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How Long Does It Take to Get a Divorce in PA?

Once you have decided to get a divorce, you probably want it done as quickly as possible. But divorce laws in Pennsylvania can be confusing. With “cooling off periods” and separation requirements, it can feel like your divorce will never be final… Read More
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Categories: Divorce, Family Law
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Coronavirus in Your Sorority or Fraternity House? What You Should Do with a Positive Test

The Coronavirus pandemic is creating new and novel challenges for college students, sororities and fraternities in Pennsylvania and across the country. If you are a resident, member, or staff member at a sorority or fraternity house, find out what yo… Read More
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Categories: Fraternity Law
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5 Things a Family Lawyer Can Do for You

There’s a growing trend in Pennsylvania and across the country of people trying to handle their family law issues on their own. Find out why you may not want to do your divorce or custody battle yourself, and what a family lawyer can do for you to… Read More
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Categories: Divorce, Family Law
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What Types of Cases Can You Get Expunged in Pennsylvania?

There has been a lot of news in the past year about changes to Pennsylvania expungement law. The state has even started automatically shielding certain arrest and criminal records from public view. But it can be hard to tell what will be erased, and… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Law
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What Are Grandparents’ Visitation Rights in Pennsylvania?

In many families, grandparents are the ones keeping things together. When a child’s parents have substance abuse or developmental challenges, or are simply missing, grandparents are often the ones who pick up the slack. But when grandparents’ acc… Read More
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Categories: Family Law, Grandparents
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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
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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