Expanded Use of Police Body Cameras by Michelle R. Calvert, Esquire

On July 7, 2017 Pennsylvania Act 22 of 2017 was signed into law. This law, which became effective on September 5, 2017, changes the treatment of police body camera recordings under Pennsylvania’s Wiretap Act. Whereas prior to the law’s enactment, police were not permitted to make such recordings inside citizens’ homes and were only permittedRead more

Tips for a Smooth Real Estate Closing by Loren A. Schrum, Esquire

Once all of the contingencies are met, such as financing, inspection, repairs and other similar matters, there are a number of steps that can be taken to help ensure that your real estate Closing will go smoothly. While there is no guarantee, here are some tips to help you prepare. For Sellers and Buyers: AllRead more

Gun Law Compliance by Corey M. Lamoureux, Esquire

With hunting season rapidly approaching, now is the time to find out if you are disqualified from possessing a firearm in Pennsylvania. If you have been convicted of a misdemeanor offense, including driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs, drug act convictions, or crimes of domestic violence, you may never be able toRead more

What’s in the Box? by Melissa J. Noyes, Esquire

Criminal convictions come with consequences beyond the punishment imposed for the crime itself. For many individuals who have been through the criminal justice system, the most difficult hurdle to overcome when trying to get their lives back on track is finding employment. Employers, when seeing a “yes” in response to a question concerning the existenceRead more


Making a will isn’t the most pleasant of tasks, and consequently, too few people do it.  They just never get around to it, or don’t want to think about death.  Having a will is important for every person, regardless of how much money they have.  It provides some peace and certainty about how things willRead more

Melissa J. Noyes, President of Fort Zeller Elementary School PTO

Attorney Melissa J. Noyes has been elected to serve as the President of the Fort Zeller Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization in Richland for the 2017-2018 school year.  Melissa joined the firm in January, 2017 and maintains a general practice of law emphasizing employment law, general litigation and liquor law and licensing matters.