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Insurance Coverage, the "Next Business Day" Rule and Fairness

Beauty Supplies.jpgLawyers often get the reputation of thinking about the "worst case" scenarios, no matter how unlikely they may be. It is a tricky game of "what if," where a potential situation is weighed against the likelihood that it will occur. Insurance companies similarly weigh these pros and cons and decide whether they will insure against a particular situation. 

New Jersey Bill Proposes Presumption of Joint Custody

Thumbnail image for Brothers.jpgAs divorce rates continue to climb in America, family courts across the country must often decide custody battles. Custody arrangements go from commonplace to creative. Having a child spend every other weekend at one parent's home, and the rest of the time with another parent, was routine. Now nearly 20 states are considering laws that create an automatic legal presumption of joint custody. New Jersey joins these states with the proposal of Bill A-1091 (the "Bill"), primarily sponsored by Republican Assemblyman Peterson, with broad bipartisan support. 

Liquidated Damages vs. Penalties in a Contract - Cause for Confusion

Court House.jpgIt is a long standing principle that contract terms will be upheld unless there is a specific reason they should not be, for example if they were made under duress or their terms are unconscionable. Penalty clauses are not in the "safe' clauses category. They are often at risk of being invalidated. 

Insurance Claims: Provide Requested Information ASAP

Insurance.jpgWoody Allen once said "[t]here are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?" Insurance is generally the last thing people want to think or talk about. Even so, it is an important part of most, if not all, peoples' lives - and can be a very important means of financial protection. It can involve every aspect of life, from health to homeowning. But you don't want to have to use your insurance, because that means that something bad has happened.  

Insurance Claims: Provide Requested Information ASAP

Text Messages Not Meant for Your Ex

Text Messages.jpgWhen you have multiple devices that are connected through a cloud-based server, they allow you to access everything on that server, through any of your devices. This is generally the reason most people choose to have access to a cloud-based server to begin with - you will always have the document you need. 

Text Messages Not Meant for Your Ex

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