Appellate Victory Enforcing Probate Settlement

I am proud to announce our firm’s resounding victory in the New Jersey Appellate Division defeating an appeal to reverse the trial court’s decision enforcing our client’s settlement agreement in a multi million dollar probate case. In the underlying action, our client filed a complaint in the Bergen County Probate Court challenging the validity of his father’s (the “Decedent’”) last will […]

Settler’s Remorse: Enforcing Settlement Agreements Without A Written Release

In high stakes commercial litigation, it is important to understand when a settlement becomes enforceable. Due to the fluidity of the settlement process, more often than not the terms of a settlement are agreed to orally before they are reduced in writing or the material terms are set forth in an email with the details […]

New Jersey LLC Derivative Lawsuits: Do I Have Standing To Sue?

Imagine this scenario. You are a member of a New Jersey Limited Liability Company and discover that your partner has been embezzling from the company and binding it to unfavorable contracts without your knowledge or consent. Do you have standing to file a lawsuit to recover damages against your partner on behalf of the LLC or […]

Business Divorce Practice Tips

Like married couples, business partners sometimes go through divorces.  Whether there are allegations of minority oppression, embezzlement, fraud or simply the parties can no longer work together, as attorneys, we must quickly identify the pertinent legal issues at hand in order to guide our clients through this confusing and often complicated process.  The following is […] Website Launch!

Welcome!  My name is Eric Reiser and I am an attorney with LoFaro & Reiser, LLP.  I am excited to announce the launch of my microsite, where I will be blogging and providing other content about complex commercial litigation, business divorces, chancery court litigation and related topics. A little about my background, I earned my […]