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Forum selection clauses are prima facie valid and enforceable in New Jersey

Posted in *All Posts, Contracts, Forum Selection, Litigation

The duty of good faith and fair dealing does not alter the terms of a written agreement

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Contracts, Covenant of good faith and fair dealing

A general release, not restricted by its terms to particular claims or demands, ordinarily covers all claims and demands

Posted in Release

To collect on a revolving credit card debt

Posted in *All Posts, Contracts, Evidence, Litigation

When there is a breach of a material term of an agreement, the non-breaching party is relieved of its obligations under the agreement

Posted in *All Posts, Contracts

Unjust enrichment

Posted in *All Posts, Unjust enrichment

Courts apply contract principles to ascertain a matrimonial settlement agreement’s meaning

Posted in *All Posts, Agreements, Contracts, Divorce, Property-settlement-agreement, Settlement agreement

The law does not concern itself with trifles

Posted in *All Posts, Contracts, Damages, Defense, Litigation

A tort remedy does not arise from a contractual relationship unless the breaching party owes an independent duty imposed by law

Posted in *All Posts, Contracts, Remedy, Torts

To establish a breach of contract claim, a plaintiff has the burden to show that the parties entered into a valid contract, that the defendant failed to perform his obligations under the contract and that the plaintiff sustained damages as a result

Posted in *All Posts, Contracts

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