LHR Community Raises $9,000 for the Women’s Help Center, Inc.

On Saturday, April 27, 2019 Leventry, Haschak & Rodkey, LLC, through it’s non-profit organization LHR Community, held the Toss Out Domestic Violence event, a cornhole tournament, to raise funds for The Women’s Help Center Inc. located on Napoleon Street in Johnstown, PA. Through the combined efforts of our staff and attorneys, Toss Out Domestic Violence […]
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Attorney Leventry attends Public Service Forum

On Monday evening, November 12, Attorney Leventry attended a Public Service Forum at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. The forum highlighted the ability of lawmakers to put aside party lines to work together to complete initiatives. As such, former Vice President Dick Cheney and former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta were featured in the […]
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Municipal Newsletter Fall 2011

The Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law The “Whistleblower Law” in Pennsylvania, 43 P.S. §1 421 et seq., is a law that impacts all employers, including municipalities and authorities, even though most do not even know it exists. Still, just because something is not prevalent does not mean it does not have the potential to have a great […]
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Changing the Game of Home Improvement Law – The Pennsylvania Home improvement Consumer Protection Act

Faced with an ever increasing amount of fraudulent activity in the arena of home remodeling, renovations, and other improvements, as well as the growing prevalence of civil litigation disputes in this area, the Pennsylvania General Assembly enacted the Pennsylvania Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act, or HICPA, in late 2008. To the extent the law put […]
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Funding Your Child’s Education: Section 529 Plans for Tax-Free College Savings

A tax-free college savings account, such as the Section 529 plan, can help individuals accumulate money to pay for college. With such accounts, the investor receives certain tax benefits that are not available through a personal or custodial account. Section 529 plans are statesponsored plans designed to encourage families to save for college. Section 529 […]
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What’s in a Name?

Many business owners believe that by incorporating a business in Pennsylvania or registering a fictitious name, they have obtained protection for the company name. Unfortunately, this belief often proves to be a costly mistake. While incorporating or registering a name in Pennsylvania does prevent another person from registering the exact same name (in Pennsylvania), it […]
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Required Minimum Distributions from IRA

If you have reached the age of 70% and have a regular Individual Retirement Account (“IRA”), then you already know the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS) does not allow you to keep funds in your regular IRA indefinitely, with the exception of Roth IRA’s. Roth IRA’s do not require withdrawals until after the death of the […]
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