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Shareholder Disputes in New Jersey

A blog covering shareholder dispute law and litigation issues in New Jersey.

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Jun 28, 2021

New Jersey Shareholder Oppression: Mismanagement

Often a minority shareholder will seek to sue for a business divorce because they believe their business partner is stealing from them. But there are many things your business partner could be doing that could potentially harm the company short of stealing money from it – including making horrible business decisions and mismanagement of the company. » Read More

May 07, 2021

Are the Costs and Disruptions of Business Divorce Litigation Worth It?

Nobody looks forward to litigation, as the costs of both time and money can be extreme. And business divorce litigation can be terribly disruptive to the company the owners are fighting over. Consequently, majority owners often do not take threats of litigation seriously. » Read More

Mar 29, 2021

Business Divorce Litigation Considerations: Strength in Numbers or Should You Go It Alone?

Often a minority shareholder who has issues with the majority owners and wants “out” is not alone; often more than one minority owner has the same, or at least similar, issues or complaints. But is “strength in numbers” always a good thing?  » Read More

Mar 16, 2021

Business Divorce Attorneys Often Must Help Their Clients Navigate the Emotions of Inter-Family Litigation

Shareholder dispute litigation is often called business divorce litigation. So, if you are involved in such a fight, you need a business divorce attorney to help guide you through the interpersonal, or inter-family, aspects of your case as well as the legal ones. » Read More

Nov 23, 2020

If Your Partner Won’t Give You (Accurate) Information, Subpoena the Accountant

The key to winning a shareholder oppression case can sometimes be as simple as getting the information you need; and the key to that can sometimes be a reluctant accountant. Often, the company’s accountant will have the key to the case because he or she knows “where the bodies are buried.” » Read More

Oct 21, 2020

Pushing for the Documents You Need May Be Costly, but Not Pushing May Cost More

No one wants a trial, especially in business divorce litigation. Trials can be messy, expensive, and have a debilitating impact on the company. For example, a valuable CFO caught between warring factions of owners is a prime candidate to start circulating her resume. » Read More

Sep 29, 2020

What to Do When Your Business Partner Keeps Freezing You Out of COVID Zoom Meetings

As the never-ending pandemic slogs along, many businesses have re-opened, some are still closed, and a significant number are still having many of their employees work remotely, at least wherever possible. This remote, “in-between” existence obviously poses several challenges for companies and employees alike. » Read More