Due to COVID-19, most court functions in the state have been suspended. In addition, our office is working remotely. For assistance, please email esr@mmzlaw.com with your contact information and the legal matter you need help with and someone will be in touch. If you are seeking help regarding a Will, Financial, or Health Care Power of Attorney, every effort will be made to respond as quickly as possible.


12 Steps to Protect Yourself After a Hit and Run in PA

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Imagine you’ve just been involved in a car accident in Pennsylvania. Usually, you would call the police and exchange driver’s licenses, car insurance, and contact information. But this is different. The driver who hit you has fled the scene. If you have sustained injuries or your vehicle has been damaged, you will likely be considered … Read more

What You Need to Know About Living Wills in PA

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Living wills, also known as advanced directives, are legal documents that allow you to specify your healthcare preferences in the event that you become unable to make decisions for yourself in end-of-life situations. They are an essential tool in ensuring that your wishes regarding medical treatment are respected in the final stage of your lifetime, … Read more

Ask These 4 Questions Before Hiring a Business Lawyer in Lancaster, PA

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There are many circumstances in which you might need the services of a business lawyer in Lancaster, PA. Perhaps you’re naming your small business or choosing its legal structure. You might be drafting business contracts or other legal documents. Or you may need help with legal matters surrounding a lease of commercial property, a particular … Read more

Accident Prevention Advice from a Lancaster Truck Accident Attorney

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Have you been a victim of an accident involving a semi-truck or tractor-trailer? Or are you interested in learning how to be proactive and help prevent tractor-trailer accidents—as the operator of a passenger or commercial vehicle? Our Lancaster truck accident attorneys are sharing recommendations from our law firm and the Pennsylvania State Police to help … Read more

In Lancaster, Pedestrian Accidents are on the Rise, but Preventable

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Who is to blame when a pedestrian is injured or killed in an accident with a bicycle, motorcycle, or any other type of motorized vehicle? Who is liable? In two recent Lancaster pedestrian accidents, pedestrians were struck by motor vehicles—one operated by a careless driver and one by an intoxicated driver. Both incidents raised concerns … Read more

Let Your Estate Planning Lawyer Help You Avoid These 7 Mistakes

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Many people mistakenly believe they do not have to worry about their estate planning. After all, young, healthy individuals without much in the way of finances often think about establishing themselves more before they sit down and think about the end of their lives as older adults. Unfortunately there are many mistakes that this line … Read more