Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, PC has been named both the Top Law Firm and Top Mergers & Acquisitions Firm in the Lehigh Valley for 2017 by the readers of Lehigh Valley Business. Thousands of votes were cast in Lehigh Valley Business’ inaugural reader rankings, and the results were published on July 17, 2017. “When you […]
During the month of July – the busiest airline travel month of the year – American Airlines passengers around the world will be learning why the Lehigh Valley is great place to visit, relocate and operate a business. American Way, the in-flight magazine for American Airlines, is featuring the Lehigh Valley in its Spotlight series. […]
Vastex International, Inc., a Lehigh Valley manufacturer of screen-printing equipment for the garment industry, recently broke ground on the construction of a new facility. This building will include state-of-the-art manufacturing, showroom and seminar space, as well as the company’s corporate offices. FLB attorneys, Kate Durso and Tim Charlesworth, attended the groundbreaking on former Bethlehem Steel property within Lehigh […]
On July 29, 2016, President Obama signed into law H.R. 3700 also known as the “Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act,” which amends the process used by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to determine qualification for a low-interest mortgage with FHA insurance. Most significantly, it lowers the owner-occupancy requirement from 50 percent to 35 percent. Current […]
The medical marijuana law has different impacts for interested parties – physicians and potential growers and dispensers.
Who is it? Which neighbor is “that neighbor” – the loud, unruly one who just seems to attract trouble? Unfortunately, too many neighborhoods have “that neighbor,” hosting late night parties, parking their cars or RVs wherever they please, blasting their television or music, or maybe just being ornery and difficult to get along with. Now, […]
Although the law is somewhat unsettled in this area, it is possible for city-owned utility companies to place liens against a landlord’s property for unpaid tenant utility bills without first providing notice to the property owner of the same.
Estate planning attorney Sonny Beltrami was recently featured on Cornerstone Unplugged, a podcast hosted by Cornerstone Advisors Asset Management that features conversations with local business leaders aimed at helping mutual clients improve their financial acumen. In the podcast, Sonny recounts his journey to becoming an estate planning attorney and explains how he regularly expands his […]
Shareholder Kate Durso successfully represented Saucon Valley Solar Partners, LLC in its recent bid to build a 14-acre solar farm on property owned by Lehigh University in Bethlehem. The project is expected to help offset up to 90% of the electricity use on Lehigh’s Murray H. Goodman Campus and will be used for teaching and […]
If you’re looking to create an estate plan, you may have considered going to an online service and doing it yourself. Speaking with an attorney may seem like overkill, especially if you feel your situation is simple. In many cases, an individual’s first encounter with an attorney is to discuss their estate plan, which can […]