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What is the New Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement (AWZSE)?

by Attorney Ashley Securda INCREASED ENFORCEMENT IN WORK ZONE AREAS TO START THIS WEEK Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement (AWZSE) The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDot) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission have partnered with the Pennsylvania State Police to create a...

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Why Do I Need A Power of Attorney?

By Attorney James E. Crossen, III 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...

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Are You a Grandparent Raising a Grandchild?

Williamson, Friedberg and Jones, Family Law Attorney, Angelique Bailey will be presenting a FREE program called, “Establishing Custody as a Grandparent.” on Wednesday, March 18 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Schuylkill Intermediate Unit #29, 17 Maple Avenue, Marlin.  Are you a grandparent raising your...

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Is Your Home Improvement Contractor Licensed and Insured?

by Attorney Ashley Securda According 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....

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Why Should I Get A Will?

by Attorney J.T. Herber, III A Will is a legal document that outlines how you would like your assets (estate) distributed when you die. It names who you would like to administer your estate. Wills have several important purposes, including: 1. Deciding the ownership of your property when you die....

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What are the PA Inheritance Tax Changes?

by Attorney Ashley Securda Previously, when a parent passed away and if the child inherited anything from the parent, the child had to pay 4.5% on the value of the asset for Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax. For example, if a parent died with $100,000.00 in a bank account, the child would owe...

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What is a Fictitious Business Name?

by Attorney Ben Forbes Choosing a name is one of the first steps to starting your business. The name of your business is one of its most important assets. It carries the business’s reputation and puts potential customers on notice of the services it will provide. The Pennsylvania Department of...

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