William Hoffmeyer Named Super Lawyer

William F. Hoffmeyer, Esquire, Senior Partner in the York PA law firm of Hoffmeyer & Semmelman, L.L.P., has been named by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Pennsylvania for 2013. Only five percent of the lawyers … [Continue reading]

Parental Alienation Syndrome

  There have been considerable debates generated because of the use of the term “Parental Alienation Syndrome” (PAS).  PAS describes what one parent in a custody dispute views as the efforts of another parent to damage the children and the … [Continue reading]

Co-Parenting Tips for Separated &/or Divorced Parents

Understandably, when parents’ divorce and/or separate, they have difficulties in communicating with one another even where their children are concerned.  Research and studies have shown, however, that when the parents can effectively communicate with … [Continue reading]

Amy Phillips Published in PBA Family Lawyer

Amy P. Phillips, Esquire, a Senior Associate attorney with the York PA Law Firm of Hoffmeyer & Semmelman, L.L.P. has published in the May 2013 issue of the PBA Family Lawyer (35 PA Family Issue No. 2, 80) Case Notes, Evidence of Third Party's … [Continue reading]

Title Insurance

By Marci J. Heidelbaugh Reviewed by William F. Hoffmeyer, Esquire If you are purchasing or refinancing real estate, you need title insurance.   When you finance real estate, title insurance is not a choice - it is a lender requirement.   What … [Continue reading]

Department of State Warns Businesses of “Annual Meeting Disclosure Statement” Scam

The Secretary of the Commonwealth, Carol Aichele warned Pennsylvania corporations about a bogus mailing some firms have received, leading businesses to believe they must send $125 and file an Annual Meeting Disclosure Statement. The Department of … [Continue reading]

Interesting Pennsylvania Cases

Pennsylvania Case Law Update This article discusses various cases recently decided by the appellate courts. Sheriff’s Sale.  A person has a right to real property and before a person may be deprived of this right, a party must follow all of the … [Continue reading]

What is Title Insurance?

By Vicki M. Runkle, Support Professional Reviewed by William F. Hoffmeyer, Esquire There are two types of title insurance policies. One protects the owner of a property and one protects the lender when a mortgage is given against a piece of real … [Continue reading]

William Hoffmeyer Selected as a Central Pennsylvania’s Best Lawyer 2013

Hoffmeyer & Semmelman, L.L.P. announce that York PA lawyer, William F. Hoffmeyer, Esquire will be recognized as a Central Pennsylvania's Best Lawyer 2013 in the field of Real Estate Law by the Central Penn Business Journal. This is the 5th … [Continue reading]