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.
Commonly Held Probate Myths
October 25, 2018 by Lloyd A. Welling, Esq.
Most folks know little or nothing when it comes to the actual probate process and the administrative steps that follow. Sure, most of us know that it has something to do with what happens after the death of a loved one, but beyond that our typical understanding of the actual process is often shrouded in popular myths and... Read More
ESTATE & PROBATE HELP YOU CAN RELY ON
If you’re the Executor or Administrator of a loved one’s estate and are not sure where to turn for trusted and experienced legal assistance, look no further!
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... Read More
Rule #1 for Executors: Keep the Beneficiaries Well-Informed
Serving as an Executor is certainly an honor, but it’s also a lot of work. You can easily overwhelmed by many responsibilities and forget that there are anxious beneficiaries waiting in the background. While your priorities should remain focused on gathering the estate assets, paying the bills and filing the appropriate tax return, don’t forget to keep the beneficiaries... Read More
Pittsburgh Probate Estate & Trust Administration Law
If you’re about to become the Executor or Administrator of a loved one’s estate, don’t panic. At American Wills and Estates our trusted and experienced estate attorneys have been guiding clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania through the Probate Estate and Trust Administration process with competency, compassion and care for over 25 years.
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What Do You Do When Your Aging Parent Refuses Care?
One of the difficult things that we deal with in our practice on a regular basis is the elderly parent who simply refuses all efforts by their adult children to provide for any type of care or assistance. Sometimes this may be the result of nothing more than stubbornness and misplaced pride, but sometimes it may be a sign that a more serious cognitive impairment or decline... Read More
Making a Love One's Final Days Happy and Peaceful
As important as estate planning can be when it comes to protecting our hard earned legacies and ensuring that our estate assets will ultimately pass on to our intended loved ones, equally important is making sure that our final days will be as comfortable and peaceful as possible. I think we all sometimes fail to consider the vital role that hospice and end of life care... Read More
Affordable Executor Help & Assistance
If you've recently lost a loved one and find yourself about to begin the probate estate administration process and are not sure where to turn for trusted, experienced and affordable legal assistance, we can help. The law firm of American Wills & Estates has been assisting clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania through the probate process with... Read More
Pittsburgh's Top Rated Probate Estate Administration Law Firm
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 the Probate Estate Administration process with competency, compassion and care for over 25 years.What Sets Us Apart?
- OUR PRACTICE IS LIMITED EXCLUSIVELY TO PROBATE ESTATE... Read More
When Estate Planning Goes Wrong
Why is putting a proper estate plan in place so very important? Well, here's an article I recently came across that does a nice job of explaining the many bad things that can happen when estate planning mistakes are made. You've worked way too hard to leave your estate plan up to chance. Stop procrastinating and protect your family and loved ones and your hard earned... Read More
No More Excuses About Not Having an Estate Plan
American Wills & Estates is a locally owned and founded law firm that has been assisting clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania with competency, compassion and care for the past 25 years. Our law firm's practice is limited specifically to two areas of law: Estate Planning and Probate Estate Administration.
For a limited time we are very... Read More