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Lawrence Tabas Quoted on CBS3 on the PICA Board Approval of Philadelphia’s Amended Financial Plan

Lawrence Tabas, newly elected chair of the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (PICA), was quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer on the PICA Board approval of Philadelphia’s Amended Financial Plan. Lawrence said that with the potential for an increase in the state income tax that is being advocated by one candidate for Governor...

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Lawrence Tabas Quoted in Philadelphia Inquirer on the PICA Board Approval of Philadelphia’s Amended Financial Plan

Lawrence Tabas, newly elected chair of the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (PICA), was quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer on the PICA Board approval of Philadelphia’s Amended Financial Plan. Lawrence said that with the potential for an increase in the state income tax that is being advocated by one candidate for Gov...

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Should I have a Prenuptial Agreement?

A prenuptial agreement is not the death knell of romance! It is a misconception that if you are not a celebrity and do not have millions of dollars, you do not need a prenuptial agreement. Couples from all tax brackets should talk about financial issues prior to their marriage and may benefit from a prenuptial agreement. Although the word “pr...

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Is There a Statute of Limitations for Contribution Actions Under New Jersey’s Spill Act?

A cornerstone of environmental legislation in New Jersey is The New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control Act (“Spill Act”), N.J.S.A. 58:10-23.11 et seq.; New Jersey’s analogue to the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, more commonly known as CERCLA. Like CERCLA, the Spill Act is the prim...

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NLRB and DOL Gang Up On Employers with Referral System

In August 2014, by Memorandum OM 14-77, the National Labor relations Board (NLRB) notified its Regional Offices that NLRB agents should take an active role in notifying employees who file unfair labor practice charges of their rights and potential claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and under the Occupation Safety and Health (OSH) Act....

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David Ladov Speaks at Pennsylvania Bar Institute

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner David L. Ladov presented on Support, Custody and Equitable Distribution and Alimony at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s 18th Annual Family Law Update. Ladov was the course planner for the session, which was also simulcast to more than 15 cities in Pennsylvania. As chair of the firm’s f...

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HITECH Act Assures Meaningful Use & Care Coordination…For Some

The passage of the ARRA HITECH Act in 2009 fostered significant advancements in patient engagement and care coordination by incentivizing primarily physical health providers and acute care hospitals to make smarter use of technology. Specifically, the Act provided funding for eligible providers and hospitals to adopt electronic health records (EHR)...

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Samantha Evian Speaks at Smart Divorce Planning Seminar

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Samantha Evian will debunk many of the common divorce myths and provide tips for smart divorce planning at an upcoming Divorce Seminar. In addition, a financial planner will present on uncoupling your assets and debt and walking away with sustainable investment resources, and a special guest motiva...

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Effectively Utilize Restrictive Covenants in the Construction Industry

Restrictive covenants come in many forms; they can be stand-alone agreements, such as a confidentiality agreement, or they can be included in various types of contracts, such as noncompete or nonsolicitation provisions in employment contracts, asset purchase agreements or stock purchase agreements. Many industries that rely on relationships to gen...

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I have texts and Facebook posts that prove my spouse is cheating. Does this get admitted in my divorce case?

In a previous blog we posted about a spouses cheating and whether it’s a crime to spy on them. Following up with that post: On many occasions clients have wanted to know if the texts they have or the emails or Facebook posts depicting affairs or obscene behavior of their spouse will help them with their divorces or custody cases. If the info...

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