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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.


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    Another Lesson in Bad Celebrity Estate Planning

    It never fails to amaze me how a person can have fame, celebrity and a boatload of money and, yet, fail to have even a remotely adequate estate plan.  Here's an article I came across that does a nice job of explaining why Whitney Houston's failure to have a well thought out and drafted estate plan left such a mess for her family and loved ones to deal... Read More

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    So You Don't Think You Need Estate Planning? Think Again!

    Boy oh boy, every time I hear someone say "I don't need any estate planning, that's just for rich people", it makes me roll my eyes up in my head.  Here's an article from Forbes Magazine that should be a real eye opener for all of you procrastinators out there.  Estate planning is not just for old, rich people.  In fact, one of the most important roles... Read More

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    Need Probate Help?

    Looking For An Estate Attorney? Find Out Why Our Law Firm is The Right Choice

    American Wills & Estates is a locally founded, owned and operated law firm that has been assisting clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania through the often frustrating and difficult Probate Estate Administration process with competency, compassion and... Read More

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    DO-IT-YOURSELF ESTATE PLANNING IS A VERY BAD IDEA

    In the day and age of Google and the world seemingly being at our fingertips, I'm seeing more and people take on tasks that they are eminently unqualified to take on.  Remember, you're not a car mechanic merely because you watched an engine repair video online.  This same concept holds true when it comes to putting together an effective estate plan that... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Probate Law Firm

    What is Probate and How Does it Work?

    So what the heck does probate even mean?  Not surprisingly, most people have no idea what the probate estate administration process entails until they find themselves unwittingly dragged into.  Unfortunately, this process typically coincides with the death of a loved one.  So not only are you dealing with a sad and emotionally charged situation to start... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Probate Law

    How Much Do Estate Lawyers Charge for Probate?

    If you're the Executor of a loved one's estate and are about to hire an estate lawyer to take you through the probate estate administration process, you need to educate yourself a bit on what you might expect to pay for these kind of legal services.  Here's a nice article that does a good job of breaking down the three most common ways that estate... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Estate Planning

    Why Do I Need a Will?

    I constantly hear people say, "I don't need a Will, my estate is too small to matter."  Well, this is just a silly statement.  No matter the size of your estate, you should have a Will.  Here's an article I recently read that does a nice job of setting forth the top 10 reasons why having a Will is so necessary and important.  Take a look, I think you'll... Read More

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    PITTSBURGH'S PREMIER PROBATE ESTATE ADMINISTRATION LAW FIRM

    AMERICAN WILLS & ESTATES – 5-STAR RATED BY CLIENTS

    We are a locally owned and founded law firm that has been assisting and 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 free legal consultations and provide... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Estate Attorney

    PITTSBURGH WILL LAWYERS & EXECUTOR HELP

    PITTSBURGH WILLS & ESTATE LAW FIRM – 5-STAR RATED BY CLIENTS

    American Wills & Estates is a locally owned and founded law firm that has been assisting and guiding clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania through the Estate Planning and Estate Administration process with competency, compassion and care for over 25 years.  ... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Will Lawyers

    PROBATE & ESTATE ADMINISTRATION HELP

    PITTSBURGH’S PROBATE LAW FIRM – 5-STAR RATED BY CLIENTS

    American Wills & Estates is a locally owned and founded law firm that has been assisting and guiding clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania through the Probate Estate Administration process with competency, compassion and care for over 25 years.  We are your source for trusted... Read More

  • Estate Planning Attorneys in Pittsburgh

    Pittsburgh Estate Planning Lawyers

    Unfortunately and all to often, we see heirs begin to fight with each other almost immediately after a loved one's death.  A lot of these potential problems can be nipped in the bud with a well thought out and drafted estate plan.

    American Wills & Estates is a locally founded, owned and operated law firm with a practice limited to Estate... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Probate Lawyers

    Don't try to muddle through the probate estate administration process on your own.  Things can get complicated fast and mistakes can be costly.

    American Wills & Estates is a locally founded, owned and operated law firm with a practice limited to Estate Planning, Probate Estate Administration and Real Estate law. We have seven offices... Read More

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