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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.


  • PROBATE ESTATE HELP

    HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT PROBATE & ESTATE ADMINISTRATION? WE CAN 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 estate administration process with competency, compassion and care for over 30 years.

    Why Choose Us?  It’s Simple Really:

    ●  We Offer Affordable Flat Fees

    ●  We Provide Free Legal... Read More

  • PITTSBURGH PROBATE & EXECUTOR HELP

    PROBATE MADE SIMPLE AND AFFORDABLE

    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

  • How Much Does Probate Cost

    Don’t Pay Too Much for an Estate Lawyer

    The law firm of American Wills & Estates has been assisting clients throughout Western Pennsylvania through the probate estate administration process with competency, compassion and care for over 25 years.  We handle the majority of the estates that we administer every year on a flat fee basis.  So what will a flat fee basis mean for you?  A lot, but most importantly it... Read More

  • Don't Hire An Estate Attorney Until You've Talked To Our Law Firm

    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 attorneys have over 145 years of combined legal experience and we offer the majority of our firm’s Estate... Read More

  • Pittsburgh Probate Lawyers

    Don't try to muddle through the probate estate administration process on your own.  Things can get complicated fast and mistakes can be costly.

    American Wills & Estates is a locally founded, owned and operated law firm with a practice limited to Estate Planning, Probate Estate Administration and Real Estate law. We have seven offices conveniently located... Read More

  • How to Avoid Probate Estate and Trust Litigation

    So what kind of situations can lead to litigation in probate court? Well, the simple answer is many different things. However, I recently came across an article by an estate attorney in California that does a nice job of identifying 10 of the primary reasons folks end up in estate litigation.

    If you are the Executor of a loved one's estate or the Trustee of their... Read More

  • Recently Experienced a Death in the Family? Here are Ten Things You Need to Know

    A Deceased Person’s Power of Attorney is No Longer Valid

    People often confuse the fact that, if they were the deceased person’s agent under a Durable Power of Attorney while he or she was still alive, they can then use that same authority to go forward with the administration of the individual’s estate. But beware, that document becomes null and void after a person’s death... Read More

  • Estate Planning for Young Families

    Millennials Need to be Educated on the Importance of Estate Planning

    I came across this great article on why as attorneys we need to spend more time educating millennials on the importance of estate planning. So often in our practice we encounter young people who are just starting families of their own who come into our offices with respect to helping their own parents get their estate planning affairs in order.

    Most of the time when... Read More

  • 15 Very Strange Ways to Die

    One thing in life is certain and that's death. Here's a little video of 15 folks who perished in some very strange ways to say the least.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEJk_4Jy1Aw

    ​Hopefully none of these very odd deaths awaits any of us, but it's a good reminder of why having a well drafted estate plan in place is so important.

    If you've been... Read More

  • Low Cost Probate Estate Administration Legal Services In Pittsburgh and Throughout Western Pennsylvania

    If you’ve recently lost a loved one and are looking to hire an experienced and trusted Probate Estate Administration law firm at the right price, look no further. At American Wills & Estates we’ve been guiding clients in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania through the often difficult probate process with competency, compassion and care for over 25 years. So,... Read More

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