On February 3, 2022, New Jersey’s Appellate Division issued a decision for publication addressing the scope of the common law litigation privilege and, among other things, whether that privilege attaches to the filing of a notice of lis pendens. This article will explore the basic concepts of portions of this somewhat complicated case.

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In a recent unpublished opinion, New Jersey’s Appellate Division provides another reminder to contractors bidding on municipal contracts to timely challenge any portion of the bid specifications that may be improper or problematic.  As this decision shows, if you fail to challenge a bid specification at least three days prior to the opening of the

Thanks to a recent appellate court decision, refinancing mortgage lenders in New Jersey who seek to subrogate to an original mortgagee’s position, but are negligent in discovering intervening judgment liens, can rest easier and not worry that their liens will be subordinated.

In Investors Savings Bank v. Keybank National Association, 2012 WL 762087 (N.J.