Grandparents’ Rights Know the Law in PA

By Robert M. Going, Attorney Grandparents have always played an important role in children's lives, whether they make special visits a few times a year, serve as regular babysitters, or become live-in members of the family. Many grandparents enjoy these more traditional roles, but many others find themselves taking on more responsibility in raising their grandchildren. Nationwide, the percentage of children raised by grandparents…

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Personal Injury: What To Do After a Traffic Collision

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney Traffic accidents can harm Lancaster County residents in many ways. It might be the temporary pain of broken bones and bruises, the permanent pain of life-changing injuries such as brain or spinal cord damage, the financial pain of lost wages, or the emotional pain that is sometimes harder to define. Auto accidents can have long-lasting effects, many of which…

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Business Law – Common Legal Terms Lancaster Businesses and Associations Need to Know

By Angela M. Ward, Attorney Starting a business, association, or private club in Lancaster County carries many challenges, whether it's choosing the right format for organizing a business, understanding the legal parameters of charters, or creating sound employee contracts or membership agreements. Understanding these legal terms and seeking the advice of an experienced business law attorney can ensure that businesses and associations follow legal…

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Custody: Tips for Making it Easier on Your Children

By Robert M. Going, Attorney When couples divorce, it's easy to get caught up in the collapse of the relationship, the anger over the wrongdoings of each spouse, and the stress and expense of starting a new, single life. When the divorcing spouses are parents, however, their most pressing concern must be the well-being of their children. There are many factors that affect custody…

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A Lancaster County Bankruptcy Quiz When is Chapter 7 (or Chapter 13) a Good Idea

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney Lancaster County residents can take important steps to manage debt, but sometimes that debt snowballs out of their control, and bankruptcy is the best option. Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 are two forms of bankruptcy that can offer individuals financial relief. Chapter 7 focuses on debt forgiveness, while Chapter 13 focuses on reorganizing and repaying debt. Filing for bankruptcy…

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