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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

  • EXECUTOR HELP AND ESTATE ATTORNEYS PITTSBURGH

    So You’ve Been Named Executor: What Now?

    February 16, 2019

    By Lloyd A. Welling, Esq.

    Being named as the Executor of your loved one’s estate is certainly an honor, but it’s also a whole lot of work.  It’s pretty easy to get overwhelmed by the whole process, but here simple things to keep in mind to keep you on the right track.

    Organize and Set Aside Space for all of the Estate... Read More
  • Pittsburgh Estate Planning

    ESTATE PLANNING – THE BASICS EVERY FAMILY SHOULD HAVE IN PLACE

    Most folks hear the words estate planning and think it means simply having a Will or a Trust, but that’s really just a starting point.  Just as important as having one or both of those documents in place is to also make sure that your estate plan has provisions in place that will give your loved ones the ability to manage and control your assets and day-... Read More

  • Probate Made Easy

    Taking the Fear Out of the Probate Estate Administration Process

    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 years.

    So What Sets Us Apart from Our Competition?  It’s Simple Really.

    ● Our law firm’s... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Probate Estate Administration

    Why is American Wills & Estates Pittsburgh’s #1 Choice for Estate Planning & Probate Estate Administration Legal Assistance? It’s Simple Really!

    ● We are a locally founded, owned and operated law firm that has been guiding clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western  Pennsylvania through the Estate Planning & Probate Estate Administration process with competency compassion and care        for over 26 years. ● Our law firm’s practice is limited to Estate Planning & Probate Estate... Read More
  • 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 25 years.

    We offer comprehensive free legal consultations and provide the majority of our... Read More

  • ESTATE PLANNING DONE RIGHT AT THE RIGHT PRICE!

    Posted on January 6, 2019 by Lloyd A. Welling, Esq.

    Comprehensive estate planning is a process that includes many different legal considerations and the formal preparation of a number of different potential legal documents.  Effective estate planning allows you to plan for the management of your hard earned assets during your lifetime, so that the... Read More

  • PROBATE: WHAT’S IT MEAN AND HOW MUCH WILL IT COST?

    Posted on January 6, 2019 by Lloyd A. Welling, Esq.

    The terms “Probate” and “Probate Estate Administration” are often used synonymously. The formal process by which an Executor or Administrator is appointed by the Register of Wills or other named local county office to oversee the administration of an estate for a person who has died (a Decedent... Read More

  • Pittsburgh's #1 Choice for Affordable Attorney Prepared Estate Planning & Probate Assistance

    American Wills & Estates is a locally founded, owned and operated law firm that has been assisting clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania with all aspects of Estate Planning and Probate Estate Administration with competency, compassion and care for over 25 years.

    Last Will and Testaments - $75.00

    Durable Powers... Read More

  • AFFORDABLE PROBATE ESTATE ADMINISTRATION HELP

    Affordable Probate Help & Executor Assistance

    Pittsburgh's Trusted, Experienced and Affordable Source for Probate Estate Administration Law

    We have been guiding clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania through the Estate Administration process with competency, compassion and care for over 25 years.

    Affordable Flat Fees

    Multiple Convenient Locations

    Home,... Read More

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