Tag: New Jersey municipal collection laws

SCOTUS to Decide If the Government Can Challenge Patents

NJ Appeals Court Adopts More Lenient View of Chapter 91

In the past, New Jersey courts have increasingly construed requests under N.J.S.A. 54:4-34 (Chapter 91) very strictly against municipalities. The statute authorizes assessors to seek expense and income information from property owners and allows a municipality to dismiss a tax appeal if the owner fails or refuses to respond within

Will New Fine Collection Rules Be a Cash Cow For New Jersey Municipalities?

New Jersey municipalities are starting to reap the benefits of a new rule that privatizes the collection of municipal court fines. The rule specifically authorizes municipalities to contract with private collection agencies to collect delinquent fines owed to local courts. According to a recent article in the New Jersey Law