Category Archives: Legal Watch

Copyright Registration For Blogs and Social Media Posts Just Got Easier

Sep
11
2020

U.S. Copyright Office Issues New Rule for “Group Registration of Short Online Literary Works” (GRTX)

blog and social media GRTX copyright registration

Are you a prodigious blogger?  Are you an influencer?  Do your social media posts garner lots of “likes”? This is because your content is great, …

Posted in Legal Watch, Intellectual Property

Should an Irrevocable Trust Be Part Of My Estate Plan?

Sep
02
2020

What is an Irrevocable Trust?

An irrevocable trust is created by a grantor, which cannot be revoked or amended by the grantor during their lifetime or at the time of the grantor’s death. Once the irrevocable trust is created, it …

Posted in Legal Watch, Estates and Trusts

Lynch Law Group Attorneys Recognized In Best Lawyers in America 2021

Aug
26
2020

The Lynch Law Group Best Lawyers in America 20210 BannerThe Lynch Law Group is pleased to announce that five lawyers have been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the …

Posted in Legal Watch, Awards

Benefits of Seperate Revocable Trusts For Married Couples

Aug
11
2020

Tax Benefit of Complete Step-Up in Basis for Assets is Often Significant

Married Couple Discusses Revocable Trust With Advisor In a previous post, we discussed the benefits of placing your assets into a revocable trust before your death or potential incapacity. Revocable trusts provide numerous benefits …

Posted in Legal Watch, Estates and Trusts

Indemnity and Insurance in Business Transactions and Litigation

Jun
24
2020

Krista Kochosky Will Instruct PBI CLE Course

Nearly every contract contains an indemnity clause – many of them poorly drafted and unenforceable. An indemnity clause can accomplish many things from shifting the burden of defense costs, to changing the scope …

Posted in Legal Watch, Corporate, Events

The Lynch Law Group Attorneys Earn 2020 Super Lawyers Recognition

Jun
01
2020

Lynch Law Group Attorneys Selected to 2020 Super Lawyers List11 Attorneys Selected to 2020 Pennsylvania Rankings

The Lynch Law Group is pleased to announce that 11 attorneys from the Firm have been selected to the 2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Founder and Managing Partner, Dan Lynch

Posted in Legal Watch, Announcements, Awards

Grantor Retained Annuity Trust – June Never Looked So Good

May
28
2020

older couple meeting with attorney to develop estate plan with GRATAll Time Low 7520 “Hurdle” Rate For June Makes The “GRAT” A Very Attractive Estate Planning Strategy

June 2020 is shaping up to be a very attractive month for estate planning. As we maneuver through these uncertain times in light …

Posted in COVID-19 Updates, Legal Watch, Estates and Trusts

3 Critical Steps to Reopening Your Business Safely

May
19
2020

office workers wearing masks and gloves to protect from coronavirus

Planning to Protect Workers and Avoid Lawsuits

One of the biggest questions facing businesses of all sizes, across all industries, as we attempt to reopen the economy is: how can I keep my employees safe and reduce the chance of …

Posted in COVID-19 Updates, Legal Watch, Litigation

Businesses Violating COVID-19 Orders May Face Criminal and Licensing Sanctions: Part 2

May
14
2020

Fines, Loss of Insurance Coverage Are Possible Penalties for Noncompliant Entities

woman-lifting-weights-fitness-center-covid19-business-closures

In Part I of discussing this issue (PA Businesses Violating COVID-19 Orders May Face Sanctions), information was provided concerning the criminal and licensing consequences that are possible …

Posted in COVID-19 Updates, Legal Watch

PA Businesses Violating COVID-19 Orders May Face Sanctions

May
12
2020

Criminal and Licensing Sanctions Are Among the Potential Legal Challenges Of Reopening Improperly

empty beauty salon in pa during covid-19

As Pennsylvania’s regions and counties move from the mandatory stay-at-home orders or “phase red” into aggressive mitigation of “phase yellow,” businesses have raised a multitude of …

Posted in COVID-19 Updates, Legal Watch