By Angela M. Ward, Attorney When we’re young, we think of death as something in our far distant future. But the reality is that death can happen at any time, and it presents a specific set of challenges for young parents. Like all states, Pennsylvania has its own set of
By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney Divorce rates may be dropping in the United States, but the numbers are still sobering. Statistics show that more than 20 percent of first marriages end in divorce after five years, and over 50 percent end in divorce after 20 years. Child custody will
By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney Many of us have financial struggles at one time or another in our lives. Sometimes, our overspending is at fault. Other times, mounting debt comes with life situations that are out of our control, such as job loss, illness, or a death in the family.
By Robert M Going, Attorney Divorce is naturally stressful, even under the best of circumstances. When you add in issues of child custody and visitation, division of assets, and debt, it becomes even more stressful. If you’re a Lancaster County resident filing for divorce, there are steps you can take to
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.
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. Most often, when we think of workplace injuries, we think of accidents on the job, but you can also develop injuries over time
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
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
By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney Are you living in Lancaster County and struggling with debt? 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
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