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Michael E. Bertin Serves as Course Planner and Moderator for PBI Family Law Program - Navigating Across Counties

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA—NOVEMBER 16, 2012 -- Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP family law attorney, Michael E. Bertin will serve as the course planner and moderator of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute program "Family Law in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, & Montgomery Counties.” The program will feature the “Who, What, Whe...

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Gary M. Samms Named a 2012 “Awesome Attorney”

PHILADELPHIA – December 19, 2012–Obermayer's partner Gary M. Samms has recently been named by Suburban Life magazine reader’s as one of 2012’s Awesome Attorneys.”

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Labor and Employment Craziness on Tap for 2013: Are You Ready?

Location: Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP One Penn Center, 19th Floor (Conference Room 19A) 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19103-1895 P (215) 665-3000 The Firm’s office is conveniently located in the Suburban Station building and is easily accessible via SEPTA. Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 Time: Re...

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Error to Modify Custody at Contempt Hearing Without Petition Pending

 Recently, the case of P.H.D. v. R.R.D., __ A.3d __, 2012 PA Super 246 (Nov. 13, 2012), was decided by the Pennsylvania Superior Court. The P.H.D. case raises an issue that is discussed often among family law practitioners and has been reported in a number of appellate cases since the 1990s. The issue is whether a custody order may be modified at a contempt proceeding if a petition to modify is not pending before the court. A number of cases have been decided by the Superior Court that indicate a custody order may not be modified by a trial court at a contempt proceeding if a petition to modify has not been filed and served and properly before the court at the time of the contempt hearing. The reason for the prohibition of such action is that it would deprive the parties of their due process rights.

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Obermayer’s Samms, Shreibman and Roe Obtain Defense Verdict for Doctor in Case Over Informed Consent and Negligence

On December 7, 2012, Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP’s Gary M. Samms, along with Stephanie V. Shreibman and Jacqueline Sabol Roe successfully defended their client and obtained a defense verdict in the matter of Berdeci- Cortes v Rogers. 

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Obermayer's Batoff and Ryan Win Appeal in Zoning Matter

Jeffrey Batoff and John Ryan won an appeal before the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas in a divisive, confrontational zoning matter heard before the Northampton Township Board of Supervisors.

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The Obermayer Advisor Estate Planning – Fall 2012
Fiscal Cliff: An Opportunity For Estate Planning?

This issue discussed the “Fiscal Cliff" – An Opportunity For Estate Planning?

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Obermayer's Michael E. Bertin Named Chair of Philadelphia Bar Association’s Family Law Section


 

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Obermayer's Nina B. Stryker Speaks at CFA Society of Philadelphia program


 

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Obermayer’s Samms and Keefe Obtain Defense Verdict for Doctor in Case Over Patient’s Death

On November 21, 2012, Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP’s Gary M. Samms and Eileen K. Keefe successfully defended their client and obtained a defense verdict in the matter of Fanaro v Pottstown Hospital et al.  A unanimous jury found in favor of the doctor.

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