Motion to Dismiss Decision and Order – NJ BER-L-5274-12

Here are some bullet points regarding Judge Harz’s decision on Colón’s Motion to Dismiss.  The complete document is available below.

  1. All claims against Defendant Newton were dismissed.
  2. All claims against Defendant Colón by her former husband were dismissed.
  3. The breach of contract claim was dismissed and the judge ruled that the non-disclosure agreement was “invalid and not binding between the parties”.
  4. The Plaintiff’s claims for trade libel were dismissed.
  5. Claims related to statements allegedly made by Defendant Colón at public variance hearings were dismissed.
  6. The case will go into discovery as to the Plaintiff’s claims for defamation and conspiracy and false light/defamation by implication and conspiracy.