Articles, Seminars & News

Articles

Frozen Embryos Thawed Despite Ex-Husband's Opposition , published on September 24, 2013 in The Legal Intelligencer

Emancipation's Impact on Child Support, published (reprinted) in Volume 35 Issue No. 3 (September 2013) of Pennsylvania Family Lawyer

Caretaking Does not Equate to Custody, published (reprinted) in Volume 35 Issue No. 3 (September 2013) of Pennsylvania Family Lawyer

I Now Pronounce You Never Married , published on August 26, 2013 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

Alcohol Putting Unemployment Compensation to the Test , published on August 19, 2013 in Upon Further Review

Is Working on the Sidelines Out of Bounds for UC?,published on August 2, 2013 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

Emancipation's Impact on Child Support, published on July 2, 2013 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

Peril of Losing Benefits While Vacationing Unemployed , published on June 25, 2013 in The Legal Intelligencer

Caretaking Does not Equate to Custody , published on June 17, 2013 in Upon Further Review

Permanent Legal Custody Does Not Necessarily Mean "Permanent", published (reprinted) in Volume 35 Issue No. 2 (May 2013) of Pennsylvania Family Lawyer

Aggrieved Parties and Their Right to Appeal , published on May 21, 2013 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

Superior Court Offers Refresher Course on Appeals Procedures , published on April 24, 2013 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

Money for Injuries During Marriage are Divisible After Marriage , published on April 3, 2013 in Upon Further Review

Substantial Evidence Must Convince Court in Child Abuse Case, published (reprinted) in Volume 35 Issue No. 1 (March 2013) of Pennsylvania Family Lawyer

Application of Relocation, published (reprinted) in Volume 35 Issue No. 1 (March 2013) of Pennsylvania Family Lawyer

Permanent Legal Custody Does Not Necessarily Mean "Permanent",published on March 26, 2013 in The Legal Intelligencer

USPS Listens to Deaf Employees' Claims , published on March 22, 2013 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

Proving Willful Misconduct in UC Cases: Specificity Required! , published on February 28, 2013 in Upon Further Review

A Reminder to File Post-Trial Motions , published on February 22, 2013 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

The Effect of Retiring on Workers' Compensation Benefits , published on February 1, 2013 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

A Look at Recent Unemployment Compensation Cases , published on January 28, 2013 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

Absolute Paternity Presumption Estopped, published (reprinted) in Volume 34 Issue No. 4 (December 2012) of Pennsylvania Family Lawyer

The Pros and Cons of a Cut-Rate Divorce, published (reprinted) in Volume 34 Issue No. 4 (December 2012) of Pennsylvania Family Lawyer

Is it A-Ok Withdrawing from a 401(k) for UC?,published on December 21, 2012 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

Application of Relocation , published on December 17, 2012 in Upon Further Review

Get 'Em Out by Friday: Landlord-Tenant Disputes , published on November 21, 2012 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

Substantial Evidence Must Convince Court in Child Abuse Case , published on October 19, 2012 in The Legal Intelligencer

New Statute Modifies Pennsylvania Custody Orders, published (reprinted) in Volume 34 Issue No. 3 (October 2012) of Pennsylvania Family Lawyer

The Pros and Cons of a Cut-Rate Divorce , published on October 5, 2012 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

Physician Hire Thyself, published on October 3, 2012 in Upon Further Review

The House Loses?,published on September 19, 2012 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

Cheltenham Township Not at Variance with the Law Regarding Church , published on August 21, 2012 in The Legal Intelligencer

Absolute Paternity Presumption Estopped , published on August 21, 2012 as the featured article in Upon Further Review

Church Bulletin Discount: Discrimination or Good Business , published on August 7, 2012 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

Court Takes Interest in Contract Case , published on July 18, 2012 in Upon Further Review

New Statute Modifies Pennsylvania Child Custody Orders , published on July 17, 2012 in The Legal Intelligencer Family Law Supplement

"Proceeding" To Relocate Under the New Custody Law ?, published (reprinted) in Volume 34 Issue No. 2 (June 2012) of Pennsylvania Family Lawyer

Adopting the New Amendments Regarding Post-Adoption Contact, published (reprinted) in Volume 34 Issue No. 2 (June 2012) of Pennsylvania Family Lawyer

