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How Will Senate Bill 161 Affect Delaware’s Personal Injury Statute?

Posted July 17, 2018

By Tiffany M. Shrenk, Esquire– Delaware State Senate Bill 161 is currently awaiting consideration by the Banking, Business and Insurance Committee. If passed, it will drastically change the way medical providers are compensated when treating patients who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents in Delaware. Currently, there is no fee schedule for medical providers […]

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Why Do They Call It Orphans’ Court?

Posted July 11, 2018

By John F. McKenna– I am often asked what is Orphans’ Court and why do they call it that? The other question, is what does the Orphans’ Court do? First of all, some, if not most States, call this type of court “Probate Court” and sometimes “Surrogate Court”. These Courts decide the validity of Wills, […]

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What went into the Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold Trump’s Travel Ban?

Posted July 9, 2018

By Adesewa K. Egunsola, Law Clerk On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld Executive Order 13780, also known as either the “Muslim Ban” or more broadly as the “Travel Ban”. Chief Justice Roberts delivered the opinion. Both Justices Kennedy and Thomas wrote concurrences. Meanwhile, Justices Breyer— who was joined by Justice […]

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Happy July 4, 2018 for Grandparents in Pennsylvania

Posted July 3, 2018

By Lance J. Nelson A significant change in the custody law is set to take place on July 4, 2018.  The new statute affects the ability of grandparents and great-grandparents of the third parties to seek child custody rights in Court. The new law is intended to address a 2016 Supreme Court case that held […]

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Think the Recent Tax Law Changes Mean You Don’t Need to Tackle Estate Planning? Think Again.

Posted July 2, 2018

By Stephen M. Porter As an estate planning attorney, I have been asked frequently about the impact that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) will have on planning due to the doubling of the exemption for the estate, gift, and generation-skipping taxes.  As a result of this change, an individual can transfer […]

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Lou Teti Featured in VISTA Today’s Chester County Leadership Profile

Posted June 28, 2018

Lou Teti, Partner, and Chair of MacElree Harvey’s Estate Planning Practice talked with VISTA Today about growing up in Coatesville and is featured in the latest edition of the Chester County Leadership profile. As a life-long resident of Chester County, Lou Teti recounts how his childhood influenced his strong work ethic and life path. Click […]

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Leo Gibbons to Present Principles of Landlord-Tenant Law Course for Delaware County Community College

Posted June 26, 2018

From the lease agreement, security deposits to eviction actions, landlords need to stay on top of all aspects of landlord-tenant law. This summer, Banking and Finance attorney, Leo Gibbons will instruct two Landlord/Tenant Law sessions for Delaware County Community College. During the 3-hour course, Leo will cover oral and written leases, landlord and tenant duties, the […]

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Cell Phone GPS Data – Can The Police Access It and Use It to Arrest You?

Posted June 25, 2018

By Tim Rayne Cell phones have almost become a part of our bodies, with most people carrying their phones at all times. Cell phones continuously scan their environment looking for the best signal which comes from the closest cell site. Most modern phones tap into wireless networks countless times a day, whether the phone is […]

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Super Lawyers Lists Brian Nagle and Tim Rayne Among Top 100 Attorneys in Pennsylvania

Posted June 7, 2018

June 7, 2018 – MacElree Harvey, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Brian Nagle and Tim Rayne have been included by Super Lawyers as two of the 2018 Top 100 Attorneys in Pennsylvania. The Top 100 list is based on those attorneys who obtained the highest points totals in the 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers multi-phase nomination, […]

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United States Supreme Court Decides Same-Sex Wedding Cake Dispute

Posted June 5, 2018

By Timothy F. Rayne Shockingly, few cases are litigated all the way through the Supreme Court of the United States. In fact, in the 2017-18 Court Term, the Supreme Court decided to hear only 71 cases. So, the fact that a dispute over a wedding cake could be one of those few cases considered this […]

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