Todd Adam Spivak’s Guides

Todd Adam Spivak

Pittsburgh Family Law Attorney.

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  1. What To Do If You're Stopped By Police

    Written by attorney Todd Spivak, about 1 year ago.

    If youre stopped by police, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDot) suggests that you do the following for your safety and the safety of others: -Activate your turn signal and drive as close as safely possible to the right edge of the road, stop, and park your veh...

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  2. 5 Common PFA Misconceptions

    Written by attorney Todd Spivak, about 1 year ago.

    Many people have misconceptions about Protection From Abuse (PFA) orders. As a result, they might accept a PFA instead of fighting it. Or they might violate the PFA unknowingly, resulting in criminal charges. Protect yourself by reading Spivak Law Firms five most common PFA misco...

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  3. 10 Ways for PFA Defendants to Avoid Arrest

    Written by attorney Todd Spivak, about 1 year ago.

    Violating a PFA can result in criminal charges with a maximum punishment of six months in jail.Here are 10 tips for helping PFA defendants avoid criminal penalties: 1. Do not drive past the plaintiffs residence. 2. Avoid all places where you know the plaintiff goes. 3. Leave a re...

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  4. PFA Do's and Don't's

    Written by attorney Todd Spivak, about 1 year ago.

    If youve been served with a Protection From Abuse (PFA) order in Pennsylvania, protect your future by following this important list of PFA Dos and Donts: Do Hire an Experienced PFA Defense Lawyer: In many Pennsylvania counties, PFA plaintiffs are entitled to a free lawyer. PFA de...

  5. What To Do If You're Stopped for a DUI in Pennsylvania

    Written by attorney Todd Spivak, almost 2 years ago.

    If you are stopped for driving under the influence of alcohol, illegal drugs, or controlled substances in Pennsylvania, protect your legal rights by following these tips: Treat the Arresting Officer with Courtesy and Respect It may seem obvious, but behaving badly during a DUI o...

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  6. Served with a PFA in Pittsburgh? Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes

    Written by attorney Todd Spivak, almost 2 years ago.

    In Pennsylvania, a restraining order is commonly known as a PFA, which stands for Protection From Abuse. A PFA is a powerful tool that can ruin a person's life. The five most common mistakes made by people served with a PFA are:

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  7. Tips for Winning Social Security Disability Benefits

    Written by attorney Todd Spivak, about 2 years ago.

    Winning Social Security Disability benefits isn’t easy. There is endless red tape. You may have to appear before a judge. You may have to appeal your case several times to a higher court. It can take years. Here are some tips for winning the Social Security Disability benefits you deserve:

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