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What to Do If You Have Been Accused of Sexual Assault

What to Do If You Have Been Accused of Sexual Assault

Allegations of sexual assault can be devastating to the accused and their loved ones. Being charged with a sex crime can jeopardize your reputation and have a negative impact on all aspects of your life.  If you or someone you love has been accused of an assault, you...

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Understanding Levels of Sex Crimes in PA

Understanding Levels of Sex Crimes in PA

The legal consequences and social stigma that come with being accused or convicted of a sex crime can affect all aspects of your life. If you have been accused of a sex crime, it’s important to know exactly what charges you could be facing and which penalties may...

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Medical Mistakes: When a Fertility Clinic Uses the Wrong Sperm

Medical Mistakes: When a Fertility Clinic Uses the Wrong Sperm

For those struggling to conceive a child, fertility treatment can be a lifesaver. Although they are rare, mistakes sometimes happen at fertility clinics. Fertility law is fairly new and can be quite complex. If you’ve been a victim of a medical error during fertility...

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DUI Accidents: Are Bar Owners Liable for Damages?

DUI Accidents: Are Bar Owners Liable for Damages?

Each year millions of people are injured or killed in drunk driving accidents. Although motorists who drive under the influence of alcohol should be held accountable for their actions, sometimes other parties also may be responsible. In Pennsylvania, bars,...

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Hazards of Do-It-Yourself Estate Planning

Hazards of Do-It-Yourself Estate Planning

Hundreds of websites offer do-it-yourself wills and other estate planning documents. While DIY estate planning may seem like a good way to save a few dollars, it can have serious repercussions for your beneficiaries. Even if you have few assets, laws vary by state, so...

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What to Expect if Your Divorce Goes to Trial

What to Expect if Your Divorce Goes to Trial

When many people hear the word “trial” they think of criminal proceedings where a jury decides the fate of the defendant. However, when an agreement can’t be reached between a divorcing couple, they may participate in a trial to settle issues surrounding property...

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Top 5 Tips for Winning Your Divorce Case

Top 5 Tips for Winning Your Divorce Case

Even in the best of circumstances, divorce can be an emotionally and financially taxing process. If you and your spouse have decided to end your marriage, it’s important to find the best divorce lawyers you can to ensure your rights and interests are protected. The...

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Penalties for Stalking or Harassment in PA

Penalties for Stalking or Harassment in PA

Although stalking and harassment are charged as separate crimes in Pennsylvania, both can come with harsh penalties. Being convicted of these crimes can result in fines, prison time, probation, and a criminal record, not to mention the impact it can have on your...

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5 Reasons You Need a DUI Lawyer

5 Reasons You Need a DUI Lawyer

If you’ve been arrested for driving under the influence, you may feel overwhelmed and unsure of where to turn. DUI charges have serious consequences that can have an impact on myriad aspects of your life. Finding a good DUI defense attorney is critical to protecting...

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What You Need to Know About Teen Sexting Laws in Pennsylvania

What You Need to Know About Teen Sexting Laws in Pennsylvania

Sending nude or sexually explicit images via electronic communications such as text, social media, and email is known as “sexting”. Unfortunately, it has become a common practice for teenagers, so Pennsylvania has enacted specific laws that deal with teen sexting. If...

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Possible Defenses for Domestic Violence Charges

Possible Defenses for Domestic Violence Charges

Arguments can get heated in any family, and sometimes things escalate to a point that leads to serious consequences. Regardless of whether the allegations are true, if you or a loved one are accused of domestic violence, contacting an experienced criminal defense...

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Alcohol and Domestic Abuse: A Dangerous Combination

Alcohol and Domestic Abuse: A Dangerous Combination

Alcohol use and domestic violence often go hand-in-hand. Although abuse is not caused by addiction, when someone is under the influence of alcohol or drugs it can make them much more prone to losing control or acting on violent urges. Whether you are a victim of abuse...

