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1. Who is in charge of Montgomery County?
2. How do I contact a county department?
3. What are the county holidays and hours of operation?
4. How do I get to the Courthouse if I'm driving and where do I park?
5. When and where are the Commissioners' Board Meetings?
6. Where can I find past Commissioners Board meetings' minutes and videos?
7. How do I contact my local township and borough?

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1. What does your agency do?
2. I have a loved one who needs help in the home, what do I do?
3. How do I request Home-Delivered Meals (i.e. Meals on Wheels)?
4. Are all services provided by the Office of Senior Services free?
5. I’m a Veteran, what benefits do I qualify for?
6. How do I find out the name of my Care Manager?
7. I believe my elderly neighbor is being abused, what do I do?
8. What do I do if I think I’ve been scammed?
9. I need help paying my utility bills, can you help?
10. I need help getting a down payment for a new apartment, can you help?
11. I have an eviction notice and don’t know where to go, can you help?
12. How do I access Mental Health/Behavioral Health Services?
13. How do I apply for SNAP (formerly food stamps) and Medical Assistance benefits in the community?
14. My relative needs a nursing home, how do I proceed? How can I pay for nursing home care?
15. I need assistance in completing forms such as the Rent Rebate application, where should I call?
16. How do I receive my age verification if I do not have ID?
17. How do I get a copy of a death certificate, will or deed?

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1. Can I vote in person after requesting a ballot?
2. When are ballots being mailed to people who applied to vote by mail?
3. I received a mail-in ballot application but want to vote in person, what do I need to do?
4. My mail-in ballot application was declined because it was a duplicate, what does that mean?
5. Can I fax or email my application?
6. I applied for an absentee/mail-in ballot online but have not heard back. Do I apply again?
7. I cannot get out to pick up an application, is there another way to apply?
8. How do I change or add my email address on the mail-in ballot application?
9. Why was my mail-in ballot application declined?
10. I am moving to a new address in Montgomery County in October, after the date the ballots are going out. How do I make sure I get my ballot?
11. How do I change the address that my ballot is being mailed to?
12. Is photo ID required when voting via absentee?
13. Can I drop off a family member’s ballot?
14. Can I email a mail-in or absentee ballot application form?
15. I do not have a driver's license; how do I request a mail-in ballot?
16. I would like to apply to vote by mail but do not have a computer. What can I do?
17. How can I cancel my request for an absentee or mail-in ballot?

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1. Where can I lookup information on my property and surrounding properties?
2. What is a property assessment?
3. Who actually sets my assessment?
4. What is the County Board of Assessment Appeals?
5. What is meant by "uniform" assessment rate?
6. What is "Market Value"?
7. If I recently bought my property, is this purchase price considered?
8. What is the difference between an assessment and taxes?
9. How do I appeal my assessment?
10. What happens after I file an assessment appeal?
11. What happens at the assessment appeal hearing?
12. What is good evidence to convince the Board to reconsider a new value of my home?
13. Who may represent a property owner?
14. Are there special rules for corporations or an LLC etc.?
15. What happens if I am unable to attend my scheduled hearing date?
16. What happens if I decide not to go through with the appeal?
17. What happens after the assessment appeal hearing?
18. What happens if I don't agree with the Board's decision?
19. Are there programs available for those who have hardship cases?
20. Whom do I contact if I need information regarding tax information, tax rates and tax dollars?

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1. Can a teen parent apply for subsidized child care?
2. Can a foster parent apply for subsidized child care?
3. How quickly will I get child care assistance?
4. What are the child care options available to me?
5. What will I have to pay for subsidized child care?

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1. Can I obtain an adoption home study through the agency without becoming a foster parent?
2. What is the cost involved in adopting through the foster / adopt program?
3. Will I be able to adopt a healthy infant?
4. As a foster / adoptive parent, will I be given preference over the other potential adoptive parents if a child in my home becomes available for adoption?
5. How much involvement will I have with the birth family?

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1. Who are the children in foster care?
2. Where do the children who need foster care come from?
3. How long is "temporary"?
4. What are the rewards of becoming a foster family?

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1. What are CareerLink's hours of operation?

