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An occasional review of fascinating matters in New Jersey law – by Justin Marcus Smith

Tagged: commercial lease

A recent unpublished (therefore, non-precedential) Appellate Division decision, Herz v. 141 Bloomfield Ave. Corp. (App. Div. 2015), illustrates a typical flashpoint between landlord and tenant, especially commercial landlords and tenants: Who is responsible for what kind of maintenance to the property? The tenant sued the landlord for “lost profits,” alleging that the landlord had permitted […]

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A recent unpublished (therefore, non-precedential) Appellate Division decision, Herz v. 141 Bloomfield Ave. Corp. (App. Div. 2015), illustrates the danger of getting the signature lines wrong on a commercial lease. The commercial tenant was a corporation. The corporation’s president signed the lease as “President.” Although the lease contained language specifying the tenant’s president would be […]

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