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Centreville, DE
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5721 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807
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Hockessin, DE
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Hockessin, DE 19707
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Kennett Square, PA
Kennett Square, PA

211 East State Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348
610-444-3180

West Chester, PA
West Chester, PA

17 West Miner Street
West Chester, PA 19382
610-436-0100

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Packing for College: Don’t Forget Your Child’s Power of Attorney

Posted July 21, 2021

Parents are often surprised to learn that once their child turns the age of majority, 18 in Pennsylvania, they no longer have legal right to make medical and financial decisions for their child. Sending your child off to college without both a General Durable Power of Attorney and a Healthcare Power of Attorney can have […]

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Macelree Harvey, Ltd. Technology Fund For Economically Disadvantaged Children To Award $6,300 In Grants

Posted July 16, 2021

Funds will benefit Chester County Organizations Supporting Children of Traditionally Marginalized Communities (WEST CHESTER, PA – July 15, 2021): The MacElree Harvey, Ltd. Technology Fund for Economically Disadvantaged Children was created in 2020. The mission is to provide funds for educational computer hardware or software and other tools to children of economically marginalized communities who […]

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Saying Medicaid Estate Recovery Keeps Families in Poverty, Advocacy Groups Call for Abolishing It

Posted July 12, 2021

To qualify for Medicaid coverage of long-term care, you must satisfy very complicated financial eligibility rules—rules that often can be traps for the unwary. One of the most significant traps is Medicaid’s right to recover its expenses from your estate after you die – a practice known as “estate recovery.” Under current Medicaid law, states […]

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Medicaid’s Home Care Waivers Can Help You Avoid a Nursing Home, But the Line May Be Long

Posted July 6, 2021

Medicaid long-term care benefits traditionally pay mainly for nursing home care, but the federal government can grant “waivers” to states allowing them to expand Medicaid to include home and community-based services. The downside is that receiving care in a nursing home is an entitlement, while getting care at home is not. Medicaid is a joint […]

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Lessons in Liquidated Damages

Posted June 30, 2021

By: Matthew C. Cooper If your business finds itself frequently entering into commercial contracts, chances are you have unknowingly agreed to a “liquidated damages” provision. While these provisions work in certain scenarios and may sometimes be in your best interest, the reverse is often true as well. Businesses should be mindful of a few considerations […]

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Employment Law Update June 2021

Posted June 28, 2021

A few interesting employment law developments occurred across the U.S. and locally in June 2021.  Here is a quick update: Federal judge dismisses hospital workers’ lawsuit challenging mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations. A Texas federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by 117 unvaccinated employees who were given the choice to get vaccinated or lose their jobs.  Notably, […]

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I Received My Divorce Decree, Now What? Part III

Posted June 25, 2021

By: Adesewa K. Egunsola In the last series, we discussed updating your beneficiaries, as well as your estates documents. As you have learned by now, life continues to happen. At some point you may begin a new relationship. After the long and hectic process of your divorce, you hopefully now appreciate the importance of protecting […]

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Attorney Lance Nelson to Present in Statewide Pennsylvania Bar Institute Seminar on June 17th

Posted June 10, 2021

Macelree Harvey is pleased to share that Lance Nelson will join an esteemed panel of attorneys convened by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) to discuss “Equitable Distribution in Divorce 2021” via statewide webcast on June 17th, 2021. PBI writes, “Complex fact patterns arise in numerous cases. The difficulty becomes how to present the facts in […]

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Vision and Persistence: How Two Families Cleared the Way to Bring a New Boutique Hotel to Downtown West Chester

Posted June 9, 2021

It all started about 12 years ago… When former MacElree Harvey Attorney Mary Ann Rossi took on a complex zoning matter brought to her by long-time client Stan Zukin. Stalled by various concerns from residents and Borough officials that a hotel would cause more problems than it would bring benefits, Stan’s dream to develop his […]

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14 MacElree Attorneys Named to Prestigious Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars List in 2021

Posted June 8, 2021

We are pleased to announce that 14 of our attorneys were recognized on the Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars list in 2021. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service and publication, selects outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas through a rigorous, multi‐phase process that includes: a statewide […]

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