State Takes Steps to Protect Confidential Information by Corey M. Lamoureux, Esquire

Pennsylvania recently enacted a new policy protecting confidential information and documents that are filed with all courts within the Commonwealth. The new policy took effect on January 8, 2018. All documents now filed with District Magistrates, Court of Common Pleas, Commonwealth Court, Superior Court, and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court must be accompanied with specific forms thatRead more

PFAs and Firearms by Andrew J. Race, Esquire

Generally, a Defendant in a Protection From Abuse (“PFA”) action is ordered to relinquish their firearms to the sheriff or a third party pursuant to a temporary order or entry of a final PFA Order, except for cause shown at hearing. However, the Judge has discretion. Under the proposed new language, relinquishing any firearms wouldRead more