Changes to Power of Attorney Law

On July 2, 2014, the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania enacted Act 95 which amends Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes. Act 95, amongst other modifications, provides for the form of power of attorney, for the implementation of the power of attorney and […]

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New Jersey Alimony Laws

Divorce lawyers at the Philadelphia law firm, Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP, serve clients in the Philadelphia metropolitan area and in the state of New Jersey. In recent months, the state of New Jersey enacted significant changes to their alimony laws. Prior to the enactment of the changes, New […]

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Is Mediation right for you?

As discussed in our other article, Mediation and Family Law: Advice from Our Lawyers in Philadelphia, mediation is a process whereby a third party facilitates a conversation between you and your spouse to aid you in reaching a resolution. Taking the court route can be an expensive endeavor, making mediation […]

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Personal Injury Lawyers in Philadelphia Astor, Weiss, Kaplan & Mandel Help Clients in Bus Crash Case Settle for $5.7 Million

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – December 23, 2014 – Philadelphia-based law firm Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel made significant progress in their Hill v BBC Liberty bus crash case, where a dozen bus passengers received a $4.3 million settlement against multiple defendants. This is in addition to the settlement of $1.4 million […]

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