A Simple Guide to Buying a House

A Simple Guide to Buying a House

If you feel intimidated by the real estate buying process, it’s not just you. The process can definitely seem overwhelming if you’re new to it. But if you spend a bit of time learning the annoying buzz words/acronyms and getting a feel for the process, it ends up being pretty straightforward. Here’s a guide to […]

Making Sense of Non-Compete and Non-Disclosure Agreements in Pennsylvania

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Making Sense of Non-Compete and Non-Disclosure Agreements in Pennsylvania As employees begin to navigate the new job market created by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to keep in mind any agreements signed with a previous employer. Often, employees sign non-compete (NCA) and non-disclosure agreements (NDA) without giving them much thought.  But the consequences of […]

Introduction: Making Sense of Philadelphia’s Zoning System

Introduction: Making Sense of Philadelphia’s Zoning System In Philadelphia every parcel of land is zoned for a specific type of use. Neighborhoods are zoned for residential, commercial, industrial, and other uses.  Whether you are building a new structure, renovating an existing building, or seeking to change the zoned use of your land, Philadelphia law requires […]

Benefits and Drawbacks of Owning Investments and Businesses Through Different Legal Entities

The type of legal entity you choose to manage your investment or business can have a significant impact on tax rates, liability risk, privacy, and structure of the business. Over time, the law has developed different ways of structuring businesses and investments. The most common entities are: LLCs, corporations, partnerships, and trusts. Let’s explore how […]

Confessions of Judgment

Normally, when a customer defaults on a loan, commercial lenders must file a complaint in court to initiate proceedings and obtain a judgment. This can take months—or even longer—all the while the lender is left with legal bills and continues without the money it is owed.


Consolidating and Subdividing Lots in Philadelphia

Consolidating and Subdividing Lots in Philadelphia Are you interested in consolidating or subdividing land? Consolidating land involves taking several parcels and combining them into one, while subdividing takes one plot and divides it into several.  Typical reasons for changing property boundaries include consolidating parcels of land to build a family home, or subdividing plots for […]

GLOSSARY OF TRUSTS

RS LAW | GLOSSARY OF TRUSTS Inter-Vivos “Living” Trust This is the foundation of your estate plan and can be used by a married person, unmarried person, or a joint trust for a couple. You are generally your own trustee, and name a successor trustee to take over management of your affairs in the event […]

Common Questions About Deeds

Introduction: Common Questions About Deeds Purchasing real estate can be intimidating because of all the jargon and legal requirements involved in the process. Understanding some of the fundamental legal concepts can help you overcome that intimidation to feel more confident and informed in your decisions.  One of the essential elements of a real estate transaction […]

Common Issues When Purchasing Real Estate

Common Issues When Purchasing Real Estate Whether you’re an investor or just someone looking for a home, buying a house can be a daunting task. From financing, to inspections, to liens on the property, there are many ways a transaction can go wrong.  With Philadelphia’s housing market still booming, it is important to be armed […]