Category Archives: Legal Watch

Intellectual Property Goals For 2020

Jan
07
2020

Do You Have 2020 IP Vision?

If you own a business, you use intellectual property (IP), whether it is your own or someone else’s. Your 2020 IP goals should include: 1) determine what IP you own and how/if you are …

Posted in Legal Watch, Intellectual Property

What Happens If I Go Into A Nursing Home?

Jan
03
2020

Estate Planning and Elder Law Seminar —  The Dangers of Failing to Plan For Your EstateCouple meets with attorney for estate and elder law planning

One of the largest and most aggressive creditors in the United States today is the nursing home system. Failure to plan can result in …

Posted in Legal Watch, Estates and Trusts, Events

William T. Polaski Joins The Lynch Law Group

Dec
02
2019

William T. Polaski attorney at The Lynch Law GroupThe Lynch Law Group is pleased to announce that William T. Polaksi, “Will” has joined the Firm as a Partner in the Litigation Group. 

Will is a veteran litigator with 20 years of experience practicing law. His practice is focused …

Posted in Legal Watch, Litigation, Announcements

Preparing For New “White Collar” Overtime Exemption

Nov
19
2019

New Minimum Salary Requirements Take Effect January 1, 2020

Employees discuss new FLSA overtime thresholds in conference roomRecently the U.S. Department of Labor issued a Final Rule changing the minimum salary requirements for the Fair Labor Standards Act. It is estimated that an additional 1.3 million workers will …

Posted in Legal Watch, Labor and Employment

Charles Hadad – Estate Planning Seminar

Nov
05
2019

Charles Hadad, Estate Planning Attorney, Will Teach NBI Trust Seminar

Elderly couple on the beach have estate plan in placeCharles Hadad, estate planning attorney with The Lynch Law Group, joins an experienced panel of legal professionals in presenting the National Business Institute’s program, Tusts: The Ultimate Guide, on November …

Posted in Legal Watch, Estates and Trusts, Events

Choosing A Family Law Attorney

Oct
04
2019

How To Find The Right Attorney For Your Divorce Or Custody Dispute

rings discarded by divorcing couple who need to choose a family law attorneyThere are many factors to consider when choosing a family law attorney to handle your divorce. Selecting the right attorney can have a significant impact on the way …

Posted in Legal Watch, Family Law

Meeting With A Family Law Attorney

Oct
03
2019

How to Prepare For Your First Meeting With An Attorney

woman at her first meeting with a family law attorney

There are several things to consider when choosing a family law attorney to handle your divorce including the process options, geographic location of an attorney, online referrals and personal recommendations. …

Posted in Legal Watch, Family Law

Marijuana In Pennsylvania Is Focus Of W&J College Lecture

Sep
30
2019

The Legal Pitfalls & Opportunities For Marijuana in Pennsylvania

marijuana plant grown in PennsylvaniaFrank Botta To Take Part in W&J Lecture That Explores Issues Surrounding Marijuana in Pennsylvania

Frank Botta joins a distinguished panel of professionals for the W. Edward Sell ’45 Legal Lecture …

Posted in Legal Watch, Events

EEOC Summary of 2018 Discrimination Charges

Sep
19
2019

Manger Meeting With Employee To Discuss Discrimination Charges

Pennsylvania Ranks Fourth Among All States In Number of  Discrimination Charges Filed

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released comprehensive data on 2018 discrimination charges filed across the nation. Statistics show that the EEOC resolved 90,558 charges of discrimination …

Posted in Legal Watch, Labor and Employment

FMCSA Proposes Changes To HOS Regulations

Sep
12
2019

New HOS Rules Increase Safety and Provide Flexibility For Drivers

Truck travelling on highway will benefit from FMCSA Proposed New Rules on Interstate HOS To Increase Safety For Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently proposed changes to the interstate hours-of-service (HOS) regulations with the intent to increase safety and provide additional flexibility for commercial drivers. The proposed …

Posted in Legal Watch, Transportation