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While many organizations are celebrating the putative victory in relation to the ATF’s announcement of earlier today that it would “not at this time seek to issue a final framework”, Firearms Industry Consulting Group (FICG), a division of Prince Law Offices, P.C., would caution our viewers and the Firearms Industry that ATF can likely, at any time, seek to move forward with ...
Over the past few weeks the internet has been on fire with articles, comments, petitions and information relating to ATF’s removal of SS109/M855’s (commonly known as “green tip”) exemption from being classified as armor piercing ammunition. This information came to light in ATF’s proposed framework to determine whether a projectile is “primarily intended for sporting purposes” ...
Changing your name depends on your situation, where you lived over the past 5-years, and how old you are. Changing ones name includes filing a petition, performing a change of name search, and publishing in a local newspaper and in the local law reporter. To start, a petition must be filed in the County where they reside, which includes a Change of Name search.
As many of you are aware, I previously blogged on Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s 2013-2014 Annual Firearms Reciprocity Report, which the Attorney General is required, by law, to complete annually and submit to the General Assembly. Based on information I recently obtained, it is now questionable whether AG Kane purposely left out information from her report and failed in he ...
Today, the Dauphin County Prothonotary entered a default judgment for Plaintiff Howard Bullock against the City of Harrisburg, Mayor Eric Papenfuse and Police Chief Thomas Carter in the amount of “$21,140 plus such additional sums as may be assessed at trial.” You can download an entire copy of the Default Judgment here.
A Tort, is a where one deviates from the standard of care, from societies norms. It is an action that causes harm to a person or property. It is not a crime. Torts are civil actions. There are numerous Torts. Personal Injury cases derive from the absence of acting reasonably, a failure of care, resulting in harm to a person and/or property, which is called Negligence.
Prince Law Offices, P.C. is proud to announce that its Attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin is presenting on March 7, 2015 at the PA Local Government Training Partnership: New Tools and Opportunities for Advancing Sound Land Use at Albright College on the panel Pennsylvania Pipelines: Providing an Ounce of Prevention.
We both agreed to a Mutual Divorce. Everything was going smoothly, the initial documents were accepted and filed. However, after the 90-day waiting period was up, my soon to be ex-spouse “defendant” disappeared. Defendant no longer will return any divorce documents; my calls; and did not update their address.
On February 17, 2015 State Representative Cruz introduced draconian legislation that could only be described out of a play book from the Weimar Republic prior to the passage of the Gesetz über Schußwaffen und Munition (Law on Firearms and Ammunition) in 1928 which required citizens to get a license from police to acquire firearms. See Nazi Firearms Laws and the Disarming of the German Jews, Pg.
It was reported earlier this week that the City of Lancaster’s request for a Stay, pending the constitutional challenge in Leach v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 585 MD 2014, was denied. However, today an Order was issued dated February 13, 2015, which granted the City’s request for a stay. At my request, Attorney Adam Kraut of our firm called the Lancaster County Prothonot ...
Recently, the City of Harrisburg announced that it was accepting donations to support its fight against several lawsuits, including ours, in relation to its illegal and unlawful firearm ordinances. However, it appears that the City’s solicitor didn’t think through this request in relation to Pennsylvania’s Crimes Code.
Friday the 13th, the day before Valentines Day 2015, ATF ended close to a three decade old relationship with SS109 and M855. In its lengthy breakup note ATF noted that “in 1986, ATF held that 5.56mm projectiles in SS109 and M855 cartridges were exempt,” from being classified as armor piercing under the “primarily intended for sporting purposes” exemption found in 18 USC § 921(a)(17)(C).
Firearms Industry Consulting Group (FICG)®, a division of Prince Law Offices, P.C., will be hosting our eighth bi-annual machine gun shoot at Eastern Lancaster County Rod and Gun Club on May 16, 2015, in celebration of the 2nd Amendment of the US Constitution, Article 1, Section 21 of the PA Constitution and Chief Counsel Joshua Prince’s birthday.
We are proud to announce that Chief Counsel Joshua Prince of the Firearms Industry Consulting Group, a division of Prince Law Offices, P.C., will be on NBC 10’s @ Issue on Sunday at 11:30 AM discussing Pennsylvania’s recent amendment to our firearm and ammunition preemption statute, known as Act 192. Shira Goodman from CeaseFirePA will also be in attendance.