Do You Need a Postnuptial Agreement?

Posted on October 27th, 2020 in Family Law

After The Real Housewives of Potomac, star Ashley Darby told her husband she wanted a postnuptial agreement following cheating allegations, some couples have begun wondering if postnuptial agreements are just for those struggling with their marriage, or are there other benefits to the agreement. At Kalinoski Law Offices, we work with everyday people–not celebrities–and we […]

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Breast Cancer: Medical Misdiagnosis, Missed Diagnosis

Posted on October 21st, 2020 in Personal Injury

Did you know that there is a 1 in 8 chance that a woman will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime? While 13% does not seem like a high percentage, the reality is that breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in females across the country. While medical technology continues […]

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Divorcing During a Pandemic: An Unequal Burden on Women

Posted on October 13th, 2020 in Divorce

There is no denying that divorce has been on many Americans’ minds since the onset of COVID-19. Being forced to stay in close quarters when you and your current partner may feel like emotionally you are miles apart can be draining on anyone. But before you pull the plug on your marriage, there are some […]

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As Many Consider Family Restructuring, Know All Your Options

Posted on October 6th, 2020 in Divorce

The number of people seeking divorce nationwide was 34 percent higher from March through June compared to 2019, according to recent data. Couples admit that stress, unemployment, finances, death, illness, homeschooling, and mental illnesses have all contributed to the fractures in marital relationships. While some have sought divorce already, others may wonder what options they […]

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Pennsylvania Senate Passes Bill; Expert Testimony in Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking Cases

Posted on September 28th, 2020 in Family Law

In mid-September, Senate Bill 1170 passed, amending the Judicial Code that permits expert witnesses to testify in court cases involving domestic violence and human trafficking in order to provide insight into the crime and how it impacts victims’ behavior following the crime. Previous code only permitted expert witnesses to testify in cases of sexual violence […]

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Horrific Child Abuse Case Ends in Death; Reporting Child Abuse in PA

Posted on September 22nd, 2020 in Family Law

Twelve-year-old Max Schollenberger from Lebanon County was reported dead after suffering horrific abuse at the hands of his father and stepmother. Representative Frank Ryan of Lebanon told Local 21 News that, “I can’t imagine what this young boy has gone through his entire life,” after authorities had discovered Schollenberger’s lifeless body, covered in human waste, […]

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Domestic Abusers Utilize Tech in Coronavirus Era

Posted on September 15th, 2020 in Family Law

Parts of Pennsylvania faced stay-at-home orders under Governor Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 mandates from mid-March through June, leaving many of the most vulnerable in the Keystone State to endure fear and abuse. During the months-long orders, many survivors of abuse did not have the means to report violence as social services across the state saw a […]

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Stops and Searches: Know Your Rights

Posted on September 8th, 2020 in Civil Right

Stops and searches by police can sometimes be frightening–especially if you believe your civil rights are being violated. Whether it is discriminatory conduct or unlawful practices, you are guaranteed constitutional protections both under federal and state law. Attorney Craig Kalinoski has experience both as an attorney and as a police officer, and he will work […]

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Labor Day Boating Accidents

Posted on September 1st, 2020 in Personal Injury

In 2018, the U.S. Coast Guard found that more than 100 of the 633 boating fatalities across the country were alcohol-related, and impairment was the leading contributor to deaths. In Pennsylvania, statistics were similar, with 3 out of 14 of boating-related fatalities being alcohol or drug impairment-related. With the 2020 Labor Day holiday weekend days […]

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Students Forced to Sign COVID-19 Liability Waivers: Is it Legal?

Posted on August 25th, 2020 in Civil Right

Pennsylvania State University faced backlash from students and parents after requiring students to sign a liability agreement and assume all risk of COVID-19 prior to returning to campus for the fall semester. Now the university has taken a step back and will provide students an alternate legal agreement regarding coronavirus. The original agreement stated, “I […]

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