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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?

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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

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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

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What is a Living Trust and Why you need One

Posted by: Ila Awasthi, 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

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Questions to Ask a Probate Attorney

Posted by: Ila Awasthi, 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

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

Posted by: Ila Awasthi, 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.

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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

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How to Start Preparing for a Divorce

Posted by: Ila Awasthi, 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

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Difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Posted by: Ila Awasthi, 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

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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.

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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Questions to Ask before you Book a DUI Attorney

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

If you’ve been charged with a DUI, you may be facing loss of your driver’s license, fines, Drug & Alcohol Education classes, community service or jail time. An experienced criminal defense attorney who is well-versed in Pennsylvania DUI law will protect your rights and guide you through the process. The following tips and questions can … Continue reading Questions to Ask before you Book a DUI Attorney

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12 Questions to Ask a Divorce Attorney

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

Divorce is sometimes an arduous and painful process that can have a significant impact on individuals and families. Each state has different procedures you and your attorney must follow to file for divorce, so it is essential to engage the counsel of an experienced divorce attorney who is familiar with current family law, rules and … Continue reading 12 Questions to Ask a Divorce Attorney

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How Long Does it take to get a Legal Separation

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

Trying to understand the process of separation and divorce can be confusing and overwhelming.  During a time that may be emotionally taxing and stressful, having a competent and experienced family law attorney who specializes in divorce law in your corner can make the process less complicated for you and your family. How does legal separation work? Technically, … Continue reading How Long Does it take to get a Legal Separation

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Succession Planning: How to Successfully Transition a Family Owned Business

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: June 15, 2017

  Family businesses play a substantial role in the American economy and culture. According to the Harvard Business Review, private and publicly held family-owned businesses are responsible for 60 percent of total U.S. employment, and generate 78 percent of all new jobs. Nearly 35 percent of Fortune 500 companies are family-owned. Although family businesses account … Continue reading Succession Planning: How to Successfully Transition a Family Owned Business

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You just Created a Will. Why is it Not enough!

Posted by: Vincent Carosella, Published on: May 15, 2017

You may think that a will is sufficient for your loved ones to easily settle your affairs after you’re gone, but this is not always the case. There are some additional steps you need to take that will make the end of your life easier for your family and reduce stress and conflict. Why a Will is … Continue reading You just Created a Will. Why is it Not enough!

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Transfering Ownership of your Business – What are Your Options?

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

Are you ready to retire and travel the world, or have your children take over the family business? There are many reasons that people decide to transfer ownership of their business. A trusted advisor can help you decide which option is the best for you and ensure that the transfer is smooth sailing.     Where … Continue reading Transfering Ownership of your Business – What are Your Options?

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