Pottstown, Pennsylvania Estate Planning Lawyers

Megan D. Halter
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Experienced & Successful Estate Planning Counsel! Skilled Legal Representation!

I am a knowledgeable estate planning attorney. I am dedicated to providing legal counsel and representation to families with estate planning needs. Visit my website to see case results or call for a consultation! Read More »
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Joel S. Luber
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Dedicated & Experienced Pennsylvania Estate Planning Counsel & Representation!

I have been advocating for the rights and interests of estate planning clients for 35 years. I am dedicated to providing exceptional representation and outcomes! Call for a consultation! Visit my website for results. Read More »
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Stephen M. Asbel
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Comprehensive estate planning and probate services. Free consultation. Call now!

I’m an experienced estate planning attorney and serve clients throughout Philadelphia. I provide personalized representation and handle all types of cases, including wills, trusts, living wills, and powers of attorney. Read More »
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George J. D'Ambrosio
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Experienced & Skilled Attorney! Counsel & Advocacy for Estate Planning Needs!

I am dedicated to protecting the rights and interests of those with estate planning needs. I am committed to providing skilled and comprehensive representation! Visit my website to see results or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Charles Rick
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Pottstown, PA Estate Planning Lawyer
(610) 850-9036 933 N. Charlotte Street
Suite 3-B
Pottstown, PA 19464
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Probate
Loyola University New Orleans
Attorney Rick started working in the legal field as a file clerk for Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre LLP, a large, widely-known law firm in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2006. During law school, he began working with Usry, Weeks & Matthews A.P.L.C. up until he graduated from Loyola University, College of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana. He subsequently returned to Pennsylvania and began working at a small neighborhood law firm as an associate attorney. In 2012, he began working at Roland Stock, a solid and well established law firm in Reading, PA. ...
Levi S. Wolf
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Pottstown, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 23 years experience
(610) 323-7436 800 East High Street
P.O. Box 444
Pottstown, PA 19464-0444
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Workers' Comp
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Levi S. Wolf is Certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Mr. Wolf was born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, and educated in the Pottstown elementary schools through sixth grade. He graduated from The Hill School in 1989, earning membership in the Cum Laude Honor Society. Mr. Wolf began his undergraduate studies in the University of Pittsburgh College of Engineering, where he was an Engineering Honors Scholar. He then transferred to the University of Pittsburgh College of Arts and...
Paul A Bauer III
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Pottstown, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 26 years experience
(610) 970-4961 2050 East High Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, DUI and Municipal
Widener University
My name is Paul A. Bauer III, and I am the founding lawyer of Bauer and Associates. I focus my legal practice on providing the most aggressive criminal defense in the Pottstown area. I previously spent fourteen years as a founding partner of the Garner & Bauer Law Firm and four years in the Montgomery County district attorney’s office where I prosecuted more than 1,000 cases.
Peter J Dolan
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Pottstown, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 19 years experience
(610) 906-3147 1800 E. High Street, Suite 150
Pottstown, PA 19464
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Social Security Disability
Temple University
I have been serving the Pottstown area and Berks County as an attorney since 1999. I concentrate my practice in family law, (divorce, custody, support, alimony) and Estates planning and administration. My client is always the boss. I give good legal advice and follow the goals of my client. I work hard to resolve issues amicably, when possible, and through the Courts, when necessary.
Mark Medvesky
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Pottstown , PA Estate Planning Attorney with 26 years experience
(610) 323-7466 635 E. High Street
Pottstown , PA 19464
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Immigration and Real Estate
Temple University
My professional approach to people and problems was developed during my time in the Military. I enlisted in the US Air Force out of high school and later earned my commission before retiring in 2008. My goal is to build relationships with my clients whether my time with them last months or years.. I am about more than just performing a legal task and collecting payment. Whether I am providing full-service representation or limited scope services, I work to make the process as smooth as possible, establishing trust and respect with all parties involved. We are a general practice firm...
Jessica R. Grater
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Pottstown, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 12 years experience
(610) 323-7436 800 East High Street
P.O. Box 444
Pottstown, PA 19464
Estate Planning and Probate
Widener University
Jessica Grater focuses her practice on Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Social Security Disability, and Litigation. Born in Pottstown and raised in Bechtelsville, Jessica has very strong local ties. She graduated from Boyertown Area Senior High School in 1993, and went on to earn her Bachelor's degree from the University of Pittsburgh, graduating magna cume laude. In 2007, she earned her Juris Doctor degree from Widener University School of Law, where she graduated in the top one-third of her class and earned a Certificate of Achievement in Constitutional Law-Seminar. During her college and law school careers, she acquired several years...
Lee Fillmen Mauger Esq.
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Pottstown, PA Estate Planning Attorney with 37 years experience
(610) 323-4100 1401 E. High St.
P.O. Box 698
Pottstown, PA 19464
Estate Planning, Elder and Real Estate
Dickinson School of Law
Attorney in private practice since 1981 focusing primarily on elder law and estate planning, real estate investment and transactions, including zoning, and general business matters.
Allan J Ray Esq.
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Pottstown, PA Estate Planning Attorney with 7 years experience
(484) 948-3276 1800 East High St.
Suite 150
Pottstown, PA 19464
Estate Planning, Family, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law
Michael L Mauger
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Pottstown, PA Estate Planning Attorney
(610) 323-4100 PO Box 698
Pottstown, PA 19464
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Entertainment & Sports and Probate
Villanova University School of Law
Robert Taylor McClintock
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Pottstown, PA Estate Planning Attorney with 11 years experience
(610) 850-9036 Suite 3B
Pottstown, PA 19464
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Municipal and Real Estate
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Karim Patrick Husain
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Pennsylvania Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience

