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by Attorney James E Crossen, III A will is an important legal document that will protect your wishes. Having a will helps minimize family disagreements. In your Will, you have the ability to make the following decisions: Who should serve as the Executor? The Executor is the person who is in charge of your estate….

At Williamson, Friedberg & Jones, LLC, we assist individuals with respect to estate planning.  One of the most important documents a person should have as part of an estate plan is a Power-of-Attorney form. What is a Power-of-Attorney form? It is a legal document where a person (the “Principal”) grants legal authority to another person…

FORMINGA NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION by Attorney James E. Crossen, III Are you looking to form a nonprofit corporation?  Before you start a new nonprofit, make sureyou have identified an unmet need in your community and know that there are notany existing organizations serving your cause. If another organization exists,consider working together, as that may be a…

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…

Don’t give up. Speak to an experienced worker’s compensation attorney right away. You may be entitled to lost wage benefits or medical benefits to pay for your medical bills. Sometimes claims are denied for simple errors on an application, for example, missing information or a typographical error. The law limits the time in which a…

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…

On Thursday, April 5, 2018, Attorney Lori Guzick received the 2018 Pennsylvania Safety Advocacy Award from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for Guz’s Charitable Project. This award, new for 2018, is presented to survivor advocates who have made notable contributions to advancing safer roadways in Pennsylvania. The work of these individuals exemplifies extraordinary commitment to…

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