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IRS Issues Final Regulations Addressing Estate and Gift Tax Basic Exclusion “Clawback”

Posted January 20, 2020

By Tara A. Stark, Esq. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) gave us the highest estate and gift tax basic exclusion amount in history – $10 million.  The exclusion amount, adjusted for inflation, was $11.4 million in 2019 and will rise to $11.58 million in 2020.  Married couples can double that amount […]

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Child Support in High-Income Cases

Posted January 15, 2020

By Adesewa K. Egunsola, Esq. For high-income child support cases, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has held that courts are permitted to perform additional scrutiny of the reasonable needs of the actual children involved in the case. High-income child support cases are classified as cases where the parties have a combined monthly net income (CMNI) above […]

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J. Christopher Erb, Esquire, Joins MacElree Harvey, Ltd.

Posted January 13, 2020

J. Christopher Erb, Esquire, Joins MacElree Harvey, Ltd. New Partner Brings Experience in International Law to the Firm’s Business Department MacElree Harvey, Ltd. is pleased to welcome J. Christopher Erb, Esquire, as a Partner in the firm’s continually growing Business Department. Chris brings with him nearly 25 years of experience practicing law, advising small and […]

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Taxation of Foreign Investment in Delaware Entities

Posted January 9, 2020

By Andrew R. Silverman, Esquire Foreign investors and entrepreneurs who would like to do business in the United States are confronted with a number of legal decisions to make and, if not familiar with the local law, these decisions can be quite daunting. One question that invariably comes up for foreign investors who desire to […]

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The SECURE Act: How It Will Affect You and the Beneficiaries of Your Retirement Accounts

Posted January 8, 2020

By Joseph A. Bellinghieri, Esq. On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE Act). The SECURE Act, which is effective January 1, 2020. The Act is the most impactful legislation affecting retirement accounts in decades. The SECURE Act has several positive changes: It increases the required […]

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Subject to Cross Episode 11: “Commonwealth v. Cosby, Part 1”

Posted January 7, 2020

In Part 1 of this new series of Subject to Cross, Caroline and Pete give listeners background into the Cosby case following the recent Superior Court opinion denying his appeal. This factual nuance will help listeners understand evidentiary issues and the ultimate decision by the Superior Court in Parts 2 and 3 to follow.   […]

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MacElree Harvey, Ltd. Names Three New Partners

Posted January 2, 2020

MacElree Harvey, Ltd is pleased to announce the election and promotion of Caroline G. Donato, Lindsay A. Dunn, and Tiffany M. Shrenk to Partner. Caroline G. Donato joined MacElree Harvey as an attorney in the Business Department in August 2014 following a clerkship with a criminal defense firm in Wilmington and after graduating from law […]

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Subject to Cross Episode 10: “Pleased to Meet You!”

Posted December 17, 2019

In Episode 10: Pleased to Meet You!, Caroline G. Donato and Peter E. Kratsa discuss the importance of getting to know their clients from the outset in the initial client interview. This conversation is designed to create trust and establish attorney/client privilege and confidentiality and to determine what the new attorney/client team is up against. […]

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Subject to Cross Episode 9: “Show Me The Defense!”

Posted November 19, 2019

In Episode 9 of Subject to Cross, Caroline G. Donato and Peter E. Kratsa revisit a case where perception almost became a reality for a client. The duo revisits the matter and shares how story-showing instead of storytelling helped resolve the case. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and review “Subject to Cross” on iTunes, Spotify, […]

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Discovery of Social Media in Pennsylvania: Be Careful What You Post Online

Posted November 13, 2019

By Jeffrey Burke, Esquire As social media has become an integral part of our personal and professional lives, it should come as no surprise that social media is playing an increasingly important role in litigation.  A growing body of Pennsylvania court decisions is providing guidance regarding when and how litigants can obtain social media posts […]

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