This article explores what New Jersey law permits developers to do or not to do in the face of requests by municipalities for ” contributions” for schools, parks, fire equipment and the like. In an article which appeared in the March 26, 2007 issue of the New Jersey Law Journal, Sills Cummis attorney Thomas Jay Hall explores why towns are so desperate for money, and what the development community must do in the face of demands for “benefits” which are illegal and extortionate. To read the article, please click here.