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Wills & Estate Planning

No matter what your age or economic status, the importance of protecting the economic well-being of your family in the event of your death or disability is of crucial importance. Proper estate planning is not a matter of filling out a few forms, and you owe it to yourself and your family to obtain quality legal advice. We have found time and time again in meetings with clients that individuals were unaware of issues that their loved ones will face upon their death. We ask questions designed to make you aware of critical planning issues and then carry out your objectives in the preparation of documents designed to meet your individual needs and the needs of your loved ones. Our experienced staff will meet with you to discuss in detail your estate planning needs, whether it be the drafting of a Will suited to your individual needs, guardianship provisions, trusts, general powers of attorney, and durable health care powers of attorney (Living Wills).

Estate Law

We are pleased to provide legal services for family members who have experienced the death of a loved one, including the representation of executors and trustees in the administration of estates and trusts, from the beginning to the end.  The administration of an estate or trust is not a do-it-yourself project, and our experienced staff will provide you with quality representation in the handling of the estate or trust of your loved ones. In our experience, the administration of estates and trusts has become increasingly complex over the past several years. If you have been appointed as the executor of an estate or trustee of a trust, you owe it to yourself and to your deceased family member or friend to obtain experienced legal representation in carrying out your legal duties. It is not unusual for us to be contacted by an executor or trustee who has attempted to handle an estate on their own, only to find that the task was far more complex than initially believed. Similarly, if you are the beneficiary of an estate or a trust that you do not believe is being properly administered, or if you wish to challenge the provisions of a Will or Trust, we are here to assist you. We are also experienced Orphans’ Court litigators, prepared to handle all legal matters pertaining to estates and trusts.