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How Do DUI Checkpoints Work in Pennsylvania?

Generally speaking, police must have some valid reason to stop a driver on the road.  However, in Pennsylvania, police have the authority to set up DUI Checkpoints (or roadblocks) under Title 75 Section 6308(b) which specifically allows police to stop a vehicle...

Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) and the Chichkin Case

Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition in Pennsylvania (hereafter referred to as ARD) is a Pennsylvania Statute that is encoded at Title 75 Section  1552.  ARD is a minimally reporting probation, that varies from county to county in terms of the...

SSDI Income Limits in Pennsylvania (Updated for 2021)

If you are disabled, you may be eligible for monthly Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payments. To qualify for SSDI, your condition must be serious enough to limit your ability to earn a living. Earning a living does not necessarily mean you cannot work...

What Are the Gun Laws in Pennsylvania?

Did you know that in Pennsylvania, you do NOT need a license to carry a firearm in order to purchase a gun?  You don’t need a license to own a gun either.  Finally, you don’t even need a license to keep a gun in your home or place of business. So...

When is it Creditor Harassment in Pennsylvania?

People who owe others money are sometimes used to phone calls, emails, letters, or other communications from creditors and debt collectors. While creditors are allowed to collect the money owed to them, there are specific rules they must follow. When a debt...

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.