Webinar: Navigating the Utility Service Tenants Rights Act

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM



Navigating the Utility Service Tenants Rights Act 

Collecting Water and Sewage Claims and Difficult Shut Offs

If a landlord pays the utility bills of a property but stops making payments, what
are your responsibilities as a water/sewer authority?

What are the landlord's responsibilities to the tenants of the property?


This webinar will answer those questions as well as:

  • How to handle unpaid water and sewage claim issues

  • How to handle shutting off water when a landlord has failed to install back flow

  • A review of example notices to tenants

  • Learn how to move forward when a Bankruptcy is filed

  • Discuss a recent lawsuit filed for violation of the Act- what went wrong and how
    to avoid these mistakes

Kate M. Diersen, Esq.

Goehring, Rutter & Boehm

As a school and municipal solicitor, Kate Diersenbrings with her a broad experience
in a variety of issues that arise for GRB's municipal and public sector clients.

Kate is experienced in running public meetings and hearings to ensure compliance
with the Sunshine Law and local meeting protocol.

Ms. Diersen is able to assist municipal and school clients on the everyday issues
that they face, as well as more complex labor and employment, compliance, and land
use issues. Kate is comfortable in a municipal meeting, as well as in the courtroom,
and has successfully argued cases in front of local magistrates, the Court of Common
Pleas, and at Commonwealth Court.