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BCG – Premises Liability

Injuries due to a dangerous condition of property? Attorney Suzanne Pasley gives a brief primer on what a premises liability case is and some quick tips if you or someone you know has been injured in this type of accident.   If you or someone you know has been injured as a result of a […]

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New Jersey Criminal Justice Reform

  Criminal Justice Reform An Admirable Goal  & an Uncertain Future New Jersey’s Bail Reform and Speedy Trial Act, which just went into effect as of Monday January 2, 2017, represents a huge change in the way our criminal justice system assesses defendants and determines whether they should be released prior to their trial.  The […]

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Attorneys Chris Gillin-Schwartz and Stephen Barry receive awards from Cape May County Bar Association

Attorneys Chris Gillin-Schwartz and Stephen Barry were honored to receive awards from the Cape May County Bar Association. CHRISTOPHER GILLIN-SCHWARTZ, ESQ. – 2016 Young Lawyer of the Year Award recognizing his contribution to the Young Lawyer Division of the CMCBA. STEPHEN W. BARRY, ESQ. – 2016 Daniel J. O’Hern Award for Professionalism – Nominees for the award […]

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The Death of He v. Miller

In Cuevas v. Wentworth Group, New Jersey Supreme Court overrules bad precedent and reaffirms the sanctity of jury verdicts against motions for additur and remittitur. This Monday September 19, 2016, in the case of Ramon Cuevas v. Wentworth Group, the New Jersey Supreme Court reversed course on permitting judges to decide motions for addittur and remittitur based […]

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You’ve been injured in a car accident. What happens now?

You are hurt in a car accident, either as a driver, passenger, or a pedestrian.  Maybe its your fault, maybe its someone else’s fault, maybe its not clear yet.  What happens now? First thing first, take care of your safety and health first.  Get appropriate medical attention!  But this is a legal article and we are […]

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Legal Q&A of the Month

Welcome to Barry.Corrado.Grassi & Gillin-Schwartz, P.C.’s first legal Q&A article.  As boring as the subject of law is most of the time, the fact remains that there are a lot of questions people have about problems and issues that can come up and how generally the law works in different situations. So Barry.Corrado.Grassi & Gillin-Schwartz, […]

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Expungement Law Undergoes Dramatic Change in NJ

On January 19, 2016 Governor Christie signed Bill A206 into law which makes changes to the expungement process. On April 18, 2016, the following changes take effect: Early Pathway for Disorderly Persons Offenses The waiting period before a disorderly persons conviction remains five 5 years. However, the new law allows for an early expungement after 3 years if the petitioner […]

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Joe Grassi receives the Daniel J. O’Hern Award

This year the Cape May County Bar Association provided four awards for professionalism to members of the bar. Joe Grassi recieved the Daniel O’Hern Award for professionalism. Nominees for the award satisfy the following – a senior member of the bar, not a current or former judge, recognize the commitment to the highest ideals of […]

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Why We Have A First Amendment

By Frank Corrado, Esquire In my last post, I talked about what the First Amendment means – how, despite the amendment’s seemingly absolute requirement that the state “make no law” abridging speech, the government can sometimes regulate, and even forbid, certain kinds of expression. In this post I want to talk about the values served by […]

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Possession Charges and Conditional Discharges

If you have been charged with a drug related offense in municipal court, you have options to fight the charges and preserve your record. In any criminal case, the State needs to meet the burden of proving each element of the crime charged beyond a reasonable doubt. The State must provide all discoverable materials, including […]

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