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THAT HAS A GOOD “RING” TO IT: What Happens to the Ring When the Engagement is Broken?

By: Robert B. George, Esquire Dating back to ancient times, it has been a tradition for men to give their intended bride an engagement ring when they propose. But not every engagement ends in a marriage, as it has been estimated the almost ¼ of engagements are called off every year across the United States. […]

Happy Independence Day!

By: Laurie A. McCarthy, Esquire The Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day, is one of the most beloved holidays in the United States. It commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, marking the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation. The Declaration of Independence, […]

Don’t Fear the Reefer: Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act and Employment Law

By: Paul M. Carrion, Esquire Marijuana is currently categorized as a “Schedule I”[1] substance under the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act (“CSA”), rendering it illegal for both medicinal and recreational use under Federal law. Marijuana is illegal for recreation use under Pennsylvania law. However, a Pennsylvania resident is permitted to use marijuana for […]

Remember the Fallen: How to Commemorate Memorial Day

By: Paul M. Carrion, Esquire “Oh my friends, my friends forgive meThat I live and you are gone.There’s a grief that can’t be spokenAs the pain goes on and on.” – Lewis, L. David / Williams, Kim / Hill, Ed, “Empty Chairs at Empty Tables”, Les Misérables, Universal Music.             Memorial Day was born of […]

Navigating Employment Law in Pennsylvania

By: Laurie A. McCarthy, Esquire Employment laws play a crucial role in safeguarding the rights of workers and ensuring fair treatment in the workplace. For those employed in Pennsylvania, understanding the specific regulations and protections provided by state law is essential. Below are some of the key aspects of employment law in Pennsylvania that both […]


By: Robert B. George, Esquire Presidents’ Day, which is officially George Washington’s Birthday at the federal government level, is a holiday in the United States celebrated every year on the third Monday in February. The origin of Presidents’ Day can be traced back to the 1880’s, when the birthday of George Washington on February 22 […]


BY: Robert B. George, Esquire        For a myriad of reasons, many individuals often find themselves wanting or needing to open or vacate their Divorce Decree.  This is most often due to some concern on the part of one Party/Spouse to the underlying divorce case that the underlying disposition of the marital estate, and related equitable […]

We’re kicking off the 9th Annual Team Cameron Toy Drive to benefit the children at Nemours Children’s Hospital (formerly A.I. duPont Hospital for Children)

By: Laurie A. McCarthy, Esq. [email protected] The Team Cameron Toy Drive is run by the Cameron McCarthy Foundation, named in honor of my daughter, who, in May of 2015 – just before her 7th birthday – was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma – a rare and aggressive form of bone cancer.  Cameron and I spent a […]

Veterans Day

By: Paul M. Carrion, Esquire [email protected] “Rest well, yet sleep lightly; and hear the call, if again sounded, to provide ‘firepower for freedom.’” -Captain Robert C. Peniston, Battleship New Jersey Decommissioning Ceremony (1969) Veterans Day is to commemorate the servicemembers who served in the United States Armed Forces. Since the elimination of the draft in […]


By: Laurie A. McCarthy, Esquire [email protected] While you are busy enjoying the milestones of senior year and helping your child figure out what comes next, whether that is college, trade school, a job or a gap year, you should consider having your 18-year-old child sign a medical power of attorney. When your child turns 18, […]

Read our partner Mark A. Sereni’s letter to the editor in support of preserving judicial independence in Delaware County’s upcoming November 7th judicial retention vote:

DATE: October 24, 2023 FROM: Mark A. Sereni, Esquire               President, Delaware County Trial Lawyers Association We are the Delaware County Trial Lawyers Association.  We are a non-partisan group of courtroom attorneys who fight for what’s right for members of our Delco community against massive corporate conglomerates and powerful insurance companies. Our mission includes […]

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