For decades, regulating student speech has been a challenging matter for school officials. Cases surrounding student speech often became very fact sensitive as the Courts have required in many cases that the speech be proven to be disruptive before it is prohibited.
Jeffrey L. Rehmeyer II
Jeffrey Rehmeyer is the president of CGA Law Firm and co-chair of the Business and Corporate Law group. He provides legal counsel to businesses, individuals, municipalities and school districts. Jeff forms partnerships with his clients by developing an intimate understanding of their goals and needs. He utilizes that knowledge to explore legal options and develop a sound strategy. Jeff's broad expertise combined with CGA's additional resources provides clients with all the legal experience they need from one law firm. He regularly offers the following legal services:
- Business counseling, entity formation and corporate governance
- Personal and commercial real estate transactions
- Contracts, agreements for purchase and sale of goods and services, leases and other business documentation
- Mergers, acquisitions and divestures
- Finance matters and loan negotiation
- Estate planning and administration
- Intellectual property, including copyrights, trademarks and licenses
Jeff is skilled in combining his familiarity with the law, business principles and economics to the advantage of his clients. He understands the complexities of dealing with local governmental and quasi-governmental entities. Jeff also works closely with financial institutions and is aware of the legal issues involved regarding loan documentation. A savvy communicator and assertive negotiator, Jeff is often asked to utilize these attributes to benefit his clients’ interests and further their goals.
Jeff regularly advises public officials on current issues that may be complicated, including open meetings laws (the Sunshine Act), the Right-To-Know Law, conflicts of interest, election matters, parliamentary procedure, redevelopment and land use.
He also represents buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants and developers of real property in all types of real estate transactions. This includes negotiating, structuring and documenting the purchase, sale, leasing, land use and development of property. Jeff has experience in condominium matters, including the formation of both residential and commercial condominiums, and their governance and operations afterward.
Jeff recognizes the importance of estate planning and has been offering these services to his clients for years. As a parent of three children, he values the significance of designating guardians and trustees. Jeff also works with individuals in developing Powers of Attorney so they can appoint someone to assist them with their financial and medical decisions if they are unable to do so. He helps clients regarding Health Care Directives and Living Wills, too. Jeff asks the right questions and guides his clients in making choices that will ultimately protect them and their families. Jeff is pleased to have helped multiple generations of families with their estate planning needs.
Jeff hosts appointments in his office, which is conveniently located in downtown York (on-site parking available). He also visits clients at home or at other locations as necessary, including governmental offices or hospitals. While he has spent considerable time and effort in developing and honing his legal skills, Jeff is committed to keeping in contact with his clients, even after he has helped them reach their goals. He prides himself in offering exceptional personal and professional service.
Jeff has been married to his wife Michele for over 20 years. Jeff and Michele have three children and are both graduates and residents of the Dallastown Area School District. Jeff's interests include exercising, reading, hiking and motorcycle riding. To contact Jeff, call him directly at (717) 718-7115 or email him.
Jeffrey Rehmeyer is the president of CGA Law Firm and co-chair of the Business and Corporate Law group. He provides legal counsel to businesses, individuals, municipalities and school districts. Jeff forms partnerships with his clients by developing an intimate understanding of their goals and needs. He utilizes that knowledge to explore legal options and develop a sound strategy. Jeff's broad expertise combined with CGA's additional resources provides clients with all the legal experience they need from one law firm.
On July 6, 2010, General Assembly Act 46 of 2010 was signed into law. Act 46 was an Omnibus Bill amending the Pennsylvania Fiscal Code. A portion of the Act is Article XVI-I: The Permit Extension Act. The Act tolls “(t)he expiration date of an approval by government agency that is granted for or in effect during the extension…” The extension began December 31, 2008 and ends July 2, 2016. When the Act was adopted, it was recognized to apply to local approvals of Townships and Boroughs, such as building permits, land development approvals, and similar decisions.
It is no secret that businesses generally, and small businesses in particular, have been through rough times, and those are not over yet. Still, there is some assistance to be had as a small business owner if you know where to look. One prominent example is the Small Business Administration (SBA) and its Guaranteed Loan Programs.
The natural gas industry in Pennsylvania has boomed over the past decade. In 2000, natural gas extracted from the Marcellus Shale accounted for one percent of the United States’ gas supply. Due largely in part to technological breakthroughs in the drilling process, natural gas now accounts for one-fifth of energy sources in the United States. Geologists estimate that roughly 500 trillion cubic feet of natural gas rest within the Marcellus formation, the equivalent of two trillion dollars of natural gas.
As with any new or changed law, the passage of time will highlight its need for clarification. Court cases inevitably follow. Cases about the Right-to-Know Law, as revised in 2008, are yielding more guidance from the courts of the Commonwealth. A summary of a few interesting decisions follows.
This video provides a basic overview of trademarks. Attorney Jeffrey L. Rehmeyer II explains what is a trademark and provides some examples. He also reviews the application and registration process along with the use in commerce.
This video provides a basic overview of copyright law. Attorney Jeffrey L. Rehmeyer II provides insight on what can and cannot be protected, the exceptions to ownership, the registration process, and touches on infringement.