Category: Consumer Protection

Property Tax Assessment Appeal Deadline Approaching

Paying too much for your property taxes? Don’t miss the April 1st deadline to appeal your property tax assessment in Allegheny County! The assessed value of a property may be appealed annually and a well-prepared appeal could considerably reduce your

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More Pennsylvania Laws that Actually Exist!

PART 2:  PENNSYLVANIA CRIMINAL/TRAFFIC  LAWS THAT ACTUALLY EXIST (for part 1, click here) 18 Pa.C.S. §§ 101 et seq. is known as Pennsylvania’s Crimes Code.  75 Pa.C.S. §§ 101 et seq. is known as Pennsylvania’s Vehicle Code.  A conviction of

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Approaching Seven Years with the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act

  I. Introduction On July 1, 2009, the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act, 73 P.S. §§ 517.1 et seq. (the “HICPA”) became Pennsylvania law. The HICPA not only imposes potential criminal penalties upon contractors who commit home improvement fraud, but

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