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 […]

A SUBLEASE VIOLATION COSTS TENANT ITS LEASE; COURT ALLOWS EVICTION

By Christopher J. Hanlon, Esq. an attorney protecting the rights of the landlord Don’t assume knowledge of a violation of a lease provision will allow you to avoid eviction.  A recent NJ decision involving a commercial landlord and tenant is significant, in part, because it originates from the Appellate Division and therefore it is binding […]

Is your New Jersey Tenant Filing for Bankruptcy? Take action now to protect your rent.

By Christopher J. Hanlon, Esq. an experienced attorney for Landlords. Commercial Landlords: Four Important Questions to Ask When a Tenant Files for Bankruptcy With the downturn in the residential and commercial real estate market, a number of commercial tenants are experiencing financial difficulties. In turn, this can lead to problems for commercial landlords, most importantly, […]

Landlord’s Beware: Commercial Tenant Failure to Obtain Municipal Permits Not Grounds For Eviction

The New Jersey Appellate Division in an unpublished decision, Cesar S. Arredondo v. Nersy Pujols, Docket No. A-5459-05T25459-05T2, ruled that breaches of both of a lease provision and a New Jersey statute for failing to obtain municipal permits before commencing construction work were NOT grounds for evicting a commercial tenant.  Although very fact specific to […]

Landlord’s Beware: Commercial Tenant Failure to Obtain Municipal Permits Not Grounds For Eviction

The New Jersey Appellate Division in an unpublished decision, Cesar S. Arredondo v. Nersy Pujols, Docket No. A-5459-05T25459-05T2, ruled that breaches of both of a lease provision and a New Jersey statute for failing to obtain municipal permits before commencing construction work were NOT grounds for evicting a commercial tenant.  Although very fact specific to […]