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Month: October 2015

LLCs – Mind your ABCs

by Charles A. Rausch, Esquire A recent case out of Bucks County, Pennsylvania is a reminder that under the right circumstances a court can disregard the corporate form, even an LLC, and find individuals personally liable for the corporation’s debts.  Power Line Packaging, Inc. v. Hermes Calgon/THG Acquisition, LLC, et al., 2010-02341(Bucks County Court of …

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We Are Family – Not

by Charles A. Rausch, Esquire In Schwartz v. Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment, 1334 C.D. 2014 (Pa. Cmwlth. Ct., filed September 24, 2015), the Commonwealth Court had the opportunity to wrestle with the definition of “family.”  The petitioners owned single-family houses and rented them out to Drexel University students.  The Philadelphia Zoning Code defined “family” as a …

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