Civil Litigation

Business Litigation/Breach of Contract

The lawyers at Schiller & Pittenger, P.C. have substantial experience in representing clients in contract disputes and business break-ups. We are well-versed in handling all aspects of business disputes, including the ability to aggressively litigate such disputes when necessary or negotiate a favorable settlement with respect to the specific controversy.

Employment Litigation

At Schiller & Pittenger, P.C., our experienced attorneys have successfully represented employees and employers in a wide variety of labor and employment matters, including, breach of employment contract actions, wage and hour litigation, employment discrimination cases (including actions commenced under New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination), retaliatory termination actions (including actions commenced under New Jersey’s Conscientious Employee Protection Act), unfair labor practice actions and sexual harassment cases.

Estate Litigation

Our attorneys have significant experience handling estate, trust and fiduciary litigation.  We represent clients in connection with enforcing or contesting a wide variety of estate planning documents, including the probate of wills, will construction issues, validity of trust documents, contested accountings for both estates and trusts, proceedings for the discovery and turnover of estate or trust assets, as well as other trusts and estates-related matters.

Real Estate Litigation

Despite the best intentions of the parties to a real estate contract, things do not always go smoothly and a lawsuit may arise when one of the parties does not close the transaction. Whether residential or commercial, buyer or seller, plaintiff or defendant, we can help.

Land Use Litigation

We  represent our clients in litigation regarding the approval, either appealing from a denial by the local agency or defending an approval against an appeal filed by an objector. Our attorneys’ extensive experience has also enabled them to represent clients in response to applications for the development of property that can negatively affect the clients. This representation can seek to prevent the proposed development or to obtain sufficient changes to it to mitigate negative impacts. Litigation appealing from a development approval may also be an option.

Our attorneys possess the skill and expertise to handle any civil litigation proceeding.  Contact Schiller & Pittenger, P.C. today at (908) 490-0444 to see how we may be able to assist you.

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