Archive for the ‘Hunter Schenck’ Category

Webinar: Litigation Basics in Business

access_time Posted on: March 25th, 2021

Join us virtually for this YCEA Leadership Luncheon on Thursday, April 8th from noon to 1:30pm.  This virtual webinar will review the basics of litigation for businesses including what to expect, how litigation works, common pitfalls, and tips & tricks for both avoiding litigation and making it easier when it becomes inevitable.  Various topics including the Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law and collections will be discussed. Business owners, record keepers, managers, and many others can benefit from this presentation.   Click Here to Register AttorneyHunter B. Schenck provides legal services to individuals and businesses in the area of litigation…. read more »

COVID-19 News: CDC Order Update

access_time Posted on: February 11th, 2021

The CDC has issued a new Order which extends the protections relating to residential evictions set forth in the September 4, 2020 order.  The protections have been extended through March 31, 2021.  The Order does NOT forgive rent, late fees, penalties, or interest.  It does NOT apply to tenants who engage in criminal activity on the premises, threaten the safety of others, damage the property, violate codes and regulations, or breach the lease in a nonmonetary way. In order to obtain protection under the Order, Tenants still must provide a declaration to the landlord or property owner, under penalty of… read more »

Webinar for Landlords on February 2nd

access_time Posted on: January 27th, 2021

Join us virtually for this Leadership Luncheon presented by CGA Law Firm and Attorney Hunter B. Schenck.  This virtual webinar will focus on landlords in litigation including common pitfalls and best practices as well as tips for avoiding litigation and making it easier if it becomes necessary. The information will apply to landlords as both plaintiffs and defendants in civil suits, especially in the Court of Common Pleas. Attorney Schenck will also address any new eviction updates or legislation.  AttorneyHunter B. Schenck provides legal services to individuals and businesses in the area of litigation. She completed her Juris Doctorate from the Penn… read more »

CGA Attorneys Recognized at YCBA Annual Dinner

access_time Posted on: January 17th, 2021

The York County (PA) Bar Association/York County Bar Foundation held its Annual Dinner this past week. Judge John Uhler was installed as President of the Bar Foundation. Attorney Liliana Fisher received one of the Annual Pro Bono Awards given for exceptional Pro Bono Service in 2020, and Attorney Larry Young presented her with the award. Attorneys John Flinchbaugh and Pete Solymos were recognized as 50 year YCBA members. Attorneys Rees Griffiths and Dan Fennick were recognized as having retired. Attorney Hunter Schenck received recognition as the outgoing Young Lawyer Section Chair. Congratulations to all who received awards or were recognized!… read more »

COVID-19 Update: CDC Issued an Order Preventing Evictions in Certain Cases

access_time Posted on: September 8th, 2020

The CDC has issued an Order preventing evictions in certain cases which went into effect on September 4, 2020.  In order to obtain protection under the Order, Tenants must provide a declaration to the landlord or property owner, under penalty of perjury.   Tenants must swear that they have tried to obtain government assistance, must fall within income restrictions set forth in the Order, and must be unable to pay rent due to loss of job or income or due to medical bills.  Tenants must also be making timely payments as close to regular rent as possible and show that eviction… read more »

COVID-19 UPDATE: Pennsylvania Court Closures (Civil Cases)

access_time Posted on: April 8th, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Pennsylvania Court Closures as of April 8, 2020 The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has declared a statewide judicial emergency which has resulted in courts closing to the public.  Many hearings have been cancelled or transferred to remote technology although some will still occur.  Delinquency cases, dependency cases and some criminal cases are still proceeding at this time.  However, civil cases have largely been put on hold.   This article deals primarily with civil cases and is not geared towards family law or criminal matters.  Family law, Orphans Court, and criminal matters may be proceeding as planned Unless your attorney has informed you otherwise.  On… read more »

COVID-19 Update: Landlord Tenant Issues

access_time Posted on: March 27th, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Landlord Tenant Issues The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has recognized that this can be a difficult time for both tenants and landlords.  Many people have heard that the court put a hold on evictions during this crisis but there is additional information for landlords and tenants to know.  As of March 16, 2020, all MDJ hearings involving active landlord tenant cases were postponed for at least 30 days.  Any newly filed matters involving landlord tenant issues will be scheduled for a time at least 75 days away.  These times are constantly subject to change and they could be extended by the courts. … read more »

COVID-19 Update: Effect on Real Estate

access_time Posted on: March 23rd, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Effect on Real Estate March 23, 2020 COVID-19 presents a constantly evolving situation with many factors at play, this article provides a general guide to its impact, while not addressing specific situations. SHUT DOWN ORDER On Thursday, March 19, 2020, Governor Wolf announced that all non-life sustaining businesses would be required to close their physical locations.  The physical offices of real estate agents and brokers were not deemed life-sustaining and, therefore, close their physical offices; although work being completed via telecommuting may continue.  Failure to comply with the Governor’s order will come at a steep cost, including the potential forfeiture… read more »

COVID-19 Update: Commercial Contracts

access_time Posted on: March 20th, 2020

COVID-19 has created many urgent questions for business clients, including how to handle commercial contracts.  This article outlines the issues involved and provides general information to aid in certain decisions.  Under the laws, there are multiple frameworks that might apply to your situation – explicit contract language, the UCC and the common law of contracts.  An attorney can help you determine which of those frameworks applies to your circumstance. Each situation is unique and this article does not provide any specific advice. Force Majeure Your commercial contract may contain a force majeure provision.  A force majeure provision may excuse or delay certain contractual obligations during… read more »

COVID-19 Update: Landlord Tenant Update

access_time Posted on: March 19th, 2020

Today (March 18, 2020), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a per curiam Opinion which closes all Pennsylvania courts to the public from March 19, 2020 until at least April 3, 2020.   Of particular note to both Landlords and Tenants is the fact that the Court will not entertain evictions or ejectments until at least April 3, 2020. The Court states in the Order that it is aware that the economic consequences of COVID-19 are likely to affect things such as rent payments and mortgage-loan payments.  A loss of income is likely whether under self-imposed quarantine or for those who may be carrying… read more »