Clean Your Criminal Record

Expunging Your Record What is a “Criminal Record”? You have a criminal record the moment you are charged with summary offense (minor infraction), misdemeanor, or felony, regardless of whether you are convicted.  A criminal record is something the public can see.     Pittsburgh Lawyers Contact our Pittsburgh law firm…

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Compulsory Arbitration in PA

What is Compulsory Arbitration? When the Plaintiff files suit in court (not small claims court) and is seeking an amount within “arbitration limits” (which are $35,000 in Allegheny County for example, exclusive of interest) the matter first goes to compulsory arbitration.     Who Sits on the Arbitration Panel? The…

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Small Claims Court

What is “Small Claims Court?” A claim may be filed with a Magisterial District Judge (MDJ), formerly known as a district justice, where the amount at issue is $12,000 or less, exclusive of interest and filing fees. This is a form of civil litigation through the state court system. Small…

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PITTSBURGH NON-COMPETE LAWYERS

Pittsburgh Non-Compete Lawyers  Trustworthy. Experienced. Effective.   Our 10 lawyer firm in Pittsburgh handles non-compete clause disputes throughout Western PA.  We apply years of experience to find creative solutions from the plaintiff and defense perspectives.       Free Consultation  Call or use our simple contact form for a free…

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Sued For a Debt?

Sued For a Debt? Our Pennsylvania lawyers successfully defend claims for unpaid debt.      Defense of Credit Card Lawsuits No case is too large or too small.  Click here to learn about the many areas of civil litigation we handle.    Flat Fee Representation Call to find out how…

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TV or Movie “Development” and “Marketing” Fraud

TV or Movie “Development” and “Marketing” Fraud Do you have an idea for a new television show or movie? Beware of a company claiming it can help “develop” or market your concept or script for sale or license to the TV networks or movie studios.    Sniff-Out Fraud Any company demanding…

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Invention Design and Marketing Scams

Inventors Beware!  Have you received a promise that a company will will “develop” your prototype and “market” your invention to a third party licensee? A quick Google search of “invention scams” reveals a bevy of complaints to the Better Business Bureau (BBB), United States Patent and Trademark Office, Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Operation Mouse…

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