What Happens During the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition Program?

Posted on February 25th, 2022 in Criminal Charges

A criminal record can set you back in life and make it difficult to achieve the goals you had set for yourself. It may seem like there’s nothing you can do to overcome your past criminal charges, but for some, there is an opportunity for a second chance. Pennsylvania’s Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program can […]

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7 Things to Know about High-Asset Divorce

Posted on February 17th, 2022 in Divorce

A high-asset divorce, or a high net worth divorce, generally involves significant and high-value assets such as closely-held business interests, stock options, deferred compensation, trust funds, real estate partnerships, and so on. Understandably, the more assets involved, the more complex the divorce will be. Due to the complexities involved in a high-asset divorce, it is […]

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Winter Slip and Fall Safety Tips

Posted on February 11th, 2022 in Personal Injury

Over the past few weeks, people all over NEPA have had to deal with icy winter conditions, which can be unsafe not only when you’re driving, but even when you’re walking outside. Whether you’re going to your car, taking your dog for a walk, or trying to enjoy the limited hours of sunlight, no one […]

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What is an Offensive Weapon in Pennsylvania?

Posted on February 3rd, 2022 in Criminal Charges

When you were charged with one crime, you might not have expected to also be charged with a weapons offense. Maybe you were carrying something without even realizing that it was considered an offensive weapon. You can be charged with a weapons offense even if you had no malicious intent, so when it happens, you […]

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Types of Assets Found in High-Asset Divorces

Posted on January 28th, 2022 in Divorce, Family Law

Ending a marriage is never easy, and divorces are often difficult. While any couple is likely to experience challenges during their divorce, if you and your spouse have significant assets, this can be an even more complicated and lengthy process. Divorces like these are considered high-asset divorces and can often make the process harder to […]

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What Are Field Sobriety Tests?

Posted on January 21st, 2022 in Criminal Charges

Police officers rely on various forms of testing to determine whether or not they need to charge someone with drunk driving. The three tests an officer performs to determine if a driver is impaired are called field sobriety tests (FSTs). Field sobriety tests are used to judge a driver’s mental and physical ability to operate […]

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What Relief Can a Pennsylvania PFA Order Provide?

Posted on January 14th, 2022 in Divorce, Family Law

It’s estimated that around 10 million people in the United States suffer from domestic abuse each year. Many Pennsylvania residents are left feeling unsafe in their own homes due to this type of abuse. Abusers may be spouses, intimate partners, parents, or other relatives related by blood or marriage. When domestic abuse occurs, victims need […]

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6 Pieces of Evidence in a Personal Injury Claim

Posted on January 6th, 2022 in Personal Injury

An accident, whether it be a motor vehicle accident, a fall, or something else, can lead to serious damages. However, when someone else’s negligence caused your injury, you shouldn’t be left to struggle on your own. The guilty party needs to be held accountable, and gathering evidence that shows they caused your injury can help. […]

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Is Divorce Actually Common After the Holidays?

Posted on December 29th, 2021 in Divorce, Family Law

It’s common to hear about couples divorcing after the holidays, but is it really as common as people think? Actually, there is some truth to this. Julie Brines and Brian Serafini of the University of Washington analyzed the last 15 years of divorce filings, to find that while January wasn’t the highest month of the […]

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How Long Does a Protection Order Last?

Posted on December 23rd, 2021 in Family Law

With the Protection From Abuse Act, Pennsylvania made it possible for anyone suffering abuse in their home, or a parent to a child suffering abuse in their home, to see their abuser removed from their life. This can be done with a Protection From Abuse (PFA) order, or a protection order, that can be filed […]

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