Karim P. Husain concentrates his practice in the areas of Wills, Trusts & Estates, Bankruptcy, Business Consulting & Commercial Litigation and Tax Controversies & Tax Litigation. Formerly a senior associate... Read More »
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Pottstown, PA Estate Planning Attorney
(610) 323-3306 224 King St
Pottstown, PA 19464
Estate Planning, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Pottstown, PA Estate Planning Lawyer
(610) 323-1400 1129 High St
Pottstown, PA 19464
Estate Planning and Municipal
Pottstown, PA Estate Planning Attorney
(610) 323-1400 1129 High St
Pottstown, PA 19464
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Pottstown, PA Estate Planning Attorney
(610) 323-1400 1129 High St
Pottstown, PA 19464
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Pottstown, PA Estate Planning Attorney
(610) 323-5300 152 E High St
Pottstown, PA 19464
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
Pottstown, PA Estate Planning Attorney
(610) 323-5700 1296 High St
Pottstown, PA 19464
Estate Planning, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Pottstown, PA Estate Planning Lawyer
(610) 323-5700 1296 High St
Pottstown, PA 19464
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
Rebecca Hobbs
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Phoenixville, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 9 years experience
(610) 917-9347 347 Bridge Street, Suite 200
Phoenixville, PA 19460
Estate Planning, Elder, Nursing Home and Probate
Regent University School of Law
Rebecca A. Hobbs is an attorney with the law firm O’Donnell, Weiss & Mattei, P.C. with offices in Pottstown and Phoenixville. She focuses her practice on elder law, special needs planning, estate planning, estate and trust administration, and Veteran’s benefits. Rebecca is Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Rebecca received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor in Political Science from Eastern University in 2006. She received her Juris Doctorate from Regent University School of Law in 2009. She is licensed to practice in...
Matthew Roy Kessler
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Douglassville, PA Estate Planning Attorney
(610) 385-1090 1008 Benjamin Franklin Highway West
Douglassville, PA 19518
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Family
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Attorney Kessler has been practicing law in Southeastern Pennsylvania since 1998 and was the founder of the Law Offices of Matthew R. Kessler, L.L.C., located in Douglassville, PA, in 2005.
Henry Charles Markofski
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Gilbertsville, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 37 years experience
(610) 367-4444 1258 East Philadelphia Avenue
Gilbertsville, PA 19525
Estate Planning, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Charles graduated from the Hill School in 1973 and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Catholic University of America in 1977. He received a Juris Doctor degree from the Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware in 1981. Charles was hired as an Assistant District Attorney in Montgomery County from 1981 to 1985. Charles was admitted to practice before the following Courts: Supreme Court of Pennsylvania - 1981 U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania - 1984 Supreme Court of Florida - 1984 United States Patent and Trademark Office – 1992 He went on to...
Karyn Seace
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West Chester, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 15 years experience
(610) 436-1676 113 East Evans Street
Suite D-2, Matlack Building
West Chester, PA 19380
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
Widener University
The area of my chosen practices that I am truly the most passionate about is assisting the elderly. I have helped many clients who are facing the most financially difficult times of their lives to have certainty as they enter their golden years. I am up to speed in the latest techniques and in fact have had other lawyers refer their cases to me.
John B. Whalen, Jr.
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Wayne, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 28 years experience
(610) 407-0220 1199 Heyward Road
Wayne, PA 19087
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
Villanova University School of Law and Widener University Delaware School of Law
John B Whalen Jr Esq

