The Social Security Disability Claim Was Denied: What’s Next?

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney Filing a Social Security Disability (SSD) claim in Pennsylvania can be complex and time-sensitive. Once a claim has been submitted, the Social Security Administration (SSA) may request additional information or documentation within a short timeframe. If a claim is denied, the applicant has just sixty days to file an appeal. Therefore, it is crucial to promptly respond to any…

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Custody Agreement: Which One is Right for Your Family?

By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney Divorce is never easy, especially when children are involved. One way to make the process less stressful for the kids is to figure out the best custody arrangement for all parties. A well-written agreement reduces emotional tension and provides a solid foundation for the future. However, negotiating the terms of a custody agreement is almost as stressful as…

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Wills and Estates After a Parent’s Death

By Angela M. Ward, Attorney Losing a parent is hard, even if children are grown. However, knowing what to do when that day comes can help ease the difficulty. While dealing with grief can be burdensome, handling the legal aspects of a parent's estate doesn't have to be overwhelming. This article was created to help adult children in Central Pennsylvania understand how to satisfy…

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DUIs and ARDs in Lancaster County

By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney Driving while under the influence, also known as DUI, is a criminal offense that could result in severe consequences. A convicted DUI driver can face probation, hefty fines, license suspension, and possible jail time. There are no discriminations against age or one’s level of experience. The penalties only depend on the level of alcohol in the offender’s system,…

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Could Bankruptcy Help Deal with Overwhelming Debt in 2023?

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney Some Lancaster County residents are struggling to keep up with debt payments. The economy has been tough on everyone, which means some people have missed mortgage payments, car payments, or credit card payments. Filing for bankruptcy provides an opportunity for some people to get a fresh financial start. For most situations, filers can decide between Chapter 7 and Chapter…

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