Monthly Archives: February 2013

Capehart Scatchard Shareholder Addresses North Carolina Bar Association

Mt. Laurel, NJ – Noted estate planning attorney, Thomas D. Begley, III was the keynote speaker at the 17th Annual Elder Law Symposium sponsored by the North Carolina Bar Association at the Pine Needles Conference Center in Southern Pines, NC. Begley detailed the manner in which an attorney represents individuals with disabilities along with their […]

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Capehart Scatchard Attorneys Address SJCA on Law of Torts

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Capehart Scatchard Executive Committee Member, Betsy G. Ramos, Esq. and associate, Charles F. Holmgren, Esq. spoke on the “Law of Torts” at a recent CLE seminar sponsored by the South Jersey Claims Association. Their presentation focused on the law of negligence and intentional torts in New Jersey.

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Making Sure Your Will and Your Wishes Are Met

In 2005, Edwin Fisher executed a Will which established two trusts for the benefit of his wife.  The trusts were established to minimize death taxes upon their deaths.  His wife predeceased him.  He died in 2008.  The remainder of one trust was to be distributed among a variety of charities.  The other trust was to […]

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ADA / FMLA Newsletter — Volume 1

Newsletter ADA / FMLA Newsletter The Family & Medical Leave Act: Recent Cases Construing Coverage By John H. Geaney , Esq. The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is an important piece of federal legislation which appears deceptively simple. However, recent case law on the issue of who is covered under the FMLA has shown […]

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Class Action Lawsuits and Arbitration Clauses In Consumer Financing Agreements

Article Class Action Lawsuits and Arbitration Clauses In Consumer Financing Agreements by Peter S. Bejsiuk Reprinted with the permission of the New Jersey Lawyer © 2002 Class action lawsuits, both in the state and federal courts, have been the bane of lenders in consumer financing arrangements. Over the years, there has been a proliferation in […]

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Clarification of Attorneys Fees and Damages Under Consumer Fraud Act

Article Clarification of Attorneys Fees and Damages Under Consumer Fraud Act by Betsy G. Ramos , Esq. In several recent Consumer Fraud Act cases, New Jersey courts have clarified the law concerning the award of attorneys fees, expert fees, and treble damages. Although two of the cases dealt with claims involving homeowner improvement construction contracts, […]

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A Review of Recent Developments Under CEPA

by Armando V. Riccio , Esq. This article provides a brief synopsis of important developments under the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act of 1986 (“CEPA”), also known as New Jersey’s whistleblower law. Over the summer our State Supreme Court rendered three important decisions under CEPA. The Court’s decisions in Estate of Roach v. TRW, […]

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Use Caution With UTMA Accounts

Many of you have been in this situation. Grandma or Aunt Tillie wants to give your child money or stock – not enough to warrant some more aggressive estate planning techniques, but enough that the donor wants the funds to be invested for the long term.  This is where the Uniform Transfer to Minors Act […]

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