Lacks and Associates Law Offices

Trusted Lawyers serving the Philadelphia Metro Area and South Jersey. Whether you're facing a specific legal issue or have questions that only an attorney can properly answer, Lacks and Associates is here to help.

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Firm Overview

At the Lacks and Associates, we limit our legal practice to consumer bankruptcy and criminal defense. We practice exclusively in these two areas of law so that we can offer our clients focused and high-quality legal representation.

Our law firm is led by former Bucks County deputy district attorney Stanton M. Lacks, who has 30 years of successful trial experience in Pennsylvania. During his time in practice, Mr. Lacks has helped thousands of debt-burdened consumers file bankruptcy petitions and has won hundreds of criminal trials. Adam M. Yanoff is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Contact our office today to schedule your free initial consultation.

Our Bankruptcy Practice

Contrary to popular belief, the 2005 changes to federal bankruptcy law did not remove bankruptcy as a viable solution for all debt-ridden consumers. If you are facing mortgage foreclosure, automobile repossession, mounting credit card debt or huge medical bills, we can help. If you are buried in debt, Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy may offer relief. Lacks and Associates will explain the difference between these two types of bankruptcy and how they can help you get relief from crushing debt and start a fresh financial future.

We will explain how bankruptcy may be used to stop home foreclosure if you are behind on mortgage payments and we can help you put a stop to creditor harassment even before you file the bankruptcy petition.

We also help students with issues related to payment of student loans.

Our Criminal Defense Practice

As a former Bucks County deputy district attorney, Stanton M. Lacks is a highly-qualified and dedicated criminal defense attorney with a unique perspective on the criminal justice system.

Adam M. Yanoff has extensive appellate and trial experience in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

At Lacks and Associates, we have won hundreds of criminal trials, so we truly understands how important it is for every criminal defendant to have an aggressive and committed advocate.

Our law firm is prepared to aggressively defend you against a variety of criminal charges including:

DUI/DWI charges, including vehicular assault and vehicular homicide
Traffic offenses and driver's license suspension
Underage drinking charges
Juvenile delinquency and school offenses
Drug crimes
Sex crimes

About Stanton M. Lacks
Experienced Criminal Defense and Bankruptcy Lawyer Serving Bucks County and Philadelphia
Stanton Lacks is the founding partner of Lacks & Associates concentrating in Criminal Defense and Bankruptcy. He is nationally recognized. for his expertise in juvenile law, having recently appeared twice on FOX National News as a consultant. In addition, he has authored several texts on Criminal Law in conjunction with Continuing Legal Education Courses.

Mr. Lacks is an honors graduate of Haverford College and New York University Law School. He has served on the Board. of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association and is a past chair of its Criminal Justice Section. He was also an Articles Editor for the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association and an Instructor at the Penn State Paralegal Institute.

Mr. Lacks takes pride in personally representing each and every client at all stages of the case. You will always be able to reach him to review your case because he cares that his clients are satisfied at all times.

His offices are conveniently located directly across from the Philadelphia Park Race Track in Bensalem Call him at his office today for a free confidential consultation so that he can show you how he can help you immediately.
Adam M. Yanoff Esq.


Adam M. Yanoff is a partner at Lacks and Associates. He primarily focuses on criminal defense and bankruptcy related matters, but is experienced in a wide array of legal fields including estate planning and family law.

Mr. Yanoff graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Maryland School of Law. He served as a clerk for Justice Sandra Schultz Newman of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and assisted in writing the guidelines for state preparedness in the event of terrorist attacks or natural disasters for the University of Maryland Department of Health and Homeland Security.

Mr. Yanoff prides himself on being personally available to his clients at every stage of their individual matters, and providing the best service possible in helping them to achieve their legal goals.
He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

At Lacks and Associates, our rates are reasonable and we will always work with clients to create payment plans to ease the expense of representation where necessary.

Main Office

Main Office
3220 Tillman Dr
Suite 114
Bensalem  PA  19020

Phone
  • (215) 245-8440
Fax
  • (215) 245-8470
Bankruptcy
If you are buried in debt, Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy may offer relief. Lacks and Associates will explain the difference between these two types of bankruptcy and how they can help you get relief from crushing debt to start fresh.
Our Bankruptcy Practice

Contrary to popular belief, the 2005 changes to federal bankruptcy law did not remove bankruptcy as a viable solution for all debt-ridden consumers. If you are facing mortgage foreclosure, automobile repossession, mounting credit card debt or huge medical bills, we can help. If you are buried in debt, Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy may offer relief. Stanton M. Lacks, Attorney at Law, will explain the difference between these two types of bankruptcy and how they can help you get relief from crushing debt and start a fresh financial future.

