City Council of the City of Orange v. Edwards, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  Willis Edwards III, the subject of today’s decision by Judge Currier, is a former member of the New Jersey Legislature, a professor who has taught government and public administration, and the holder of a dual master’s degree in finance and business management.  The then Mayor of Orange appointed Edwards as Deputy Business Administrator of the City.  That followed th

Capital One, N.A. v. Peck, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  In the usual foreclosure case, the same entity owns both the note and the related mortgage.  The facts of today’s opinion by Judge Koblitz, however, were that the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, a government sponsored enterprise that is colloquially known as “Freddie Mac,” owned the note, while plaintiff, the successor to the lender who made the loan and the servicer of the loan, continued to h

M.C. v. G.T., 452 N.J. Super. 509 (App. Div. 2018).  Judge Fisher used no more words than necessary in his five-page opinion on this appeal.  Plaintiff filed a complaint against defendant under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, N.J.S.A. 2C:25-17 to -35, alleging that defendant had harassed her.  After a trial, the Family Part ruled that the evidence did not support a finding of domestic violence and, specifically, that plaintiff had failed to prove that defendant had “acted with a p