PA Laws Offer Options to Recover Money When Contractors Try to Cheat Homeowners

By Angela M. Ward, Attorney Hiring a contractor can be an excellent way to improve your home and add value to a property. However, it is usually better to hire a professional when it comes to plumbing, electrical work, or large-scale home improvement projects that require serious know-how and planning. Unfortunately, some contractors are unreliable or dishonest. That’s why consumers are protected under the…

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Is it Worth it to Appeal a Denied Social Security Disability Claim?

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney Dealing with an injury that makes it impossible to go back to work is tough, but being denied for social security disability can make it even harder. Being unable to earn income or pay off medical bills is already challenging but receiving a denied claim for government benefits can make the situation feel hopeless. However, there may still be…

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How to Prepare for a Fair Custody Agreement in Pennsylvania

By Robert. M. Going, Jr., Attorney Divorce is one of the most stressful life experiences a person can have. When children are involved, the process becomes exponentially more frustrating and complicated. While contentious custody battles can be hard on parents, they can be even harder on children. However, the stress of custody hearings can be significantly reduced for both parents and children by ensuring…

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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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