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When Can You Claim Self-Defense?

When Can You Claim Self-Defense?

In Pennsylvania, charges like assault, domestic violence, and homicide can come with serious repercussions that affect you for the rest of your life. If you believe that you have grounds to claim self-defense or defense of others, it is important to understand that...

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What Happens if I Violate My Probation?

What Happens if I Violate My Probation?

Probation is an alternative to imprisonment that may be imposed after a guilty plea or criminal conviction. It allows individuals to remain in their community under certain conditions, typically under the supervision of a probation officer. If you are on probation, it...

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Under the Influence and Under Arrest

Under the Influence and Under Arrest

Driving while impaired (DUI) in Pennsylvania is a crime which is taken very seriously by law enforcement, judges, and prosecutors. This is because DUI can have real consequences, leading to 9,380 alcohol-related accidents in Pennsylvania in 2019 that resulted in the...

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Updating Your Estate Plan After Divorce

Updating Your Estate Plan After Divorce

Divorce often involves a lot of change in a short period of time, so it can be easy to overlook important issues like updating your estate plan. If you’ve recently been divorced, you’ll need a lawyer to draw-up your Will, draft updated powers of attorney, and help...

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Proving Fault in a Motorcycle Accident

Proving Fault in a Motorcycle Accident

One of the most important elements of any personal injury claim is proving who was at fault. In motorcycle accident cases, this can be challenging. Insurance companies often try to paint motorcyclists as irresponsible or reckless in order to deny claims. The best...

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Spouse Emptied Your Bank Account? Know Your Rights

Spouse Emptied Your Bank Account? Know Your Rights

Many married couples use joint bank accounts to pay bills, living expenses, entertainment, and incidentals. Typically, each spouse may make deposits and withdrawals, and joint bank accounts usually work well when a marriage is stable. However, if separation or divorce...

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Types of Injuries Sustained in Car Accidents

Types of Injuries Sustained in Car Accidents

It can be easy to brush-off injuries sustained in a car accident, especially when it is a seemingly minor crash like a fender bender. However, an accident does not have to be catastrophic for motorists and passengers to suffer serious injury. Understanding how common...

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How Medication Errors can have Serious Consequences

How Medication Errors can have Serious Consequences

Medications are amazing tools that can enhance one’s physical and mental health, ease pain, and even save lives. Patients rely on physicians, nurses, hospitals, pharmacies and other health care professionals to dispense medication in a safe manner. Unfortunately,...

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3 Elements of Product Liability Claims

3 Elements of Product Liability Claims

Whether it’s their vehicle or headache medicine, most consumers typically assume that the products they use are safe. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. When someone suffers an injury caused by a product, they may have recourse for recovering compensation for...

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How Do I Know if I Have a Medical Malpractice Claim?

How Do I Know if I Have a Medical Malpractice Claim?

Although most physicians and health care providers do their best to protect the health and safety of their patients, medical errors do happen. Understanding what might constitute medical malpractice and the elements that go into a claim can help you decide whether you...

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Common Causes of Slip and Fall Injuries

Common Causes of Slip and Fall Injuries

Slipping on an icy sidewalk or tripping over a loose rug can have life-changing repercussions, including serious injury or death. According to the National Safety Council, 35,000 people died from slip and fall accidents in 2019 alone. Although sometimes falls are...

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Can I Sue a Hospital for Medical Malpractice?

Can I Sue a Hospital for Medical Malpractice?

Hospitals and their staff have an obligation to provide proper, safe medical care to patients in their charge. However, sometimes errors occur, which can result in life-changing injury or illness. Suing a hospital or healthcare system can be daunting, and there are...

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Why You Should Seek Medical Care after an Accident

Why You Should Seek Medical Care after an Accident

Often, victims of accidents want to rest at home without seeking medical care right away. Although it is understandable when someone is shaken-up after a car crash or slip-and-fall accident, the shock they may experience can mask pain and symptoms of serious injuries....

