All courts shall be open; and every man for an injury done him in his lands, goods, person or reputation shall have remedy by due course of law, without sale, denial or delay. – Pennsylvania Constitution

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Raising awareness when a lawyer is disciplined

The agency that regulates the practice of law in Pennsylvania is making it easier for the public to determine when an attorney is disciplined.

 

The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania is posting notice on its website when an attorney is disbarred, suspended or publicly reprimanded. The board also is issuing news releases to media outlets in communities where the attorney does business when any new action happens.

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Updated Guide Issued for Child Dependency Matters

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is issuing an updated resource used by judges and others to help strengthen families and protect children. The Pennsylvania Dependency Benchbook first distributed in 2010 guides family court judges, hearing masters, attorneys and child welfare professionals through the maze of legal issues and needs of abused and neglected children.

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