Nov
20
2018

Attorney Todd J. Ciancarelli joins The Mazza Law Group

The Mazza Law Group is pleased to announce the addition of Attorney Todd J. Ciancarelli to the firm. Todd joins the firm after graduating from Penn State Law, during which time he worked as the firm’s legal intern. As a legal intern, Todd worked closely with the other attorneys at the firm on a wide […]

  • By: Joseph Swartz
  • Filed Under: Blog
Nov
08
2018

Employment Law Updates

U.S. Courts have reached some interesting decisions relating to employment law. Recently, the following cases have been reported. THE HELPFUL PERSONNEL OFFICE The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a human resources representative engaged in protected activity under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 when she referred a coworker who […]

Oct
25
2018

PA Legislature ending license suspension for drug charges & underage drinking?

Pennsylvania Legislature considering end to driver’s license suspension for drug charges and underage drinking- related offenses. In Pennsylvania, several summary and criminal charges have carried a significant collateral consequence- a driver’s license suspension.   For example, an individual convicted of underage drinking currently receives a license suspension (90 days for a first offense, one year for […]

Sep
17
2018

CHILD SUPPORT FOR PARENTS WITH HIGH INCOME

Child support in Pennsylvania is calculated based primarily on the number of children and the net incomes of the parents.  The general child support rule, located at Pennsylvania Rule of Civil Procedure (R.C.P.) 1910 provides that the parents’ combined monthly net income shall be used to determine the basic child support amount, calculated accordance with […]

Sep
07
2018

BACK TO SCHOOL:  CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

It’s back to school time!  Now is the best time to meet with the teachers and administrators to make sure they know you and the importance of your interest in your child’s education and disabilities. The father and the mother have a right to communicate with school representatives to keep updated with their child’s progress, […]

Aug
10
2018

Student Visas, Immigration and Avoiding Unlawful Presence in the United States

The new academic year is upon us, and for many international students, it is important to remain up to date on all law and policies involving their student visas. There is a new policy memorandum from USCIS regarding unlawful presence in the United States in the event of failure to maintain student status, or an […]