Online Business Reputation and Defamation Cases: Part 5 ON APPEAL

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann & Wright, a Freehold, NJ Business Litigation Attorney In this 5 part series, I have discussed a case involving a business that claimed defamation against negative online reviews believed to have been made by the defendant to retaliate as their landlord-tenant relationship dissolved. Early on we discussed […]

Online Business Reputation and Defamation Cases: Is there a Legal Remedy for Business Reputation Defamation? Part 1

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann & Wright, a Freehold, NJ Business Litigation Attorney Often landlords and tenants have problems with each other. These disputes commonly end up in court.  In the case Kinda v. Carpenter, an interesting series of events transpired.  The plaintiffs were tenants in a commercial lease. They owned a […]

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 […]

NJ LLC MEMBERS TAKE NOTICE: PROBLEMS ARISING IN FAMILY-OWNED LLC’S

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq., a NJ LLC Law Attorney Many individuals look up to family-owned LLC businesses, as they have been a staple in the American economy. While there have been numerous success stories, it is important to note that not all family-owned LLC’s, also known as Limited Liability Companies, run smoothly. In fact, […]