We are delighted to announce that our physical office is re-opening to our existing and new clients. To provide safety to both our clients and staff, we are adapting the CDC guidelines for social distancing while we are in the yellow phase. Rest assured, that we have and will continue to regularly clean all areas of the office especially the high-traffic areas. All attorneys and staff will have their temperature taken daily and will be wearing masks when interacting with clients. Any attorneys and staff with a temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher will work remotely. They will then be required to follow CDCrecommended steps, including not returning to work until the CDC criteria to discontinue home isolation are met.

As the health and safety of our clients and their families is our top priority, we are asking that our clients follow the procedures below during the yellow phase:

  1. Upon entering the building, we ask that all persons wash their hands or hand-sanitize. We will be providing access to soap, hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes.
  2. We will also be taking temperatures with non-contact thermometers upon entering the office.
  3. Our office is set-up to comply with social distancing of six feet. In the conference and mediation rooms we are asking that each person sit a minimum of one chair apart from attorneys and/or staff at all times.
  4. Masks are available and will be provided open request.
  5. Teleconferences Zoom meetings, and FaceTime are available in lieu of inperson meetings if requested.
  6. We will continue to have the drop-box available for delivery of documents.

In the event that anyone is sick or have been exposed to COVID-19, we ask that you reschedule your appointment or utilize the electronic forums listed above.

As each county determines the procedures that will be followed, please ask your attorney of the specific procedures regarding the county in which your case in pending.

Please note that we will also continue to accommodate the needs of new clients, who are welcome, and as always we encourage and appreciate referrals. During this uncertain and unprecedented time, please stay safe and remember that Sweeney Law Office, LLC will remain by your side for all of your family’s legal needs. We ask that you have patience during this challenging time.

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Juvenile Law

Pittsburgh Juvenile Law Attorney

Our Butler County law firm is pleased to dedicate a significant amount of their select expertise and knowledge unique to Attorney Mildred B. Sweeney’s specialized education and expertise in clinical social work with children and families in the mental health, education and children and youth setting. Attorney Sweeney assists families, parents, and children for the purpose of assuring their rights as provided by the law in these individual settings. We handle a wide variety of juvenile law matters including disciplinary actions at school, foster care issues, and juvenile crime offenses. In all matters we represent the legal rights and best interests of youth offenders and their families. To learn more about our work on behalf of children in the Pittsburgh metro area, contact a Pennsylvania juvenile law lawyer via email or phone us today at 724-742-2590. You will always deal and speak directly with an attorney.

As a licensed social worker and director of children’s services programs, Mildred B. Sweeney worked for the benefit of children for over 25 years. Since 1992 Ms. Sweeney has maintained her license in social work and has served parents and children as a skilled family law attorney. In juvenile law matters Attorney Sweeney works with parents and school officials to arrange agreements that address the best interests of the child.

Sweeney Law Offices has historically been a vigorous representative and relentless advocate for both children and parents in the courtroom and in consistent interactions with the agencies that impact children’s and families’ lives on a daily basis.

Attorney Sweeney and the entire staff were privileged to represent a family in a high profile Butler County Children and Youth Dependency Litigation for almost one year. The Sweeney Law Office secured the expert testimony of two world renowned experts. In the field of Munchausen By Proxy Disturbance, Loren Pankrantz, Ph.D. flew in from Oregon and testified pro bono on behalf of this family. In the field of Mitochondrial Disease, Salvatore DeMaro, M.D., testified pro bono on behalf of Attorney Sweeny’s clients.

A prominent forensic psychiatrist in the area was very instrumental in assisting the litigation of this complex matter on behalf of our clients. Lawson Bernstein, M.D., is a noted psychiatrist in the Pittsburgh area who has been responsible for numerous psychiatric evaluations and treatment recommendations for the more complex psychiatric matters in Pennsylvania as well as across the country.

For more information about the highly complex litigation, please refer to the below Pittsburgh Post Gazette links:

At Sweeney Law Offices we represent families in Pennsylvania juvenile law matters involving:

  • Sex offenses
  • Drug offenses
  • Truancy
  • Expulsion from school
  • Children and Youth Services

We also advocate for children in county juvenile dependency matters. In these cases we seek effective decisions by county child welfare officials regarding the care and placement of dependant children. To discuss the needs of a western Pennsylvania juvenile, contact an experienced Pittsburgh juvenile law attorney via email or call us today at 724-742-2590.

Offices 20 minutes north of downtown Pittsburgh

Sweeney Law Offices Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania