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Estate Planning Pointers

Maybe you are one of the few who has already begun planning your estate. If so, great job. Many Americans continue to avoid this task, believing the process to be overwhelming. As the estate planning process involves many documents and decisions, for a variety of purposes, it is easy for one to put off estate Read More

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The “Timothy J. Piazza Anti-Hazing Law” – a National Model for Anti-Hazing Legislation

Governor Wolf is set to sign the “Timothy J. Piazza Anti-Hazing Law,” a law sponsored by Republican Senate Majority Leader and 34th Senatorial District Rep. Jake Corman. The Piazza family worked with Corman to create the bill after the family’s 19-year-old son, Timothy, succumbed to injuries sustained following a fraternity pledge party, where hazing by excessive alcohol consumption Read More

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The New York Limo Accident- A Recipe for Disaster

This past Saturday 20 people, including 4 sisters, were killed in upstate New York in the deadliest auto accident this country has seen since 2009. One cannot imagine the excruciating feeling of loss the parents of the 4 sisters killed in the horrific car accident are feeling. How could such a fun time go so Read More

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Catching the Bad Guys Using Genetic Genealogy, a Cutting-Edge Investigative Tool

Genetic Genealogy has been in the news frequently of late. Traditionally, Genetic Genealogy has referred to the use of DNA, along with other genealogical methods, such as written records and family accounts, to infer relationships between individuals, and to locate one’s ancestors. However, more recently, genetic genealogy has been used by law enforcement as a Read More

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Supreme Court Justices – How Are They Appointed?

By now you are all very familiar with Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s pick for Supreme Court Justice. If appointed, Judge Kavanaugh will fill the seat of Anthony Kennedy, and likely function as a critical swing vote on the Supreme Court. So how does the process of being selected to serve as a Supreme Court Justice Read More

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Cyber Security for Small Businesses

You likely recall the recent, large-scale data breaches at huge corporations such as Target, Home Depot and Equifax. However, were you aware that the evidence demonstrates that the hacking of small business is also on the rise? In fact, 60% of all cyber attacks befall the “little guys.” A company may think that, since it Read More

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Catholic Priest Abuse Scandal

By now everyone has heard about the recent report detailing the years of child abuse by predator Catholic priests in 6 Pennsylvania dioceses, and the resultant cover-up by the Catholic Church. The details of the abuse are too horrendous to detail in this blog post. However, some legally important takeaways can be found in this Read More

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Another Joe Cool

Sadly, we have now all become too familiar with “vaping.” Some teenagers have developed a new term for vaping- juuling. Juuling, which essentially equates to vaping, was a term coined following the popularity of the Juul e-cigarette, which is small and sleek, and resembles a USB flash drive. Juul Labs Inc. is a company that Read More

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Duck Boat Tragedies and Liability

Riding on a duck boat seems like it would be a fun summer activity. What could be more fun than taking the family on a city tour, on both land and sea? Of course, we are all now too familiar with the plight of the Missouri Duck boat a couple of weeks ago, including that Read More

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New Rules Regarding Alimony Payments

Effective 1/1/19, any legal separation or divorce agreement with an alimony component will be subject to the new rules outlined in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). The new law states that alimony payments will no longer be tax deductible by the payer, and will now be tax-free to the payee. Divorce attorneys for Read More

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