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The NJSBA is an advocate for all New Jersey lawyers, working with the Courts, the Legislature, the Governor
 and other legal organizations on issues that impacts the practice of law.

NJSBA Advocacy Related to COVID-19  

Letter from NJ State Bar Association re: Court Operations – July 1, 2020
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NJSBA Letter to Chief Justice Rabner – Municipal Court Issues – June 12, 2020
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NJSBA Letter to Attorney General Grewal – Municipal Court Issues – June 12, 2020
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NJSBA Letter to Governor Murphy - Re-Opening of Motor Vehicle Commission/Prioritizing Municipal Court Defendants – June 12, 2020
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The NJSBA sent a letter to Gov. Phil Murphy asking the administration to take additional steps to ensure real estate transactions can continue. - May 14, 2020
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NJSBA Letter re: Expanding Access to PPP Program for 501(c)(6) Organizations – May 4, 2020
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NJSBA Letter re: S2346 (Sarlo)/A3919 (Calabrese) – Extends certain permits during COVID-19 emergency – May 4, 2020
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Letter from Judge Grant re: MESPs During COVID-19 – April 21, 2020
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Order re: Tax Appeals Deadlines – Further Supplementing the March 19 Order – April 21, 2020
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NJSBA Letter re: Extending Suspensions and Deadlines – April 21, 2020
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NJSBA recommends that the Chief Justice further supplement its Order extending the deadline to file a local property tax appeal with a County Board of Taxation or the New Jersey Tax Court – April 17, 2020
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Letter to NJSBA re: Questions About JEDS in Family Matters – April 17, 2020
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NJSBA letter re: Use of the Judiciary Electronic Document Submission (JEDS) System in Family Part Matters – April 15, 2020
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NJ Delegation Letter to Leadership re: 501(c)(6)s in PPP – April 10, 2020
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NJSBA letter re: Emergency Aid to Assist 501(c)(6) Organizations – April 14, 2020
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NJSBA requests suspension of all early settlement panels until they can be conducted in-person at the courthouses once again – April 14, 2020
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NJSBA urges Gov. Murphy to sign A3903/S2336, the remote notary bill, which permits notarial acts to be authorized remotely during the period of the public health emergency – April 13, 2020
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NJSBA Letter - Criminal Law Concerns
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Senators ask for action in U.S. Immigration Courts, including Newark and Elizabeth
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NJSBA Letter - Access to Critical Legal Services during Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic
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NJSBA advocating for profession, public
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Capitol Report: First-ever electronic voting session advances key bills
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Capitol Report: Pending legislation could help small businesses/law firms affected by COVID-19 pandemic
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