Real Estate Disputes Between Church and Parish , published on July 6, 2012 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

More Work for Unemployment Compensation Lawyers in the Near Future? , published on June 8, 2012 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

Hearing from the Deaf , published on May 18, 2012 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

The Benefits From Sleeping on the Job , published on May 2, 2012 in Upon Further Review

Coming of Age: Further Development of the ADEA, published on May 9, 2012 in The Legal Intelligencer

Hidden Pictures: Constitutional Issues with the Red Light Program, published on April 17, 2012 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

Adopting the New Amendments Regarding Post-Adoption Contact , published on April 2, 2012 in The Legal Intelligencer

Volunteer Opportunities Around the Philadelphia Region , published on March 23, 2012 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

"Proceeding" To Relocate Under the New Custody Law , published on March 13, 2012 in Upon Further Review

Justice is Blind, But is it Also Deaf?,published on March 6, 2012 in The Legal Intelligencer Blog

Supreme Court Spotlight: Hosanna in the Highest...Court , published on February 14, 2012 in Upon Further Review

Land Use Matter Taxing For Church , published January 10, 2012 in The Pennsylvania Law Weekly of the Legal Intelligencer

Trouble on the Horizon: Changes to PA Unemployment Compensation Law , published November 18, 2011 in The Legal Intelligencer

Episcopalian Evicted Vestry Vacated , published November 9, 2011 in Upon Further Review

Hell's Kitchen: Getting to the Meat of the Case , published September 14, 2011 in Upon Further Review

Till Death Does Your Stuff Part and Divorce, Dead Men, and ERISA, published (reprinted) in Volume 33 Issue No. 3 (September 2011) of Pennsylvania Family Lawyer.

Divorce, Dead Men, and ERISA , published July 11, 2011 in Upon Further Review

Till Death Does Your Stuff Part , published June 10, 2011 in Upon Further Review

Mens Rea Still Applies Despite Practice of Religious Norms , published April 13, 2011 in Upon Further Review

Gross Decision (?),published January 6, 2011 in Upon Further Review

Alternative Pleading in a Divorce Action? No so Fast!, published (reprinted) in Volume 32 Issue No. 4 (December 2010) of Pennsylvania Family Lawyer.

Ripeness Spoils Church's Efforts , published October 8, 2010 in Upon Further Review

Do Non-Parents Have Custodial Rights Over a Child?, published (reprinted) in Volume 32 Issue No. 3 (September 2010) of Pennsylvania Family Lawyer.

Do Non-Parents Have Custodial Rights Over a Child? , published August 12, 2010 as the featured article of the month in Upon Further Review

The Discoverability of Psychiatric Records , by James W. Cushing, Esquire, published June 8, 2010 in Upon Further Review

There's No Business Like Snow Business , published April 7, 2010 in Upon Further Review

Exceptions to Ecclesiastical Employment Exemptions , published March 4, 2010 in Upon Further Review

Double Dipping: Unemployment Compensation and Other Benefits , published February 8, 2010 in Upon Further Review

Picture Imperfect , published December 7, 2009 in Upon Further Review

Alternative Pleading in a Divorce Action? No so Fast!,reprinted in the November 10, 2009 in Upon Further Review

I Now [Cannot] Pronounce You Man and Wife, published (reprinted) in Volume 31 Issue No. 3 (October 2009) of Pennsylvania Family Lawyer.

The Hidden Inequity in Unemployment Compensation Law , published October 8, 2009, in Upon Further Review

Lines Drawn Against First Amendment Rights in Public Schools , published August 10, 2009, in Upon Further Review

I Now [Cannot] Pronounce You Man and Wife , published June 8, 2009, in Upon Further Review

Alternative Pleading in a Divorce Action? No so Fast!,published April 7, 2009, in Upon Further Review

Episcopalian In-Fighting Spreads to Montgomery County Courthouse , published March 9, 2009, in Upon Further Review

National Church v. Regional Diocese: Property Ownership by a Religious Institution , published January 9, 2009, in Upon Further Review

Employed? Or Not Employed? That is the Question, published: March 30, 2006 , in The Legal Intelligencer

