You’re a great person – you spend your weekends volunteering at a homeless shelter, you rescue abused animals and give them forever homes and you read to the blind in your spare time. But there is something lurking in your past – maybe you were young and foolish or in the wrong place at the […]
Managers and Human Resources personnel are often told again and again by legal counsel that being consistent in handling employee termination matters is absolutely crucial. A recent case from federal court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania once again demonstrates this important lesson. In Eastman v. ReSearch Pharmaceuticals (ED Pa. Aug 1, 2013), the federal […]
The nursing profession can be highly stressful and one outcome from that stress is that nurses tend to have high rates of substance abuse and addiction. Coupled with this stressful profession is access to drugs at the workplace. An impaired nurse can be a danger to patients, co-workers and themselves; their ability to provide safe […]
Vacation during the summer is a very large point of contention between separated parents. Custody orders can only deal with so much and the rest is left up to the parents to attempt to work together. In central Pennsylvania, the norm is two non-consecutive weeks of vacation for each parent, unless the parents agree otherwise. […]
While very useful documents, General Power’s of Attorney grant a large amount of power to the agent. They have the power to act for you in any circumstance, without having to show why you are unavailable to be there for yourself. The article below evidences the danger of these documents and what can happen even […]
Many people believe that Prenuptial Agreements are for wealthy couples that want to protect their family’s fortune. However, this could not be further from the truth. Prenuptial Agreements are important for every couple to have, even if you do not have many assets. I often hear people say that they will never get divorced. Of […]
In almost all of my divorce cases, I have multiple conversations with client regarding the meaning of equitable distribution. Most client, with good reason, assume that equitable distribution means that the assets of the parties will be divided equally between them. However, in Pennsylvania, this is not how the courts will divide the estate, if […]
We are an experienced Pennsylvania law firm focusing on Family Law, DUI Defense, Criminal Defense, and Social Security Disability.