Credit Card Debt Collections – What You Need to Know

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  If you have credit card debt and are not paying, the company may seek to collect by filing a court action against you. Sometimes, the credit card company will sell your debt to a debt collector which will sue you. Regardless of who … [Continue reading]

The Types of Easements

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An easement is the right to use the real estate of another for a specific purpose. When you seek to purchase real estate, it is important that you find out whether there are any easements on the property. A qualified real estate attorney can help you … [Continue reading]

Do You Have a PFA? Stay Off Facebook!

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A Protection from Abuse order or PFA is an order requiring one person to stay away from and stop communicating with another. The orders can vary as to their details, but generally, the goal is to keep one person from abusing, threatening, or … [Continue reading]

A Legal Checklist – Issues to Consider Every Year

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What to Put on Your Legal Checklist   The start of the year is a good opportunity to take a look at the important legal matters that have shaped your life over the last 12 months and take stock of any matters that need your attention.  … [Continue reading]

ABLE Act Update

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Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014 On December 19, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014. This Act establishes tax treatments of ABLE accounts under state programs for the … [Continue reading]

Breaking News:   Divorces in PA May Soon Require 1 Year Separation Instead of 2

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Decreased Waiting Period for Divorces in Pennsylvania One of the first questions we are asked when a client comes to us seeking a divorce is, “how long will I have to wait?” The answer always depends on the type of divorce as well as whether … [Continue reading]

Why Should You Have Owner’s Title Insurance?

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Title Insurance Matters - Here's Why Owner’s Title Insurance protects your home which in many cases is an individual’s largest investment. It is a one-time fee that protects the owner’s property rights for as long as the home is owned by that … [Continue reading]

Why Prince Shows You Need a Will

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Prince Left No Will - Which Means He Left a Problem Anyone who has paid even a small bit of attention to the news of late, knows that legendary musician Prince passed away. Most people will never have the kind of money and property Prince had, … [Continue reading]

13 Consecutive Time as Super Lawyer for William Hoffmeyer

William F. Hoffmeyer, Senior Partner in the law firm of Hoffmeyer & Semmelman, LLP, has been named by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Pennsylvania for 2016.  No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state … [Continue reading]

Does Pro Se Mean You Have a Fool for a Client?

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Why Self-Representation is a Serious Mistake "He Who Represents Himself Has a Fool For a Client" - Abraham Lincoln  Hoffmeyer & Semmelman's mission is to provide you the highest quality legal service through aggressive representation … [Continue reading]