Western PA's Premier Estate Administration & Estate Planning Law Firm

Estate Lawyers Pittsburgh

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.

Estate Attorneys Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh's #1 Choice for Estate Planning & 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.

Why Choose Us? It’s Simple Really:
  • We Offer Affordable Flat Fees
  • We Provide Free Legal... Read More
Probate Help in Pittsburgh 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 I have to creditors... Read More


Five Common Probate Mistakes

If you’ve recently been named as the Executor or Administrator of a loved one’s estate and are about to enter into the probate estate administration process, make sure that you take make one or more of these common mistakes.

Waiting Too Long

Obviously, you don’t need to start the probate process within days of losing a loved one, but waiting too long to do so can get... Read More

Probate Estate Administration & Executor Assistance at the Right Price

If you’ve recently lost a loved one and find yourself in need of an estate attorney to guide you through the often complicated estate administration process, who can you turn to for trusted, experienced and affordable legal assistance?  American Wills & Estates is a locally founded, owned and operated law firm that has been assisting clients throughout Western... Read More

Helping Seniors Stay in their Homes

Important Information for Our Aging Population

Not many people realize this, but Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, has the second most elderly population base of anywhere in the country second only to Dade County, Florida.  Because we have so many senior citizens living here, it's extremely important to share information with them and their families that can help make their golden years happier, safer and, all around,... Read More

Pittsburgh Probate Help

American Wills & Estates: Western Pennsylvania’s First Choice for Probate Estate Administration Law

If you’ve recently lost a loved one and find yourself in need of an estate attorney to assist you with the estate administration process, make sure you speak with our law firm before you hire anyone else.  So what sets us apart?  It’s simple really:

  • Our firm’s practice is limited exclusively to Estate Planning & Estate Administration Law
  • We provide... Read More
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