In Family Law, the More Things Change The More They Stay The Same

In 2015, the United States Supreme Court held, in Obergefell v. Hodges, that the right to marry is a fundamental constitutional right, which may not be withheld from same sex couples and...

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Update: Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District (United States Supreme Court case)

The United States Supreme Court held oral argument on this important special education case on January 11, 2017. The case involves a child, Drew, who has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder...

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Arbitration Is Not Always Mandatory

Boilerplate arbitration provisions do not always bind litigants to private arbitration.  Our firm is currently disputing a big-box home...

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Are Coverage Opinions Protected by Attorney-Client Privilege?

We’ve recently read some commentators and bloggers stating that coverage opinions are not protected by the attorney-client privilege.  Here are...

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When the rules for special needs trusts were established in 1993, only a parent, grandparent, legal guardian, or a court could establish special needs trusts for disabled individuals. On December 7,...

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Do I Really Need Insurance For My LLC?

As a business attorney, I frequently have the pleasure of assisting clients with setting up a new business entity. This may take the form of an LLC or corporation and may be intended for a start-up...

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Does Your Business Have a Plan?

For many partners and small business owners, there is no governing document which dictates what happens when one of the partners wants to sell his interest, becomes ill, starts losing their mental...

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The election of Donald J. Trump to the Presidency surprised voters and pundits alike and continues to reverberate in the public square. When considering what comes next in Washington, President-Elect...

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IRS Announces Inflation Adjustments for 2017

The IRS recently issued Revenue Procedure 2016-55, which detailed annual adjustments to many key figures for tax computations for tax year 2017. Below is a partial list, including items of interest...

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Court Upholds $6.9M Verdict for Violation of Non-Solicitation Agreement

Recently the Pennsylvania Superior Court upheld a lower court opinion that found a Philadelphia corporation liable for tort claims and violations of non-solicitation agreements. Of the total $6.9M...

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