Seminars

  • On August 2, 2013, Faye Riva Cohen, Esquire led a Continuing Professional Education seminar in King of Prussia regarding commercial leases. To learn more about this seminar, check out this webpage.
  • On May 24, 2013, Faye Riva Cohen, Esquire, spoke on the legality of employer flu mandates at the Employee Health and Patient Safety - Flu Summit held at Albert Einstein Hospital, Silberman Auditorium, Belmont Behavioral Health.
  • On April 30, 2013, James W. Cushing, Esquire led the "Lawyer in the Classroom" seminar at Greenfield Elementary School to discuss the legal profession and to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright.
  • On March 14, 2012, James W. Cushing, Esquire led a seminar for the University of Pennsylvania School of Law's chapter of theChristian Legal Society. He discussed his faith and law practice as well as his experience volunteering for the Christian Legal Clinics of Philadelphia.
  • On February 14, 2012, Faye Riva Cohen, Esquire presented at a National Business Institute seminar taking place in Philadelphia entitled "Social Security Disability Bootcamp." Ms. Cohen received a rating of excellent for her performance as presenter; see here for details.
  • On February 1, 2012, James W. Cushing, Esquire helped lead a seminar at Renewal Presbyterian Church regarding the work of theChristian Legal Clinics of Philadelphia. Click on the links to learn more!
  • On October 11, 2011, Faye Riva Cohen, Esquire was the moderator and presenter at a Lorman Seminar which took place in Philadelphia entitled "Unemployment Insurance 1010: Assessing and Responding to Claims for U.I. Benefits in Pennsylvania.
  • Faye Riva Cohen, Esquire presents seminars as part of the National Speakers Bureau to corporate employees on various topics for CLC Inc.
  • Faye Riva Cohen, Esquire was the moderator at the NOSSCR Social Security Disability Law Conference in Baltimore, MD on May 13, 2011, on the matter of Integrating and Enhancing Social Security Disability
  • James W. Cushing, Esquire was the featured speaker for the Bensalem Mohers of Pre-Schoolers on Estate Planning on March 8, 2011
  • Faye Riva Cohen, Esquire was the featured speaker at the Philadelphia Bar Association's Considering Additional Types of Disability or Legal Relief for Your Social Security Disability Clients, July 16, 2010
  • James W. Cushing, Esquire was a featured speaker for Adoption Law seminar at Adoption Sunday at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Churchville, PA, May 2, 2010
  • Faye Riva Cohen, Esquire was a lecturer and moderator of the Lorman Education Services Unemployment Insurance 101: Assessing and Responding to Claims for U.I. Benefits seminar in Philadelphia, PA on April 16, 2010
  • Faye Riva Cohen, Esquire was the Conference Moderator at the Council on Education in Management's December 16, 2009 FMLA Hot Topics 2009 Conference
  • James W. Cushing, Esquire lectured at Professor Harper J. Dimmerman's Real Estate class at Temple University on December 3, 2009
  • James W. Cushing, Esquire and Gina Y. Mosley, Esquire lectured at Professor Mu'min Islam's Introduction to Law class at Temple University on October 27, 2009
  • Adam S. Bernick, Esquire, on March 28, 2008, held a seminar at Deloitte and Touche giving a general overview of various estate issues and elder law.
  • Faye Riva Cohen, Esquire, held a two-day seminar and workshop on May 22-23, 2007 on the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which provided an extensive overview of the Act and its compliance requirements, on behalf of the Council on Education in Management. In attendance were Human Resources representatives from various Pennsylvania companies and hospitals. The Law Office of Faye Riva Cohen, P.C. practices in various areas of the civil litigation, including labor and employment law, state and federal civil rights law and all forms of disability practice.
  • James W. Cushing, Esquire was a guest lecturer at a Pierce College paralegal class in March 2002.
  • James W. Cushing, Esquire was a panelist at the Penn State Abington Law Forum on September 19, 2001.
  • James W. Cushing, Esquire was a panelist at the Penn State Abington Law Forum on September 13, 2000.
  • Each Spring since 2000, James W. Cushing, Esquire holds a seminar at Bucks County Technical High School giving High School students in Social Studies and Civics classes an "inside look" at the judicial branch of government.