Author: Kristen Wilson

New Family Court procedures as court re-opens post pandemic

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on July 2, 2021

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NEW PHILADELPHIA FAMILY COURT PROCEDURES Beginning July 6, 2021, Philadelphia Family Court will fully open for in-person services and most remote court services will no longer be offered. ATTENDING YOUR HEARING From July 6, 2021, ALL court proceedings, except support conferences, will take place in person at Family Court located at 1501 Arch Street. If…



COUNCIL PASSES RENTERS’ ACCESS ACT, SETTING NATIONWIDE PRECEDENT FOR TENANT SCREENING REFORM

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on June 24, 2021

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Today, City Council passed two bills that would regulate the tenant application and screening process and give renters a fair shot at securing long-term rental housing in the wake of the pandemic. Introduced by Councilmember Kendra Brooks (At-Large), the bills aim to increase transparency and accountability by clarifying the criteria that landlords use when evaluating…



Thank you for joining us at our 2021 Gala!

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on May 12, 2021

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Thank you for joining us and supporting our work at our 2021 Gala! This year’s Gala honored our brave clients and remarkable women who helped us pave the way in elder justice and women’s leadership: U.S. Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon, Philadelphia Councilmember Helen Gym, Cherri Gregg, Esq., Kathy E. Ochroch, Esq., Hall of Fame inductee…



Thank you to our 2021 Gala Sponsors

by Kristen Wilson

Diamond Level Sponsors             Dr. Ruth Buck         Gold Level Sponsors                   Silver Level Sponsors   Richard N. Weiner, Esq. Joseph Silverstein and Felice LePar ASI Management   Copper Level Sponsors Ballard Spahr Andrew Evans Consilio Duffy + Partners…



Executive Director Karen Buck quoted in recent Philadelphia Inquirer article on access to vaccines for older people

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on April 9, 2021

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Despite being eligible for more than a month, the majority of Philadelphia’s seniors have not been vaccinated. Executive Director, Karen Buck is quoted saying: “A lack of easily accessible sites and internet access have hindered seniors’ ability to get appointments in a system that relies heavily on digital scheduling. Many Philadelphia seniors own their own…



SeniorLAW Center starts new Facebook Live Series: The Senior Rights Review

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on April 8, 2021

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SeniorLAW Center is excited to announce a new Facebook Live Series called: The Senior Rights Review. This series is designed to share critical legal information for older people and their families as they navigate through the legal system during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Topics include tenant rights, homeownership rights, grandparents raising grandchildren, guardianship, holographic…