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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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 LLA Elder Law Committee has debunked claims often made by non-attorney living trust salespeople.

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Unnecessary Recorded Deed Notice

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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