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1. Where can I find out more information about available training?

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1. What is a CHDO?
2. Are there requirements for community participation in CHDO's?
3. What kind of experience does a CHDO have to possess?
4. Can local governments create CHDOs?
5. Can for-profit organizations create CHDO's?
6. Why should a participating jurisdiction work with CHDOs?
7. Is the PJ limited to only 15 percent for CHDOs?
8. Is nonprofit participation limited to the CHDO set-aside?
9. What can CHDOs do with HOME funds?
10. Can CHDOs do things that other HOME program participants cannot?
11. Are there additional eligible program uses for HOME funds in CHDO projects?
12. Who will pay a CHDO for carrying out CHDO set-aside projects?
13. Are there other benefits available to CHDOs?
14. Are there non-HOME benefits from becoming a CHDO?

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1. Creating an account with Connetnetwork (Viapath)

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1. How do I get a copy of the death certificate?
2. How long does it take for an autopsy report to be completed?
3. How can I obtain a copy of the autopsy report?
4. Who can claim a decedent at the Coroner's Office?
5. How long are bodies kept at the Coroner's Office?
6. What is the process for obtaining DNA samples for paternity testing?
7. What other procedures for in-person identification at the Coroner's Office?
8. Where is the decedent's personal property held?

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1. How do I file for Child Custody?

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1. How do I get child support?
2. How do I estimate my support payment?
3. How do I file Exceptions to a Recommendation of a Hearing Officer in Support?
4. How do I change the amount I pay or receive?

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1. How can I gain access to County Funding for drug and alcohol treatment?
2. What is a clinical screening?
3. What is a financial screening?
4. What is the Montgomery County Drug and Alcohol Program?
5. Are there any preferences in placement?
6. Are there placement delays for any other populations or services?
7. Who will know about my substance abuse treatment?
8. What can I do if I am not satisfied with my treatment?
9. What other assistance is available to me during treatment?
10. How can I obtain more information about drug & alcohol services provided through the county program?
11. Who funds the Montgomery County Drug & Alcohol Program?
12. When are the Montgomery County Drug & Alcohol Council Meetings?
13. What are some helpful phone numbers for treatment support?

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1. Where can I have my CRN Evaluation completed and do the Alcohol Highway Safety School?
2. When can I schedule my CRN Evaluation?
3. Can I complete my CRN Evaluation in another county or state?
4. Can I complete my AHSS on line?
5. Can I make payments on line?
6. Do we accept credit cards?
7. Do I have to complete my drug and alcohol assessment at Rise Above?
8. Do I have to do a drug and alcohol assessment if I have already been involved in treatment after the DUI arrest?

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1. Does the Office of Public Health provide primary care (i.e., physicals, general exams, etc.)?
2. Does the Office of Public Health provide health insurance or require health insurance for services?
3. Is there a charge for a clinic visit?
4. What do you test for in the clinic?
5. Do you offer free adult and child dental care?
6. On what day(s) and time do you do immunizations?
7. Do you offer a “TB” skin test for school/work?
8. Do I need an appointment for an HIV and/or STD test?
9. Does the Office of Public Health do lead testing for children?
10. I'm traveling overseas and need to update my shots. Can I get these vaccines at your office?
11. Can I bring my children in for lice?

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1. Who do I contact if I have Spotted Lantern Fly?
2. I want to open a restaurant and need a license, who do I talk to?
3. How do I get a special event packet?
4. My neighbors have standing/stagnant water in their yard. Who do I contact?
5. I have a complaint about a restaurant with rats and the workers are not using gloves, who do I talk to?
6. My landlord isn’t doing anything about the living conditions in my apartment building. Who do I contact?
7. The building where I work is unsafe. Who should I contact?
8. Does the Office of Public Health offer the proficiency exam for the Certified Food Handler Program?

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1. What is the Office of Public Health's address?
2. Can I get directions to the Office of Public Health?
3. What are your hours? Are you open on Saturday?
4. Do staff at the Office of Public Health speak Spanish?
5. I had a bad experience with a physician in Montgomery County. Who do I call?
6. How do I obtain a birth/death certificate in the state of Pennsylvania?
7. How do I register a complaint against a Nursing Home?
8. How do I contact the Liquor Control Board?
9. Does the Office of Public Health provide health insurance?
10. If there is a dead animal on the road, who do I call to have it removed?

