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?

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

AUGUST IS NATIONAL MAKE-A-WILL MONTH

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

New Driving Option For Those With DUI Conviction by Corey M. Lamoureux

Individuals charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or a Controlled Substance, or those currently serving a license suspension after pleading guilty to Driving Under the Influence, may now be entitled to continue to drive following the installation of an ignition interlock system in their car. The new law, entitled “Act 33 of 2016,”Read more

New Child Support Guidelines by Colleen S. Gallo

Every four years, the Pennsylvania Child Support Guidelines are reviewed to reflect fluctuations in the economy and are adjusted based on cost of living changes. On May 1, 2017, new Support Guidelines became effective providing generally moderate increases to most income levels. This could reflect in an increase in the amount of child support paid.Read more

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