August 2017 Firm E-Newsletter


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Understanding Trusts

Understanding Trusts as a Tool in Estate Planning in Pennsylvania
Often confused with wills, trusts are a frequently misunderstood tool for estate planning. Though trusts and wills are often connected within an estate and have some abilities in common, they are two different legal documents. Read More...
Admin of Will

Roles and Responsibilities of the Administrator of a Will in Pennsylvania
If you have been entrusted with the responsibility of administering the estate of a recently deceased family member or friend, it is helpful to know in advance the range of duties that will be expected of you. Administering a will as the estate's executor can take upwards of six months, or even years, and will require equal measures of patience and methodology. Read More...
Refusing Testing

Refusing to Submit to Chemical Testing in a DUI Case
Being involved in the criminal justice system in any way is never an ideal situation. However, Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is one of the most common criminal charges that people face. Therefore, if you do find yourself involved in the criminal justice system as a result of being charged with DUI, it is important to be aware of the consequences of your actions and your inactions during your interaction with the police. Read More...
PA Medical Marijuana

Growers and Processors Permits Under the Medical Marijuana Act
The Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act, enacted on April 17, 2016, establishes a comprehensive licensing and regulatory framework for the growing, processing, testing, distributing, transporting, securing, and dispensing medical marijuana products throughout Pennsylvania. With the advent of the new legislation compounded by the stigma of an already controversial issue, municipalities are faced with a myriad of land use and security issues associated with these facilities. Read More...
Featured Practice Area - Commercial Real Estate and Business Transactions
Starting a business is a major undertaking. Once you've opened your doors, the hard work has only just begun. New business owners need to hire employees, market their product or services, keep their shop clean and attractive to customers, and, with many businesses, perform no small amount of physical labor. It is a tiring and arduous road, but one that can leave you brimming with pride as commercial endeavors blossom into long-term financial success. Knowing the ins and outs of your own business is just one part of the equation for success. All businesses, large and small, must take into account many complex legal matters. Read More...
Highlights from Raffaele Puppio
Best LawyersRaffaele Puppio Partner Recognized Among 'Best Lawyers in America'
Michael A. Raffaele has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, one of the legal profession's oldest and most respected peer-review publications. Michael has been named among the 'Best Lawyers in America' for 10 years and has been named among PA Super Lawyers. Read More...

Top Lawyers 2017Raffaele Puppio Senior Associate Named Among Delaware County's Top Business Lawyers
Main Line Today has named Ernie Angelos among the Main Line's "Top Lawyers 2017" in its Reader Choice survey. He has previously been honored by the publication for litigation. Ernie focuses his practice on municipal and educational law, business litigation, real property, contracts and tax assessment appeals. Read More...

SereniRaffaele Puppio's Goham Acts as Faculty at National Special Education Law Symposium
Gabrielle Goham, who also spoke at the symposium in 2016, was one of just eight Pennsylvania attorneys to speak at the sold-out event. The one-week symposium focused on a practical analysis of legislation, regulations and court decisions relating to the education of students with disabilities. Read More...

Alexandra JunkinRaffaele Puppio Welcomes New Delaware County Family Attorney
Alexandra H. Junkin joined the firm as an associate after completing an internship with firm partner, experienced Delaware County divorce attorney Kathleen A. Piperno. Alexandra focuses her practice on family law, representing clients in matters including divorce, child custody, child and spousal support, and protection from abuse. Read More...

Top Attorneys for 2017Raffaele Puppio Lawyers Named 'Top Attorneys' for 2017 by Suburban Life Magazine
Raffaele Puppio co-founder and managing partner Michael A. Raffaele, partner Kathleen A. Piperno, and family law attorney Robyn E. Musi have been named among the "Top Attorneys" for 2017 by Suburban Life magazine in the practice area of divorce and family law. Read More...
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