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COVENANTS NOT TO COMPETE

Posted on June 9, 2016 · Posted in Business & Corporate Law

A covenant not to compete is a provision contained within a contract that precludes an individual, generally an individual providing a professional service, from competing with a previous employer for.. read more

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CONTRACTS

Posted on May 11, 2016 · Posted in Business & Corporate Law

       For a contract to be enforceable in Pennsylvania there must be consideration.  Consideration consists of a benefit to the promisor or a detriment to the promisee.  If.. read more

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Equitable Distribution

Posted on January 8, 2015 · Posted in Family Law

In Pennsylvania, equitable distribution is the division of assets (and allocation of debts) acquired during the parties’ marriage. It is but one of the financial issues that may be raised.. read more

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Relocation in a Child Custody Matter

Posted on November 10, 2014 · Posted in All Categories, Family Law

It is always a hotly contested issue in custody cases when a primary custodian seeks to relocate to another county or state and take the minor child(ren) from his/her current.. read more

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Alimony and Spousal Support in Divorce Actions

Posted on October 8, 2014 · Posted in Family Law

he general distinction between alimony and spousal support is that spousal support is only payable up until the finalization of the divorce action, while alimony may be ordered at a.. read more

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What is Collaborative Divorce/Process?

Posted on April 30, 2014 · Posted in Family Law

Collaborative Divorce/Process is by definition a non-adversarial approach and a pledge in writing by your attorneys and the participants to not go to Court.  It is a commitment to reach.. read more

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Miranda Warnings

Posted on March 12, 2014 · Posted in All Categories, Criminal Law

You have the right to remain silent. This is the introduction of perhaps one of the most misunderstood concepts in the law. Commonly referred to as the Miranda warnings, these.. read more

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The Sorry Plight of Landlocked Property in Pennsylvania

Posted on February 15, 2014 · Posted in All Categories, Real Estate Law

In 1836 the Pennsylvania Legislature enacted a statute that came to be known as the Private Road Act. The gist of the Act was that a property owner who owned.. read more

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Piercing the Corporate Veil

Posted on January 15, 2014 · Posted in All Categories, Business & Corporate Law

The single most important reason why individuals form corporations or LLC’s is to shield themselves from individual liability. The usual risk to the individual is limited to his/her monetary/non-monetary investment.. read more

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