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Landlord Not Liable For Shooting Death At Rental Property

Landlord Sued for Wrongful Death After Assailant Shoots Four Guests At House Party, Killing One A landlord’s worst nightmare is someone getting hurt, or worse, shot and killed on their rental property, and then getting sued for wrongful death...

Vetstein Law Group, P.C.
Title Insurance Companies Balk At Insuring Foreclosed Properties

Policy Changes Make It Harder To Insure Foreclosed/REO Properties In the aftermath of the Supreme Judicial Court’s ruling, [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ], in Pinti v. Emigrant Mortgage...

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
Transfer on Death Deeds Now Valid in Texas

Texas property owners now have a new tool to avoid probate. Effective September 1, 2015, Texas Estate Code Section 114.151 allows for Transfer on Death Deeds, [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this legislation: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ...

Christopher G. Hill
A Construction Stitch in Time

It’s a cliche for a reason that “A Stitch in Time Saves Nine.” Why? Because it is almost always cheaper and more efficient in the long run to get something right the first time than to fix it later. This old adage is true in life, and...

Peter J. Gallagher
New Jersey Supreme Court Answers Burning Question: When is a Converted Garage a "Building" Under New Jersey's Anti-Eviction Act?

When my wife and I lived in Hoboken, one of our favorite restaurants was Court Street . It is located on the corner of Sixth Avenue and Court Street. We went there at least once a week for most of the time we lived in Hoboken. (Great food, good atmosphere...

Christopher G. Hill
The Cloud Dissipates (a bit)

Remember HB 1265, [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this legislation: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ], that I discussed here at Musings back on February 6, 2012? Well, thanks to the efforts of the AGC of Virginia among other groups affected by...