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“Everyone should strive to improve – to make themselves a better person.  That’s especially true for a lawyer.” – Joseph V. Sebelin, Jr. Esquire   An avid weightlifter, a fanatical martial artist, and a devoted father, attorney Joseph V. Sebelin, Jr. knows that hard work and perseverance leads to results.  For over twenty years, Joseph has practiced in courtrooms across North Eastern Pennsylvania in cases involving criminal defense, divorce, custody, civil litigation, and real estate.  No matter the issue, Joseph, has always fought hard for his clients. Representing clients in the courtroom wasn’t a skill Attorney Sebelin was born with, it took years of work. 

If you or a loved one are involved in an abusive relationship, the Pennsylvania Protection from Abuse Act is there to ensure your safety. This civil law allows you, in conjunction with any criminal charges you may bring, a means of protecting you and your family through the courts. But what exactly does a PFA order do, and how do you obtain one? This short guide will provide you with some answers. What is considered abuse? According to the Protection from Abuse Act, abuse occurs if one or more of the following acts occur: Causing or attempting to cause physical harm with

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” -Henry Miller We all have our dream vacation – two weeks in Aruba, a brief foray in the Philippines, or maybe a saunter through the Swiss Alps. But when we start making these dreams into a reality, it’s necessary that we consider our financial and legal responsibilities before we leave on our getaway. Specifically, who will ensure timely payment of bills? What if you encounter a medical emergency? These questions will weigh heavy on your mind while planning your trip. A travel agent can promise excitement, but if