• John B. Whalen, Jr., JD., LL.M., is an AV Peer Review Rated Preeminent 5.0 and Avvo Rated 10.0 Superb (obtaining over 95 client reviews and peer endorsements) premier and prestigious Attorney and Counselor at Law. •

• He has amassed over 60 prestigious professional awards and over 5000 client reviews and endorsements.

• Mr. Whalen concentrates his three decade career in the legal areas of Pa Probate, Pa Last Wills, Pa Estates, and Pa Estate Settlement.

• Mr. Whalen provides brief free initial consults all seven days, requires a one hour ($450.00) consult fee paid in advance for...
Karim Patrick Husain
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Bala Cynwyd, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience
(610) 308-9747 2 Bala Plaza
#300
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Probate and Tax
Villanova University School of Law and University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Karim P. Husain concentrates his practice in the areas of Wills, Trusts & Estates, Bankruptcy, Business Consulting & Commercial Litigation and Tax Controversies & Tax Litigation. Formerly a senior associate with a private law firm and a Big 4 accounting firm, he also served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Charles A. Lord of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania and to the Hon. Robert A. Latrone of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. A long-time resident of the Philadelphia area, Mr. Husain received his Master of Laws in Taxation from the Villanova University School of Law, Juris Doctorate...
Kelly Phillips Erb
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Paoli, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 22 years experience
(610) 993-2690 20 South Valley Road
Suite 100
Paoli, PA 19301
Estate Planning, International and Tax
Temple University Beasley School of Law and Temple University Beasley School of Law
Kelly Phillips Erb is a founding shareholder of The Erb Law Firm PC, in Paoli where she focuses on tax law for businesses and families. She received her B.A. from Meredith College in Raleigh, N.C. and her J.D. and LL.M. Taxation from Temple University School of Law. Ms. Phillips Erb is an active member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, where she serves on the Solo and Small Firm Section Council as Treasurer and is a member of the Tax Section and Women in the Profession Committees. She authors the popular "Taxgirl" blog for Forbes.com, which has been...
Tejal Mehta
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King of Prussia, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 28 years experience
(610) 994-0295 Parkview Tower
1150 1st Avenue, Suite 501
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Estate Planning, Immigration and Probate
University of Houston - Main Campus
Tejal Mehta is an accomplished lawyer who is licensed in Pennsylvania and possesses over 20 years of legal experience. Attorney Mehta practices Immigration Law and the inter-related areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, and Probate. The legal services offered by the Law Office of Tejal Mehta include: Estate Planning (Wills; Trusts; Power of Attorney; Guardianship). Estate Administration (Probate; Deed Transfers; Pennsylvania Inheritance Taxes) Immigration (Citizenship; Marriage and Employment Based Green Cards; H1B, L1, and O Temporary Worker Visas; E1, E2, and EB-5 Investor Visas; EAD; Waivers; DACA; Removal Defense in Immigration Court, including Immigration...
Lori A. Frio-Walker
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Bala Cynwyd, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 10 years experience
(215) 774-1149 333 East City Ave
"not mailing address"
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
Villanova University
Lori A. Frio-Walker, Esquire, devotes her practice primarily to all aspects of family and matrimonial law matters. Lori gained family law litigation experience in divorce, custody and support matters at Petrelli Law, P.C. Prior to working at Petrelli Law, P.C., Lori worked in the area of collaborative and amicable divorce. Lori received her J.D. degree from Villanova University School of Law and was the Editor-in-Chief of its Women’s Law Forum and Associate Editor of its Journal of Catholic Social Thought. Lori began her professional career as an associate attorney at a large regional firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania....
Aman 'Tip' Barber III
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Harleysville, PA Estate Planning Attorney with 25 years experience
(610) 462-1452 418 Main St.
Suite 100
Harleysville, PA 19438
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, DUI and Probate
Villanova University School of Law
I offer reasonable rates for all legal matters and a no charge initial consultation. Call today at 610-462-1452 --- I represent personal and corporate clients throughout southestern Pennsylvania in matters involving personal injury; driving under the influence, DUI; driving while ability impaired, DWAI; driving after imbibing, DAI, corporate law; commercial litigation; estate planning and estate administration. Call or email me to arrange a no charge consultation. Evening and weekend hours available. Reasonable rates for all legal matters
Michael Keith Hollinger
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(610) 393-4838 18 Marshall Avenue
Reading, PA 19606
Free ConsultationReading, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 22 years experience
Estate Planning, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Widener University Commonwealth Law School
Michael Hollinger is an attorney with over 21 years experience in providing aggressive yet compassionate legal representation. Mr. Hollinger is the principal at the Law Office of Michael Hollinger (est. 2009) where he continues to focus on defending those whose legal rights - and freedoms - are jeopardized. He has represented adults and juveniles at the pretrial, trial and post-trial levels. He has litigated major felony trials with highly successful results.

