- Exploring Current Popular Topics in Estate Litigation in Pennsylvania
July 21, 2023
Estate litigation in Pennsylvania encompasses a range of legal issues arising from the distribution and administration of an individual’s assets upon their death. As the legal landscape evolves, certain topics emerge as popular areas of dispute within estate litigation. In this blog post, we will explore some of the current popular topics in estate litigation ...
- Conducting Depositions in a Virtual World
May 19, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic altered the landscape for many industries, the legal industry being no exception. The inability to attend hearings, trials, or even client meetings in-person forced lawyers to adapt to new ways of working. One of the most significant, and likely most permanent, changes has been the move to virtual depositions. A deposition is a ...
- Shareholder Disputes in Pennsylvania
May 2, 2023
Shareholder disputes can be costly and time-consuming for Pennsylvania businesses. These disputes can arise for various reasons, including disagreements over management decisions, allegations of breaches of fiduciary duties, and disputes over ownership and control of the company. Pennsylvania law provides various avenues for litigating shareholder disputes, including mediation, arbitration, and litigation in state and federal courts. ...
- Philadelphia’s Commercial Activity License
October 26, 2022
Companies that do business in the City of Philadelphia are required to obtain a Commercial Activity License from the City’s Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I). While there are some exceptions, your company will likely need a license to own and operate a business in Philadelphia. If you or your business operates a non-profit, rents ...
- Appellate Division Rejects Notion That Members Can Simply Assent and Not Agree to the Terms of a Newly Drafted Operating Agreement
May 27, 2021
On May 26, 2021, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division issued an important decision in Premier Physician Network, LLC v. Robert Maro, Jr., M.D., et al, (Docket No. A-1152-20) concerning the governance of New Jersey limited liability companies (LLC). The issue before the Court was whether members of an LLC were bound by ...
- What If: My Tenant Won’t Vacate the Leased Premises?
March 10, 2020
A tenant fails to pay rent or breaches another term of the lease agreement. The landlord terminates the lease. The tenant does not vacate the premises, and does not pay any additional rent. What can you, as a landlord, do to fix this problem? You can get the tenant out, and obtain a judgment for ...
- The New Jersey Prompt Payment Act
March 7, 2017
While many contractors may not be aware of the existence of the New Jersey Prompt Payment Act, its application to construction litigation where payment is sought under either a general-contract or sub-contract is important to the industry. This act was created in order to provide a remedy to both general contractors and subcontractors when payment ...
- How to Remove an Invalid Construction Lien
September 14, 2016
As the owner of a parcel of property, you might someday be faced with a scenario wherein a construction lien filed by a contractor who performed work for you was either improperly filed, or is simply invalid on its face. The issue becomes what is the proper way to remove and/or discharge this construction lien ...
- Appeals of Family Court Judgments
August 11, 2016
For those unaware, after a Lower Court makes a final decision in a family court case, either party has a right to appeal that decision to the Appellate Court. A Notice of Appeal must be filed, along with any other relevant documents, within 45 days of the date of the entry of the Judgment. The Appeal ...
- Can a company represent itself in court in New Jersey?
July 29, 2013
In the courts of the State of New Jersey, adult individuals generally may prosecute or defend a civil action in person, however, state law generally prohibits any business entity other than a sole proprietorship from appearing in any court action in the State except through an attorney authorized to practice law in New Jersey.