The Holiday Visitor

The Holiday Visitor

The holiday season brings joy and cheer, but it also brings reports of a strange character trespassing on properties across the world. There are reports every year of a man and his exotic pets traversing roofs late at night on December 24th into the early morning of the 25th. Some say he is a “Saint” but to attorneys he is a legal nightmare. Here are just a few ways this character can cause a lawsuit.   Falling Off The Roof Roofs are usually covered in ice and tend to be very slippery in late...

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Why You Should Sign Up for Property Fraud Alerts

Why You Should Sign Up for Property Fraud Alerts

Property fraud is considered the fastest growing white-collar crime according to statistics reported by the FBI. If you are a property owner, then you should familiarize yourself with property fraud and how you can prevent it from happening to you. What is Property Fraud? Property fraud is the process of claiming ownership of someone else’s property through falsifying documents. Criminals can fraudulently claim ownership to accomplish many different types of crimes. They can file for a home...

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The New Jury Selection Process for The Resumption of In-Person Trials

The New Jury Selection Process for The Resumption of In-Person Trials

The New Jersey Courts are resuming in-person hearings. As a result, they are beginning to screen for in-person jurors as well. The courts have taken multiple, extensive measures to accommodate for coronavirus concerns. Here are just some of the latest updates. Moving to A Hybrid Model To select jurors safely and effectively for in-person hearings, the state has implemented a new 4 step selection process that begins with virtual screenings before any jurors are required to report in-person. The...

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Our Strategy to Provide A Safe and Comfortable Meeting Experience

Our Strategy to Provide A Safe and Comfortable Meeting Experience

At the Law Office of Joseph C. Lane, we have been able to complete many real estate transactions while reducing the spread of coronavirus successfully and safely. Our clients have commented on the comfort and ease of the process - so we wanted to share this information with others. Below are just some of the extensive measures we are currently implementing. Virtual When Possible Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, meeting in person for conversations or other steps in the transaction was never a...

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