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

Tagged: Landlord-Tenant

Tenants who file for bankruptcy pose special challenges to landlords. This is especially so if the tenant has not been paying rent for some time before filing its bankruptcy petition. The Automatic Stay: The “automatic stay” comes into effect the moment a tenant files a bankruptcy petition. The “automatic stay” means all debt collection activity […]

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently predicted that New Jersey would not impose a duty on an individual commercial tenant for a dangerous condition in a common area, at least not where the commercial landlord had agreed to exercise maintenance responsibilities.

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