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Family Law Practice featured in March 2015 edition of Suburban Life, "Working in the best interests of children"

Obermayer’s Family Law Practice is profiled in Suburban Life/Main Line Montgomery County Magazine (March 2015) in the article, “Working in the best interests of children.”  Click here to read the article.

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News from the Health Law Gurus™: Week of February 22, 2015

News from the Health Law Gurus™ is a weekly summary of notable health law news from around the country with helpful links to related content. Check back every week for the latest health law news stories. Meaningful Use Attestation Deadline Extended to March 20, 2015 – According to a news alert from the Centers for Medicare and Medica...

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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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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 expanded version...

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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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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 similar le...

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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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