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Blog Posts in February, 2018

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  • Your professional license and criminal charges or conviction
    Your professional license and criminal charges or conviction

    Professionals who require a license to work, such as doctors, nurses and real estate agents, could risk losing their license if charged with a crime. It is important to understand the effects of ...

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  • Protection from abuse hearing to contest
    Protection from abuse hearing to contest

    EX PARTE PROCEEDINGS; TEMPORARY ORDERS If a plaintiff petitions for a temporary order for protection from abuse and alleges immediate and present danger of abuse to the plaintiff or minor children, ...

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  • Can Foster Parents Automatically Adopt A Child Placed in Their Care
    Can Foster Parents Automatically Adopt A Child Placed in Their Care

    Foster parents have no legal standing to pursue the adoption of children placed in their care without the consent of the child welfare agency that has legal custody of the foster child, or unless they ...

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  • PA Paternity- How is it determined? By Presumption
    PA Paternity- How is it determined? By Presumption

    An examination of the Presumption of Paternity There are various ways of determining paternity. We have previously examined some of those ways, such as blood testing . However, did you know that you ...

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  • pre-textual Stops and the New Ban on Cell Phones in PA
    pre-textual Stops and the New Ban on Cell Phones in PA

    Police have a new weapon in the war on drugs, drunk driving...distracted driving Police will undoubtedly be citing folks for texting while driving, which will take effect in March 2012. This is a ...

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  • Can I Be Cited in PA for Not Speaking 'Sufficient' English
    Can I Be Cited in PA for Not Speaking 'Sufficient' English

    Most states provide driver's license testing in other languages, such as FL . Under 49 CFR 391.11(b)(2), General qualifications of drivers, there is a prohibition that a person shall not drive a CMV ...

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