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Pennsylvania Courts Ill-Prepared For Wave Of Bankruptcies

Pennsylvania Courts Are Not Prepared For The Wave Of Bankruptcies That Will Result From The Coronavirus It is no secret that the coronavirus outbreak has crippled Pennsylvania’s economy. Unemployment in the state is sky-high and businesses that were doing well before the outbreak have suddenly found themselves in the red. One of the many consequences …

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Establishing Negligence To Prove At-Fault In A Personal Injury Case

Establishing Negligence In A Pennsylvania Personal Injury Case Can Be Complicated For Pennsylvanians looking to file a personal injury claim against a business, the first question is often, “How do I establish negligence against the at-fault party?” The answer is that an experienced attorney at Siddons Law can help you establish negligence and recover the …

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Delaware County Property Assessments: 9 Things You Should Know

By now many of you have received notices regarding an increase in your property values in Delaware County based on a reassessment done by a company called Tyler Technologies. As a resident of Delaware county I received the same thing.

This property value is directly linked to how much you will pay in county, municipal and school taxes in the year 2021 and beyond. But this assessment was done PRIOR to the COVID-19 Pandemic, which means that your property value could be inflated. This would mean you pay more in taxes than you should.

What To Know If Coronavirus Has You Considering Bankruptcy

7 points About Bankruptcy During The Coronavirus Pandemic

With the coronavirus pandemic taking place at the moment, a lot of people feel lost on what they should be doing currently. This is because they don’t know when they will be back to work, they don’t know when things will open back up, where they will be getting their next money from, and so much more. With all of these worries being real problems Americans are dealing with daily, a lot of people may need to consider bankruptcy as their only option.

Debt Consolidation In Media, PA During Coronavirus Pandemic

Debt Consolidation in Media, PA During Coronavirus Pandemic

The American economy has taken a striking blow due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The shutdown of business across numerous industries has been felt across the spectrum.  Unemployment rates are reaching astronomical highs with over 30 million Americans having to register for unemployment compensation within the past few weeks alone.  With financial devastation at such alarming …

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Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (SBRA) seeks to make bankruptcy more affordable for small business

The Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (the “SBRA”), enacts a new Subchapter V (Sub V) of Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. The SBRA seeks to address problems encountered by small business debtors in reorganizing under the provisions of the United States Bankruptcy Code.  The existence of two sets of provisions in Chapter 11 …

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How the CARES Act Impacts Bankruptcy Filers

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government passed the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act” (aka the “CARES Act”) into law with provisions to provide financially distressed consumers and small businesses greater access to bankruptcy relief.  Key provisions within the CARES Act • Amending the definition of “income” in the Bankruptcy Code for …

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