We will explain how bankruptcy may be used to stop home foreclosure if you are behind on mortgage payments and we can help you put a stop to creditor harassment even before you file the bankruptcy petition.

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Mortgage Foreclosure
Creditor Harassment
Student Loan Issues
Debt Settlement
If you are buried in debt, Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy may offer relief. Lacks and Associates will explain the difference between these two types of bankruptcy and how they can help you get relief from crushing debt to start fresh.
Our Bankruptcy Practice

Contrary to popular belief, the 2005 changes to federal bankruptcy law did not remove bankruptcy as a viable solution for all debt-ridden consumers. If you are facing mortgage foreclosure, automobile repossession, mounting credit card debt or huge medical bills, we can help. If you are buried in debt, Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy may offer relief. Stanton M. Lacks, Attorney at Law, will explain the difference between these two types of bankruptcy and how they can help you get relief from crushing debt and start a fresh financial future.

We will explain how bankruptcy may be used to stop home foreclosure if you are behind on mortgage payments and we can help you put a stop to creditor harassment even before you file the bankruptcy petition.

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Mortgage Foreclosure
Creditor Harassment
Student Loan Issues

Bankruptcy Law

The prospect of declaring bankruptcy is a daunting one, and something you shouldn’t have to face alone. Whether you’re looking at Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, Lacks And Associates can help you during this stressful time in your life.

Helping You Through This Tough Time

Lacks And Associates knows that while every bankruptcy proceeding is unique, most people feel intimidated when filing. The paperwork involved in bankruptcy cases can be quite confusing, and, more often than not, your creditors will have teams of lawyers behind them. Lacks And Associates's objective is to make the bankruptcy process as simple and painless as possible by:

Helping you understand eligibility requirements and the
different types of bankruptcy
Filing your petition with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Negotiating with your creditors at your 341 Meeting
Arguing on your behalf in bankruptcy court, if necessary
Helping you regain control of your finances and get a
fresh start

When you’re having financial problems, time is of the utmost importance. Acting quickly and hiring an attorney when you miss credit card payments or when your business starts failing is the first step in gaining control over your finances. Contact Lacks And Associates today to discuss your financial situation and see whether bankruptcy is right for you.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Criminal Defense and Bankruptcy Lawyers

At the Lacks and Associates, we limit our legal practice to consumer bankruptcy and criminal defense. We practice exclusively in these two areas of law so that we can offer our clients focused and high-quality legal representation.

Our law firm is led by former Bucks County deputy district attorney Stanton M. Lacks, who has 30 years of successful trial experience in Pennsylvania. During his time in practice, Mr. Lacks has helped thousands of debt-burdened consumers file bankruptcy petitions and has won hundreds of criminal trials.

Adam M. Yanoff is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Contact our office today to schedule your free initial consultation.

Our Criminal Defense Practice

As a former Bucks County deputy district attorney, Stanton M. Lacks is a highly-qualified and dedicated criminal defense attorney with a unique perspective on the criminal justice system.

Adam M. Yanoff has extensive appellate and trial experience in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

At Lacks and Associates, we have won hundreds of criminal trials, so we truly understands how important it is for every criminal defendant to have an aggressive and committed advocate.

Our law firm is prepared to aggressively defend you against a variety of criminal charges including:

DUI/DWI charges, including vehicular assault and
vehicular homicide
Traffic offenses and driver's license suspension
Underage drinking charges
Juvenile delinquency and school offenses
Drug crimes
Sex crimes

Contact Our Bucks County Law Office Today for a Free Consultation

Criminal Law

When you’re faced with criminal charges or an arrest, it’s only natural to feel scared and alone. If you’ve recently been charged with a crime, calm your fears and give yourself defense options by turning to Lacks And Associates, criminal lawyers in Bensalem, PA. Lacks And Associates can handle all types of criminal law cases, including:

Drug crimes
Violent crimes
Sex crimes
White collar crimes
Juvenile crimes
DUI

You're Not Alone

Whether you’re facing a traffic infraction at the state level or have been arrested for a federal crime, Lacks And Associates is prepared to litigate your case. During your legal proceedings, Lacks And Associates will serve as your advocate and offer you ongoing support. Lacks And Associates will fight for you to receive a fair trial, challenge any evidence that is illegally obtained, and make certain that your defense is presented as strongly as possible. Additionally, Lacks And Associates will:

Carefully investigate your case to uncover evidence
Interview all parties involved, including police
Bring in witnesses, when appropriate, to testify on your behalf
Present you with defense options to help you combat your charges
Negotiate with prosecutors to have your charges or sentence reduced, if possible

Our Bankruptcy Practice

Contrary to popular belief, the 2005 changes to federal bankruptcy law did not remove bankruptcy as a viable solution for all debt-ridden consumers. If you are facing mortgage foreclosure, automobile repossession, mounting credit card debt or huge medical bills, we can help. If you are buried in debt, Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy may offer relief. Lacks and Associates will explain the difference between these two types of bankruptcy and how they can help you get relief from crushing debt and start a fresh financial future.

