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March 18, 2020

What Are Your Disclosure Obligations When Selling an HOA Property in New Jersey?

There are numerous reasons why you might be considering selling your HOA property in New Jersey. Maybe the bills are becoming too much for you, or maybe you simply do not want to live in the area anymore. Regardless of your reasoning, it’s crucial that you follow the law as you attempt to sell your […]

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February 27, 2020

Getting Help Can Smooth the Sale of Parents’ Home

We all have either experienced or witnessed the grief of losing a loved one.  Grief after death is hard enough.  Having a Will and hiring the right professionals can ease complications. Dealing with the death of parents is challenging enough, but selling their house can be filled with explosive land mines, particularly if they pass […]

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February 13, 2020

Protecting Assets for a Disabled Loved One Through Real Estate

By:  Rachel W. Glavis, Esquire – POSTERNOCK APELL, PC Do you have a disabled family member (child or adult) that currently receives public benefits or will receive them in the future?   Perhaps your loved one has autism, developmental delays, or a physical disability. If so, it is important to make sure that your Will […]

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January 15, 2020

Rachel W. Glavis named as Shareholder for Posternock Apell, PC

New Shareholder Announced Moorestown, NJ, January 7, 2020.  Rachel W. Glavis was named as a Shareholder for Posternock Apell, PC effective January 1, 2020. Rachel joined the firm in 2018 as an attorney for the Estates department and quickly established herself as an invaluable resource for both the Estates Department and our Business Department. Rachel […]

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February 18, 2019

Pro Se Parents Often Dismissed

Recent New Jersey administrative decisions reveal just how difficult it can be to act without an attorney, or “pro se” in a special education due process hearing. In fact, most parents who filed a hearing request without an attorney this fall were swiftly dismissed. While not all families can afford legal assistance, requesting a hearing […]

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February 13, 2019

Guidance for Schools and Parents: Independent Education Evaluations

A recent New Jersey Special Education Due Process Hearing decision, C.B. on behalf of C.B. v. Hopewell Township Board of Education (OAL DKT. No. EDS 10497-18 and EDS 11689-18) (Final Decision, December 5, 2018), offers a useful summary for both parents and schools when it comes to Independent Educational Evaluations (IEEs). What is an “IEE”? […]

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January 11, 2019

NJ Superior Court Upholds Rights of Autistic Community Under New Jersey Law Against Discrimination ​

January 7, 2019 Summary: In OASIS Therapeutic Life Centers v. Peter G. Wade and Susan Wade, (December 10, 2018), the New Jersey Superior Court held that Defendant neighbors clearly violated the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJ LAD) when they engaged in blatant discrimination and harassment against OASIS TLC (Ongoing Autistic Success in Society, Therapeutic […]

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December 6, 2018

Do As I Say, Not As I Do.

It’s funny, the little lessons life teaches us. My most recent revelation came in the form of chatting with a client after their will signing. Just small talk, nothing substantial, but somewhere in there, she asked me if I personally, had a Will. “Of course”, I laughed. “I’ve been with the law firm for many […]

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November 5, 2018

Securing an appropriate education for L.H.

Excerpt: The recent decision in the case of L.H., a now 15-year-old boy who lives in Tennessee and has Down’s Syndrome, affirms the importance of FAPE in the LRE- that is, Free Appropriate Public Education in the Least Restrictive Environment. Under the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA), students who have disabilities should be […]

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