New Jersey Passes Law Granting Limited Immunity to Planned Real Estate Developments for Civil Liability from COVID-19 Damage Claims

July 2nd, 2021 | Community Association Law Blog, News

By Eric F. Frizzell, Esq. and Mary Wynn Seiter, Esq. July 1, 2021 Summary of the new law On July 1, 2021, Governor Philip Murphy signed into law a bill (A4979/S3584) that grants limited immunity to planned real estate developments from civil liability for damages arising from, or related to, …Continue Reading

Alert – New Jersey Health Department Issues Revised Standards on Pool and Aquatic Facilities

May 11th, 2021 | News

The New Jersey Department of Health has issued revised pool guidelines that we just received. Our law firm is reviewing them and will be providing you with our advice, but we wanted to get these to you as soon as possible. Pool and Aquatic Facility Guidelines

ALERT – Pending Immunity Legislation for Community Associations in NJ Senate and Assembly

March 29th, 2021 | News

There are now bills pending in both the New Jersey Senate (S3584) and New Jersey Assembly (A4979) that if enacted would provide immunity against any cause of action for any “illness, injury, death, or other damages arising from, or related to, an exposure to, or transmission of, COVID-19 on the …Continue Reading

Congratulations, Bob Buckalew, on your Retirement!

March 12th, 2021 | News

Robert J. Buckalew, known to everyone as “Bob”, has retired from BFC. Bob founded BFC in 1988 with Eric Frizzell and Martin Crevina. For the next 32 years, he concentrated his practice of law on commercial and residential real estate, land use and zoning, and community association law. Combining his …Continue Reading

Governor Murphy Issues Critical Executive Order Requiring COVID-19 Protective Measures by All Employers

October 30th, 2020 | News

On October 28, 2020, Governor Philip Murphy issued Executive Order No. 192. The Order requires every business, non-profit (condominium associations are non-profits), and governmental or educational entity “that requires or permits its workforce, in part or as a whole, to be physical present at a worksite to perform work,” to …Continue Reading

The Jewish Link Newspaper Spotlights BFC Attorney David Joyandeh

September 26th, 2020 | News

David Joyandeh, an associate with Buckalew Frizzell & Crevina, was the Featured Real Estate Professional of the Week in the August 13, 2020 issue of The Jewish Link newspaper. Congratulations David! David concentrates his practice in commercial and residential real estate and community association law. David graduated Summa Cum Laude …Continue Reading

Governor Murphy Authorizes Re-Opening of Gyms

August 29th, 2020 | News

On August 27, 2020, Governor Philip D. Murphy issued Executive Order No. 181 authorizing the re-opening of gyms, health clubs and fitness centers in New Jersey as of September 1st, and the State of New Jersey Department of Health (“DOH”) issued guidelines imposing numerous requirements on opening and operating these …Continue Reading

Community Association Pools Authorized to Re-Open June 22nd. Read the Initial Guidelines from NJ Department of Health

June 9th, 2020 | Community Association Law Blog, News

By Eric F. Frizzell Governor Philip Murphy stated at his press conference today, June 9, 2020, that municipal and private swim club swimming pools, which includes community association pools, can open on June 22nd. The New Jersey Department of Health (“DOH”) will be issuing formal written standards and guidelines today …Continue Reading

Eric Frizzell is Featured Speaker on Cooperator Webinar re Re-opening Community Association Amenities

May 28th, 2020 | News

On May 20, 2020, Eric Frizzell was a featured speak at The Cooperator’s Webinar entitled “Be Prepared. Re-opening Your Clubhouse and Amenities”. Eric discussed numerous factors that Boards need to consider in deciding whether to re-open any amenity, including a Board’s duty of care to the residents of its Association, …Continue Reading

White House Request for Self-Quarantine by Anyone Who Has Been in NYC Recently

March 26th, 2020 | Community Association Law Blog, News

Eric F. Frizzell, Esq. As you probably have heard, at the White House daily briefing on Tuesday afternoon, March 24, Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator, stated that everybody who has been in New York in the last few days and leaves should be self-quarantining for 14 …Continue Reading