Million Dollar Mistakes of the Rich and Famous: Why Everyone Needs an Estate Plan – Part 1

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By: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire mfry@dioriosereni.com. Not all of us have become the rich and famous, but we can learn from their mistakes  the importance of having a proper estate plan in place.  An inexpensive estate plan can include not only a will, but also a living will, a power of attorney, and trusts.  As […]

School’s (Almost) Out for Summer – Now Get to Work, Kiddo!

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By:    Lisanne L. Mikula, Esquire           LMikula@dioriosereni.com As summer vacation approaches, many teens look forward to obtaining a summer job to gain “real-life” experience and earn some cash before heading back to the books in September.   There are a number of important requirements regarding working conditions, however, those young workers, […]

“Til Death Do Us Part” Just Got Shorter: Pennsylvania Divorce Code’s New One-Year Separation Period

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By:    Robert B. George, Esquire rgeorge@dioriosereni.com When first enacted in 1980, Pennsylvania’s Divorce Code required a three-year separation period before a divorce could be obtained on no-fault grounds without consent. In 1988, the law was amended to reduce the waiting period to two years. Legislation to further reduce the waiting period, known as House […]

PRINCIPLES v. REALITY: THE COST OF LITIGATION

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By: Pamela A. Lee, Esquire PLee@DiorioSereni.com As I was walking out of the courthouse last week, I overheard the conversation of two adults who were leaving ahead of me. Engaged in an obviously heated discussion, the woman bellowed to the man, “I’m going to hire a lawyer and I’m gonna sue … it’s just wrong […]

Feeling Conflicted: Are Human Resources Departments Properly Able to Handle Sexual Harassment Complaints in the Workplace?

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By: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire Mfry@dioriosereni.com Recently at the Women in the World Conference, attorney Nancy Erica Smith warned, “HR is not your friend. HR will not help you.” Ms. Smith recently represented former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson in her sexual harassment suit against network founder Roger Ailes. “The first call you make is to […]

Pathway to Equality: Court Concludes Title VII Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination

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By: Lisanne L. Mikula April 6, 2017 On April 4, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit became the first federal appeals court to hold that a person who alleges that she experienced employment discrimination on the basis of her sexual orientation has stated a claim of sex discrimination under Title VII. […]

The Value of Volunteering and Community Service

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By: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire Mfry@dioriosereni.com In today’s society, between juggling a career, raising children, and maintaining a household, volunteering and community service are not usually things we think about.  While you may go to a children’s ballgame or attend a local fundraiser, you may think that there are plenty of volunteers or that you would […]

What You Need to Know About Summary Offenses in Pennsylvania

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By: Robert B. George, Esquire        rgeorge@dioriosereni.com There are three generally recognized categories of criminal offenses under Pennsylvania law:  Felonies, Misdemeanors, and the least serious -Summary offenses. Summary offenses can be generally subdivided into two categories:  Summary traffic offenses under the Motor Vehicle Code and Non-Traffic Summary offenses specified in the Pennsylvania crimes code.  Though a […]

The Dangers of Distracted Driving: How the Law is Fighting Back

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By: Pamela A. Lee, Esquire        plee@dioriosereni.com In 2015 alone, there were over 14,800 crashes in Pennsylvania in which distracted driving played a role in the crash.  61 of those were fatal crashes.  That’s nearly 5,285 more crashes than those attributed to drunk drivers in the same year. Distracted drivers continue to put our children, parents, […]

DON’T LET YOUR CUSTOMERS SLIP AWAY: Tips for Helping to Prevent Slip & Fall Injuries at Your Business

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By: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire        mfry@dioriosereni.com As a small business owner, whether it’s a retail store, professional service, or any other business establishment with a storefront or office, it is important that your customers remember your business for what you had to offer them there, and not because they suffered an injury there. Here are […]

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