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McGrogan v. Till, 167 N.J. 414, 771 A.2d 1187 (2001) NJ: Underlying criminal investigation Student Contributor: Jennifer Hanley Facts: The client hired the lawyer to represent him in connection with a criminal investigation. The client subsequently files a legal malpractice claim against the...
While each estate administration presents different facts - the terms of the Will or Trust, the amount and composition of the assets, each estate in New Jersey goes through the same 3 stages: · Probate. The first stage is when the...
Bans on court use of sharia/international law: Bills withdrawn in Minnesota and New Jersey, Kansas House attaches ban to unrelated bill
The last several weeks in the examination bans on court use of sharia/international law have seen something new: while such bans have been voted down in committee before for t he first time authors are starting to withdraw the bills outright. Minnesota’s SB 2281 was withdrawn the day it was...
Some of our friends suggested that we honor the NCAA basketball tournament by engaging in a little bracketology. Presumably, they want us to run some legal concepts, cases, or personalities through brackets, ultimately selecting an overall champion. For those five or six of you who did not fill out...
Lovett v. Estate of Lovett, 250 N.J. Super. 79, 593 A.2d 382 (Ch. Div. 1991) NJ: Underlying will and estate contest Student Contributor: James Quinn Facts: Plaintiffs are two former guardians and children of decedent, who passed away during this action. They allege malpractice by attorney in...