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Home Improvement Consumer Protection Law (HICPA)

08 Jan

Home improvement contractors in Pennsylvania are subject to regulation. Homeowners often get confused about when the new law, known as the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act (“HICPA”) applies.  Here is an excerpt from some Continuing Legal  Education materials we recently published that deals with this ACT. It is in outline form.  If you have more […]

Deed Out of Estate – Should I use a quitclaim deed?

11 Apr

QUESTION:     Should a decedent’s estate administrator use a quickclaim deed to transfer estate property to himself before transferring to heir.  Administrator does not want to leave the property in the name of the decedent who died 7 years ago  {asked from Philadelphia} ANSWER:  Let me beak you question into parts.  1) your role as administrator […]