In 2005, Pennsylvania passed a law allowing one party to continue on with the divorce process, even if the other spouse died during the proceeding, as long as grounds for divorce were established before the decedent’s demise. The parties’ economic rights will be determined under equitable distribution rather than the Probate Code if grounds for […]
In partnership with the Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and with sponsorship by Ballard Spahr LLP, we are proud to bring the Wills for Heroes program to you. Wills for Heroes is a free and easy service that provides Wills, Living Wills, Health Care and Financial Powers of Attorney to first responders and military […]
A Will is the last statement you make regarding your life. It is very important that what you intend to include in your Will is stated correctly to be sure that your wishes are carried out. The primary function of a Will is to divide your assets as you wish upon your death. You need […]
The Allentown Planning Commission approved a 61-unit senior apartment project Tuesday that would allow Sacred Heart Hospital to add more services for the growing geriatric population. Read the full LVB.com article, “Allentown Planners Approve $9.2M Senior Housing Complex,” by Brian Pedersen.
A bill was introduced on June 6, 2012 by Senators Ron Wyden and Richard Burr, as well as in the House, that would impose transfer penalties for veterans applying for Aids and Attendance similar to the transfer penalties in place under Medical Assistance laws. This would serve to effectively deny VA pension assistance benefits to any veteran if they have made certain gifts or other transfers for less than fair market value within 3 years of applying for the pension or from the date of the transfer, whichever occurs later.