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Michael E. Bertin to Speak at PBI Webinar on New Child Custody Legislation

Michael E. Bertin, a partner and member of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP's Litigation Department and Family Law Group, will be a speaker at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute webinar entitled: “The New Child Custody Legislation: An Overview.” The webinar will focus on the new custody bill that goes into effect on January 24, 20...

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Support Order Increased Without Cross-Petition to Modify

The recent case of Brickus v. Dent provides practitioners with a reminder that support orders may be modified in any appropriate manner — either upwardly or downwardly — regardless of whether the petitioner is seeking an upward or downward modification of the order and the respondent does not file a counter/cross-petition to modify. Br...

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Nina B. Stryker Named Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Probate & Trust Law Section

PHILADELPHIA – December 20, 2010–Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Nina B. Stryker has been elected Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Section of Probate and Trust Law.  Stryker, who currently serves as the Chair-Elect of the Probate Section, was named at the Section&rsquo...

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Gary M. Samms Named “Awesome Attorney”

PHILADELPHIA – November 24, 2010–Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Gary M. Samms has recently been named as one of AVVO’s “Awesome Attorneys 2010” and Suburban Life Magazine’s “Reader’s Choice Top Attorneys.”   Samms selection is in the &ldq...

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Pennsylvania's New Development Permit Extension Act

Recently the Pennsylvania Legislature enacted the Development Permit Extension Act.  This Act will extend the life of development approvals throughout the Commonwealth to July 2, 2013.  Types of Approvals Covered: Generally any government agency approval, agreement, permit including building or construction permit relating to construc...

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Anastasius “Tassos” Efstratiades honored by the Cyprus Society of Greater Philadelphia

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that Anastasius (Tassos) Efstratiades was honored by the Cyprus Society of Greater Philadelphia “Makarios III” at their annual banquet on Saturday, November 20, 2010 for his work in the Greek community.  The event was held at the Adelphia Restaurant in Deptford, New ...

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Nina Stryker to Speak at 17th Annual Estate Law Institute

Obermayer’s Nina B. Stryker will present the topic, "Marital Agreements: Avoiding Post Death Surprises” at the PBI’s 17th Annual Estate Law Institute.  The Estate Law Institute is a two-day CLE event, highlighting recent trends and issues facing estate and trust lawyers, held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center November 11 ...

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Revisiting Barter under the CISG


 

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Michael E. Bertin Will Serve as Course Planner and Moderator for PBI Program in October & December

Michael E. Bertin, a partner in the Litigation Department of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP will serve as the Course Planner and Moderator of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute program entitled: "Family Law in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, & Montgomery Counties.” The program will feature the “Who, What, When, Where, & Why&rd...

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Tax Ramifications and Costs in Equitable Distribution

The recent Superior Court case of Balicki v. Balicki has sent shock waves throughout the family law community. The question family law practitioners face is whether the Balicki decision mandates the court to apply tax ramifications and the costs of sale to all assets when equitably dividing the marital estate. In 2005, the Pennsylvania Divorce Cod...

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