WGSF Newswire: You choose: Questions To Ask When Selecting A Title Services Company By: Michael E. Fiffik, Esquire The Federal Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) allows homebuyers to choose their own title company, yet the title and closing process is bewildering to the average consumer. Even though homebuyers spend 2 to 7 percent of
WGSF Newswire: 5 Common Title Problems Have you ever wondered why you need a title search before buying a home or why you buy title insurance? Your home may be new to you, but every property has a history. Title problems can turn a home that you bought for $250,000 into one that’s worth $1.
WGSF Newswire: Protect Against Employee Litigation By: Michael E. Fiffik, Esquire Employment-related claims are increasing at a dramatic rate. More than 40,000 employment lawsuits are filed each year and well over half of them are employment discrimination complaints. In addition to these suits, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commissions (EEOC) processes over 82,000 administrative charges of
WGSF Newswire: 5 Payroll Tax Mistakes to Avoid If you have at least one employee, you’re responsible for payroll taxes. These include withholding federal (and, where appropriate, state) income taxes and FICA tax from employees’ wages as well as paying the employer share of FICA tax and federal and state unemployment taxes. The responsibility is
WGSF Newswire: 10 Steps to Buying a Home These days, buying a home may not be as easy as 1, 2, 3—but it just might be as easy as 1–10. And while a variety of factors can affect the ease and timing of your transaction – distressed properties or special mortgage programs, for instance –
Letters from our Members: January 27, 2012 Dear Welch, Gold, Siegel & Fiffik P.C., I wanted to send a letter of appreciation for your help in the matter of my dispute with a tax collection bureau over late penalty fees. I worked with Carol L. Rosen, Esq., who was very professional and effective in her
Letters from our customers: August 1, 2012 Dear Welch, Gold, Siegel & Fiffik, and LegalShield Services: I phoned in and requested that I speak with Atty. Robin Allaway, who I have found to be one of the best Lawyers in your firm. She is a great listener, professiona, and very knowledgeable. In addition she has
Letters from our customers: June 11, 2012 Dear Welch, Gold, Siegel & Fiffik: I have been a member for several years and have utilized the letter writing service a few times. In prior efforts to utilize the service, I will be honest, I was not always pleased. The attorneys were resistant to providing a draft
Letters from our customers: January 3, 2012 Dear Welch, Gold, Siegel & Fiffik, PC, Many times we find ourselves having to write complaint letters to different companies and with just reason, but there are those times we find ourselves taking the time to write letters of praise, where it deserves just reason to do so.
Letters from our customers: June 13, 2012 Dear Welch, Gold, Siegel & Fiffik: Your attentive document review, and recommendations to me gave me the confidence to file my appeal, and represent myself. Marsha, thank you so much for all your help, I couldn’t have done it without you. Yours Very Truly, Member from Pittsburgh, PA