Consumer Alerts

Pa. Courts Confidential Records Policy Effective January 2018

Posted on December 23rd, 2017 at 12:00 AM

The Supreme Court adopted a new public access policy, effective Jan. 6, that establishes uniform standards for all appellate and trial courts in responding to requests from the public for case records. The policy includes how requests for access are to be handled, establishes a limit on copying fees and delineates what information will be safeguarded.

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Legal Services Introduces the Divorce Tracker

Posted on March 15th, 2017 at 12:00 AM
NPLS implements Divorce Tracker, an automated program that helps guide individuals through the divorce process in Pennsylvania and generates the forms necessary to pursue a simple, uncontested divorce action.

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Revocable Living Trusts: Magic or Myth?

Posted on November 28th, 2016 at 12:00 AM
Out-of-town non-attorneys are coming to our area, encouraging people to attend a ?living trust? seminar. These living trusts often do not ?live up? to their hype. To help consumers to make an informed decision about trusts, the Elder Law Committee has debunked claims often made by non-attorney living trust salespeople.

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Recorded Deed Notice" a costly and unnecessary service

Posted on November 14th, 2016 at 12:00 AM
LLA real estate lawyers warn of a new twist on unnecessary deed processing service.

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Alzheimer?s disease. A lawyer can help.

Posted on March 28th, 2007 at 12:00 AM
Alzheimer?s disease takes away his independence. A lawyer protects his rights.

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Adoption - A lawyer can help.

Posted on March 28th, 2007 at 12:00 AM
They thought they couldn?t have a child. A lawyer helped make it possible.

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Cancer - You have rights.

Posted on March 28th, 2007 at 12:00 AM
The clinic gave her a death sentence. A lawyer gave her hope.

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Starting a business - A Lawyer can help.

Posted on March 28th, 2007 at 12:00 AM
Skeptics said she would never start her own company. A lawyer helped her prove them wrong.

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Law Library Moves

Posted on March 1st, 2006 at 12:00 AM
The James V. Brown Library now houses the Lycoming County Law Library

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Living Trusts: Magic or Myth?

Posted on June 21st, 2002 at 12:00 AM
Many untrue claims are made about the benefits of living trusts.

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