Lechler v. 303 Sunset Ave. Condo. Ass’n, Inc.: Why Amending Your By-Laws to Include Immunity for the Association is Important

In Lechler v. 303 Sunset Ave. Condo. Ass’n, Inc., Plaintiffs appealed from the dismissal of their case at the trial level.  The Appellate Division determined that Plaintiff’s status as a licensee or invitee was not controlling. Instead, the Condominium Act established the Condo Association’s duty to the Plaintiff.  Specifically, the Court held that the Association

Living Wills and POLST: Take Charge of Treatment Preferences and Choices

End-of-life care discussions need to begin when you are healthy and independent and should be part of every individual’s estate plan and health care treatment plan.  Communicating your wishes with your family and having the proper documents in place will improve the end-of-life experience for you and your loved ones.  According to a 2016 Rutgers-Eagleton/New

Discovery of Construction Defects and the Condominium Association

Palisades at Fort Lee Condo Ass’n v. 100 Palisade, LLC, 2017 N.J. LEXIS 845, (N.J. 2017)                   The New Jersey Supreme Court recently held that a construction-defect cause of action accrues at the time that the building’s original or subsequent owners first knew or through the exercise of reasonable diligence, should have known of the