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Employment Law Update March 2021

Posted March 26, 2021

March 2021 has brought several notable employment law updates.  Once again, COVID-19 dominates the headlines.  Here are a few of the most important developments: President Biden signs American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 expanding FFCRA tax credit.  In addition to various stimulus provisions, the new Act extends the available tax credit under the Families First […]

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Negotiating Commercial Leases In The Age Of COVID-19

Posted March 22, 2021

The COVID-19 Pandemic highlighted the importance of Force Majeure Clauses in contracts, in particular those contained in leases for commercial real estate. A force majeure event is an extreme event that arises and prevents the impacted party from performing its obligations under the lease at issue. The government mandated shutdowns that took place beginning in […]

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When (and how) can a business use a “coronavirus scanner” or other instant coronavirus tests for its employees?

Posted March 9, 2021

A client recently asked me about using a new scanner on its employees that reportedly can detect the presence of the coronavirus.  If this device works, it certainly could be a major asset to businesses trying to resume normal operations.  However, the question remains, when (and how) could a business use a “coronavirus scanner” for […]

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Employment Law Update February, 2021

Posted March 5, 2021

February may be the shortest month, but that does not mean that there are no important developments in the world of employment law.  Here are some of the notable headlines: 1. After a 6-month lag, employment suits are on the rebound. Statistics show that new employment suits in federal court started declining in May, 2020.  […]

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Seniors, Technology and COVID-19

Posted March 2, 2021

We have asked a lot of our seniors over this last year.  Stay home, stay safe, and if you’re not already tech-savvy, please quickly navigate the steep learning curve. As an Elder Law attorney, and caregiver for my own grandparents, I want to share a few of the areas where I have personally seen technology […]

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Business Litigation in a COVID-19 World

Posted February 22, 2021

By: Robert A. Burke, Esquire Almost a year into this pandemic we can confidently say that things have certainly changed in the world of business litigation.  The changes impact jury trials, depositions, and the entire manner in which commercial disputes are litigated. “I want my jury trial”! Well, you’re going to have to wait.  With […]

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Marital Debts And Bankruptcy: Understanding New Rules On Old Obligations

Posted February 10, 2021

Over the length of a marriage, couples accumulate both assets and liabilities. From positive earnings and purchases like investments and consumer goods, to debts like car loans and mortgages, you and your partner build both a personal and financial life together. In the event of a divorce, both assets and liabilities must be divided. This […]

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Redefining Parent: Applying the Presumption of Paternity to Same-Sex Marriages

Posted February 9, 2021

By: Adesewa K. Egunsola, Esquire In a promising and progressive step, the Pennsylvania Superior Court recently provided some guidance on how to define parentage for various family structures. Moving beyond decades of a discriminatory and damaging lack of precedent available to same-sex couples and parents, the decision from In the Interest of A.M., a Minor […]

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I Received My Divorce Decree, Now What?

Posted February 1, 2021

The journey from the often difficult decision to end a marriage to having your divorce decree in hard can be lengthy, taxing, and time consuming. After lengthy stretches of tough negotiations, depositions and hearings, receiving your decree can feel like a relief and an opportunity for some much needed rest. While it can be challenging […]

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Employment Law Update January 2021

Posted January 29, 2021

January 2021 brings a new year and a new balance of power in the federal government.  In the coming months, we can expect a flurry of activity as the government continues to address COVID-19 and reexamines policies from the previous administration.  Here are some of the biggest developments so far this year: In one of […]

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