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Bucks County Family Court Takes Unprecedented Action in Face of COVID-19 Emergency

Families with Children Subject to Custody Orders Take Heed - On April 8, 2020, President Judge Wallace H. Bateman, Jr., of the Court of Common Pleas of Bucks County issued Emergency Order No. 2020-11,...

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Child Custody and the “New Normal”

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives seemingly overnight. We should not expect it stop short of effecting child custody disputes and possibly send them into a tailspin.

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Working Remotely – Survival Tactics

Like many, over the past two weeks I have learned that I can be just as productive from my home office. It just takes a little planning. The following are some tips to make it easier to get your busin...

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The SBA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and economic shutdown the Small Business Administration (SBA) is now offering low-interest federal disaster working capital loans through the Economi...

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Business Issues in the age of Covid-19

Penglase & Benson is prepared to support businesses impacted by the Covid-19 changes and mandates.

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Why Your Small Business Needs a Lawyer

Even if you’re a not a big operation, your company could still benefit from hiring a small business lawyer.

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How is Alimony Determined?

But how is alimony determined? There’s no simple formula. Courts in Pennsylvania will typically have an ex-spouse pay three types of support during a divorce.

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What’s the Difference Between Primary and Partial Custody?

Divorce can be a frightening experience, partly because there is so much uncertainty involved.

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The Most Dangerous Time for Drivers – DUI Arrests and the Holidays

Last year was a bad year for DUI crashes in Pennsylvania. According to state police, troopers responded to more than 5,100 DUI-related accidents in 2017, a 14 percent jump from the previous year.

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What Happens If I Die Without a Will?

Dying without a will means you are what the courts consider “intestate,” which means laws of your state determine how your property is distributed. In most cases, your assets would go to your spouse,...

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Why Your Small Business Needs a Lawyer

Whether it’s Google or the corner grocery store, every business needs a lawyer. “Wait a second,” you might be saying. “I can see why Google would need a lawyer. Facebook, sure. They’re always in the ...

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5 Steps Toward an Amicable Divorce

You’ve probably heard the term “amicable divorce” more than a few times throughout your life. “Amicable” is a word that often appears in news stories when celebrity couples decide to break up. But th...

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How a Lawyer Can Help You After a Car Accident

You drive this road every day. You know every turn, every stoplight, every sign. Every day, it’s pretty much the same drive. Then one day, it’s a different drive. You have a green light, but somebod...

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Three Things to Know About Negotiating Child Custody

In a perfect world, child custody negotiations would run smoothly every time. There’d be no need for us to write this blog post, let alone focus on this practice area. But we live in an imperfect wor...

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Will Pennsylvania Legalize Marijuana?

There’s change in the air when it comes to Pennsylvania marijuana laws and drug crimes. Earlier this month, the state began allowing people with medical marijuana cards to buy marijuana in dry leaf f...

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