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Expunging Your Record in PA

Expunging Your Record in PA

If you have been convicted of a criminal offense in Pennsylvania - whether a misdemeanor or felony - you likely have a number of reasons to seek an expungement of your criminal record even if you have already fully paid any criminal penalties and served any applicable...

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Should I Talk to the Police Alone If I’m Innocent?

Should I Talk to the Police Alone If I’m Innocent?

Talking to the police about an incident can be nerve wracking even if you had nothing at all to do with a crime under investigation. After all, one of the primary missions of the police is to investigate crimes and gather evidence that will support a successful...

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When the Police Can and Cannot Stop You for a DUI in PA

When the Police Can and Cannot Stop You for a DUI in PA

One of the most common ways for defendants charged with DUI to successfully defend themselves is to scrutinize the manner in which the police stopped their car. Police officers must respect your rights pursuant to both the US and Pennsylvania constitutions, and DUI...

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Can I Be Arrested for DUI in PA if my BAC is Below .08%?

Can I Be Arrested for DUI in PA if my BAC is Below .08%?

It is common knowledge that Pennsylvania, like many other states, has instituted a DUI law which makes it illegal to operate a motor vehicle if your BAC is .08% or above. Thus, if the police legally stop your car and measure your BAC to be above .08%, then they...

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Do You Need a Prenup for Intellectual Property

Do You Need a Prenup for Intellectual Property

Let’s say you have been working on a novel that might become Oprah’s next book club pick and sell a million copies. Or maybe you’ve been developing an app for the past year without any income but it might sell like gangbusters next year. You will certainly have your...

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When is an Annulment Available in Pennsylvania?

When is an Annulment Available in Pennsylvania?

Annulments can be a confusing legal topic as “annulment” can refer to a designation handed down by a religious institution as well as a legal determination made by a state court which will effectively terminate a marriage. To be clear, an annulment from a religious...

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What are the Taxes and Tax Deductions for Alimony?

What are the Taxes and Tax Deductions for Alimony?

When spouses discuss and negotiate alimony, they usually have a lot of questions. The person that is potentially on the hook for paying alimony might ask why and if they have to pay alimony at all, and the person hoping to receive alimony might ask how much he or she...

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