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Preparing Witnesses

Title:         “Preparing Witnesses” Date:         Thursday, July 23, 2015 Time:        12pm to 1pm Faculty:    Ann T. Greeley, Ph.D., Vice President, DecisionQuest Location:  &nb...

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What Should I Know Before Going to Court on My Divorce Case?

Family lawyer, Amy Rokuson, provides answers to some common questions about going to court for your divorce. Watch the full video to find out what to wear to court, how to address the judge and tips on other items like arrival time and parking.

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New Family Medical Leave Act Forms Now Available Online from the Department of Labor

Effective immediately, employers have new versions of the seven DOL-issued Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms to use.  The revised forms are: WH-380-E Certification of Health Care Provider for Employee’s Serious Health Condition; WH-380-F Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member’s Serious Health Conditio...

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Major Overtime Rule Changes are Coming – Are you Prepared?

    Since 1938, the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) has set the federal minimum wage and mandated overtime pay (time and a half) for employees who work over 40 hours during a 7-day period.  The FLSA exempts employees from the minimum wage and overtime requirements if they are: (1) paid a fixed salary (the &ldqu...

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Is Teleworking Still a Reasonable Accommodation?

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and courts alike have long recognized that the identification and provision of reasonable accommodations in the workplace is a central feature of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA requires employers to make "reasonable accommodations to the known ... limitations of an otherwise qualified i...

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CMS Issues Final Rule for Medicare Shared Savings Program

This month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a final rule (the “Final Rule”) regarding an update to the Medicare Shared Savings Program (the “Program”). The Final Rule will seek to enhance primary care services, reduce administrative burdens, and provide flexibility in the Pro...

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Same-Sex Marriage is the Law of the Land: What's Next for FMLA Benefits?

FMLA Rights: Earlier this year, HR Legalist announced the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Final Rule (29 C.F.R. § 825.102) that changed the regulatory definition of “spouse” under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to include all marriages that were lawfully recognized in the place where they were performed, regard...

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Family Law Monthly Breakfast Series: CUSTODY IN PENNSYLVANIA - BEST INTEREST OF THE CHILD

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How do the Courts Handle Life Insurance?

Family lawyer, Amanda Figland, discusses the life insurance issues that can occur in a divorce process. She touches on the negative effects related to child support and alimony if an individual does not have life insurance.

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What to Expect in a Dauphin County Custody Conciliation Conference

All custody actions start with the preparation and filing of a custody complaint; Dauphin County is no exception.  In addition to preparing and filing the custody complaint, the plaintiff to the action must also prepare and file his/her Criminal Record/Abuse History Verification form and a Prior Court Involvement Statement.  These docum...

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