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Handling New Jersey Residential and Eviction Proceedings from Complaint to Trial


Created on February 05, 2018




Presented by Kenneth W. Biedzynski, Esq., this course will discuss handling a New Jersey eviction proceeding from the client intake process all the way through to trial. Mr. Biedzynski will explore the many intricacies involved when bringing an eviction action for possession including client intake, time periods for notice cases, considerations concerning collection actions, drafting a complaint for possession, preparing the client for trial, and litigating the trial itself.

Other items to be discussed include the warrant for removal and post-trial applications for relief. The considerations and questions discussed in this program will be primarily from a landlord's perspective.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the major considerations to discuss with your landlord client during the intake process
  2. Discuss how to educate the client on the law, and manage their expectations
  3. Determine whether your case is a notice case or non-payment of rent case
  4. Examine considerations when deciding whether to bring a companion collection action with an eviction action
  5. Develop best practices for drafting notices to cease, notices to quit, and complaints for possession
  6. Identify strategies for prepping your client for trial, and for successfully litigating a trial

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