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How to Prove a Distracted Driver Caused a Car Accident

How to Prove a Distracted Driver Caused a Car Accident

Distracted driving is a growing problem in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), driver distraction took 3,142 lives in 2019 alone. If you have been involved in an accident you believe was caused by a distracted...

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Charged with Murder – The Process

Charged with Murder – The Process

In Pennsylvania, homicide (murder) cases are the most serious and complex types of criminal matters to investigate, prosecute, or defend. The stakes in a homicide trial are the highest possible for everyone involved – the family of the deceased seeks their day in...

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Why Are Medical Malpractice Cases Challenging to Win?

Why Are Medical Malpractice Cases Challenging to Win?

Medical malpractice is one of the most complex areas of personal injury law. Although injured victims have a right to pursue compensation when they have been hurt due to negligence, it doesn’t mean that it is always easy to win. There are many challenges that personal...

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How Personal Injury Attorneys Prove Truck Driver Negligence

How Personal Injury Attorneys Prove Truck Driver Negligence

Accidents involving tractor-trailers and other commercial trucks can be life-altering. Even if you believe a truck driver was responsible for causing a crash, proving negligence in these types of cases can be challenging. Trucking companies and their insurers...

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Common Types of Trucking Accidents

Common Types of Trucking Accidents

Large commercial trucks such as tractor-trailers, 18-wheelers, and construction vehicles help keep the country’s economy humming. This means that there are thousands of big rigs on roadways every day. Due to their large size and weight, tractor-trailers can pose a...

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Who is Liable in a Rideshare Accident?

Who is Liable in a Rideshare Accident?

Apps like Uber and Lyft provide a convenient way to get around town, but what happens if you are involved in an accident with a rideshare vehicle? Whether you are injured as a passenger, motorist, pedestrian, or bicyclist, it is important to know who may be liable for...

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Statutes of Limitations in Birth Injury Malpractice Cases

Statutes of Limitations in Birth Injury Malpractice Cases

The birth of a child is a joyful event for many families. Unfortunately, when birth injuries occur, they can put the health of both the child and mother in danger. Some birth injuries take years to be identified, so it is critical to know how statutes of limitations...

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Proving Domestic Violence in a Divorce

Proving Domestic Violence in a Divorce

Domestic violence is a serious matter that has an impact on families throughout the US every day. Domestic abuse can have an impact on certain aspects of your divorce, so it is critical to find a divorce lawyer who can help you gather and present all relevant evidence...

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Common Types Of Medical Malpractice Cases

Common Types Of Medical Malpractice Cases

Most health care professionals care about the safety and well-being of their patients. However, physicians, surgeons, hospitals, and other health care providers can make serious errors that cause injury or death. Dealing with the physical and emotional repercussions...

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Common Types of Divorce in PA

Common Types of Divorce in PA

Circumstances surrounding divorce vary widely from couple to couple. Figuring out how to handle property division, child custody, child and spousal support, and alimony can make divorce complex and contentious. If you are considering dissolving your marriage, it is...

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Class Action Litigation In Medical Malpractice

Class Action Litigation In Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice claims are usually brought by individuals who have been harmed due to the negligence of a physician, nurse, hospital or other health care professional. In cases involving issues such as harmful side effects of a medication, thousands of people may...

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Here’s How You Can File For a Fault-Based Divorce

Here’s How You Can File For a Fault-Based Divorce

Although most couples choose to utilize the no-fault divorce process in Pennsylvania, in some cases divorce based on fault grounds is more appropriate. Fault-based divorce sometimes gives a person a sense of vindication if their spouse committed serious wrongdoing. In...

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How to Recover Compensation in a Dram Shop Claim

How to Recover Compensation in a Dram Shop Claim

Under dram shop law, when bars, restaurants, nightclubs or other establishments serve alcohol to someone who is visibly intoxicated, they may be liable for any damages the intoxicated person might cause. Good car accident lawyers are well-versed in the nuances of all...

