The Pennsylvania Superior Court has carved out an exception to the discovery of mental health records in C.L. v. M.P., Pa. Super., decided July 8, 2020. In the majority opinion authored by retired President Judge Emeritus F. Correale Stevens, the court held that a parent’s mental health records could be reviewed […]
Family Law Gets Complicated in a Crisis
David Gutin and Julie Auerbach quoted in article: Link to article: https://www.jewishexponent.com/2020/08/13/family-law-gets-complicated-in-a-crisis/ Stephanie Winegrad has gotten a lot of calls about divorce during the pandemic. “Generally, I found there was an increase in people who wanted to get divorced and also people who were in the middle of divorce who […]
“You’ve Lost that Loving Feeling”
Now how do you sever your financial ties. by Julie A. Auerbach, as published in The Philadelphia Lawyer, Summer 2020 Edition Broken hearts may not be the only fallout from the breakup of an unmarried couple. The severing of these romantic ties may also have financial consequences. Untangling jointly held […]
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ASTOR WEISS KAPLAN & MANDEL LLP WE ARE HERE FOR YOU AS THE WORLD RETURNS TO THE NEW NORMAL WE ARE HERE FOR YOU As Pennsylvania and Philadelphia gradually lift COVID-19 restrictions, Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP continues to implement steps to protect the health and safety of our […]
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers recognizes 9 Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP attorneys from the Philadelphia office.
Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP is pleased to announce that 9 attorneys from the firm’s Philadelphia office were recently selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, published by Thomson Reuters. The complete list of Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel attorneys recognized as Pennsylvania Super Lawyers […]
REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER FILES LAWSUIT SAYING COVID-19 EVENTS ENTITLED IT TO DELAY PURCHASE OF PROPERTY
W. Mark Mullineaux, Esq. firstname.lastname@example.org, 610-291-3850 A California retail developer filed a lawsuit declaring COVID-19 and government shutdowns force majeure events entitling it to delay closing on $4.2 million property purchase from ExxonMobil. Pacific Collective, LLC v. Exxonmobil Oil Corp., Complaint, No. 20STCV13294 (Cal. Sup. Ct. Filed Apr. 3, 2020). Force majeure translates to “superior force” in French […]
CONGRESS APPROVES ADDITIONAL $310 BILLION OF FUNDING TO REPLENISH PAYCHECK PROTECTION PLAN LOAN PROGRAM
On April 24, 2020, Congress passed, and President signed, an additional $310 Billion of funding to replenish the Paycheck Protection Plan (PPP) after the initial $350 billion of the program’s funding was exhausted. Applications for new funding will be accepted on April 27, 2020. While the PPP program was lauded […]
JULIE A. AUERBACH NAMED FELLOW OF AMERICAN ACADEMY OF MATRIMONIAL LAWYERS
ASTOR WEISS KAPLAN & MANDEL, LLP is pleased to announce that Julie A. Auerbach has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). Comprised of the top matrimonial attorneys throughout the nation, AAML members are recognized as preeminent family law practitioners with the highest levels of […]
STATUS OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURES IN PENNSYLVANIA AND IMPACT OF THE CARES [COVID-19] ACT
Despite Court Orders and the just passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), in Pennsylvania lenders on mortgages that are not “Federally Backed” may still file and serve mortgage foreclosure complaints, default judgments and writs of execution so that properties are ready for Sheriff’s sale when Sheriffs […]
WHEN CAN CONTRACT DUTIES BE SUSPENDED OR TERMINATED BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC?
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted the ability of businesses to perform contractual duties. Governments around the world, including the United States and U.S. states, have imposed prohibitions on going to work, leaving home, meetings, travel, eat-in restaurants, and other limitations. This paper discusses when a party may have a […]