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Land Boundary Disputes

Land Boundary Disputes

In a case reported in November 2016 involving the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), the Commonwealth Court reiterated important principles relevant to boundary disputes.  See Long Run Timber Co. v. Dept. of Conservation and Natural...

Do not sit on a Zoning Violation Notice!

Do not sit on a Zoning Violation Notice!

I recently argued a case before the Commonwealth Court that arose out of a zoning enforcement action in Northampton County.  While there are a couple of “takeaways” from this case, I will focus on one aimed at assisting landowners who may receive a violation notice...

Should you file for Bankruptcy?

Should you file for Bankruptcy?

Sounds horrible, right?  Never in your wildest dreams did you ever imagine that you would be considering this, right?  Well, it’s not the end so don’t beat yourself up over it.  Bankruptcy means a fresh start, a way out, freedom from bill collector calls, and all of...