Posts Tagged ‘Rebecca Shanaman’

York County Food Bank’s Iron Chef Competition

access_time Posted on: October 3rd, 2022

York County Food Bank’s Iron Chef Competition from 5:30-7:30pm at the Country Club of York. CGA is a Bronze Sponsor of this event. The York County Food Bank Iron Chef Competition is coming back again on Monday, October 3rd, at 5:30 p.m. at the Country Club of York! The point of this event is to demonstrate that the items the food bank collects and offers are more than just unwanted food. The chefs at the event will prepare an appetizer, an entree and a dessert using foods that the food bank commonly distributes. Not only is it an entertaining evening,… read more »

North Summerfest Festival

access_time Posted on: June 11th, 2022

CGA Law Firm is sponsoring a Beer, Wine & Spirits Event at PeoplesBank Park in Downtown York from 1-4pm. Rotary Club has partnered with the York County Literacy Council to provide free, custom mathematics education. Participants will have the opportunity to improve their employment status through Manufacturing Pathway Training provided by the Manufacturers’ Association. The event itself will have brewers, wineries, distillers, cigar makers, snack and food vendors and a 50/50 raffle. Also live music by Kittyback. Join the fun and support a great cause! Thank you John Flinchbaugh and Rebecca Shanaman for this CGA sponsorship! For full details on… read more »

Rotary Club of York: North Summerfest

access_time Posted on: June 11th, 2022

CGA is sponsoring a Beer, Wine & Spirits Event at PeoplesBank Park in Downtown York from 1-4pm. Rotary Club has partnered with the York County Literacy Council to provide free, custom mathematics education. Participants will have the opportunity to improve their employment status through Manufacturing Pathway Training provided by the Manufacturers’ Association. The event itself will have brewers, wineries, distillers, Cigar makers, snack and food vendors and a 50/50 raffle. Also live music by Kittyback. Join the fun and support a great cause! Attorneys John Flinchbaugh and Rebecca Shanaman sponsor this event.

Why Use an Attorney When Purchasing a Home?

access_time Posted on: June 8th, 2022

An important part of any home purchase is obtaining a title insurance policy on the property. A title insurance policy assures you and your lender that the property is “free and clear” of any other interests. This means that no one else may claim any rights to your property that would impair your ability to use and enjoy the property. To obtain a mortgage for a home purchase, lenders require a title insurance policy. Title insurance applies to any property you own—a condominium, a townhouse, a single-family home, or commercial property. Again, the purpose of the policy is to protect… read more »

Attorney Rebecca Shanaman Joins Downtown York Rotary

access_time Posted on: December 8th, 2021

Congratulations to Attorney Rebecca Shanaman for joining the Downtown York Rotary! Attorney Rebecca Shanaman is the Chair of the CGA Real Estate Group and focuses her practice on real estate law and business law. Originally from Chicago, Rebecca joined CGA in 2016 and brought over a decade of experience with her to strengthen our departments. Rebecca is experienced in negotiating and closing sophisticated business and commercial real estate acquisitions and sales. She is skilled at negotiating and drafting contracts, including purchase and sale agreements, commercial leases, asset purchase agreements, solar leases, and multi-member operating agreements. Rebecca has significant experience in… 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: 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 »

Buying A Home Can Be Intimidating

access_time Posted on: June 3rd, 2019

Article by: Rebecca Shanaman, Esquire Buying a home can be an intimidating experience for people, especially for first-time buyers. People have a lot of questions about the process. One question is, “do I need an attorney?”. While the role of the realtor and bank in a residential real estate transaction are obvious, the role of an attorney may be less so. But in real estate closings, as in all cases, the role of the attorney is to be an advocate for his or her client. One very important reason to hire an attorney when buying a home has to do… read more »