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...
Mr. Jeffrey Robert Pratz
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Wyomissing, PA Estate Planning Attorney with 10 years experience
2 Woodland Road
Wyomissing, PA 19610
Estate Planning, Business, Consumer and Criminal
Widener University Delaware School of Law and Rowan University
Michelle Power
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West Chester, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 6 years experience
(610) 696-4760 60 W. Boot Road
Suite 201
West Chester, PA 19380
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Michelle Power has brought her family law experience to a history-rich firm that has been serving Pennsylvania and New Jersey residents for over 60 years. The Charleston firm is conveniently located right outside the West Chester borough. We place our client's needs at the forefront of everything we do and we believe the highest compliments are referrals. However, we offer free consultations to everyone because we know hiring an attorney may be a major decision in your life. We want you to feel 100% comfortable with the lawyer you are about to choose and we want to make sure all...
Stephanie A. Henrick
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Norristown, PA Estate Planning Attorney with 11 years experience
(610) 275-0700 40 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Estate Planning, Elder and Tax
Villanova University School of Law and Widener University
Stephanie A. Henrick concentrates her practice in Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Tax Law and Social Security Disability.

Stephanie’s customized approach to estate planning provides her clients with personalized attention to address their unique circumstances. Stephanie reviews all elements of her clients’ financial and personal situations with attention to detail, which enables her to plan accordingly so her clients’ wishes are fulfilled.  She works closely with her clients to create a seamless process of passing down their legacies and protecting their heirs.

She earned her Masters of Law (LL.M.) in Taxation and a Certificate in Estate Planning from Villanova University School of Law....
George J. D'Ambrosio
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West Chester, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 50 years experience
(610) 429-1369 790 E Market St
#330
West Chester, PA 19382
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Villanova University School of Law
George J. D’Ambrosio, Of Counsel in the Firm’s West Chester Office, has more than 45 years of experience in offering a wide range of legal services, including complex commercial litigation, personal injury, franchise, real estate and municipal law.

He started his legal career with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, where he successfully prosecuted over 60 homicide cases. Throughout his career, Mr. D’Ambrosio has represented clients in the purchase and sale of franchises, has counseled clients in corporate transactions, and has extensive experience offering estate planning, estate and trusts administration and probate services.

For over 30 years, he was a...
Terence P. Ruf Jr.
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West Chester, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 12 years experience
(484) 786-9203 37 West Gay Street
West Chester, PA 19380
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Construction and Consumer
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Terence earned his undergraduate degree from the Pennsylvania State University in 1998. Terry began his legal career soon after garduating from Penn State. His professional experiences prior to and during law school include positions as a trial technology technician at a national litigation support firm in Washington D.C, as a paralegal for a Philadelphia defense firm, as a paralegal for staff counsel for one the largest insurers in North America, and as a law clerk at a Plaintiff’s firm in Chester County. While working full time as a paralegal, he attended the Widener University, School of Law, where he earned...
Gilbert P. High
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Norristown, PA Estate Planning Attorney with 54 years experience
(610) 275-0700 40 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Estate Planning, Administrative, Municipal and Real Estate
Gilbert P. High, Jr. has devoted his career primarily to the practice of Municipal, Real Estate and Land Use Law and Estates & Trusts. He has extensive experience in legislative drafting, subdivision and land development, zoning litigation, public employment issues, local taxation, public contracting, and the law of easements and rights of way. He regularly speaks on issues pertaining to municipal liability, particularly regarding the maintenance of the Urban Forest, a subject on which he has lectured nationally.

