Traffic Collisions can Have Long-Term Consequences. Find out How to Protect Your Rights.

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney The consequences of car accidents can range from temporary bruises or broken bones to life-changing injuries like spinal cord damage. But physical harm is just one type of injury. There can also be financial suffering from lost wages and emotional pain that is often harder to quantify. The long-lasting impact of these accidents can qualify victims for personal injury…

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Grandparents Have Rights in Lancaster County. We Reveal When Grandparents may be Granted Visitations or Even Custody.

By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney The role grandparents play in their grandchildren’s lives can vary widely. It can be infrequent visits, serving as regular babysitters, or becoming live-in members of the household. And while these more traditional roles might be preferable for some, sometimes grandparents end up taking on more responsibility in raising their grandchildren. From 1970 to 2010, the percentage of children…

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Power of Attorney: Learn What it is, Why You Need it, And What’s Different in Pennsylvania.

By Angela M. Ward, Attorney Discussing the power of attorney can be a complex topic. Many people don’t want to think about the possibility that they could be mentally or physically incapable of managing their own affairs. It is much easier to hope that there will never be a day where others have to make decisions about their health, finances, and legal matters. But…

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Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Overview for Homeowners

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney Debt is a difficult burden to bear. For homeowners especially, debt can spiral out of control unexpectedly. And when the roof over one’s head is at stake, the stress of snowballing debt can be overwhelming. In these cases, bankruptcy may be the best available option. The two primary forms of bankruptcy available for homeowners in Lancaster County are Chapter…

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Starting or Reorganizing a Business? Understanding the Legal Language of Business Structures Can Help.

By Angela M. Ward, Attorney Founding an association, business, or private club is a labyrinth of legal challenges. Whatever the organization, there are thorny questions about how to structure it, the form and function of charters, articles, and by-laws, and forging business, member, or employee contracts.  To make matters worse, dense “legalese” language can make it challenging to understand the laws and regulations that…

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Child Custody in Lancaster County can be Hard on Children. We Share Tips for Making it Easier on the Kids.

By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney During the divorce process, couples can often find themselves in a whirlwind of emotions. Even if things are amicable between the spouses, there can be immense stress as they each figure out how to begin a new life. And if things don’t go smoothly, the resentment and pain can be overwhelming. However, when a divorcing couple has kids,…

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