Month: March 2018

Steps to Contesting a Traffic Ticket

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: March 30, 2018

You may think a traffic ticket is merely a costly inconvenience, but some traffic violations can have substantial consequences. Being charged with a DUI, leaving the scene of an accident and other serious traffic violations can lead to a revoked or suspended license, costly fines and even jail time. Seeking the counsel of experienced lawyers … Continue reading Steps to Contesting a Traffic Ticket

Read more

This Is Why Bankruptcy May Not Be Your Best Option

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: March 19, 2018

The stress that comes with being buried in debt can be overwhelming, and many people facing high credit card balances, possible foreclosure and repossession of other assets believe that bankruptcy is their only option to repair their credit problems. In many cases, this is simply not true.   Unsecured debts such as credit card balances … Continue reading This Is Why Bankruptcy May Not Be Your Best Option

Read more

7 Common Misconceptions About FSBO

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: March 7, 2018

The number of Americans who are choosing to sell their homes by owner (FSBO) is rising. There are quite a few misconceptions about FSBO, and having a good understanding of what the selling process entails can alleviate stress and make it seem much less daunting.   1. You Need a Realtor to Accurately Price Your … Continue reading 7 Common Misconceptions About FSBO

Read more

How to Defend Against False Accusations of Domestic Violence

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: February 28, 2018

Being falsely accused of domestic violence can affect many different aspects of your life, including your employment, personal reputation, financial security, custody of your children and freedom. If you are facing allegations of domestic violence from a spouse, child, partner or other family member, having experienced criminal lawyers in your corner can help you prove … Continue reading How to Defend Against False Accusations of Domestic Violence

Read more

Full Financial Disclosure in a Divorce. What does it mean?

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: February 16, 2018

A key element at the start of any divorce proceeding, full financial disclosure is an accounting of each spouse’s assets, debts, income and expenses. Pennsylvania has specific procedures that must be followed for full financial disclosure so that each party has comprehensive knowledge of the other’s financial circumstances in a divorce.       Why … Continue reading Full Financial Disclosure in a Divorce. What does it mean?

Read more

Prepare your Business for the next Stage. Create a Succession Plan Now.

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: February 5, 2018

Many business owners do not realize that business succession planning is a vital element that should be included in the estate planning process. Not only does it protect your family’s interests if you pass away, it can help your business continue to grow and thrive after you retire or if you become incapacitated.   Drafting … Continue reading Prepare your Business for the next Stage. Create a Succession Plan Now.

Read more

What happens after a Felony Conviction?

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: January 28, 2018

  From doing to time in prison time to paying costly fines, a felony conviction can have damaging consequences. Having an experienced criminal defense attorney in your corner is essential to protect your rights and help you work toward the best possible outcome in your case.       The most common types of crimes … Continue reading What happens after a Felony Conviction?

Read more

What to Look for in a Criminal Defense Lawyer

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: January 2, 2018

Being charged with a crime can have grave long-term repercussions for you and your family. Finding an experienced criminal defense attorney who will best fit your needs and fight for your rights can make all the difference when it comes to winning or losing a criminal case. To ensure you obtain the best legal representation … Continue reading What to Look for in a Criminal Defense Lawyer

Read more

Do you Need a Probate lawyer? Probate made Easy

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: December 18, 2017

In Pennsylvania, you are not required to hire a lawyer for probate, but the process can be complex and time-consuming. To ensure all your legal bases are covered and required petitions and forms are filed in a timely manner, seeking the counsel of experienced probate and estate lawyers can be extremely helpful. There are a … Continue reading Do you Need a Probate lawyer? Probate made Easy

Read more

What is a Living Trust and Why you need One

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: December 8, 2017

Many people believe that estate planning only involves creating a Will to ensure your wishes are carried out upon your passing. Although a Will is an essential part of the process, there are many other things to consider when you are thinking about the legacy you want to leave behind. There are different types of … Continue reading What is a Living Trust and Why you need One

Read more

Questions to Ask a Probate Attorney

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: November 28, 2017

Dealing with the death of a loved one can be an overwhelming experience, especially if you are responsible for handling his or her estate. You may have questions about what is involved, whether the estate will go through probate and a multitude of other issues. What is Probate? Most estates in Pennsylvania must go through … Continue reading Questions to Ask a Probate Attorney

Read more

Bankruptcy 101: What is Bankruptcy, Types of Bankcuptcy and How to File One.

