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“Analysis of the Changes to Pennsylvania Business Entity Transaction Laws”

Title:  “Analysis of the Changes to Pennsylvania Business Entity Transaction Laws” Date: Friday, August 14, 2015 Time: 12pm to 1pm Faculty:               Christopher D. Hill, Esq. Location:           ...

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Smooth Sailing: Streamlining Pennsylvania’s Business Entity Laws
Changes to Pennsylvania’s Business Entity Laws

On July 1, 2015, Act 172 of 2014, the Association Transactions Act (the “Act”), went into effect, overhauling Pennsylvania’s entity laws contained in Title 15, Corporations and Unincorporated Associations. Derived from the Model Entity Transactions Act (“META”), the Act seeks to modernize and streamline the “hub ...

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Pennsylvania Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial Agreements, also known as premarital agreements, are agreements entered into between two prospective spouses, who contemplate marriage, and wish for the agreement to become effective upon their marriage. The purpose of the agreement, which is considered a contract between the two prospective spouses, is to set out in writing exactly ...

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BANKRUPTCY AVOIDANCE LITIGATION — DO I REALLY HAVE TO GIVE THAT PAYMENT BACK?

   (Part one in a two-part series on avoidance litigation in bankruptcy cases) While initial consumer and commercial bankruptcy filings have, in recent years, ebbed in the wake of the historic highs of the Great Recession, the tail of the bankruptcy boom continues to vex the business community from an unexpected source — avoidan...

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What is the Divorce Process?

Every divorce litigation starts with a complaint for divorce. Attorneys Amy Rokuson and Shari Veisblatt explain the steps that take place thereafter. This includes the case management conference, case management order, the discovery process, matrimonial early settlement panel (MESP), economic mediation, and the trial if the case could not be resolved.

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Obermayer Partner Appointed to PBA Family Law Section Executive Committee

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Stephanie Winegrad was appointed as a Council Member and a Member of the Executive Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section.             Winegrad focuses her practice on family law, handling matters including, divorce, ...

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Obermayer Partner Presents at PBI's Family Law 101

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Stephanie Winegrad presented at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s, “Family Law 101,” on July 23. Winegrad discussed issues relating to divorce, support, protection from abuse, ethics and prenuptial agreements.             Wine...

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Michael Phillips Quoted in Philadelphia Inquirer on St. Laurentius Church Historic Designation

Michael Phillips was quoted in, "Changing Skyline: Wing and a prayer? Not so when rethinking religious buildings," in the Phiadelphia Inquirer. The article discusses the St. Laurentius Church Historic Designation and future uses. Click here to read the full article.

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Beyond All Appropriate Inquiry, Environmental Liability Protection in Commercial Property Transactions

 The ubiquitous Phase I environmental report is hopefully familiar to everyone involved in commercial property development. As an initial evaluation of potential environmental conditions on a property, it obviously serves as a valuable tool for a prospective purchaser of commercial real estate. The Phase I also serves an additional – c...

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Will My Child Be Interviewed During My Divorce?

Attorneys Amanda Figland and Shari Veisblatt cover what you need to know about child interviews during a divorce. They explain what you should expect including the types of questions asked, if the interview will be recorded, and if the child’s preference is a factor in the final court decision.

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