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Second Tuesday Divorce Workshop (August 14)

Second Tuesday is a nationally renowned, award winning, interactive workshop that has helped thousands of women since 1989. We provide a safe place to speak with other women experiencing similar life changes. Legal Issues Presented by Shari B. Veisblatt, Esq. The divorce process and legal fees Protecting yourself legally and financially ...

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Obermayer Attorneys Obtain Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Case after Six-Day Trial

Gary Samms, with the assistance of Nancy Farnen and Tara Dickerman, obtained a defense verdict on July 13, 2018 after a six day trial in Lackawanna County.  The medical malpractice case involved allegations of a doctor providing inappropriate care and treatment to a mother prior to conception that resulted in spina bifida in the child.  The jury ...

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HR LEGALIST LIVE PRESENTS: Supreme Court Update In Brief and Wage and Hour Trends and Tips

Obermayer and the Center City Proprietors Association will be hosting the third installment of their quarterly "HR Legalist Live" event series.  Join Obermayer's labor and employment attorneys for a summertime update covering the following topics:   What the Supreme Court's recent rulings on arbitration agreements, LGBTQ rights, and la...

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Second Tuesday Divorce Workshop (July 10)

Second Tuesday is a nationally renowned, award winning, interactive workshop that has helped thousands of women since 1989. We provide a safe place to speak with other women experiencing similar life changes. Legal IssuesPresented by Shari B. Veisblatt, Esq. The divorce process and legal fees Protecting yourself legally and financially Ch...

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Obermayer Welcomes Hillary Moonay Back as Equity Partner

108 N. Main Street, Suite 201 Doylestown, PA 18901-4640 Phone (215) 665-3000     Doylestown, Pa – July 5, 2018 – Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is welcoming back attorney Hillary Moonay.  Moonay—who began her career at Obermayer as a summer associate — returns as an equity partner.  Her arrival expands the firm’s family...

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Supreme Court Rules Against Public Sector Unions, Disallows “Fair Share” Fees for Public Employees

Today the Supreme Court ruled, in a 5-4 decision, that public sector employees who are not members of a union cannot be forced to pay union fees covering the costs of collective bargaining (Janus v. AFSCME).  In doing so, the Court overruled a 1977 case that allowed these so-called “agency fees,” and held that these fees violated the free ...

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New Child Custody Law Opens Door a Bit for Grandparents, Third Parties

On July 4, a change to the child custody laws in Pennsylvania is set to impact standing for grandparents and third parties. Historically, grandparents have been given an elevated status with regard to child custody matters. Normally, only parents or people acting as parents (in loco parentis) are individuals who may seek custody of a child. Howeve...

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Tax Audit Risk for Nonprofit Hospitals is Rising

    Several months ago Senate Finance Committee members Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Chair Orrin G. Hatch, R-Utah, stirred the hornets’ nest again for nonprofit hospitals by asking the IRS for answers regarding its oversight of nonprofit hospitals.  This request for information is expected to lead to additional IRS scrutiny of nonprofit hospi...

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Obermayer Attorney Gets Justice in High Income Child Support Cases in Pennsylvania

Congratulations to Michael E. Bertin! On June 19, 2018, in the case of Hanrahan v. Bakker, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a historic decision which reversed a trend that was victimizing wealthy parents who were required to pay child support.  Over the last eight years, because of a series of conflicting cases, statutes, and rules, child sup...

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What Should I Do With the House During a Divorce?

 The marital home is oftentimes a family’s greatest asset and therefore the division/sale of the marital home may become quite contentious. With that being said, there are only a few possible outcomes when discussing the sale/buyout of the marital home as follows: Continue Reading  

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