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January 26, 2017

Special Needs Provider Fair Sunday, January 30 at Moorestown Parks & Recreation

Diana Sever, Esq and the Posternock Apell, PC’s Special Education Law Team at the Special Needs Providers Fair.  Are you struggling to get the Right 504 Plan or Individual Education Plan (IEP) developed and implemented for your child?  Whether your child is 3, 10, 15 or 21, if she/he has a learning or physical disability, […]

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January 19, 2017

Securing SAT and ACT Accommodations for Your College Bound Student

College Boards Accommodations Deadline: February 17, 2017 SAT and ACT testing seems to be a year-round past time for high school Junior and Seniors.   SAT Subject Matter Tests and AP exams are coming up in May for Seniors. Also, Juniors are scheduling their first SAT and ACT for the spring 2017 test dates.  Both the […]

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January 10, 2017

2017 Guardianship Practice Update, featuring Jeffrey S. Apell, Esq. and Melanie M. Levan, Esq. of Posternock Apell, PC

The Burlington County Bar Association’s Probate/Estate Planning Section presents the 2017 Guardianship Practice Update,  featuring Jeffrey S. Apell, Esq. and Melanie M. Levan, Esq. of Posternock Apell, PC. Whether you are an experienced practitioner, or just want to learn about guardianship practice, you won’t want to miss this seminar! And it is a must for those serving […]

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January 9, 2017

College Board Rolls Out New Processes for Requesting Testing Accommodations

The College Board has overhauled its process for disabled students requesting testing accommodations. The overhaul makes it easier for disabled students to receive the needed support on College Board assessments. Beginning on January 1, 2017, the vast majority of students who are approved for and using testing accommodations at their school through a current Individualized […]

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January 6, 2017

Skate to Smoother Real Estate Closings in 2017

While there is less inventory and mortgage rates are still historically low, there are plenty of pitfalls that can befall a real estate deal.  Home buying and selling is the largest financial transaction most people undertake and they only do it a few times in their lives.  Professionals involved in real estate can provide information […]

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December 30, 2016

New Guidance on Special Education Student Civil Rights from the US Department of Education

The US Department of Education just released the following Guidance on the Civil Rights of Students with Disabilities. It includes a parent and educator resource guide; a Dear Colleague letter (DCL) and question and answer document on the use of restraint and seclusion in public schools; and a DCL and question and answer documents on […]

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December 21, 2016

The New Jersey Estate Tax Is (Almost) Gone…But You Still Need An Up-to-Date Will

The New Jersey Estate Tax Only Applies to Estates Greater Than $2 Million as of January 1, 2017 But You Should Still Protect Your Assets We are counting down to Estate Tax Relief.  Earlier this year, governor signed into law the New Jersey estate tax repeal, thus ending NJ’s dubious distinction as the “worst state […]

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December 21, 2016

With the Holiday Craziness Upon Us…ADHD Now Clearly Protected under 504 Plans

ADHD Now Clearly Protected under 504 Plans In the midst of the holidays, children and families managing ADHD are handling lots of stimulation.  If you already have an IEP or 504 plan in place to help your child manage in school, we truly hope it is working for you!  If not, the ruling noted below offers […]

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December 5, 2016

Potential Pitfalls When Buying and Selling Tenant-Occupied Real Estate

Buying or selling tenant-occupied real estate comes with special considerations with regard to tenants’ rights in New Jersey. There are a number of pitfalls that can occur for both buyers and sellers. Buyers typically purchase tenant-occupied property either to make it their primary home or with the expectation that they will be able to gain […]

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