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Edward R. McMahon v. City of Newark

7-17-08 (A-39-07)

When a taxpayer and a municipality have agreed in a detailed, arm’s length writing that their disputes are to be resolved in a forum other than the Tax Court, the forum selection agreement will take precedence and its terms must be honored. Because
plaintiff was entitled to have his case heard in the Superior Court in the first instance, the Tax Court lacked jurisdiction to determine the controversy.