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1. Can you help me get a car seat or a stroller?
2. How can I get a mammogram?
3. Where can I discard unused prescription medication?

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1. Site Background
2. What are PFAS?
3. How can people be exposed to PFAS?
4. Will exposure to PFAS harm my health?
5. Should I get my blood tested for PFAS?
6. Can home water filters remove PFAS?
7. What is the potential risk for PFAS in surface water near the site?
8. Are fish near the site safe to eat?
9. What do we know about plants or animals raised in PFAS-contaminated areas?
10. What are safe gardening practices for PFAS-contaminated areas?

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1. I was bitten by a dog or cat, what do I do?
2. What do I do if a wildlife animal bites or scratches me?
3. What do I do if a wildlife animal bites/scratches or attacks my pet?
4. I found a bat in my house, what should I do?
5. I am a Veterinarian and would like to report a Bite Wound of Known or Unknown Origin?
6. How do I apply for a dog license?

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1. Can you find our permit for our septic system?
2. May I have a sewage permit package mailed to me?
3. Who do I contact with questions about our sand mound?
4. Who do I talk to about wetlands?

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1. What are the inheritance tax rates for a surviving spouse?
2. Who are considered to be lineal heirs and lineal descendants for the purpose of inheritance tax?
3. Is there a discount allowed on Pennsylvania inheritance tax?
4. Can the funeral expenses and unpaid bills of the decedent be deducted from the amount subject to tax?
5. I put my mother’s name on my savings account. Recently my mother died and now I am being told that I will have to pay an Inheritance Tax on my own money. Can this be correct?
6. Was the widows’ tax repealed in Pennsylvania?
7. What is the family exemption and how much can be claimed?
8. Who is entitled to claim the family exemption?

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1. What is the cost for data?
2. Can I get data on disk?
3. How soon can I get the data?
4. Can I get it emailed to me?
5. How do I pay?
6. What are our Office Hours?

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1. What tests are administered?
2. What types of education verification / certification do you require?
3. Must I complete a new application for each position for which I apply?
4. Will I be interviewed for the position for which I applied?

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1. My child is not going to school, what can I do?
2. Can I file a criminal complaint against my child and have them locked up?

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1. Where is the Law Library located?
2. When is the Law Library open?

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1. What about prior marriages?
2. Who must file the marriage return?
3. How do I request a duplicate marriage license?
4. We are getting married on an island or in another state. Where do we get our marriage license?
5. Can I register my marriage in Pennsylvania if it takes place in another country or state?
6. Is there a central registry of marriage in Pennsylvania?
7. I live in Montgomery County but my marriage is taking place in another county in Pennsylvania. Where can I get my marriage license?
8. Do I need a licensed minister or priest to perform my marriage ceremony?
9. How do I get a self-uniting license?
10. Does Pennsylvania recognize common-law marriages?
11. At what age is a person no longer a minor in Pennsylvania?
12. Why do you need my social security number (SSN) to apply for a marriage license?
13. What if I have a SSN but refuse to provide it?
14. What happens if I do not have a social security number (SSN)?
15. Marriage applications are public record. I do not want my SSN given out to the public.

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1. What services does the clerk of the Orphans’ Court provide?
2. How do I get appointed as the guardian of a minor child?
3. How do I get appointed as the guardian of an incapacitated person?
4. What time is the office open?

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1. Who needs a Guardian?
2. What is a Guardian and what does he or she do?

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1. What are the office hours at Green Lane Park?
2. When does boating season start at Green Lane Park?
3. Does GLP have ice fishing?

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1. Are students allowed to help inside the polls?
2. Can a committee person serve as an election official?
3. Who is eligible to work inside the polls?

