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Residential Apartment Security Deposit Law Update

By Bruce E. Gudin, Esq. A recurring issue in New Jersey Landlord Tenant Law is the treatment and handling of a residential tenant’s security deposit.  The essence of a residential apartment security deposit is to protect the landlord against a tenant’s failure to follow up on his or her...

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Clogs? What To Look For When Hiring Help

By Tony Gomes Dealing with any type of plumbing issue can be overwhelming, especially if it’s related to your drain or sewer lines. You need to ensure that any company you hire specializes in drain and sewer services of all scopes. You want a team of experts dedicated to providing solutions for...

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Fumbles

By Todd A. Smith The expectations on how a product will perform or service completed will obtain the first sale for a company. The results will determine how efficiently a company earns a second sale.  The referee has placed the football between the hash marks, and the clock is ticking, the...

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New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Law

By Mark Diana The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) recently issued proposed regulations to implement the New Jersey paid sick leave law (PSLL), which goes into effect on October 29, 2018. The proposed regulations address many questions New Jersey employers have...

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Important Updated Fire Safety Information

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has approved regulations that will adopt the 2015 International Fire Code, with New Jersey-specific amendments, as the State Fire Prevention Code. The state currently utilizes the 2006 International Fire Code. This new code will take effect on...

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Small Claims Big Headaches

By Jed Sampson The feeling of relief after completing an eviction on a tenant who owed multiple months of back rent can be followed quickly with the nauseating sensation when they leave owing thousands, and small claims seems to be the only answer.  My suggestion…avoid it.    Filing...

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The Fuel For Success Is?

By Todd Smith Attitude!  “A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results.” Wade Boggs, Hall of Fame Baseball Player Why another article on attitude? For the same reason, a person takes their car to...

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Phone Lines and Your Fire Alarm System

By  Brian Arenofsky Traditionally a fire alarm system in a commercial building that required monitoring at a central station required 2 telephone lines, one of which had to be dedicated to the fire alarm system only.  The second line which was for redundancy could be a shared house line...

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