Our office is currently closed, but we continue to provide legal services by working remotely.

In light of Governor Wolf’s emergency declaration and current recommendations our office is currently closed.  Our attorneys and staff continue to work remotely, however, and we can assure you they are set up to respond to your calls, emails and all communications.  For more details on AMM operations during this time, read our full update.  

Thank you for your understanding, and please take care.

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The Coronavirus outbreak has impacted almost every part of daily life for individuals, families and businesses. AMM attorneys are monitoring legislative developments on the local, state and federal level as we continue to provide legal services, albeit from home.
We plan to provide summaries, analysis and legislative updates regularly on topics related to this crisis in order to assist our business and individual clients to stay abreast of changes and events in the rapidly changing legal landscape.  All such content is available on our Coronavirus Blog page.  Please reach out to one of our attorneys should you need advice or have questions. 

The Coronavirus outbreak has impacted almost every part of daily life for individuals, families and businesses. AMM attorneys are monitoring legislative developments on the local, state and federal level as we continue to provide legal services, albeit from home.

We plan to send regular updates to our business and individual clients throughout this difficult time to help you navigate these uncharted waters and provide clarity and assistance to keep your legal house in order and protect your interests.


To Our Colleagues, Clients & Friends,
We are all aware of the enormous impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on almost every aspect of daily life, and we take very seriously our responsibility to follow guidance from governmental authorities and the healthcare community to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. We have been closely monitoring this situation, and in light of Governor Wolf’s emergency declarations and current recommendations, our office is currently closed. We want to assure you, however, that we are fully provisioned to work remotely, and are still receiving mail, email and phone calls.  AMM remains able to provide legal services, and will be responsive to calls, emails and mail without interuption throughout the current closures and social distancing guidelines period. If you have information you need to provide to us, we ask that you email or mail it to us, or call to make other arrangements.

Please contact your attorney should you have questions or concerns.  

Thank you and please take care and stay well.

Antheil Maslow & MacMinn is pleased to announce that Peter J. Smith has joined as a Partner of the firm. Peter Smith is an experienced and highly skilled business lawyer and trusted partner to his commercial and individual clients.  Antheil Maslow & MacMinn was founded and has grown as a predominantly business legal service firm, and as such is well suited to Peter's  sophisticated corporate practice and client base.  


Peter has been solving problems and adding value for business owners for over 25 years with a practice focused on corporate law, business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, commercial finance, debtor/creditor relations, business disputes, non-profit organizations, real estate, and trusts and estates.

Peter counsels businesses involved in manufacturing, distribution, marketing, e-commerce, technology, health care, pharmaceutical research, professional services, real estate, construction and retail. In addition, he has experience with start-up ventures, family-owned businesses, limited liability companies and 501(c)(3) public charities. He also represents individuals and families in estate and business succession planning.


Michael Mills, a Partner of the law firm of Antheil Maslow & MacMinn in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and Elaine Yandrisevits, both of the firm’s estates & trusts practice group, presented an estate planning update at the Bucks County Bar Association on February 12th.   The program focused on recent legislation passed in December, 2019 known as the SECURE Act.  This far reaching bill has significant impact on retirement accounts.  The CLE addressed how the SECURE Act affects the treatment of retirement account beneficiaries, including benefits left in trusts.

Michael Mills is a Partner of the firm, focusing in Estates & Trusts, Taxation and Corporate practice areas.  Elaine Yandrisevits practices exclusively in the Estates and Trusts. Both are frequent speakers on estate & tax planning for continuing legal education and community organizations.

Elizabeth Fineman, Partner and Family Law attorney at Antheil Maslow & MacMinn in Doylestown, will co-present “Family Law Roundup” on Wednesday, December 18th  at the Bucks County Bar Association’s Marathon Continuing Legal Education Day. The program covers important Family Law rules, cases and legislation from 2019. Ms. Fineman will present along with Hillary Moonay, her Co-chair of the Family Law Section of the Bar Association.

Elizabeth Fineman practices exclusively in Family Law with extensive experience in complex high net worth individuals with complex assets, income and tax issues. The Bucks County Bar Association is one of the oldest and most active bar associations in the United States. Located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, the Bucks County Bar Association is dedicated to providing support and fellowship for the advancement of the legal profession.

Estate Planning attorney Elaine Yandrisevits the firm's Estates and Trusts practice group spoke on Special Needs Trusts at a program hosted by Firstrust Financial Resources.  The November 6th program, entitled “Understanding Government Benefits for a Special Needs Loved One” also featured speakers Jerel Ruttenberg & Brian C. Smith, of Firstrust Financial Resources, and was focused on best approaches to financial and estate planning for a family member with special needs, including the uses of Special Needs Trusts and ABLE Accounts.

