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In hopes of continuing its role as a leader in a nationwide broadband deployment, Pennsylvania has applied for $108 million of the federal government's $7.2 billion broadband stimulus program, the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP). ...

About the Firm

RELEASED: May 29, 2013 Pennsylvania Readers of Central Penn Parent from Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon and York chose Scaringi & Scaringi, P.C. as a winner in the annual Family Favorites Awards. The firm received second place in the Best ...
Please join us Friday, May 7 from Noon to 1:00 for the Grand Opening of our Newport Office. Highlights of the event include: Ribbon Cutting by Founding President Jamie Brown, Perry County Chamber of Commerce Remarks by Senator Jake Corman Free Hot ...

Business & Employment Law

With little fanfare or traditional media advertising, a device/service entered the communication market about four years ago. Proponents call it a tracking mechanism, while opponents call it everything from high-tech stalking to technological abuse. ...

Child Custody & Support

Legislation enacted at the end of last year amended the child custody statutes in Pennsylvania. Included in the legislation was a new section 5324 (23 Pa.C.S. Section 5324) relating to who has standing to seek any form of physical or legal custody of ...

Criminal Law

On February 8, 2013, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled against PennDOT and for a juvenile adjudicated dependent for a DUI by holding PennDOT was wrong to suspend the juvenile’s driver’s license. The Commonwealth Court, in Clark v. Dep’t of ...
Pennsylvania Senator Stewart Greenleaf introduced legislation amending section 7508 of the Crimes Code, Title 18 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, relating to mandatory minimum prison sentences for drug dealing, by adding a provision that ...
Protection from Abuse (PFA) matters in Pennsylvania are governed by the "Pennsylvania Protection From Abuse Act" found at 23 PA.C.S.A. §§ 6101-61118, as amended. Upon the showing of abuse, one can obtain a PFA against any family member, current or ...

Divorce

It is important to take retirement assets into consideration during the property division determination portion of the divorce proceeding. The asset division determination portion of a divorce proceeding can be difficult and contentious. Couples must ...
Pennsylvania law defines marriage as “a civil contract by which one man and one woman take each other for husband and wife” 23 Pa.C.S.A. § 1102. There is a growing trend for people who share a household not to meet the definition recognized by ...
One of the types of “interim relief” (remedies available to you) during the pendency of your divorce is that of exclusive possession of the marital residence. The relevant Pennsylvania section of the divorce code states as follows: “[t]he court may ...

Estate Planning/Administration

PA Supreme Court rules that a plenary guardian lacks the authority to refuse “life-preserving” medical treatment on behalf of a life-long incapacitated person where the person is neither suffering from an end-stage medical condition nor is ...

Family Law

Social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook and MySpace are increasingly making their way into the courtroom in all types of criminal and civil court actions. As a criminal defense and family law attorney, my job is to make sure that my clients do ...

Tax Law

Are you in need of some tax preparation assistance? Call a dedicated tax law professional to prepare your annual tax return with the expertise you have come to expect from the law firm of Scaringi and Scaringi! Our experienced tax attorney has ...

Miscellaneous Articles

Between 1940 and 1990, Pennsylvania had a total of only four area codes (412, 814, 717, and 215). Today, Pennsylvania has 10 active area codes (215, 610, 267, 484, 717, 570, 412, 724, 878, and 814), and two of these are now close to exhaustion. The ...

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