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1. Where can I find filing fees?
2. What are the duties of the Prothonotary?
3. What are the hours of the Prothonotary Office?
4. What method of payment is accepted by the Prothonotary?
5. Are docket entries available on-line?
6. Can I conduct a search for civil suits or liens on the website?
7. Can I file a pleading by faxing it to the office?
8. I need to file for Custody. How do I start the process?
9. I need to file a Protection from Abuse? How do I do that?
10. How can I obtain a copy of my Divorce Decree?
11. Can I get a copy of my Marriage License at the Prothonotary’s?
12. Why is a lien or judgment that is paid still appearing on my credit report?
13. When I file something through the mail, how do I get the paperwork back?
14. Can I have copies of my paperwork made in the Prothonotary’s Office?
15. I purchased documents from your site less than 24 hours ago. Why can’t I view them?
16. Document Viewing: Troubleshooting

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1. Where can I find naturalization records?
2. My name was changed during a naturalization ceremony in Montgomery County. Where can I find my name change order?

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1. What is a Public Defender?
2. Do Public Defenders work for the District Attorney?
3. How do I apply for the Public Defender?

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1. What are the hours of the office?
2. Where is the office located?
3. How far back do your records go?
4. What are your fees for recording documents?
5. How do I obtain my original deed?
6. Can I obtain information over the telephone?
7. How do I obtain plain or certified copies of documents?
8. Can anyone look at my deed and mortgage?
9. How do I change/add/remove a name on my deed?
10. Is it necessary to remove a deceased spouse's name from my deed?
11. How do I replace a lost deed?
12. If I find a mistake in my deed how do I correct it?
13. Does your office record cemetery plots?
14. Does your office record mobile home park lots?
15. How do I check for liens against my property?
16. How can I determine the owner of a property?

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1. How many requests were received?
2. How was it decided what projects should get funded?
3. I am recommended to receive funding. What do I do now? When will I get the funding and should I begin my project?
4. I didn’t receive funding, will there be another round of applications? Or other funding I might receive?
5. What will happen to any unused money if projects are not completed or do not cost as much?
6. How will I know all these projects really happened and the impact it had on community?

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1. What does RO mean?
2. What is the mission of the RO?
3. Who makes up the RO?

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1. What is COVID-19? What is the COVID-19 public health emergency?
2. What is ARPA?
3. Where is the text of ARPA located?
4. Where can I find more information about ARPA, SLFRF, or the Final Rule?

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1. What are capital expenditures?
2. What are capital assets?
3. Is a capital expenditure an eligible use?
4. What should be considered when submitting a Capital Expenditure project?
5. What are some examples of capital expenditures?
6. What should be considered for the written justification for a capital expenditure of $1M or greater?

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1. What is SLFRF?

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1. What should be considered when submitting a Water or Sewer Infrastructure Project?
2. What are some examples of Water and Sewer Projects?
3. What are some examples of eligible projects under the Clean Water State Revolving Fund?
4. What are some examples of eligible projects under the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund?
5. What should be considered when submitting a Broadband Infrastructure Project?
6. What is Mbps?

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1. What are the Pandemic Recovery Funds?
2. What is the timeline for the Pandemic Recovery Funds?
3. What if the project is unable to be completed by December 31, 2026?
4. What are the eligible use categories for the Pandemic Recovery Funds?
5. What are other eligible uses of the Pandemic Recovery Funds?
6. Are administrative expenses an eligible use of the Pandemic Recovery Funds?
7. What are direct costs and indirect administrative costs?
8. Are grants an eligible use of the Pandemic Recovery Funds?
9. Are loans an eligible use of the Pandemic Recovery Funds?
10. What does the Final Rule say about non-federal match or cost-share requirements?
11. Can Pandemic Recovery Funds be pooled with other resources?
12. Can Pandemic Recovery Funds be blended or braided with other funds?
13. What are ineligible uses of the Pandemic Recovery Funds?
14. What is a pension fund?
15. Is the funding one-time or reoccurring?
16. How will the Pandemic Recovery Funds be paid out?
17. Can the County transfer Pandemic Recovery Funds?
18. Who is a subrecipient?
19. Who is a beneficiary?
20. Who is presumed "impacted"?
21. Who is presumed "disproportionately impacted"?
22. What is a Title I Eligible School?
23. How is low-income defined?
24. How is moderate-income defined?
25. What are Qualified Census Tracts (QCTs)?
26. What are the County's priorities?
27. What is meant by "transformative"?
28. What is meant by "underserved"?
29. Are there compliance and reporting requirements?
30. What if the Pandemic Recovery Funds are used in violation of the Final Rule?

