What Happens if I Die Without a Will?

June 10, 2021
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Almost everyone intends to have a will in place when they die, but many never get around to drafting one and pass with no formal estate plan. So, what happens to your assets when you die without a will?  If you die without …

Posted in Estates and Trusts, Legal Watch

Non-Control Capital Investment in M&A Transactions

June 8, 2021

In today’s active M&A market, the availability of money and the limitations on investment opportunities have created a unique climate where non-control investment possibilities abound. Non-control capital provides a way for business owners to achieve their goals without ceding company …

Posted in Corporate, LLG News

The Lynch Law Group Attorneys Named 2021 Super Lawyers

June 8, 2021
The Lynch Law Group Super Lawyers 2021

2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Honorees The Lynch Law Group is pleased to announce that nine of the Firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list. Attorneys Daniel Lynch, Krista Kochosky, …

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Drafting a Letter of Intent: Do I Need Counsel?

June 7, 2021

There are real advantages to negotiating a well-crafted letter of intent with the assistance of experienced M&A lawyers. Those selling or buying businesses can best position themselves to close the deal by engaging counsel early in the process. Often, efforts …

Posted in Corporate, Legal Watch

SBA Requests Revisions to Restaurant Revitalization Fund Applications

May 28, 2021

Applicants for the Small Business Administration’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund grant money should quickly get their ducks in a row. The program closed to new applicants this past Monday, and the SBA is currently asking applicants for revision. Applicants nationwide, from …

Posted in Corporate, COVID-19 Updates

New DOL Website Signals Change in Affirmative Action for Federal Contractors

May 27, 2021

With the change in power in Washington D.C., as well as a number of recent, high-profile national events shaping discussions about diversity and inclusion, it should come as no surprise that there has been a recent emphasis on compliance with …

Posted in Labor and Employment, Legal Watch

SBA Authorizes Restaurant Revitalization Fund

May 27, 2021

Registration begins Friday, April 30, 2021. This article was updated on May 288, 2021. Read about Revisions to SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund Applications. The United States Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced $28.6 billion (yes, billion with a B) to …

Posted in Corporate, COVID-19 Updates, LLG News

Patent Protections: Wright or Wrong?

May 20, 2021

Were the famous brothers patent trolls? Or just entrepreneurs trying to be compensated for their hard work and ingenuity? The 115th Anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ first issued patent, U.S. 821,393 entitled “Flying Machine” is upon us. Orville and Wilbur …

Posted in Intellectual Property

Allegheny County “Happy Hour” Becomes “Happy Minute” in Judge’s New Opinion

May 11, 2021

A recent opinion by the Honorable Philip A. Ignelzi of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas will have a profound effect on the way discovery is handled in all civil cases in Allegheny County. The case, Lau v. Allegheny …

Posted in Legal Watch, Litigation

How Much Can I Gift? A Guide to Gifting and Taxes

May 6, 2021

Are you planning to give a special gift to a deserving graduate? Are you curious about the tax consequences of that gift? The Internal Revenue Service provides regulations regarding the definition of a gift, how much one person may gift, …

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