sad_woman

What Prevents Women From Divorcing An Abusive Spouse?

In May 2016, a new Pennsylvania divorce law eased the legal separation process for women in abuse relationships.  The new law removed required counselling sessions and granted the court the right  to presume consent to divorce from an abuse party...

/ September 23, 2016
teen drivers

Main Causes of Teen Distracted Driving Accidents

Although, the “100 Deadliest Days” for drivers- the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day- is over, the distracted driving problem is not.  With a new school year starting, more teens will on the road, whether it’s commuting back and...

/ September 13, 2016
life insurance law

When Your Life Insurance Claim is Denied

Losing the love of your life can be devastating. You need to figure out how to go on without them emotionally and financially. You expect the life insurance policy to  cover funeral expenses and provide some immediate financial relief while...

/ September 1, 2016
fracking_injuries

New Report Suggests Asthma Among Fracking Injuries

One of the most serious criticisms against hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, is that the fluids blown into the shale formation are a concoction of dangerous chemicals. During the fracking process, these chemicals are blown into the shale formation...

/ August 12, 2016
drowsy driving

How Will Zika Prevention Affect Drowsy Driving Regulations?

A pending bill aimed at fighting the Zika virus could increase the number of fatigued drivers on the road, according to Huffington Post. If the complete bill is passed, the 2017 House Transportation funding bill will deny the Federal Motor...

/ July 25, 2016
prenuptial agreement

Postnuptial Agreements: It’s never too late for a Prenup

It’s never too late to sign a prenuptial agreement- even after you’ve said “I do.”  Married couples who would like to plan for the possibility of divorce can sign a postnuptial agreement, which is essentially a prenup for already-wed couples....

/ July 9, 2016
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Prenuptial Agreements rise among Millennial Women

Popular culture often portrayed prenuptial agreements (prenups) as a means for men to protect their money and assets from “gold-diggers. Fans of the comedy Seinfeld may recall the episode when Kramer recommended George ask his fiancée Susan for a prenup...

/ July 1, 2016
estate planning attorney

Estate Planning: Another lesson we can learn from Prince

The death of legendary musician Prince was shocking and unexpected.  At just 57 years-old, it was anticipated that he would have many more years ahead of him. The world was not prepared for death of the Grammy-award winner. Unfortunately, neither...

/ June 2, 2016
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New Technology May Help Prevent Truck Accidents

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is using a new high-tech warning system to prevent trucks and buses from crashing into bridges and overpasses that are not high enough to accommodate the vehicle, reported Time Warner Cable News. The...

/ May 26, 2016
teen drivers

Graduation Parties: A PA Parent’s Guide to Discussing Drinking and Driving

Graduation parties are difficult for parents. Your child deserves to celebrate his or her accomplishment with friends, but parents worry that partying will include alcohol and underage-drinking. You worry that your child will drink or, even worse, drink and drive....

/ May 25, 2016