Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Attorney-Client Privilege in New Jersey Business Litigation

New Jersey Business Litigation Attorney-Client Privilege The attorney-client privilege in New Jersey business litigation encourages clients to inform their attorneys with honest and comprehensive information. An attorney cannot get the best result for a client if the client is not completely candid. During business litigation, a client cannot be compelled to disclose communication protected by …Read More »

Obligations on Debt Collectors under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

  Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Debtor protections laws have been around for years, although they are now receiving more attention given widespread credit card use and digital payment platforms.  The primary federal statute governing debt collection is 15 U.S.C. §1601, known as the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The FDCPA was enacted in …Read More »

Preparing for Commercial Lawsuit Depositions

Commercial Lawsuit Depositions As one of the most fruitful discovery tools, depositions in a commercial lawsuit require a great deal of planning. A deposition is out-of-court testimony, under oath, from a party to the dispute or a third party who is a witness to the dispute.  Deposition testimony is recorded and can be used later …Read More »