Tax Free Exchanges by Paul A. Lundberg, Esquire

If you are in the process of selling a commercial or investment property, there is a good chance that someone involved in the transaction will mention the possibility of using a “1031 exchange.”   People sometimes call it a “like-kind exchange” or a “deferred exchange” or a “swap.”   These are just different names for the sameRead more

Foreclosing on Vacant and Abandoned Properties by Paul C. Bametzreider, Esquire

On June 19, 2018, the Governor signed into law Act 32 of 2018 which amends Title 68 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes regulating real and personal property in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  The Act became effective as of December 16, 2018.  The Act itself addresses expedited foreclosure on both real and personal property.  More particularly,Read more

Protection From Abuse Orders/Gun Control by Corey M. Lamoureux, Esquire

Governor Tom Wolf recently signed Act No. 79 into law on October 12, 2018, which now requires individuals to surrender all guns to their sheriff’s office within twenty-four (24) hours after they are convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or become subject to a Protection From Abuse (PFA) Order.  This new law, whichRead more