Elaine practices exclusively in the Estates and Trusts department at Antheil Maslow & MacMinn in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. She focuses her practice on estate planning, trusts and estate administration and assists with fiduciary litigation matters. With a great deal of practical experience with special needs trust planning and guardianships, Elaine is a frequent speaker on estate planning, estate administration, and special needs planning for continuing legal education and community organizations.

Antheil Maslow & MacMinn is proud to announce that Partner Denise M. Bowman was elected as Judge on the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas on Tuesday, November 5th.

With more than twenty years’ experience as a litigator in commercial and Orphans’ Court matters, Ms. Bowman has also represented a number of non-profit organizations, and is a trained mediator. Throughout her career, Denise Bowman has been very active in her community, having served  on many non-profit boards and volunteered for various charitable organizations in Bucks County.

To those of us who know Denise, it is no surprise that she has risen to this prestigious position on the bench. We know her to be a woman of outstanding character, integrity, diligence and compassion. The election results make it clear that Bucks County voters agree.

While we are sad to see our trusted colleague move on, we know that our loss is a gain for the citizens of this community.

Denise will serve well, and to the best of her ability, every day of her service. We wish her all the best in her new role.



On Tuesday, November 5th, voters will be casting ballots to fill two seats on the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. Voters also will be deciding whether to retain two judges on the Superior Court of Pennsylvania and two judges on the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.To better inform voters about the candidates in this statewide election, the Pennsylvania Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Commission (PBA JEC) is reissuing its ratings and descriptive paragraphs for all appellate judge candidates appearing on the Nov. 5 ballots.

In order to help you to make an informed decision, we have linked that review here for your reference. 

Here in Bucks County, six candidates are running for Common Pleas Judge.  Last Spring, the Bucks County Bar Association (“BCBA”), an organization of attorneys dedicated to promoting and advancing the legal system and justice throughout Bucks County, conducted a plebiscite (peer evaluation) to evaluate ten attorneys who announced their candidacy for three vacancies on the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas, and the four current judges of the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas who are running for retention.  Please note, this evaluation was done prior to the May primary election, please refer to the table below for the evaluations of the six remaining candidates who will appear on the ballot on November 5th in the highly recommended, recommended and not recommended categories.  The remaining candidates for the three judicial vacancies are Denise M. Bowman, Grace Deon, Charissa Liller, Allen Toadvine, Jessica Vanderkam, and Jordan Yeager.  If you wish to review the original evaluations, here is a link to the plebiscite results.


Highly Recommend


Not Recommended

Denise Bowman




Grace Deon




Charissa Liller




Allen Toadvine




Jessica VanderKam




Jordan Yeager




Additionally, the members of the Bucks County Bar Association were asked to provide their opinions if the following Judges should be retained in office as a Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Bucks County.  Here are the results in the endorsed and not endorsed categories:



Not Endorsed

Hon. Robert Baldi



Hon. Wallace Bateman



Hon. Gary Gilman



Hon. Alan Rubenstein




However you may choose to vote, please do remember Election Day, Tuesday, November 5th. 

Susan Maslow, Co-Founder and Partner of Antheil Maslow & MacMinn in Doylestown, PA was the Chair and Moderator of a program entitled BUSINESS AND ETHICAL CHALLENGES:  HUMAN RIGHTS REQUIREMENTS, DUE DILIGENCE, REMEDIATION AND BRAND PROTECTION during the ABA Business Law Section’s Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. on Saturday, September 14, 2019.  

The Panel Discussion provided a brief summary of the cycle of human rights violations in supply chains and summarized the growth of legislation, litigation and investor focus on supply chain human rights issues and provided practical contracting and due diligence recommendations, tools and risk assessment procedures to avoid human rights abuses including use of the 2018 Model Clauses for international supply chains published in the 2018  fall issue of The Business Lawyer.  Informed by the Panelists’ knowledge of global policies and procedures, advice was provided as to how to develop an enterprise-wide understanding of, and commitment to, human rights (health and safety requirements, anti-forced labor, child labor and indentured labor constraints) while optimizing market-specific approaches.

Ms. Maslow is a business attorney concentrating her practice primarily in general corporate transactional work and finance documentation in the areas of Business Transactions, Business Law, Private Finance, Real Estate, Contracts, and Non-Profit Law.

Elaine T. Yandrisevits, an estate planning and administration attorney with Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP in Doylestown, PA,  is a course planner and will serve as faculty for Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s upcoming “Administering an Estate in PA: A Step-by-Step Guide” continuing education program in September. The seminar is a comprehensive overview of the estate administration progress in Pennsylvania from beginning to end for attorneys, paralegals, and accountants. Ms. Yandrisevits will be presenting at the live seminar in Philadelphia on September 5. Registration and information on additional dates, including a the live webcast, can be found at