Tim Sheffey Day

In honor of Attorney Tim Sheffey’s work with Lebanon County’s Agricultural Land Preservation Board, September 5 was proclaimed “Tim Sheffey Day” through a formal resolution from the county commissioners on Thursday. Sheffey has been a member of the land preservation board since its inception in 1991. During this time, more than 19,000 acres of primeRead more

Recent Amendments to the Pennsylvania Liquor Code

Recent amendments to the Pennsylvania Liquor Code and associated Regulations may impact the activities of Pennsylvania liquor licensees and will affect the availability of certain alcoholic beverages to consumers. In order to keep pace with consumer demand and the development of new products, these regulations create new categories of alcoholic beverages and regulate where andRead more

The Surprise of Inheritance Tax by Loren A. Schrum, Esquire

Many people are surprised to learn that Pennsylvania imposes an inheritance tax upon assets owned by a deceased person at the time of their death.  This applies to assets titled solely in the name of the deceased person (real estate, automobiles, bank accounts, investments) as well as assets owned jointly with another person.  People areRead more

So, You Can Keep Your Driver’s License? by Andrew J. Race, Esquire

The short answer is it depends. Since 1991, Pennsylvania has had a law providing for a mandatory suspension of a person’s driver’s license for convictions such as possession of a small amount of marijuana, carrying false ID, underage purchase of tobacco, underage purchase, consumption, possession or transportation of alcohol, or even truancy. Each offense carriedRead more