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What is the Difference Between a Will and a Trust in Pennsylvania?

Everybody needs a will. A will is a legal document that determines what happens to your property and possessions when you die. It allows you to leave …

Answered by Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr., 2 months ago

Do I Need A Lawyer For Adoption In Pennsylvania?

Some websites will tell you that there are two ways to adopt, through an attorney and through an agency. However, hiring a Philadelphia family …

Answered by Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr., 2 months ago

How Can I Determine if There are Hidden Assets to Consider During my Pennsylvania Divorce?

During a Pennsylvania divorce, the property that you had as a married couple must be divided into two separate parts. In order to accomplish this …

Answered by Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr., 2 months ago

How Do I Get Custody of My Child in Pennsylvania?

There may be no divorce issue that is more important, or more emotional, than child custody. In Pennsylvania, child custody is determined according …

Answered by Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr., 2 months ago

How Do You Divide A Business During A Pennsylvania Divorce?

If you and your soon to be ex-spouse jointly own a Pennsylvania business then you have more than your personal property and interests to divide at …

Answered by Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr., 2 months ago

Do I Need A Lawyer For A Divorce In Pennsylvania?

No, you do not always need to hire a lawyer for a Pennsylvania divorce. There are different legal options that may be available to you. However, …

Answered by Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr., 2 months ago

Do I Need A Lawyer For A Workers Comp Case In Pennsylvania?

If you’ve been injured on the job in Pennsylvania, you can pursue a workers' compensation claim for medical costs and …

Answered by Jeffrey S. Gross, 2 years ago

What are the penalties for marijuana possession in Pennsylvania?

Marijuana is categorized as a Schedule I drug under the Pennsylvania Drug Device and Cosmetic Act, meaning that it has no legitimate medical use. It …

Answered by Matthew M. McClenahen, 3 years ago

Does TCPA applu to debt collectors in Pennsylvania?

Yes. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (or “TCPA”) is a federal statute that applies in all 50 states and U.S. territories, and it …

Answered by Cary L. Flitter, 3 years ago

How do I stop telemarketers from calling my cell in Pennsylvania?

You can have your number added to the National Do Not Call Registry: visit https://www.donotcall.gov/ or call or call 888-382-1222‎. You can also …

Answered by Cary L. Flitter, 3 years ago

Can I stop debt collectors from calling in Pennsylvania?

Yes. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) gives you the right to tell a debt collector to cease and desist calling you. …

Answered by Cary L. Flitter, 3 years ago

What should I do if my credit report has errors in Pennsylvania?

An inaccurate credit report can prevent you from getting a loan, insurance or even a job. That's why it is important to make sure your credit …

Answered by Cary L. Flitter, 3 years ago

How do I fix my credit score in Pennsylvania?

In short: pay your bills on time, use credit only as you need it and constantly keep an eye on your credit reports for problems. The first two tips …

Answered by Cary L. Flitter, 3 years ago

How do I get my repossessed car back in Pennsylvania?

How and whether you can get your car back after repossession depends on a few factors. Your loan agreement (often a Retail Installment Sale Contract, …

Answered by Cary L. Flitter, 3 years ago

Do I need a lawyer if I had a work accident in Pennsylvania?

If you have been injured while working in Pennsylvania, you should immediately consult an experienced attorney who will put you in the best position …

Answered by Robert E. McCann, 4 years ago

Can I sue if I had a car accident in Pennsylvania?

Yes, in Pennsylvania, you can sue for injuries following a car accident. Car accidents can be draining both physically and emotionally. It is …

Answered by Robert E. McCann, 4 years ago

What are the Penalties for DUI in Pennsylvania?

In 2004, Pennsylvania completely revamped its DUI laws, at the same time that it lowered the BAC (blood alcohol content) threshold to .08. These …

Answered by Matthew M. McClenahen, 4 years ago

Do I Need A Lawyer After A Car Accident In Pennsylvania?

  If you are injured in an auto accident, an attorney can help get the compensation you deserve. The insurance industry is in the business of …

Answered by Richard L. Vanderslice, 4 years ago

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