Commercial Fishing Accidents

Commercial Fishing Accidents

Let’s examine commercial fishing accidents and your rights under the Jones Act. When things go wrong on a commercial fishing vessel, they often go wrong hard and fast. Luckily, the laws that protect all seamen, including commercial fisherman, provide a lot of protection so long as you are familiar with how to take advantage of […]

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Estate Planning and Estate Administration

Estate Planning and Estate Administration

Let’s examine estate planning and estate administration. There is very little certainty in life apart from the unfortunate eventualities of both death and taxation. In its simplest form, estate planning allows an individual to leave an official set of instructions for what is to happen with their property when they pass away, as well as […]

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What is Probate?

What is Probate

Probate is the legal procedure by which a testamentary document such as a Last Will and Testament is established to be valid. In addition, “probate” also often refers to the overall process of administering an estate, whether the decedent left a will or not. In New Jersey, probate generally beings with the Surrogate Court. Each […]

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State Pays $2.4M To Native American Tribe, Officially Recognizes It After 6 Years

State Pays $2.4M To Native American Tribe, Officially Recognizes It After 6 Years

After years of fighting, a New Jersey Native American tribe is once again officially recognized. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced Thursday the state settled with the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation. As part of the settlement, the state will pay the tribe $2.4 million, and officially proclaim it has recognized the 3,000-member Native American tribe. The state […]

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NJ Agrees To Recognize Tribe, Pay $2.4M To End Court Battle

NJ Agrees To Recognize Tribe, Pay $2.4M To End Court Battle

Law360 (November 15, 2018, 2:52 PM EST) New Jersey will affirm its prior recognition of the Nanticoke LenniLenape Tribal Nation as a staterecognized tribe under a $2.4 million settlement over claims that state officials wrongfully repudiated that status and thus caused the tribe to lose federal benefits, the parties announced Thursday. In a deal resolving […]

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Public Statement Of Gratitude By The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation

Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation The state of New Jersey officially recognized the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation as an American Indian tribe thirty-six years ago, in 1982. State recognition is important to tribes because it affirms that our people and culture are both part of the story of humanity’s shared past and that we are present […]

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Local Lawyer Creates Field of Sunflowers

  My name is Oliver Barry and I am one of the attorneys at the office of Barry, Corrado, Grassi & Gillin-Schwartz, P.C.  This is a story about my father, Stephen Barry, who is one of the founding partners of the firm.  But this is not really a story about lawyers or the law. When […]

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Partner Frank Corrado on Private Employee’s Free Speech Rights

Frank Corrado

Freedom of Speech is oft considered one of the fundamental and defining freedoms of the United States of America. But the actual contours of the right to free speech is generally poorly understood. In the article “Protecting a Private Employee’s Free Speech”, published in the New Jersey State Bar Association Employment and Labor Law Quarterly, partner Frank Corrado discusses how New Jersey law and the New Jersey Constitution can provide free speech protection even to private employees speaking on matters of public importance.

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Barry, Corrado, & Grassi, P.C – New Locations

We are happy to announce the addition of two new office locations to better serve the South Jersey community.  Our new locations are: Seaville Office – 498 Kings Hwy, South Seaville, NJ 08246. Linwood Office – 2106 New Road, No. F4, Linwood, NJ 08221. We look forward to continuing to help our clients and the community in […]

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Appellate Victory on Behalf of Native American Tribe

Partner Frank Corrado, Esq. participated in and authored the brief in an appellate victory in the case of Nanticoke Lenni Lenape Tribal Nation v. Hoffman, Docket No. A-2756-15T1.  Therein, the Third-Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the decision of the Federal District Court dismissing the case brought by the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation alleging that the State […]

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