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Michael J. Dillon

Construction, Transportation & Shipping, Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice
Status:  In Good Standing           

Paula M. Dillon

Construction, Transportation & Shipping, Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice
Status:  In Good Standing           

Alan L. Krumholz

Construction, Transportation & Shipping, Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice
Status:  In Good Standing           

Peter Albert Sullivan

Construction, Litigation, Patent, International Intellectual Property
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  28 Years
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Ashley Lauren Turner

Construction Contracts, Insurance
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  10 Years

Patrick Murray

Construction Contracts
Status:  In Good Standing           

Alysia Proko Smickley

Government, Construction Contracts, Land Use & Zoning
Status:  In Good Standing           

Brian Tribuna

Construction Contracts, Tax, Real Estate, International
Status:  In Good Standing           

Thomas Matthew Jackson

Business & Trade, Construction, Litigation
Status:  Inactive           Licensed:  32 Years

Nicholas Filocco

Construction Contracts, Immigration, Products Liability
Status:  In Good Standing           

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LEGAL TERMS

NUISANCE

Something that interferes with the use of property by being irritating, offensive, obstructive or dangerous. Nuisances include a wide range of conditions, every... (more...)
Something that interferes with the use of property by being irritating, offensive, obstructive or dangerous. Nuisances include a wide range of conditions, everything from a chemical plant's noxious odors to a neighbor's dog barking. The former would be a 'public nuisance,' one affecting many people, while the other would be a 'private nuisance,' limited to making your life difficult, unless the dog was bothering others. Lawsuits may be brought to abate (remove or reduce) a nuisance. See quiet enjoyment, attractive nuisance.

TENANCY IN COMMON

A way two or more people can own property together. Each can leave his or her interest upon death to beneficiaries of his choosing instead of to the other owner... (more...)
A way two or more people can own property together. Each can leave his or her interest upon death to beneficiaries of his choosing instead of to the other owners, as is required with joint tenancy. In some states, two people are presumed to own property as tenants in common unless they've agreed otherwise in writing.

SECURITY DEPOSIT

A payment required by a landlord to ensure that a tenant pays rent on time and keeps the rental unit in good condition. If the tenant damages the property or le... (more...)
A payment required by a landlord to ensure that a tenant pays rent on time and keeps the rental unit in good condition. If the tenant damages the property or leaves owing rent, the landlord can use the security deposit to cover what the tenant owes.

USE TAX

A tax imposed by a state to compensate for the sales tax lost when an item is purchased outside of the state, but is used within the state. For example, you buy... (more...)
A tax imposed by a state to compensate for the sales tax lost when an item is purchased outside of the state, but is used within the state. For example, you buy your car in a state that has no sales tax, but you live across the border in a state that does have a sales tax. When you bring your car home and register it in your state, the state taxing authority will bill you for the sales tax it would have collected had you bought the car within the state.

EVIDENCE

The many types of information presented to a judge or jury designed to convince them of the truth or falsity of key facts. Evidence typically includes testimony... (more...)
The many types of information presented to a judge or jury designed to convince them of the truth or falsity of key facts. Evidence typically includes testimony of witnesses, documents, photographs, items of damaged property, government records, videos and laboratory reports. Rules that are as strict as they are quirky and technical govern what types of evidence can be properly admitted as part of a trial. For example, the hearsay rule purports to prevent secondhand testimony of the 'he said, she said' variety, but the existence of dozens of exceptions often means that hairsplitting lawyers can find a way to introduce such testimony into evidence. See also admissible evidence, inadmissible evidence.

ELEMENTS (OF A CASE)

The component parts of a legal claim or cause of action. To win a lawsuit, a plaintiff must prove every element of a legal claim. For example, here are the elem... (more...)
The component parts of a legal claim or cause of action. To win a lawsuit, a plaintiff must prove every element of a legal claim. For example, here are the elements of a breach of contract claim: There was a valid contract. The plaintiff performed as specified by the contract. The defendant failed to perform as specified by the contract. The plaintiff suffered an economic loss as a result of the defendant's breach of contract.

WORDS OF PROCREATION

Language used to leave property to a person and his or her descendants, which typically take the form 'to A, and the heirs of his body,' where A is the person r... (more...)
Language used to leave property to a person and his or her descendants, which typically take the form 'to A, and the heirs of his body,' where A is the person receiving the property.

DIRECTOR

A member of the governing board of a corporation, typically elected at an annual meeting of the shareholders. Directors are responsible for making important bus... (more...)
A member of the governing board of a corporation, typically elected at an annual meeting of the shareholders. Directors are responsible for making important business decisions -- especially those that legally bind the corporation -- leaving day-to-day management to officers and employees of the corporation. For example, a decision to borrow money, lease an office or buy real property would normally be authorized by the board of directors. However, in the small business world, where it is common for owners to be directors, officers and employees simultaneously, distinctions dividing the roles and responsibilities of these groups are often blurred.

BASIS

For income and capital gains tax purposes, the value that is used to determine profit or loss when property is sold. Often the basis is what you paid for the pr... (more...)
For income and capital gains tax purposes, the value that is used to determine profit or loss when property is sold. Often the basis is what you paid for the property, 'adjusted' to reflect improvements made or damage incurred while you own the property. See stepped-up basis, carryover basis.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

Richard A. Pulaski Construction Co. v. Air Frame Hangars, Inc.

Although procedurally complex, the facts underlying this case are readily stated. In February 1996, Air Frame Hangars, Inc. (Air Frame), [1] a foreign business corporation authorized to conduct business in New Jersey, entered into a lease with the County of Mercer for the ...

DUGAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. v. New Jersey Turnpike Authority

953 A.2d 764 (2008). 196 NJ 343. DUGAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. v. NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE AUTHORITY. No. C-1176 SEPT TERM2007, 62,723. Supreme Court of New Jersey. July 15, 2008. Petition for certification. Denied.

Marrone v. G & P CONSTRUCTION, INC.

Joseph MARRONE and Jannine Marrone, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. GREER & POLMAN CONSTRUCTION, INC., t/a GP Construction, Inc., Garret N. Greer, Jan Polman, Lester Stucco, Defendants, and Sto Corporation, Sto of New Jersey, Inc., ...