What Assets are Excluded from Probate in Pennsylvania?

What is the Difference Between Probate and Non-Probate Assets?   When a person passes away in Pennsylvania, all property the deceased owned within the Commonwealth is either probate or non-probate property. It is important to determine into which category the assets fall to minimize the inheritance tax burden. Probate and non-probate assets are often treated […]
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Is a Will that is Not Notarized Valid in Pennsylvania?

If you wish to serve as the executor of an estate, you certainly hope to resolve the legal affairs as efficiently as possible. The first thing you should do as a proposed executor is locate the original will and ensure all of the pages are accounted for. The signature pages are obviously quite important. We […]
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