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: November 19, 2017

Filing bankruptcy can help you reduce or eliminate debt, halt actions that creditors have taken against you and allow you to get your finances back on track. There are several different types of bankruptcy, and a skilled attorney can guide you on the most effective path to achieving a beneficial outcome for your financial situation. … Continue reading Bankruptcy 101: What is Bankruptcy, Types of Bankcuptcy and How to File One.

Read more

Your Trusted Advisers for all Small Business Legal Matters

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: October 30, 2017

Having an attorney you can rely on is essential for open communication and to build trust. From business succession planning to intellectual property law, the skilled attorneys at Carosella & Associates have extensive experience in many facets of business law, and our business lawyers will work hard to protect your interests and help your small … Continue reading Your Trusted Advisers for all Small Business Legal Matters

Read more

How to Start Preparing for a Divorce

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: October 17, 2017

Going through a divorce can be an overwhelming and complex process. If you are considering divorce, there are steps you can take ahead of time that can make the process less stressful and help you stay organized and focused.     Manage Your Finances It is important to start putting money aside so you can … Continue reading How to Start Preparing for a Divorce

Read more

Difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: October 6, 2017

If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, you may feel overwhelmed and unsure about where to begin. Struggling with debt can make it seem like you are powerless, but it is possible to take that weight off your shoulders and achieve your financial goals.   One of the aims of bankruptcy is to wipe out … Continue reading Difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Read more

What can Lawyers do to Help Victims of Domestic Violence? A lot.

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: September 19, 2017

Victims of domestic violence often feel helpless, trapped and alone. They may stay with an abuser due to of a lack of resources, issues of custody or fear of retribution if they leave. Enlisting the counsel of an experienced attorney who knows the ins and outs of the court system can help you break the … Continue reading What can Lawyers do to Help Victims of Domestic Violence? A lot.

Read more

You Just received a Traffic Ticket. Now What?

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: September 7, 2017

Although a speeding ticket or other traffic violation may seem harmless, they can result in costly fines, points on your driving record, higher insurance premiums and  suspension or loss of your driver’s license. A criminal defense attorney who is well-versed in Pennsylvania traffic laws can advise you on the best course of action to take, and … Continue reading You Just received a Traffic Ticket. Now What?

Read more

Why it Makes Sense to Pay for an Attorney even if You are Entitled to a Public Defender

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: August 30, 2017

  When facing criminal charges, there are many important decisions you will need to make regarding the charges that have been filed against you. Hiring a skilled private criminal defense attorney can alleviate stress and lead to a more positive outcome for your case.   What is a Public Defender? A public defender is an attorney … Continue reading Why it Makes Sense to Pay for an Attorney even if You are Entitled to a Public Defender

Read more

How to Make Sure your Bankruptcy Lawyer is Looking Out for Your Best Interest

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: August 28, 2017

When you feel like you’re drowning in debt you may be vulnerable and looking for a quick way to resolve your financial issues. Enlisting the counsel of an experienced bankruptcy lawyer can help you sort it out. Finding the right attorney for you and your situation is vital to understanding which type of bankruptcy you … Continue reading How to Make Sure your Bankruptcy Lawyer is Looking Out for Your Best Interest

Read more

How to file for a Divorce in PA

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: August 14, 2017

Divorce can be a complicated and difficult process, and many people don’t know where to begin. A supportive, experienced and understanding divorce lawyer can advise you on what to expect and help you take the first steps to file for divorce.       How to File   To file for divorce in Pennsylvania, you or your … Continue reading How to file for a Divorce in PA

Read more

Testimonials

“Phil handled my expungement process and did a fabulous job. Additionally, when I contacted him years later because I needed documents from my case, he was extremely helpful. Highly recommend!!!”

Miles D July 15, 2017

Contact Us

Contact us for a complimentary in-office consultation for up to a half hour

captcha

Logos

Clients slider

Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial