How Long Does Probate Take?

We all go through a grieving process after the passing of a loved one. Family members and friends need time to focus on their loss and move on with the next phase of life. But a tragic passing of a loved one also brings legal and financial responsibilities for those left behind. Those tasks can […]
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Is it Possible to Skip Probate?

Potential clients often ask whether it is possible to skip probate when there is a Will. This is a reasonable question because the Will states who should receive the deceased’s money and property. Why then is it necessary to involve the court and deal with the estate administration process?   The answer lies in the […]
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What is the Difference Between an Executor, Administrator, and Personal Representative?

What is the Difference Between an Executor, Administrator, and Personal Representative?   There are several different terms which can identify the representative of a deceased person’s estate in Pennsylvania. These terms can be confusing because they are often used interchangeably though they carry different meanings.   Executor/ Executrix   When a person dies with a […]
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