June 2017 Firm E-Newsletter


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Medicaid Estate Recovery Program

Is an Estate Required to Repay DHS for Medical Assistance Under Pennsylvania's Medicaid Estate Recovery Program?
If the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) provides medical assistance to an individual who is over 55 years of age, DHS shall have a claim against that person's estate to recover the cost of the medical assistance. A personal representative of a decedent's estate can be held personally liable to pay the claim, if the process is not handled correctly. Read More...
Trusts in Divorce Cases

Dealing with Trusts in Divorce Cases in Delaware County
Trusts are a unique vehicle available to estate planning attorneys to accomplish a multitude of goals. They tend to be the longest and most complex of all estate planning documents. For even the most experienced family law attorney in Delaware County, ascertaining why a trust was set up in a certain way by the original estate planning lawyer can be tricky. Read More...
Featured Practice Area - School District Legal Services
Administrators at a growing number of southeastern Pennsylvania schools already have learned that they can count on the attorneys of Raffaele Puppio for support and counsel in a wide range of legal matters. Our experience throughout the greater Philadelphia area includes matters of general education law, construction law, student discipline (including investigations of bullying situations), civil rights (including First Amendment, Transgender, and Title IX issues), creation and review of materials such as student and parent handbooks, behavioral contracts for individual students, and numerous other areas. Read More...
Highlights from Raffaele Puppio
4 Raffaele Puppio Attorneys Named Among 2017 PA Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
Attorneys Michael A. Raffaele, Michael V. Puppio, Jr., and Gabrielle C. Goham have been named Super Lawyers, while attorney Robyn E. Musi has been named a PA Rising Star. Raffaele and Musi were honored for their prowess in family law, while Puppio was recognized for general litigation and Goham was honored for school and education law. Read More...

Meehan Named Partner at Raffaele Puppio
Katherine H. Meehan has been an associate with Raffaele Puppio since 2006. Her legal practice is focused primarily on education law. She works closely with education, government, municipal, commercial and private clients on various matters, including employment, contract, Right to Know, Sunshine Act, and policy matters. She also has experience in civil litigation, including personal injury, and discrimination matters. Read More...

Delco Times Names Ernest Spiros Angelos Among Delaware County's ‘Best Lawyers'
The Delaware County Daily Times has named Raffaele Puppio attorney Ernest Spiros Angelos among Delaware County's “Best Lawyers” in its 2017 Reader Choice survey.The newspaper received thousands of votes in its third annual Best Lawyers ballot, the results of which were published in a special section in the newspaper. Read More...

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