McAndrews Law Welcomes Kim Caputo, Esq. to Our Special Education Department!

October 2018 McAndrews Law Offices is excited to welcome Kim Caputo, Esq. to our Special Education Department! McAndrews Law Offices is pleased to announce the addition of another highly experienced and well-respected attorney to our special education team. Kimberly Caputo, Esq. joined us this month after having served over a quarter century in the Office…

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

October 2018 There is no better time than October to get involved and learn about bullying prevention! Every day, thousands of young individuals are bullied – whether at school, home, or online. In an effort to end this ongoing and rampant problem, PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center founded the National Bullying Prevention Month Campaign in…

Special Education Advocacy: 8 Critical Reasons to Choose McAndrews Law

October 2018 Special Education Advocacy: 8 Critical Reasons to Choose McAndrews Law Our MLO attorneys possess over a century of experience in education law and special-needs advocacy. We have staff who possess multiple degrees in, and who pursue graduate studies in, Education, Psychology, and Special Education. MLO’s unparalleled experience in litigating on behalf of children…

Wednesday, October 3rd – Top Ten Tips for Developing An Appropriate IEP

School is Back in Session! Is Your Child’s IEP Appropriate? Join Dennis McAndrews, founder of McAndrews Law Offices, and St. Monica’s All Abilities Ministry, for a FREE SEMINAR entitled TOP TEN RULES TO DEVELOP AN APPROPRIATE IEP. Whether your child has had an IEP for years or you’re just learning that they may need extra…

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September 2018 Change starts with education! September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month – a time dedicated to educating and destigmatizing a topic that is often very difficult to talk about. Each year, over 40,000 Americans die by suicide, falling in the top ten tier of leading causes of death overall. Throughout September, advocates…

The Evolution of Special Needs Trusts Law – Part I

September 2018 Establishing the Trust Special Needs Trusts are an evolving creature of statute.  This process of Trust development has been fueled by court decisions, statutory changes, and the Social Security Administration’s own interpretation of its rules. The purpose of this multi-part article is to explain how the establishment and management of Special Needs Trusts…

Estate Administration: A Word of Caution About Real Estate

September 2018 Real Estate Is Not Always Transferred Immediately After A Decedent’s Death Or The Opening Of A Decedent’s Estate A recent Pennsylvania Superior Court decision should raise flags for executors and administrators of estates where real estate is transferred to beneficiaries under a will or through intestacy laws. In Kantz v. Everett Cash Mutual…

Jennifer Simons, Esq. of McAndrews Law Featured in The Pennsylvania Lawyer Magazine

September/October 2018 The September/October 2018 issue of The Pennsylvania Lawyer magazine features Jennifer Simons, Esq. of McAndrews Law Offices and her recent article “Making a Change to Make a Difference”.The Pennsylvania Lawyer is the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s membership magazine whose mission is to inform, educate, analyze and provide a forum for comment and discussion. Jennifer Simons’ article…