Pittsburgh Will 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.
June 17, 2019
By Lloyd A. Welling, Esq.
Probate is the legal process by which a deceased person’s estate is formally administered by the court. If there is a Will the person appointed is typically called the Executor or Personal Representative and if there is no Will the Administrator. In either case, the person appointed will be in charge of gathering the... Read More
Posted on January 6, 2019 by Lloyd A. Welling, Esq.
Comprehensive estate planning is a process that includes many different legal considerations and the formal preparation of a number of different potential legal documents. Effective estate planning allows you to plan for the management of your hard earned assets during your lifetime, so that the management and... Read More
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
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
If you’ve been procrastinating about getting your estate planning documents in order, stop! American Wills & Estates is a locally founded, owned and operated law firm that has been guiding clients throughout Western Pennsylvania through the estate planning process with competency, compassion and care for over 25 years.So What Sets Us Apart?
● Our practice is... Read More
As a senior citizen you should be enjoying your retirement years and not fretting endlessly over end of life care and other estate planning issues. However, with over 120 million American seniors not having updated estate plans or, for that matter, any kind of estate plan at all, according to the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils, an awful lot of... Read More
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
Have you been procrastinating about getting your estate planning documents in order? Are you dreading the fees you’re going to pay your attorney to have this done? Well stop! 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 of their Estate Planning and... Read More
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
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