Gifting Your Small Business to a Family Member: What to Do Next

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Small Business Attorney A parent is no longer interested in operating her NJ business and wants to transfer it to her son. The business owns very few assets and has only $1600 in a business checking account. The business is registered in NJ not […]

Converting a Sole Proprietorship to LLC in New Jersey

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ LLC Attorney There are a number of benefits to operating a business as a sole proprietorship. Sole proprietorships are easy to form and operate and cost little to create. There are a few administrative costs and burdens, and income and losses are simply reported […]

Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Elder Care Attorney What is PACE? PACE stands for Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly. It is an innovative Medicare program that provides individuals age 55 and older comprehensive medical and social services provided by a team of professionals in a community-based center […]

Impairment of Franchise Rights Warrant the Issuance of an Injunction

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Franchise Law Attorney The impairment of franchise rights has been found to constitute irreparable harm in the federal and state courts justifying the imposition of an injunction. In one NJ federal district court case, a preliminary injunction requested an injunction case asserting antitrust violations […]

Harm to Trade Secrets and Customer Relationships Justifying an Injunction in Federal and State Court

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Restrictive Covenants Law Firm The disclosure of trade secrets and the interference with customer relationships have been considered irreparable harm warranting injunctive relief in both federal and state court. Federal courts faced with requests for injunctive relief ”have shown a willingness to issue injunctions […]

When Can Medicare Stop Paying for Skilled Care and Rehabilitation

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Medicaid Attorney Often times families and patients are told by representatives of a nursing home or outpatient Medicare provider that Medicare will not pay for continued rehab, therapy or care because the patient is not improving. But is this policy legal? The short answer […]