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October 2017 Archives

What is considered in the best interests of the child?

What is in the best interests of the child is used to make all child custody decisions, however, parents may wonder what is considered in the best interests of the child and how that is arrived at. If parents are negotiating a child custody agreement, or the family law court is deciding on one when parents are unable to agree, the focus is always to develop a child custody agreement that is in the best interests of the child. It is helpful to understand what that refers to.

Seeking monetary recovery may be part of grieving process

If you recently experienced the sudden, untimely death of a loved one in a fatal motor vehicle accident, you are among those in Pennsylvania who understand how a split second can change life forever. You likely recall with utmost clarity where you were and what you were doing when you learned there had been a terrible accident involving one of your family members.

Drug charges are serious

In Pennsylvania, drug crimes are serious criminal charges which can carry harsh potential penalties and consequences. Convictions for drug crimes remain on an accused individual's record for their lifetime and can have serious consequences for the accused individual's personal life and employment and may threaten their freedom and future. Penalties for drug charges in Pennsylvania can include mandatory incarceration, fees and the loss of a driver's license or professional license.

Pennsylvania car accident claims life of woman and injures others

Victims of car and truck accidents are legally protected. A recent four-vehicle car accident in Pennsylvania claimed the life of a 61-year old woman. The car accident occurred as traffic began to slow for road work in the lane the woman was travelling in. A tractor trailer driven by a 36-year old man failed to slow and struck the woman's vehicle from behind. The driver of the tractor trailer was cited by authorities for speeding. The woman's vehicle was forced into the vehicle in front of her, also slowing in the construction zone, which was then forced into an SUV in front of it.

Bankruptcy help stopping the foreclosure process

The prospect of losing a family home is understandingly alarming and upsetting. As a result, it is important for those struggling with financial challenges to be aware of the personal bankruptcy options available to protect them. Personal bankruptcy options may be able to help protect a family home and may also help with foreclosure. The Chapter 13 bankruptcy process may help stop foreclosure which is why it is an option that is important to understand.

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