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Past Legal Briefs

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2014

June 3, 2014 - Car Buying

May 6, 2014 - Bullying

April 15, 2014 - Talking To A Lawyer

April 4, 2014 - Pet Law: Your Rights and Responsibilities

March 4, 2014 - Underage Drinking

February 4, 2014 - Divorce

January 7, 2014 - Starting the New Year Off on the Right Foot (Legally)


2013

December 3, 2013 - Holiday Shopping 2013

November 5, 2013 - Election Day Tips

October 8, 2013 - 5 Legal Do’s and Don’ts To Make Life Easier

September 3, 2013 - Can I sue my college?: Legal Questions from College Students

June 7, 2013 - Estate Planning – Your On-Line Assets

May 7, 2013 - Estate Planning

April 2, 2013 - Talking To A Lawyer

March 5, 2013 - Home Repair Problems and Scams

January 1, 2013 - Starting the new year off on the right foot (legally)


2012

December 4, 2012 - Holiday Shopping 2012

November 6, 2012 - Election Day Tips

October 2, 2012 - Protection From Abuse orders

September 4, 2012 - Your Voting Rights

August 14, 2012 - Gun Laws and Acts/Threats of Violence

July 24, 2012 - Student loans: Managing Your Debt and How New Laws May Affect You

June 5, 2012 - Laws of Summer

April 3, 2012 - Mental Health

March 6, 2012 - Home Repair Problems and Scams

February 7, 2012 - Know your rights in debt collection

January 3, 2012 - Starting the new year off on the right foot (legally)


2011

December 6, 2011 - Hot topics in the news

November 1, 2011 - Elder Law

October 5, 2011 - Collaborative law

July 5, 2011 - Misconceptions In criminal law

June 7, 2011 - You’re eighteen and a graduate – now know the law

May 3, 2011 - Big purchases and big problems

April 11, 2011 - Talking to a lawyer

March 1, 2011 - Collaborative law

February 8, 2011 - Estate planning 101

January 4, 2011 - Problems with hiring a lawyer


2010

December 7, 2010 - Holiday shopping

November 2, 2010 - Teens and technology

October 5, 2010 - Employment law issues for women


2009

April 21, 2009 - Hiring a lawyer

March 24, 2009 - Pitfalls in estate planning

March 10, 2009 - Facing foreclosure

February 27, 2009 - I’ve lost my job. Now what?

January 27, 2009 - Consumers’ rights – what to do when a business closes

January 6, 2009 - Starting the new year off on the right foot (legally)


2008

December 23, 2008 - Consumer law

December 9, 2008 - Elder law

November 25, 2008 - Troubled kids

November 11, 2008 - Veterans benefits

October 28, 2008 - Your voting rights

October 14, 2008 - Conflict resolution and mediation

September 9, 2008 - Now that you’re 18

August 19, 2008 - Starting a business

July 15, 2008 - Personal injury cases

June 17, 2008 - Home repair problems and scams

May 20, 2008 - Know your rights in debt collection

April 15, 2008 - Landlord/tenant law

March 12, 2008 - Living with a criminal record

February 19, 2008 - Grandparents' rights


2007

November 20, 2007 - Tainted food and toxic toys

November 6, 2007 - Elder law

October 23, 2007 - Starting a business

October 9, 2007 - The Internet: what you need to know and where you stand legally

September 25, 2007 - Your civil rights

September 11, 2007 - Privacy / HIPAA issues

August 28, 2007 - School law

August 14, 2007 - Municipal law

July 31, 2007 - Custody and visitation

July 16, 2007 - Marriage and divorce law

July 3, 2007 - Drivers' licenses and vehicle code law

June 19, 2007 - Summertime liability issues

June 5, 2007 - What you need to know about personal injury cases

May 22, 2007 - What is a power of attorney, and how does it work? | video

May 8, 2007 - Your pets and the law | video


2006

November 7, 2006 - Employment law

October 24, 2006 - Elder law

October 10, 2006 - End of life planning

September 26, 2006 - Divorce and custody

September 12, 2006 - How do you know when it’s time to get help in a personal injury case?

August 1, 2006 - Things you should know before signing a contract

July 18, 2006 - How to find and hire an attorney

July 4, 2006 - What is the Allegheny County Bar Association, and what type of legal information is available?