We will explain how bankruptcy may be used to stop home foreclosure if you are behind on mortgage payments and we can help you put a stop to creditor harassment even before you file the bankruptcy petition.

We work with clients on managing student loan issues as well.

Bankruptcy Law

The prospect of declaring bankruptcy is a daunting one, and something you shouldn’t have to face alone. Whether you’re looking at Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, Lacks And Associates can help you during this stressful time in your life.
Helping You Through This Tough Time

Lacks And Associates knows that while every bankruptcy proceeding is unique, most people feel intimidated when filing. The paperwork involved in bankruptcy cases can be quite confusing, and, more often than not, your creditors will have teams of lawyers behind them. Lacks And Associates' objective is to make the bankruptcy process as simple and painless as possible by:

Helping you understand eligibility requirements and the
different types of bankruptcy
Filing your petition with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Negotiating with your creditors at your 341 Meeting
Arguing on your behalf in bankruptcy court, if necessary
Helping you regain control of your finances and get a
fresh start

When you’re having financial problems, time is of the utmost importance. Acting quickly and hiring an attorney when you miss credit card payments or when your business starts failing is the first step.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others


Stanton M. Lacks ESQ.

Stanton Lacks is the founding partner of Lacks & Associates concentrating in Criminal Defense and Bankruptcy. He is nationally recognized. for his expertise in juvenile law, having recently appeared twice on FOX National News as a consultant. In addition, he has authored several texts on Criminal Law in conjunction with Continuing Legal Education Courses.

Mr. Lacks is an honors graduate of Haverford College and New York University Law School. He has served on the Board. of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association and is a past chair of its Criminal Justice Section. He was also an Articles Editor for the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association and an Instructor at the Penn State Paralegal Institute.

Mr. Lacks takes pride in personally representing each and every client at all stages of the case. You will always be able to reach him to review your case because he cares that his clients are satisfied at all times.

His offices are conveniently located directly across from the Philadelphia Park Race Track in Bensalem Call him at his office today for a free confidential consultation so that he can show you how he can help you immediately. His fees are very reasonable and where necessary can work out payment plans -to ease the expense of representation.


Adam M. Yanoff, ESQ.

Adam M. Yanoff is a partner at Lacks and Associates. He primarily focuses on criminal defense and bankruptcy related matters, but is experienced in a wide array of legal fields including estate planning and family law.

Mr. Yanoff graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Maryland School of Law. He served as a clerk for Justice Sandra Schultz Newman of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and assisted in writing the guidelines for state preparedness in the event of terrorist attacks or natural disasters for the University of Maryland Department of Health and Homeland Security.

Mr. Yanoff prides himself on being personally available to his clients at every stage of their individual matters, and providing the best service possible in helping them to achieve their legal goals.
He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

At Lacks and Associates, our rates are reasonable and we will always work with clients to create payment plans to ease the expense of representation where necessary.

To schedule a free initial visit at our Bensalem law office to discuss your questions about bankruptcy or criminal defense, call 215-245-8440 or send us an e-mail.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

At Lacks and Associates, our clients appreciate the personal access to our attorneys. This helps them to know that they are always in good hands. Clients can breath easier working with Lacks and Associates.

Why Choose Us?

Free Initial Consultation
Local Representation
Flexible Appointment Availability
24/7 Availability
Former Prosecutors On Staff

Stan Lacks

Attorney Stanton M. Lacks is a former Bucks County deputy district attorney with more than 30 years of trial experience and a long record of success in both criminal trials and bankruptcy proceedings.

The representation offered by the office of Stanton M. Lacks, Attorney at Law, is characterized by in-depth technical knowledge of the laws that apply to his clients' cases and by the effective application of those laws to the situation at hand.

Supported in his work by a professional staff of legal assistants, Mr. Lacks keeps personal control over each client's case he appears personally at every hearing, negotiation or trial, and he works closely with his clients to develop an effective strategy in every case.

Adam Yanoff

Adam M. Yanoff is a partner at Lacks and Associates. He primarily focuses on criminal defense and bankruptcy related matters, but is experienced in a wide array of legal fields including estate planning and family law.

Mr. Yanoff graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Maryland School of Law. He served as a clerk for Justice Sandra Schultz Newman of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and assisted in writing the guidelines for state preparedness in the event of terrorist attacks or natural disasters for the University of Maryland Department of Health and Homeland Security.

Mr. Yanoff prides himself on being personally available to his clients at every stage of their individual matters, and providing the best service possible in helping them to achieve their legal goals.
He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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