Don’t Let a Bad Contract Ruin Your Business!

By Angela M. Ward, Attorney Contracts are an essential part of small business life in Lancaster County, whether you are hiring employees, working with vendors, or leasing office space. While you may hope to save money by writing your own contracts or using online resources, that could be a big misstep. It is also a mistake to think you can simply sign on the…

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Denied Workers’ Comp Claims Happen, But They Can be Appealed

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney Some jobs are more dangerous than others, but injuries can happen in the workplace, no matter what type of work you do. Sometimes workers get workers' compensation to help them get through the recovery period, but in some cases the result is a denied workers' comp claim. Most often, when we think of workplace injuries, we think of accidents…

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7 Steps to Creating a Will and Estate Plan

By Angela M. Ward, Attorney Not everyone likes to think about death, but it is important to think about what will happen to your estate when you're gone. More than half of Americans don't have a will. If you are one of them, the state will decide what happens to your assets, and it may not be what you would have wished. Without a…

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What Do Recent Changes in the PA Grandparents’ Rights Laws Really Mean?

By Robert M. Going, Attorney If you are a Lancaster County grandparent, chances are you play some role in the life of your grandchild. For many grandparents, however, especially those affected by the opioid crisis, that role is a big one. Ten percent of children in the United States live with a grandparent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, and nearly 3 million grandparents…

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: An Easy-to-Understand Explanation

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney Are you living in Lancaster County and struggling with debt? Wonder if Chapter 7 bankruptcy may help? Maybe you dug yourself into a financial hole with bad spending habits. Or maybe life threw you a curve, like job loss or unexpected medical bills. It's possible you can improve your situation by giving up extras like gym memberships, cutting your…

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5 Common Custody Questions in Lancaster

By Robert M. Going, Attorney Lancaster County couples who file for divorce face many decisions. When they have minor children, the most important decisions concern custody. How will they share parenting responsibilities? How much time will the child spend with each parent? Working out a custody agreement that is best for the child and fair to both parents is not always easy. Each family…

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