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The Lesser-Known Employment Laws of New Jersey

Most New Jersey attorneys are aware of the LAD and CEPA, but our state also has a number of lesser-known employment laws. In addition, the LAD itself contains some lesser-known provisions. This article provides a brief overview of some of these laws, their requirements, and the repercussions for failing to abide by them.… Read more

What is a Supplemental Needs Trust?

In our November 17, 2020 Trusts and Estates & Elder Law Update, we discussed when a guardianship might be appropriate. In this Update, we will discuss the basics of a Supplemental Needs Trust ("SNT"), a planning technique frequently used for dependents with special needs.… Read more

Sunshine Week Begins With Supreme Court OPRA Case

It's Sunshine Week and this year it kicks off in New Jersey with oral arguments before our Supreme Court in an important Open Public Records Act (OPRA) case. On March 15, 2021, the Supreme Court will hear Bozzi v. City of Jersey City, a case that asks whether a list of names and addresses of dog license holders are accessible under OPRA.… Read more

New Jersey Appellate Court Provides Guidance on License Application Requirements

Four days before NJ Governor Murphy signed into law legislation creating an adult use cannabis industry in New Jersey, a NJ appellate court issued a decision on February 18, 2021 resolving initial appeals from a 2019 round of medical marijuana license applications. The decision allows that 2019 round of applications to move forward after significant delay, but more importantly for people interested in applying for an adult use license, the decision provides the first judicial guidance on a few common application requirements.… Read more