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What are the Common Types of Damages in Wrongful Death Cases?

What are the Common Types of Damages in Wrongful Death Cases?

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is traumatic. It can be even more painful when someone you love is gone because of another person’s negligence. Depending on the specific circumstances, a personal injury lawyer can help you hold responsible parties accountable and...

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Charged with Driving Under the Influence?

Charged with Driving Under the Influence?

Driving while under the influence (DUI) in Pennsylvania is a crime which is taken very seriously by law enforcement, judges, and prosecutors. This is because 9,380 alcohol-related accidents happened in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 2019, resulting in the deaths...

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How Does Domestic Abuse Affect Child Custody cases?

How Does Domestic Abuse Affect Child Custody cases?

Domestic violence is a serious issue that affects millions of families in the United States. In most courts around the country, judges are required to make custody decisions that are based on the best interests of the child. So how does domestic violence affect...

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Who Is Liable for a Self-Driving Vehicle Accident?

Who Is Liable for a Self-Driving Vehicle Accident?

Also known as autonomous vehicles, self-driving cars continue to be developed by companies such as Uber, Tesla, Waymo and others. Although they are designed to eliminate driver error and reduce the incidence of accidents, some self-driving vehicles have been involved...

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How Are Medical Malpractice Settlements Negotiated?

How Are Medical Malpractice Settlements Negotiated?

Many medical providers are conscientious professionals who provide quality care to their patients. Unfortunately, when they fail to meet proper standards of care, patients can suffer serious injury or death. If you have been hurt or have lost a loved one and you are...

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Personal Injury Terminology That You Should Know

Personal Injury Terminology That You Should Know

When you or a loved one suffers an injury due to someone else’s negligence, understanding the personal injury claims process is vital. Although the best accident attorneys will guide you through your claim from start to finish, knowing basic legal terminology can be...

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How to Determine If You Have a Wrongful Death Claim

How to Determine If You Have a Wrongful Death Claim

Regardless of how it happens, losing a loved one is never easy. When someone is responsible for another person’s death, certain family members or a deceased person’s estate may be able to bring a wrongful death claim against them. But how do you know whether you have...

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Documents Needed for Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Documents Needed for Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Proper documentation and evidence are critical in any personal injury claim. Being prepared before filing your claim can help make the process less stressful, but it can be confusing to know what is required to prove your claim. These are some examples of documents...

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What are the Different Types of Child Custody?

What are the Different Types of Child Custody?

If you are facing divorce or are involved in a custody dispute, it is important to understand the basics of child custody in Pennsylvania and how the different types of custody work. Good divorce lawyers are well-versed in all aspects of child custody and can help you...

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DUI Accidents: Are Bar Owners Liable for Damages?

DUI Accidents: Are Bar Owners Liable for Damages?

Each year millions of people are injured or killed in drunk driving accidents. Although motorists who drive under the influence of alcohol should be held accountable for their actions, sometimes other parties also may be responsible. In Pennsylvania, bars,...

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Punitive Damages: What are They and When are They Awarded?

Punitive Damages: What are They and When are They Awarded?

Typically, damages such as lost wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering are awarded in a successful personal injury claim or lawsuit. However, when a negligent party’s acts are particularly egregious orreckless, or intentional harm is caused, a plaintiff may be...

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4 Things to Consider when Creating Your Will

4 Things to Consider when Creating Your Will

Regardless of your age or income, it is essential to have a properly drafted Will. Although thinking about and discussing death is not pleasant for anyone, having a Last Will and Testament in place at the time of your death can relieve your loved ones from a heavy...

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What to Do if You’re the Victim of a Hit and Run

What to Do if You’re the Victim of a Hit and Run

Being injured in a car accident is often a traumatic experience. It can be especially challenging when you or a loved one is the victim of a hit-and-run driver. Many people who are hurt in hit-and-run accidents do not know where to turn or what to do to find the...

