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A Quick Overview of Pennsylvania’s Criminal Penalties for DUI

In Pennsylvania, people charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol face serious penalties upon conviction, even if it’s their first offense. The legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit is .08 percent, and some individuals may test over that limit after having just a couple drinks. The following are the standard penalties for DUI […]

Dividing Insurance Policies, Retirement Accounts When You Have a Blended Family

According to the Pew Research Center, about 40 percent of all marriages in the United States in 2013 included at least one spouse who had been married before. And in many cases, one or both spouses entering into a marriage have children from previous relationships, resulting in an increasingly common situation known as a “blended […]

What Is Pennsylvania’s Comparative Negligence Law?

If you have been injured in an accident, you may seek compensation from the parties you consider liable to cover medical bills, lost wages and other damages you’ve suffered. However, it is important to know that Pennsylvania is a comparative negligence state, which means you could see the compensation you receive reduced if you are […]

Top Five Benefits of Resolving Your Divorce Through Mediation

If you and your spouse are ending your marriage, the two of you may opt to use mediation to resolve the issues surrounding your divorce, including the division of marital assets and debt, child custody, and child support and alimony, among others. Through mediation, you and your spouse meet with a neutral third party known […]

Employers’ Legal Obligations Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Enacted in 1938 and amended several times over the years, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes overtime pay, minimum wage, child labor and recordkeeping standards affecting employees across the United States. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division is responsible for enforcing the law and has the legal authority to issue […]

Managing Conflict Within Business Partnerships

A business partnership is like any other close relationship in your life. There may come a time when you do not agree and even experience outright conflict, making it difficult to run the company effectively. Partnership conflicts do not have to impact your business in a negative way. The following are some tips for responding […]

What to Do After a Car Accident in Pennsylvania

The aftermath of a car accident can be chaotic, especially if there are injuries or significant property damage involved. However, taking some key steps right away can protect your interests in the future if you need to seek compensation from the at-fault parties or their auto insurance providers. Once you pull over to the side […]

A Will Is Critical When You Own a Business

When you own a business, it’s critically important to have a will to protect your wishes and ensure you have a sound succession plan in case you pass away before you retire or sell the company. With a will, you can specify the individuals you would like to inherit your assets and property, including your […]

Save a Tree and Have Both Spouses Sign One Document

As most people know, Pennsylvania recognizes the ownership concept of tenants by the entireties.  That is, the assets held jointly by a husband and wife ordinarily cannot be levied and executed upon by a creditor holding a judgment against only one spouse.  Assuming then that the Lender is obtaining either a Guaranty Agreement or simply […]

Incur Then Collect, Not the Other Way Around

In Kaymark v.Bank of America, N.A., Udren Law Offices, P.C. , 783 F.3d 168, (3rd Cir. 2015), the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that mortgage foreclosure complaints cannot contain allegations and claims for attorney’s fees expected to be incurred through the foreclosure process, but not yet incurred as of the time the complaint is […]

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