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5 Things to Do When You Are in a Lyft or Uber Accident

Rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft are growing exceptionally popular, especially in the suburban areas around Philadelphia. But drivers’ roles as independent contractors for the transportation companies make it hard to tell where your recovery will… Read More
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Categories: Personal Injury
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PA Child Support During an Economic Downturn

In recent months, Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate skyrocketed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are one of the thousands of Pennsylvania residents who have lost their jobs, you may be worried about paying your child support during an ec… Read More
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What Is the Penalty for Your First DUI in Pennsylvania?

The lights and sirens have passed. The breath tests are over. You’re left facing drunk driving charges. You’ve never done this before, or at least, you’ve never been stopped. You’ve made it home and sobered up, but the story doesn’t… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Law, DUI
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Who to Sue for Construction Site Accidents in Pennsylvania

Construction sites can be dangerous places. Uneven ground, dangerous machinery, and exposed utility lines are just a few obstacles that can cause serious injury for workers and bystanders alike. When the worst happens and you are seriously injured in… Read More
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Categories: Personal Injury
The Pennsylvania Megan’…

The Pennsylvania Megan’s Law: What You Need to Know About Sex Offender Registry

If you are facing sex-related charges, you need to know about the Pennsylvania Megan’s Law. This mandatory sex offender registry can mean those convicted of qualifying offenses are under state supervision for 15 years to life. Find out if you will… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Law
What to Do if Illness Thr…

What to Do if Illness Threatens Your Parenting Time

Thousands of Pennsylvania residents have gotten sick with COVID-19 in the last couple months. Many of those people were likely parents with parenting plans. Many more were children splitting their time between divorced or separated parents. How shoul… Read More
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Probation Reporting Durin…

Probation Reporting During the Coronavirus Pandemic

You had been dutifully reporting to your probation officer or parole supervisor for months, or even years. You were on track to complete the probation and resume normal life. Then COVID-19 happened, and Pennsylvania — along with much of the wor… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Law
Does COVID-19 Affect Your…

Does COVID-19 Affect Your Pennsylvania Parenting Time Plan?

Parents all across Pennsylvania, and the U.S. are finding themselves facing the Coronavirus pandemic with more questions than answers. That includes questions about how COVID-19 will affect their Pennsylvania parenting time plan or visitation orders.… Read More
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Will Your Pennsylvania Co…

Will Your Pennsylvania Court Hearing be Cancelled Because of COVID-19?

The novel Coronavirus COVID-19 has caused closures and stay-at-home directives across the country. Here in Pennsylvania, even the courts have been affected, restricting in-person hearings to only the most essential services. What do those closures me… Read More
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The Most Common Pennsylva…

The Most Common Pennsylvania Theft Crimes

For many people, their first contact with the criminal justice system comes when they are charged with a theft offense for shoplifting. However, Pennsylvania theft crimes cover far more than retail theft, and some of the charges are far more severe.… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Law