Representative Cases

Bonnie M. Weir has been involved in many cases over the years. The following is a list of some of our reported cases:

  • Homestead at Mansfield Association v. Estate of Mount, 2104 WL 3055898 (N.J. App. Div.): This decision affirmed the trial court's determination that pursuant to the statute at issue a residuary beneficiary is not personally responsible for payment of HOA assessments due after the date of death but rather are solely the responsibility of the executor/rix of the estate.
  • Vaish v. Vaish, 2014 WL 6724633 (N.J.App.Div): This decision affirmed determinations of spousal and child support based upon the unopposed expert report and testimony of the spouse especially in light of the appellant's failure to abide by court orders and flagrant disregard for the judicial process.
  • Valley National Bank v. Star Holdings, 2013 WL 5539083 (N.J. App. Div.): This decision confirmed that assignments of loan documents included all loan documents referenced in the Note and Mortgage, including personal guarantees, and reaffirmed that an unpublished out-of-state decision was not binding on the trial court.
  • In re Carless; Valley National Bank v. Carless, 2012 WL 32700 (Bkrtcy. D.N.J.): This bankruptcy decision held the debtor's obligation to the bank was non-dischargeabe based upon misrepresentations in the Affidavit of Title with respect to the debtor's financial condition.
  • Carnes Communications, Inc. v. Dello Russo , 305 A.D.2d 332 (1st Dept. 2003): This decision considered the enforceability of an exclusive agency agreement and determined that it did not prohibit competition by the principal.
  • Musikoff v. Jay Parrino's The Mint, LLC , 2000 WL 33775287 (DNJ 2000): This matter considered the proper method for enforcing an attorney's lien for services rendered. On appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 2001 WL 1877266 (3rd Cir. NJ), the Court petitioned the New Jersey Supreme Court to determine a question of law. This was the first decision by the New Jersey Supreme Court in which it rendered an opinion to a certified question from the Third Circuit. 172 N.J. 133 (2002): The Supreme Court interpreted the attorney lien statute.
  • In re Mossavi , 334 N.J.Super . 112 (Ch. Div. 2000): This was the first time a court determined it was appropriate for a physician to compel hospital employees to testify at a hospital hearing through the issuance of subpoenas.
  • Plaza at Latham Associates v. Citicorp North America, Inc . 150 B.R. 507 (N.D.N.Y. 1993): The District Court for the Northern District of New York determined that the bankruptcy court had subject matter jurisdiction to approve a settlement and further that it had authority to enter a final order approving a settlement.

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