February 7th, 2018: McAndrews Law Offices Wins Major Federal Court Special Education Decision

The MLO Minute  McAndrews Law Offices Wins Major Federal Court Special Education Decision February 7th, 2018: On January 29, 2018, McAndrews Law Offices prevailed in a major education case in federal district court in Philadelphia. The case involved the all-too-common recent situation where a public charter school goes out of business and children with special education…

January 2018: MLO Addresses Every Type of Special Education Issue

The MLO Minute  MLO Addresses Every Type of Special Education Issue January 2018: When our firm began handling special education matters thirty (30) years ago, the primary issue often involved the identification of a student’s disability, because at that time, school districts routinely determined a child’s program and placement solely upon the student’s disability, and not…

January 10th, 2018: Faces of the Main Line Highlights McAndrews Law Attorneys

The MLO Minute  Faces of the Main Line Highlights McAndrews Law Attorneys January 10th, 2018: Dennis McAndrews and Joe McGettigan, both attorneys with McAndrews Law Offices, were recently featured on  Faces of the Main Line  and interviewed by host John Ricciutti on Main Line Public TV at Radnor Studio 21. McAndrews and McGettigan worked closely together…

December 2017 – The MLO Minute: Pay full state and local taxes in 2017, before we lose the deduction in 2018

Pay full state and local taxes in 2017, before we lose the deduction in 2018 By Erin Arvedlund, Inquirer Staff Writer What impact will new legislation have on our taxes for 2018? The Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs recommends that we taxpayers take the following defensive steps: Defer income this year and give to charity; sell off…

December 6th, 2017 – The MLO Minute: Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage and Palliative Care

Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage and Palliative Care Expensive Specialty Drugs Are Forcing Seniors to Make Hard Choices There is a growing problem with Medicare prescription drug coverage for seniors who take high-priced specialty drugs: There is no cap on how much they pay. Each prescription drug plan is structured a little differently, but people with…

November 6th, 2017 – The MLO Minute: Retirement Savings Account Limits for 2018

Retirement Savings Account Limits for 2018 Lost amid the uproar following recent news reports that GOP lawmakers are considering capping pretax 401(k) contributions at $2,400 annually — compared with $18,000 currently — was some good news from the IRS, of all places. The tax agency has announced new, higher contribution limits in 2018 for various…