Adelman v. BSI Fin. Services, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  This case, which was the subject of Judge Koblitz’s decision today, arose out of a foreclosure action.  Plaintiff, the defendant in the foreclosure case, belatedly (after the sheriff’s sale of the property of her husband, who had died after the sale, leaving plaintiff, his wife, as executrix of his estate) raised in the foreclosure action a defense that a loan modification had been granted to her.  T

Banc of America Leasing & Capital, LLC v. Fletcher-Thompson, Inc., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  Judge Koblitz kicked off 2018 with a concise opinion that expresses an important legal rule: a creditor of an individual debtor may not obtain turnover of funds in a joint account unless the creditor establishes that the funds belong to the debtor alone.  Plaintiff sought and obtained a turnover order against several parties, including defe

Today, Chief Justice Rabner issued the 2016-2017 General Assignment Order, which is available here.  This document contains the assignments of all Superior and Tax Court judges for the coming term.

Relevant to the Appellate Division, the General Assignment Order continues Judge Messano as Presiding Judge for Administration and Judge Sabatino as Deputy Presiding Judge for Administration.  The eight parts (lettered from A through H as usual) have as Presiding Judges (in addition to Judge Messano,