Practical Tips to Prepare You for Your First Meeting with an Attorney

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By: Lisanne L. Mikula, Esquire “To me, a lawyer is basically the person that knows the rules of the country. We’re all throwing the dice, playing the game, moving our pieces around the board, but if there is a problem the lawyer is the only person who has read the inside of the top of […]

Pennsylvania Eliminates License Suspension for Non-Traffic-Related Drug Offenses

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By: Robert B. George, Esquire Driving is a privilege, not a right. For this reason, state governments, including the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation (PENNDOT), have broad authority to restrict the driving privileges of its citizens.  Before the recent change in the law, PENNDOT had the authority under Section 1532 of the Pennsylvania Vehicle […]

Who can make care decisions for a mentally ill or intellectually disabled adult child or relative?

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By: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire  When it comes to caring for a mentally ill or disabled child, parents are used to simply making the decisions for the child as to their medical care, living arrangements, and other necessities.  But when that child becomes an adult, or you are taking care of a friend or relative, […]

Workplace Gossip – It’s Time to Shut Down that Rumor Mill!

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By: Lisanne L. Mikula, Esquire “My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people’s.” Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere’s Fan Last year, a poll conducted by National Public Radio and Ipsos asked workers to rate potentially objectionable behaviors on a scale ranging from “always inappropriate” to “always appropriate.” Spreading rumors about colleagues’ sex lives surpassed […]

Consider Yourself Served: A Brief History of Service of Process

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By: Robert B. George, Esquire With applicable Rules of Civil Procedure going back to the days of the Magna Carta, service of process has a long standing history in the judicial system and is an integral part of ensuring that due process is upheld. The Magna Carta is the first document outlining individual rights and […]

Just the Facts: In a Legal Dispute, Opinions and Feelings Should Not Cloud the Facts

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By: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire In today’s polarized climate, strong feelings about an issue can result in a lot of heated arguments and opposing viewpoints.  Charged personal opinions or news headlines with accusations can make conclusions based on opinion, and is frequently subject to debate.  While this can create some interesting discussions, or even ruin […]

School Law Alert: Honoring Do Not Resuscitate Orders

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By: Lisanne L. Mikula With increasing frequency, medically-fragile students, such as those who have life-threatening conditions or who are receiving palliative care, attend school when possible.   Despite the inherent medical risks which may accompany school attendance, parents and guardians of medically-fragile students, and the pediatric medical professionals who treat them, recognize the benefits of school […]

May A Landlord Sell Its Tenant’s Personal Property to Satisfy Past-Due Rent?

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By: Robert B. George, Esquire The Landlord and Tenant Act of 1951 was envisioned by the legislature to afford a complete and exclusive remedy for a landlord seeking to enforce his rights against a defaulting tenant. The Act provides for a statutory lien on a tenant’s goods for rents due up to one year and […]

A Day of Service: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

01.18.19. MHF Blog

By: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire While many of us are well aware of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, do you know the origins and significance of this holiday?  Below are seven little known facts about Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Congressman John Conyers of Michigan spearheaded the movement to establish Martin Luther King Jr. […]

Fair or Foul: Unusual Wage Structure Causes Workers to Yell “Foul Ball”!

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By: Lisanne L. Mikula Even in the middle of winter, baseball is never far from my mind. The post-holiday season marks the final weeks of guessing where All Star free agents will land (Bryce and Manny, you’d have a blast hanging out with the Phanatic!), and the start of spring training is just a few […]

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