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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 Estate Planning

    Pittsburgh’s #1 Choice for Estate Planning Law

    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 Estate Planning process with competency, compassion and care for over 26 year.

    What Sets Us Apart?

    Our entire practice is limited to Estate Planning and Probate Estate Administration Law

    We... Read More

  • Best Estate Attorneys in Pittsburgh

    Pittsburgh’s #1 Choice for Probate Estate Administration Law

    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 26 year.

    What Sets Us Apart?

    Our entire practice is limited to Estate Planning and Probate Estate Administration... Read More

  • ESTATE PLANNING: THE MUST HAVES

    April 19, 2019

    By Lloyd A. Welling, Esq.

    Most folks simply associate Estate Planning with having either a Will or a Trust.  However, in reality, there is usually a bit more to than that.  If you want to protect your hard earned legacy, protect your family and ensure that your final wishes are carried out, you’ll probably want to make sure that your estate plan... Read More

  • Pittsburgh's #1 Choice for Estate Planning

    When it comes to getting your estate planning in order, I have some very simple advice: BE CAREFUL!

    Estate Planning doesn't have to be complex, confusing and expensive, but it does have to be done correctly.  In this day and age of do-it-yourself and online shopping it's pretty easy to get yourself in trouble pretty quickly when it comes to estate planning.  Here's a... Read More

  • PITTSBURGH AFFORDABLE ESTATE PLANNING

    ESTATE PLANNING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

    If you are still procrastinating about getting your estate plan in place or making necessary updates to one that you had done years ago, stop.  Estate Planning doesn’t need to be a scary or expensive undertaking.

    American Wills & Estates is a locally founded, owned and operated law firm that has been guiding clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western... Read More

  • How much do estate attorneys charge

    ESTATE ATTORNEYS: FEES AND COSTS

    If you find yourself in need of hiring an estate attorney to assist you in the administration of a loved one’s estate, make sure you don’t end up paying way more than you need to.

    Estate attorneys typically bill one of three ways: on a percentage basis; on an hourly basis; or on a flat fee basis.  So which billing method is the right choice for you?  Well let’s take... Read More

  • ESTATE ATTORNEY PITTSBURGH

    Don't Leave a Messy Estate!

    People make many different mistakes when it comes to estate planning, but one of the one's that we see all too often in our practice is the messy estate.  What do we mean by a messy estate?   Well, pretty much exactly what it sounds like.  Namely, an estate where the deceased person made no effort while they were living to organize or streamline in any way their assets and... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Estate Planning

    American Wills & Estates is Pittsburgh’s #1 Choice for Estate Planning Law

    We are 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 Probate Estate Administration needs with competency, compassion and care for over 25 years.

    Need a Will?  We prepare comprehensive Wills for just $75.00.

    Need a Power of Attorney?  We... Read More

  • Estate Planning and Probate Help in Pittsburgh

    How to Make a Love One's Final Days as Comfortable as Possible

    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 ESTATE PLANNING

    So You Don't Think You Need Estate Planning? Think Again!

    Boy oh boy, every time I hear someone say "I don't need any estate planning, that's just for rich people", it makes me roll my eyes up in my head.  Here's an article from Forbes Magazine that should be a real eye opener for all of you procrastinators out there.  Estate planning is not just for old, rich people.  In fact, one of the most important roles it can play is to... Read More

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