Real Estate for Sale By Owner Risks

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Traps to Look Out for with Regard to For Sale By Owner Transactions Typically, for any FOR SALE BY OWNER SALE/PURCHASE, there are no realtors involved in the transaction.   Consequently, the seller has determined a selling price based upon … [Continue reading]

Unauthorized Practice of Law in PA

William Hoffmeyer Discusses Unauthorized Practice of Law in Legal Intelligencer Unauthorized practice of law is a serious problem in Pennsylvania. William Hoffmeyer is considered one of the leaders in the subject, as can be seen by his discussion of … [Continue reading]

Social Media Impacts Every Legal Area

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Facebook has over 1.86 billion monthly active users. By 2018, 169.2 million of those users will be from the United States. LinkedIn has 467 million users, 128 million from the United States. This includes representatives of all Fortune 500 companies. … [Continue reading]

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]