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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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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

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Taking The Fear Out Of Probate Estate Administration Legal Fees & Costs

Hiring an estate attorney can be intimidating, especially when you’re already dealing with the emotional and difficult circumstance of having just lost a loved one.  It can become all the more intimidating when you have absolutely no idea how much the whole estate administration process is going to cost.  You can take a lot of the fear out of this situation by becoming... Read More


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 Documents

The... Read More


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), is called Probate... Read More

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American Wills & Estates is the #1 choice in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania when it comes to Probate Estate Administration and Estate Planning Law.

Why choose us?

● Our attorneys have over a 160 years of combined legal experience

● We offer most of our Estate Administration and Estate Planning services on a flat fee basis

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Being an Executor Isn’t Easy!

Being named the Executor of a loved one’s estate is certainly an honor, but it’s also a job and a lot of hard work and responsibility. If you find yourself about to enter into this role and are not sure where to turn for experienced, trusted and, most importantly, affordable legal advice, give us a call today at (412) 381-7370 to schedule your free legal consultation or... Read More

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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 with, but you now... Read More

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Have You Been Named as the Executor of a Loved One's Estate and Are Not Sure How to Proceed?

Being named as the Executor/Executrix of a loved one's estate is an honor, but it can also be a daunting responsibility.  Here's an article that I recently came across that does a nice job of setting forth some of the many responsibilities of the personal representative of an estate.


The... Read More

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