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Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler addresses a news conference announcing the findings of a report from the Pennsylvania Task Force on Child Protection Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 at the capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Bradley C  Bower)

Bucks County Judges Appoint Interim DA to Replace Heckler

Zack Needles | September 22, 2016

The Bucks County Board of Judges has named Matthew D. Weintraub interim district attorney, replacing David Heckler, who retired Sept. 2.

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Court Limits Wolf’s Powers on Organizing Home-Care Workers

Pa. Law Weekly

  • Pa. Lawmakers Revive Bid to Let NRA Sue Over Gun Laws

    By Ben Seal

    Three months after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down a law allowing the National Rifle Association and other gun groups to sue municipalities over local gun regulations, state lawmakers are attempting to bring back a nearly-identical replacement.

  • Convicted Ex-Turnpike CEO's Suit Against Commission Tossed

    By Ben Seal

    The Commonwealth Court had ruled a former CEO of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission cannot be reimbursed for the cost of his criminal defense from felony conflict of interest charges though he pleaded guilty only to accepting free hospitality.

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  • Valuation in a Business Divorce

    By Terry Silver

    My advice to lawyers and CPAs is to prepare your clients for the prospect of a business divorce. A business relationship is no different than a marital one; people change, circumstances change, and people grow (and don't grow) in different directions. And by "preparing for a business divorce," I am referring to the need to create an operating agreement from the outset of a business relationship to address the following issues, if and when they arise.

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Hank Grezlak, editor-in-chief of The Legal Intelligencer, discusses the economic outlook for 2016 before the Legal Marketing Association, Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter.
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane waves as she enters the Montgomery County courtroom on Thursday, August 11, 2016, to continue her trial in Norristown, Pa. Kane, a first-term Democrat, is accused of leaking secret grand jury documents to the press and lying about it under oath. (Art Gentile/Bucks County Courier Times via AP, Pool)
Kane Gets New Lawyer for Sentencing
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