document called an estoppel letter. Often, a commercial lease agreement will … Continue reading What is an Estoppel Letter?

Are there Different Types Disabilities in Workers Compensation Cases?

Are there Different Types Disabilities in Workers Compensation Cases?

Workers’ compensation laws exist to ensure that individuals who are injured at work will have their medical costs and lost wages covered while their injury heals. However, there are some people who sustain such serious workplace injuries that they may need a significant amount of time to recover or they may never fully recover at … Continue reading Are there Different Types Disabilities in Workers Compensation Cases?