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CMS Grants Eleventh Hour Extension for Attesting to Meaningful Use

  Providers participating in the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program now have an additional thirteen days to register and attest to meeting the meaningful use requirements for 2016. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has extended the reporting deadline until March 13, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. ET. This extension ...

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Obermayer Partner Speaks at Mid-East PASBO Regional Conference

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Benjamin Pratt spoke at the Mid-East Pennsylvania School of Business Officials Regional Conference. He presented a Negotiations Update for School Districts, which was attended by CFOs, business managers and business office employees from school districts in the Central Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valle...

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Wage and Hour Update – Federal and Local Laws on the Chopping Block

  During the Obama administration, federal agencies enacted wage and hour regulations that tended to favor employees, even while the federal minimum wage remained unchanged. State and local governments also played a role, moving forward with laws and ordinances governing wages and paid leave.    Continue Reading

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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 passage, New Jersey joins at least 28 other states (including our neighbor, Pennsylvania) that have enacted legislation based on ...

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Recent Changes in Pet Custody

It is estimated that 70-80 million dogs and 74-96 million cats are owned in the United States.[1]  That equates to approximately 37-47% of all households in the United States own a dog, while approximately 30-37% of all households in the United States own a cat.  With these statistics, it is hard to believe that only one state has enacted l...

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Amy L. Rokuson and Shari B. Veisblatt author New Jersey Family Lawyer Article

Family law attorneys Amy L. Rokuson and Shari B. Veisblatt authored “The Implications of Sheridan Warnings and Potentially Coercive Effects on Settlement: Should Attorneys and Judges Think Before They Speak?” in the New Jersey Bar Association’s New Jersey Family Lawyer Vol. 37, No. 4  (February 2017); (see p. 25).  Click HERE to read the a...

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Thomas Roberto Authors New Jersey Family Lawyer Article

Thomas Roberto authored “Parenting Coordination in New Jersey: The Surprisingly Nebulous Task of Removing a Parenting Coordinator” in the New Jersey Bar Association’s New Jersey Family Lawyer Vol. 37, No. 4 - February 2017 (see p. 19).  Click HERE to read the article.

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Montgomery and Bucks County Commissioners Speak at Obermayer

From left: Obermayer Partner David Nasatir, Montgomery County Commission Chair Val Arkoosh, and Bucks County Commissioner Rob Loughery Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner David A. Nasatir moderated a panel discussion on how the new administration might impact regional and local economies. Montgomery Commission Chair Val Arkoosh, M...

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President Trump Orders a Wall and Other Major Immigration Measures in His First Week in Office

  On January 25, 2017, President Trump issued three Executive Orders related to our immigration system and national security. Broadly speaking, the President’s orders focus on the following:  border security, removal of undocumented immigrants from the U.S., and the visa issuance by U.S. consular posts abroad.  Continue Reading  

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Gary Samms Quoted in Law360

GarySamms was quoted in, "Hospital, Doctors Can't Shake Claims In Negligence Action," in Law360. Click here to view the full article.

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