Posts Tagged ‘CGA Law Firm’

New Satellite Office in Hanover

access_time Posted on: September 16th, 2021

CGA Law Firm, one of the largest firms in South Central Pennsylvania, now has a satellite office in Hanover. The CGA Hanover Office is located at 215 Broadway, Hanover, PA 17331. Please call (717) 632-0067 to schedule an appointment.

The Founder Beat Launches!

access_time Posted on: September 14th, 2021

The Founder Beat has launched! CGA Law Firm recognizes that when local businesses thrive, the whole community thrives.“We celebrate entrepreneurs because they are our risk-takers,” says Attorney Margaret “Meike” Driscoll, CGA Chair of the Business and Corporate Law Practice Group. “Starting something new takes tremendous courage.”Follow this link to read the full article in The Founder Beat: https://thefounderbeat.com/cga-law-firm/.CGA is proud to support The Founder Beat as a Benefactor. The Founder Beat is an online platform that publishes weekly features on York County entrepreneurs. We empower entrepreneurs by sharing their stories and we help them succeed by connecting them to resources… read more »

CGA Law Firm Raises Over $2500 for ALS Association!

access_time Posted on: August 16th, 2021

On Thursday, August 12th, 2021, we hosted our very first Leadership Soak for the ALS Association: Greater Philadelphia Chapter and surpassed our fundraising goal of $2500! A BIG Thank You to all the attorneys, staff, and community members who came together for this! The Leadership Team prepares themselves for a huge bucket!Larry’s granddaughter found the super soaker!Bucket time for Jeff!Craig gets dunked!The Leadership Team and volunteer bucket-throwers!Frank forgot to put in his snorkel!The Leadership Team gets splashed!Jeff gets dunked!Craig didn’t take off his hat for this one!Larry welcomes the water bucket!Frank can’t get enough of this heat wave relief!What a… read more »

COVID-19 Update: Amendment to the Closure Order of Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses

access_time Posted on: April 23rd, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Amendment to the Closure Order of Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses One month after Governor Wolf issued an order to close all but “life sustaining” businesses, the Governor has amended his order to allow three business categories to re-open with limited operations. View Governor Wolf’s Amended Order Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Rachel Levine issued her own similar order. View Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Rachel Levine’s Order Governor Wolf and DOH Secretary Levine are authorizing the following businesses to conduct limited operations as long as they follow the state’s recommended guidance:  Limited construction activity may resume with strict compliance of… read more »

CGA Bankruptcy Chair, Lawrence V. Young, Esq. Offers Free Telephone Consultations to Public

access_time Posted on: March 30th, 2020

No charge, no obligation conversation In the face of business shut downs and layoffs, many are left wondering how they are going to pay their bills and make ends meet. Small businesses and individuals are left with questions about their specific financial circumstances and what the future holds. Free Telephone ConsultationsOn Tuesday, March 31, 2020 from 8:30 to 11:30am, CGA Law Firm is offering a chance to have those questions answered at no charge. Attorney Lawrence Young will make himself available as a public service for a no charge, no obligation conversation to discuss each caller’s most pressing concerns. Larry is not only… read more »

Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019

access_time Posted on: March 26th, 2020

Haven Act of 2019 In August of 2019, Congress rewarded our Veterans for their service by approving the “Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019”, aka the “HAVEN Act”. The purpose of the Act is to exempt from the calculation of monthly income certain benefits paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense. The Act modified the definition of “Current Monthly Income” under the Bankruptcy Code to exclude VA benefits, in general.  What does this mean for our clients? In Bankruptcy, there are certain factors considered for whether our individual, consumer clients qualify for… read more »

CGA Bankruptcy Chair, Lawrence V. Young, Esq. Offers Free Telephone Consultations to Public

access_time Posted on: March 25th, 2020

CGA Bankruptcy Chair, Lawrence V. Young, Esq. Offers Free Telephone Consultations to Public In the face of business shut downs and layoffs, many are left wondering how they are going to pay their bills and make ends meet. Small businesses and individuals are left with questions about their specific financial circumstances and what the future holds. Free Telephone ConsultationsOn Tuesday, March 31, 2020 from 8:30 to 11:30am, CGA Law Firm is offering a chance to have those questions answered at no charge. Attorney Lawrence Young will make himself available as a public service for a no charge, no obligation conversation to discuss… 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: Real Estate Transactions During Closure Order

access_time Posted on: March 23rd, 2020

On Thursday, March 19th, Governor Wolf issued an order that went into effect at 8pm that evening — all “non-life sustaining businesses” in Pennsylvania must close their physical locations to slow the transmission of COVID-19. Enforcement of this order will begin on Monday, March 23rd at 8am. What Happens Now Although all parties which facilitate a real estate transaction (real estate agents, real estate brokers, attorneys, title companies, lenders, inspectors, appraisers, and contractors) cannot conduct in-person transactions, it appears that they may continue to complete any parts of the transaction that can take place remotely. Service activities that can be… read more »

COVID-19 Update: Families First Coronavirus Response Act

access_time Posted on: March 21st, 2020

On March 18, 2020, Congress passed the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act,” which provides free COVID-19 testing, increases Medicaid funding, and expands food security initiatives and support for those impacted by the COVID-19 public emergency.  The law also provides paid leave and enhances access to unemployment insurance for employees. The key provisions impacting employers are summarized below.   Emergency Paid Sick Leave ActThe section of the law entitled “Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act,” requires employers to provide employees with paid sick leave for absences related to COVID-19 until December 31, 2020. Covered Employers: Defined as private employers with fewer than 500 employees and government… read more »