Frequently Asked Questions
November 2, 2018

Four Common Estate Planning Questions

By Rebecca Blahut. I have a Will; why do I need an estate plan? A Will is part of an estate plan, but an estate plan […]
October 16, 2018

Tax-Savvy Ways to Maximize Your Charitable Giving

By Ellen L. Baker. New tax laws implemented in 2018 have changed some of the tax benefits of philanthropic giving. Here are some common questions and […]
August 1, 2018

I’ve Been in an Accident. Now What?

By Matthew V. Mirabile.   Accidents happen… and in the moment, it can be hard to know what to do next. We hope you will never […]
June 11, 2018

Can My Student with Disabilities Receive Discipline at School?

By Andrea L. Gellen. Did you know that if your child has an IEP or a 504 plan, his or her school may be legally prohibited […]
May 3, 2018

Solving Disputes Through Arbitration or Mediation

By the Honorable Albert M. Rosenblatt. When disputes arise in business and in personal matters, litigation may not be your best course of action. Arbitration and […]
May 1, 2018

How to Minimize Employer Liability for Personnel Decisions

By David L. Posner. With unemployment at near record high rates, there has been a marked increase in the number of recently terminated employees who are […]
May 1, 2018

If You are Arrested, Keep Calm, Keep Quiet and Call Us

By Matthew V. Mirabile. Even a momentary lapse in judgment can result in a person being arrested and charged with a crime. Sometimes innocent people are […]
April 25, 2018

In Case of Fire, Stay Cool

By Phillip Shatz. The fire itself may not be your only problem. Beware of anyone who promises you something for nothing. Imagine the chaos when your […]
March 25, 2018

Should I Appeal My Property Tax Assessment?

By J. Joseph McGowan.   No one likes receiving tax bills — least of all those in excess of your fair share. If you own property […]
February 25, 2018

The Importance of Estate Planning

By Ellen L. Baker. If you have not prepared an estate plan or have not recently updated your plan, ask yourself the following questions: Do you […]
January 25, 2018

What Does a Bankruptcy Notice Mean to Me?

By Lance N. Portman. The mail arrives and instead of a check in payment of your well aged receivable, it is a bankruptcy notice concerning someone […]
November 24, 2017

What Does It Mean When One of Your Customers Files Bankruptcy?

By Lance N. Portman. You just found out that one of your customers has filed for bankruptcy.If you obtained this knowledge from receipt of a notice […]
November 23, 2017

Handling a Boundary Line Dispute with Your Neighbor

By Richard R. DuVall. While it is not unusual to have improvements, plantings, or the like encroaching from one parcel of property onto a neighboring parcel, […]
August 25, 2017

When Your Business Partner/Shareholder Quits

By Richard R. DuVall. This paper will discuss the considerations that a business owner, partner, manager or other person who has been in a business relationship […]