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1. What should be considered when submitting a Premium Pay Project?
2. Can premium pay be awarded to volunteers?
3. Can premium pay be awarded in addition to overtime pay already earned?
4. How is premium pay awarded?
5. What is FLSA?
6. What if FLSA requires employees to be paid in excess of premium pay requirements?

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1. What should be considered when submitting a Public Safety, Public Health, or Human Services Staff project?
2. What should be considered when submitting a Government Employment and Rehiring Public Sector Staff project?
3. What is an FTE?
4. What should be considered when submitting an Effective Service Delivery project?

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1. Who can submit a Revenue Loss project?
2. What should be considered when submitting a Revenue Loss project?

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1. What should be considered when submitting a Negative Economic Impacts project?
2. What are the subcategories of Respond to Negative Economic Impacts?
3. What are some examples of Assistance to Individuals and Households?
4. What are some examples of Assistance to Small Businesses?
5. What is a small business?
6. What is a micro-business?
7. What are some examples of Assistance to Nonprofits?
8. What is a nonprofit?
9. What are some examples of Assistance to Impacted Industries?
10. What is an impacted industry?

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1. What should be considered when submitting a Public Health project?
2. What are the subcategories of Respond to Public Health?
3. What are some examples of COVID-19 Mitigation and Prevention?
4. What are some examples of Medical Expenses?
5. What are some examples of Behavioral Health Care?
6. What are some examples of Preventing and Responding to Increased Violence?

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1. What is an idea submission?
2. Who can submit an idea?
3. What happens to an idea after it gets submitted?
4. What is a project submission?
5. Who can submit a project?
6. Is a project budget required when submitting a project?
7. Is there a limit as to how much funding can be requested?
8. What happens to a project after it gets submitted?
9. How will the County decide how to expend the Pandemic Recovery Funds?
10. Where can I submit an idea or project?
11. What is meant by the "OpenGov Submission Portal"?
12. What if I have no email address?
13. Are there submission instructions?
14. What if I need assistance submitting an idea or project?
15. Is there pre-submission assistance available?
16. When are submissions due?
17. Does a submission need to be completed within a certain amount of time while in the Portal?
18. Can a submission be saved as a draft?
19. Can more than one idea be submitted?
20. Can more than one project be submitted?
21. Can multiple ideas and/or projects be submitted?
22. Can both an idea and a different project be submitted?
23. What if multiple individuals/entities want to submit a project?
24. Can a submission be submitted in any language?
25. What is meant by "County managed" projects?
26. Will there be multiple rounds of funding?
27. Will there be a feedback period to comment on the Draft Recovery Plan?

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1. How were project scores determined?
2. How was the scoring rubric created?
3. Who served on the External Review Committee?
4. How does my project score impact my project's likelihood of being funded?
5. Can I contest my project score?
6. When will I know if my project is being funded?
7. How are "ideas" being scored or incorporated into the funding plan?

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1. Where can I find information and programs regarding recycling?
2. When are the community recycling collection events taking place?

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1. What services does the Register of Wills Office provide?
2. Are all wills open to the public?
3. What does it mean to register a will?
4. Why is a will registered or probated?
5. What is probate?
6. What does the word intestate mean?
7. The decedent died without a will. Now what do I do?
8. What is a short certificate?
9. Why do you keep the original will?
10. Does a will get registered or filed after it is written?
11. I cannot find the original will. I only have a copy. What can I do?
12. What is a testator?
13. What are letters testamentary and letters of administration?
14. Do I need an attorney to apply for letters testamentary or letters of administration?
15. Who can be appointed administrator?
16. What do I need when I come to the office to open the estate?
17. Does your office assist in the preparation of the inheritance tax return?
18. Does the law require the signature of the testator to be witnessed at the time of signing?
19. What property passes by wills?
20. Is there any time limitation on the validity of a will?
21. Are life insurance proceeds subject to Pennsylvania inheritance tax?
22. Are transfers made prior to the decedent's death subject to Pennsylvania inheritance tax?
23. Does Pennsylvania recognize convenience account?
24. What are the spousal tax rates?
25. When is a will effective?

