PA ABLE Savings Program Announces Updates

November 2022: The MLO Minute: “PA ABLE Savings Program Announces Updates” —  By Jillian Zacks, Esq., MLO’s Estates and Trusts Department The PA ABLE Savings Program, administered by the Pennsylvania Treasury Department, recently announced changes to PA ABLE accounts. The updates were instituted to comply with regulations set forth by the Internal Revenue Service. Four…

Dennis McAndrews Presents to Villanova Law Students About Careers in Disability Law

November 2022: The MLO Minute: “Dennis McAndrews Presents to Villanova Law Students About Careers in Disability Law” Dennis McAndrews recently spoke at the invitation of faculty and students at the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law concerning his career in education law and his work on behalf of individuals with disabilities. Approximately 75 students…

The First Marking Period IEP Check-Up

November 2022:  The MLO Minute: “The First Marking Period IEP Check-Up” By Michael Connolly, Esq., Supervising Partner of The MLO Special Education Department — The falling leaves and colder temperatures not only mean the holidays are nearing, but these seasonal changes also indicate that the close of the first marking period is approaching, which is…

2023 Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA)

October 2022: The MLO Minute: “2023 Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA)” By Kelly Hayes, Esq., MLO Estates and Trusts Attorney— The Social Security Administration recently issued the 2023 Cost-of Living Adjustment (COLA).  Social Security and Supplemental Security (SSI) beneficiaries will receive an 8.7% COLA for 2023.  COLA notices are typically mailed out to retirement, survivors and disability…

2023 Inflation Adjustments

October 2022: The MLO Minute: “2023 Inflation Adjustments” By Kelly Hayes, Esq., MLO Estates and Trusts Attorney — It’s that time of year again…the IRS recently issued 2023 inflation adjustments for various tax provisions, including increased exemption amounts for the estate, gift and generation skipping transfer taxes and an increase to the annual exclusion amount…

Thursday, December 15th, 2022: Free Virtual Presentation on Dyslexia

“Understanding Dyslexia: Know Your Child’s Educational Rights in School” HOST: The Arc of Dauphin County  PRESENTER: Heather Hulse, J.D., M.S., M.A., Partner and Lead Special Education Attorney in Northeastern Pennsylvania with McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and Ryan P.C. DATE: Thursday, December 15th, 2022 TIME: 6:00pm – 7:30pm LOCATION: Zoom! R.S.V.P. To kgingerich@arcofdc.org or blight@arcofdc.org and…

Thursday, November 17th, 2022: Free Virtual Special Education Presentation and IEP Clinic

“A Parents Roadmap for Developing an Appropriate IEP or 504 Plan” HOST: The Special Education Department of McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and Ryan P.C. PRESENTER: Jacqueline Lembeck, Esq., our firm’s leading Wyomissing, Pa special education attorney WHEN: Thursday, November 17th, 2022 TIME: 6:30pm LOCATION: Zoom! This webinar is FREE, but registration is required. CLICK HERE…

Thursday, November 3rd, 2022: ABLE Accounts in Pennsylvania

Free Zoom Webinar! HOST: The Estates and Trusts Department of McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and Ryan P.C. (MLO)! PRESENTERS: Caitlin McAndrews, Esq., MLO Senior Partner Delaware/D.C. Metro, and Jennifer Simons, Esq., MLO Estates and Trusts Attorney DATE: Thursday, November 3rd, 2022 TIME: 7:00pm – 8:00pm LOCATION: Zoom! Presentation is FREE. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! ABOUT:…

Thursday, November 3rd, 2022: Free Zoom Presentation on Bullying

*We sincerely apologize, but we will be rescheduling this presentation! New date will be listed soon!* “Bullying at School: Know Your Rights and How To Protect Your Child!” HOST: The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania PRESENTER: Heather Hulse, J.D., M.S., M.A., Partner and Lead Special Education Attorney in Northeastern Pennsylvania with McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and…

Tuesday, November 1st, 2022: Speaking Freely – LGBTQ+ Expression in Schools

Free In-Person AND Online Event!  HOSTS: In celebration of Transgender Awareness Month, join the ACLU of Delaware and the Lewes Public Library for a public discussion of a landmark LGBTQ+ case, the current state of LGBTQ+ rights, and the launch of a new Know Your Rights resource. PRESENTER: Caitlin McAndrews, Esq., MLO Senior Partner Delaware/D.C. Metro, has…