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August 2019

Getting Your Legal House in Order Before Your Adult Child Leaves for College: Important Legal Documents for Every College Bound Student

2019-08-14T17:29:45-04:00August 14th, 2019|Family Law|

As parents, we are very involved in the lives of our children and are instrumental in many decisions they make with regard to extracurricular activities, school choices, health care treatments, etc. We assume that although they are growing up and moving toward greater independence from us that we will still be somewhat involved in the [...]

May 2019

Pensioners Find New Legal Strategy After Archdiocese Plan Goes Bust

2019-05-10T10:57:44-04:00May 10th, 2019|Civil Litigation, ERISA, JMS in the News, News|

CHARLES TOUTANT / NEW JERSEY LAW JOURNAL - The Archdiocese of Newark has been hit with a lawsuit accusing it of short-changing a hospital pension plan by $2.7 million. The suit was filed Tuesday in Superior Court of New Jersey in Essex County on behalf of a class of retirees from Archdiocese-run hospitals whose pension checks [...]

April 2019

Appellate Court Says Dover Ballots Should Be Bi-lingual

2019-04-17T16:20:29-04:00April 17th, 2019|JMS in the News|

DAVID WILDSTEIN / NEW JERSEY GLOBE - A state appellate court has ruled Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi should print bi-lingual ballots in Dover, overturning a ruling last June by Superior Court Judge Stuart Minkowitz. Grossi had refused to bring vote-by-mail and machine ballots in Spanish last year in a hotly contested Democratic primary in [...]

Mail-In Ballots Must Be Bilingual, New Jersey Court Says

2019-04-17T16:22:34-04:00April 17th, 2019|JMS in the News|

NICK RUMMELL / COURTHOUSE NEWS SERVICE - Pointing to the unambiguous intent of New Jersey laws to promote voting, rather than restrict it, an appeals court ruled Monday that mail-in ballots must be printed in English and Spanish.Edward Correa, a Dover resident who ran in 2018 as a Democrat for a Morris County committee seat, brought the suit [...]

September 2018

Jardim, Meisner & Susser, P.C. Fends Off Attempt to Overturn Primary Candidate’s Election Win

2018-09-25T12:20:33-04:00September 25th, 2018|Election Law, JMS in the News, News|

Winning an election is tough enough, but when your victory is by a slim margin, expect even more challenges. In Dover’s Democratic Primary for the Fourth Ward Board of Alderman, challenger Carlos Valencia beat incumbent Ronald Camacho by 12 votes (following a recount of machine, vote-by-mail, and provisional ballots). Alderman Camacho claimed that the win [...]

July 2018

Scott Salmon Named to NJ Insider’s “100 Insider Millenials” list

2018-07-28T17:56:58-04:00July 28th, 2018|JMS in the News|

Our very own Scott Salmon, counsel with the firm, was named to NJ Insider's "100 Millenial Insiders." Scott ranks No. 68 in the list of political up-and-comers. NJ Insider notes that Scott "impressed with his CD7 campaign and created some brilliant ads, showed political cunning in endorsing Malinowski, and now started the Facebook video series [...]

The Politics of 501(c)(4) Social Welfare Organizations

2018-07-28T16:56:25-04:00July 28th, 2018|Election Law|

Elections always seem around the corner, and as of the time of this writing, we are approaching the midterm elections, both in New Jersey and around the country. Campaign financing and activity continue to be a hot and complex topic, and our firm’s election law attorneys are often asked about the role different organizations [...]

October 2017

Jardim, Meisner & Susser named one of the ‘Fastest Growing Law Firms’ in the U.S.

2017-10-04T12:25:07-04:00October 4th, 2017|JMS in the News, News|

Law Firm 500 has named Jardim, Meisner & Susser, P.C., one of the Fastest Growing Law Firms in the United States. The Law Firm 500 Award recognizes firms that have achieved significant growth in revenues. Jardim, Meisner & Susser was selected as number 148 from among over 10,000 nominations nationwide, with a growth rate [...]

August 2017

A Real Dirtbag: Owning a Piece of History – and Owning Up to Potential Legal Issues (No. 4)

2017-08-07T14:13:43-04:00August 7th, 2017|Civil Litigation, News|

Don't you just hate dirtbags? Well, here is a story (and court case) about one that you just might like. The Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center ("KCSC") is a space museum that houses a great space artifact collection, many on loan from NASA. In 2002, the KCSC president/CEO left, after taking a significant number of [...]

July 2017

The Unintended User in Product Liability Law

2017-07-17T21:37:04-04:00July 17th, 2017|Business Law, Civil Litigation, Product Liability|

Plato wrote "[t]he most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things." In the modern era, some lovely products grab a child's attention and invite play, but the lessons learned may include injurious ramifications. Several products are manufactured solely for use by adults. Are product warnings directing that children [...]