Press Releases

McCausland Keen + Buckman Spreads Holiday Cheer By “Adopting” Local Family Battling Cancer

For the second consecutive year, members of McCausland Keen + Buckman came together this holiday season to support a local family in need. The firm’s lawyers and staff partnered with Bringing Hope Home’s Adopt-a-Family Program to support a local mother who is battling cancer by collecting gifts to fulfill her family’s holiday wish list.

Press Releases

McCausland Keen + Buckman and Delco Coalition for Prison Reform Succeed in Allowing Delaware County Prison Board Meetings to be Recorded

Since April, the Delco Coalition for Prison Reform has been fighting along side members of the press to push the Delaware County Prison Board to comply with the Pennsylvania Sunshine Act. Shareholders Christine A. Reuther and Benjamin R. Picker provided pro bono legal services to CPR, calling on the Board to adopt an official written policy permitting video recording of Board meetings.

Recent Changes to the Law of Adverse Possession in Pennsylvania

One of the more well settled areas of Pennsylvania law, the law of adverse possession, was subject to both judicial and legislative action in the Commonwealth this year. Adverse possession is a legal mechanism whereby one’s physical possession of the land of another is converted into actual legal title to the land. Each recent change to the law marks a departure from distinct legal concept within the jurisprudence of adverse possession, and many landowners, including municipalities, may now have cause to reevaluate the status of their ownership of certain lands.