Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co.https://www.weltman.com/?t=39&format=xml&stylesheet=rss&directive=0&records=15en-us18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0800firmwisehttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssWeltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA Welcomes Attorney Courtney A. Martin to Philadelphia Officehttps://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=90454&format=xml&p=7735Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA, a full-service creditors' rights law firm now in its 89th year of client service, is pleased to announce the addition of Attorney Courtney A. Martin to the firm's Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office.Firm News09 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0800https://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=90454&format=xml&p=7735Now in Effect: New Requirements for Reporting Elder Abuse in Ohiohttps://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=90402&format=xml&p=7735Ohio's Adult Protective Services statutes have long been on the books, however, few changes have been implemented as those that became effective March 20, 2019. Healthcare providers, creditors, lending institutions, and other individuals that regularly interact with elderly citizens will need to abide by newly expanded mandatory reporting requirements, along with a few other provisions of note.Advisories05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0800https://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=90402&format=xml&p=7735Weltman's Jason K. Wright Expands Firm's Bankruptcy Footprint to Include Arizona Courtshttps://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=90373&format=xml&p=7735Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA (Weltman), a full-service creditors' rights law firm now in its 89th year of client service, is pleased to announce that Bankruptcy Attorney Jason K. Wright is licensed to practice in the State Bar of Arizona, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona.Firm News04 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0800https://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=90373&format=xml&p=7735No Joke: The Ohio Statutory Exemption is Increasing on April 1st – Is Your Organization Ready?https://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=90096&format=xml&p=7735Starting April 1, 2019, the value of property exempt from execution, garnishment, attachment, or sale under Ohio Revised Code 2329.66 will increase. This is done every three years, and intended to increase alongside the cost of living.Advisories21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800https://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=90096&format=xml&p=7735Managing Shareholder Scott S. Weltman Testifies in front of the House Committee on Financial Serviceshttps://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=89754&format=xml&p=7735As part of the House Committee on Financial Services' March 7 Hearing, "Putting Consumers First? A Semi-Annual Review of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau," Scott S. Weltman, Managing Shareholder of Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA (Weltman), was invited to testify as to the firm's experience with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).Firm News11 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800https://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=89754&format=xml&p=7735Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA Attorney Charles Andrew Walgreen Named to 2019 List of Illinois Rising Starshttps://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=88899&format=xml&p=7735Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA, a full-service creditors' rights law firm now in its 89th year of client service, congratulates Attorney Charles Andrew ("Drew") Walgreen for being named to the 2019 list of Illinois Rising Stars.Firm News21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800https://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=88899&format=xml&p=7735Revisiting the "Debtor Prison"https://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=87465&format=xml&p=7735A question I am sometimes asked as a collection lawyer is whether our modern-day civil judicial system operates as or encourages "debtor prisons." I generally laugh at the notion and explain that no, persons are not sent to jail in a civil case simply because they cannot pay a debt owed to another.Insights25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800https://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=87465&format=xml&p=7735An Analysis of Ohio's New Requirements for Private Selling Officers, Junior Lienholders, and Mortgage Servicershttps://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=87306&format=xml&p=7735Ohio House Bills 480 and 489 were among the 32 bills signed into law by Governor Kasich on December 19, 2018. The new laws will take effect 91 days thereafter. H.B. 480 amends certain provisions regarding foreclosure sales by court-authorized private selling officers. H.B. 489 requires a written notice with specified information to be sent to a debtor in default if the debt is secured by a junior lien on residential real property.Advisories17 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800https://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=87306&format=xml&p=7735Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA Announces the Election of Two New Shareholdershttps://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=87174&format=xml&p=7735Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA (Weltman), a full-service creditors' rights law firm now in its 89th year of client service, is pleased to announce the election of two new Shareholders: James T. (Jamie) Hart and Casey B. Hicks.Firm News10 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800https://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=87174&format=xml&p=7735Coming Soon in Ohio: Online Notarizationshttps://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=86843&format=xml&p=7735The Ohio legislature has passed Sub. S.B. 263, the Notary Public Modernization Act, for the Governor's signature. The bill will allow a notary public to obtain an electronic seal and electronic signature, and allow document signers to appear before the notary by means of live two-way audio-video communication. Like in-person notarizations, if the notary knows the signer or has satisfactory evidence of the signer's identity (i.e., a government-issued ID with a signature and photograph), the notary will be allowed to apply his or her electronic signature to the document, after the signer signs and gives an oath or affirmation that the statement in the document is true and correct.Advisories20 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800https://www.weltman.com/?t=40&an=86843&format=xml&p=7735