Blogs

Blog posts from EarpCohn attorneys on a range of topics.

Jun 2019

The New Jersey Five-Year Exemption and Abatement Law

As many developers and landlords know, real estate is about location, location, location. In addition to more typical considerations like…

Michael Haviland
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Michael Haviland


Mar 2019

Tenants By The Entireties Asset Protection in New Jersey

At common law, a husband and wife have the right to acquire real estate in New Jersey in a special…

Richard M. Schlaifer
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Richard M. Schlaifer


Mar 2019

The Current and Future State of Cannabis Law In New Jersey

Cannabis law in New Jersey has developed rapidly over the past few years, and recently proposed legislation could mean that…

Michael Haviland
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Michael Haviland


Feb 2019

Developer’s Public Notice Must Adequately Describe the Land Use Sought

When an application seeking a variance or other land use approval from a planning or zoning board requires public notice,…

Richard S. Israel
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Richard S. Israel


Feb 2019

The “Me Too” Movement, Public Policy & Non-Profits

On October 5, 2017 the New York Times published a story regarding decades of sexual harassment claims against Hollywood Mogul…

Michael Kiernan
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Michael Kiernan


Feb 2019

Planning Litigation Costs

Litigation costs are often the deciding factor in whether a business or individual can or should seek a legal remedy….

Michael Kiernan
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Michael Kiernan


Jan 2019

Transferring Development Rights for Property

New Jersey consistently ranks as the most densely populated state in the country. To better assist New Jersey’s municipalities with…

Michael Haviland
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Michael Haviland


Nov 2018

Legacy Letters: Non-Binding but Powerful

6 Considerations When Creating a Legacy Letter The concept of passing on values dates back centuries to Jewish tradition, and…

Stephen Pappaterra
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Stephen Pappaterra


Oct 2018

Is Your Fine Print the Right Fine Print?

I’m a trial attorney who specializes in contract disputes and other business litigation. In my work, much of my time…

Douglas F. Johnson
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Douglas F. Johnson


Sep 2018

Proposed Regulations Issued in Response to Workarounds to Limit on State/Local Tax (SALT) Deduction

The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service have issued proposed regulations under Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code (the…

Bradley S. Cohen, Esq.
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Bradley S. Cohen, Esq.