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1. What are Municipalities Responsibilities?
2. Who should I contact to remove large animal carcasses from the roadside?
3. Where should mailboxes be located?

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1. What are the requirements for gun permits?

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1. When and where do Sheriff’s Sales take place?
2. How do I find out which properties are being sold?
3. May I inspect a property I’m interested in prior to the sale?
4. Are Tax Sales or Judicial Sales included in the Sheriff’s Sale?
5. How do I buy a property at the Sheriff’s Sale?
6. How often is the sale list on the Real Estate Sheriff’s Sales web page updated with the status of the properties being offered?
7. Courtroom conduct.
8. REAL ESTATE SALE TERMINOLOGY

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1. Are there any charges for using my Pennsylvania EPPICard?
2. Can I use my Pennsylvania EPPICard as a bank account?
3. Do I have to have a bank account to use my Pennsylvania EPPICard
4. Do I have to get a Pennsylvania EPPICard?
5. Do I have to use the ATM to get cash at a bank displaying the MasterCard logo?
6. Do I need to change the name on my card if I get married?
7. How do I activate by Pennsylvania EPPICard?
8. How will I know how much money is in my Pennsylvania EPPICard account?
9. I have been using my Pennsylvania EPPICard for a while now, and want to switch to direct deposit. How do I do this?
10. I received the Pennsylvania EPPICard but I want my support money deposited to my bank account rather than to the card . What should I do with the card?
11. I think I got some mailers, but since I wanted to continue receiving checks, I threw the mailers (and the EPPICard) away. Now I’m not getting my support checks any longer. What should I do?
12. What do I do if I think the balance of my Pennsylvania EPPICard is incorrect?
13. What happens if I enter the wrong PIN number?
14. What if I do not sign up for direct deposit?
15. What if I forget my secret code or PIN?
16. What if I get an error message that reads Insufficient Funds?
17. What if my card will not work?
18. What is a PIN?
19. What should I do if I lose my Pennsylvania EPPICard?
20. When do I call 1-800-304-1669?
21. Where do I call if I have questions about my Pennsylvania EPPICard?
22. Where can I find a bank that accepts / displays the MasterCard logo?
23. Where can I shop or get cash with my Pennsylvania EPPICard?
24. Who should I contact if I have a problem getting cash from a teller at a MasterCard bank?
25. Will I get a monthly statement showing what I spent?
26. Will my card still work when my child support case closes?

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1. Do I have to complete the whole trail for credit?
2. Do my ‘free spaces’ have to be in Montgomery County?
3. When will I get my prize?
4. What are the prizes?
5. How can I keep up to date with information?
6. Where can I find information on COVID-19 in Montgomery County?
7. What do the symbols look like?

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1. What is VA Healthcare? How do I apply?
2. What is a VSO (Veteran’s Service Officer) and why would I need one?
3. What if I need counseling?
4. What is the National Cemetery Eligibility?
5. What is the Eligibility to Receive Care at one of the PA State Veterans Homes?

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1. How do I check to make sure I am registered to vote?
2. How do I register to vote?
3. Can I fax my registration application to the Voter Services Office?
4. Can my voter ID card be used as proof of citizenship?
5. Do I have to vote a certain amount of times in order to remain on the registration rolls?
6. How do I change my party identification? Address? Name?
7. How do I have my name removed from the voter rolls?
8. If I have moved but have not yet changed my voter registration record, can I still vote at the same location?
9. If I registered through Penn DOT, how will I know where to vote?
10. What is the rule about convicted felons and voting?
11. Who is eligible to vote in the Primary (spring) Election?
12. Where do I vote?
13. I am moving to a new county prior to the election, should I register there?

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1. When was my Provisional Ballot challenged and by whom?
2. What do the Challenge Reasons mean & what was the outcome from the hearing?
3. Some Provisional Ballots have been given "Full" credit while others have only been given "Partial" credit. What does that mean?
4. Are Sharpie pens OK to use on ballots?