Pennsylvania Estate Planning Lawyers
Frackville, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 17 years experience
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Erie, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years experience
Quakertown, PA 18951
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Ms. Ashby has devotedly pursued the practice of law in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey since 1992 in the areas of Wills/Estates, Elder Law, Mediation, Family Law and Adoptions. Ms Ashby is the owner of the...
Mr. Whalen is a Past President of the Delaware County Estate Planning Council, recipient of the Legum Magister Post-Doctorate Degree in Taxation (from the Villanova University School of Law), recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Wills, Trusts, and Estates (from the Widener University School of Law), and a recipient of the ABA-BNA Law Award for Academic Excellence (from...
I am also an experienced appellate attorney, having brought and defended numerous appeals in Pennsylvania's appellate courts. I served as appellate counsel for the following reported decisions: David R. Nicholson, Builder,...
Focusing on each client's particular needs and desires, in addition to a deep commitment to client service, is the foundation of my practice. Listening and working together with the...
Pottstown, PA Estate Planning Lawyer
Erie, PA Estate Planning Attorney
Ms. Sallen has also spent several years working as a political consultant, lending her services to local, congressional, state, and...
Ms. Ward also works with...
Philadelphia, PA Estate Planning Lawyer
Attorney Hollinger also represents husbands and wives, mothers and fathers in the complex areas of Family Law. He provides passionate representation in divorce, custody, child...
York, PA 17401
Dickinson School of Law
Prior to working at Casale & Bonner, Attorney Cronin was employed as an Assistant Public Defender...
American Wills & Estates is a locally owned and operated Pittsburgh law firm with a practice limited to Probate Estate Administration, Estate Planning and Real Estate law.
Whether you need our legal services to assist you in the probate estate administration of a loved one’s estate or to help you create and craft an estate plan that best protects and serves your family’s specific, individual...
Attorney Leake has extensive courtroom experience as his practice focuses mainly on courtroom litigation. He has presented countless cases before the court and is generally...
West Chester, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 50 years experience
During his years of practice, Joe has prepared Wills or Trust documentation for more than 6,500 individuals and has served as legal counsel for the settlement of more than 1,300 estates or trusts. He was featured nationally for the first court decision forcing the IRS to pay a taxpayer’s legal fees.
Joe is an elected fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and...
Elizabeth graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Architecture. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law with an Advanced Certificate in Intellectual Property and Technology Law.
Ms. White is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and Pennsylvania Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (PAELA). She is a member and...
Attorney Stumpf received her undergraduate degree from Grove City College in 2003 and her Juris Doctor from the Penn State - The Dickinson School...
Philadelphia, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 29 years experience
Pennsylvania Estate Planning Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Mid-Penn Legal Services
Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network
Planning your estate?
Estate planning arranges for the transfer of an individual's estate at the time of death. An estate consists of all property owned at death before it is distributed by will, trust, or intestacy laws. An estate may contain both real property and personal property. Estate planning allows an individual to decide exactly who will benefit from his or her estate, and to what extent. It can also reduce the taxes imposed on the transfer of assets at death.
An experienced estate planning lawyer can help minimize the amount of the estate surrendered to taxes as well as ensure that the management and distribution of the estate is carried out according to your plans. Particularly when your plans are complex and/or you have substantial property or assets, it is important to have an attorney who can ensure that your plan functions the way you intend. Depending on the complexity of your individual situation, your estate planning team may include attorneys, financial planners, bankers and insurance professionals. Some states certify attorneys as estate planning specialists, which means they have met certain requirements for experience, education, and testing in that field.
Fiduciary: A person or institution who manages money or property for another and who must exercise a standard care imposed by law, i.e., personal representative or executor of an estate, a trustee, etc.
Personal representative: The person who administers an estate. If named in a will, that person's title is an executor. If there is no valid will, that person's title is an administrator.
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