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Steps to Take After a Slip and Fall Accident

Steps to Take After a Slip and Fall Accident

Property and business owners have a legal obligation to keep their premises safe, which includes outdoor areas such as sidewalks, stairs, and parking lots as well. Being hurt in a slip and fall accident can have serious repercussions. Injured victims often wonder how...

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Seeking Wrongful Death Damages after an Accident

Seeking Wrongful Death Damages after an Accident

Losing a loved one in an accident is one of the most difficult experiences a family can face. In addition to grieving and coping with emotional trauma, survivors may have to deal with financial and practical repercussions as well. Although no amount of money can bring...

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Dog Bites and Personal Injury Law In Pennsylvania

Dog Bites and Personal Injury Law In Pennsylvania

Most dog lovers consider their canines part of the family. However, even the best-behaved dog can become aggressive and cause injury to others. If you or someone you love has been the victim of a dog bite, it is important to understand the nuances of Pennsylvania law...

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Questions to Ask When Looking for a Divorce Attorney

Questions to Ask When Looking for a Divorce Attorney

Finding a divorce attorney who is right for you can be daunting. Ending a marriage can be emotionally and financially draining as it is, so it is important to hire an attorney who has your best interests in mind.  Arming yourself with knowledge before you begin your...

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How Does Domestic Violence Affect Divorce Cases?

How Does Domestic Violence Affect Divorce Cases?

Although there are laws in place that are designed to protect victims of domestic violence, millions of Americans still suffer abuse at the hands of loved ones each year. Domestic violence is a factor that is taken into consideration in some divorce cases, but it can...

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Child Support for Children with Special Needs

Child Support for Children with Special Needs

Hashing-out child support issues can be challenging. They can be especially stressful when you have a special needs child who needs extra care or services. Many special needs children require help beyond the age of majority (typically 18), and parents often wonder how...

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What is the Probate Process in Pennsylvania?

What is the Probate Process in Pennsylvania?

Probate is the legal process used to administer and settle an estate in Pennsylvania. Knowing how the probate process works is vital if you are the executor of a will or a relative of someone who has passed away without a will. If you are creating an estate plan, an...

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Types of Damages in Personal Injury Cases

Types of Damages in Personal Injury Cases

When you have been injured or have lost a loved one in an accident, filing a personal injury claim against the at-fault party allows you to recover compensation for your damages. In most personal injury cases, damages are intended to “make the plaintiff whole.”...

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Personal Injury Settlements Can Be Impacted Due To Covid-19

Personal Injury Settlements Can Be Impacted Due To Covid-19

During the coronavirus pandemic, many people suffered injuries due to auto accidents, slip and fall accidents, and other ordinary accidents. If you were one of these accident victims, you may bring a personal injury claim against the responsible party. However, the...

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COVID-19: Medical Malpractice Risks While Treating Patients

COVID-19: Medical Malpractice Risks While Treating Patients

The coronavirus pandemic has stressed the health care system in many ways. With long shifts spent caring for extremely ill COVID-19 patients, health care providers also have been presented with untested treatment protocols. The best malpractice attorneys will say that...

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Divorce In A Pandemic: 5 Things To Do Now

Divorce In A Pandemic: 5 Things To Do Now

Some married couples who have been ordered to shelter-in-place due to COVID-19 have found they are no longer satisfied with their marriage and are considering divorce. You may not be able to take all the actions you would wish due to the courts being temporarily...

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When Is The Best Time To Start A Will?

When Is The Best Time To Start A Will?

The short answer is “now.” A Will is an important document that every person of age 18 and older should have in place. Many people are under the impression that only wealthy individuals need a Will, or that a Will is something you should think about later in life. Any...

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The Importance Of Your Estate Plan During A Pandemic

The Importance Of Your Estate Plan During A Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic seems to be changing everything, including one’s priorities. With tens of thousands of Americans already dead from the disease, one priority that should move up for many individuals is estate planning. Top estate planning law firms say it is...

