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Out of the Blue: So The Police Want to Talk to You; The Police Interview

You're just going about your normal, everyday business. Maybe it's taking out the trash, mowing the lawn or getting the kids off to school. Then, suddenly, the police show up at your home, ...
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Pennsylvania Extradition - What to expect when you're arrested on a Pennsylvania warrant out-of-state.

Pennsylvania extradition? If you or someone you know has been arrested in a state outside of Pennsylvania for charges filed by a Pennsylvania law enforcement agency, it can be frustrating and scary. ...
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Home sales are up

Leave the "doom and gloom" to the politicians - the housing market in the Harrisburg region is alive and well and even thriving. All signs point to market optimism and consumer confidence ...
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YOUR LIFE IS AN OPEN BOOK - "FACE" BOOK THAT IS.

Watch what you post! In a recent Chambersburg Civil Case, the Court of Common Pleas allowed a party to force an opponent to disclose a Plaintiff’s Facebook username and password. The court said ...
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Afraid of getting a DUI? Yes, there's an app for that. (Kind of BUT NOT REALLY)

CONSIDER THIS A WARNING: There’s a new smartphone app out there that claims to approximate an intoxicated person’s blood alcohol content by scanning the user’s eyes to detect and ...
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Changes in Pennsylvania law require children to register as sex offenders

For the first time in Pennsylvania, juveniles adjudicated of specified sex offenses will have to register with the Pennsylvania State Police sex offender registry, commonly known as the Megan’s ...
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How many arrests at DMB concert at Hershey?

Dave Matthews band played in Hershey on Friday night. In the past, there have been hundreds of arrests for drugs and other criminal charges. I have not seen any arrest statistics for this weekend, but ...
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Am I eligible for the ARD Program?

Whether an individual is eligible for ARD is almost completely at the discretion of the District Attorney. The District Attorney makes eligibility recommendations to the court concerning each case. ...
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If you are injured in an accident in Pennsylvania, be sure you get what you deserve.

When an automobile accident occurs, the insurance companies want it to settle fast. Many times, people receive far less than they should have received EVEN after a lawyer takes his/her fee. A free ...
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A common question we get: "So, I got a DUI in Chambersburg or Harrisburg or Carlisle....What is ARD?"

ARD stands for Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition. State law requires every Pennsylvania County to have an ARD program for people accused of DUI. In addition, most counties will also offer ARD to ...
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Can Police Search Closed Containers in a Car?

The Fourth Amendment protects drivers from unreasonable searches and seizures. When police ask for permission to search, and you give it to them, then consented to a search of the whole car! You do ...
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Faulty Background Checks Harming Job Seekers

According to a recent report, there are thousands of job seekers throughout the U.S. who are missing out on opportunities because of inaccurate background check information used by hiring companies. ...
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Growing number of older adults face housing crunch

A new report released today from the Center for Housing Policy finds a growing population boom will worsen the nation’s housing affordability challenges. The over 65 population is expected to ...
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Jury selection continues for man accused of killing Jennifer Hudson's relatives

In most cases, jury selection is a process of de-selection rather than selection. In our system of justice, we do not truly pick who we want on the jury. Rather, we look to a pool of prospective ...
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Realtor ® or Attorney?

If you are contemplating or even in the midst of selling or buying a home, this question will, sooner rather than later, pop up for consideration. So, which is it? My answer is always the same: both. ...
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CDL holder facing DUI charge

If you find yourself in the unenviable position of being a CDL holder facing DUI charge, you need an experienced attorney who is well versed in DUI law. The consequence of this charge on your CDL is ...
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HARRISBURG is preparing for Saint Patrick's Day!

FOX 43 reported this week that "Restaurant Row is preparing for Saint Patrick's Day which will surely bring thousands of people down to the area. And with a recent string of violence, ...
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