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New IRS Guidance to Tax Provision Means Big Breaks to Real Estate, Business Investors

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act added a new tax provision to the Internal Revenue Code, Section 1400Z-2, which aims to provide big capital gains tax breaks to real estate and business investors who make investments in certain economically underdeveloped areas. To be entitled to the capital gains tax break, investors are required to invest proceeds t...

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Second Saturday Divorce Workshop to Take Place on November 10th

Second Saturday 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 C...

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Obermayer's Thomas Roberto to speak at NJSBA's "Hot Tips in Family Law"

Obermayer attorney Thomas Roberto will be presenting at the New Jersey State Bar Association’s “Hot Tips in Family Law,” a CLE presentation on November 12, 2018. “Hot Tips in Family Law” is an annual course where hundreds of attorneys gather to receive advice from the state’s leading matrimonial attorneys and retired judges. This year,...

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The Supreme Court Rules that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act Applies to Small Government Employers

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (“ADEA”) forbids employment discrimination against employees who are 40 years of age or older.  Private employers with less than 20 employees are not subject to the ADEA.  On November 6, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously[1] held that the ADEA’s 20-employee threshold does not apply t...

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November is National Adoption Month!

November has been declared National Adoption Month with November 18th designated specifically as National Adoption Day.  The designation of National Adoption Month and National Adoption Day serve to raise awareness about the thousands of children in foster care across the country who await permanent, loving homes and families. This year...

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Obermayer's Julie Colton to Present to Pittsburgh University MSL Class

Obermayer attorney Julie Colton will be presenting on November 9th to a Master of Studies in Law (MSL) class at Pittsburgh University regarding family law.  Julie focuses her practice on family law matters including divorce, child custody, support, asset division, prenuptial agreements and international custody. Colton also has experience in ...

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The Long Road to Justice Before the Supreme Court

Being a family lawyer is not easy. You have to deal with emotional people going through turmoil in their lives. You have to juggle your time. And, with busy dockets, you have to wait your turn to get your chance to appear before the court. Predicting the result for your client and whether the litigation will be worth it is risky. In the end, more o...

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Ads will be Required to Disclose Prices for Rx Drugs

Ever since the FDA approved advertisements for prescription drugs on television, pharmaceutical companies have been heavily relying on them and collectively represent the third highest spender of any industry in national TV advertising. Despite the rapidly developing alternative media platforms, TV drug marketing is still thriving, as pharma comp...

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Obermayer's Managing Partner Mathieu Shapiro Co-Hosts ELR Biz Talk Radio Show

Obermayer's Managing Partner Mathieu Shapiro will be co-hosting Executive Leaders Radio (ELR) Biz Talk Radio Show on Friday, November 2 at 7:00 P.M.  Friday's episode will also feature co-host Denise Lantz and special guests Dolev Rafaeli, MD, Bryan Cohen, Bob McGowan, and Gordon May. Biz Talk is an informational radio show dedicated to discuss...

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Jury Okays Firing Transgender Employee for Negative Glassdoor Review

  On October 29, 2018, a San Francisco federal jury unanimously found that a Silicon Valley tech company did not commit unlawful retaliation by firing a transgender employee who accused the company of discrimination in a two-star Glassdoor review. Adrian Scott Duane, a transgender man, alleged on the job review website that IXL Learning, I...

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