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Ridgewood Planning Board Clears the Way for Downtown Housing Projects

This past Tuesday marked a major win for the Developers and Wells, Jaworski & Liebman, LLP before the Village Planning Board.    Developers were all smiles as they left Tuesday night’s meeting of the Planning Board, which approved four separate amendments to the village’s master plan, paving the way for high-density, multifamily housing projects downtown. […]

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Firm Announcement: Partner Ken Porro Selected to (201) Magazine’s Top Bergen Lawyers

We are pleased to announce that our partner Ken Porro, Esq. has been selected to 201 Magazine’s list of Top Lawyers in Bergen County.  Thousands of attorneys throughout Bergen County were contacted by PRS (Professional Research Services) and asked who they would recommend within the county in given areas of law.  The Top Lawyers list […]

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Update: Farmland Assessment Act

The New Jersey Legislature has provided for special farmland property tax assessments for land actively put to agricultural or horticultural use.  In order to qualify for the farmland assessment, the property must meet the requirements of the Farmland Assessment Act of 1964. N.J.S.A. 54:4-23.1, et seq. The purpose of the Farmland Assessment Act is to […]

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New Jersey Liquor-License Reform Brewing for New Year

Assemblyman John Burzichelli, D-Gloucester, chairman of the Assembly Appropriations Committee, aims to introduce legislation in mid-January that would update the state’s current liquor-license laws, which critics charge are arcane and the most restrictive in the nation. In New Jersey, such licenses can cost businesses from $50,000 to more than $2 million apiece. The measure will […]

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