Family Business Succession Planning: Why You Should Revisit Your Estate Plan Today

Now is the time you should revisit your current estate plan! In August of this year, the U.S. Department of Treasury released proposed regulation designed to eliminate valuation discounts for transfer of interest in family-controlled entities. These proposed regulations, if passed, would mean increased estate taxes on the death of owners of family businesses, possibly […]

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Permit Extension Act 2016

On June 30, 2016 Governor Christie signed an extension of the Permit Extension Act for projects located in counties impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Those counties, as defined within the bill, are Atlantic, Bergen, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and Union counties. The bill tolls the running of the approval period until December 31, […]

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Permit Extension Act

Please be aware that the Permit Extension Act is expiring on December 31, 2015. The clock will begin to run again on January 1, 2016 and no approvals will extend beyond June 30, 2016 unless the approval would have extended beyond June 30, 2016 without the benefit of the Act.  If you have an approval […]

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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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Noteworthy Spring 2015

Enter article text here: On October 24, 2014, our firm was honored by Children’s Aid & Family Services at its Food and Wine fundraising event. It was a special tribute, and most of us were able to turn out for a great evening. Being honored by Children’s Aid & Family Services was especially sweet for […]

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Shortening Time to Sue Can Be Permissible

Employment law and the litigation that so often follows, or even occurs during the employer/employee relationship, is constantly evolving as each side tries to get the upper hand on the other. In June, 2014, the New Jersey Appellate Division decided to uphold a lower court ruling in which an employment application contained a provision shortening […]

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