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What is Daniel’s Law and Why Has It Created So Much Confusion for Public Entities?

2023-08-10T16:29:04+00:00

In September of 2020 Daniel Anderl, the son of a US Judge in New Jersey was tragically killed by someone who found his mother's home address online. Shortly after the legislature passed a law that allows judges, police officers and other judicial officials to hide their addresses from public records. This seems like a good idea in theory, but in practice it was not well thought out nor well implemented especially in the beginning. For example, literally dozens of existing laws require parties as well as public entities themselves to rely on public information regarding property ownership. And if these records [...]

What is Daniel’s Law and Why Has It Created So Much Confusion for Public Entities?2023-08-10T16:29:04+00:00

Subdivision Law – How to Subdivide a Single Large Lot Into Multiple Lots

2023-07-24T16:56:07+00:00

There are a number of reasons a property owner may want to subdivide a property. A developer may find an opportunity to turn one large lot into multiple smaller ones. A property owner who owned two properties next to one another under the same name could find that they were involuntarily administratively merged by the tax assessor under the Loechner v. Campoli doctrine, and now they must be re-subdivided to allow a sale or refinance. The executor or administrator of an estate, or even a Chancery Court judge, could find that a partition in fact of a property is the best [...]

Subdivision Law – How to Subdivide a Single Large Lot Into Multiple Lots2023-07-24T16:56:07+00:00
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