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  • People who are dealing with debts that are beyond their ability to repay frequently turn to bankruptcy as a way to get relief. If you are facing this type of financial hardship, you need to know that filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy is not a magic eraser that wipes the slate entirely clean: though it may eliminate some of your financial obligations, others will remain, and discharging others may require that you give up important assets including your home or your car. The first step in understanding how your situation will and will not be impacted by …Read More ➡

  • The state of Pennsylvania offers married couples who wish to end their union two different options for no fault divorce. One is called a mutual consent divorce, which can be accomplished in 90 days if both parties agree and file an Affidavit demonstrating their consent. Alternatively, if this type of mutual cooperation is not available, there has always been the opportunity to simply sign an Affidavit stating that the two spouses have lived separately from one another, and that this separation has lasted for a period of two years. Though this has always been considered a relatively simple process, there …Read More ➡

  • Financial difficulties are one of the most stressful experiences that we can go through, and when things have gotten bad enough that you’re thinking about filing for bankruptcy, it probably feels like you simply can’t make one more decision. Though filing for bankruptcy can offer you the ability to make a fresh start, it is important that you take the time to consider which type of bankruptcy filing offers you the best outcomes. There is a significant difference between filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Reinherz Law is a PA bankruptcy lawyer that can help. …Read More ➡

  • Going through a divorce is a lonely, stressful experience, and the holidays can really exacerbate the challenge. Events that you once thought of as positive – and maybe even looked forward to – become minefields of awkwardness, discomfort, and even sadness for any number of reasons, including financial stress, feeling betrayed, having to spend important days without your children, or just being frustrated by the process of negotiating the terms of a divorce.  Future holiday celebrations will undoubtedly be easier, but that provides little immediate consolation. What can help is these tips on getting through the next month. At Reinherz …Read More ➡

  • U.S. citizenship is a dream and goal for many, and achieving that goal is both a responsibility and a privilege. There are a number of different ways to become a citizen, and choosing the right course has much to do with what your particular circumstances are. At Reinherz Law, we are here to assist and provide legal counsel to those who are interested in becoming U.S. citizens, in getting their green card, and in many other areas of immigration law. If you are a permanent resident of the United States and would like to become a naturalized U.S. citizen, the …Read More ➡

  • When parents decide to dissolve their marriage, it means that they eliminate each other’s place in their lives and in their homes, but it does not eliminate their responsibilities to their children. A large amount of the attention and energy that goes into the legal process of divorce is dedicated to time spent with children and the financial support that each parent is to provide for them.  Unfortunately, this process is often antagonistic. Many times a parent may have a difficult time seeing that required child support payments are being provided for the care and safety of their kids. Though …Read More ➡

  • Wage garnishment is one of those things that most people have never heard of or had to give any thought to. But if you are involved in and owe any kind of debt — whether as a result of owing child support to an ex-spouse or the parent of your child, back taxes, or any other kind of court judgment — then it may be an issue with which you need to familiarize yourself. The attorneys at Reinherz Law are here to assist you when you have been advised that you are facing a wage garnishment, and to make sure …Read More ➡

  • There are many circumstances that can precede being pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence. Maybe you were out to dinner and lost track of how many drinks you had. Maybe you were celebrating with friends at a bar or party. Whatever the situation, once you see those flashing lights in your rear view mirror or the sobriety check ahead of you, you know that you’re in big trouble. Everybody knows that being charged with driving under the influence needs to be taken extremely seriously, but most people have no idea what to do. If you need to …Read More ➡

  • The United States immigration system has many different facets, and the process that needs to be followed is based upon what you are trying to achieve. If you are looking to obtain permanent resident status — also known as having your Green Card — there are several different ways that you can accomplish this, including through a family connection, through a job, or by applying for and being granted refugee or asylee status. The steps that need to be taken also depend upon whether you are applying from inside the United States or outside of the country. Once a person …Read More ➡

  • Many people who are struggling with debt wonder whether they would be better off working with a debt consolidation firm rather than filing for bankruptcy. There are advantages and disadvantages to both options, and it is important that you have a good understanding of each program and its long-term impact before you make any decision. When you consolidate your debt, it does give you the advantage of protecting your credit rating and simplifying your bill payment down into a single payment. You do not have to worry about anybody in your community or a future employer discovering a bankruptcy filing …Read More ➡