Legal Opinion Re: Registration Statement on Form S-4 (2011)Full Document 

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July 15, 2011

Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation

1830 Route 130 North

Burlington, New Jersey 08016

Re: Registration Statement on Form S-4

Ladies and Gentlemen:

We are issuing this opinion letter in our capacity as legal counsel to Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the "Issuer"), and each of the guarantors listed on Schedule A hereto (the "Guarantors" and each a "Guarantor" and together with the Issuer, the "Registrants"). This opinion letter is being delivered in connection with the proposed registration by the Issuer of $450,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of the Issuer’s 10% Senior Notes due 2019 (the "Exchange Notes"), to be guaranteed (the "Guarantees") by the Guarantors, pursuant to a Registration Statement on Form S-4 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission") under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), on or about July 15, 2011. Such Registration Statement, as amended or supplemented, is hereinafter referred to as the "Registration Statement." The Exchange Notes are to be issued pursuant to the Indenture dated as of February 24, 2011 (the "Indenture") by and among the Issuer, the Guarantors and Wilmington Trust FSB, as trustee (the "Trustee"). The Exchange Notes are to be issued in exchange for and in replacement of the Issuer’s 10% Senior Notes due 2019 issued on February 24, 2011 (the "Old Notes"), of which $450,000,000 in aggregate principal amount is outstanding and is subject to the exchange offer pursuant to the Registration Statement.

In that connection, we have examined originals, or copies certified or otherwise identified to our satisfaction, of such documents, corporate records and other instruments as we have deemed necessary for the purposes of this opinion, including (i) the articles of incorporation, bylaws and operating agreements of the Issuer and the Guarantors, (ii) resolutions of the Issuer and the Guarantors with respect to the issuance of the Exchange Notes and the Guarantees, (iii) the Indenture, (iv) the Registration Statement, (v) the Registration Rights Agreement, dated as February 24, 2011, by and among the Issuer, the Guarantors and Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporation and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC. (the "Registration Rights Agreement") and (vi) forms of the Exchange Notes and the Guarantees.


For purposes of this opinion, we have assumed the authenticity of all documents submitted to us as originals, the conformity to the originals of all documents submitted to us as copies and the authenticity of the originals of all documents submitted to us as copies. We have also assumed the genuineness of the signatures of persons signing all documents in connection with which this opinion is rendered, the authority of such persons signing on behalf of the parties thereto other than the Issuer and the Guarantors, and the due authorization, execution and delivery of all documents by the parties thereto other than the Issuer and the Guarantors. As to any facts material to the opinions expressed herein that we have not independently established or verified, we have relied upon statements and representations of

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