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by Attorney Ashley Securda Pursuant to the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act, all contractors that perform $5,000.00 or more in work for home improvement must be registered with the State and carry adequate insurance. The Office of the Attorney General oversees the registration process. Anyone can look up a contractor on the Attorney General’s website to…

Technically, you don’t NEED to hire an attorney in any criminal matter, but it would be foolish in most circumstances not to do so. In criminal cases, such as DUI, you may be subjected to fines and loss of liberty (jail time). You may want to consult with an attorney immediately after your arrest and…

If you were injured at work. You should tell your boss right away. In Pennsylvania, an injured worker must notify their employer within 120 days of being injured or else the injured employee is not entitled to worker’s compensation benefits. However, if the employee reports the injury within 21 days of the injury, the injured employee can…

  by Attorney Ashley Securda Did you know, if you die without a Will in Pennsylvania, your spouse will not inherit everything? Contrary to popular belief, if you pass away and you do not have a will, everything you own individually will not automatically go to your spouse. Pennsylvania has what’s called “Intestate” laws that specify…

  by Attorney J.T. Herber, III Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition, more commonly known as “ARD,” is a program offered to certain criminal defendants.  In most circumstances, the individuals being offered ARD are first-time offenders, with no prior criminal history.  Participants can only be offered admission into ARD by the District Attorney’s Office.  Once individuals are offered…

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