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RAFFAELE PUPPIO UPDATE: COVID-19
In an abundance of caution, we have decided to close our physical office. We are doing so not because anyone associated with us has been diagnosed as having contracted COVID-19 but in an effort to do our part in addressing the serious threat it poses. While our physical office remains closed, we will continue to provide services on an everyday basis. Our attorneys and staff members have been equipped to work remotely in order to meet the needs of existing and prospective clients and to stay in contact with the Court system in connection with the cases of our clients. You can communicate with us by telephone and e-mail. If you are an existing client, please continue to stay in contact with us as you have in the past. We stand committed to providing quality legal services, without interruption, during this period of crises. Our attorneys and staff extend their best wishes for you and your loved ones to remain healthy and safe during this challenging time.
Raffaele Puppio is a multi-practice law firm based in Media, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. One of the largest and most established full-service law firms in Delaware County, Pa., our attorneys are known for their legal prowess among the bench and bar. Founded on a rich tradition of public service and professional excellence, Raffaele Puppio’s lawyers have tried cases in Delaware County, Montgomery County, Philadelphia, and other areas of Pennsylvania in Municipal, Common Pleas and Federal courts and have presented oral arguments before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
Kathleen Piperno of Raffaele Puppio Addresses Estate Planning Council of Delaware
Kathleen Piperno, a partner in the Delaware County law firm Raffaele Puppio, presented on estate planning for divorce at the Estate Planning Council of Delaware’s Feb. 5 dinner at Wilmington, Delaware’s Hotel Dupont. Read More...
Konstantinos Patsiopoulos of Raffaele Puppio to Address Students at Bloomsburg University
Delaware County special education attorney Konstantinos Patsiopoulos, of Raffaele Puppio, will join a panel of business leaders at Bloomsburg University’s Career Intensive Bootcamp to discuss graduate school options for students. The session will provide attendees with information about graduate school, the graduate school process, and information that can help them determine whether graduate school is the next best step. Read More...
Tracey Waldmann featured in PivotToday for Delaware County Leadership
Tracey Waldmann, Of Counsel with Media-based Raffaele Puppio and who's practice focuses on school districts, charter schools, private schools and intermediate units in special education matters, talks with PIVOT Today about growing up in Philadelphia, and her favorite places to visit in Delaware County. Read More...
FROM THE BLOG
Should Free Appropriate Public Education Be Extended to All Students?March 20, 2019
Disabled students enjoy rights under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to receive a free appropriate public education (FAPE). Recently, in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District, the Supreme Court ruled that trivial or insignificant progress is insufficient to provide FAPE under the IDEA. Under the IDEA, school districts must provide an... Read More...
Know Thy Trust: A Plain English Guide to Orchestrating Assets in Divorce CasesMarch 13, 2019
Living trusts and testamentary trusts are an essential part of a complete estate plan, but they can be challenging to set up and difficult to understand how they work. Trusts in divorce cases must be especially scrutinized, along with other estate documents, to help avoid any bad situations. Published by the American Bar Association, “Know... Read More...
Protection from Abuse‚Ä¶and HarassmentMarch 7, 2019
It is the day before Thanksgiving, November 22, 2017. You are standing in open court seeking a Protection From Abuse (PFA) order against the shackled person in an orange jumpsuit accused of physically abusing you for years and charged with simple assault, intimidation of a witness, stalking, and harassment. The judge presiding over your case... Read More...