Municipal Law

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Property Tax Appeal in PA

Property tax assessments are critical components of real estate ownership. They impact both commercial and...

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Philadelphia Transfer Tax Update for 2023

You must be aware of the Philadelphia transfer tax if you're dealing with commercial, residential,...

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The Battle Over Short-Term Rentals in Pennsylvania Continues

Short-term rentals (STRs) have been a contentious issue in many Pennsylvania municipalities in recent years,...

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Who's Responsible for That Street Tree?

In Pennsylvania, there are different laws governing boundary, private property, and street trees that landowners...

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High Swartz Municipal Lawyers Group Profile - Suburban Life Magazine

The attorneys of High Swartz LLP’s Municipal Law Group continue the over 100-year-old legacy of...

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Pennsylvania Tree Laws

Below is a primer on the municipal laws regarding trees along property lines and public...

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The Emerald Ash Borer Killed a Tree on My Property Line. Who is Responsible For Its Removal?

The Emerald Ash Borer insect has wreaked havoc throughout much of PA and is migrating...

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Stormwater Fees in PA - What You Need to Know

Property Owners in PA looking to challenge their stormwater fees need to understand the requirements...

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PA Pipeline Construction FAQs

When many Pennsylvania landowners look out onto their backyards, they are unaware of the pipeline...

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PA Municipalities worried about the Airbnb trend can rest easier

In a recent decision, the PA Supreme Court reversed the Commonwealth Court’s ruling and in...