New Jersey Construction Lien Filings After Bankruptcy Permitted?

THIRD CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS ADDRESSES WHETHER CONSTRUCTION LIENS UNDER NEW JERSEY LAW VIOLATE THE BANKRUPTCY STAY The Third Circuit Court of Appeals on March 30, 2017 issued an opinion that two New Jersey construction suppliers who had filed liens violated the bankruptcy automatic stay. The construction liens, in typical fashion, had been filed by […]

Enforcing Construction Lien Claims in New Jersey

Many contractors have broad comprehension of the hoops that are needed to file a lien claim under New Jersey’s Construction Lien Law (N.J.S.A. 2A:44A-1 et seq., the “CLL”). Many use to file their construction liens. While many significant changes were made in the latest round of the New Jersey Construction Lien Law Amendments, much of the law was kept […]

New Jersey Slams Residential Contractors: Files Suit against Several Companies & Owners

Some Northern New Jersey residential home improvement companies have been sued by the state Attorney General’s office and the State Division of Consumer Affairs.  Steming from complaints from nearly 70 consumers, including five from Monmouth County, six from Middlesex County, four from Union County, three from Somerset County and one from Morris County, the allegations […]