New Jersey Appellate Division

The New Jersey Appellate Division case of Gebroe-Hammer Associates v. Deal Lake Village Gardens, LLC, et. al., 2020 WL 428795, decided on January 28, 2020 addressed the plaintiff’s claim for a real estate brokerage commission for the sale of a property in Asbury Park, New Jersey.  Although the opinion is unpublished, does not constitute precedent

In Farmland Dairies, Inc. v. Borough of Wallington, N.J. Super. App. Div. (per curiam) (unpublished decision) (35-2-7909), the Appellate Division upheld the decision of the Tax Court in denying an unrelated neighboring property owner’s efforts at intervening in a pending local property tax appeal between the property owner and the Borough.  The court concluded that

Last week, New Jersey’s Appellate Division re-affirmed the principle that a court must strictly apply the terms of a construction contract when determining a dispute between contracting parties.  Where the contract terms speak directly to the issue in dispute, a court may not employ equitable considerations to determine the dispute even if the court believes