“Figurative Fireworks” Continue Under Act 43 of 2017

September 2021 —  The MLO Minute: By Dennis McAndrews, Esq. and Ally McAndrews, Esq. —  In 2017, Act 43 became law and significantly expanded the sale of legal fireworks in Pennsylvania. However, the “law of unintended consequences” has accompanied this expanded law and created “figurative fireworks” of its own. As a result, many people have…

Pennsylvania’s Unfair Trade Practice Law: A Note of Caution for Private Schools, Institutions and Businesses

September 2021 — The MLO Minute: By Dennis McAndrews, Esq. and Heather Hulse, J.D., M.S., M.A. —  During Dennis McAndrews’ four decades of practice, he has routinely reviewed what are known as the “Advance Sheets” which are blue weekly paperback volumes of new cases throughout the Pennsylvania and federal court systems. These decisions provide the latest…

Breaking the Stigma This September

September 2021 —  The MLO Minute: By Allyson McAndrews, M.Ed., Director of Marketing and Outreach for McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and Ryan P.C. —   September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month – a period dedicated to educating and destigmatizing a topic that is often very challenging to talk about. Suicide is the 2nd leading…

Estates and Trusts September 2021 Newsletter

September 2021 — The MLO Minute —  Some Changes for the Better in Special Needs Trusts By Lesley Mehalick, J.D., LL.M., and Dennis McAndrews, Esq. In the past few years, Congress and the Social Security Administration have promulgated several policy changes with respect to self-funded special needs trusts, most of which are positive developments. While…

Spotlight on Kimberly Caputo, Esq. and Amy Hagan, M.Ed.!

August 2021: Learn more about Kimberly Caputo, Esq. and Amy Hagan, M.Ed.! To showcase the incredible work of our attorneys and staff, we continue to film interviews with our legal team for a “Spotlight Series” on our MLO YouTube Channel! These interviews include conversations and legal discussions, and are a wonderful way to get to know…