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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.


  • 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

  • Estate Planning for Seniors in Pittsburgh

    Important Steps to Take When Moving a Disabled Parent into Your Home

    Not many people realize this, but Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, has the second most elderly population base of anywhere in the country second only to Dade County, Florida.  Because we have so many senior citizens living here, it's extremely important to share information with them and their families that can help make their golden years happier, safer and, all around,... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Probate - Get Trusted, Experienced & Affordable Legal Help

    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.

    What Sets Us Apart From The Rest?
    • Our practice is limited exclusively to Probate Estate... Read More
  • Pittsburgh's #1 Choice for Estate Planning Law

    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

  • Why is American Wills & Estates the Right Choice for Estate Planning and Probate Estate Administration Law in Western Pennsylvania?

    ​The simple answer: experienced, trusted and most importantly, affordable, Probate Estate Administration and Estate Planning Legal services.  We've been assisting clients throughout Western Pennsylvania with competency, compassion and care for over 25 years.  We offer most of our legal services on a flat fee basis and we typically don't expect to be paid until the work has... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Probate

    Why We Are Pittsburgh’s #1 Choice for Probate Estate Administration & Estate Planning Law

    American Wills & Estates is a locally founded, owned and operated Pittsburgh law firm with a practice limited to Probate Estate Administration an Estate Planning law.  Whether you need our legal services to assist you in the administration of a loved one’s estate or to help you create an estate plan that best protects and serves your family’s specific, individual needs... Read More

  • Executor Help and Assistance in Pittsburgh PA

    5 Mistakes Heirs of an Estate Often Make

    So, you're the Executor, heir or a beneficiary of a recently deceased loved one's estate?  If so, here's an article that I came across that does a nice job of laying out some of the common mistakes that can be made by folks about to come into an inheritance.  Take a look.

    https://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/articles/2014/07/15/5-inheritance-mistakes-for-... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Estate Planning

    Make Sure You Keep Your Estate Planning Current

    We hear it everyday in our practice, "I did my estate planning years ago, I'm good to go."  The truth is, you may not be as "good to go" as you may think.

    We typically counsel our clients to review their Wills, Powers of Attorneys, Trusts and other estate planning documents every few years to make sure that they are up-to-date with not only the client's current... Read More

  • Estate Planning Pittsburgh

    Another Lesson in Bad Celebrity Estate Planning

    It never fails to amaze me how a person can have fame, celebrity and a boatload of money and, yet, fail to have even a remotely adequate estate plan.  Here's an article I came across that does a nice job of explaining why Whitney Houston's failure to have a well thought out and drafted estate plan left such a mess for her family and loved ones to deal with.  Take a look.... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Probate Law Firm

    Need Probate Help?

    Looking For An Estate Attorney? Find Out Why Our Law Firm is The Right Choice

    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 often frustrating and difficult Probate Estate Administration process with competency, compassion and care for over 25 years... Read More

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