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

Pittsburgh Estate Attorney

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.


  • 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 of Attorney - $100.00... Read More

  • PITTSBURGH PROBATE LAW

    Beneficiary Designation Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    As an estate lawyer here in Pittsburgh for the past 26 years I can't tell you how often we've seen faulty beneficiary designations on retirement and investment accounts and life insurance policies reek havoc on the distribution that the deceased owner of the accounts and policies had intended.  When naming beneficiaries on these types of accounts it is absolutely essential... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Probate Help and Executor Assistance

    Common Myths & Misconceptions About Estate Planning & Probate Estate Administration

    People have all kinds of misconceptions when it comes to Estate Planning and Probate Estate Administration.  They often hear horror stories about the time, costs and expenses that will be involved in handling these types of legal matters.  Those stories are often high exaggerated or involve celebrities whose estates are far from the norm.  Typically, these kind of legal... Read More

  • PITTSBURGH PROBATE ASSISTANCE

    PROBATE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

    If you are about to enter into the often difficult and confusing process of administering a loved one’s estate, stop and do your homework before you jump in.  Just because your loved one left a Will, it does not necessarily mean that you are going to have to open and probate their estate.

    Probate is triggered not by the fact that someone had or did not have a Will at... Read More

  • Executor Help in Pittsburgh, PA

    What Does an Executor Actually Do?

    Being named as the Executor/Executrix of a loved one's estate is a great honor, but it's also a great responsibility.  Usually the first question we get from a client who is about to enter into the probate estate administration process is, "what do I actually have to do?"  Well, the short answer is, a lot of different things.  However, what the Executor's duties boil down... Read More

  • Executor Help & Assistance

    Are You an Executor and Need Help? Give us a Call Today.

    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 Probate Estate Administration process with competency, compassion and care for over 25 years.  Why choose our law firm?

    ●EXPERIENCE

    Our attorneys have over 145 years of combined legal experience... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Estate Planning

    BEST PRICED ATTORNEY PREPARED ESTATE PLANNING IN PITTSBURGH

    American Wills & Estates is a locally owned, founded and operated law firm that has been providing estate planning services to clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania for over 25 years.

    If you’ve been procrastinating about getting an estate plan in place that will provide peace of mind and security for your family’s future, stop.  We provide... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Estate Planning and Probate Estate Administration

    LOOKING FOR AN ESTATE ATTORNEY?

    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

    ● We... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Probate Law

    What to Look for When Hiring an Estate Attorney

    If you’ve recently lost a loved one and are looking to begin the probate estate administration process, there are three extremely important things you should consider before hiring an estate attorney to guide you through this process.

    Experience

    How much experience does the attorney have when it comes to handling estates?  An attorney may have been in practice for... Read More

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