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How to Enforce Child Support Orders in New Jersey

Whenever couples who share children decide to go their separate ways the issue of child support will arise at some point. In New Jersey and elsewhere throughout the country, parents are expected and required to take care of their children and provide for them financially. Cherry Hill child support lawyers will tell you that financial support is supposed to be used to pay for the basic needs of a child, such as shelter, clothing, food, education and medical support.

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Louis B. Kupperman Appointed to Delaware Valley Regional Finance Authority

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that its partner Louis B. Kupperman has been appointed by the Commissioners of Chester County to the Board of Directors of the Delaware Valley Regional Finance Authority (“DVRFA”). The Authority was created by Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties in 1985 to pr...

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OIG Report Outlines Five Recommendations for Hospice Care Reform

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) to reform the hospice payment system, collect data relevant to revising hospice payments and develop quality measures for hospices. In a recently released report, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of In...

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Hospice Provider Pays $4 Million to Settle Allegations of Fraudulent Billing

Good Shepherd Hospice, Inc., a for-profit hospice providing services in Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, and Texas (“Good Shepherd”), has agreed to pay $4 million to the U.S. government to settle allegations that it submitted false claims for hospice patients who were not terminally ill. Good Shepherd has also agreed to enter into a five-y...

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Federal Judge Enjoins President’s Immigration Action

On Monday, February 16th, a federal judge in Texas ruled in favor of the state of Texas and 25 other states to halt President Obama’s executive action on immigration, which was announced in November 2014.   HRLegalist previously noted that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service would begin accepting applications for the expa...

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When Going Through a Divorce Should I File Joint or Separate Returns?

Couples who are going through a divorce need to determine how they are going to file during tax season. Click here for some factors that divorcing couples should consider when making this decision.

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The Difficulty of Consistent Application of Supreme Court Precedent

Editor's note: The author and his firm filed an amicus brief in the Rost case discussed below. It's been three months since the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's decision in Tincher v. Omega Flex, 104 A.3d 328, 2014 Pa. LEXIS 3031 (Pa. 2014), and although the number of articles covering the ruling are legion, the legal community has yet to feel the dec...

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Paid Sick Leave Is a Reality In Philadelphia: How Will It Affect Your Business?

  Philadelphia has joined the 16 cities and three states that require private employers to provide employees with mandatory paid sick leave. The city ordinance, which was signed into law by Mayor Nutter on February 12, 2015, affects employers that employ at least 10 employees for 40 or more weeks in a calendar year. Mayor Nutter vetoed simila...

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Pennsylvania’s Management of Fill…One Step Forward and Two Steps Back

(Editor’s note: The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is currently considering modifications to its “Fill Policy.” The proposed revisions appear likely to result in a reduction in acceptable numeric values of contaminants in “clean fill.” The public comment period on the proposal closes on February ...

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Things You Should Know About Pennsylvania’s Divorce Process

There are several grounds upon which divorces may be granted in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, including adultery, bigamy, imprisonment for two or more years, willful desertion for one or more years and irretrievable breakdown of the marriage, among other things. 

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