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How to Appeal Philadelphia Property Taxes – 2023 Values Are Increasing by 31%

Philadelphia Property Taxes Are Scheduled to Increase by an Average of 31% in 2023 The City of Philadelphia government has completed its reassessment of nearly 600,000 properties throughout Philadelphia, resulting in higher property value assessments for many affected homeowners in 2023. Kenny, Burns & McGill is appealing many of these tax assessments to make sure its Read More

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Young Mother Released from Philadelphia Prisons with Credit for Time Served

The Criminal Defense team at Kenny, Burns & McGill is very happy to announce that a new mother has been successfully freed from prison after spending 14 months behind bars. Instead of spending years in jail, she will be able to go home and raise her child. Some people actively seek out trouble, and some Read More

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Philadelphia Sheriff’s Sale Postponed; Client’s Property Saved

Kenny, Burns & McGill are very happy to report the successful delay of a sudden sheriff’s sale, which will allow our Philadelphia client to pay off his debts and profit from his own investments. A man we’ll call Christopher Garcia struggled as many of us did during the earlier days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. Read More

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Husband Home on House Arrest

Not every case can end with all charges being dropped and the accused walking free, but Kenny, Burns & McGill are still happy to report that a man who made some mistakes in a tough situation is home on house arrest after 19 long months in jail. Relationship conflicts lead to some of the trickiest Read More

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Victory for Father Arrested After Calling Cops on Trespassers

While we’d like to believe that the police are infallible, the truth is that they are human, and they can easily respond to situations in unhelpful or inappropriate ways. A hardworking father and librarian recently experienced this first-hand, after a call to the police to protect his family from trespassers ended in his own arrest. Read More

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Kenny, Burns & McGill Named One of Philadelphia’s Best DUI Firms

Kenny, Burns & McGill is proud to be included in Expertise.com’s 30 Best Philadelphia DUI Lawyers in 2022. Expertise.com, which finds and reviews the top service professionals across 200+ industries in the nation, reviewed 508 law firms in the Philly area and found Kenny, Burns & McGill to be within the top 6% of DUI Read More

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Pre-Employment Drug Tests for Weed Outlawed in Philadelphia

Pre-employment drug tests can be a significant hurdle to getting a job, particularly for medical marijuana patients. Fortunately for them, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has signed bill No. 200625 into law, which will make it illegal for most employers to force potential employees to undergo drug testing for marijuana. This law will also apply to Read More

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Parole and Probation Terminated in Murder Case

Today was a great day for Jason, a Kenny, Burns & McGill client who had thirty years of parole and probation terminated in Philadelphia. Jason was sentenced in 2001 for his alleged role in a 1998 murder.  Jason served his prison time and upon his release, was scheduled to serve an additional thirty years of Read More

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Philadelphia PFA Orders Dismissed

Two clients were able to safely restart their relationship today after Kenny, Burns & McGill helped to have their Philadelphia PFA orders dismissed. As a bit of background: a PFA order is a Protection From Abuse order. A person who has suffered threats or abuse by a family member or romantic partner may apply for Read More

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Supervised Release: Judge Says “No Violation”

Following arguments by federal criminal defense attorney Thomas Kenny, a federal judge ruled this week that our client on federal supervised release would face no violation penalties in connection with multiple infractions allegedly committed while on supervision. As a result, our client will walk free next week and will no longer be subject to the Read More

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  • Settlement Reached in Philadelphia Amtrak Accident

    In 2015, a speeding Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia, leaving eight dead and hundreds injured. One victim hired our firm to handle her personal injury claims, and attorney Thomas Kenny was among the first to reach a settlement with Amtrak. READ MORE

  • Federal Probation Terminated–Without a Hearing

    Our client, who was sentenced to several years in federal prison and three years of probation, has been completely released from supervision after our firm filed a successful motion in federal court. The judge granted our motion without even scheduling a hearing and our client walked free.

  • Zoning Board Appeal Granted in Philadelphia

    Our firm successfully lodged an appeal with the Zoning Board of Adjustment in Philadelphia. After our firm presented the project at a local community meeting, worked with the architect to showcase the merits of the proposed structure, and publicly fought the case before the Zoning Board, our client is now permitted to begin construction. READ MORE