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Any Member in good standing of the Bar of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania my become a member of the Association if he or she either maintains a primary office in Butler County, Pennsylvania, for the practice of law, is employed in Butler County, PA, in the legal profession, or resides in Butler County, PA.

CLE Events

  • Wed, 11/20/2019 - 9:00am
    SO, YOUR CLIENT IS FACING FORECLOSURE… And undoubtedly hitting you with one question after another: How long may I stay in my house if I don’t pay my mortgage? How can I avoid foreclosure on my house? Do I have to file for bankruptcy? Whether this is your first, fifteenth, or fiftieth foreclosure case, this program will provide valuable guidance for steering your client through or around the foreclosure process. Stumped by what documents are necessary for each phase of a foreclosure? Our panel will de-mystify that, too. The Real Property Foreclosure Process The pre-foreclosure process The foreclosure process Post-foreclosure Strategies for avoiding lengthy foreclosure actions Alternatives to Foreclosure Repayment, Forbearance, Payment assistance, Mortgage modification, Refinance, Private sale, Short sales, Deed in lieu of foreclosure, Homeowner’s Emergency Mortgage Assistance Case Law and Legislative Update Key rulings, including the PA Supreme Court’s decision on notices of intent to foreclose Regulatory updates Changes to the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act Bankruptcy The automatic stay Chapter 7 and 13 Post-foreclosure sale bankruptcy filings Protecting the creditor’s position Litigation All attendees will receive the course book as a digital download. A printed copy of the course book is available, at a discount to attendees, for $40. Additional copies are available at full price. If you wish to purchase the printed version of the course book, please call PBI Customer Service at 800-932-4637. Printed versions of the course book will not be distributed at the course; please allow up to two weeks after the program for the printed versions of the course book to be shipped. $250 4 substantive
  • Mon, 12/02/2019 - 9:00am
    ** A new date has not yet been selected. We will update this posting as soon as we can. ** Join us to gain an understanding of the fiduciary income tax filing requirements. We will discuss some of the nuances of reporting income and deductions related to estate and trust administration. We will also explore the tax benefits that can be achieved by making certain elections, allocations and timing decisions. Learn techniques to maximize the tax benefits available to your clients. $249 4 substantive

Butler County Legal Journal

Designated as the Official Legal Periodical for Butler County, Pennsylvania.

The Butler County Legal Journal is published every Friday. The deadline for advertisements is the preceding Friday by noon, although holidays may alter this deadline.

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