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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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CHANGE IS CONSTANT IN REAL ESTATE

Title:  “CHANGE IS CONSTANT IN REAL ESTATE” Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 Time: 12pm to 1pm Faculty:      James Conmy, Vice President and Counsel                   Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company  Location:             Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP               ...

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The New New Jersey Uniform Trust Code: Creating Uniformity for Beneficiaries, Trustees and the Professionals that Advise Them

The New New Jersey Uniform Trust Code: Creating Uniformity for Beneficiaries, Trustees and the Professionals that Advise Them As an estate planning attorney, it is hard to contain my excitement that a version of the Uniform Trust Code (“NJUTC”) was enacted in New Jersey on January 19, 2016 with an effective date of July 17, 2016. With its pas...

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Historic Moment: Husband Reports Wife’s HIPAA Violation Triggering Six Figure Penalty Against Employer

  For the second time in history, the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) has imposed a civil monetary penalty (“CMP”) against a covered entity for violations of the Health Insurance and Portability Act (“HIPAA”). Lincare, Inc., a provider of respiratory care, infusion therapy, and medical equipment to in-home patients, is required to pay...

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