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Nina Stryker Presented PBI Program on Fundamentals of Estate Administration

Nina B. Stryker, chair of Obermayer's Trusts and Estate Practice, moderated a panel discussion "Fundamentals of Estate  Administration” Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) program on Wednesday, September 14, 2011.  The discussion emphasized tips from practicing attorneys on problem areas such as: properly preparing documents (avoiding ...

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Nina Stryker to Speak at PBI Program on Fundamentals of Estate Administration


 

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Philadelphia Tax Assessment Appeal Alert

A recent change by the Pennsylvania State Tax Equalization Board (STEB) in the City of Philadelphia’s Common Level Ratio (CLR) makes necessary a review of a property owner’s real estate tax assessment in order to determine the necessity for filing an appeal of that assessment to the Philadelphia Board of Revision of Taxes (BRT) before t...

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Access Denied: What Are Your Rights as a Grandparent?

Shari B. Veisblatt, a member of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP’s Family Law Group authored the article , "ACCESS DENIED:  What are Your Rights as a Grandparent? published online at girlfriendz.com (August/September 2011; Vol.4, Issue 4).Reprinted with permission Girlfriendz® The Thinking Woman's Magazine; August/September...

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Lawrence J. Tabas Appointed Chair of PA Continuing Legal Education Board

PHILADELPHIA–August 4, 2011–Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that on August 2, 2011, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania announced the appointment of senior partner Lawrence J. Tabas, to the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Board. Tabas is a partner in Obermayer’s, Creditor’s Rights, Bankruptcy...

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Obermayer Advisor Estate Planning – Summer 2011
Identifying Tangible Personal Property: Firearms

As we all know, the traditional approach to estate planning involves the identification of the client’s tangible personal property, we must always ask our clients:  “Do you own any firearms?”  More often than not, the client responds:  “What is a firearm?”

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Gary Samms Quoted in The Legal Intelligencer article --"Preconception Duty a Significant Step, Med Mal Lawyers Say"

Gary Samms is quoted in an article entitled, "Preconception Duty a Significant Step, Med Mal Lawyers Say" in The Legal Intelligencer. The article discusses the recent findings of an en banc Superior Court panel that physicians owe a third-party duty of care to their "patients' future, unborn children." Click Here for the article that appeared in t...

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Robert I. Whitelaw Elected President of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers – Pennsylvania Chapter

PHILADELPHIA – JULY 2011–Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Robert I. Whitelaw was recently elected President of the American Academy of Matrimonial lawyers – Pennsylvania Chapter for a one year term. Whitelaw is a fellow with the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He form...

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Anastasius “Tassos” Efstratiades Elected Chairman, Board of Directors, Camden County Regional Chamber of Commerce

PHILADELPHIA – July 2011 –Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleasedto announce that Anastasius (Tassos) Efstratiades has been elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Camden County Regional Chamber of Commerce (CCRC). The CCRC is one of the five largest chambers in the Delaware Valley. The organization servesbusi...

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Samms Gets Defense Verdict

After a five day trial, a jury unanimously absolved Dr. Marc McKenna of Chestnut Hill Hospital of any wrongdoing regarding the death of a 44 year old woman from fungal pneumonia. Dr. McKenna was defended by Gary Samms who was able to successfully persuade the jury that the doctor acted reasonably at all times and consistent with the standard of car...

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