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Married Or Soon To Be?

If you are headed down the aisle or have recently taken that trip, marriage may mean more than just a name change or a change of address.

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Addressing Housing Discrimination With Your Real Estate Clients

Addressing housing discrimination with your real estate clients. Realtors need to uphold the principals of fair housing, when dealing with clients.

Employee Handbook Mistakes

As a business owner, you probably have an employee handbook. You may have had it drafted by an attorney or perhaps an employee downloaded a template from the internet and adapted it to your situation.

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Residential Property Claims – Seller Fails To Disclose Material Defects

As the buyer’s agent, what should you do if your buyer finds a material defect after purchasing the property. What to be aware of.

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Timely Ordering Of Real Estate Title Report Is A Requirement

The last major change to the Standard Agreement of Sale for Real Estate (ASR) added the requirement that the buyer order a title report within so many days of execution of the agreement.

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How do I begin the process of business succession planning?

Succession planning rarely implements itself automatically, the first step should be contacting an attorney with succession planning experience.

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PA Supreme Court Decision In Agricultural Case

PA Supreme Court rules that family farms do not have to comply with municipal ordinances that are stricter than state law.

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Changes To Pennsylvania Revised Uniform Arbitration Act

Substantive Changes Effective July 1, 2019
I thought the Arbitrator’s ruling was final: Why are we re-arbitrating our construction dispute? Beware Owners and Contractors: If you’re not careful, you could end up “re-arbitrating” your construction dispute after you thought it was resolved the first time.

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New Overtime Pay Regulation

The U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule on overtime pay for workers that will be effective January 1, 2020.