Jul. 19, 2017

FLB named Top Law Firm and M&A Firm by Readers of Lehigh Valley Business

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 […]

Jul. 12, 2017

Lehigh Valley Featured in American Airlines In-Flight Magazine

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. […]

May. 24, 2017

Vastex Ground Breaking: FLB Client Breaks Ground On Multi-Million Dollar Facility

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 […]

Aug. 1, 2016

“Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act” Eases FHA Restrictions

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 […]

Jul. 1, 2016

Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania – For Growers and Dispensers

The medical marijuana law has different impacts for interested parties – physicians and potential growers and dispensers.

Apr. 19, 2016

Noisy Neighbor? The Law Knows No Duty

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, […]

Apr. 4, 2016

Landlords Beware: Municipal Liens Can Come Back to Haunt You

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.

Jun. 12, 2015

Supreme Court Addresses Lien Stripping in Bankruptcy

The Supreme Court, in Bank of America, N.A. v. Caulkett, makes decision that Chapter 7 debtor cannot void second lien mortgage, even if underwater.