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Independent Contractor Agreement

Independent Contractor Agreement

Real estate licensees can be transient. When a sales associate moves on, the broker will likely take one of three paths…

Solar Leases Farm Ground

Solar Leases: Landowners Beware

The nature of agricultural land, being undeveloped and of high acreage, makes Pennsylvania’s farmland ideal for commercial solar projects.

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What Workplace Notices To Employees Are Required?

Some of the statutes and regulations enforced by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) mandate notices be provided to employees and/or posted in the workplace.

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Veronica A. Eskra Joins Mette, Evans & Woodside

The law firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside announced that paralegal Veronica Eskra has joined the firm. In her new role, she will assist the attorneys in the Real Estate practice group.

Thank You Note

Is It Legal For Real Estate Brokers To Give Gifts For Referrals?

“It depends” is the right answer to most questions. Here the question is whether it is legal to give thank you gifts to people who refer buyers and sellers to real estate licensees. The reason I can’t give a straight answer to this simple question is because it lacks the details that accompany real life situations.

Cybersecurity

Mette, Evans & Woodside Hosts Breakfast Brief on Cybersecurity

The law firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside is hosting a Breakfast Brief presentation titled, “Incident Response: Managing and Mitigating Risk,” on September 17th at 7:30 am.

Herbruck's Ground Breaking

Herbruck’s Celebrates Groundbreaking!

Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch broke ground on a $100 million cage-free egg-laying facility in Franklin County. The Herbruck’s facility in Montgomery Township will feature 8 barns.

Lawyer Typing with Justice Scales in Front

When Real Estate Brokers are Forced to Sue for Their Fees

The clear message is that when you sue for a fee, the client is going to bite by claiming that no fee was owed because of the malpractice committed by the broker or salesperson.

Super Lawyers

Four Mette, Evans & Woodside Attorneys Named “Super Lawyers”

Mette, Evans & Woodside attorneys Kathryn L. Simpson, James L. Goldsmith and Michael A. Farrell were named as top attorneys in Pennsylvania by Super Lawyers. Attorney Victoria P. Edwards was also recognized by Super Lawyer as a Rising Star.

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Sean P. Delaney Joins Mette, Evans & Woodside as Shareholder

Mette, Evans & Woodside announced that attorney Sean P. Delaney has joined the firm as Shareholder.