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How to Choose your Health Care Agent

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A health care (medical) power of attorney may be one of the most important legal documents you will ever sign. You never know when you might suddenly need someone to make medical decisions for you. Every year in the United States about 735,000 people have a heart attack, and nearly 800,000 people will have a stroke. You have […]

Employee Spotlight: Wendy O’Malley

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Wendy O’Malley was born in Harrisburg, but moved to Montoursville when she was three years old. She graduated from Montoursville High School and continues to reside in the borough today. Wendy and her husband Brian have been married for 25 years. They have 3 children. The oldest child, Sean, recently graduated from Lycoming College with […]

MPW Named a “Best Law Firm” for 2018

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Marshall, Parker & Weber has been named a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” for 2018 by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. The law firm was recognized in the field of elder law in the geographically broad Harrisburg metropolitan region.  This is the fifth consecutive year that the firm has earned this distinction. Managing Attorney Tammy […]

How to Choose a Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Plan

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Recently I received a letter from Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield telling my that they were canceling the Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Plan I had been using. The letter informed me that I needed to acquire a new plan, or suffer permanent negative consequences. So, I was faced with the unenviable prospect of having to find […]

7 Tips for Understanding Gift Taxes

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People are often confused about the laws that apply when they make a gift. Some are surprised to learn that gifts are regulated at all. Unfortunately there are rules – both in terms of taxes and Medicaid qualification. And the laws are complicated. Adding to the confusion – the tax rules related to gifts are […]