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1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Pennsylvania on
Q: Does a deed to a house override a will?

If a house is transfer from my father to my father and sibling as joint tenants with rights of survivorship, does a will giving the house to myself and my other siblings become void? Even if done at the same time or after the deed? Does she automatically get the house no matter what the will says... Read more »

W. J. Winterstein Jr.
W. J. Winterstein Jr.
answered on Mar 22, 2023

A Will, once admitted to probate, and surviving any challenges to validity, distributes assets, and pays debts, existing as of the date of death.

If, prior to death, the testator transfers property to others, then that transfer, assuming it is not invalid, diminishes what is owned at death....
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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: How often are insanity statutes used in pennsylvania? What are some main critisims and what is the success rate?

The last question meaning what is the success rate of the insanity statue used in pennsylvania court system? The questions are for the purpose of a college paper assignment and I would like to have accurate informaton or at least accurate resources to go to in order to find the information.

0 Answers | Asked in Communications Law for Pennsylvania on
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0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania on
Q: Should I worry if a police car with siren/lights is behind me, buzzes at me, I move to another lane, and he takes off?

I'm in a tunnel where you can't pass, near the end. There's a police car behind the car in the left lane and he has his lights on. He's following that car closely. I'm in the right lane, far ahead, slowed down. I hear what appears to be from his car "move to your... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania on
Q: Hi, I was given a traffic citation for driving an unregistered vehicle. There are $65 in extra fees. Please help.

highway safety corridor: This box was not checked; It's $45 extra

active work zone: This box was not checked; It's $22 extra

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Hello my name is Franco, I have a hearing coming up for alleged probation violation for not paying in full my restitutio

I have 5 years probation and have to pay restitution I’ve been paying every month not the full amount which is $1000 a month ($65,000 total) but my PO told me to pay at least $50 dollars a month which I have at time even more and my 5 years is up and I have a hearing my question is what am I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights for Pennsylvania on
Q: I filed an OCR complaint nearly 2 years ago and it is not resolved. Do I have any course of action to expedite?

I filed an OCR complaint against my University for retaliation in a Title IX matter. I have responded quickly to all OCR communications, but have not heard in more than 6 months.

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Hi I was told I can still get a lawyer to help me get my house back it was sold September for real estate sheriff sale

I had no knowledge of sale because they messed up send my estranged brother in Lebanon County every thing and I was told it wasn't there problem cuz supposed he signed receipt of getting letter but I have been dealing with tax office over 10 years my name is in system for payment plans now im... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning for Pennsylvania on
Q: Special needs trust

Can you name a trust as a beneficiary before essentially creating it? If I create the SNT in my Will, but want to fund it after my death via inheritance, can I just name that as a beneficiary? Or do I need to establish the trust by funding it and then name it as a beneficiary?

0 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Pennsylvania on
Q: I was stopped at a DUI Checkpoint but was released after sobriety testand was well under .08. What should I expect next?

Was stopped at a DUI checkpoint and followed all directives. Was given my license and keys back and released to be on my way after sobriety test and breathalyzer was .03. Was not given any additional information from officer other than have a good night. What should I expect?

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Public Benefits for Pennsylvania on
Q: Special Needs Trusts

I know a provision in the Will can request an SNT for the benefit of a disabled child. Are SNTs created and/or funded after the death of the grantor(s)? It’s my understanding that one should not leave assets directly to a disabled child, so they don’t lose their government benefits. If a trust... Read more »

Michael Cherewka
Michael Cherewka
answered on Mar 19, 2023

a Special Needs Trust can be created either in a Will, in which case it is not funded until the death of the Grantor, or can be created during the lifetime of the Grantor, in which case it is usually funded (at least partially) when created, and additional funds can be added during the lifetime of... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Pennsylvania on
Q: Does the custodial parent half to get approval from the non custodial parent to sign custody over to someone other than

Does the parent that has sole legal and physical custody of the child have to get approval from the parent that has no custody to sign custody over to someone else that isn't either parent

Kathryn Hilbush
Kathryn Hilbush
answered on Mar 19, 2023

Using only the sparse information provided, I'd say yes, unless the court transfers custody to the third party.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: I am 17 and I have a daughter, I was looking to be emancipated in Pennsylvania

I provide all expenses for me and my daughter except for a house. My mother is making it extremely difficult for me to parent my daughter. I live in franklin county, pa, which said they do not recognize emancipation. Is there any way for me to bypass that?

Peter Christopher Lomtevas
Peter Christopher Lomtevas PRO label
answered on Mar 21, 2023

Pennsylvania is a very weird bird when it comes to minors (people under 18 years of age). Pennsylvania allows minors to file 'private petitions' and recognizes minors as having standing when they lost access to both parents. However, all courts treat minors as minors even though this... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Pennsylvania on
Q: I am on workers comp already and I want to know if I can settle with them so I can leave the company

I am a phlebotomist and I hurt my thumb at work it is a contusion to the thumb with tendent injury that caused mild to severe carpal tunnel it has been a little over six months I have been working the whole time but on restrictions mainly no use of right hand now I m on a one pound weight limit... Read more »

Glenn Neiman
Glenn Neiman
answered on Mar 18, 2023

You need to sit down with an attorney, preferably one certified as a specialist in workers compensation law, to talk about your options. When (and how) to settle a case is a crucial time in the case and should never be done without the advice and assistance of an experienced attorney. Settlement... Read more »

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0 Answers | Asked in Business Formation and Business Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: My friend and I are looking into starting a mobile car detailing business. What do we need to do to make it fully legal?

I know some basic information about legal things for businesses but not enough to make sure that we don't get into legal complications.

0 Answers | Asked in Tax Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: nonresident alien has to report in his income taxes dividends from a non-USA foreign corporation?

deposited the dividends in his personal us bank account

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Pennsylvania on
Q: Can I remove a dot number when using my tow truck/wrecker for personal use?

Truck is registered to my single member llc.

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