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Will Attorneys Pittsburgh

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 Help in Pittsburgh at the Right Price


So you’ve been named as the Executor under a loved one’s Will, now what?  At first being appointed to serve in this role may seem like an honor, but you’ll find out soon enough that it can also be an awful lot of work.

What do I do first?  What are my responsibilities? How do I take control of and secure my loved one’s assets?  What obligation do I have to creditors... Read More

Pittsburgh Estate Planning

Estate Planning – The Basics Every Family Should Have In Place

Most folks hear the words estate planning and think it means simply having a Will or a Trust, but that’s really just a starting point.  Just as important as having one or both of those documents in place is to also make sure that your estate plan has provisions in place that will give your loved ones the ability to manage and control your assets and day-to-day affairs in... Read More


The Do's and Don'ts of Estate Planning

Estate Planning can sometimes seem like a complicated and confusing process, but it certainly doesn’t have to be. However, there certainly are a few very important things that you need to keep in mind.

The Do's of Estate Planning
  • Make sure your estate plan is flexible.  Estate laws are constantly changing and you need a plan that can easily adapt to such... Read More


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

Helping Seniors Stay in their Homes

Important Information for Our Aging Population

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

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