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DUI Data

By Kardos, Rickles & Hand |

A Constant Problem If you listen to the news after a weekend, chances are you will hear a good deal of reports of DUI and DWI charges. People who go out for a night and have a few drinks with friends may not realize that they are too inebriated to drive. They may swerve,… Read More »

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Mediation

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Why Mediation? If you are in the process of getting a divorce, just the thought of a long drawn out court procedure can be exhausting. Splitting up has likely already taken a huge emotional and financial toll on you, your spouse, and any children in the family. In this case, it might make more… Read More »

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Child Custody Basics

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Figuring out who will have custody of the children involved in a divorce proceeding can be incredibly stressful, especially at a time where emotions are running high. There are so many factors to consider, including where the children will live, who will make the important decisions in their lives, and what the children themselves… Read More »

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Medical Malpractice

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In September 2019, a Pennsylvania doctor made headlines in Meadville, PA, when he allegedly prescribed medicine to his patients and practiced medicine without a license. Dr. Luis Gomez faced “three ungraded felony counts of prescribing controlled substances while his physician’s license has been suspended; one ungraded felony count of delivery of prescriptions while his… Read More »

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Information that Your Divorce Attorney Needs to Know

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When you and your spouse make the decision to terminate your marriage, your next concern should be contacting a dedicated divorce attorney in Bucks County to represent you. While going through a divorce may make you defensive and untrusting, it is important to remember that your divorce attorney is there to support your best… Read More »

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Everything You Should Know Regarding Parking Lot Accidents

By Kardos, Rickles & Hand |

Almost every day the average American drives through a parking lot, since they serve as gateways to most commerce. While most people do not consider parking lots to be dangerous, they are breeding grounds for car accidents. This is due to the high concentration of people walking around and the number vehicles within a… Read More »

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The Leading Causes of Car Accidents and Proper Prevention

By Kardos, Rickles & Hand |

Determining why a car accident occurred is important for numerous reasons such as liability and prevention. The following describes some of the most common factors that lead to devastating accidents. Distracted driving: Drivers texting and talking on their cell phones is one of the most dangerous things they can do behind the wheel. Additionally,… Read More »

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Understanding Pennsylvania’s Alimony Laws

By Kardos, Rickles & Hand |

Alimony is consistently considered one of the most controversial topics in relation to divorce proceedings. Alimony, which is monetary payments made by an ex-spouse to the other former spouse after their divorce is finalized, is handled slightly differently in the State of Pennsylvania than in other jurisdictions. When a divorce decree is entered, if… Read More »

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What Are Pennsylvania’s Child Custody Relocation Laws?

By Kardos, Rickles & Hand |

Child custody refers to legal custody and physical custody. Physical custody refers to the actual physical possession of a child. In Pennsylvania, parents can develop their own custody agreement with the help of family law mediation or the court can determine it. In many cases, both parties have physical custody rights to the child…. Read More »

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Understanding a Fault Divorce in Pennsylvania

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In a fault divorce, the court grants one spouse a divorce because of some proven fault of the other spouse. Most states no longer recognize fault divorces, but Pennsylvania will grant one under certain circumstances. When Could a Pennsylvania Court Consider a Fault Divorce? Under Pennsylvania divorce statutes, a court may grant the plaintiff… Read More »

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