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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.
Probate Estate Administration is the formal process of collecting and marshaling a deceased person’s assets, satisfying existing debts, paying estate, inheritance and final income taxes, and then distributing what remains to the decedent’s heirs and beneficiaries. Unless the heirs and family members start fighting, most of the process is done with little actual court... Read More
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
Why is American Wills & Estates Pittsburgh’s #1 Choice for Estate Planning & Probate Estate Administration Legal Assistance? It’s Simple Really!
Pittsburgh's Trusted, Experienced and Affordable Source for Probate Estate Administration Law
We have been guiding clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania through the Estate Administration process with competency, compassion and care for over 25 years.
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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. Our law firm’s practice is focused exclusively on Estate Planning and Estate Administration law and our... Read More
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
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.
American Wills & Estates is a locally founded,... Read More
One of the mistakes we often see people make is rushing to open an estate before they’ve even properly investigated whether or not there may be other options available. Namely, not all estates will require formal probate proceedings. Many estates can be resolved by small estate petitions, by affidavit and... Read More
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 Planning and Probate... Read More