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We strive to make the process of estate planning and estate administration as simple and straightforward as possible. At American Wills and Estates we speak to our clients in plain English, and we are sensitive to the fact that many of our clients are still grieving the loss of a loved one. Our number one goal is to put our clients at ease and to reassure them with competency and compassion in their times of need.


  • How Much Should Probate Estate Administration Cost?

    If you’ve recently lost a loved one and find yourself in need of hiring an estate attorney to guide you through the estate administration process, make sure you do your homework before you make a decision.

    When it comes to legal fees for probate estate administration services you are typically going to find that most attorneys charge one of three... Read More

  • Getting Started in the Role of Executor

    So You've Been Named as the Executor, Now What?

    Serving as an Executor (sometimes called a Personal Representative or Administrator) of an Estate doesn’t have to be a nightmare, but it’s important to be organized from the start. As the Executor you are going to be the person who is legally responsible for protecting the assets of the decedent until the... Read More

  • Pittsburgh’s First Choice for Estate Planning Law

    American Wills & Estates is a locally founded, owned and operated law firm that has been guiding clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania through the Estate Administration and Estate Planning process with competency, compassion and care for over 27 years. What Sets Us Apart?

    PRICE:
    • Last Will and Testaments: $75.00
    • ... Read More
  • Pittsburgh’s First Choice for Probate Estate Administration & Estate Planning Law

    American Wills & Estates is a locally founded, owned and operated law firm that has been guiding clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania through the Estate Administration and Estate Planning process with competency, compassion and care for over 27 years.

    What Sets Us Apart?

    ● PRICE – We provide the majority of our legal... Read More

  • PROBATE ESTATE HELP

    HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT PROBATE & ESTATE ADMINISTRATION? WE CAN HELP!

    American Wills & Estates is a locally founded, owned and operated law firm that has been guiding clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania through the estate administration process with competency, compassion and care for over 30 years.

    Why Choose Us?  It’s Simple Really:

    ●  We Offer Affordable Flat Fees

    ●  We Provide... Read More

  • Estate Attorneys Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

    PROBATE: DON’T PAY TOO MUCH!

    American Wills & Estates is a locally founded, owned and operated law firm that has been guiding clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania through the Probate Estate Administration process with competency, compassion and care for over 27 years. ● We provide the majority of our Estate Administration services on a flat fee basis ● Multiple... Read More
  • What is Probate?

    June 17, 2019

    By Lloyd A. Welling, Esq.

    Probate is the legal process by which a deceased person’s estate is formally administered by the court.  If there is a Will the person appointed is typically called the Executor or Personal Representative and if there is no Will the Administrator.   In either case, the person appointed will be in... Read More

  • Pittsburgh's #1 Source for Estate Planning & Estate Administration Law

    American Wills & Estates is a locally founded, owned and operated law firm with a practice limited to Estate Planning and Probate Administration Law. We have assisted thousands of clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania with competency, compassion and care over the last 27 years.

    Why Choose Us?
  • Probate Fees: Unravelling the Mystery

    By Lloyd A. Welling, Esq.

    May 31, 2019

    How much do Probate Estate Administration attorneys charge?  The answer can vary wildly depending on where you live and how large or complicated the estate in question may be. Remember also, you can typically hire an attorney to handle the whole estate administration process from start to finish or... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Estate Planning

    Pittsburgh’s #1 Choice for Estate Planning Law

    American Wills & Estates is a locally founded, owned and operated law firm that has been guiding clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania through the Estate Planning process with competency, compassion and care for over 26 year.

    What Sets Us Apart?

    Our entire practice is limited to Estate Planning and Probate Estate... Read More

  • Best Estate Attorneys in Pittsburgh

    Pittsburgh’s #1 Choice for Probate Estate Administration Law

    American Wills & Estates is a locally founded, owned and operated law firm that has been guiding clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania through the Probate Estate Administration process with competency, compassion and care for over 26 year.

    What Sets Us Apart?

    Our entire practice is limited to Estate Planning and Probate... Read More

  • Probate Help in Pittsburgh at the Right Price

    LEGAL HELP FOR EXECUTORS AT THE RIGHT PRICE

    So you’ve been named as the Executor under a loved one’s Will, now what?  At first being appointed to serve in this role may seem like an honor, but you’ll find out soon enough that it can also be an awful lot of work.

    What do I do first?  What are my responsibilities? How do I take control of and secure my loved one’s assets?  What obligation do... Read More

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