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What Can and Cannot be Included in a Prenuptial Agreement?

Posted on October 16th, 2017

Although prenuptial agreements have a somewhat negative reputation, these agreements serve many important purposes and can provide a marrying couple with peace of mind. Generally, prenuptial agreements are crucial for wealthy individuals or people who own many assets or businesses, but you don’t have to be rich to need a prenup. Prenuptial agreements protect spouses and their children in the… READ MORE

The Difference Between Divorce, Annulment, and Legal Separation

Posted on September 20th, 2017

When two people can no longer stand to live as a married couple, they have three main options for ending the marriage in Pennsylvania: legal separation, annulment, and divorce. During the beginning stages of the break up, you may hear all three words get tossed around in conversations with your spouse, friends, or legal professionals. You need a firm understanding… READ MORE

What to Remember When Going Through a Divorce

Posted on September 18th, 2017

No couple starts out thinking they will ever have to go through a divorce, but unfortunately not all love stories have happy endings. If it’s time to end your marriage and file for divorce in Pennsylvania, know you aren’t the first and you certainly won’t be the last couple to go through this process. Learn from the triumphs and tribulations… READ MORE

Child Custody After a Divorce

Posted on September 15th, 2017

One of the greatest issues – if not the greatest – in any divorce case involving children, is child custody. Custody, parental rights, and visitation rights are serious questions parents must answer during the dissolution of marriage. If parents cannot agree on child custody, the courts will do so for them. Child custody disputes can tear a family apart or… READ MORE

How do you get a misdemeanor expunged?

Posted on September 29th, 2017

How do you get a misdemeanor expunged? Everybody’s record matters, your reputation matters, and everyone realizes or should realize that a criminal record is more than just about an embarrassment. In today’s world, it’s just an internet click away for an employer or a school or a friend to look and find out whether or not you have a criminal… READ MORE

What is the mandatory minimum sentence for drug possession?

Posted on September 22nd, 2017

What is the mandatory minimum sentence for drug possession? When in Pennsylvania there is no mandatory minimum sentence for a drug possession. Commonly a drug possession charge is actually a misdemeanor offense which can result in a probation sentence. In some ways, a DUI offense is much more serious than a drug possession offense. In Chester County, for example, it’s… READ MORE

What is possession of a controlled substance?

Posted on September 15th, 2017

What is possession of a controlled substance? In the nature of drug charges, one of the most common bases that the government uses to accuse and charge somebody is on the basis of constructive possession. Constructive possession is where a police officer would stop a motor vehicle with a driver and multiple passengers, as a result of a search, determined… READ MORE

How to get out of a DUI?

Posted on September 1st, 2017

How to get out of a DUI? When a client is facing a DUI, it’s only natural for them to ask, “How can I get off?” You need a team of attorneys who are willing to fight every aspect of the case. At our office, when we look at these accusations our goal is to make the government prove their… READ MORE

What Is the Difference Between Negligence and Negligence Per Se?

Posted on August 15th, 2017

In a case involving a personal injury that someone else caused, one might encounter the legal doctrines of “negligence” or “negligence per se.” These are two entirely separate legal theories that involve different standards of proof on the plaintiff’s part. Learning the difference between these two doctrines can go a long way toward understanding your particular case in Pennsylvania. The… READ MORE

Can I Be Convicted of a DUI Based on Prescription Medicine?

Posted on August 11th, 2017

In Pennsylvania, police can arrest a driver for driving under the influence (DUI) if the person’s blood alcohol content shows an 0.08% or higher or if the driver shows signs of drug intoxication. There is no set limit to how intoxicated an individual must be on drugs to qualify as a “DUI” driver. It is largely up to the discretion… READ MORE