Mr. High also practices in the area of estate planning, particularly in the administration of complex estates, will drafting, the creation and...
Megan D. Halter
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West Chester, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 15 years experience
(610) 429-1369 790 E Market St
#330
West Chester, PA 19382
Estate Planning, Education and Energy
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Megan D. Halter focuses her practice in the representation of school districts, administrative personnel, teachers, staff, and third-party vendors, with regard to education and special education law matters. Ms. Halter implements preventive strategies in order to minimize exposure to legal risk and potential liabilities for public school systems, colleges and universities, non-profit organizations and charter schools.

Ms. Halter, along with other members of the Firm’s Special Education Group, proactively provide in-house training programs to all school district employees so that our clients can stay abreast of changes in the law and keep current on education-related legal requirements in order to...
Mr Peter Edward Bort
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Norristown, PA Estate Planning Attorney with 34 years experience
(610) 994-0072 21 West Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
Georgetown University Law Center
Bort Law exclusively utilizes a collaborative approach to divorce, child custody, support arrangements, prenuptial agreements, and many other family law matters. The goal of collaborative law is to solve problems together, restructure effective relationships for the future, and prevent unnecessary court battles. During face-to-face meetings, the parties and their collaborative team create a dialogue to produce an honest exchange of information and an expression of needs and expectations. Issues are openly discussed, and problem solving is direct and solution-oriented. The parties remain in control of the decisions that are made, rather than leaving the outcome up to a judge.

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Adam T Katzman
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Creamery, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 11 years experience
(610) 409-2909 1117 Bridge Road, Suite A
PO Box 268
Creamery, PA 19430
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Criminal and Probate
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Amy J. Miller
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Fleetwood, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 9 years experience
(610) 944-1959 22 E. Main Street
Fleetwood, PA 19522
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
Widener University Commonwealth Law School
Attorney Miller has been practicing in Berks County and Lehigh County since 2011. She primarily practices family law which includes divorce, custody, support, adoptions, name changes and pre and post nuptial agreements. She also assists clients in estate planning and probate matters.
Attorney Miller proudly participates in the Berks County Pro Bono Representation Program, the Modest Means Program and volunteers with Wills for Heroes.
Neil Andrew Stein
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Blue Bell, PA Estate Planning Attorney with 36 years experience
(610) 941-2469 910 Harvest Dr
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Real Estate and Tax
Temple University Beasley School of Law and Temple University Beasley School of Law
Co-Founder, Shareholder and Department leader of major suburban-Philadelphia law firm with emphasis on skilled and passionate representation, client responsiveness and productivity, community involvement and dedication to high standards of ethical conduct. I have personally represented individuals and non-profit organizations, government and businesses that range in size and complexity from closely held to Fortune 500, in business and real estate transactions, land use entitlements, environmental and regulatory approvals and litigation.

Adjunct Professor of Law, Real Estate Transactions, Temple University Beasley School of Law

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LLM, Taxation, Temple University School of Law, 1986

JD, Temple University School...
Timothy J. Trott
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West Chester, PA Estate Planning Lawyer with 26 years experience
(484) 354-0906 120 N. Church Street
PO BOX 374
West Chester, PA 19381-0474
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Probate and Social Security Disability
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Tim brings a unique variety of legal and business experience to his practice. Since 1992, he has practiced in the following areas of law: social security, bankruptcy, wills and estates and business. Before becoming a lawyer, Tim had a successful business career. He was a Vice President at Ketchum Advertising in Philadelphia, and was a Marketing Vice President at CoreStates Bank of Delaware. Tim represents people and businesses in need of legal services in Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Berks and Lancaster Counties. A former Marine, Tim is a graduate of Fordham University in New...
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