Bucks County Commissioners voted to move forward with plans to build a new justice center. By a two-to-one vote, the commissioners, somewhat reluctantly, awarded six contracts totaling $84 million for the construction of the 285,000 square foot courthouse.
Getting a divorce can be brutal, but at the end of the day the breakup is legally finalized and both parties can go their separate ways. That's not the case for couples who live together, but never married. The rules applied in a divorce don't exist for cohabiting couples, and problems can develop. That is why if you are in a committed relationship and living with someone, it may be wise to consider having a cohabitation agreement.
Pennsylvanians now have the freedom to swear without fear of retribution - at least from the Pennsylvania State Police. For years, the Pennsylvania State Police have followed a policy of issuing disorderly conduct citations when citizens have used profanity in front of them. The State Police issued 770 disorderly conduct tickets for swearing in 2008 and 2009 alone, according to attorney Mary Catherine Roper of the American Civil Liberties Union.