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Pantazis v. Fidrych
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 30 2008

In the recently-reported decision in Pantazis v. Fidrych, Case No. 02-CV-0919, 2008 Mass. Super. LEXIS 386 (Worcester Super. Ct. Nov. 7 2008), the Superior Court addresses, among other things, its authority to remove a trustee


New Subsection (9) of Rule 4:02 of the Supreme Judicial Court rules, effective June 1, 2008, requires Massachusetts in-house lawyers not admitted to the bar of the Commonwealth to register with the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2008

In December, 2006, the Supreme Judicial Court adopted Rule 5.5 of the American Bar Association’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct, conferring formal legitimacy and peace of mind on many Massachusetts in-house lawyers who are not admitted to the Massachusetts bar


Rostanzo v. Rostanzo
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2009

In Rostanzo v. Rostanzo, Case No. 06-P-1953, 2009 Mass. App. LEXIS 100 (Jan. 29, 2009), the Appeals Court addressed the enforceability of an antenuptial agreement and the validity of a will


New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2013

In a business-friendly decision, Perez v. Professionally Green, LLC, 214 N.J. ___ (2013), a unanimous New Jersey Supreme Court held yesterday that a


US Supreme Court gives district court judges broad sentencing discretion
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2008

In December 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two decisions which give federal judges more discretion in imposing sentences significantly lower or higher than the sentencing ranges recommended in the federal Sentencing Guidelines


Massachusetts Appeals Court rules that interest in irrevocable trust with ascertainable standard is a marital asset subject to division upon divorce
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2015

On August 27, 2015, the Massachusetts Appeals Court held in Pfannenstiehl v. Pfannenstiehl, Nos. 13-P-906, 13-P-686, & 13-P-1385, 2015 Mass App


IRS issues DOMA guidance: action steps for employers
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2013

On August 29, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Ruling 2013-17 providing guidance on the effect of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision


IRS issues DOMA guidance
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2013

On August 29, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued Revenue Ruling 2013-17 (the “Revenue Ruling”) providing guidance on the effect of the


Department of Labor clarifies same-sex marriage FMLA coverage following U.S. v. Windsor decision
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2013

On August 9, 2013, U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") Secretary Thomas E. Perez issued guidance clarifying that same-sex spouses are eligible for


Married same-sex couples entitled to spousal coverage
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2014

On March 14, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Center for Consumer Information and Oversight issued guidance requiring health insurance