CDC Issues Helpful Guidelines for In–Person and Virtual Instruction for Children with Disabilities

January 2021 The MLO Minute: By, Heather Hulse, J.D., M.S., M.A. and Dennis McAndrews, Esq. —           It would be an extreme understatement to say that the current pandemic has required extraordinary levels of flexibility, creativity, patience, and grit on the part of families, children, and educators. This is especially true…

Clark’s Manor: MLO Obtains Zoning Approval for Personal Care Home

November 2020 The MLO Minute The development of a new program for individuals with chronic, but non-acute, mental illness presents many challenges. These hurdles include a variety of local and state regulatory issues, and where a residential program is involved, obtaining zoning approval is both difficult and necessary. Several years ago, the Widger family approached Dennis…

Pennsylvania Superior Court Addresses Undue Influence in Making Lifetime Gifts

October 2020 The MLO Minute: By, Jessica Wilson, Esq. and Dennis McAndrews, Esq.   Pennsylvania law regarding issues of testamentary capacity (the cognitive ability to properly execute a will) and undue influence in providing large lifetime gifts or bequests under a will has long been seen as complex and confusing. These issues involve unique considerations…

Getting Prepared for Your Parent-Teacher Conference When Your Child Has an IEP

A free virtual seminar! DATE/TIME: We will be airing this seminar on Wednesday, November 4th, 2020 at NOON via our electronic newsletter The MLO Minute. Email mcandrewslawoffices@gmail.com if you do not already receive our electronic newsletters.  ABOUT THE SEMINAR: School has “opened” in a whole new way, and with fall already here, parent-teacher conferences are around the…