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NJ Home Improvement Contractors Still Not Subject to Criminal Background Checks

Home Improvement Contractors

“Shock and awe” is a military tactic where overwhelming power and enormous displays of force are used to paralyze the enemy’s perception of the battlefield and destroy its will to fight. The term also refers to when an unscrupulous figure takes advantage of a shock to the system, such as a weather-related crisis or natural […]

The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act – Three Essential Questions

NJ consumer fraud

What is consumer fraud?  The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act defines consumer fraud as “any unconscionable commercial practice, deception, fraud, false pretense, false promise or misrepresentation” in connection with the sale of goods, services or real estate. In this context, the word “sale” includes rentals in addition to the traditional sale of goods and services.What […]

Why Do Business Owners Hire Business Law Attorneys?

Business Law Attorneys

Business owners hire business law attorneys to prevent problems and protect their business. It is a function of smart business planning, just like marketing, sales and staffing. The sooner a business owner can hire a business law attorney, the more potential trouble can be avoided. Once a business owner hires a business law attorney, specific subjects […]

The Most Common Types of Consumer Fraud

consumer fraud

Those who commit consumer fraud are fraudsters who prey on ignorance. Therefore, the best defense against consumer fraud is education. Do not allow yourself to be victimized. Read the following and learn about the most common forms of consumer fraud.Mortgage Fraud According to the FBI, the victims of most modern mortgage scams are distressed homeowners. […]

Establish Your Business with an Operating Agreement

Establish Your Business with an Operating Agreement

You have finally decided to start your own business. Now, it is time to choose a business structure. Many small business owners protect themselves by forming an LLC, or limited liability company. Regardless of which structure is chosen, one key document is necessary to establish the operation’s rules and regulations. It is called an operating […]