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REALTY TRANSFER TAX UPDATE

Title:                    “REALTY TRANSFER TAX UPDATE” Date:                     Thursday, February 23, 2017 Time:                    12pm to 1pm Faculty:                 Michael P. Weinstein, Esq.                              Nicole E. Norc...

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One Bite, Two Apples: Third Circuit Confirms That Requests For Leave Under the FMLA Can Simultaneously Qualify As A Request For A Reasonable Accommodation

  The interplay between the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) is an area of confusion for most employers. This confusion is understandable as both statutes serve distinct purposes but require a covered employer to grant medical leave to employees in certain circumstances. Employees...

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Donations that Qualify for a Charitable Deduction

  An individual’s motivation for making a charitable donation is not necessarily the charitable deduction.  Nonetheless, taking advantage of the deduction is a nice benefit.  Not all charitable donations; however, qualify for a charitable deduction.  The following tips will help ensure the donation qualifies for the charitable deduction: C...

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CMS Grants Eleventh Hour Extension for Attesting to Meaningful Use

  Providers participating in the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program now have an additional thirteen days to register and attest to meeting the meaningful use requirements for 2016. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has extended the reporting deadline until March 13, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. ET. This extension ...

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Obermayer Partner Speaks at Mid-East PASBO Regional Conference

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Benjamin Pratt spoke at the Mid-East Pennsylvania School of Business Officials Regional Conference. He presented a Negotiations Update for School Districts, which was attended by CFOs, business managers and business office employees from school districts in the Central Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valle...

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Wage and Hour Update – Federal and Local Laws on the Chopping Block

  During the Obama administration, federal agencies enacted wage and hour regulations that tended to favor employees, even while the federal minimum wage remained unchanged. State and local governments also played a role, moving forward with laws and ordinances governing wages and paid leave.    Continue Reading

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Recent Changes in Pet Custody

It is estimated that 70-80 million dogs and 74-96 million cats are owned in the United States.[1]  That equates to approximately 37-47% of all households in the United States own a dog, while approximately 30-37% of all households in the United States own a cat.  With these statistics, it is hard to believe that only one state has enacted l...

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Amy L. Rokuson and Shari B. Veisblatt author New Jersey Family Lawyer Article

Family law attorneys Amy L. Rokuson and Shari B. Veisblatt authored “The Implications of Sheridan Warnings and Potentially Coercive Effects on Settlement: Should Attorneys and Judges Think Before They Speak?” in the New Jersey Bar Association’s New Jersey Family Lawyer Vol. 37, No. 4  (February 2017); (see p. 25).  Click HERE to read the a...

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Thomas Roberto Authors New Jersey Family Lawyer Article

Thomas Roberto authored “Parenting Coordination in New Jersey: The Surprisingly Nebulous Task of Removing a Parenting Coordinator” in the New Jersey Bar Association’s New Jersey Family Lawyer Vol. 37, No. 4 - February 2017 (see p. 19).  Click HERE to read the article.

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Montgomery and Bucks County Commissioners Speak at Obermayer

From left: Obermayer Partner David Nasatir, Montgomery County Commission Chair Val Arkoosh, and Bucks County Commissioner Rob Loughery Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner David A. Nasatir moderated a panel discussion on how the new administration might impact regional and local economies. Montgomery Commission Chair Val Arkoosh, M...

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