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How to Form a Delaware Corporation

Posted August 15, 2019

By Andrew R. Silverman, Esquire- Delaware is a proper jurisdiction for business incorporation because its well-developed corporate law and capable judiciary make the resolution of legal issues predictable and efficient. In addition, Delaware is generally regarded as business-friendly, making it a great place for your start-up. Fortunately, forming and organizing a Delaware corporation is an intuitive […]

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Third Circuit Court of Appeals Decision Finds Amazon Liable For Faulty Products

Posted August 9, 2019

By Ryan M. Messina, Law Clerk and Timothy F. Rayne, Esquire- On January 12, 2015, Heather Oberdorf returned home from work, put a retractable leash on her dog, and took the dog for a walk.[1] Unexpectedly, the dog lunged, causing the D-ring on the collar to break and the leash to recoil back and hit […]

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Subject Matter Jurisdiction: What is it and Why is it Relevant in a Divorce Case?

Posted August 5, 2019

By Patrick J. Boyer, Esquire- Subject matter jurisdiction refers to a Court’s authority to hear a particular case. It can be raised as a defense by any party at any time. In divorce cases, a party must typically be a bona fide resident of the state for six months or more preceding the filing of […]

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Stockholder Agreements in Delaware Corporations

Posted July 26, 2019

By Andrew R. Silverman, Esquire- A Delaware corporation is governed, first, by its Certificate of Incorporation and, second, by its bylaws. These agreements cover important but basic and default rules concerning governance of the corporation. A stockholders agreement (sometimes called shareholders agreement or, in the LLC context, a members agreement) contains more complex and, often, […]

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Protecting Our Elderly Friends and Family from Scams and Money Loss

Posted July 19, 2019

By Donald P. Bristol, Paralegal and Louis N. Teti, Esquire- As many of us are aware, the prevalence of scam artists targeting and taking advantage of elderly individuals is increasing at an alarming pace. These scam artists consistently fine-tune and perfect their skills and the statistics are distressing – according to the Treasury Department’s inspector […]

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Interpreting the First Amendment in the Social Media Age

Posted July 18, 2019

By David Srinivasan, Law Clerk and Tiffany M. Shrenk, Esquire- Gone are the days of President Roosevelt’s fireside chats; we now have mediums, like Twitter and Facebook, to hear from our leaders, both domestic and international. Since the turn of the century, technologies—and social media platforms, in particular—have changed the landscape of American society and […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease: An Epidemic that Requires Sound Planning

Posted July 12, 2019

By Kristen R. Matthews, CELA, Esquire- As an Elder Law attorney, I often meet with families and loved ones of individuals who have Alzheimer’s Disease, whether they be in the early stages or are in a later stage of the progression of the Disease. Critical decisions need to be made carefully and without delay to […]

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Women’s Soccer Brings Focus to the Equal Pay Discussion

Posted July 12, 2019

By Ryan M. Messina, Law Clerk, and Jess M. Simon, Esquire- The U.S. women’s national team defeated the Netherlands on Sunday to again win the FIFA Women’s World Cup. This event has brought the issues of compensation discrimination to the forefront of the employment discrimination discussion.[1] On March 8, 2019, 28 members of the 2015 […]

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Is it a Business or a Hobby?

Posted July 9, 2019

By Joseph A. Bellinghieri, Esquire- If you are operating an activity that you think is a business but generates a loss each year, you may think you can deduct that loss on your personal federal income tax return. However, that may not be the case. The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) likes to claim that money-losing […]

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Ten Steps to Follow if You Are Involved in a Car Accident

Posted June 26, 2019

By Tim Rayne, Esquire- I am sure we can agree, car accidents are frightening, and maybe legal issues are not at the top of your mind during the first few minutes after the crash.  Nevertheless, as a Personal Injury attorney in Pennsylvania, I have found that your actions, starting right after the accident, can have […]

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