Jill T. Ojserkis, Esq. Speaks at Women’s Leadership Initiative

“Philanthropy through Board Leadership: How to Connect, Engage and Inspire.” Our partner Jill Ojserkis Esq. spoke to a full house at the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey luncheon on Friday June 23, 2017. Shown in the photo from L to R are: Donna Busby, CPA, Capaldi Reynolds, Jill T. Ojserkis, Esq., … Continue reading “Jill T. Ojserkis, Esq. Speaks at Women’s Leadership Initiative”

It’s The Longest Day of the Year…But Is There Enough Time for the PA Gaming Bill?

June 20. The summer solstice. The longest day of the year. But will this day -and the remaining days until the June 30, 2017 Pennsylvania budget deadline be long enough for the legislature to agree on a gaming bill? To recap-  the House bill passed earlier in June is more expansive than the Senate bill. … Continue reading “It’s The Longest Day of the Year…But Is There Enough Time for the PA Gaming Bill?”

LGBT Divorce in New Jersey – Are We Really Equal?

We’ve come a long way, baby. In 13 years, the landscape for marriage equality has changed dramatically in New Jersey (and in the United States). New Jersey has been one of the most progressive states in addressing the rights of same-sex couples and marriage equality. In 2004, New Jersey’s Domestic Partnership Act came in to … Continue reading “LGBT Divorce in New Jersey – Are We Really Equal?”

New York New York – Is it in the cards? LIKELY NOT IN 2017

It looks like there will be no need to “stay tuned” to New York for iGaming news this year. As I previously reported, an iGaming bill was recently passed by the Senate. As I also reported, “Assembly approval is not assured”. Well, with the legislative session ending Wednesday, the forecast has changed and “Assembly approval … Continue reading “New York New York – Is it in the cards? LIKELY NOT IN 2017”

Gambling Everywhere? Pennsylvania Proposed Gambling Expansion

On the heels of the Pennsylvania Senate passing a gambling bill, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives last week introduced and passed a much more sweeping bill which would significantly expand gambling in Pennsylvania. The voluminous House bill legalizes fantasy sports betting, skill-based wagering, Internet gambling offered by Pennsylvania licensed casino operators including on tablets in … Continue reading “Gambling Everywhere? Pennsylvania Proposed Gambling Expansion”

Why Homebuyers Need Title Insurance and Attorney Representation

For most people, buying a home is the single largest investment in their lifetime. That’s why title insurance should be part of that transaction. Title insurance specifies that an owner has “good and marketable” title to the property, i.e., that the owner owns the property free of any adverse claims by others—except those to which … Continue reading “Why Homebuyers Need Title Insurance and Attorney Representation”

Cooper Levenson Opens Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Office

(Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)-Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law, has opened its fifth office. The newest location is in the Broward Financial Center, 500 E. Broward Blvd, Suite 1710, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. “Increasingly, we have assisted clients with business, estate, tax and personal matters relating to relocating to Florida,” said Robert E. Salad, Esq., LL.M., firm president … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Opens Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Office”

Realtors: Protect Yourself from Being Sued Under the Consumer Fraud Act

If you are a professional seller of real estate, you regularly advertise your properties. Make sure your marketing materials do not land you in court. The law is designed to protect the buyer. In this case, the Consumer Fraud Act (CFA) protects buyers from false promises.Realtors can be sued under the CFA for misrepresenting their … Continue reading “Realtors: Protect Yourself from Being Sued Under the Consumer Fraud Act”