Long-Distance Custody can be Challenging. We Share Tips for a Better Agreement Here.

By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney Divorce is an incredibly stressful process, but it can be particularly hard on children. And when parents end up settling far away from each other, things can be even thornier. A good custody agreement reduces the stress of divorce. More importantly, custody agreements ensure that children keep both parents in their lives–even if there is a significant distance…

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Many Lancaster County Homeowners are Still Recovering From the Economic Fallout of the Pandemic. Find out why Some are Using Bankruptcy to Rebuild Financial Stability.

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney The COVID-19 pandemic has caused economic chaos in the United States and around the globe. Many Lancaster County homeowners were caught off guard after more than a decade of economic stability and years of record-high employment rates. Without a stable income, many homeowners are now dealing with a mountain of debt. However, Pennsylvania homeowners have financial options. Chapter 13…

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Discover Why so Many Lancaster County Businesses Rely on Sound Employee Handbooks to Protect Their Company.

By Angela M. Ward, Attorney One of the most powerful tools available to human resource workers and business owners is the employee handbook. Whether they are designed to create a shared sense of purpose, align the workforce, share company missions, or just provide a clear set of answers to common questions, employee handbooks can be an invaluable way to make managing a workforce easier.…

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Some Contractors in Lancaster County are Trying to Scam Homeowners With These Potentially Illegal Practices

By Angela M. Ward, Attorney Homeownership should be a happy experience. The freedom afforded by owning your own home is a dream for many, but scam contractors and real estate agents can quickly turn that dream into a nightmare. In Lancaster County, homeowners have protections from contractor and real estate fraud under two important laws: The Pennsylvania Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law…

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It’s True. Many Social Security Disability Claims are Denied in PA. But You can Appeal Denied Claims if You Meet These Strict Deadlines.

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney Pennsylvania workers suffering from a disabling injury or medical condition may think that their need for Social Security Disability benefits is clear, but when it comes to actually getting those benefits, things can be more difficult than first meets the eye. On average, less than one in three initial disability benefits requests receives approval from the Social Security Administration.…

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You Never Know When You’ll Need to Deal With DUI and ARD Charges. Make Sure You Understand the Legal Process!

By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney Getting pulled over for driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol can change someone’s life in an instant. In just a few moments, someone who was otherwise a law-abiding citizen can face arrest, prosecution, fines, license suspension, state-mandated classes, probation, and even time in rehabilitation centers, jail, or prison. In Pennsylvania, getting charged with a DUI…

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