Grove v. Lutz

Grove v. Lutz involved Seller’s attempt to extend a lease, and collect the lease payments, on a property after Seller had sold the property to Buyers. In 2015, twelve years after Seller sold the property to Buyers, Seller entered into an amended lease to continue to collect rents from a tenant on the property. Even … Read more

Rialto-Capitol Codominiumn Assoc. v. Baldwin Assets Assoc. Renewal Co.

In Rialto-Capitol Codominiumn Assoc. v. Baldwin Assets Assoc. Renewal Co., the NJ Appellate Division permitted a condo association’s claim to proceed to trial. The claim was based on allegations that the actions of the defendants, who installed windows into units of an apartment building, altered the plaintiff’s buildings’ exterior appearance in a way that violated … Read more

Kuhstoss v. Steele

Kuhstoss sued the Steeles after the Steeles consistently used a road on Kuhstoss’s property to access the Steeles’ property. The Steeles filed an answer arguing they were entitled to a prescriptive easement over the property. The trial court granted the Steeles’ Motion for Injunctive Relief, prohibiting Kuhstoss from infringing on the Steeles’ use of the … Read more

Township of Manalapan v. Gentile

After a jury trial, the Township of Manalapan appealed a condemnation award. The issue on appeal was whether the trial court erred when it admitted testimony that the condemned property’s highest and best use would require a variance without first determining whether there is a reasonable probability the variance would be granted. The Appellate Division … Read more