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What is a Protection From Abuse (PFA) order?

Obermayer’s Central Pennsylvania family law attorney, Cara Boyanowski, discusses what a protection from abuse (PFA) order is.     Cara A. Boyanowski concentrates her practice in the field of domestic law and wills and estates.  As a domestic law practitioner, she represents clients in simple and complex divorce, support, custody, ali...

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Lawsuit Bait: Reimagining the Revenant in Today’s Litigious World

Although the Oscars are eleven days away, it seems that the online collective of paid critics, amateur bloggers, and self-professed film buffs has already announced the “rightful winners.”  Whatever the Academy Awards Committee officially decides, the court of public opinion has long since pulled the Oscar bait off the hook and separated the...

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Obermayer Partner Invited as Faculty to 21st Annual Jefferson Anesthesia Conference

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner and Chair of the Professional Liability Department Gary M. Samms will be a featured speaker at the 21st Annual Jefferson Anesthesia Conference in Big Sky, Montana.  Samms will provide three specific presentations.  The topics include “Dealing With Unexpected or Poor Outcomes After Anesthesia”...

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David Nasatir Appointed to Delaware Valley Regional Finance Authority

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner David A. Nasatir was appointed by the Montgomery County Commissioners to The Delaware Valley Regional Finance Authority. The Authority was created by Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties in 1985 to provide loans to local governments in Pennsylvania. Nasatir chairs Obermayer's Business...

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Walter Cohen was Quoted on PennLive Kane's removal and her survival

Walter Cohen was quoted on PennLive's, "'This circus continues': AG Kathleen Kane survives, and possibly thrives, after failed ouster." Click here to read the full article.

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Walter Cohen Quoted on PennLive on Kane's Removal

Walter Cohen was quoted on PennLive's, "AG Kathleen Kane's Senate removal vote may kick off a whole new controversy." Click here to view the full article.

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Unique Case of Stepparent Owing Child Support to Stepchildren

In Pennsylvania, generally, a stepparent is not liable for child support of his or her stepchildren. The mere existence of a relationship between a child and the stepparent is insufficient to establish a support obligation for the stepparents, even if the stepparent is found to be in loco parentis to the child. The recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court...

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Ask the Health Law Gurus™: What Is a Civil Monetary Penalty and How Is It Different from an OCR Settlement?

The Health Law Gurus™ are here to help you stay current on issues and breaking news in health law. To help you stay up-to-date, we are excited to announce our new segment, “Ask the Health Law Gurus™.” Each month, we will select a reader’s question and answer it here, on the Health Law Gurus™ blog. In response to our last blog post,...

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Hearts and Roses Versus GPS and Monitoring Devices

It is hard to believe that unrequited love exists, while the scent of chocolate and roses still lingers in the air from Valentine’s Day, but on occasion, Cupid’s arrow does miss its mark and spouses may stray from their marital bonds. When this happens, what action can the injured spouse take to track down their cheating spouse without ne...

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Helpful Policies To Address Office Romances This Valentine’s Day

They say that “love is in the air” around Valentine’s Day, but companies should avoid breathing it in too deeply. Because office romances are prevalent, employers should take proactive steps to reduce the liability of such romances that can lead to salacious allegations and expensive litigation.  Companies must be equipped to handle offi...

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