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Is it Cheaper to Keep Her (or Him)? How Spousal Support is Calculated

Posted October 15, 2018

By Shannon C. Braun, Paralegal and Lance J. Nelson, Esquire– When a husband and wife decide to get divorced, during the divorce process one spouse may owe the other spouse spousal support. In Pennsylvania, spousal support is calculated by a simple formula in accordance with the support guidelines. The formula for the calculation of spousal […]

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What To Do If Your Property Was Just Sold At Tax Sale

Posted October 9, 2018

By Michael G. Louis, Esquire– Anyone that owns a property in Pennsylvania is at risk of having their property sold at tax sale if they don’t pay their real estate taxes for two years. The next year your property will be listed for an Upset Tax Sale. What is a tax sale? There are several […]

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What Documents Do I Need for My Divorce?

Posted October 5, 2018

By Patrick J. Boyer, Esquire– Clients often ask, what documents do I need for my divorce? Divorce not only involves the dissolution of marital status but can affect nearly every aspect of your finances. As such, having the proper documentation is essential. To initiate a divorce action in Delaware, you will need either an original […]

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Wayfair Sales Tax Decision Forces Online Retailers to Reevaluate Interstate Operations

Posted October 1, 2018

By Frank Marano, Jr.–  A recent sales tax decision from the Supreme Court in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. will force businesses to reevaluate their interstate operations and systems. On June 21, 2018, the Court held that states may impose a tax on purchases made from out-of-state sellers, even if such seller does not have a physical […]

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Beneficiary Designations: A Pivotal Part of Your Estate Plan

Posted September 25, 2018

By Stephen M. Porter, Esquire– An often-overlooked part of the estate planning process is the updating of beneficiary designations. Such designations control how an asset will be distributed upon the owner’s death.  Typically, these designations are made when certain types of assets are first purchased, or when accounts are opened, but they are often forgotten […]

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Delaware’s New Insurance Disclosure Law

Posted September 21, 2018

By Tiffany M. Shrenk, Esquire– Thanks to a new insurance disclosure law signed this month by the Governor, Delaware Personal Injury Attorneys have an additional tool for handling and negotiating clients’ injury claims. The new disclosure law applies to motor vehicle accident cases where a claim for personal injuries is made against a motor vehicle […]

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How Custody Is Determined in Pennsylvania

Posted September 17, 2018

By Ashley B. Stitzer, Esquire– When a marriage or relationship is dissolving, parents’ primary concern is custody of their child. ­Unfortunately, custody issues can easily become overwhelming and combative resulting in significant distress to the parents as well as the children. If parents are unable to reach an agreement regarding custody decisions for their child, […]

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Landlords and Undocumented Tenants: An Overview

Posted September 10, 2018

By Matthew McKeon, Esquire– Undocumented immigration is often thought of in abstract, ideological terms. However, many American citizens and legal residents – and of course people who are undocumented – have to think about this issue more practically. One such group of people are landlords. If you are a landlord, you may have questions or […]

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How Much Will My Divorce Cost?

Posted September 4, 2018

By Marie I. Crossley, Esquire– The most accurate answer is “no one really knows” as it is nearly impossible to predict the cost of divorce. Generally speaking, the more complicated the marital estate or custody action, the more fees that will be generated.  However, in our practice, we have handled multi-million dollar estates that settled […]

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PA’s New Law Explodes Firework Sales

Posted August 27, 2018

By Sheila Drewen-Mayer, Pa.C.P., Paralegal- “Cause Baby You’re a Firework; Come on Let your Colors Burst!” Katy Perry’s Firework’s song may have been released in 2010 but the hot news recently was made by Pennsylvania’s House Bill 542.  Under the October 30, 2017 law, Consumers can now purchase and use Class C aka consumer-grade fireworks that […]

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