In response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, businesses and schools have been closed, and public social activities have come to an unanticipated, screeching halt. The government has imposed unprecedented restrictions on our movements, including a mandatory social distance between individuals and anyone other than their spouses and immediate family. Couples have been hanging out Read More

In light of Governor Wolf’s Order dated March 19, 2020, the Mazza Law Group will close the office’s physical location and implement services from remote locations. We will be available by phone or email and are prepared to continue to meet the legal obligations of our clients. If you need to consult with a Read More

If you struggled through the stress of the holidays while preparing yourself for a divorce in 2020, you are not alone.  Many couples choose to stick it out even when they are not getting along, waiting for a new year and a fresh start. Here are some suggested New Year’s Resolutions to help you Read More

It’s that time of year again, when children head back to school.  For parents without adequate custody orders, it may also be time to head back to court.  With some advance planning for school and guidance from a lawyer about your legal responsibilities, it is possible to make the grade as A+ parents with Read More

Firearm Rights Restoration- Federal Government Now Acknowledges Relief Issued in Pennsylvania Courts for Mental Health Commitments On July 1, 2019, the ATF granted the Certification of Qualifying Relief from Disabilities filed by the Pennsylvania State Police.  This decision means that those granted relief in Pennsylvania Courts from firearm prohibitions arising from prior mental health Read More

Immigration and Naturalization Update: Those who use Medical Marijuana work in the “Legal” Marijuana industry are not of Good Moral Character, may be denied Citizenship One of the requirements for a Lawful Permanent Resident (green card holder) to become a US Citizen is to prove that they are of good moral character (GMC). On Read More

Parental Alienation, sometimes known as Hostile Aggressive Parenting, is behavior by a parent which could cause alienation in the relationship between a child and the other parent. Parental Alienation occurs most often in divorce and custody disputes, where a child may be turned against a parent by a series of actions or statements by Read More

Do you have rights to a paper street that would entitle you to ownership of an adjoining property and not even realize it? With the rise to prominence of subdivisions in developing areas, such as State College, comes a plethora of unique legal issues. In particular, the law has been asked to deal with Read More

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 Read More

Obtaining a license to use medical marijuana prevents an individual from lawfully possessing a firearm. This can come as a shock to residents of Pennsylvania- which has recently enacted legislation permitting the possession and use of medical marijuana for serious medical conditions. However, the federal government has not legalized marijuana in any form, and Read More