Real Estate/Zoning & Planning

  • Real Estate: Negotiation, review and documentation in all aspects of commercial and residential acquisition and development or sale, or leasing in Retail/Office/Commercial context. Represent developers, investors, contractors, landlords, tenants; coordinate with lenders, realtors, title agents, abstractors.
  • Zoning & Planning: Represent Commercial and Residential applicants before Municipal Zoning Boards of Adjustment and Planning Boards on Use Variance, Conditional Use Variance, Site Plan Approval, Subdivision, and various other forms of relief. Coordinate with architects, engineers, planners, municipal construction officials; negotiate with municipal Solicitors, Engineers, Planners on issues such as COAH payments in lieu of construction, environmental obligations, scope of conservation easements. Present applications at public hearings; follow up including review and comment on resolutions and coordination with municipal Zoning Board of Adjustment and Planning Board Solicitors.

Transactional/ General Business & Corporate

  • Business Transactions: Negotiate, review, document and close business purchases/sales, incorporating Asset Purchase Agreements, Security Agreements, Leases, Loans (Conventional or SBA) and Liquor License transfers; prepare and review Contracts, Franchise Agreements, Stock Purchases and Sales/Redemptions.
  • General Business: Representation of business entities from pre-formation counseling, formation, administration, ongoing operation, sale/merger, and winding up:
    1. • Pre-Formation Confidentiality Agreements, counseling as to Choice of Entity, formation of Corporation (“S” or “C”), LLC, LLP, Partnership, Sole Proprietorship, Transfer of Sole Proprietorship/Partnership into new entities
  • Ongoing Operation including:
    1. • Corporate/Company administration; Shareholders’/ Operating Agreements; Contracts; Employment or Independent Contractor/ Consulting Agreements; Confidentiality/ Nonsolicitation / Noncompete Agreements; Qualification to do business in foreign state/jurisdiction
      • Trademark Applications
      • State Tax Issues including Sales/Use Tax; Corporation Business Tax
      • Certification as Minority, Women, or Small Business Enterprise
  • Expansion/ Contraction/ Change/ Conclusion:
    1. • Sale of Assets, Stock or Membership Interest
      • Mergers/ Joint Ventures
      • Dissolution/ Winding Up

Estate Matters

  • Estate Planning including Wills, Trusts, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney, Estate Administration, General Personal Representations

Contested Matters

  • Representation of businesses and individuals in disputes (out of court), mediation, municipal court


527 Main Street, Riverton, NJ 08077
VOICE: 856.786.1886 • FAX: 856.786.1889
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