Jonathan S. Goodgold To Present At The National Business Institute Event “Collection Law From Start To Finish”

Director of Collections, Jonathan S. Goodgold will be presenting, “Pre-Suit Collection Strategies” at 9am and “The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act” at 10:15am at NBI’s “Collection Law From Start To Finish” event on November 7th at Home2Suites by Hilton Hasbrouck Heights.  For more details, log on to NBI-sems.com. A trusted provider of continuing legal education and training since 1983, NBI … Read More

The Beinhaker Law Firm Represents Purchasers Of Local Mountainside Business

Mitch Beinhaker, Managing Director, and Karen Wachs, Partner, represented the purchasers in the acquisition of Christoffers Flowers and Gifts in Mountainside, as well as in the negotiation of a lease assignment with the Landlord. The transition allowed the newly formed entity to continue to use the Christoffers name and to continue to operate at the same location. We wish our … Read More

Collection Law Insights

Going For The Gold With Jonathan S. Goodgold On July 5, 2017, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey issued its opinion in Stever v. Harrison, 2017 WL 2869505 (D.N.J.) (not for publication). At issue in Stever, was whether a class action matter could proceed against a debt collector attorney who sent out demand letters in … Read More

What Constitutes A “Mortgagee In Possession”?

Just The Facts – By Karen Wachs In a very recent court decision, the New Jersey Appellate Division was asked to determine whether a lender’s assignee that takes possession of a condominium unit when the owner/mortgagor has defaulted on the loan, and thereafter winterizes the unit and changes the locks, is considered a “mortgagee in possession” of that unit, responsible … Read More

What Is The Definition Of A “Debt Collector”?

Going For The Gold With Jonathan S. Goodgold On June 12, 2017, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision on Henson v. Santander Consumer USA Inc., 582 U.S. ___ (2017). In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court affirmed the decisions of the District Court and Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals that found that the buyers of debt are excluded … Read More

Nan Gallagher and Gina Campanella Presented “Hiring and Firing: A Risky Business” At New Jersey MGMA’s PMC 2017

Director of Healthcare, Nan Gallagher, and Gina Campanella, Of Counsel, presented “Hiring and Firing: A Risky Business” at New Jersey Medical Group Manager’s Association (NJMGMA) PNC 2017. Their presentation was a candid discussion about how to appropriately and legally go about hiring and terminating professional and administrative staff. Ms. Gallagher and Ms. Campanella also spoke on the areas of risk … Read More

Nan Gallagher Attended the New Jersey Podiatric Medical Society’s Nineteenth Annual Jonathan Robertozzi Memorial Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament

June 7, 2017 Director of Healthcare, Nan Gallagher, enjoyed a sunny afternoon at Pine Barrens Country Club in Jackson, New Jersey at the New Jersey Podiatric Medical Society’s Nineteenth Annual Jonathan Robertozzi Memorial Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament.  As General Counsel to the Society, Nan Gallagher and the Beinhaker Law Firm were proud to be a sponsor of the event. In … Read More

Nan Gallagher Attends Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center’s Second Annual Medical Staff Physician Recognition Dinner

June 7, 2017 Director of Healthcare, Nan Gallagher, enjoyed a sunny evening on the Hudson River at Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center’s Second Annual Medical Staff Physician Recognition Dinner. The event took place at Molos Restaurant in Weehawken, New Jersey. Ms. Gallagher is proud to serve as General Counsel to the Medical Staff Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center, … Read More

CAM Charges & Commercial Leases (Karen Wachs, Esq.)

Commercial tenants are often shocked when they receive an operating expense statement from their landlord. Some of this is as a result of poorly drafted operating expense clauses. In other situations, it is as a result of erroneous charges. Below are some clauses to look for and the impact that may have on your lease. Services Included in Rent The … Read More

SPOTLIGHT ON! Entrepreneurship & Business Start-ups

This SPOTLIGHT ON! Series focuses on entrepreneurship and starting your own business.  Our firm concentrates a large part of the practice on business law – creating businesses and the documents that go with them, commercial issues, commercial litigation, etc… Now more than ever, more and more people are owning and operating their own businesses.  They become “entrepreneurs” – sometimes by … Read More