Two members of a Canadian family were killed on July 4 in a tragic crash in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The accident occurred on northbound Interstate 81 in the Lackawanna County community of Scott Township. The family car, which held two adults, their son and their daughter, was traveling near the Fleetville exit around 4 p.m., on […]
While texting might be the first thing you think of when you hear about distracted driving, there are numerous ways people can be occupied behind the wheel. Thankfully, Pennsylvania has a law that takes away one of those distractions. The state prohibits the use of headphones or earphones while driving. Drivers cannot cover both ears […]
It is not always easy to navigate sharing custody of your child, especially when the other parent’s behavior complicates the time you have with your child. On one hand, every person deals with the struggles of parenting differently, and we all need some grace from time to time to find our footing in difficult circumstances. […]
You’re a young Pennsylvania couple just starting out. Between renting tuxes and buying a dress, planning the wedding and figuring out the accommodations for your guests, your focus is on the present and not the long-term future. The inheritance you might be getting down the road? The thought that the gadget you’re developing might spawn […]
Pedestrians are vulnerable when crossing roads. So, Pennsylvania law has certain mechanisms in place for protecting them. Among the main ones are the rules on crosswalks. Under state law, when pedestrians are in crosswalks, motor vehicles are required to stop for them. Drivers who fail to do this can receive fines. As a note, the […]
Getting divorced is a multifaceted process and each case is different. A common conception of divorce involves courts, lawyers and arbitration. However, this is only one type of divorce. In fact, there are two kinds of divorce, contested and uncontested, and only one involves courts and arguing over assets. Contested divorce A contested divorce occurs […]
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