On the defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff. Source: U.S. DOJ “>lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims. Source: U.S. DOJ “>settlement of the account of a nontestamentary trustee, as defined in N.J.S. 3B:17-9, the court shall allow him the compensation as may have been agreed upon by the instrument creating the trust; and in the absence of any express provision concerning compensation, shall allow him commissions in accordance with this chapter.

      L.1981, c. 405, s. 3B:18-2, eff. May 1, 1982.