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PICA Report: Phila. Growth Threatened by Pension Woes

Lawrence Tabas was quoted in, "PICA Report: Phila. Growth Threatened by Pension Woes," in the Philadelphia Inquirer. The article discusses how Philadelphia's underfunded municipal pension fund is an issue for the city's long-term economic growth. Click here to read the full article.

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Understanding New Jersey Child Support

Parents who decide to go their separate ways will undoubtedly face issues surrounding child support and visitation. Regardless of whether you were married or unmarried, New Jersey law requires both parents to provide monetary support to their children for a certain length of time. 

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Obermayer Family Matters - Many Couples Resolve Their Marital Issues in the New Year

  There are several reasons why the new year brings about resolutions to contact a divorce attorney once the holidays are over. Visit our Family Law blog here to read why.

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Workplace Winter Safety: Protecting Employees from Winter Weather

Last year, temperatures throughout the United States dropped to record lows; and weather stations were abuzz with tips on preparing for the “polar vortex,” which brought with it arctic blasts and heavy snowfall. Meteorologists are predicting another harsh, cold winter and have provided a list of instructions for surviving the long winter mont...

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News from the Health Law Gurus™: Week of January 11, 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. Top Five Resolutions for Covered Entities and Business Associates in 2015 – The New Year is here. It is time to make those 2015 res...

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Mathieu J. Shapiro and Rigel Farr authored “A Shift In Discoverability Of Litigation Hold Notices?” in Law360. Click here to read the article.

Mathieu J. Shapiro and Rigel Farr authored “A Shift In Discoverability Of Litigation Hold Notices?” in Law360.  Click here to read the article.

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Court Analyzes Jurisdiction to Modify Custody Order Under UCCJEA

All but one state in the United States have adopted the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (the UCCJEA) (the exception being Massachusetts). The predecessor of the UCCJEA was the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act (UCCJA). A primary complaint about the UCCJA was that numerous custody orders could be entered in different stat...

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David A. Nasatir to Co-Chair the Montgomery County Democratic Judicial Screening Committee

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner David A. Nasatir was selected to Co-Chair the Montgomery County Democratic Judicial Screening Committee. The Committee will review applicants for the four open Court of Common Pleas judicial positions and make recommendations to the Montgomery County Democratic Committee in advance of their endorse...

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Tips to Help Stem the Rising Tide of FMLA Claims

In recent years, the number of federal lawsuits filed under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) has been steadily increasing.  In 2012, there were 406 new federal FMLA cases filed nationally.  In 2013, that number more than doubled to 992; and, in 2014, there were 1115 FMLA lawsuits filed in federal courts throughout the country.  ...

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Stephanie Sprenkle Selected by CREW as "Outstanding Member at Large"

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Stephanie J. Sprenkle was selected by Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Philadelphia as the 2014 “Outstanding Member at Large” for the chapter. The award is given annually to a member who works tirelessly to promote the mission of the local Chapter and has made significant contributio...

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