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March 2012 Archives

Own a Business? What to do if Filing for Divorce

The decision to get divorced can be extremely difficult for people who have built their lives together. Finally making that first step toward starting a new life can be emotionally draining, and can leave a person unsure of what comes next. No matter how tempting it is to just get the divorce over with, the decisions you make during this period will be difficult to reverse.

1 dead, more than 20 injured when bus, truck collide

A collision near Rockwood, Pennsylvania, has left one person dead and more than 20 injured. According to reports, a school bus carrying at least 23 people -- mostly students -- and a tractor-trailer were involved in the crash. The truck accident killed the truck driver.

Philadelphia Offers New Program for Nonviolent Drug Offenders

The war on drugs has resulted in countless numbers of people having to spend significant periods of time in prisons across the country. This comes at a very high cost, both financially and socially. States are forced to spend money they do not have on incarceration, and offenders are denied opportunities to change their lives. Reoffending is a major problem, which can trap many people into the system.

Texting and driving is now illegal in Pennsylvania

A new law passed in Pennsylvania to ban texting while driving is beginning to take effect. Advocates for the anti-texting statute are hoping that it will help diminish the number of accidents caused by distracted driving that occur each year. In 2010, approximately 14,000 car accidents in Pennsylvania were attributed to distracted driving; 68 people died in those crashes.

Bath Salt Drug Crimes Becoming Major Concern in Pennsylvania

A new type of drug is receiving the attention of law enforcement agencies throughout Pennsylvania. Commonly referred to as "bath salts", these drugs are actually synthetic creations designed to mimic the effects of other drugs, such as marijuana. These synthetic drugs are sold in stores and online, and have become very popular nationwide.

Extra Pennsylvania DUI Enforcement for St. Patrick's Day

Philadelphia holds its St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday, March 11. Many people will head to the city to enjoy a day filled with events highlighting the Irish. The parade is a long-standing tradition in the city, and it is highly anticipated each year. It is even televised, in case people are unable to make it down to the city to watch in person.

NTSB begins investigation into deadly school bus crash

An accident involving a school bus and a dump truck that happened not too far from Philadelphia may have Pennsylvania parents worrying about the safety of their children. The truck accident occurred earlier this month, when 25 children were being transported on the bus.

Prescription Drug Crimes Beginning to Increase

When most hear the words "drug crime", their first reaction is to think of street drugs like cocaine, marijuana or heroin. While these drugs certainly result in many arrests by law enforcement, prescription drug crimes are a major problem in Pennsylvania.

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    Attorney Amy R. Stern, a partner at the Lansdale law firm of Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford, P.C, is co-presenting a seminar entitled Divorce 101 along with Marc Silverman, Senior Loan Officer of GMH Mortgage Services.Read more...

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Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford has been a member of the local Penn Suburban Chamber of Commerce (previously known as North Penn Suburban Chamber of Commerce) for more than 25 years.

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