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Personal property acquired during the marriage does not automatically becomes joint property

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Divorce, Equitable-distribution, Property

The laws of the place where international property is situate exclusively govern in respect to the rights of the parties, the modes of transfer, and the solemnites which should accompany them

Posted in *All Posts, Property, Real-estate

An action for trespass arises upon the unauthorized entry on another’s property, real or personal

Posted in *All Posts, Property, Real-estate, Torts, Trespass

Either party to a joint account may withdraw funds from the account, and the bank has no obligation to inquire into either party’s contribution to the account or either party’s right to the funds

Posted in *All Posts, Elder Law, Property

A lawyer must appropriately safeguard the property of clients or third parties in his or her possession

Posted in *All Posts, Attorney-client-relationship, Property

A family’s property interest in a deceased family member’s body is restricted and ceases upon burial

Posted in *All Posts, Death, Property

Fees charged by Special Civil Part officers who serve warrants for possession

Posted in *All Posts, Property, Real-estate

The primary responsibility of a court-appointed receiver is to manage the assets of the property

Posted in *All Posts, Property

There is a presumption on death in favor of survivorship rights to the joint bank account holder unless there is clear and convincing evidence of a different intention at the time the account is created

Posted in *All Posts, Death, Elder Law, Gifts, Property

Animals are treated as property

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Pets, Property

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