In Guiser v. Seiber the Superior Court quashed the appeal, in part, because the appellant did not wait for the trial court to rule on post-sentence motions and enter judgment. But the Court did review an order granting injuctive relief because a party has a right to appeal immediately from such relief. The Court held that the … Read more
The New Jersey Supreme Court determined in Crispino v. Twp. of Sparta that the methodology for valuing a special assessment under the Dam, Lake and Stream Project Fund for an improvement on a private lake community’s dam is the same methodology found in Title 40. Under that test, the Court invalidated the special assessment at issue, … Read more
In Christian Mission John 3:16 v. Passaic City, the New Jersey Supreme Court held that “actual use” of a property to store items or a religious nature or related to the operation of a church” can be sufficient to qualify for tax exemption under N.J.S.A. 54:4-3.6.
After final judgment in a foreclosure action in favor of the mortgagee was entered, the defendant homeowners moved to vacate the judgment, arguing that the entire case doctrine precluded to foreclosure action. The mortgagee-homeowners had previously filed suit in federal court against the mortgagee’s predecessor in interest and insurance companies in an action related to … Read more
In this action, Hoboken passed two ordinances after a developer received final approval to build to residential towers on the Hudson River. The developer claimed that it should not be subject to the ordinances, as they are zoning regulations and Section 52(a) of the Municipal Land Use Law mandates that no new zoning regulations may … Read more
#Easement #EminentDomain #LandUse #RealProperty 4/16/2020 — This appeal is the result of 63 consolidated appeals over a Superstorm Sandy ruling granting the DEP permanent easements over beachfront property owners’ property to reduce the risk of flooding. In State v. North Beach 1003, LLC, 451 N.J. Super. 214 (App. Div. 2017), the Appellate Division ruled in … Read more