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Tips on How to Find a Divorce Lawyer

The right lawyer can turn a nasty, emotional divorce into an understandable, and endurable process. But how do you know the family lawyer sitting across from you is the best person for the job? Here are some tips on how to find a divorce lawyer that… Read More
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Categories: Divorce, Family Law
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Due Process During The Coronavirus

If you have been charged with a crime since March 2020, there is a good chance you are still waiting for your case to be resolved. This could be a violation of your rights. Find out what those rights are, and how due process is being protected during… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Law
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Who Gets the House in a Divorce in Pennsylvania?

The home where you and your spouse have raised your children can be one of the most sensitive parts of any divorce. Deciding who gets the house in a divorce raises financial, custody, and practical concerns. Find out how Pennsylvania courts sort it a… Read More
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Categories: Divorce, Family Law
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What is a Nolo Contendere Plea?

If you have been charged with a crime in Pennsylvania and the evidence against you is strong you may wonder if you have any choice but to plead guilty. Pennsylvania criminal law allows for a nolo contendere plea in some cases. Find out what it is, wh… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Law
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Co-Parenting in the Holiday Season

The holiday season is a busy and stressful time for everyone. Add to that a co-parenting visitation agreement and two sets of celebrations, and you have a recipe for conflict. At Berman & Associates, our attorneys have strategies you can use to a… Read More
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Categories: Divorce, Family Law
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How to Fight a Speeding Ticket and Other Traffic Offenses

If you have been stopped for speeding on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, freeways, highways, or country roads, you might be wondering what to expect, how to contest the ticket, and how much you might have to pay. Find out how to fight a speeding ticket or… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Law
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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