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Most Common Reasons for a DUI Charge in Pennsylvania

Many drivers today wonder if they need to be concerned about driving a vehicle after they have had one glass of liquor, wine, or a beer. Most people believe that “one drink” can’t cause them to be subject to a drunk driving charge if they are subject...

How Can You be Found Not Guilty by Self Defense in Pennsylvania?

Did you know that if you’ve been charged with a crime, you can be found NOT GUILTY by using the defense of self-defense? In Pennsylvania, self-defense acts as an affirmative defense; this means, that you had the right to defend yourself under the law and, so,...

Can Bankruptcy Stop a Wage Garnishment in Pennsylvania or New Jersey?

Bankruptcy is a very effective means of stopping and ultimately addressing the underlying debt leading to a wage garnishment. The automatic stay that exists when a bankruptcy is filed is equivalent to a very powerful court order that stops the majority of collection...

SSDI Income Limits 2019

Disability paid through the Social Security Disability Insurance program (SSDI) is one of the most popular ways for disabled individuals to receive benefits to help support them and their families. This program requires you to have a serious disability that prevents...

THE RESULTS

BANKRUPTCY

“When we came to see Gail Marr, Esquire, we were behind on our mortgage and car, and really wondered if we would be able to dig ourselves out. However, Gail was totally patient and understanding and that made us feel more relaxed, and we were able to successfully complete a Chapter 13 Plan. We are now 5 years removed from bankruptcy, and it was the best thing that we had ever decided to do.”

"Paul, you were so understanding and sympathetic, I truly felt like you understood where I was coming from. I was terrified and thought I would never be able to make it through, but you changed my opinion of attorneys, and I would highly recommend you to anyone who is in need of financial help."

DISABILITY

Daria S. is under the age of 50 and classified by Social Security as a younger individual. She was denied benefits in Pennsylvania and came to our office with complaints of uncontrolled dizziness and vomiting with numbness and right side tinnitus. Her previous work history was with the U.S. Postal Service. Her primary diagnoses included vertigo and Meniere’s Disease. We were successful in helping Daria obtain benefits.

“Mr. Young was very knowledgeable and made us feel at ease with our situation. He handled our case very professionally and in a more timely manner than I have heard of other attorneys through friends. His staff was also very understanding and helpful. I would definitely recommend him and his firm and would use him again, if needed, in the future!”

CRIMINAL DEFENSE

Client was facing 90 days minimum imprisonment for a 2nd offense DUI. Case was dismissed at the Preliminary Hearing when the officer was unable to prove that the client operated the vehicle.

Client was originally charged with Felony criminal mischief for allegedly destroying thousands of dollars of bread and cookies in a supermarket in Yardley, PA. Client was found not guilty by jury of all criminal charges, sentenced by the judge for summary violation to pay $500.00 fine. Received worldwide coverage from the Associated Press and Newsweek Magazine and story was on all 4 local news stations, CNN and the Court Channel.