Legal Watch

Navigating Divorce in PA: Your Divorce FAQs Answered

Oct 06 2021
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The process of divorce can be stressful, complicated, or, depending on your situation, relieving or empowering. No matter what your divorce looks like, you deserve to navigate the process with the information you need. The Family Law team at The …

Posted in Family Law, Legal Watch

Tire-Chalking and the Fourth Amendment

Sep 21 2021
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Last month, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued an opinion in a minor case that may have a far-reaching impact. The Plaintiff, Brittany Taylor, had amassed fifteen parking tickets, which began at $15. In each …

Posted in Legal Watch, Litigation

CDC Eviction Moratorium Lifted By Supreme Court

Aug 27 2021
supreme court lifts eviction moratorium

A Long-Awaited Win For Landlords Last night, the U.S. Supreme Court lifted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pandemic-related federal moratorium on residential evictions. This Order comes from a challenge to the policy brought by an alliance of …

Posted in Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights, Legal Watch, Real Estate

The Lynch Law Group Named to Pittsburgh Business Times’ Fast 50 List

Aug 27 2021
The Lynch Law Group attorneys pose with award at 2021 Fast 50 Awards

The Lynch Law Group has been named to the 2021 Pittsburgh Business Times’ Fast 50 List for fastest-growing companies in the region. The Firm ranked 39th on the list of fastest-growing privately held companies in Western Pennsylvania, and 9th in …

Posted in Announcements, Awards, Events, Legal Watch, LLG News

Probate Basics

Aug 16 2021
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This article is a transcript of the video Probate Basics | Estates & Trusts Team, also available on our website and on YouTube.  Charles Hadad: Hi. My name is Charles Hadad. This is my colleague, attorney Mallory Sikora. We’re with …

Posted in Estates and Trusts, Legal Watch

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal Challenging University Vaccination Requirement

Aug 13 2021
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The United States Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a case that denied a request by students at Indiana University to stop the university’s vaccination requirement for all students reporting to campus for in-person classes this fall …

Posted in COVID-19 Updates, Education, Legal Watch

OSHA Creates Revised Handbook for Small Businesses

Aug 12 2021
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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently published a revised handbook on workplace safety and health information for Small Employers (250 workers or smaller). OSHA partnered with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health …

Posted in Labor and Employment, Legal Watch

Intellectual Property Issues and Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

Aug 09 2021
multicolored programming code on black screen

What are NFTs? NFTs are digital cryptographic assets that represent real-world objects like art, music, in-game items, and videos. They are bought and sold online and uniquely encoded with the same underlying software as many cryptos. The unique code certifies …

Posted in Intellectual Property, Legal Watch

Biden’s Executive Order Directs Major Changes For Employers 

Jul 26 2021
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Initiatives Include Ban On Non-Compete Agreements On July 9, 2021, President Biden signed an Executive Order (“EO”) directing potentially seismic changes in the nature of relationships between employers and their employees. The “Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American …

Posted in Labor and Employment, Legal Watch

Estate Planning After Divorce: Don’t Forget to Protect Your Assets!

Jul 21 2021
hands of man and woman signing papers

Your divorce is over. Your marital property has been divided, and you know what assets are yours. You are exhausted yet relieved that the process is finally over. It’s time to relax and recover, right?    Estate planning after divorce is often neglected. It is so easy to become wrapped up in the emotion of the process …

Posted in Estates and Trusts, Family Law, Legal Watch