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Child Custody In Pandemic And Quarantine

Child Custody In Pandemic And Quarantine

New child custody cases are arising across the U.S. as ex-spouses of health care workers, first responders and other essential workers are attempting to remove access to children by the other parent, according to the best divorce lawyers. In these cases, the...

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Want To Challenge A Will In Court? Here’s How You Can Do It!

Want To Challenge A Will In Court? Here’s How You Can Do It!

Challenging a Will isn’t easy because it is assumed that if someone went to the effort to make a Will, then the Will is valid. A probate lawyer will tell you that contesting a Willcan drain you mentally and emotionally, and the process can be costly.However, there are...

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Couples Without Children: 5 Estate Planning Tips

Couples Without Children: 5 Estate Planning Tips

Couples who are child-free sometimes think they don’t need an estate plan, but nothing could be further from the truth. An estate plan created by the best estate attorney ensures that your assets go where you want them to go after you pass away. Following are five...

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What is Divorce Mediation and How Does It Work?

What is Divorce Mediation and How Does It Work?

Divorce mediation is an option that works well for some couples. Mediation is chosen instead of a court trial, and this may save you money and it also may give you and your spouse more control over the process. Mediation is an important element in a collaborative...

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What to Do if You are Injured at a Store or Restaurant

What to Do if You are Injured at a Store or Restaurant

When you visit a store or restaurant, it is only reasonable to expect that areas where patrons walk will be maintained for the patrons’ safety. If these areas become slippery or unsafe due to other conditions, you may be injured in what is commonly called a...

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Four Estate Planning Mistakes You Don’t Have to Make

Four Estate Planning Mistakes You Don’t Have to Make

Estate planning is only as sound as the estate documents you create now. These documents express your wishes about who will inherit your assets, but if improperly prepared, they also can have long-reaching unintended consequences regarding taxes and family...

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The Benefits of Hiring an Estate Planning Attorney

The Benefits of Hiring an Estate Planning Attorney

It is easy to put off creating a will and other estate planning tools such as health care directives, powers of attorney and trusts. Also, it is easy to select an online provider to create the documents – but neither of these is your best option.  There are five...

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Estate Planning: Here is How to Get Started!

Estate Planning: Here is How to Get Started!

It is easy to put off estate planning for another day (or month or year). Perhaps you aren’t sure how to get started. The following are five simple steps that will move you in the right direction. 1. Create a deadline. Everyone responds more quickly when there is a...

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Considering a Will? 5 Things You Should Know

Considering a Will? 5 Things You Should Know

If you don’t have a will, you are not alone. It is estimated that one-half to two-thirds of U.S. adults don’t have a will. Yet in this case, it is not good to be in the majority. A will is an important legal document that every adult can and should put in place....

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For Mothers: What are your Child Custody Rights?

For Mothers: What are your Child Custody Rights?

For many years in the past, family courts gave preference to the mother when awarding custody, but this is no longer the case. Mothers have rights in child custody, but today the laws are gender-neutral, which by and large means they are the same as the father’s...

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Things You Should do Before You File for Child Custody

Things You Should do Before You File for Child Custody

Divorce is stressful and emotional for everyone who goes through it, but child custody disputes can take the high stress and negative emotion to a whole new level. There are actions you can and should take before filing for child custody that will enable you to cope...

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Child Custody Rights for Grandparents: What to Expect

Child Custody Rights for Grandparents: What to Expect

Although it is often assumed that a child custody dispute is between parents, this is not always true. Grandparents may have very close relationships with grandchildren and may seek visitation rights or even custody of a child. Good child custody lawyers will tell you...

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Five Things You Must Do to Prepare for a Contested Divorce

Five Things You Must Do to Prepare for a Contested Divorce

Divorce is never easy to go through, but when you know it will be contested, you should take particular actions to protect yourself and to help your divorce lawyer. If prepared in the following way, you will have made an important contribution to a favorable outcome....

