NJ Court Upholds Commercial Lease Provision Justifying Early Termination by Landlord

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq., a NJ Landlord & Tenant Attorney Commercial Leases are often among the most complex contracts. They often contain numerous provisions regarding different aspects of the landlord/tenant relationship, including termination provisions that indicate when the landlord is entitled to terminate the lease. A recent NJ Court Case involved such a provision […]

Call it Eminent Domain or Condemnation, the End Result is the same: A Property Owner Gets Compensation for a State “Taking”

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a New Jersey Condemnation Lawyer When a municipality, county or the state government of New Jersey takes aim at private property to be taken for some public purpose, more often than not any resulting litigation is a contest over the fair market value of the property and how much the […]

LANDLORD MUST HAVE SUFFICIENT GROUNDS TO EVICT TENANT

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq., a NJ Landlord/Tenant Attorney  Unfortunately, disputes arise every day between landlords and tenants. Sometimes these disputes escalate to the point where the landlord no longer wishes to rent the property out to the tenant. New Jersey law states that landlords must have sufficient grounds to evict tenants from the property. […]

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 […]

Courts Will Uphold Landlord/Tenants Contract Rights

By Christopher J. Hanlon, a NJ Landlord/Tenant Attorney When you sign a lease as a tenant in New Jersey, you become a party to a contract. As a party to a contract, you have certain rights that will be upheld by the Courts in New Jersey. Courts will generally uphold the lease that both parties […]

Towns Can No Longer Ban Sex Offenders; Can Landlords?

Christopher J. Hanlon, Esq., a NJ Landlord Attorney In what has been viewed by many observers as a landmark decision an Appellate Division panel in the Superior Court of the State of New Jersey ruled in favor of the convicted sex offenders on July 15, 2008 in two consolidated cases challenging municipal restrictions which ban […]