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Bill Reforming NJ Institutional Lien Law Signed by Governor Codey

Published: Jul 13, 2021
After two years, the efforts of the Community Health Law Project and other organizations have finally paid off. On December 13, 2004, the state Assembly passed A-779, and on February 14, 2005, the Senate passed its version of the same bill, S-880, which reforms the way liens are placed on...

COAH Adopts Townhouse Accessibility Requirement

Published: Jul 13, 2021
On December 20, 2004, new rules adopted by the Council on Affordable Housing, the agency responsible for administering New Jersey's Fair Housing Act, went into effect. Notable among the new substantive rules is N.J.A.C. 5:94-4.21(a), which requires that ten percent of all affordable townh...

Exceptions and Appeals Process for Dual Eligibles

Published: Jul 13, 2021
May 7, 2008 David Fish, Regulatory Officer Office of Legal and Regulatory Services Department of Labor and Workforce Development P.O. Box 110, 13th Floor Trenton, N.J. 08625-0110 By ordinary mail and fax to: (609) 292-8246 Re: Comments on Proposed S-RAP Rules and Amend...

Accessible Residential Construction Cases Succeed on Appeal

Published: Jul 13, 2021
On December 1, 2005, the New Jersey Supreme Court affirmed a 2004 appellate court decision that had in turn reversed two Middlesex County trial court decisions. The trial courts had dismissed claims on statute of limitations grounds. David Popiel, senior managing attorney of the Community...

CHLP Wins Case of First Impression, in Appellate Division

Published: Jul 13, 2021
On February 17, 2004, the New Jersey Appellate Division decidedBurns v. Edwards, Jr. (A-2683-02T5), reversing a lower court order establishing a child support obligation on the part of the defendant, whose sole source of income is Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The court accepted the...

Motorized Wheelchair Lemon Law

Published: Jul 13, 2021
New Jersey's wheelchair lemon law, which has been in effect since 1996, is an underutilized tool for those with motorized wheelchairs or scooters that are not functioning properly. If you own or lease a motorized wheelchair or scooter and notify the manufacturer or lessor of the problem w...
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