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

Pittsburgh Probate Lawyer

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 HELP

    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

  • 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

  • Pittsburgh’s Choice for Probate Estate Administration Law

    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

  • 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 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 and Estate Planning Law

    Probate, Wills & Executors: What's it all Mean

    Most people have at one time or another heard the terms probate, wills and executor, but what the heck do they really mean.  I read an article in Forbes magazine early this year that does a pretty nice job of addressing precisely these questions.  Take a look:

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2017/04/07/probate-wills-executors-your-estate-planning-questions-... Read More

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    Probate: It's not as Scary as People Sometimes Make it Out to Be

    When Pennsylvania residents hear the word "probate," they often get very apprehensive.  Even if they’ve never been through the process of administering a loved one’s estate, they typically have preconceived notions that it is something that should be avoided at all cost.  However, most of the time these feeling prove to be misconceptions that were based on exaggerations or... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Top Rate Estate Law Firm

    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
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