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"Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs:" New Jersey Supreme Court Holds That Homeowners' Associations Cannot Ban Political Signs

It is an issue we have reported on before ( here ), but yesterday [6/13/12] the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that homeowners' associations may not entirely ban homeowners from displaying political signs. In Mazdabrook Commons Homeowners' Association v. Khan , the New Jersey Supreme Court held...

Funny, I Didn’t See the Double Homicide in the Seller’s Disclosure!

Do sellers of real estate have a duty to warn potential buyers about murders or suicides that occurred at the property they are trying to sell? The answer in most states, somewhat surprisingly, is no. As MSNBC reported in a recent article, " 3 BR, hot tub, 3 murders: How homicide homes hold their...

Changing Tide In Foreclosure Litigation? Courts Taking Closer Look When Defendants Assert Lack Of Standing At Last Minute

In a series of recent decisions, New Jersey courts appear to be taking a stance against defendants raising, as a last-minute defense, that a party lacks standing to foreclose. This is good news for lenders and their assignees, who, prior to these decisions, faced the prospect of proceeding to final judgment...