Business Law Blog

Tax Law Blog post – The line between business and personal finance is often blurred. When should you graduate from one-man show to a LLC or S-Corp (or other entity)?

By Gary R. Botwinick, Esq. There is really not a specific rule as to when a self-employed individual should consider incorporating or forming a limited liability company (LLC). However, if the work is expected to continue for more than just a brief period of time, it is worthwhile to consider the factors weighing in favor

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At the Intersection of Social Media, Text Messages, Tweets, Screen Shots and the New Jersey Rules of Evidence: State v. Hannah.

By Matheu D. Nunn, Esq. On December 20, 2016, the Appellate Division (Judge Leone) published the decision of State v. Hannah. The case itself — a de novo appeal from a conviction in Municipal Court — is not of great importance (other than to Ms. Hannah). However, this case is an important published decision that centers

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Employment Law Blog post – New Bill May Eliminate Effectiveness and Use of Severance and Separation Agreements

By Timothy J. Ford, Esq. and Law Clerk Daniel Parziale In September 2016, New Jersey Senators Nia H. Gill and Loretta Weinberg introduced S2535 (Senate Bill), a bill to amend Title 34 to prohibit employers from utilizing severance pay agreements to limit a former employee’s right to sue for gender based workplace discrimination and harassment.

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Business Law Blog post: Time to Look at Your Resident Agreement – Certain Binding Arbitration Agreements Barred for Healthcare Facilities Who Accept Medicare and Medicaid

By Timothy Ford, Esq. On September 28, 2016, the United States Department of Health and Human Services revised regulations that may substantively impact resident agreements related to dispute resolution between residents and facilities.  Effective November 28, 2016, long-term care facilities who participate in Medicaid and Medicare (including nursing homes and assisted living facilities) are prohibited

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