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Doctrine of Paternity by Estoppel and Child Custody

The doctrine of paternity by estoppel is most often applied in child support cases to either preclude a man who has held the child out as his own from avoiding support of the child after his relationship with the child's mother has ended or to preclude a mother "who held one man out as her child's father from seeking support from another man" at a ...

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Hercules Grigos quoted on Philly.com on zoning approval of development at Callowhill Street and Columbus Boulevard

Hercules Grigos was quoted on Philly.com in, "1,350 rental apartments, two gyms approved for Philly waterfront," on the plan to build a four-tower, residential mixed-use development at Callowhill Street and Columbus Boulevard, which won Planning Commission approval Tuesday. Click here to read more.

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Investigating Employee Complaints of Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying is once again receiving significant media attention after a Miami Dolphins offensive lineman, Jonathan Martin, lodged allegations of bullying and harassment by fellow lineman Richie Incognito and other unnamed teammates. While the National Football League investigates Martin’s claims, the Dolphins have suspended Incognito p...

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David L. Ladov and Robert I Whitelaw interviewed by Divorce Magazine

David L. Ladov and Robert I Whitelaw were interviewed by Divorce Magazine as a part of their teleseminar program. Click here to listen to the teleseminar.

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Implementing the Interactive Process under the ADA

The duty to provide a reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability is considered one of the most important statutory requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). Under the ADA, an employer with 15 or more employees is required to provide a covered job applicant or employee with a reasonable accommodation, unless doing so would pose an undue hardship (i.e., significant difficulty or expense) or direct threat.

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Hercules Grigos quoted on Philly.com on townhome development proposed at Columbus and Catherine Streets

Hercules Grigos was quoted on Philly.com in, "Architect plans 75 townhouses for Philly's Queen Village," on a 75-unit townhome development his client is proposing for the location.

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Highlighting the Revisions to the Child Custody Rules

In January 2011, the new custody act became effective and changed the landscape of child custody in Pennsylvania. However, the Rules of Civil Procedure pertaining to child custody tracked the custody statutes previously in effect and created inconsistency. The much anticipated revised custody rules were promulgated and became effective September 3....

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Patent Portfolios After Myriad, How to Fit in Those New Genes?

Joseph Aceto authored the article, "Patent Portfolios After Myriad, How to Fit in Those New Genes?" in the ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters publication, which explores the recent US Supreme Court decision in Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. and its clarification of what is considered patentable subject matter. Patent...

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Child Relocation Decisions to Be Explained Near Time of Ruling

The evolution of the courts’ application of the new child custody statute continues at a consistent pace. A recurring issue that has been addressed by the Pennsylvania Superior Court pertains to the requirement of the trial court to provide the reasons for its decisions in custody cases on the record in open court or in a written opinion or o...

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Walter Cohen featured on PennLive

Walter Cohen is featured on Penn Live where he offers analysis on the preliminary hearings for former Penn State President Graham Spanier, former Athletic Director Tim Curley and former senior vice president for finance and business Gary Schultz, in the Dauphin County Courthouse. The three are accused of charges related to the Jerry Sandusky child ...

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