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

Reilly Wolfson Names New Partner

Reilly Wolfson is pleased to announce that Corey M. Lamoureux has been named a partner of the firm. Mr. Lamoureux joined the firm in 2011 and concentrates his practice in Family Law, Municipal Law, Civil Litigation and Criminal Defense.  Mr. Lamoureux is admitted to practice in all counties in Pennsylvania; and in 2012, was admitted to practice in theRead more

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