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April 1, 2015 By Mary Cushing Doherty, Esq. In late March/early April, many divorcing couples have to make an important decision about filing their income taxes. In
Calling All Agents and Principals! The Pennsylvania Power of Attorney Statute Has Been Revised. Here’s What You Need to Know.
By Stephanie A. Henrick, Esquire December 22, 2014 Act 95 has gone through a massive makeover. Liability for relying on a Power of Attorney has been limited.
Q: For divorce settlement, if a retirement plan is already paying the former employee, is this income or can there be a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) for
By Thomas D. Rees, Esquire June 16, 2014 It has long been an article of faith – and precedent – that a Pennsylvania employer must provide an employee
Pennsylvania Supreme Court to Decide Whether HICPA Allows Recovery under a Theory of Unjust Enrichment
By Kevin Cornish, Esq. June 1, 2014 HICPA Background In 2009, the Pennsylvania Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act (“HICPA”) went into effect (73 P.S. 517.1 et seq.). HICPA
By Mark R. Fischer, Esq. May 20, 2014 No one really knows what surprises lie ahead after purchasing a home. That’s because many of the potential problems with
By Thomas D. Rees, Esq. May 2, 2014 Sometimes I think that, before they post about individual employment issues on social networking sites, social media users should