California Default Judgment Bars Litigation in New Jersey

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann & Wright, a Freehold, NJ Appellate Court Attorney When it comes to deciding the merits of a case, default judgments are final adjudications (a default judgement means one party in a lawsuit failed to answer the complaint).  A court in one state does not generally have the […]

Fighting Unauthorized Use of a Credit Card

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann & Wright, a Freehold, NJ Business and Contract Law Attorney If you or a loved one has gotten charges on his or her credit card that you do not recognize, you are not alone.  Every day, many Americans look at their credit card statements and scratch their […]

Constructive Termination of a Franchise Agreement

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann & Wright, a Freehold, NJ Franchise Law Attorney Constructive termination of a franchise occasionally arises when a manufacturer discontinues a certain line of products, without cutting off complete ties with another party, in terms of their commercial relationship.  There is a popular case that is commonly used […]

How to Get a Non-Paying Defendant to Pay Up Their Debt to You

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann & Wright, a Freehold, NJ Lawsuit Judgement Attorney What happens when a judgment has been entered against a defendant in a lawsuit.  The plaintiff wants his or her money, but for many defendants, they don’t want to pay up. So how does a plaintiff go about forcing […]