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How to Appeal Philadelphia Property Taxes – 2023 Values Are Increasing by 31%

Philadelphia Property Taxes Are Scheduled to Increase by an Average of 31% in 2023 The City of Philadelphia government has completed its reassessment of nearly 600,000 properties throughout Philadelphia, resulting in higher property value assessments for many affected homeowners in 2023. Kenny, Burns & McGill is appealing many of these tax assessments to make sure its Read More

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Philadelphia Sheriff’s Sale Postponed; Client’s Property Saved

Kenny, Burns & McGill are very happy to report the successful delay of a sudden sheriff’s sale, which will allow our Philadelphia client to pay off his debts and profit from his own investments. A man we’ll call Christopher Garcia struggled as many of us did during the earlier days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. Read More

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Civil Litigation Win (Real Estate)

Latest case results from the files of Kenny, Burns & McGill. Client was attempting to negotiate a business arrangement over a piece of real estate in Philly. Then the world crashed and the other side filed a lawsuit (civil litigation) against the client. The client called Thomas Kenny, of Kenny, Burns & McGill to lawyer Read More

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Real Estate Partition Granted in Philadelphia

What is a partition, and why does it matter? When co owners hold title to property together and they have a disagreement over how to sell or dispose of the property, the only way to lawfully resolve the dispute is to file a partition action. Our client previously purchased a house with her boyfriend and Read More

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Real Estate Win in Philadelphia–Judgment Vacated!

Today, a real estate client of Kenny, Burns & McGill received the very good news that a default judgment which had been entered against his enterprise was vacated (or overturned) in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. Our client explained to us that a former worker had filed the personal injury case against him and Read More

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Lien Placed on Liquor License Sale for Real Estate Client

Our commercial landlord client hired us to place a lien on their tenant’s liquor license, under the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). This is an important process to protect a creditor (in this case, our client) from any possible dissipation of assets after a liquor license or other property is sold. Our client is now protected, Read More

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Eagles Victory Parade Takes the City by Storm

We work hard every single day to protect the interests of our clients. This includes going to court throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey, working all night to meet important deadlines and write thick legal documents, meeting with clients, negotiating with opposing parties, and so much more. Today, we took a short break and reveled in Read More

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Zoning Appeal Granted in Philadelphia

One of our clients can finally begin construction on their Kensington property, after our firm’s successful zoning appeal at the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment. Attorney Tom Kenny laid out the legal framework for the zoning appeal and called on the project’s architect to speak to specific aspects of the proposed design. Mr. Kenny’s presentation Read More

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  • Settlement Reached in Philadelphia Amtrak Accident

    In 2015, a speeding Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia, leaving eight dead and hundreds injured. One victim hired our firm to handle her personal injury claims, and attorney Thomas Kenny was among the first to reach a settlement with Amtrak. READ MORE

  • Federal Probation Terminated–Without a Hearing

    Our client, who was sentenced to several years in federal prison and three years of probation, has been completely released from supervision after our firm filed a successful motion in federal court. The judge granted our motion without even scheduling a hearing and our client walked free.

  • Zoning Board Appeal Granted in Philadelphia

    Our firm successfully lodged an appeal with the Zoning Board of Adjustment in Philadelphia. After our firm presented the project at a local community meeting, worked with the architect to showcase the merits of the proposed structure, and publicly fought the case before the Zoning Board, our client is now permitted to begin construction. READ MORE