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Real Property (access required)

Rule Against Perpetuities Where the land purchase contract provides that “at such time as the Subdivision Plat and the dedication of Palisades Parkway has been approved…, and recorded…, the Purchaser…shall reconvey” the reconveyance parcel “to Seller…or its successor assigns…,” this ...

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Contract – Mechanic's Lien – Waiver Clause – Severability (access required)

Although plaintiff argue that certain waivers of mechanic’s liens in their contracts are unenforceable because the contracts themselves are unenforceable by defendant developer because the developer breached the agreements by nonpayment, the court finds that the waiver clause is severable ...

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Commercial – Banks & Banking – Contract Of Endorsement – Warranties – Unauthorized indorsement (access required)

Defendant Chrysler Credit is entitled to judgment in its third party negligence claim against a bank for the nearly $40,000 recovered by plaintiff car dealership against Chrysler. The drawee bank had a duty to its customer to exercise ordinary care ...

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Administrative – Hearing – Skirmish Association – Rules & Bylaws – Target Score Cheating (access required)

Where complainant alleges that defendant “North-South Skirmish Association” has threatened to conduct a hearing in violation of its rules and bylaws concerning a charge of cheating which had been lodged against complainant, complainant fails to demonstrate an actual controversy concerning ...

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