Home improvement contractors in New Jersey must meet certain requirements in their contracts or they are subject to harsh civil liability. Many contractors think that if they perform their work to the best of their abilities they will be insulated from lawsuits and claims. This could not be further from the home improvement contractors’ reality in New Jersey. Too many contractors are unaware that the failure to include certain pieces of information in their contracts can lead to a lawsuit and the award of damages against them. New Jersey’s Consumer Fraud Act mandates that home improvement contractors meet certain contractual requirements when dealing with residential property owners. Contracts must include not only the legal name of the construction firm, but also the name of the individual who represented the company in negotiating the contract. Contracts must specify the type and quality of materials used in the project. In addition to…
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At LaVan Law, we provide comprehensive business and legal experience to companies throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Managing Partner Julie LaVan worked in the corporate world before opening the practice. She was personally involved in successful efforts to transform a private company into a publicly-traded entity and still serves as General Counsel of a privately-held company. The Firm understands the complex issues that businesses and business owners face every day and is well equipped to help clients take preemptive measures to protect their interests.
In recognition of our dedication to excellence in legal representation, attorney Julie LaVan was named 2011 Top Attorney by South Jersey Magazine. To schedule a meeting, contact our office online or call us at 609-593-0000.
Our Practice Areas
We focus our representation on the needs of businesses and business owners, handling issues related to:
- Business Transactions, including business formation, business contracts, and shareholder matters.
- Business Litigation, representing businesses and business owners as plaintiffs or defendants in a wide range of disputes, from breach of contract and collections to employment actions and shareholder/partnership disagreements
- Labor and Employment Law, such as employment contracts or union issues, as well as work-related disputes, including wrongful termination, discrimination or harassment. Most of our work is on behalf of employers.
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