First Step to Starting Your Business

Prince Law Offices, P.C. attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin will be presenting at "First Step to Starting Your Business" in cooperation with the Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center.   First Step to Starting Your Business (Lancaster, PA) Date: Nov 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:30pm Registration Deadline: 11/4/2016 8:00 AM (EDT) Point of Contact: … Continue reading First Step to Starting Your Business

Private room rentals under 30 days are subject to PA’s 6% Hotel Occupancy Tax

Any Pennsylvania home owner who rents out an extra room or rooms on a short term basis either privately or through an online site like Airbnb is subject to Pennsylvania’s 6 percent Hotel Occupancy Tax. (See 61 Pa. Code § 38 et seq.). Under Pennsylvania law, the hotel occupancy tax applies when renting out a … Continue reading Private room rentals under 30 days are subject to PA’s 6% Hotel Occupancy Tax

Join Us, 04/08/2016, for Live Immigration Law Video Seminar!!

On behalf of Prince Law Offices, P.C., I am pleased to announce that the firm's attorneys will be utilizing new technology to host informative live video sessions devoted to the various areas of practice we cover: Firearms Law, Workers' Compensation, Immigration, Civil Rights, Social Security, Corporate Law, Energy Law, Criminal Law, Wills Estates, Family Law, and … Continue reading Join Us, 04/08/2016, for Live Immigration Law Video Seminar!!

PUC Chairman Brown in Berks County to “Train the Trainer” on Consumer Assistance with Utility Bills

Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) Chairman Gladys M. Brown will address utilities and human service agencies at next week’s “BeWise” social service event in Berks County, urging them to help consumers prepare for winter energy bills and stay connected. Co-hosted by the PUC, local utilities and human service organizations, this year’s event will be held … Continue reading PUC Chairman Brown in Berks County to “Train the Trainer” on Consumer Assistance with Utility Bills

Prince Law Offices Proud to Announce Selection for EPA CHP Partnership

Prince Law Offices, P.C. is proud to announce that it was recently selected by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for entry into the EPA's Combined Heat and Power Partnership (CHPP) in recognition of its efforts to improve the environmental performance of the United States energy supply system by supporting combined heat and power … Continue reading Prince Law Offices Proud to Announce Selection for EPA CHP Partnership

Pennsylvania PUC Enhances Ability to Search for Utility Complaints

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) announced a series of enhancements to the PUC website in order to make it easier for consumers to find and review complaints involving utilities. “Earlier this year we launched a new website feature that allows users to search by company for formal complaints filed against regulated utilities,” Commissioner Pamela A. … Continue reading Pennsylvania PUC Enhances Ability to Search for Utility Complaints

At-Will Eviction Term in a Residential Lease for One-Year Term

A residential lease is usually for a term of one year. There are other terms, like month-to-month leases, or six-month terms, or even a term for over a year. Usually, the terms between the landlord and tenant are memorialized in a contract, called a lease. The lease is a mixture of several areas of law. … Continue reading At-Will Eviction Term in a Residential Lease for One-Year Term

Landlord Tenant & Infestation – What Can A Tenant Do

I recently had a friend contact me with questions about Landlord-Tenant law in Pennsylvania.  Here is the story: I have been living in our apartment for a little over four years. Within the past year there has been an infestation of roaches. ( we had the problem in 2011&2012 but is subsided) We brought this … Continue reading Landlord Tenant & Infestation – What Can A Tenant Do

Landlord/Tenant: What Your Landlord Should NOT Do to Treat Your Bed Bug Infestation

By Matthew T. Hovey, Esquire An increasingly problem for renters in Pennsylvania is the issue of bed bugs.  Bed bugs, however, are becoming a serious a problem for landords as well, especially given a recent report published in the Journal of Economic Entomology by researchers at Ohio State University.  The study focused on ineffective treatments for … Continue reading Landlord/Tenant: What Your Landlord Should NOT Do to Treat Your Bed Bug Infestation

Press Release: Attorney Hovey to be Featured on Tonight’s WFMZ-69’s 6:00pm Newscast Concerning Tenants Rights and Absentee Landlords

We are proud to announce that Attorney Matthew T. Hovey of Prince Law Offices, P.C. will be featured this evening on WFMZ-69's 6:00pm newscast.  Attorney Hovey was interviewed this afternoon about tenants' rights and their ability to address absentee landlords. Landlords who fail to respond legitimate complains from tenants about housing conditions is a serious … Continue reading Press Release: Attorney Hovey to be Featured on Tonight’s WFMZ-69’s 6:00pm Newscast Concerning Tenants Rights and Absentee Landlords