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Where is my Loved One’s Will?

A simple gift you can give to your family is letting them know where to find your original will. While it is possible to probate a copy, it is much more difficult and time-consuming.  During the initial mourning period, people may find it overwhelming to face the many tasks required of those left behind.  After the end of life celebration, ...

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Organizations Want to Cry After WannaCry Ransomware Attacks

Earlier this month a massive ransomware attack spread throughout 150 countries, infecting 300,000 computers and crippling businesses across the globe. The ransomware, called “Wannacry,” infiltrated a variety of institutions, encrypting the user’s files and demanding payment of $300-$600 in bitcoin to unfreeze files. Hundreds of hospitals an...

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Pre-Nups: Should I or Should I Not

Title:                    “Pre-Nups: Should I or Should I Not” Date:                     Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Time:                    12pm to 1pm Faculty:                 David L. Ladov, Esq.                             Stephanie H. Winegra...

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Freelance Isn’t Free: New York City Reins in Independent Contractors, One Work Provider at a Time

Overview New York City’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act (or FIFA, for short) is not just an attention-grabbing name, but game-changing legislation that has imposed unprecedented regulations on the Five Borough “gig economy.” Continue Reading  

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Obermayer Adds Corporate and Real Estate Partner

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP adds Andrew S. Kasmen to the firm’s business & finance department. Kasmen practices in the firm’s Conshohocken and Philadelphia offices. “We are excited to have Andy join the firm,” said Obermayer Business & Finance Department Chair David A. Nasatir. “He brings a wealth of legal knowledg...

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Stephanie Winegrad Speaks About Family Law to Upper Dublin High School Students

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Stephanie Winegrad spoke about family law at Upper Dublin High School. The child development program consisted of videos, role-playing exercises, homework assignments and an interactive lecture on the topics of family law, communication skills and marriage.  This is Winegrad’s eighth year teachi...

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Michael Fitzpatrick Presents at Univest Economic Summit 2017

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Michael G. Fitzpatrick presented at the Univest Economic Summit 2017. Fitzpatrick, along with four other panelists, discussed the general economy, forecasts, current legislation, and other related topics. Former U.S. Rep. Michael G. Fitzpatrick has practiced law for more than 20 years, representin...

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Obermayer Attorneys Named To 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® And Rising Stars Lists

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that a number of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®. Obermayer 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Bankruptcy Charles M. Golden Business LitigationThomas A. LeonardWilliam J. Leonard Civil Litigation DefenseGary M. Samms Employment &...

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What are my Custodial Rights and Financial Responsibilities Toward my Eighteen Year Old Child?

In a few short weeks, many children will be graduating from high school and will embark upon the next chapter of their lives. Whether that choice includes college, trade school, or the work force, as a divorced parent, how does this milestone affect your custodial rights and financial responsibilities toward your child? Continue Reading

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Equal Pay Protections Upset by Recent Ninth Circuit Ruling

On April 27, 2017, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an employer was allowed to base “a pay differential on prior salary so long as it showed that its use of prior salary effectuated some business policy and that the employer used the factor reasonably in light of its stated purpose and its other practices.”   By its ruling, it ...

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