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No Contest Divorce in Pennsylvania: Pros and Cons

No Contest Divorce in Pennsylvania: Pros and Cons

Divorce is always a challenge, no matter how much the parties appear to agree on many details of the marital property settlement and child custody. The concept of a No Contest divorce sounds very appealing to those who believe they are ending the marriage amicably....

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When Do You Need to Hire a Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer?

When Do You Need to Hire a Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer?

Motor vehicle accidents are a common occurrence. If the accident you are involved in is minor (a so-called “fender bender”) and no person is injured, you can likely handle filing the insurance claims yourself. However, a more serious accident can have far-reaching...

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Personal Injury Lawsuits: 13 Things You Should Know

Personal Injury Lawsuits: 13 Things You Should Know

It’s often traumatic to suffer an accident or injury, and the consequences can be life-changing. If another party is liable, you have grounds for a personal injury lawsuit. Here are 13 things you should know that could help your case. Document the injury from the very...

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What Is a Collaborative Divorce?

What Is a Collaborative Divorce?

A collaborative divorce is a process that some divorcing couples use to work through a divorce without going to court. Collaborative divorce saves money for both parties because the expense of going to court is avoided. There are other benefits, including saving time,...

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Can You Afford the Cost of Divorce? What to Expect

Can You Afford the Cost of Divorce? What to Expect

Most divorces are a complex process that require legal filings, the services of professionals, and sometimes, a trial. All of these factors contribute to the cost of divorce. There is no “cookie cutter” price tag on divorce, as each one is as unique as the individual...

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What to Know Before You File for Divorce

What to Know Before You File for Divorce

A divorce is a complex legal proceeding, sometimes taking years to complete. There are actions you can take that are likely to assist a divorce lawyer in achieving your best possible outcome: Minimize Emotion This likely is a difficult time for you emotionally, yet...

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5 Things You Can Do to Help Your Divorce or Custody Case

5 Things You Can Do to Help Your Divorce or Custody Case

Divorce is not easy, and sometimes emotions exaggerate the challenges. If you are considering a divorce, try to keep as calm as you can, and use common sense to take these actions that may help your good divorce lawyer achieve a better outcome for your case: 1. It...

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Steps to Take When Considering Divorce

Establish the Best Home You CanDon't let the divorce distract you from being an attentive parent. Keep-up with your children's activities and create a stable, safe home environment for them. If necessary, arrange for counseling to help them through the transition. No...

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Personal Injury Claims: Why You Need A Lawyer

For certain personal injury claims -- such as those for severe injuries, malpractice, or toxic exposure -- consulting a personal injury lawyer is clearly necessary. However, even for personal injury claims involving less-severe injuries, you should not settle those...

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Creating a Child’s Trust in Your Will

When you make a Will you can set up property management for young beneficiaries who cannot or should not receive the property outright until they are older. One of your options for property management is to create a child's trust for your minor beneficiaries. A...

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5 Reasons to Have An Attorney Review Business Contracts

When you own or manage a business, contracts become commonplace. Yet it is important to not become complacent about signing contracts. Businesses enter into contracts in order to protect their interests; thus, a significant amount of money or other resources may be at...

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Why Do I Need a Will?

If you die without a Will, your state's laws of descent and distribution will determine who receives your property. These laws vary from state to state, but typically the distribution would be to your spouse and children, or, if none, to other family members. A...

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Personal Injury Lawsuits: What You Should Know

When you've suffered an accident or injury, another party may be liable. If this is the case, you have grounds for a personal injury lawsuit. What should you do?   Gather all pertinent documents and any evidence at your disposal. Contact Perna & Abracht, LLC...

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Divorce Waiting Period Reduced in Pennsylvania

A new law just went into effect in Pennsylvania that reduces the waiting period for one type of no-fault divorce from two years after the spouses separate to one year. In other words, the divorce may move forward 12 months after the couple separates, even if one...

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