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Explaining the differences in Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Chapters and Options for You

I recently met with a couple that had heard Chapter 13 bankruptcy is the one “that the Trustee finds out how much you make and then takes all your income.”  This was, of course, wrong. The purpose of this article is to explain the differences between the bankruptcy options.  One bankruptcy remedy may work better […]

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Mooney Law: Pennsylvania’s Childline and Abuse Registry

Most people are aware of Pennsylvania’s Sexual Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) commonly known as Megan’s Law. A person can be placed on this registry only after a criminal conviction of certain enumerated offenses outlined in the SORNA statute. This registry is open to and easily accessible by the public. The registry is maintained […]

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Mooney Law: Your Pennsylvania Disability Law Practice

Mooney Law represents clients throughout Pennsylvania and is a full Pennsylvania Disability Law practice. What do we mean by that? At Mooney Law, we represent disabled clients in the following areas: Pennsylvania Workers Compensation: We represent injured workers throughout Pennsylvania. We have a full workers compensation litigation practice, from litigating denied injuries, to defending against […]

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PA Elder Law: Nursing Home costs From Losing $120,000 Yearly to Saving a Legacy

Many spouses are confronted with the sudden realization that their other half will remain indefinitely in a long term care facility. Overwhelmed by guilt and grief, they are propelled through a harsh system of Medicaid rules regarding long term care and with little guidance on their options. To not fault of their own, spouse’s rely […]

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Pennsylvania Workers Comp: What’s my case worth?

It is a question that nearly every injured worker at some point asks — what is my case worth? The simple answer is — it depends. And it really does depend on several factors. So what are those factors? Are you currently receiving wage loss benefits? That is a big factor. Why? When an insurance […]

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In an Auto Accident, Avoid Gaps in Medical Treatment

In an auto accident, medical treatment is critical, and gaps in treatment should be avoided. Following a car crash, it is vital that you do three initial things immediately: document your injuries; get consistent medical treatment; seek a free legal consult right way from Mooney & Associates. I recently was approached by someone to assist […]

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Pennsylvania passes second chance legislation for those with criminal records – Clean Slate Act

With the passing of the “Clean Slate” Act, Pennsylvania has implemented the first law in the nation that allows for the automatic sealing of certain criminal records. The legislation also implements new procedures for sealing more serious misdemeanor convictions and non-conviction data. Under the new law, certain minor crimes which are punishable by two years […]

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How to start a workers comp claim in Pennsylvania

I am often asked, how do I start a workers comp claim in Pennsylvania. You’ve been injured on the job. So now what? A couple of things are quite important in starting a workers comp claim. When starting a workers comp claim in Pennsylvania, follow these initial steps. Report the injury First thing to do […]

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New law changes who can seek custody of minor children in Pennsylvania

In May of this year, Act 21 amended 23 Pa.C.S.A. Section 5324 and Section 5325(2) of the Pennsylvania Domestic Relations Code to change who can seek standing in child custody actions. Standing is a legal concept that essentially requires the person seeking judicial relief is entitled to be in court in the first place. It’s […]

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